First person: Volunteer receives state recognition

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Millie Lees of Clovis says there is nothing better than doing something for someone else. Millie Lees of Clovis was awarded the K. Rose Wood Memorial Award by the New Mexico Aging and Long-term Service Department for her work with AARP in Clovis and Portales. Because Lees suffered a stroke […]

Beautification committee members want to pass dedication on to youth

By Eric Butler: Freedom New Mexico In a perfect world, guys such as George Lees wouldn’t have to put in time on city government entities at 86 years of age. Lees’ world, indeed, wouldn’t have such things as a Keep Clovis Beautiful committee. “I resent, in a way, that we as a group have monthly […]

Greyhounds celebrate golden anniversary

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Carl Richardson, left, and B.B. Lees stand with a trophy commemorating the undefeated 1957 football season with the two as coaches. Richardson was head coach, and Lees was the assistant for the 9-0-1 team, the last ENMU football team to go undefeated. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer When the […]

For love and community

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George Lees and Millie Goslin’s relationship has flourished since meeting through AARP. The couple received the state’s AARP Andrus Award as a pair. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tova Fruchtman: CNJ staff writer It all started with a prescription drug forum in Portales. As liaison to the state office for the non-profit organization AARP, George […]

Former ENMU athlete doing well as sports agent

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Steve Loy By Dave Wagner Former Eastern New Mexico University football player and golfer Steve Loy has carved out a solid career for himself in the sports world since his playing days. The 52-year-old Albuquerque native spent several years as a successful college coach and administrator, and now serves as managing partner/president and CEO of […]