10/14 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Oct. 5 to Oct. 12: • Richard Allen Moreno, 30, to Kristie Denise McDonald, 34, both of Clovis • Frankie Luis Estrada, 29, to Felicia Sandra Gaillard, 34, both of Clovis • Timothy Ray Headlee, 29, to Elizabeth Ann Dyer, 42, both of Clovis • […]

Pleasant, Doris

Doris Pleasant Services: Have been held. Doris Lee Pleasant, 78, of Clovis, died Friday, July 29, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on July 23, 1927, in Covington, Va., to Jesse and Dorothy Empy Davis. She worked at Clovis Hotel, Holiday Inn and the American Legion Post 117. Her life’s work […]

State motto, song could use update

By Ned Cantwell: State Columnist Former KOAT-TV reporter Nancy Laflin has been the New Mexico State music czar for three months now and it is a bit disappointing. I still can’t play the violin. Too bad. The brand new director of the brand new created by executive order New Mexico Music Commission will conduct the […]

Cagle, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Cagle Services: Have been held. Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Graham Cagle, 96, of Clovis, died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at her home. She was born on June 3, 1909, in Stevenson, Ala., to James R. and Lena Huddleston Graham. She came to Clovis at 10 months of age in 1910 with her family. She married […]

Encinias, Abelino

Abelino Encinias Services: Have been held. Abelino Encinias, 68, of Sacatosa, died Tuesday, June 14, 2005 in Sacatosa. He was born on Jan. 27, 1937, in San Geronimo, to Manuel and Eumelia Encinias. He was a farmer all his life. He farmed in Portales and later in Sacatosa. Family members said he will be remembered […]

Carter, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Carter Services: Have been held. Mrs. Elizabeth Carter, 92, of Portales, died Friday, April 29, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on April 16, 1913, in Elida, to Zadie and Charles McClain. She grew up on the McClain ranch south of Taiban. She married Louis Carter in 1930. They […]

Bolin, Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Bolin Services: Have been held. Mary Elizabeth Bolin, 91, of Clovis, died April 10, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born July 12, 1913, in Portales, to Charles Franklin and Minnie Belle Riley Stephenson. She married Joseph Randolph Bolin on July 1, 1929 in Portales. She was a retired housekeeper. […]

McCuiston, Earl

Earl McCuiston Services:Have been held. Earl Porter McCuiston, 79, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at his home. He was born on Dec. 10, 1925, in Paris, Tenn., to Aubery Porter and Mary Elizabeth Allen McCuiston. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a seaman first class. He married Pearline […]

Zias softball starts season 1-4

Freedom Newspapers SAN ANGELO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University won its first game in bracket play on Friday night by beating Colorado State-Pueblo 7-3, but lost twice on Saturday to finish a season-opening 1-4 weekend in the Angelo State Classic softball tournament. The Zias dropped pool-play matches to University of Science & Arts of […]

1/21 Public Record

Compiled from court records through Jan. 20, 2005 Marriage Licenses Chrstopher Michael Rodriguez, 29, to Elizabeth Gonzalez, 31, both of Amarillo Dagaberto Rodriguez, 20, of Camp Pendleton, Calif. to Crystal Suzanne Sierra, 18, of Clovis Manuel Gurrola Villalobos, 25, to Amie Christine Saiz, 28, both of Clovis Michael Benjamin Mitchell, 39, of Clovis to Kimberlee […]

Grundman, Howard

Howard Grundman Services:  Have been held. Howard “Axel” Grundman, 82, of Storm Lake, Iowa, formerly from Albuquerque, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake, Iowa. He was born on Nov. 15, 1921, in Pella, Iowa, to Ralph S. and Katherine Elvira Burtness Grundman.  He was baptized on Dec. […]

California man trying to keep boyhood promise

By Mike Linn: CNJ new editor A few days after 3-year-old David Lucas’ sister died from complications during childbirth he stopped by her gravesite and made her a promise. Forty years later he’s trying his best to keep it. “I told her I’d be back, that when I got older I’d come back and get […]

Borden, Elsie

Elsie Elizabeth Borden Services: Have been held. Elsie Elizabeth Borden, 89, of Hobbs, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004, at the Hobbs Health Care. She was born on Oct. 30, 1916, in Portales. She married E.M. “Buzz” Borden Jr. on April 27, 1933. Family members said she was a member of the Church of Christ for […]

Betz , Rowland G.

Rowland G. Betz Services: The family will hold private services at a later date. Rowland G. Betz, 61, of Portales died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at his home. He was born on Oct. 3, 1942, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Ruth Elizabeth and Alfred Rowland Betz. He grew up in Pennsylvania and attended school in Ivyland, […]

Greget Kathryn Elizabeth

Kathryn Elizabeth Greget Services: Will be held at a later date. Kathryn E. Greget, 76, of Las Cruces died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at Mountain View Hospital in Las Cruces. She was born on June 2, 1927, in San Pedro, Calif., to Joseph Goodwin and Lozie Rawls Snelson. She graduated from San Pedro High School […]

On the shelves: New book at Clovis library

How to Draw New Mexico’s Sights and Symbols by Aileen Weintraub was given by Phil and Barbara Casey in memory of Bill Naggs. This informative and entertaining book combines interesting facts about the Land of Enchantment with step-by-step instructions on drawing the State seal, yucca, roadrunner, capitol building, and much more. Math for All Seasons […]

Smith, Elizabeth B.

Elizabeth B. Smith Services: Have been held. Mrs. Elizabeth B. Smith, 95, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at her home north of Clovis. She was born Feb. 5, 1908, in Gratiot County, Mich., to Bertha Mae Johnson and Daniel Martin Bartlett. She grew up with two brothers and a sister in Omaha, Neb. In 1928, […]

Wilson, Irene

Irene Elizabeth Wilson Mrs. Irene Elizabeth Wilson, 73, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Dec. 6, 1929, in Gilmer County, Ga., to Herman and Velvie Cochran Weaver. She married Lamon Wilson Sr. on Dec. 11, 1945, in Blue Ridge, Ga. They moved […]

Cagle, C.C.

C.C. Cagle Services: Have been held. Mr. C.C. “Bud” Cagle, 91, of Clovis, a retired cost accountant, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on June 15, 1912, in Roswell, to Charles Clifton and Della Reese Cagle. He was born when New Mexico was still a territory. […]

Public Record

Compiled from court records from May 1 through Wednesday Marriage Licenses Joel Barba, 25, of Texico and Regina Jalyn Longley, 25, of Clovis Melecio Bustillos, 36 and Darlene J. Gutierrez, 43, both of Texico Jude Allen Sena, 45 and Rebecca Andrea Gonzales, 44, both of Clovis Royce Donovan Foster, 18 and Verneda Ann Koenig, 19, […]