Furniture delivered to displaced families

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CNJ staff photo: Tonjia Rolan Matt 25 Hope Center Director Steve Reshetar helps load donated furniture to be delivered to families displaced by the Feb. 1 Clovis Apartments fire. Tonjia Rolan Over the weekend, Matt 25 Hope Center’s Director Steve Reshetar and staff delivered donated beds, dressers, sofas and tables to storage units of three […]

It's their business: McDaniel’s Furniture

Cannon Connections: Gabriel Monte McDaniel’s Furniture has multiple locations in Clovis. McDaniel’s Furniture • Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays • Location: 1020 Main, Clovis; 417 Main discount furniture; 1013 Mitchell, floor covering store • Owner/manager: Ben McDaniel • Type of business: Furniture store • What they offer: Home furnishings, appliances, floor […]

No such thing as leftover chili

Information on a new die cutting machine, making positive changes in our lives and selecting unfinished furniture will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Sandy McCauley represents Accugraphic Sales Inc., and they make a machine called a Klic-N-Kut. She will demonstrate how the machine can cut vinyl […]

Reader-submitted content: Local requests return of mementos

Dolores and Quinton Hardy On Thursday April 21st we were victims of a break-in and property was stolen. What was stolen was a large piece of furniture, a cherry wood highboy. This piece of furniture was very large and awkward to move, along with this cabinet the entire contents were also taken. Many of the […]

Business digest: Furniture store expanding

Portales’ Ashley Furniture owners have expanded to Clovis with a new sales location at 4005 N. Prince. Manager Bobby Hamilton said the furniture store, which opened Friday, serves as a branch of the Portales business owned by Max and June Merrick and carries many products from the Ashley Furniture line. The Clovis store — called […]

Family feud lasted 40 years

By Don McAlavy: CNJ columnist I was up at the Loring filling station at 21st and Main in 1978 when a furniture truck pulled in and the two men got out and inquired of me where Oakhurst Street was. I gave them directions and then made a few inquires of them, seeing the sign on […]

It’s Their Business: Woodwork Shoppe

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Woodwork Shoppe By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Name: Woodwork Shoppe Location: 115 Main St. What they do: Wood furniture repair, build furniture to specification and specialize in building and repairing chairs and drawers. Who’s in charge: Chick Taylor Jr., and his wife, Scotty Employees: 2 How long in business: 17 years Hours: Monday through […]

12-11-07 Business licenses

The following business licenses were obtained from the city of Clovis in the month of November: • J.G. Technologies Inc. Type: General Contractor Owner: Bert Gearhart Location: P.O. Box 1480, Tijeras • Simply Salads Type: Restaurant Owner: Thelma R. Sena Location: 2200 N. Main Suite 1D • Plateau Telecommunications, Inc. Type: Utilities Location: 2701 N. […]

It’s Their Business: D’s Tex-Mex Rustic Furniture

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D’s Tex-Mex Rustic Furniture By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Name: D’s Tex-Mex Rustic Furniture Location: 1616 N. Main St. What they do: They sell imported, hand-made furniture. They offer custom orders and building of furniture. The store also sells indoor and outdoor pottery. Who’s in charge: D. Ledezma-Pinon Employees: One How long in business: […]

It’s their business: Bigs Lots

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks By Jean Verlich: CNJ news editor Name: Big Lots Location: 820 E. 21st St. What they do: Sell name-brand products at closeout prices. Who’s in charge: Ralph Aguilar is the manager. Employees: 19 How long in business: Two years Hours of business: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, […]

Era ending soon for family furniture shop

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CNJ Staff photo: Kevin Wilson Ronnie and Venita Brooks have run Shipley Furniture since 1980, when they purchased it from Venita’s parents, Fred and Ruby Shipley. The couple said the store will close within the next few weeks. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer One day a customer, well past retirement age, entered Shipley Furniture […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Base donates furniture to center

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer MATT 25 HOPE CENTER Executive Director Steve Reshetar likened a recent donation to throwing a stone into a pond. The donation created a ripple effect. The ripple began when Reshetar received a phone call from Cannon Air Force Base personnel. Reshetar said furniture from 70 dorm rooms — including […]

Jan. 20, 1980

Patrick Sandoval and Frank Garcia, both veteran public servants, announced their plans for re-election. Sandoval was running for City Commission, Garcia for probate judge. … Surplus City, at 1609 Mabry Drive, was offering digital clock radios for $24.95 and a large assortment of Army surplus items at 50 cents each. … Columnist Erma Bombeck poked […]

Jan. 5, 1953

Ealy Furniture of 209 Main advertised a 21-inch television set and other merchandise for sale, promising to “take your old furniture as trade-in.” … J. Johnson, former chef at the LaVista Dining Room, announced he’d purchased Miller’s Café,113 W. Grand. Johnson said the café would specialize in tender steaks, southern fried chicken and home-baked pies. […]

Lighthouse goes to extreme to help others

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Tiffani Pitcock and her children, Phillip, left, and Hailey check out a new bed they received Friday from the Lighthouse Mission. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By Leslie Radford: CNJ staff writer Tifani Pitcock and her two infant children were overwhelmed Friday when volunteers from the Lighthouse Mission showed up on her door step with a […]

Big Lots coming to Clovis

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Big Lots will lease part of the former Furr’s supermarket building on 21st Street, company officials said. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) CNJ staff A national closeout retailer confirmed Thursday the company plans to open a store in Clovis before the end of the year. Big Lots, a Fortune 500 company that deals in closeouts and […]

Rehorn, H.W.

Services: have been held. H.W. Rehorn, of Clovis, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Dec. 15, 1921, in Orange City, Iowa, to Walter Edgar and Essie Adams Rehorn. He went to school in Kansas City. He married Vera Johnson on Aug. 25, 1941, in Kansas City, […]

Dudley, William

William Dudley Services: Have been held. William “Bill” Floyd Dudley, 75, of Clovis, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Dec. 30, 1929, in Mangum, Okla., to Floyd and Ruby Laceman Dudley. He married Dorothy Winkles on Feb. 24, 1949, in Clovis. He was a appliance […]

Goodwill ministry cited as public nuisance

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Henry Parmenter digs through boxes in his back yard on the 1300 block of Reid Street. He was cited in Municipal Court for leaving items he collects for the poor scattered in his front, back and adjacent yards. CNJ photo by Mike Linn. By Mike Linn, CNJ news editor A Clovis man who runs what […]

Alexander, Donald “Okie”

Donald Ray “Okie” Alexander, 63, of Clovis died Friday, April 2, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 8, 1940, in Erick, Okla., to Lawrence Ray and Vada Jones Alexander. He graduated from Muleshoe High School in 1959 and married Donna Elliott on Jan. 24, 1963, in Portales. He moved to Clovis in 1964, […]