Education feature: French students expand learning with club

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo French Club Vice President Bryan Wygant, left, and President Sarafina Kwaku practice holding a conversation in French Tuesday in teacher Jennifer Kelley’s classroom. Liliana Castillo In French class at Clovis High School, students led by French teachers Diana Huey and Jennifer Kelley talked about crepes. In French club, the students […]

Fuller sentenced

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Stanley and Vickie Dixon stand together as they testify Wednesday during the sentencing hearing of Jerry Wayne Fuller. Vickie Dixon is the victims’ daughter. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — As Jerry Wayne Fuller was escorted by deputies from the Roosevelt County district courtroom Wednesday to begin a 127-year […]

Child’s prayer brings home God’s message

By Sabrina Farmer: Guest Columnist The e-mail’s intent was administrative, not prophetic, and held no hidden meaning. Or did it? “Vision Sunday canceled” was what the subject line read. I knew the heart of the church leadership well enough to understand this communication from a year ago was about taking time to concentrate on our […]

Residents give gift of sight in Africa

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Clovis residents George and Diana Franklin are the founders of the nonprofit organization SEE Ministries, established in 1998 for the purpose of providing eyeglasses to rural Africans. (Courtesy photo) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer A story in the Gospel of Mark features a blind man named Bartimaeus. According to the biblical story, Jesus and […]

Carlisle, James W.

James William Carlisle, 57, of Commerce City, Colo. died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005. He was born May 17, 1948, in Portales to James and Etna Carlisle. He married Diana McCauley March 28, 1970. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a diesel mechanic. Family members said he enjoyed hunting, fishing and being with his family. […]

Romero, Nicolasa Maria

Nicolasa Maria Romero Services: Have been held. Nicolasa “Nicky” Maria Romero, 66, of Clovis died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at her home. She was born on March 18, 1937, in Pastura to Juan and Estephanita Dimas Mares. She was a counselor for the State of New Mexico. She came to Clovis six years ago. She […]