Five county residents inducted into 4-H state hall of fame

CNJ Staff Five people from Curry County were inducted into the state 4-H Hall of Fame recently at New Mexico State University, according to an NMSU news release. They are among 15 new inductees. This year’s Curry County inductees include C.J. and Nancy Blackburn, Gene and June Locknane, and the late Dorothy Marks, according to […]

Locknane, William

William Locknane Services: Have been held. Mr. William Eugene Locknane, 75, of Clovis, died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born on May 4, 1929, in Clovis, to Jesse and Ruby Dunn Locknane. He married June Edwards on June 11, 1950, in Clovis. He was employed by ICX Freight for 25 […]

Sections support schools, hospitals

By Don McAlavy I had a request from June Edwards Locknane who wanted a column on school sections. Unless you live in the country and farm or ranch you probably wouldn’t know much about them. A school section is land owned by the state and leased to private individuals, with the funds used for public […]