Morris, Therese

Therese Morris Services:Have been held. Therese A. Morris, 57, of Clovis, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at her home. She was born on Sept. 27, 1947, in Fremont, Ohio, to George and Anna Becker. She came to New Mexico in 1972 where she worked for Tucumcari Public Schools for several years before moving to Clovis […]

Weddings, engagements, anniversaries

•••Anniversaries Dickson John and Margie Dickson of Clovis, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 3, 2004. The couple was married on Sept. 3, 1954, in Clovis. They have three children, Delynda Hendricks (and husband, Jodie), Johanna Treat (Mike) and Jeff Dickson; 11 grandchildren, Brian, Laura, Margie, Micah, Rachel, Rick, Alexa, John Cole, Dakota, Montana, […]

Extras for public employees include health insurance, retirement plans

Editor’s note: A summary of benefits offered employees of Curry County’s public entities: City of Clovis The city offers its employees three health-insurance plans, life insurance and two retirement plans. The city pays between 61 percent and 84 percent of health insurance depending on the plan chosen. Dental and vision coverage cost extra. The city […]

Apartment residents find windows bashed

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This blue Chevrolet is one of at least 10 vehicles parked at the Clovis Apartments that were vandalized early Saturday morning. (Staff photo: Mike Linn) By William Thompson: Freedom Newspapers Residents of Clovis Apartments awoke early Saturday morning to find that windows in at least 10 vehicles had been shattered. Resident Jackie Brown, a retired […]

Officials have China Star fire set for investigation

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Clovis firefighters work to put out a fire Sunday at the China Star restaurant on Main Street. Fire officials said the building was a total loss. (Courtesy photo: John Bourne) By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer Clovis firefighters have secured the premises of the China Star restaurant, which burned Sunday morning, and don’t plan […]

Police Blotter 3/5

A mobile home park manager called police at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 27 regarding criminal damage to the office window. Police observed a hole consistent with a BB that shattered the tempered glass window without passing through the window pane, causing an estimated $350 damage. • • • Police responded to a stolen vehicle report about […]

Not all 40 million uninsured wronged

Tibor Machan The figure of 40 million people lacking health insurance in the United States is bandied about so much it deserves to be discussed a bit, even by a non-expert such as myself. What exactly does it mean? The implication for most who mention this figure is the federal government must do something to […]

New business licenses issued

The following business licenses were issued by the city of Clovis between Dec. 1 and Dec. 31. Clovis Family Healthcare Center 912 W. 21st. St. owner: Dr. Jon Shrader Dennis W. Baker Insurance Agency 807 Lexington St. owner: Dennis W. Baker The Tin Roof 2521 Fairway St. owner: Kim Ward Carylon Davis 2017 Glenarm St. […]

Some discrimination seems to be OK

Walter Williams Some things I wonder about: Early in our marriage, 40-some years ago, Mrs. Williams would return from shopping complaining about the unreasonable prices. Having aired her complaints, she’d then ask me to unload her car laden with purchases. After the unloading, I’d ask her: “I thought you said the prices were unreasonable. Why […]

Ormon, Rex

Ormon, Rex Services: Have been held. Rex Ormon, 74, of Clovis, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2003, at his home in Clovis. He was born Dec. 26, 1928, in Lockney, Texas, to Thomas and Arva McCree Ormon. He married Dorothy Frear on Aug. 14, 1949, in Clovis. He was a 1951 graduate of Eastern New Mexico […]

County pays $120,000 to settle jail death suit

By Darrell Todd Maurina Curry County’s insurance carrier paid $120,000 to settle a lawsuit with the family of a woman who died in the county jail last year, insurance officials said on Wednesday. The attorney for the estate of Joyce Acy said settlements have also been reached with other parties in the lawsuit, but he […]

Politicians play number games to fit agendas

Pick a number. Any number. It works for Washington. Why shouldn’t it work for you? In the unreal bubble in which Washington operates, numbers and words over time begin to lose any meaning. Millions become billions and then trillions and no one bats an eye; statistics get batted around like beach balls, turned and twisted […]