Jefferson throws 2 TD passes, Air Force wins 34-16

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Tim Jefferson did less thinking and better playing. Jefferson, starting for the injured Connor Dietz, threw two touchdowns passes and Air Force rolled to a 34-16 victory over Colorado State on Saturday. “Before I would think a lot when I was out on the field,” Jefferson said. “When I got […]

Doctor named in lawsuit

By Karl Terry: PNT Managing Editor An emergency room doctor with a multimillion-dollar lawsuit hanging over his head worked briefly at Plains Regional Medical Center and Roosevelt General Hospital, hospital representatives said this week. Dr. Theodore Collins worked briefly in PRMC and RGH’s emergency rooms as a contract physician before the administrations became aware of […]

House pulls for better poll turnout

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers A pair of House bills alllowing voters to register at the polls may be in for tough debate in the 2007 New Mexico Legislature. One of the bills is sponsored by Mary Helen Garcia, D-Las Cruces, the state representative who carried legislation that switched the state to paper ballots last […]

Deployed troops request donations for Iraqi children

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Troops deployed to Balad Air Base in Iraq have begun a campaign for donations of goodies troops in the field can give to Iraqi children. The items will be distributed by military personnel as they conduct missions to disarm explosive devices in the Iraqi countryside. The goal of the […]

Digging up dirt on the Bible

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Dr. Steven Collins literally digs the Bible. Collins believes he has found the site of the infamous city of Sodom and plans to share his findings Sunday with the congregation of the First Baptist Church. According to Genesis, Sodom is one of two cities God destroyed because of the […]

4/16 Births

Rush Zane Henry Rush was born March 20 to Larry and Alicia Rush, of Grady, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces. He has one brother, Chisum Rush, 4. Grandparents are Karen Smith of Ruidoso, and Rod and Vickie Smith of Azle, Texas. Great-grandparents are Bud and Phyllis Queener of Clovis, […]

Collins, Clarine

Clarine Collins, 92, of Clovis died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at Laurel Plains Healthcare. She was born March 1, 1913, in Lynn County, Texas, to Fred and Eliza Leavett Thomas. She was raised by various family members and friends, including spending a year or more in the Baptist Children’s Home in Portales. She married Roy […]

Collins, Ara “Doll”

Ara “Doll” Collins, 91, of Clovis, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2006, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born Feb. 14, 1914, in Madisonville, Texas, to Tom and Carrie Sims Jordan. She married Brady Byrd on Sept. 20, 1930, in Midway, Texas. She later married Lee Collins on Aug. 12, 1952, in Lovington. She […]

Collins, Bobbie

Bobbie Collins Services: Have been held. Bobbie L Collins, 68, of Tucumcari, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005. He was born on Sept. 24, 1936, in Clovis. He attended his first year of school in Clovis and later moved to Grady with his family. He graduated from Grady High School in 1954. He was a member […]

Collins, Dorothy

Dorothy Collins Services: Have been held. Mrs. Dorothy Collins, 84, of Portales died Monday, Feb. 14, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center. She was born Oct. 5, 1920, to Nora and Earnest Haragan in rural Oklahoma near Fox. The Haragan family moved to Floyd in 1926. They lived on a neighboring farm with the Collins […]

Loftus, Marie

Marie Loftus Services: Have been held. Marie M. Loftus, 75, of Albuquerque, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004. She was born on Feb. 17, 1929, in Clovis, to Ray and Ethel Miller. She married Martin Loftus. She moved to Albuquerque in 1982. She was employed by Presbyterian Hospital as a radiology transcription and manager of medical […]

Story, Hettie

Hettie Story Services: Will be held at a later date. Hettie D. Collins Story, 86, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Sunday, July 18, 2004, at the Odyssey Hospice House in Las Vegas. She was born on July 11, 1918, in Floydada, Texas, to Shedrick Neubern and Rebecca Ann Gill Ewing. Family members said she was […]

Collins, Bobby

Bobby Collins Services: Have been held. Mr. Bobby Collins, 72, of Clovis, died Saturday, May 15, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on March 16, 1932, in Walnut Ridge, Ark., to Ben and Edith Coy Collins. He married Alice W. Derr on Sept. 14, 1954, in Walnut Ridge, Ark. He […]

Jenkins, Jasper Collins

Jasper Collins Jenkins Services: Have been held. Jasper Collins Jenkins, 84, of Texico, a farmer, died Monday, April 26, 2004, in Clovis, He was born on May 11, 1919, in Grapeland, Texas, to R.Q. and Mattie Duncan Jenkins. He had been a resident of Clovis since 1952 moving from Grapeland, Texas. He farmed in this […]

Anniversaries 3/14 – Collins

Collins Dwain and Pauline Collins of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in April with a trip to Nashville, Tenn. The trip to Nashville is hosted by their children and grandchildren, Bruce and Julie Collins, Alex Collins and Matthew Collins, all of Pampa, Texas, Harold and Susan Collins, Taryn Collins and Alyssa Collins, all […]

Birthday celebrations 2/22

Luckett Nina Luckett of Clovis celebrated her 102nd birthday on Feb. 12, 2004. She enjoyed all the phone calls she received and cards and letters. She was born on Feb. 12, 1902, in Fort Scott, Kan. She has four children; and numerous grandchildren. Collins Ara Jordan Byrd Collins of Clovis celebrated her 90th birthday on […]

EDITORIAL: Judges’ tough scrutiny a needed practice

A decision by federal Judge Audrey B. Collins in Los Angeles to strike down a portion of the sweeping anti-terrorism law passed in haste after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, looks like a heartening sign that the judiciary system might be ready to get back in the game of protecting the liberties of […]

Weddings – 11/2

Corrie Lindsay Rose McCluskey and Brian Scott Corrie, both of Fort Collins, Colo., were married on Aug. 30, 2003, at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fort Collins. The Rev. Carlos Chavez performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Sherry McCluskey of Fort Collins. She is the granddaughter of Tad and Fran […]

Weddings 10/26

Corrie Lindsay Rose McCluskey of Fort Collins, Colo., and Brian Scott Corrie of Fort Collins, were joined in marriage on Aug. 30, 2003, at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fort Collins. The Rev. Carlos Chavez performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Sherry McCluskey of Fort Collins. She is the granddaughter […]

Collins, Lillie

Lillie Collins Services: Have been held. Mrs. Lillie Mae Collins, 73, of Texico, a housewife, died Monday, July 7,2003, in Clovis. She was born on March 26, 1930, in Lone Wolf, Okla., to Sam and Amy Wilson Prater. She married Clark Collins on Feb. 6, 1982, in Clovis. She was raised in California and Melrose. […]