House native loved pool

Eric Butler Lucille Powell proved it’s never too late to take up a new hobby. Powell’s hobby was playing pool and her billiards home was the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Clovis. She took up the game in 1966, when she was 55 years old. Powell, a native of House, died Aug. 13 at age […]

Johnson, A.W.

A.W. Johnson Services: Have been held. A.W. Johnson, 73, of Whitesboro, Texas, died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at his home. He was born July 11, 1929, in Petersburg, Texas, to Raymond and Viola Byrd Johnson. He moved to Clovis in 1962. As a carpenter, he built homes from 1960 until 1964. He opened Johnson Wholesale […]

ENMU’s Johnson switches sports

By Dave Wagner BLACKWATER DRAW — Randy Johnson used up his college eligibility in basketball last spring at Eastern New Mexico University, but he wasn’t ready to give up sports. So he approached ENMU’s football coaches about the possibility of playing this fall. Given the chance during spring practice, the coaches liked what they saw […]

Public Record 8/8

Compiled from court records from July 31 through Aug. 6 Divorces — Justin Johnson from Tamara Leigh Johnson. — Lakisha C. Johnson from Fredrick L. Johnson. — Angel Almaraz from Alexandro Almaraz. — Enrique Macias from Josefa Macias. Marriage Licenses — James Rodney Baker, 25, of Derby, Kan., to Jacqueline D’Angelo, 20, of Houston. — […]

Johnson, Dorothy

Dorothy Johnson Services: Have been held. Dorothy Marie Cooks Johnson, 63, of Clovis, died Thursday, July 31, 2003, in Amarillo. She was born on Oct. 3, 1939, in Sundown, Texas, to T. Frat and Lottie Whitlow Cooks. She moved to Amarillo at an early age and attended Coter Elementary School. She met and married Jessie […]

Clovis woman killed in holiday car crash

By Janet Bresenham A Clovis woman attending a family Fourth of July party was killed Friday night by a pickup truck fleeing police, Clovis police said. The pickup was traveling east down the 500 block of West 18th Street, which was crowded with hundreds of people who had been watching the city fireworks show just […]

Conceptual drawings of downtown include lofts, hotel restaurant

By Eric Butler Residential lofts, a dance nightclub, a farmer’s market with an outdoor movie screen — all within a few-block radius at the south end of Main Street? It may or may not be an accurate view of the future of downtown Clovis, but it is the vision of several graduate students at the […]

Mother arrested when children found abandoned, malnourished

By Janet Bresenham By Janet Bresenham CNJ STAFF WRITER janet_bresenham@link.freedom.com A Clovis mother of two was arrested Saturday after police found her 8-month-old daughter abandoned, dehydrated and malnourished inside a travel trailer, police said. The baby, in critical condition late Saturday, was flown by medical helicopter to University Medical Center in Lubbock, said Clovis Police […]

Johnson, Gerald

Gerald Johnson Services: Have been held. Mr. Gerald E. Johnson, 57, of Frankston, Texas, formerly of Clovis, a truck driver, died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at his home. He was born on Dec. 22, 1945, in Tucumcari. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army and a POW. He was a member of Frankston Missionary […]

Convenience store robbed at gunpoint

CNJ staff report A Clovis convenience store was robbed at gunpoint on Saturday night and police are looking for two suspects. Police Sgt. Rich Johnson said two men entered the Allsup’s at Grand and Prince Streets at 10:09 p.m. on Saturday. One man was armed with a small handgun, Johnson said. Johnson said he did […]

Conceptual drawings to be shown downtown

By Jack King Ten students from the University of New Mexico’s Design Planning Assistance Center will exhibit conceptual drawings of what downtown Clovis could look like from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today at the Xcel Energy Building, 500 Pile. The exhibit is sponsored by the Clovis Downtown Revitalization Program, said Catharine Johnson, the program’s […]

Lady Cats win at Hobbs

CNJ Staff HOBBS — Help came in a big way Tuesday night for the Clovis High girls track team. Buoyed by the addition of several junior high runners, the Lady Wildcats won 11 of 19 events and rolled to victory with 174 points in the eight-school Hobbs Qualifier track meet. The host Lady Eagles were […]