Magazine gives harsh lesson in friendship

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers What you read says a lot about you. Certain magazines indicate a need to be ready for a political debate, with arguments tailored to a particular political ideology. Others keep you up on the world of sports. Still others say that you have unrealistic expectations of the opposite sex. Mine […]

Washington has no business in Hollywood

By Kevin Wilson: FNNM Columnist Mid-term elections are still about four months away, but I’ve got all the advice you’ll ever need. Elect them all back. Elect them all back because it’s evident that every major problem facing the United States today has been solved. Wait, what’s that you say? Your problems still exist? My […]

Cass, Alesia

Alesia Rachelle “Lisa” Cass, 45, of Albuquerque died Saturday, May 13, 2006, at Albuquerque Care Center. She was born July 28, 1960, to Robert and Pearl James Cass in Clovis. She graduated from Clovis High School in 1977. She attended Eastern New Mexico University for one year. She was a telephone operator for Mountain Bell, […]

4/21 Public record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from April 12 through Wednesday: • Michael Roger Mount, 60, to Doreen Watson Bledsoe, 41, both of Clovis. • Albert Richard Culver, 63, to Christi Lynn Williams, 48, both of Lubbock. • Miguel Angel Robledo, 22, to Jessica Amelia Sotalo, 21, both of Clovis. • Russell […]

Carpenter, Blanche

Mrs. Blanche Carpenter, 76, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at her home. She was born March 10, 1929, in Clovis to Jake and Ethel Eller. She was active in theater productions and was the first FHA president. She served as secretary for three Clovis Municipal Schools superintendents. After retirement, family members said she […]

Auction taste of ranch business

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Clayton Montague, 14, of Clovis, smiles as he watches the bidding on his dairy heifer during the Jr. Livestock Sale Friday at the Curry County Fair. Montague’s heifer sold for $3,200. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Even though the cow she raised sometimes nibbled on her hair, Chelsea Hinrichs suffered […]

Rainy weather not fazing livestock competitors at fair

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Scott Cutright and Larry McClendo of Wright’s Amusement set up the carrousel Monday at the Curry County Fairgrounds. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Rain and mud were not halting progress Monday at the Curry County Fairgrounds. Pickups and trailers began arriving Monday morning to unload pigs, lambs and steers that […]

Wilson, Franz

Franz Wilson Services: Have been held. Franz Harvey Wilson, 65, of Caballo, died Wednesday, May 4, 2005, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born on Jan. 29, 1940, in Longdale, Okla., to Buck Lowe and Josie Bell Chaloupek Wilson. He earned an associate degree in wastewater management. He was a resident of the Caballo […]

FNNM gets new business manager

CNJ staff Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico has hired a new business manager. Kevin Cooper, 48, began work in the Clovis office on Jan. 10. A former staff sergeant in the Army, Cooper has 19 years experience in accounting and has managed small to large numbers of people throughout his career. “Kevin’s computer and organizational […]

Wheeler, Virgil

Virgil Wheeler Services:Have been held. Mr. Virgil Wheeler, 79, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, near Portales. He was born on Aug. 31, 1925, in Oklahoma to Dora and Johnny Wheeler. He “fudged” on his age in order to be able to enlist in the Navy in December of 1942 and served aboard the U.S.S. Elliott. […]

Salvation Army’s future pondered

Captains Tammy and Kevin Ray began working as the new directors of the Salvation Army in Clovis about two weeks ago. Tammy Ray this week shared her thoughts on the future of the Salvation Army and what residents should expect to be different. Q: What brought you to Clovis? A: We were transferred here from […]

Public Records 1/30

Compiled from court records from Jan. 22 through Jan. 28. Marriage Licenses Kevin Joel Flores, 16, and Blanca Fabiola Flores, 17, both of Clovis. Jesse Vern Jackson, 48, and Tommie Jean Lindley, 44, both of Clovis. Joel Tonche Almaraz, 26, and Loralisa Loredo, 26, both of Clovis. Ronald Alan Hobbs, 20, of Hollyridge, N.C., and […]