Engagements 4/25 — Roach-Phipps, Ford-Baldock

Roach-Phipps Audie and Dori Roach of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, April Roach of Clovis, to Ben Phipps of Clovis, son of Bill and LeeEllen Phipps of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. on May 29, 2004, at Parkland Baptist Church in Clovis. The reception will be […]

Ford, Lola Fern

Lola Fern Ford Service: Have been held. Lola Fern Ford, 91, of Clovis died Monday, March 8, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on March 17, 1912, in Clovis to John and Elizabeth Tatum. She graduated from Clovis High School in 1930 and attended college in Las Vegas, N.M., before […]

Police seek suspect in convenience store robbery

By Darrell Todd Maurina Clovis police are searching for a male who store personnel said used a revolver to commit an armed robbery about 10:50 p.m. Thursday at the Allsup’s on 2600 West Seventh Street. According to police reports, a Hispanic male about 5-feet-8 in height with black hair in a buzz-cut style came into […]

Police Blotter 12/22

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Two vehicles sustained heavy damage in a Dec. 12 crash about 4 p.m. at the corner of Seventh and Grand streets. Police reported a 1998 Dodge pickup was westbound in the right lane of Highway 60/84 and a 2000 Ford car was […]

Police Blotter 11/4

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: A Clovis woman called police about 1:40 p.m. Friday to report a suspicious letter. Police arrived and found an envelope addressed to the woman using cut-out newspaper; upon opening it while using security gloves, they found a note saying the woman’s granddaughter […]

Internet suspect nabbed

By Darrell Todd Maurina A three-week undercover sting operation led to the arrest of George Ford, 28, who police say used the Internet to lure what he thought was a 14-year-old girl into a meeting. Ford actually had been corresponding with a state police agent via e-mail and arranged to meet her in the Clovis […]

Weddings and Anniversaries for 10/19

WEDDINGS Ford Rebekah Brackman of Stillwater, Okla., and Jon Ford of Clovis were joined in marriage on April 11, 2003, in Eureka Springs, Ark. The Rev. Matthew Brackman performed the double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Terry and Rosetta Brackman of Van Buren, Ark., and Dan and Kimberly Murphy of Kearney, Mo. […]

Web Video Reviews 10/9

Scott Jones The Italian Job – PG-13 Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Seth Green, Donald Sutherland Master thief Charlie Croker(Wahlberg) pulls off the perfect job with the perfect crew. The only threat came not from with out but from within. After being betrayed, and to avenge the death of a close friend, he enlists […]

Article puts want and need in perspective

Ned Cantwell There is something on my mind this morning, and I am not looking for a chorus of “it’s about time.” I get to thinking about the little, green Ford Ranger truck in my driveway. It’s from the 1990s but does everything I need it to do. It gets me to the post office, […]

Weddings

ADAMS Kisa Kirby of Clovis and Jeremy Adams of Wallcoma, Iowa, were joined in marriage on Aug. 16, 2003, at Parkland Baptist Church. The Rev. Doug Brooks performed the Christian ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Patrick and Sandy Kirby of Clovis. She is the granddaughter of Paul and Toki Poteat and Joe and […]

No hot dogs here

By Darrell Todd Maurina The heat-related death of a Muleshoe police dog earlier this month brought home the fears of a group of area animal lovers. Thanks to a community funding drive spearheaded by the Clovis-Portales Kennel Club that raised $2,100, special warning units have been installed in all three of Clovis’ police K-9 units […]

Wormington, Clifford

Clifford Wormington Services:Have been held. Mr. Clifford Wormington, 80, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on April 19, 1923, in Minco, Okla., to Ida and Chester H. Wormington. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He moved to California where he went to work at […]

Keeping things in the family

By Eric Butler Royce Ford doesn’t mind wearing hand-me-downs. His father, five-time world champion Bruce Ford, won the spurs at the Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association in Clovis five years ago. Now the younger Ford, who lives in Kersey, Colo., is looking for a set of his own when the 33rd annual Pioneer Days PRCA Rodeo […]