Our people: Man of action

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Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico Clovis resident Larry Holland enjoys outdoor activities. Clovis resident Larry Holland has never let being jolted by more than 14,000 volts stop him do anything. The electrical accident took Holland’s arms, two ribs, an ear and left extensive damage to his face and heels. Nearly 50 years later, he’s lost […]

Anniversaries — March 6

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Butler Charles and Verna Butler of Clovis celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on March 2, 2011. [image #2, align=left, size=right] The couple was married March 2, 1956, in Phoenix. The couple has two children and three grandchildren He is retired from the U.S. Air Force and from Holland’s Printshop in Clovis. [image #1, align=left, size=right] […]

Jan. 11, 2008 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Jan. 3 through Wednesday: Shawn Michael Blair, 33, to Kimberly Dawn Johnson, 35, both of Clovis Wilfredo Junior Nieves Ocasio, 23, to Vanessa Lynn Pepin, 20, both of Clovis Jerry Leon Marshall, 41, to Sharon Sue Dixon, 39, both of Bovina, Texas Nicholas Ryan Richardson, […]

Holland, Jerry

Jerry Holland, 41, of Roswell died Thursday, April 13, 2006, in Roswell. Born Aug. 1, 1964, in Clovis, he graduated from Roswell High School in 1982 and in 1984 from TVI in Albuquerque with a degree in diesel mechanics. Since returning to Roswell, he had been employed by Estes International, New Mexico Machinery, Precision Electric […]

4/16 Engagements

Maggio/Moulder Bill and Becky Ingram and Don and Jannette Maggio, all of Clovis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Angela Maggio, to Miles Moulder, both of Clovis. He is the son of Cindy Russell of Amarillo. The couple will exchange vows May 27 at First United Methodist Church. The bride-elect is a […]

William D. “Bill” Ohr

Date of birth: Nov. 11, 1921 Dates of service: Aug. 27, 1942, to Dec. 21, 1945 Hometown: Portales Theater and location of service: Europe Branch: U.S. Army Rank: Private First Class Unit and specialty: 574th Anti-aircraft Artillery Battalion Lives in: Monroe, Mich. Veterans organizations: Veterans of Foreign Wars Ohr had been working on the family […]

Lillie Holland

Lillie Holland, 96, of Lubbuck, formerly of Roosevelt County, died Monday, March 6, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd and a daughter, Jean Demastus. She is survived by a son, Jim Holland (and wife, Linda) of Lubbock; a brother, Dan Brown; a sister, Robbie Gregory; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Arrangements […]

Brochure touts base’s assets

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Col. James Holland, director of the Air Force BRAC Program Management Office in Washington D.C., speaks about the possible options for Cannon Air Force Base on Thursday during an interview at the base. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer A glossy brochure peddling the assets of Cannon Air Force Base was […]

Stout, Betty

Betty Stout Service: Have been held. Mrs. Betty Louise (Howard) Stout, 75, died Thursday, June 30, 2005, at Beehive Homes in Clovis. She was born May 5, 1930, in Clovis to Luther and Viola Howard. She married Billie Stout on Sept. 13, 1953, in Clovis and they lived in the Broadview-Grady community all their lives. […]

2/20 Engagements, organizations

Sultemeier/Modesette Lon and Linda Sultemeier of Melrose announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kelli Sultemeier of Austin, Texas to Greg Modesette, of Austin, Texas, son of Carroll and Mollie Modesette of Rockdale, Texas. The couple will exchange vows 6 p.m., March 19 at Melrose Baptist Church. The reception will be at the […]

Rushing, Mattie

Mattie Rushing Services: Have been held. Mattie Carrington Rushing, 106, of Friona, Texas, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at Prairie Acres Nursing Home in Friona. She was born on June 1, 1898, in Natural Dam, Ark., to Stephen and Serena (Ausmus) Carrington. She married Eric Vance Rushing on May 30, 1917, in Francis, Okla. Family […]

Maguire, Mona Kaye

Mona Kaye Maguire Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mona Kaye Frances Maguire, 62, of Clovis, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, her home in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 23, 1942, in Melrose, to Walter Harrell Coburn and Bernice Cleo Coburn. She was a single mother in the early ’60s who worked three jobs to […]

Dutch develop healthy survival instinct

by Mona Charen As Americans were reaffirming the war on terror by re-electing George W. Bush, Europe was slapped hard across the face by the murder of Theo van Gogh, a Dutch filmmaker and outspoken critic of Islam. Van Gogh, a descendant of the painter, was shot while riding his bicycle to work in Amsterdam. […]

Clovis businesses celebrate 75 years

By Don McAlavy In 1929, a small-town newspaperman came to Clovis from Kansas to start a dynasty. Not only did Mack Stanton combine two weekly newspapers into a daily — the Clovis Evening News Journal at 215 Main — he also created a printing plant to do commercial printing at 313 Main and he called […]

Holland, Eual

Eual Holland Services: Have been held. Mr. Eual “Vaughn” Holland, 76, of Portales died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on July 22, 1927, in Alba, Texas, to Naomi and Joseph Holland. In high school he played on the basketball team and the baseball team and he drove […]

Smith, Elizabeth B.

Elizabeth B. Smith Services: Have been held. Mrs. Elizabeth B. Smith, 95, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at her home north of Clovis. She was born Feb. 5, 1908, in Gratiot County, Mich., to Bertha Mae Johnson and Daniel Martin Bartlett. She grew up with two brothers and a sister in Omaha, Neb. In 1928, […]

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. […]