Sept. 10, 1979

John Harris, former Clovis Wildcats baseball star and son of Mr. and Mrs. John Harris, was called up to join the California Angels’ Major League club. … Jack Bell and Kay Harmon were the recipients of the New Mexico Puller of the Year Award for the Tractor Pull Championships at the Curry County Fair. … […]

Former Melrose chief intends to file lawsuits

CNJ Staff The former police chief of the village of Melrose intends to sue the village and its mayor. According to a Jan. 19 letter from the Harmon Law Office in Clovis to Melrose Mayor Lance Pyle, Michael J. Trammell has asserted a tort claim in reference to the village terminating his employment. Trammell was […]

Shields-Harmon, Suzanne

Suzanne Sara Shields-Harmon, 38, of Clovis, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. She was born May 18, 1967, in Albuquerque to Jo and Dale Shields. She graduated from Portales High School in 1985. She attended Eastern New Mexico University in Portales for two years, before joining the United States […]

Man sentenced in shooting

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Chris Meier gives an emotional statement to the widow of his victim shortly before being sentenced Monday to six years in prison. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer A district court judge denied an impassioned plea for leniency and forgiveness and sentenced 20-year-old Chris Meier to six years in prison Monday […]

McCarty, Lelah

Services: have been held. Lelah “Bonita” McCarty, 89, of House, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 6, 1915, in Enid, Okla. She was an elementry school teacher in Oklahoma, Cimarron, and House. She was the founder of the House Pantry in House, and served […]

Vehicular homicide suspect denied bail reduction

By Darrell Todd Maurina Family members of Joe Martinez Jr. wept in the Curry County district courtroom Thursday afternoon when the judge denied pleas to reduce his bond on charges that include vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a July 4 crash that killed a Clovis woman. The defendant’s attorney, Tye Harmon of Clovis, […]