Religion Digest: Church breakfast fund-raiser planned

The Sacred Heart and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic churches are holding a joint breakfast fund-raiser from 8 a.m.-noon Sunday at the Sacred Heart Church Parish Hall. The money will go toward a Spanish retreat. Tickets are $6 for adult and $3 for children and can be purchased at either church office. The breakfast will […]

Culture shock second to Jesus

By Judy Brandon: Local columnist Years ago when my parents were in seminary in Kansas City, Kan., our family had the opportunity to live among other families at the seminary. We lived on the seminary grounds in apartment buildings three stories high. So we had seminary families all around us, below us and above us. […]

Employer left his mark on community

By Kay Arvizu: Guest columnist On May 28, Allen Ray Bryant left this world. It was our loss and heaven’s gain. I want to tell you about this special man. When you work with someone for many years, you learn what they are really like, not just the public face. Allen was real — what […]

May 17, 1930

Graduation ceremonies were planned May 18 for 12 eighth-grade students at Sacred Heart Catholic school. Grads included Catherine Walker, Elizabeth Sandoval and Mary Sanchez. … A Farwell farmer was charged with driving while intoxicated following an accident that injured Mrs. Bob McGee at Fourth and Main. … Sleepy Johnson reported he would be performing at […]

April 14, 1951

Coach Rock Staubus was near death at Clovis Memorial Hospital following a heart attack and stroke. He died a week later at age 51. … Eugene Field school awarded athletic letters to 28 boys in grades four through six. … Joe Borrego, Willard Ehrhardt and Pat Randall, all Chicago Cubs farm hands, were getting ready […]

March 28, 1960

Sacred Heart High School student Toris Jaeger had won top honors in the biology division at a Roswell science fair. She received a $50 prize and was named an alternate to a national competition scheduled in May. … Clovis was preparing to host the annual convention of New Mexico’s U.S. Highway 60 Association. … Track […]

ENMU exhibit puts face on plight of state children awaiting adoption

By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Combining art with heart, a photographic exhibit featuring children in New Mexico awaiting adoption opens Saturday at Eastern New Mexico University’s Golden Library,. The exhibit offers the public the opportunity to view photos of children, who are waiting to be adopted. Hoping to raise awareness, the Heart Gallery provides a […]

Local boy helps raise money for resident’s heart transplant

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First-grader Daniel Claypoole, 6, fills cups with Kool-Aid to raise money for Jim Whary, of Clovis, who is waiting for a heart transplant. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer His white T-shirt covered in pink splotches and splashes, his lips outlined with cherry red stains, a Clovis first-grader spent most of […]

Police chief stable after mild heart attack

CNJ staff The chief of the Clovis Police Department had a mild heart attack Thursday, according to City Manager Joe Thomas. Chief Bill Carey is in stable condition and will receive more extensive tests in the coming days, Thomas said. Carey remained in a Lubbock hospital as of Thursday night, Thomas said. Carey was promoted […]

3-31 amos

Editor’s note: The coming of spring has caught Amos, our poetic church mouse columnist, somewhat off guard this year. He stumbled into it the other day when he encountered Robin Redjoy. two views of spring boss last week was a dull dreary week even the sun didn t want to come out and play until […]

Milosevic’s manipulation did irreparable harm

Freedom Newspapers In the end, Slobodan Milosevic may be best remembered as simply one more petty example of what Hannah Arendt called the “banality of evil.” A midlevel communist apparatchik who took advantage of various incidents as the former Yugoslavia was unraveling along with the rest of the communist enterprise in the late 1980s to […]

Lady Rams face rematch in semis

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Portales senior Ashleah Richards (50) battles for a rebound during the Lady Rams’ 50-48 quarterfinal win over Thoreau on Wednesday in the Class 3A girls state tournament at The Pit. (Freedom Newspapers: Jesse Wolfersberger) By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — After bouncing third-seeded Shiprock 55-43 in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A state tournament […]

Local waiting on heart transplant

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Jim Whary is on a list and awaiting a heart transplant from Tucson, Ariz. At left is his wife Cindy Whary.(Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer In a state park office on a long stretch of road between Clovis and Portales, Jim Whary spends his day in limbo, like he has […]

Commercializing love obscures meaning

By Helena Rodriguez: Local columnist Tuesday is V-Day, a holiday like Christmas that started out as a religious observation but has been turned into a commercial campaign in which we’re told to buy our affection from others. Know what I mean? Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Say “I love you” with roses, but keep […]

Elliott, Harold

Mr. Harold “Bud” Elliott, 73, of Portales, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at Lubbock Heart Hospital in Lubbock. He was born Dec. 24, 1931, in Miami County, Kan., to Ellis Lucille and Harold Francis Elliott. He grew up in Drexel, Mo., and graduated from Drexel High School. He received his bachelor’s degree from Baker University. […]

PRMC on par with rest of state

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Technician Bruce Hinchey processes patient specimens Tuesday in the laboratory at Plains Regional Medical Center. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Medical services at Plains Regional Medical Center are on par with those at other New Mexico hospitals, according to a new report available online. But that may not be the […]

1/13 Religion digest

Presentation scheduled at Sacred Heart Father Gary C. Caster will present “Holy communion Is Wholly Communion” and “The Incarnation Is Not Over” on Sunday through Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Clovis, 911 N. Merriwether St. Sunday Mass at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Evening conferences will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday through […]

Child’s prayer brings home God’s message

By Sabrina Farmer: Guest Columnist The e-mail’s intent was administrative, not prophetic, and held no hidden meaning. Or did it? “Vision Sunday canceled” was what the subject line read. I knew the heart of the church leadership well enough to understand this communication from a year ago was about taking time to concentrate on our […]

Cooper, Frances

Frances Cooper, 56, of Clovis died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, at her home in Clovis. She was born Dec. 13, 1948, in Clifton Springs, N.Y., to John and Frances (Garney) Kepner. She lived in Clovis in the past 12 years. She worked in civil service at Cannon Air Force Base for the past 10 years. […]

Bauer, Mary

Mary Bauer Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Mary Theresa Bauer, 90, of Clovis, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis She was born April 30, 1915, in Bird Island, Minn., to James and Ellen Lanigan Brown. She was a home-care worker for the state of California. […]