Hereford man confesses to assaulting grandfather

CNJ Staff A Hereford man wanted in connection with assaulting a family member in Texas was arrested Sunday by Clovis police in a stolen semi-tractor trailer. Aaron L. Warden, 27, slit his grandfather’s throat earlier Sunday, according to Lt. Esrael Silva of the Hereford police department. Hereford police will be seeking his extradition from Clovis, […]

McLaughlin, Charles

Charles Crosby McLaughlin, 87, of Roswell died Saturday, March 25, 2006, in Roswell. He was born on June 22, 1918, in Poquonock Bridge, Conn., to Clarence Crosby McLaughlin and Nellie Bell Bundrock-McLaughlin. On August 6, 1941, in Paw Paw, Mich., he married Wyva Fifine Peacock. He served honorably in the U.S. Air Force for 23 […]

Salas, Wilfred

Wilfred Reyes Salas, 19, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Oct. 26, 1986, to Wilfred and Velma Quintana Salas in Portales. He worked as a milker at a local dairy. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Demetrio Salas; and cousin, Richard Salas. Survivors […]

Salazar, Richard “John”

Richard Juan “John” Salazar, 71, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006, at the Veterans Hospital in Amarillo. He was born Dec. 14, 1934, to Diego and Nina Strange Salazar in Dixon. He was a custodian for the U.S. Postal Service in Clovis. He was a member of AMVETS No. 14 and the American Legion […]

Holcomb, Cory

Cory Holcomb, 16, of Clovis, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, in Clovis. He was born April 1, 1989, to Steve Holcomb and Deniese Lambert in Clovis. He was a junior at Clovis High School. He worked for Town and Country food stores. Family members said he enjoyed skate boarding, music, playing his guitar, weight lifting […]

Baber, Braden J.

Braden Janea Baber, infant daughter of Lyndsey Baber, was born and died early Sunday morning, Nov. 27, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was preceded in death by a great-grandfather, Truman Welch; and a grandfather, Jim Henry. Survivors include her mother; grandmother, Tami Spriggs of Portales; great-grandparents, Rosie Henry and Don Lee of […]

Mariah Saiz Gutierrez

Mariah Saiz Gutierrez, 3 months, of La Luz, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2005, in Albuquerque. She was born June 23, 2005, in Alamogordo to Fernando Gutierrez of Clovis and Stephanie Saiz of La Luz. She is survived by her mother and father; grandparents, Roxanne and Sam Garcia of La Luz; a grandfather, Chris Moreno; a […]

Holocaust should not be trivialized

By Leonard Pitts Dear Ariana Schanzer: I hope you won’t mind being called out like this. It’s just that I saw your picture last week in The Miami Herald and it made me want to talk to you. In the photo, you’re smiling a giddy smile, dancing cheek to cheek with this equally delighted older […]

Sigala, Esteban

Esteban Sigala Services: Have been held. Esteban Sigala, 20, of Hobbs, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005, at the University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on July 6, 2005, in Denver City, Texas, to Jessie and Diana Sigala. He was a longtime resident of Hobbs and attended school there. Family members said he loved […]

Lewis, Angela

Angela Lewis Services: Have been held. Angela S. Lewis, 19, of Batesville, Ind., died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville. She was born on Aug. 13, 1985, in Panama City, Fla., to Scott and Theresa Lewis. She was a college student and daycare provider at the YMCA in Batesville. She […]