Cox, O.W.

O.W. Cox Services: Have been held. O.W. “Blackie” Cox, 73, of Hobbs, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at Lea Regional Medical Center in Hobbs. He was born on June 15, 1931, in Lindsay, Okla., to Herbert and Opal Cox. He married Jane Long on Nov. 7, 1993, in Hobbs. He was a member of the […]

City’s annual budget to include major capital projects

By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer Clovis city commissioners voted Tuesday night to approve a $53.9 million budget for the 2004-05 fiscal year. Tuesday’s meeting took less than 10 minutes since most of the discussion took place in a July 20 daytime budget hearing, commissioners said. The revised budget adopted Tuesday by the commission […]

Johnston, Kay

Kay Johnston Services: Have been held. Kay Johnston, 59, of Portales died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Health Care Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 3, 1944, in Tucumcari to Louise and Bill Johnston. Her family moved to Portales from Levelland, Texas, in 1959. While she was in school, she worked […]

Put debt on a diet/Finances find a friend

By Michelle Seeber o Getting out from under credit card crunch calls for self-restraint. By Michelle Seeber CNJ STAFF WRITER michelle_seeber@link.freedom.com About four years ago, Danny Keith Duncan owed more than $10,000 in credit card debt. Since then, the 43-year-old Clovis resident has learned the secret to staying debt-free — self-restraint. Facing debt, his income […]

Ute Water Project comes under heated debate

By Jack King The Clovis City Commission gave first approval Thursday to an ordinance authorizing a one quarter of a percent increase in the city’s gross receipts tax to fund city infrastructure improvements and Clovis’ participation in the Ute Water Project — but not without some sharp debate. The ordinance must receive final approval in […]

Petition calls for ‘drastic’ action

Clovis Police officer Lyndell Stansell, Jr., right, checks out a taser gun during a briefing for the swing shift Thursday at the Clovis Police Department along with officers Steve Wright, left, and David Lester, center. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth Jack King and Darrell Todd Maurina A petition on behalf of city police officers — […]

Proposal could legalize carports under P&Z plan

By Darrell Todd Maurina About 90 percent of the 165 carports violating Clovis zoning ordinances could be legalized under a proposal discussed Monday night by the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission. Under the proposal, owners of pre-manufactured, portable and flat-roof carports that don’t meet city standards would be allowed to apply for rezoning that would […]

Broker, truck driver preach the Word

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The Rev. Sam Duncan, who drives a Schwan’s truck during the week, serves as pastor of Floyd Baptist Church on the weekends. By Gary Mitchell Dean Turvaville is among a growing army of bivocational pastors throughout the nation — pastors of churches who also work in the public marketplace for their livelihood. So is Sam […]