Jose Padilla case not good model for liberty lovers

Freedom Newspapers T he Bush administration continues to defend, in the case of Jose Padilla, a legal theory more suited to an absolute monarchy or dictatorship than to a society operating under the rule of law. Continuing to maintain such a stance materially weakens the case that the current struggle with terrorists is one between […]

Montanez , Manuel

Manuel Montanez Services: Have been held. Manuel Ruiz Montanez, 78, of Clovis, died Thursday, May 12, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born June 17, 1926, in Chin, Chiu, Mexico, to Hermenijildo and Marcela Ruiz Montanez. He married Maria Francisca Villareal 46 years ago in Muleshoe. He was a farm laborer […]

Salas , Jose

Jose Salas Services: Have been held. Jose Guadalupe “Grampy” Salas, 77, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at his home. He was born on Nov. 15, 1927, in Anton Chico, to Isidoro and Antonia Aragon Salas. He married Alice Sena on June 12, 1951, in Clovis. He served in the U.S. Army during World […]

Chavez, Jose

Jose Chavez Services: Have been held. Jose Horacio Chavez, 68, of Clovis, died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Lubbock Heart Hospital. He was born on Sept. 20, 1936, in Santa Rosa, to Jose Lino and Estella Chavez. He married Celina Gonzalez on Sept. 19, 1953, in Clovis. He worked as a custodian for Gattis and […]

Salaz, Feliz

Feliz Salaz Services: Have been held. Feliz Salaz, 82, of Portales, died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at her home. She was born on Nov. 25, 1922, in Chaperito, to Juanita and Miguel Lucero. She married Ernesto Salaz on Dec. 8, 1945, in Chaperito. They made their home in Trementina, until 1947 when they moved to […]

Sierra, Jose

Jose Sierra Services: Have been held. Jose Eduardo Sierra, 51, of Portales, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Oct. 13, 1953, in Guadalupe la Rueba Durango, Mexico. This summer he moved from Portales to Clovis to live with his daughter. He moved to Muleshoe in 1971. […]

Garcia, Jose

Jose Garcia Services: Have been held. Jose Luis “Shorty” Garcia, 46, of Muleshoe, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004, in Lubbock. He was born on Oct. 24, 1958, in Rio Verde, S.L.P., Mexico. He lived in Muleshoe for the past 30 years, was a member of the Assemblia de Dios Church in Muleshoe, and worked as […]

Perez, Jose Alejandro

Jose Alejandro Perez Services: Have been held. Jose Alejandro “Alex” Perez, 3, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2004, in Roswell. He was born on Jan. 27, 2001, in El Paso, Texas, to Jose Maria Perez-Aguilera and Irma Elsa Jimenez. He came to Clovis in 2002 and he attended Our Lady of Guadalupe. He was […]

Eylicio, Nora

Nora Eylicio Services: Have been held. Nora Eylicio, 70, of Clovis, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on April 13, 1934, in Valencia County, to Jose and Nicolasa Flores. Family members said she was a homemaker, a loving mother and grandmother. She was a long-time resident […]

Barela, Jose

Jose Barela Services: Have been held. Jose Mere Barela, 76, of Clovis, died Sunday, June 13, 2004, in Lubbock. He was born on Dec. 10, 1927, in Newkirk. He married Florence Murillo in 1948 in Clovis. He served in the Army during World War II and received the Purple Heart and the Medal of Honor. […]