Our towns: Floyd touts friendly community

Cannon Connections: Alisa Boswell Floyd’s school district is one of the biggest pride and joys in the community, according to Floyd Schools Superintendent Paul Benoit. He said the school holds games regularly and many annual events as well. Alisa Boswell Floyd, a small village with just over 100 people, has existed in eastern New Mexico […]

Weddings —

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Griffith Brittany L. Behenna of Albuquerque and Brady D. Griffith of Floyd were joined in marriage June 11, 2011, at Faith Lutheran Church in Albuquerque. The Rev. Bruce Wilder performed the wedding ceremony. The bride is the daughter of William Mark and Jessica Behenna of Bloomfield Hill, Mich., and Melody Behenna of Corrales. She is […]

Engagements — May 1

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Behenna-Griffith William “Mark” Behenna and Jessica Behenna of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Brittany Layne Behenna of Albuquerque, to Brady Don Griffith of Floyd. He is the son of Danny and Kay Griffith of Floyd. The couple will exchange vows June 11, 2011, in Albuquerque. The reception will […]

‘I just wanted to get married’

Hubert Griffith speaks with Tech. Sgt. Charles Jenkins and MSgt. Kimberly Justice shortly before his induction into the Airman Leadership School Hall of Heroes Feb. 2. Sgt. Jenkins is an ALS flight instructor and Sgt. Justice is the ALS flight chief. Greg Allen Former POW newest Hall of Heroes member It was 1940 and all […]

College celebrates homecoming

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Freedom Newspapers: Karl TerryEastern New Mexico University’s homecoming parade Saturday had no shortage of clowns. This year’s theme was “Under the Bigtop,” providing free reign for those inclined to face-paint and over-sized wardrobe choices. By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers A circus atmosphere was prevalent as clowns, jugglers and circus-themed floats participated in the Eastern New […]

Clovis standout refining game for WNBA

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Former Clovis High School standout Cisti Greenwalt is trying to get tough. Greenwalt is in the Sacramento Monarchs’ training camp for the second straight year, and she hopes to make the final roster this time around by getting mean in the post. “She needs to be more aggressive,” Monarchs […]

Don Knotts dies at 81

By Jeremiah Marquez: The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Don Knotts, who kept generations of TV audiences laughing as bumbling Deputy Barney Fife on “The Andy Griffith Show” and would-be swinger landlord Ralph Furley on “Three’s Company,” has died. He was 81. Knotts died Friday night of pulmonary and respiratory complications at a Los Angeles […]

Laquita Griffith

Mrs. Laquita Joy (Haragan) Griffith, 71, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, in Llano, Texas. She was born Jan. 23, 1934, in Lynn County, Texas, to Thelma and Olin Shelton. She was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, Dale Haragan. Survivors include her second husband, Alvis Griffith; two sons, Randy Haragan of […]