Test waiver allows seniors to graduate

CNJ staff Some Clovis High School Seniors now have an option that allows them to graduate even after failing a state-required exam. Clovis school board members approved Tuesday a waiver request for the New Mexico High School Competency Exam for eight students. Clovis Municipal Schools Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm said New Mexico students need to pass […]

March 9, 2008 Engagements

Boeshaar-ReedyWilliam and Patricia Boeshaar of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Josephine Boeshaar of Clovis to Richard Reedy of Artesia. He is the son of Dickie and Virginia Reedy of Artesia.The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. April 4, 2008, at First Church of the Nazarene.The reception will follow the […]

Feb. 13, 2008 Military Update

Martinez Army National Guard Pfc. Andrea L. Martinez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Ramona Martinez of Clovis. Martinez is a 2007 graduate of Clovis High School.

Jan. 20, 2008 Engagements

Burkett-Canney Mickey and Alicia Burkett of Dora announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Linsey Burkett of Denver to Frederic Canney of Denver. He is the son of George and Caroline Canney of Moscow, Idaho. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. March 28, 2008, at Evans Chapel on the Denver University […]

Jan. 13, 2008 Engagement

Casaus/ Dillehay Johnny and Lucy Harris of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Carla Casaus of Clovis to Mark Anthony Dillehay of Clovis, son of Mark Allen Dillehay of Maricopa, Ariz., and Ruby L. Zuniga of Canyon, Texas. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. Feb. 9, 2008, at the […]

Dec. 30, 2007 Engagements

Partin/Huddleston Jerry and Karla Partin of Portales announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Emily Partin, of Portales, to Jeffery Huddleston of Clovis. He is the son of Wayne and Dana Huddleston of Katy, Texas. The couple will exchange vows at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at Central Christian Church in Portales. The reception […]

Dec. 5, 2007 Military Digest

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Mann Air Force Airman Christopher D. Mann has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Rosi Mann of Clovis. Mann is a 2007 graduate of Clovis High School. Bayless Army National Guard Pfc. Jacklyn J. Bayless has graduated […]

Dec. 2 Engagement

Rump/Vernon Kent and Linda Rump of Katy, Texas announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amy Rump, of Katy, Texas, to Geoff Vernon of Houston, Texas. He is the son of Steve and Ilene Vernon of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Jan. 5, 2008, at Duchesne Academy of the […]

Nov. 4 Engagments

Cross, Waggoner Nora Cross of Clovis and Keith Cross of San Jose, Calif., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Alexis Cross, of Clovis to Bryan Waggoner, of Clovis. He is the son of Mike and Roberta Waggoner of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows June 22, 2009, at the Sunken Gardens. The […]

Military Digest: Fleming

Fleming Air Force Airman Cameron L. Fleming has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Fleming earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Robert Fleming of Clovis and Sandra Fleming of Americus, Kan. The airman is a 2007 graduate of Clovis High School. Military […]

Oct. 16 Military Digest

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Tyler Army National Guard Pfc. Thomas L. Tyler has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Tyler is a 2006 graduate of Clovis High School. Gemma Army National Guard Pfc. Chris Gemma has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He […]

Oct. 14 Engagements

Rye/Hopkins Bubba and Monti Pogue of Eastland, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Acy Rye, to Joshua Lynn Hopkins. He is the son of Danny and Tammy Tidwell of Sonora, Texas. The couple will exchange vows Oct. 20, 2007, at Grimes Memorial Garden in Eastland, Texas. The bride-elect is a 2005 […]

9-23 Engagements

Adams-Williams Jim and Donna Adams of Amarillo, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lori Adams of Amarillo, to Ryan Williams, of Amarillo. He is the son of Brad and Jan Williams of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows Oct. 13, 2007, at The Wedding Chapel in Amarillo. The reception will follow the […]

Sept. 2 Engagements

Gates-Gibbs Jerry and Denise Adams Sr. of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Gates of Clovis, to Donald Wayne Gibbs of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows Sept. 8, 2007, at the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott in Clovis. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Clovis High […]

8-26 Engagements

Campbell-Rocha Don and Barb McKenzie of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Belinda Campbell of Clovis, to Roy Rocha of Clovis. He is the son of Virgil and Ruby Newton of Katy, Texas, and Roy and Susan Rocha of Brownfield, Texas. The couple will exchange vows Sept. 8, 2007, at The […]

8-19 Engagements

Ridling-Lasiter James and Cassie Ridling of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Joy Ridling of Clovis, to Chad Lasiter of Texico. He is the son of Tim and Debbie Lasiter of Texico. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. Aug. 25, 2007, at Sandia Baptist Church. The bride-elect is a […]

Aug. 8, 2007 Military Digest

Purcell Navy Seaman Christopher D. Purcell recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill., according to a Navy news release. He is the son of Peggy A. and Ricky D. Purcell of Tucumcari. He is a 1999 graduate of Grady High School and 2004 graduate of Eastern New Mexico University. […]

Texas senior exit exams need examining

By Helena Rodriguez: CNJ staff writer While helping my daughter Laura study for finals, two news stories commanded our attention: The grade-changing controversy in Albuquerque and a story about 100 Amarillo students not graduating because they failed TAKS test. The TAKS (Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills) is similar to the New Mexico High School […]

Zias make changes on women’s basketball staff

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball coach Linden Weese has announced changes to the Zias’ coaching staff for the 2007-08 season. Graduate assistant Austin Durrett has been promoted to fulltime assistant coach to replace Haley White, Weese said. White, who came to ENMU as a grad assistant in 2004 and was […]

Engagement

Watley-Igo Andy and Sheila Watley of Gruver, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Janae Watley of Levelland, Texas, to Kyle Igo of Levelland, son of Tony and Jo Igo of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows June 2, 2007, at Gruver United Methodist Church. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of […]