Bad Bikers

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By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer Organizers of the Badlands Motorcycle Rally say their rally, in its fourth year this weekend, draws bikers from all over New Mexico and West Texas. However, few visitors came from as far away as Deonne Wright, who rode her vintage 1979 Harley-Davidson Shovelhead on a solo trip from […]

Homicides haunting residents

Darrell Todd Maurina Jackie Davidson couldn’t stop crying as she described her reaction to the shooting of her father, J.C. Tucker. Tucker was shot to death at his auto salvage and storage room business near Cannon Air Force Base on Sept. 4, and the case hasn’t yet been solved. The homicide is one of a […]

Davis, Charlie Ray

Charlie Ray Davis Services: Have been held. Charlie Ray Davis, 35, of Albuquerque died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004, at his home. He was born on Feb. 1, 1969, in Phoenix to Steve Davidson and Marla Davis. Family members said he enjoyed fishing, landscaping and cooking. He was preceded in death by his father and his […]

Rucker, Patricia Davidson

Patricia Davidson Rucker Services: Have been held. Patricia Davidson Rucker, 78, of Amarillo, formerly of Floydada, Texas, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at the Craig Methodist Nursing Home in Amarillo. She was born on March 11, 1925, in Warrington, England, to John and Jeanne Davidson. She married Ralph Rucker on Jan. 8, 1944, in Warrington. […]

Sass, Marguerite

Marguerite Sass Services: Have been held. Mrs. Marguerite Elizabeth Yates Sass, 84, of Clovis, retired photographer/artist, died Sunday, July 20, 2003, at her home. She was born Sept. 9, 1918, in Shamrock, Texas, to J.E. and Margaret Yates. She was known as “Butch” to family and friends. She spent her early childhood in Shamrock, Wellington […]

Slain business owner’s daughter remembers J.C. Tucker

Darrell Todd Maurina Jackie Davidson remembers growing up as a young girl in Clovis as her father, J.C. Tucker, began the business now known as Tucker Auto Sales and Tucker Storage. Tucker died Sept. 4 of gunshot wounds at the business he began three decades ago. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office is still seeking suspects […]