Melrose man dies in crash

CNJ staff A 54-year-old Melrose man died early Thursday morning from injuries received in a head-on collision. Jose Perez’s 1989 Toyota Camry was traveling west on U.S. 60/84 about five miles east of Melrose when it veered into oncoming traffic, according to State Police Capt. Jimmy Glascock. Earlene Williams, 52, told police she applied the […]

Weddings — Sept. 5

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Combs-Caban Combs-Caban [image#1, align=right, size=medium] Alycia Nicole Combs of Clovis and Jose Ramon Caban of Ceiba, Puerto Rico, were married Aug. 20, 2010, in Clovis. The bride is the daughter of Wesley Fogleman and Pamala Combs, both of Clovis. The groom is the son of Jose and Andrea Caban of Kadena Air Force Base, Okinawa, […]

Campos elected to lead region

CNJ staff Rep. Jose Campos, D-Santa Rosa, has been elected to lead the Western region of the Council of State Governments, according to a release.The region is made up of Republican and Democratic legislators in 13 states. CSG-WEST is headquartered in Sacramento, Calif., with sister organizations in New York, Chicago and Atlanta.

Real controversy is tampering with evidence

Freedom New Mexico The case of Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean — Border Patrol agents in Texas convicted in 2006 of shooting an illegal-immigrant drug smuggler as he headed back toward Mexico, and sentenced to 11-year and 12-year prison terms, respectively — has become a cause c

Reid, Aggies take WAC golf title

CNJ staff SAN JOSE, Calif. — New Mexico State captured its second Western Athletic Conference championship in three years on Wednesday, finishing the three-day conference meet at 27-over-par 891 for a five-stroke margin over Boise State. Junior Travis Reid, a Clovis High grad, tied for sixth with a 54-hole total of 75-74-75 — 224, 8 […]

Oct. 19 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Oct. 11 through Wednesday: Quinn Darvon Moses, 19, to Tamra Linette Askew, 20, both of Texico Bradley Wayne Lyon, 25, to Ginger Colleen Henderson, 25, both of Clovis Christian Miguel Molinero-Ledesma, 24, to Julyn Pearson, 36, both of Clovis Kenneth Jeffrey Kelley, 21, to Carolyn […]

Husband convicted of 2004 killing

By Chelle Delaney: Freedom Newspapers TUCUMCARI — A Quay County jury found a Fort Sumner man guilty Thursday of killing his wife three years ago outside their home. The jury deliberated for less than two hours before finding Jose Garcia, 42, guilty of murder in the second degree, tampering with evidence and using a firearm […]

June 23, 2006 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from June 8 to Wednesday: • Salvador Mendoza, 30, of Whiteface, Texas, to Beatriz G. Trillo, 25, of Texico. • Christopher Joel Mitchell, 18, to Jessica Jo Harris, 17, both of Levelland, Texas. • Jesse Pichardo, 21, to Crystal Ren’Ee Lumanden, 18, both of Clovis. • […]

Martinez, Albina “Albinita”

Albina “Albinita” Martinez, 86, of Clovis, died Sunday, May 7, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare. She was born Oct. 24, 1919, in Sombrillo to Sotero and Carmelita Cordova Sisneros. She was a homemaker, a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and La Casa Senior Center. She was preceded in death by her parents; three […]

Estrada, Audenago “Nago”

Audenago “Nago” Estrada, 48, of Texico, died Saturday, May 6, 2006, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Jan. 23, 1957, in Apaceo Nieves, Zacatecas, Mexico to Antonio Estrada and BaceLisa Hidrogo. He married Maria Eva Velasquez on Jan. 26, 1978, in Mexico. He was a laborer and a member of San Jose […]

Schwarzenegger’s proactive levee approach positive

Freedom Newspapers California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s declaration of a state of emergency to deal with that state’s vulnerable levee system has had the desired effect. Even his political opponents are tripping over themselves to say how much they, too, want to fix the problem. His declaration also got the attention of the Bush administration: Homeland […]

2/28 Local roundup

Woman injured when vehicle strikes pole A female driver heading east on U.S. 60-84 struck a telephone pole Monday afternoon at the intersection of Wheaton Street, said New Mexico State Police Lt. Juan Jose Martinez. The back of the driver’s head was bleeding, Martinez said, and she was airlifted to a Lubbock hospital. The driver […]

Macias, Juan

Juan V. Macias, 76, of Clovis, died Saturday, Jan 21, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born April 9, 1929, in Pedernales, Chihuahua, Mexico, to Juan and Eusebia Valles Macias. He brought his family to Clovis in 1979 and worked as a cooker at the ethanol plant until his retirement in 1991. He […]

Maestas, Jose

Jose Felipe Maestas, 88, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, at his home. He was born Aug. 23, 1917, to Donicio Maestas and Maria Martinez in Anton Chico. He married Maria Cordova in Santa Rosa. He was a railroader, worked for the city of Clovis and a self-employed carpenter. He is preceded in death by his […]

Olivas, Antonia

Antonia Adame Olivas, 65, of Denver City, Texas, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2005, in Denver City. She was born March 11, 1940, in Carmargo Chihuahua, Mexico, to Eligio and Barbarita Adame. She married Merced Olivas on Feb. 11, 1961, in Ojinaga Chihuahua, Mexico. She was a housewife and a mother. She was preceded in death […]

Mondragon, Jose “Adan”

Jose “Adan” Mondragon, 62, of Clovis, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born March 29, 1943, in Clovis to Conrado and Juanita Cordova Mondragon. He married Lucy Baca on Oct. 20, 1972, in Clovis. He was a foreman at Clovis Steam Laundry. He was a member of Our […]

Jose Padilla

Jose Padilla, 76, of Portales died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. He was born May 5, 1929, in Ecuandure, Michoacan, Mexico, to Estanislada Ayala and Diego Padilla. He lived a large part of his life in Portales and had been a member of Los Abuelitos Senior Center. Burial is in […]

Salas, Richard

Richard Salomon Salas, 40, of Clovis, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born June 10, 1965, in Clovis to Jose Guadalupe and Alice Sena Salas. He was a contractor who specialized in Southwest design. He was a member of Son of the Legionnaires and American Legion Post 25. Family […]

9/16 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Sept. 7-14: • Marc Anthony Cavalier, 20, of Clovis, to Catherine Rose Sciurba, 20, of Buena Park, Calif. • Francisco Hernandez, 40, to Eva Fatima Urban, 36, both of Clovis • Moses Guadalupe Bryan, 56, to Mary Helen Sena, 56, both of Clovis • Jose […]

Anniversaries, birthdays, engagements, weddings, births and honors

Engagements McDonald/Moreno Kristie McDonald and Rick Moreno, both of Clovis, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The groom is the son of Pat Moreno, of Clovis and Rick Moreno of California. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. on Oct. 8, 2005, at the Sunken Gardens. The reception will follow the ceremony. The bride-elect […]