Military mama: Time to end chapter

Our lives are storybooks. Each page turns and the adventure continues. This chapter of my life is coming to an end. I will still be a wife and a mommy, but I will no longer be a military dependent. After eight years, my hubby is separating from the service. It was so surreal sending my […]

Men not so tough when it comes to women's issues

By Anita Doberman Men, and military men in particular, can take a lot. They are tough, hard working and have high tolerance for pain. Take my beloved hubby. He almost died of a burst appendix because he didn’t go to the hospital right away — he preferred to take the pain than go to the […]

Fathers keep focus

By Anita Doberman: CNJ Columnist Men, and military men in particular, can take a lot. They are tough, hard working and have high tolerance for pain. Take my beloved hubby. He almost died of a burst appendix because he didn’t go to the hospital right away — he preferred to take the pain than go […]

Grocery business runs in family’s blood

By Don McAlavy: Local columnist As told to Don McAlavy by Steven Brian of Colorado: “I read your column ‘Clovis man spent majority of life in grocery business’ with great pleasure. I am one of the proud graduates of ‘Hubby Tech’ as Less jokingly referred to his store. Anyway, I wanted to write you also […]

Clovis man spent majority of life in grocery business

By Don McAlvy: Columnist The oldest family owned grocery store in Clovis in 1985 was the Less Hubby & Son’s Food Market. The founder, Less Hubby, was born Less Leslie Hubby in Arkansas in 1908. Less arrived in Clovis about 1921 when he was 13. His aunt, Fronie Buxton, came to Clovis in 1917 when […]

Sacrifice is more than an idea

Commentary by Jenny Sokol: Freedom News Service I wanted to escape the war; I hoped moving to Kansas would help. Fort Leavenworth would offer a reprieve, I assumed, because the Army post isn’t home to battalions of deployable soldiers. I looked forward to living in a neighborhood free from yellow ribbons and single star Service […]

Running can be soothing to soul

By Anita Doberman: Lifestlyes Columnist I have always played sports, but never particularly enjoyed running. In college, I tried to join the track and field team, and gave up after the first day of practice. I thought it was too hard. Perhaps motherhood has increased my pain tolerance, or military life has made it imperative […]

Patty Jo Hubby

Patty Jo Hubby, 74, of Clovis, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born Aug. 21, 1931, to Paul Lafayette and Maude Olive Taylor Mott in Clovis. She married Dwayne Hubby on Aug. 28, 1949, in Clovis. She was a member of Central Christian Church, Church Circle, CYH […]

In tribute: Student remembered for determination

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer Family members said Samuel Kuni never let his size or his handicap keep him down. Born four months premature and later handicapped with impaired vision, Kuni had a huge heart, they said. Kuni, 12, died on Oct. 3 at a Lubbock hospital from complications due to a staph infection, […]

Resident spearheads prairie dog rescue

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Lynda Watson, “the prairie dog Lady” holds up one of the rescued rodents at a vacant lot in Clovis that is a planned site for a new Clovis National Bank. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer The wet and confused prairie dogs huddled together in cages, unaware their lives had just […]

Hubby, Carol

Carol Hubby Services: Have been held. Carrol Dwayne Hubby, 73, of Clovis, died Tuesday, April 5, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Aug. 14, 1931, in Clovis, to Lesley Hubby and Naoma Roberts. He married Patty Jo Mott on Aug. 28, 1949, in Clovis. He owned and operated Hubby’s […]

CHS assistant calling it a career

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Ron Hubby, who is retiring from coaching after 28 years, played college football at Texas A&M after graduating from Clovis High School in 1972. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner After nearly three decades of coaching, Clovis High assistant football coach Ron Hubby has decided it’s time for a change of pace. Hubby, an […]

Hubby, Jack

Jack Hubby Services: Have been held. Mr. Jack L. Hubby, 67, of Clovis, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2003, at his home. He was born on Sept. 22, 1935, in Clovis, to Lon and Retha Hubby. He married Susan Marshall on Feb. 9, 1978, in Amarillo, Texas. He worked for Circle K Corp, Town & Country […]