The squeal deal: Beauty of swine show in eye of beholder

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Elizabeth Green, 13, shows her pig Tuesday at the Curry County Fair. Green finished 10th in class 15 of Yorkshires. (Staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Upturned snouts and thin, spindly tails. Translucent pink hides. Hair that is course and sparse. Generally, swine are not considered creatures of beauty. Step into […]

June 30, 2006 Public Record

The following marriages were compiled from court records from June 22 through Wednesday: • Dan Leslie Gamel, 60, to Laurel Ruth White, 46, both of Grady. • Jesus Antonio Vicuna, 39, to Veronica Rivera, 33, both of Portales. • Ray Arthur Heisch, 21, to Dana Marie Simon, 22, both of Clovis. • Mike L. McClellan, […]

Hospital guards against infant abductions

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Freedom Newspapers: Andy DeLisleAmber and Justin Norman of Portales sit in the room after their first child, Teagan, was born at 12:23 a.m. Wednesday at Plains Regional Medical Center. By Tonya Garner: CNJ Staff Writer Elizabeth McGregor snuggled her newborn son protectively against her breast as she lay recovering from a Caesarian section at Plains […]

June 4, 2006 Honors

The following Clovis Community College students graduated May 12. Associate of arts Rachel Gama, Philippa Holmes, Raquel Sierra Soto, Dolores Gumm, Linda Robles, Dominque Corsey, Maria Alfaro, Jessica Allison, Steven Anderson, Sierra Bard, Summer Black, Terry Brigham, Felecia Cantwell, Mary Drake, Stacy Frederick, Crystal Garcia, Bonnie Gillespie, Jorde Hamilton, Michelle Hughes, Alissa Jones, Elizabeth Ledezma, […]

5/21 Honors

Greig Elizabeth Anne Greig of Clovis earned her bachelor of science degree in human nutrition and bachelor of arts degree in Spanish from Kansas State University. She was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest honor society, according to a news release from the university. Hatla Erika Kathleen Hatla of Clovis received […]

Lockwood honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Itzel Cobos, Dexter Delgado, Karimah Hulett, Aaron Martinez, Jason Mirabal, Devin Mitchell, Eric Palaia, Dylan Smith, Lynzie Starrit, Bejia Stroud A/B: Marybel Bonney, Elizabeth Gardea, Ryan Glover, Aurayana Gonzalez, Juan Gutierrez, Kehshauna Jones, Francisco Lopez, Steve Lopez, John […]

Walker, George W.

George W. Walker, 80, of Portales, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005 at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born April 1, 1925, in Yuma, Ariz., to Marie and James Walker. He was the son of Scottish immigrants. He grew up in Coronado, Calif., where the family raised polo ponies and operated the stables at […]

Reid, Norman F.

Norman Felix Reid, 90, of Marble Falls, Texas, died Oct. 30, 2005. He was born Dec. 24, 1914 in Throckmorton, Texas, to T.W. and Elizabeth (Cohron) Reid. He was preceded in death by his wife, Oleta A. Reid; a daughter-in-law Elsie Reid; a granddaughter Sybrina Kay Confer Fontenot; and great-grandson Shawn Dow. He is survived […]

Moore, Robert L. “Bob”

Robert Lee “Bob” Moore, 87, of Clovis, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. He was born Aug. 3, 1918, to Charles Oscar and Lockey Ola Clayton Moore in Dimmitt, Texas. He married Elizabeth Bell on Feb. 24, 1940, in Clovis. He was a manager at Arrow Gas Company and farmed […]

Hurley Mitchell, Elizabeth R.

Mrs. Elizabeth Rebecca Hurley Mitchell, 103, of Clovis, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at the Laurel Ridge Healthcare. She was born May 28, 1902, in Cody, Wyo., to Frank and Carrie Hurley. She married Dewey Mitchell at Grier, on Aug. 11, 1921. The family moved to Nebraska when she was 2, and to Curry County […]