Snazzy Pig burgers were something else

By Don McAlavy: Local columnist When I was going to school in Clovis in the late 1940s, I would often get down to the Snazzy Pig at noon just to eat one of “Pop’s” great hamburgers. The Snazzy Pig was just around the corner from the Clovis Steam Laundry, on east First Street. “Pop” Townsend’s […]

Some resolutions worth keeping

By Ray Sullivan: Publisher of Freedom Newspapers This is a personal tale about the only New Year’s resolution I’ve ever made that has stuck. The decision saved me from myself. I write about it not for praise, but in case someone reading it wonders if they should quit drinking like I did 21 years ago. […]

Spikes, Johnnie “Jan”

Johnnie “Jan” Spikes, 65, of Clovis, died Thursday, April 13, 2006, at her home. Born April 9, 1941, to Annie L. Turner and Andy Edwards Sr. in Hughes Springs, she taught at Barry and LaCasita elementary schools and Bovina Public Schools, retiring after a 34-year career. She was a member of Faith Christian Family Church. […]

Hutchison, Johnnie

Johnnie Leonard Hutchison, 63, of Elma, Wash., died Friday, May 20, 2005, at his home. He was born on July 18, 1941, in Clovis, to Grant Harrison and Yadie Elnora Young Hutchison. He was raised in Anchorage, Alaska and graduated from high school there. In 1961 he enlisted in the United States Navy. He served […]

Wright, John

John Edward Wright, 90, of Belen, Rio Communities, died July 16, 2004, following short illness. He was born on April 20, 1914 in El Paso, Texas. He was a member of Sierra Vista Baptist Church. He was owner of Johnnie’s Sheet Metal and Roofing in Clovis before retiring to Belen in 1985. Johnnie loved spending […]

Wright, Kenneth Dale

Kenneth Dale Wright Services: Have been held. Kenneth Dale “Kenny” Wright, 57, of Albuquerque died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004, in Albuquerque. He was born in Marysville, Calif. He was a partner in the Albuquerque night club Alfalfa’s and owned and operated Rio Grande Cantina and Conchas Lodge at Conchas Lake. Survivors include his wife, Magda […]

Woods Wedding

Stephanie Cox-Chrisman of Clovis and Bernie Woods of Clovis were joined in marriage on July 5, 2003, at the Chapel of the Bells in Las Vegas, Nev. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Lilly Chrisman of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Edward and Patricia Cox of Pittsburgh. She is the granddaughter of Alice Cox […]