One killed in shooting

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A Clovis police officer tends to an unidentified woman on the steps of 1013 Mercury Place where Rick Gallegos was shot Tuesday. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Jack King A 47-year-old Clovis man died Tuesday night following a shooting on Sunrise Boulevard in south Clovis. Ricardo “Ricky” Gallegos was pronounced dead at 8 p.m. […]

Greenier, Cecilia G.

Cecilia G. Greenier Services: Have been held. Cecilia G. Greenier, 86, of Las Vegas, N.M., died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at Northeastern Regional Hospital. She was born April 5, 1917, in Delia to Jose R. Gallegos and Juanita Casaus. She was married to Manuel Greenier. Family members said she loved to crochet, sew and read. […]

Marino, Tommy

Tommy Marino Services: Have been held. Tommie Marino, 72, of Clovis, died Oct. 31, 2003, at her home in Clovis. She was born March 7, 1931, in Gill, Colo., to Jose and Della Lopez Gallegos. She was a lifetime resident of Clovis. She married Joe D. Marino on Oct. 7, 1951, in Clovis. She worked […]

CCC president is education secretary finalist

By Jack King Dr. Beverlee McClure, president of Clovis Community College, has been selected as one of six finalists for the position of state Secretary of Education, Gov. Bill Richardson’s office announced Wednesday. Gilbert Gallegos, Richardson’s deputy communications director, said five finalists for the position were selected by a committee appointed by the governor to […]

Gallegos, Richard IV

Richard Gallegos IV Services: Have been held. Richard Gallegos IV, infant son of Richard and Stephanie Gallegos of Clovis, died Thursday, June 12, 2003, in Clovis. He was born that same day in Clovis. Survivors include his parents; one sister, Marissa Gallegos of Clovis; grandparents, Richard and Hope Gallegos of Clovis, Jesse and Maria Valero […]

Public Record 7/18

Compiled from court records from July 10 through July 16: Marriage Licenses – Philip Ash Richards, 22, of Lubbock, to Summer Brooke Savage, 21, of Portales. – Scott Carlos Mendoza, 23, to Brandi Rae Farkas, 24, both of Clovis. – William Leon Bonney, 28, to Natalie Anna Meredith, 28, both of Clovis. – David Adam […]

Domenici: Brack on track in nomination

By Darrell Todd Maurina Judge Robert Brack of Clovis appears on track for confirmation by the end of summer as a federal district court judge in New Mexico, according to the office of U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici. Domenici sponsored Brack’s nomination by President George Bush. Brack, one of five nominees for posts in the federal […]

Clovis softball team one big family

By Rick White Softball has become a family affair for Lookouts coach Arthur Gallegos. Twelve of the 14 players on the 14 & under softball team are related to Gallegos. Some are cousins, some are nieces and two are his daughters. Together, they give new meaning to relative success. Gallegos wouldn’t have it any other […]

Cannon volunteers to the rescue

Darrell Todd Maurina The main mission of Cannon Air Force Base is training to fight wars. But each year, more than a thousand airmen put in more than 15,000 hours volunteering to help the communities of Clovis and Portales. “I’m always impressed that even with the major deployments we’ve had, folks still contributed their time […]

Clovis netter ousted at state

By Eric Butler ALBUQUERQUE — A combination of nervousness and altitude spelled a quick end to Clovis sophomore Patricia Gallegos’ trip to the state tennis tournament. Gallegos fell to Sandia freshman Anna Surviladze 6-0, 6-2 in the opening round of Wednesday’s Class 5A state tournament at Albuquerque Academy. Surviladze, the younger sister of 2001 individual […]