Births — July 10

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Arredondo Joseph Robert Arredondo was born June 20, 2011, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis to Amanda and Ben Arredondo of Portales. He weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces. He has two brothers, Benjamin Jacob Arredondo, 3, and Samuel Josiah Arredondo, 1. Grandparents are Jacob and Elly Marez of Portales and Sherman Tipton of Jal.

ENMU track results — April 22

CNJ staff Texas Tech Invitational Men Field events Javelin: 1. Daniel Draper 210-8; 7. Benjamin Faust 149-10. Shot put: 2. Bill Squire 54-10. Hammer: 2. Squire 181-5. Discus: 5. Squire 159-11; 6. Marcus Oakley 159-1. Long jump: 2. Robert Matthew 22-2 1/2. Triple jump: 2. Matthew 45-11 3/4; 3. Kenyatta Carter 42-4 1/2. Track events […]

Reunion —

Field reunion The 24th Biannual Field Reunion was held at the Field Fire Station at 1 p.m. Aug. 13. The business meeting began at 5 p.m. with Jacob Moberly acting as master of ceremonies. Jacob presented Dorothy Woods and Beatrice Hunt with gift cards for their work in getting the reunion together. Teachers present were […]

Story of Jacob, Esau demonstrates follies of favoritism

By Judy Brandon: Religion columnist Last week I wrote about the frustrations of Mary and Joseph when they lost Jesus back in Jerusalem. They were like any other parents — frustration sometimes sets in when it comes to raising children. There is another account of children and frustration. Except for Christ, the sinless one, the […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Boy teaches others art of origami

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Courtesy photo By Jean Verlich: CNJ news editor IF IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO RAISE A CHILD, it takes a school to build a Senbazuru, and then some. That’s what fifth-grader Jacob Jones learned this past school year. For his independent project in the Gifted and Talented Program at Zia Elementary School, the 11-year-old chose […]

Clovis boy meets member of Thunderbirds

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Jacob Thomson’s idea of a hero is animated, has the ability to fly and is usually referred to as super. The cartoon-loving, Highland Elementary second-grader met a real-life hero Friday when Maj. Dan Mirski, Air Force Thunderbirds flight surgeon, made a surprise visit to Plains Regional Medical Center, where […]

Winemiller, Wilbur

Wilbur J. Winemiller, 85, of Clovis, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2005, at his daughter’s home in Albuquerque. He was born on June 21, 1920, to John Jacob and Edna Ansteatt Winemiller in Ohio. He married Mae Trivett on Aug. 10, 1944, in Cincinnati. Mr. Winemiller worked as a tool and dye maker for ACF&GE in […]

What’s in name: Destiny? Security?

Judy Brandon: CNJ columnist What’s in a name? First think about the name Fran. Each hurricane this season will be named a name. The National Weather Service will give the new hurricane a name, track its path and predict the direction it is going. Back in September 1996, hurricane Fran hit the East Coast and […]

Clovis WR recovering from collision

CNJ staff Clovis High senior wide receiver Jacob Jones was recovering at home Saturday after a scary collision in Friday’s 40-0 loss to La Cueva at Leon Williams Stadium. Jones was injured when his helmet hit the knee of a La Cueva defender while he was attempting to catch a pass over the middle. Jones, […]

Local cancer survivor beats odds

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Ronnica Thomson laughs with her daughter Tori, 9, after Tori played on the trampoline Wednesday in the back yard of their home. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor Cooped up in a Roswell hospital bed after surgery to remove a tumor 18 months ago, Ronnica Thomson saw sadness through a […]

Lopez, Alvino

Alvino Lopez Services: Have been held. Alvino Lopez Sr., 63, of Farwell, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, in Friona, Texas. He was born on Dec. 16, 1939, in Fort Quitman, Texas, to Nicholas Ruiz and Maria Refugio Lopez. He married Maria Duran on Jan 8, 1962 in El Paso, Texas. They moved to the Farwell […]

Wildcats junior takes different path

Rick White Keeping up with the Joneses is a family matter for one Clovis Wildcat. Junior cornerback Jacob Jones is the youngest of six siblings to play sports at Clovis High, joining former soccer standouts Larry Jr. and Gabe and soccer and track star Karyn Jones. Jacob is the only one to play football at […]