Engagements – 7/23

Lujan-Francis Antionette and Samantha Massey of Albuquerque announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their mother, Evonna Lujan, to Burl Francis, both of Clovis. He is the father of Dakota Francis of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows Dec. 31. The reception will be at 3001 Las Palomas. The bride is employed at Safe Ride [...]

2/24 Public record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Feb. 15 through Wednesday: • Ramon Ortiz, 39, to Erika Iran Carrillo, 30, both of Bovina. • Dustin Edward Weatherford, 27, to Chelsea Necole Fore, 21, both of Amarillo. • Franklin Robert Cheyenne, 22, to Christina Yvonne Parker, 20, both of Clovis. • Kendall Wade [...]

Skepticism hard at work over holiday

By Ned Cantwell: State Columnist Sorry, I just don’t believe it. I don’t believe there was a little girl named Virginia O’Hanlon. She is the 8-year-old kid who supposedly wrote the letter to the New York Sun in 1897. Virginia, goes the legend, wondered if Santa existed. She told the editor her Papa said, “if [...]

Steele, Annie

Annie Sarabeth Fitzsimmons Steele, 84, of Clovis, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, in Clovis. She was born May 4, 1921, on a farm near Sherman, Okla., to Abram Miller and Pearl Cox Hubbard Fitzsimmons. She attended Cedardale Christian Church, which her father and neighbors built. She married Francis Howard Steele on Jan. 1, 1938. They [...]

Hunter, Jerry L.

Mr. Jerry Lee Hunter, 59, of Las Vegas, N.M., died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, at Las Vegas Medical Center in Las Vegas, N.M. He was born Jan. 31, 1946, in Clovis to Clay Francis and Helen Calder Hunter. Survivors include his sister, Edith Winegeart of Tucumcari; brother, Johnny Hunter of Nowata, Okla.; uncle, Jack Calder [...]

Thompson, Francis

Francis Thompson Services: Have been held. Francis L. Thompson, 75, of Fort Sumner, died Friday, May 13, 2005, at his home. He was born on June 30, 1929, in Fierro, to Mack Chandler and Ollie Frances Daniel Thompson . He married Juanell Fisher on Sept. 9, 1951, in Fort Sumner. He served in Korea with [...]

Fonteno, Francis

Francis Fonteno Services: Have been held. Francis “Frank” Fonteno, 80, of Clovis, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, in Clovis. He was born in Lake Charles, La., to Cristobal and Mary Clara “Emily” Fontenot. He married Maria Margarita Gonzalez on July 3, 1962, in San Benito, Texas. He was a member of the United States Air [...]

Tarleton takes two from Eastern

Freedom Newspapers STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State erased a four-point deficit with less than 17 minutes left and rolled to a 70-52 Lone Star Conference men’s crossover victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday night. Reserve Rich Francis scored 19 points on 7-of-8 shooting, hitting 5-of-5 second-half 3-pointers, while center David Stephens added 13 [...]

9/24/04 Public Record

Compiled from court records from Sept. 16 — Wednesday Marriage licenses Paul Jean Comer, 28, and Sheila Eloise Tucker, 32, both of Lubbock. Anthony Raymond Gallegos, 23, and Janet Louise Glenny, 23, both of Clovis. Wayne Lloyd Ashmore, 35, of Portales, and Rouxzanna Houston, 42, of Clovis. Franklin Ice, 69, and Jettie Fern Hankins, 67, [...]

Events Calendar

All times Mountain Alto “The Brothers Four” — 8 p.m. Saturday at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, Airport Highway 220. Information: 505-336-4800. Albuquerque Albuquerque Old West Collectible and Antique Gun Show — 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday at the New Mexico State Fairgrounds, [...]