8/26 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Aug. 17 through Wednesday: • Christopher John Maier, 21, to Tara Diane Barnard, 20, both of Clovis • Keon Tyrell Bush, 19, to Jessica Irizarry, 24, both of Clovis • Dathan Lee Culpepper, 24, to Sarah Lynn Martin, 24, both of Portales • Frederick O’Bryant, […]

Clovis senior recovers from car accident

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Clovis senior Jessica Wymore was in a coma at the beginning of the school year after an auto accident. She graduated Saturday with honors. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer A few months ago, Jessica Wymore never thought she’d be able to graduate with her Clovis High School class […]

Clovis grad works her way onto Stanford rowing team

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Jessica Hernandez played soccer, basketball and ran track at Clovis High. Courtesy photo By Rick White Jim Hernandez believes athletics are an important part of the educational process. So when he dropped off his youngest daughter at college in the fall, he urged her to stay involved in sports. Jessica Hernandez played soccer, basketball and […]

Honor Rolls 5/2

New Mexico State University The following local students have been named to the fall 2003 semester dean’s honor roll at New Mexico State University: Clovis: Kimberly Anne Borden, Haley Michele Brown, Joe Mark Clayton, Leslie D Ann Dodge-Brewer, Laurie Marie Epps, Cody R. Garrett, Amber Kaye Hudson, Timothy Owen Jobe, Marina Reina McGhee, Clinton Craig […]

Lady Cats: Different year, different team

Rick White Something has to give tonight when Clovis meets Hobbs. The Lady Wildcats are one of the hottest teams in the state, riding a 13-game winning streak into tonight’s District 4-5A first-place showdown at Ralph Tasker Arena. But Hobbs has beaten Clovis six straight in a series the Lady Wildcats once dominated. The games […]

Government’s ideas of ‘heroes’ is skewed

Mona Charen I sometimes wonder whether a nation that sends girls like Jessica Lynch into battle and punishes soldiers like Lt. Col. Allen West is quite in its right mind. Why is Jessica Lynch’s story worthy of a book, a TV movie and a waltz through celebrity central on ABC, NBC, CNN, etc.? Meaning no […]

Frivolous medals degrade meaning

I love American war heroes. However, my kind of heroes are the breed of Audie Murphy, Roger Young and Colin Kelly of the World War II generation. The Army permitted and the media pushed to call Jessica Lynch an American hero. I suspect that had she been a man, none of us would have heard […]

Emergency delivery

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Jessica Taylor delivered son Aidan at her home in June, with the help of husband, Aaron, who was being coached by Clovis 911 dispatcher Carolyn Aragon. Photo by Darrell Todd Maurina. By Darrell Todd Maurina When Airman 1st Class Aaron Taylor went into the Air Force on June 19, 2002, he knew he might have […]

Public record 6/20

Compiled from court records from June 12 through June 18 Marriage Licenses Levi Marshall Nagle, 78, and Ruth J. Hood, 80, both of Lubbock David Morris Sturdivant, 24, of Lubbock and Jessica Nicole Autrey, 23, of Clovis Daniel Paredes, 22, and Jo Ann Rodriguez, 28, both of Clovis David James Scioli, 22, of Texico and […]