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Hughes [image #1, align=left, size=medium] Dustin Hughes of Clovis is one of 21 students to obtain and associate of applied science degree in wind energy technology from Mesalands Community College. Hughes graduated magna cum laude.

Jan. 13 Business Digest

Deli to stay open The Wholey Cow Deli will stay open under new management. Renea and David Hughes of Clovis said they lease the deli, which was scheduled to close Friday. Located on the corner of Seventh and Pile streets, the business opened in 2004. “We think they have a fantastic product and we hated […]

Dec. 30, 2007 Anniversaries

Howard Marvin and Velmeta Howard of Clovis will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 1, 2008. The couple was married Jan. 1, 1948. They have four children, eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He is a retired jeweler. She is a retired LPN. Hughes George C. and Ruth Ann Hughes of Lubbock, […]

Modest foreign policy only way to develop allies

By Freedom New Mexico Most of the reputed authorities reached by reporters gave longtime George W. Bush ally Karen Hughes mixed reviews when she announced she would be leaving her post as undersecretary of State for public diplomacy. The person in that position is supposed to help the rest of the world to like us, […]

ENMU tennis team begins season Thursday

CNJ staff PORTALES — There will be a lot of new faces around veteran Eastern New Mexico University women’s tennis coach Christine Blaeser this spring. Only sophomore Tracy Hughes saw regular action last season for the Zias. The seven-player roster also includes senior Tracy Williams, who missed most of the 2006 campaign with a back […]

Artists of the month

Sisters Loyce Troia and Leona Hughes of Clovis were chosen by the Pintores Art League as artists of the month for February. Their paintings will be at the Clovis-Carver Public Library during February. Troia and Hughes went to Vaughn Municipal Schools and attended Eastern New Mexico University in the 1950s. Recently, Troia took classes at […]

Hughes, Edna

Edna Irene Smith Hughes, 79, of Texico, died Sunday, April 23, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare, Clovis. She was born April 26, 1926, in Little Rock, Ark., to George and Ruth Smith. She was a member of High Plains Baptist Church in Clovis. Family members said she enjoyed cooking and sewing. She was preceded in […]

Spikes, Johnnie “Jan”

Johnnie “Jan” Spikes, 65, of Clovis, died Thursday, April 13, 2006, at her home. Born April 9, 1941, to Annie L. Turner and Andy Edwards Sr. in Hughes Springs, she taught at Barry and LaCasita elementary schools and Bovina Public Schools, retiring after a 34-year career. She was a member of Faith Christian Family Church. […]

ENMU wins final match, takes dual

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Eastern New Mexico University senior Elyse Jacques hits a return against Central Oklahoma’s Julie Vo in their No. 1 singles match on Friday at Zia Tennis Complex. Vo won the match, but the Zias took the dual 5-4. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — After earning Lone Star […]

Gideons united by mission to spread Gospel

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Gideon member Len Santi hands out a Bible to a student on a bus Tuesday near Gattis Junior High. The Gideons were handing out Bibles at area schools this week. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Their backgrounds vary and they worship at churches of many denominations. However, the members of […]

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. […]

Golden Gloves big hit

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Austin Trout of Las Cruces moves in for a punch during his 152-pound semifinal fight Saturday in the New Mexico State Boxing Championships at Roy Walker Recreation Center. Trout won his fight to advance to today’s final. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Boxing fans did their best to make sure […]

Burroughs, Juanita

Juanita Burroughs Services: Have been held. Juanita Block Burroughs, 80, of Alvarado, Texas, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, at Alvarado Meadows Nursing Facility. She was born on Aug. 12, 1924, in DeQueen, Ark., to Walter and Floreine Block. She was raised in Clovis and moved to Alvarado two years ago to be close to her […]

Task force tackling water shortage issues

By Darrell Todd Maurina, CNJ staff writer Responding to drought conditions that have reached emergency levels in some parts of New Mexico, an interim committee of the State Legislature is holding two days of meetings in Clovis to discuss water supply concerns. Tuesday’s first session of the Water and Natural Resources Committee met at Clovis […]

McIntosh, Maggie

Maggie McIntosh Services: Have been held. Maggie Mae McIntosh, 85, of Hughes Springs, Texas, formerly of Texico, died Tuesday, April 6, 2004, in Hughes Springs, Texas. She was born on Oct. 16, 1918, in Knott County, Ky., to Dr. Davis and Mary Sheppard Fields. She lived most of her life in Hazzard, Ky. She married […]

Engagments 1/4

Tessmer-Soper Hollis and Cindy Tessmer II, of Clovis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Heidi Tessmer of Clovis, to Richard Soper of Clovis, son of Earl and Beverly Soper of Nebraska. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. on Jan. 10 at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Clovis. The reception […]

Brian, Billie

BILLIE BRIAN Services: Will be held at a later date in Durant, Okla. Minnie Bell “Billie” Brian, 87, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at Laurel Plains Nursing and Rehabilitation in Clovis. She was born on Feb. 12, 1916, in Kenefic, Okla. to Elie and Siney Anderson Washington. She came to Clovis in 1987. […]

CAFB sergeant in stable condition after accident

FREEDOM NEWS SERVICE Cannon Air Force Base Staff Sgt. Stewart W. Hughes of the 27th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was listed in stable condition at a Lubbock hospital on Thursday following a traffic accident in Clovis on Wednesday. Hughes was flown to Lubbock’s Covenant Medical Center after his 2001 Honda Civic collided with a tractor-trailer rig […]

Wood, James

James Wood Services: Have been held. Mr. James “Jimmy” Wood, 75, of Portales, died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, following a traffic accident west of Muleshoe. He was born on March 16, 1928, in Ballinger, Texas, to Lucy and William Troy Wood. Mr. Wood grew up in the Ballinger area. In 1945, he and his family […]