Business Feature: Leal’s celebrates 50 years of spice

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Quannah Saiz, left, and Monica Lott of Clovis have lunch Monday at Leal’s restaurant on Mabry Drive. The pair said they’ve been coming to Leal’s for years. By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Sergio Leal begins each day at 4:30 a.m. making homemade tortillas in Muleshoe. From there the tortillas […]

Perez, Jose Alejandro

Jose Alejandro Perez Services: Have been held. Jose Alejandro “Alex” Perez, 3, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2004, in Roswell. He was born on Jan. 27, 2001, in El Paso, Texas, to Jose Maria Perez-Aguilera and Irma Elsa Jimenez. He came to Clovis in 2002 and he attended Our Lady of Guadalupe. He was […]

Clovis boy killed in accident: mom charged

CNJ staff Clovis boy is dead and his mother faces a charge of homicide by vehicle following a one-car rollover early Wednesday morning 20 miles east of Roswell. Jose Alejandro Perez was killed when he was ejected from a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am driven by his mother, according to officials with the New Mexico State […]

Sanchez, Irma

Irma Sanchez Services: Have been held. Irma Sanchez, 52, of Clovis, died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at her home. She was born on Sept. 8, 1951, in Harlingen, Texas, to Abelardo and Maria Escamilla Gomez. She married Alberto Sanchez on Oct. 23, 1973, in Fort Collins, Colo. She was a Head Start teacher in Bryan, […]

Townson, Irma

Irma Townson Services: Have been held. Mrs. Irma Marie Townson, 94, of Clovis, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Jan. 24, 1910, in Crete, Neb., to Helen and Carl Claus. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; three sisters; her husband, Fred; […]