Mother doesn’t take day off

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CNJ staff photo: Helena Rodriguez Diana Cordova, second from left, is pictured with her mother, Ingeborg Rothenhaeuser, who lives in the Canary Islands. Also pictured are Cordova’s husband, Andy, and children Debra and Derrick. By Helena Rodriguez: CNJ staff writer Diana Cordova’s idea of a perfect Mother’s Day would be to spend it with her […]

Depression common for local youth

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer To end her life, she could stop eating, or overdose on medication. “I understood what I could do,” she said. “I thought, ‘I don’t want to do this. This is stupid.’” Suicide and Stephanie Reid, 15, ended with flirtation. Tragically, a striking number of New Mexican teens go further. […]

Service center makes supersize repairs

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Gilbert Chavez of Clovis, a certified caterpillar technician, checks the anti freeze level on a truck during a general inspection Monday at R&D Service Center. Chavez has been employed there for 5 years. CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Ever since Ronald Dickson and Don Reid started the R&D Service […]

Rain replenishing Conchas Lake

By Chelle Delaney: Freedom Newspapers Fueled by monsoon rains, the water level at Conchas Lake is the highest it’s been in at least five years, according to officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. With higher water levels, more water will be available to irrigate farm and ranch operations south of the dam as […]

Luevanos, Adela

Adela I. Luevanos, 71, of Clovis died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005, at her home in Clovis. She was born June 5, 1934 in Newkirk to Juan and Tiofela Aragon. She married Luis Luevanos on April 25, 1985 in El Paso, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Angelina Sandoval and Margaret […]

Mondragon, Maria E.

Maria Elena Mondragon, 86, of Albuquerque, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, at her home. She was born on April 28, 1919, in Pintada, to Lorenzo and Carolina Cordova Garcia. She was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith. She came to Clovis in 1940. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and […]

Honor Roll: Lockwood Elementary School

CNJ Staff Lockwood Elementary School Third grade: A Honor Roll- Karimah Hulett, Starr Gomez, Auryana Gonzales, Ryan Glover, Steve Lopez, Aaron Martinez, Jason Mirabal, Georgia Mefford, Heather Pastirchak, Dyllan Smith, Lynzie Starritt, Beija Stroud, Landon Williams. Third grade: A/B Honor Roll – Marybel Bonney, Xavier Cervantes, Robert Guerra, Adrienne Meza. Fourth Grade: A Honor Roll […]

Man sentenced in 2004 killing

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Victoria Estrada, right, mother of stabbing victim Victor Estrada, and friend Samantha Aguirre observe the sentencing of Joel Cordova Wednesday at the Curry County Courthouse. Cordova and the victim were childhood friends. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer They were good friends. As boys they played sports together, had sleepovers and […]

Pastor: Love best response to destruction

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The Llano Estacado Metropolitan Community Church on Fourth Street has been vandalized twice in the last two weeks, according to church officials and police. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Boarded up windows and remnants of spray paint mar the facade of the Llano Estacado Metropolitan Community Church. Located on Fourth […]

Cordova, Julian

Julian Cordova Services: Have been held. Julian Jose Cordova, 84, of Logan, died Friday, July 29, 2005, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Amarillo. He was born on Jan. 10, 1921, in Logan. He was a member of the San Antonio Catholic Church, the Society de Padre Nuestro Senor in Logan, and the Guadalupe G. […]