Lonely soldier in Iraq seeks pen pals

David Stevens: CNJ Editor A few notes worth sharing: n Jackie Tucker Davidson of Hereford, Texas, is asking the public to help find those responsible for her father’s slaying. J.C. Tucker was killed west of Clovis on Sept. 4, 2003. “I have prayed daily for justice,” she writes. “I am a strong believer in the […]

Brownlow, Ernest

Ernest Derrell Brownlow, 69, of Lamesa, Texas, died Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on May 28, 1934, in Lamesa to Luther E. and Mayme Lee Brownlow. He was a member of the First Baptist Church O’Donnell. Family members said he actively attended Bluegrass festivals. He married Claudia […]

Hard worker became county sheriff

By Don McAlavy Ernest Garcia always said “I attended the school of hard knocks!” Garcia had only two years of schooling. Born on his grandfather’s ranch at Anton Chico in 1910, Ernest knew nothing but work from daylight to dark. He was one of five bothers with seven sisters. When he thought he had learned […]

Westmoreland, Ernest

Ernest Westmoreland Services: Have been held. Mr. Ernest Westmoreland, 83, of Clovis, a retired special education teacher, died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Jan. 6, 1921, in Wichita Falls, Texas. Mr. Westmoreland’s body was donated to University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque. […]

Sena, Ernest

Ernest Sena Services: Have been held. Mr. Ernest G. Sena, 81, of Clovis, a retired railroad worker, died Thursday, July 24, 2003, at his home in Clovis. He was born Aug. 7, 1921, in Clovis to Ignacio and Hilarita Gallegos Sena. A lifetime resident of Clovis, he married Sally Pacheco on Jan. 14, 1939, in […]