Johnson, K. E.

K. E. Johnson, 84, of Oklahoma Lane, Texas, died Monday, April 10, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. Born Feb. 23, 1922, he married Nettie Routon in 1941 in Knox County, Texas. He lived in Oklahoma Lane since 1954 after moving there from Munday, Texas. Family members said he liked to hunt and the […]

Heading off developmental trouble early

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Lane Mains, 3, plays with Angel Laumbach-Kirk, left, an occupational therapist with ENMRSH Wednesday at My School Daycare in Clovis. By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer When their baby reached 16 months of age, Diane and Aaron Mains began to worry. He hardly ate and slept in fitful intervals. His attempts at speech were minimal […]

EDUCATION FEATURE: Class teaches career skills

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Marshall Junior High School freshman Kyree McField will work at the Rib Crib restaurant this summer. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer By Marlena Hartz CNJ STAFF WRITER marlena_hartz@link.freedom.com For years, Keith Ingram has tried to impart his students with the career skills they need to survive in the workplace. […]

Births: B L Harpold (11/13 week)

Waylon and LaShona Harpold of Clovis are the parents of Breyer Lane Harpold, a 9-pound, 7-ounce baby boy born on Sept. 10, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Breyer Lane has one brother, Cayton, 6. His grandparents are Vern and Brenda Harpold, Linda Buchan and Jeannie Stone, all of Clovis and Butch Buchan […]

Austin, Birdie

Birdie Austin, 100, of Portales, died Oct. 20, 2005 in Clovis. She was born July 29, 1905 in Buffalo, MO. to Mary and Ulysses Lane. She grew up and attended school in Missouri. She married Glen Oren Austin on March 15, 1927 in Amarillo, Texas and moved to Rogers before moving to California. After two […]

Hardin, R.B.

R.B. (Junior) Hardin Jr., 75, Portales died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born Dec. 26, 1929, in Pleasant Hill to Minnie and R.B. Hardin. He graduated from Portales High School in 1948. He married Nell Burns on April 8, 1950, in Portales. For several years starting in […]

Lady Eagles take tourney match in four

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Clovis Christian’s Jennifer Schaap hits the ball over House’s Sara Lee during their District 4-1A tournament match Tuesday at CCS. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Clovis Christian got its lapse out of the way, then got down to business. The Lady Eagles started to let a two-game lead slip […]

Routon, Loyd

Loyd Routon Services: Have been held. Loyd Routon, 83, of Oklahoma Lane, died Tuesday, April, 26, 2005, in Stanton, Texas. He was born on May 16, 1921, in Goree, Texas, to Dan Emmit and Cleo Routon. He moved to Oklahoma Lane from Goree in 1947. He married Francis Marie Brown on Nov. 25, 1940, in […]

Fort Sumner man dies in two-vehicle accident

CNJ staff A 40-year-old Fort Sumner man died Friday in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 60/84 near St. Vrain. Joseph Garcia was killed when the Ford F-150 he was driving crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a tractor trailer, a preliminary investigation shows. The driver of the tractor trailer, Andrew William Ferrill of Melrose, was […]

City getting sign-swiped

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The street sign at the corner of Happy Lane and Stone Place has become a favorite among Clovis’ sign thieves, according to Clovis city officials. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth Mike Linn: CNJ News Editor When it comes to street signs, popularity is in the name. Or the lane — as in Clovis’ Happy Lane. […]