Hill, James

JAMES HILL Services: Have been held. Mr. James L. “Jim” Hill, 72, of Portales, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at Covenant Lakeside Hospital in Lubbock. He was born on Dec. 25, 1930, in Kerns, Texas, to Mittie and Ernest Hill. His professional career began in 1948 as an apprentice lineman with Roosevelt County Electric Cooperative […]

ENMU’s Green hard to categorize

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ENMU basketball player Kennis Green also enjoys performing rap music. Photo by Kevin Wilson By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — Just like Kennis Green the basketball player, Kennis Green the person is a challenge to categorize. The Eastern New Mexico University junior is a basketball player who raps, not the other way around. He’s got the […]

Country star returns to area

By Helena Rodriguez About 1,000 people packed the Eastern New Mexico University Ballroom on Thursday night, all eager to hear the Texas phenomenon of the moment, Pat Green — who is making waves on national country music charts — perform a free concert. From die-hard fans to those unfamiliar, but curious about the recently unknown […]

Alabama commandments issue isn’t isolated

Kay Arvizu My heart goes out to the people of Alabama. I hope they remember that this is not a defeat for God, but for those people who think they won. The monument that was removed from the Alabama Judicial Building was not God, nor was it worshiped by his people; it was simply a […]

Shayotovich, Karen

Karen Shayotovich Services: Hav been held. Mrs. Karen Sue Shayotovich, 59, of Clovis, a purchasing supervisor of supplies for Bank of America-US Operations, died Saturday, June 21, 2003, in Clovis. She was born May 21, 1944, in Tucumcari, to Ola and Paul Yates. She was a volunteer and a board member of the American Red […]

Old locomotive bell making CHS home

By Don McAlavy In the name of school spirit, five Clovis High students scaled a fence protecting the old locomotive at Hillcrest Park in 1959 and made off with the train’s bell. The five boys never told anybody that it was them that “borrowed the bell” which can still be heard today ringing at Clovis […]

Church of God in Christ convocation in full swing

CNJ Staff Several hundred pastors, church leaders and worshipers from across the state have been meeting in Clovis this week for the New Mexico Churches of God in Christ annual Holy Convocation. The convocation scheduled through Saturday is being hosted by Clovis’ First Church of God in Christ, 3400 Vinton St. Bishop W. Charles Green, […]

Clovis church to host state convocation

By Gary Mitchell Several hundred pastors, church leaders and worshipers from across the state will gather in Clovis this week for the New Mexico Churches of God in Christ annual Holy Convocation. The convocation scheduled from Monday through Saturday will be hosted by First Church of God in Christ, 3400 Vinton St. The public is […]

Don’t buy a new calendar, go to the Web

By Tom DiFrancesca I just want to let you know about some enhancements that I have made to the Tracker Tom Web site. I frequently receive e-mails asking me to please provide the writer with information from my previous columns. The requests normally run something like “remember you wrote about Spyware a few months ago, […]

Artist remembered for generosity

By Jack King Geraldine Ottie Green was a woman of many talents, according to friends. The wife of longtime area physician Dr. Marion F. Green, the great-great-grandmother was a nurse who helped her husband in his practices in Muleshoe and Farwell. She also was a civic-spirited person who started the Muleshoe Public Library and an […]

Holland, Marvin

Marvin Holland Services: Have been held. Mr. Marvin F. Holland, 74, of Clovis, a business owner and manager, died Sunday, May 11, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on July 22, 1928, in Plainview, to Elmer and Florence Bonher Holland. He graduated from Olton High School and attended Lipperts Business College. […]