Religion feature: Family adopts ninth child


CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Patricia Gartner answers a question for the newest addition to the family, 10-year-old Alexis Victorie, whom the family adopted in Russia 13 days ago. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer A Clovis couple returned from Russia the day after Christmas with their ninth adopted child. Patricia and Duane Gartner began […]

Duane B. Cornett

Duane B. Cornett, 84, of Portales, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006, at the VA Hospital in Amarillo. He was born Jan. 13, 1922, in Tres Piedras, to M.P. and Emma Barnard Cornett. He was the grandson of Dr. Joseph Barnard, pioneer doctor of Knox and Haskell Counties in Texas. He attended school in Plainview, Texas, […]

Dirickson, Joseph

Joseph Dirickson Services: Have been held. Joseph Duane “Joe” Dirickson, 20, of Huntsville, Texas, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2004, at his home. He was born Nov. 21, 1984, to Duane and Mary Quiteria Martinez Dirickson in Midland, Texas. He was a member of First Christian Church in Huntsville. He is survived by his father, Duane […]