Still soaring: Ivan Sarracino recipient of Leo Marquez Award for Excellence

USAF: Senior Airman James Bell Ivan Sarracino, 27th Special Operations Equipment Maintenance Squadron, receives the Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez award from Commander, Air Force Special Operations Command, Lt. Gen. Donald Wurster, on Jan. 13. The Leo Marquez award highlights outstanding achievements in the aircraft maintenance and munitions squadrons across the Air Force. Sarracino won the […]

La Casita honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Denise Garcia, Cristian Gonzales, Destiny Rael, Ramon Rascon, Isaac Sena A/B: Jaquelin Acosta, Miguel Altamirano, Izaiah Aragon, Julio Avina, Juan Carrera, Abraham Castillo, Savanna Garcia, Xavier Gonzales, Veronica Lopez, Maria Navarrete, Hector Ramos, Cynthia Rivas, Brandon Rosas, Joseline […]

Portales boy dies in riding accident

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Ivan Bordayo died doing what made him happy. A horse ride Monday evening ended tragically for the 11-year-old when he died from injuries resulting from a horseback accident west of Portales. Family members didn’t like to relive the accident, but they said they couldn’t imagine him doing anything […]

CCS grad has bright future, teacher says

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Ivan Goodwin, 18, of Clovis, seen here working at the Java Loft, is a recent graduate of Clovis Christian School and will attend Texas Tech University in the fall; studying electrical engineering. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor Memories of friendships, sports and tomfoolery still linger in the wake of […]

Blenkin, Ivan

Ivan Blenkin Services: No services will be held. Mr. Ivan L. Blenkin, 64, of Farwell, died Saturday, July 5, 2003, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born on Feb. 2, 1939, in Wynona, Mo. He joined the Air Force in 1955. He retired at Cannon Air Force Base as a Master Sergeant in 1979. He […]