Press release: Shooting suspect surrenders at border

COLUMBUS, NEW MEXICO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Columbus port of entry Monday took custody of a man being sought on homicide charges in New Mexico. CBP officers arrested 36-year-old Fernando Lopez Villegas of Portales at approximately 12:05 p.m. after he entered the U.S. from Mexico to surrender to […]

June 26 Religion Digest

Knights of Columbus make donation The Knights of Columbus Council 4205 of Clovis donated $10,000 to Archbishop Michael Sheehan on June 2 in Albuquerque. Deputy Knight Antonio Gutierrez said the money was raised from twice-weekly bingo games from the past year. Gutierrez said the group donated the money to the archbishop to train new preachers. […]

Lyrics explain where words fail

clyde_davis@yahoo.com The year was 1986, and I hit the road early that morning, leaving northeastern Ohio for Columbus, the center of the state, and Ohio’s state capital. August and State Fair time, but this was only tangential to my reason for going. By now most of the country had jumped on the fan train for […]

April 8, 2008 Military Reunions

USS Columbus veterans plan reunion The USS Columbus Veterans Association is seeking information about Navy and Marine Corps veterans who served aboard the USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12 anytime from 1944 through 1976 and the USS Columbus (SSN-762) past and present, according to a news release. A reunion is planned for Oct. 1-4 at the Holiday Inn […]

10/7 amos

Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse who types by hopping on the keyboard shift keys. He can’t operate the capital shift, and he shuns punctuation marks — except dashes and hyphens. the tale of colombo bug with it being near columbus day boss jenny the girl mouse next door and i decided to borrow […]

8/23 Military Digest

Parker Bryann J. Parker has joined the U.S. Army Reserve under the Delayed Training Program. He is a 2001 Floyd High School, and reported July 20 to Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. for active duty. He is the son of Connie J. Parker of Clovis, and Frankie J. Parker of Knoxville, Tenn.

Servatius, Lorado

Lorado Servatius Services: Have been held. Lorado Nettie Servatius, 84, of Pleasant Hill, died Friday, March 25, 2005, at her home. She was born on April 20, 1920, in Paducah, Texas, to T.M. and Janie Fincher Anderson. She was raised in Anton, Texas. She married Bob Servatius on July 12, 1941, in Vernon, Texas. After […]

Howe, Kenneth

Kenneth Howe Services: No services are planned. Kenneth William Howe, 83, of Clovis, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at his home. He was born on Nov. 7, 1921, in Casstown, Ohio, to William Amasa and Anna Mae Barnhart Howe. He graduated from Springfield Ohio High School on Jan. 25, 1940. He enlisted in the U.S. […]

Fonteno, Francis

Francis Fonteno Services: Have been held. Francis “Frank” Fonteno, 80, of Clovis, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, in Clovis. He was born in Lake Charles, La., to Cristobal and Mary Clara “Emily” Fontenot. He married Maria Margarita Gonzalez on July 3, 1962, in San Benito, Texas. He was a member of the United States Air […]

Febus, Stephen L.

Stephen L. Febus Services: No local services are planned. Stephen L. Febus, 63, of Fort Sumner, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at his home. He was born on Jan. 26, 1941, in Lancaster, Ohio, to Lowell R. and Geraldine Clora Witham Febus. He was raised in Lancaster, Ohio where he attended and graduated from high […]