Concert planned to benefit crash victims

CNJ staff The community of Melrose is rallying around two of their own who were hospitalized after a head-on collision Aug. 8. The community is planning a benefit concert 3 p.m. Sept. 5 to help the families with medical expenses. Ramon Arenivar and Jordan Beard have under gone several surgeries, according to event organizer Randy […]

Lesly, Victoria

Victoria Lesly Services: No formal services are planned at this time. Mrs. Victoria Lesly, 44, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2005, at her home in Portales. Mrs. Lesly was born Dec. 18, 1960, in Clovis to Nadine and Rodney Tidwell. She lived her entire life in Clovis until a short time ago, when she moved to […]

Melrose preparing for celebration of a centennial

By Jack King A committee in Melrose is seeking donations and volunteers to help it beautify the village’s Baxter Memorial Park. In preparation for Melrose’s 100th anniversary celebration in August 2005, the committee is putting in new plants and flowers, and building benches, tree boxes and playground equipment. The Melrose Rotary Club has even donated […]