Many N.M. superintendents have short tenure

Staff and wire reports ALBUQUERQUE — More than half of the state’s 89 school districts will be led by superintendents who have two years or less in their current positions when classes start this year. In Roosevelt County, two school districts recently parted ways with their superintendents. Fort Sumner and Clovis also have new superintendents. […]

Portales superintendent in line for state job

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Portales schools superintendent James Holloway said he will resign at the end of the school year to take a position with the New Mexico Public Education Department in Santa Fe. Holloway will be finishing his eighth year as superintendent of schools in May. The only obstacle remaining with […]

Mayfield tops Sandia; other tournament scores

The Associated Press Mayfield 78, Sandia 65 ALBUQUERQUE — Mayfield used its full court press and strong shooting to defeat Sandia 78-65 Thursday in the semifinals of the girls Class 5A State Tournament. Mayfield, which will play the winner of the Clovis-Rio Rancho game in the championship Saturday, hopes for a rematch to defend its […]

Holloway, Vera

Vera Holloway Services: Have been held. Mrs. Vera Johnson Holloway, 81, of Milan, Ga., died Friday, Jan. 28, 2005. She was born on Feb. 19, 1923, in Macon County, Ga., to Lester and Myrtie Smith Johnson. She had lived most of her life in Oglethorpe, Ga., where she retired from Macon County Medical Center as […]

Holloway, Delbert J.

Delbert J. Holloway Services: Have been held. Delbert J. Holloway, 72, of Wray, Colo., died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004. He was born on Aug. 18, 1932, to Willie Frank “Bill” and Vera McDaniel Holloway. He married JoAnn Fulghan in February of 1950, in Clovis. He married Barbara Mears in May of 1969 and Gladys Holloway […]

School board reinstates Portales teacher

Tony Parra A Portales High School teacher fired on May 6 was reinstated by Portales Schools Superintendent James Holloway on Tuesday morning. The decision came 13 days after Kay Jilek presented her case to the school board at a meeting. She told the board she was not given a reason for her termination by PHS […]

Lady Cats no longer have sinking feeling

By Eric Butler Familiarity has been a major factor in the Clovis High swimming team’s improvement over a year ago. Now, some of the Wildcats are hoping a second look at the state meet this weekend will provide some fruitful results. While last season — the first in the school’s history in having a swim […]

Holloway, Jesse L.

JESSE HOLLOWAY Services: Have been held. Mr. Jesse L. Holloway, 62, of Las Cruces, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, at Las Cruces He was born on Aug. 20, 1942, in Lockney, Texas, to Bill and Vera Holloway  He served in Vietnam in 1967-1968 and at the time of his death was the department head for […]

Clovis swimmers are optimistic

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Clovis sophomore Durga Kesavan swims the breaststroke during practice Thursday at the Play, Inc. pool. Photo by Eric Kluth By Eric Butler The numbers are cut in half from a year ago, but Clovis High swimming coach Sheryl Holloway believes the girls who have come out for the second year of the program are the […]

Regional officials puzzled by vote results

By Darrell Todd Maurina Local officials are still scratching their heads and trying to determine what Tuesday’s election results mean for their future. New Mexico voters passed a proposal on Tuesday reorganizing the state department of education and placing it under the authority of the governor, but the outcome of a second vote to increase […]