Public Works director: Prince Street construction ahead of schedule

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Jimmy Vela of Nick Griego & Sons Contruction smooths out a driveway approach Monday on Prince St. The driveway is being replaced as part of the ongoing Prince Street construction project. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Business owners that lie within a construction corridor on Prince Street appear to be taking the chaos in […]

Roberson, Carrie L. (Cones)

Carrie Lauray (Cones) Roberson, 39 Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at House Cemetery. Carrie Lauray (Cones) Roberson, 39, of Caldwell, Texas, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, in Gatesville, Texas. She was born Oct. 26, 1965, in Deming. She moved to Caldwell in January from Mineral Wells, Texas, and was the assistant manager of Golden Chicken in […]

Everyone can serve God, no matter one’s ability

By Judy Brandon: Religion columnist The concept of servant leadership is a popular approach when talking about leadership theory. From an educational setting to a hospital system to a mammoth corporation, the idea of the leader serving or giving service to subordinates is appealing. Service is a big word. Isaiah in the Old Testament was […]

Cones, Clarence

Services: have been held. Clarence Cones, 70, of Fort Sumner, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on March 5, 1934, in Cuervo, to Johnny H. and Edna Harrison Cones. He was raised in Cuervo, Santa Rosa, and made his home in Fort Sumner in 1945. He […]

Pine cones return to trees

By Jack King Katherine Vandevender said the idea came to her in the night: Why not let her fourth graders decorate pine cones to look like Christmas trees? Ideas like this often come to Vandevender, who describes herself as a crafter and a recycler. But, although she devotes a lot of time to thinking of […]

Cones, Bill

Bill Cones Services: Have been held. Bill Cones, 93, of Fort Sumner, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2003 at his home following an illness. He was born July 4, 1910, in Norwood, Mo., to John W. and Louanna Tennesse Akers Cones. His parents homesteaded northeast of Newkirk in 1912 where they made their home until 1947. […]

Foster, Lola

Mrs. Lola Fay Foster, 62, of Fort Sumner, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born on April 13, 1941, in Cuervo, to Johnny and Edna Harrison Cones. She moved to Fort Sumner in 1943 where she attended school. She married Dick Foster on Aug. 30, 1958, in Clovis. Family […]