Romero, Margarito

Margarito Romero Services: Have been held. Margarito Romero, 91, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Feb. 22, 1912, in Puerto de Luna, to Rita and Norberto Archibeque. He was raised by Joe and Antonia Romero in Puerto de Luna and used the Romero name. […]

Simmons, Ethel

Ethel Simmons Services: A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Ethel Mae Simmons, 70, a homemaker, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 20, 1933, in Coshocton, Ohio, to Harvey and Mary Jane Hyde VanSickle. She moved to Clovis three months ago to […]

Old newspapers recall good ol’ days

By David Stevens A Clovis woman brought several old newspapers into the Clovis News Journal office last week. She didn’t want to throw them away, and thought someone might enjoy the look back in time. Six of the papers were from Clovis High School in the 1959-60 school year. Here are a few of the […]

Rollins, Mark

Mark Rollins Services: No services will be held. Mr. Mark Rollins, 62, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at Farwell Convalescent Center. Cremation will take place. Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.

Handling complaints

By David Stevens I received a complaint on Sunday from a Clovis High School band parent. She wanted to see a news report about the band’s recent success in a California competition. We knew about the band’s success and a reporter was assigned to write a feature on that topic for last Thursday’s education page. […]

Cannon airman being held in connection with slaying

By Gary Mitchell A Cannon Air Force Base airman is being held in a Wichita Falls, Texas, jail in connection with the February death of a female airman, a Texas newspaper reported last week. Garry M. Little, commander of the Office of Special Investigations at Sheppard Air Force Base, said authorities detained the man Wednesday […]