Cattle Baron founder dies

CNJ staff Jeffrey W. Wilson, chief executive officer and founder of the Cattle Baron Restaurants Inc., of Roswell, died Sunday at Roswell Regional Hospital. He was 57. Cattle Baron Restaurants, Inc. was founded in Portales in 1976. Today there are eight Cattle Baron locations operating throughout New Mexico and Texas, including Roswell, the home of […]

In tribute: Former barber remembered for family values

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ Staff Writer When a young Rick Shomo got a haircut at Cannon Air Force Base, he never needed to give his barber much detail. “He never asked me what I wanted,” Shomo said of Charles Crayton. “He always knew how I wanted it cut.” In the same way, many things went […]

Food & fun Juneteenth commemorates end of slavery in the United States.

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David Hall of Clovis grills ribs at the Juneteenth celebration at Potter Park on Saturday. Hall arrived at 7 a.m. to help set up the event. (Staff photo: Andy DeLislie) By Kevin Wilson : CNJ staff writer Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. For the […]