Camel helps pay student’s way through college

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Edwin Snell said he and Caesar the camel, who he took to college with him in Las Cruces, have been together 11 years. Sharna Johnson A college student would be lucky to have a wingman like Caesar. And Edwin Snell is. Caesar the camel is not only a companion after […]

After lunar mission, Earth next frontier

Freedom New Mexico Forty years ago this weekend, Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins were the most famous men on the planet. And they were some 240,000 miles from it. They were circling the lunar surface preparing to set down for what would become one of humanity’s greatest achievements. On Monday, we will […]

Candidate’s campaign intent questioned

By Tonya Garner: CNJ Staff Writer His opponents claim Edwin Perales II is unfairly trying to capitalize on his father’s political success. Not true, Perales II says. He can’t help it if he has the same name as his father, two-term Curry County Commissioner Edwin Perales Jr. “I’ve been Edwin Perales since kindergarten,” Perales II […]

Snell, Richard

Richard M. Snell, 71, of Clovis, died Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Aug. 2, 1934, to Marion Matthew and Bertha Ann Martin Snell in Clovis. He was an attorney and practiced law for 30 years in Clovis before retiring to his horse and cattle ranch in Ranchvale. […]

McCready, Edwin

Edwin Deryl McCready, 91, of Clovis, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2006, at Farwell Convalescent Center in Farwell. He was born Aug. 22, 1914, in Kiersey, Okla., to Edward and Althia McCready. He married Mary Lauice (Lois) Elrod in Durant, Okla., on April 26, 1942. He was a veteran, volunteering to fill a quota for the […]

Williams, Edwin (Jack)

Edwin Vernon (Jack) Williams, 93, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2005, in Farwell. He was born May 24, 1912 in Bethel, Okla., to Albert Sydney and Flora Louise Williams. He attended school at Bethel and graduated from high school in 1930 from Hollis, Okla. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in education from Southwestern State […]

Jones, Michael E.

Michael “Mike” Edwin Jones, 56, of Wolfforth, Texas, died Oct. 31, 2005, at a Lubbock hospital. He was born Dec. 19, 1948, in Portales to Arthur and Jewell (Woodward) Jones. He graduated high school from Roswell Military Institute. He received a bachelor’s degree in business from Eastern New Mexico University and a master’s degree from […]

White, Clifton Edwin

Clifton Edwin White Services: Have been held. Clifton Edwin White, 62, of Silver City, died Feb. 28, 2005, at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Silver City. He was born on Aug. 23, 1942, in Artesia to Alvin Clifton and Doris Lucille (Hinrichsen) White. He married Janice Ruth Wright Schwegman on Nov. 24, 1962, in […]

Knight, H. Edwin

H. Edwin Knight Services: Have been held. Mr. H. Edwin Knight, 80, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at All Care Assisted Living in Clovis. He was born on Aug. 23, 1924, in Jones County, Iowa, to Harold and Rachel Daily Knight. He attended school in Jones and Lynn counties and graduated from Coggon […]