Chandler, Verna

Verna Chandler Services: Have been held. Verna Chandler, 86, of Las Cruces died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at her home. She was born on Jan. 20, 1918, in Seminole, Okla., to Emma and Joe Ginnings. She was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ. She graduated from New Mexico State University in 1941 with […]

Clovis boys win rain-shortened event

CNJ staff RUIDOSO — Clovis High posted three of the day’s top four scores Tuesday and captured their division of the Leroy Gooch Invitational boys golf championship at The Links at Sierra Blanca. The Cats finished with a four-man total of 305, 10 shots ahead of Las Cruces High. Goddard was third at 325 in […]

Hintz, Sylvia

Sylvia Hintz Services: Have been held. Sylvia M. Hintz, 95, of Portales, died Monday, March 29, 2004, in Las Cruces. She was born on Feb. 8, 1909, in House, Territory of New Mexico, to J.H. and Lou Clegg. She never lived more than 50 miles from her family’s homestead. She graduated from House High School […]

Lady Cats split in Cruces tournament

CNJ STAFF LAS CRUCES — Clovis ended a two-game scoring drought by pushing across a pair of runs in the fourth inning, grabbing a 2-1 win over Rio Grande Saturday in the Southern New Mexico Invitational and earning a split of four games in the tournament. Earlier in the day, Clovis (7-3) fell to District […]

Business Briefs 3/16

Aid center halts discrimination Fair housing laws in New Mexico are being enforced by the Fair Housing Center of New Mexico Legal Aid, according to a news release from Nita Luna-Davis, Fair Housing Center director. The organization “recently achieved an important victory for a father and son, and a biracial couple, experiencing race and family […]

Greget Kathryn Elizabeth

Kathryn Elizabeth Greget Services: Will be held at a later date. Kathryn E. Greget, 76, of Las Cruces died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at Mountain View Hospital in Las Cruces. She was born on June 2, 1927, in San Pedro, Calif., to Joseph Goodwin and Lozie Rawls Snelson. She graduated from San Pedro High School […]

Murillo, Carlos

Carlos Murillo Services: Have been held. Carlos Murillo, 27, of Las Cruces, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, in Clovis. He was born on May 23, 1976, in Los Angeles, to Carlos and Valentina Murillo. He came to Clovis in May 1993. He married Eleisa Loera-Murillo on Jan. 5, 2003, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was […]

Richardson, Alissandra

Alissandra Marixa Richardson Services: Have been held. Alissandra Marixa Richardson, infant, of Clovis, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Dec. 4, 2003, in Clovis, to Jose Richardson and Amanda Garcia. Survivors include her father; her mother; a brother, Jacob Richardson of Clovis; grandparents, Thomas and […]

Massengill, Sandra

SANDRA MASSENGILL Services: Have been held. Sandra Marie Jones Massengill, 59, of Las Cruces, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at her home. She was born on May 10, 1944, in Clovis, to David Jones and Betty Been. She graduated from Western New Mexico University in 1964. Following the achievement of a master’s degree from the […]

Holloway, Jesse L.

JESSE HOLLOWAY Services: Have been held. Mr. Jesse L. Holloway, 62, of Las Cruces, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, at Las Cruces He was born on Aug. 20, 1942, in Lockney, Texas, to Bill and Vera Holloway  He served in Vietnam in 1967-1968 and at the time of his death was the department head for […]

Jameson, Dewey

Dewey Preston Jameson, 96, a longtime resident of Clovis, died on Oct. 30, 2003 at the Good Samaritan Retirement Village in Las Cruces. Jameson was born July 9, 1907, near Durant, Okla. He was married to Edna Mae Whittenburg November 2, 1929 in Durant, Oklahoma. In 1935, the family moved from Altus, Oklahoma to the […]

La Cueva routs defending champs

The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE — Undefeated and top-ranked La Cueva beat defending state champion but turnover-plagued Las Cruces 63-0 Saturday in the opening round of the Class 5A playoffs. Jake Bowe returned the opening kickoff more than 80 yards for a touchdown and after that everything went right for La Cueva. Almost everything went wrong […]

Lady Cats lose heartbreaker to Cruces

CNJ STAFF LAS CRUCES — The Clovis High Lady Wildcats had Las Cruces High on the ropes Saturday night, but couldn’t quite close the deal. The Lady Bulldawgs rallied for a 25-19, 21-25, 14-25, 25-20, 15-13 win over the Lady Cats in Class 5A regional competition, thus advancing to the state tournament on Friday in […]

Lady Cats face tough road test

Dave Wagner Darrel Ray remembers taking his Clovis High volleyball team on the long trip to Las Cruces High two years ago for a Class 5A regional round match against the eventual state champion Lady Bulldawgs. CHS is faced with that task again this week, making the trek to face Cruces in a round-of-eight match […]

Naggs, Bill

BILL ALAN NAGGS Services: Have been held. Bill Alan Naggs, 13, of Clovis died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, in his home. He was born Feb. 5, 1990, in Clovis. He attended Faith Christian Family Church and Clovis public schools. Family members said he loved people, watching movies and sports and blessed the lives of everyone […]

Perish the thought of prayer in schools

Ned Cantwell Wanda and Joe are in a stew as they brood over morning coffee in their modest Las Cruces home. Worry lines crease their faces. “So, what do you think? Shall we let him go to school this morning,” Wanda wonders? “Him” is son Bobby, a sophomore at Las Cruces High. “I’m at wit’s […]

Savage, Edward

Edward Savage Services: Will be scheduled later. Edward Ernest Savage, 71, died Thursday, Sept. 18, at his home in Clovis. Mr. Savage was born on Feb. 29, 1932, in Weatherford, Okla., to Horace and Libbie Frazier Savage. He was raised in Portales and came to Clovis in 1974. He married Dorothy May Thompson on Jan. […]

Game Day

Compiled by CNJ Sports Editor Rick White Game Day Clovis at Mayfield 7:30 p.m. tonight, Las Cruces Sports Stadium 2002 records: Clovis 9-3, Mayfield 12-1 Head coaches: Clovis, Eric Roanhaus, 26th year, 235-81-5; Jim Bradley, 17th year, 154-40-6 Last meeting: Mayfield 14, Clovis 0, 2002 regular-season Basic offense/defense: Clovis, pro-set/50; Mayfield, Power I, 50 double-eagle […]

Wildcats look vulnerable against defending state champs

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Las Cruces cornerback Gabe Oliver breaks up a pass intended for Clovis senior wide receiver Ben Teconchuk during Friday’s scrimmage in Artesia. Photo by Rick White By Rick White ARTESIA — Both teams scored three times, including one each by the second units. But by no means was Friday’s scrimmage between defending state champion Las […]

Cats battle Cruces

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Clovis High School junior John Props takes the handoff from senior Jeff Epps during Thursday’s practice at the high school. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave W agner After nearly two weeks of going against each other in practice, the Clovis High Wildcats will see someone else on the other side of the ball today […]