Denton, William T.

William Travis “W.T.” “Bill” Denton, 87, of Logan, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005 at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Nov. 8, 1917 to Thomas and Sally Kerbo Denton in Mangum, Okla. After completing eighth grade in Mangum in the 1930’s, he helped on the family farm, and then worked in fruit […]

Melrose returns to six-man title game

CNJ staff LOGAN — The Melrose Buffaloes are ready to defend their state six-man football championship. Senior Brock Graham ran for three touchdowns and caught a scoring pass from Carlos Ruiz and sophomore Adam Hairgrove added three touchdowns and a safety Friday night as the Buffs routed District 3 rival Logan 86-40 in a semifinal […]

Lady Eagles look ahead to first postseason berth

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Clovis Christian freshman Jennifer Schaap (left) and senior Tasha Daale go up to block a Floyd attack during a match in September. (CNJ file photo) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent If Clovis Christian volleyball coach Ceil Boatman wrote a television commercial script about her squad’s recent District 4-1A tournament championship victory at Grady, it might […]

Jennie W. Barnard

Jennie W. Barnard, 90, of Clovis, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, at Retirement Ranch. She was born Sept. 2, 1915, to John and Petronella “Nallie” Voss VanRockel in Hayes, Kan. She was a supply clerk in the government civil service. She is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Daniel L. Barnard. She […]

Macario Gallegos

Macario Gallegos, 80, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2005, at his residence in Clovis after an extended illness. He was born March 10, 1925, in Genova. He was involved in construction work and worked in masonry. He was a member of the Catholic church. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II. Survivors include […]

Cordova, Julian

Julian Cordova Services: Have been held. Julian Jose Cordova, 84, of Logan, died Friday, July 29, 2005, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Amarillo. He was born on Jan. 10, 1921, in Logan. He was a member of the San Antonio Catholic Church, the Society de Padre Nuestro Senor in Logan, and the Guadalupe G. […]

Shiplet, Creao

Creao Shiplet Services: Have been held. Creao Shiplet, 83, of Logan, died Sunday, July 24, 2005, at Autumn Blessings Assisted Living in Logan. She was born on Dec. 28, 1921, in Henryetta, Okla. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Logan. She and her husband owned and operated the LP gas company […]

7/30 Anniversaries, Weddings, Engagements

Senior Calendar Baxter-Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St. Monday: 9 a.m. — Exercise; 5 p.m. — Social night. Tuesday: 8 a.m. — Quilting; 10 a.m. — Art class; 5 p.m. — Kitchen Band; 7 p.m. — Jam session. Wednesday: 9 a.m. Exercise; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. — Bake Sale; 1 p.m. — Crafts. Thursday: […]

Clovis team looking for rematch

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Clovis X-plosions was gearing up late Saturday night for a rematch with the Ruidoso Lady Warriors. The Clovis team did its part, holding off the Hobbs Braves 10-9 in the 14-and-under girls winners bracket semifinals of the USSSA national recreation youth slow-pitch softball tournament, being played at Guy Leeder […]

Pinkert, Guy

Guy Pinkert Guy Pinkert, 65, of Logan, died Friday, July 1, 2005, at his home. He was born in Clive and lived in eastern New Mexico most of his life. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad as a machinist for more than 15 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was preceded […]

Houston, Laura

Laura Houston Services: Have been held. Laura Beatrice “Bea” Houston, 81, of Logan died Friday, March 25, 2005, at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. She was born Aug. 18, 1923, in Texas. She was a long-time resident of the Logan community, moving there with her husband. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter […]

Kresge, Don

Services: have been held. Don Kresge, 80, of Logan died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at his home after an extended battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 17, 1924, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., to Donald W. and Rosalie (Mikolajczyk) Kresge. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and in Korea. He married […]

Ball, Randy

Services: Have been held. Randy Ball, 53, of Logan, died Monday, March 7, 2005, at home. He was born on July 8, 1951, in San Diego, to Garner and Ysleta Ball. He was a carpenter and avid fisherman. Survivors include his wife, Lou Ball of Logan; his parents; a sister, Debra Ball of Dimmitt, Texas; […]

Prep Notes 1-11

By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Clovis, Texico and Fort Sumner will be well represented in the New Mexico North-South high school all-star football games. Four players from the Class 5A runner-up Wildcats were selected for the South squad. Running back Phillip Williams, quarterback John Props, defensive end Jason Burns and defensive back Jacob Jones […]

EPAC boys: Foxes fend off Longhorns

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Elida’s Thomas West looks for a teammate while trapped under the basket by Texico’s 6-foot-3 John Schueler. (Staff photo: Mike Linn) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers TEXICO — Seeded No. 1 in the 4A bracket of the EPAC Tournament, Fort Sumner’s hopes for a shot at the championship almost came crashing down against scrappy Logan […]

Melrose gets offensive in EPAC win

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Logan’s Renee Sanders (left) and Melrose’s Schuyler Cochran battle for a rebound.(CNJ staff photo: Rick White) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer TEXICO — A 15-1 run to start the second half led the Melrose Lady Buffaloes to a 64-43 win over Logan in the first round of the 29th annual EPAC girls tournament Tuesday […]

Lindsey, William

William Lindsey Services: Have been held. William Lindsey Jr., 69, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2004, in Colorado. He was born on Aug. 31, 1935, in Abernathy, Texas, to William B. and Myrtle Lindsey. He graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1953. After serving in Japan with the United States Army, he […]

Logan withdraws from water project

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor The Village of Logan will no longer be involved in the Ute Pipeline Project, a decision that is expected to have little impact on the project and Logan’s future water supply. Logan Village Administrator Larry Wallin said the town will continue to reserve its 400 acre feet of water […]

Logan considers pulling out of pipeline project

CNJ staff The Village of Logan is considering pulling out of the $307 million Ute Pipeline Project, city officials said at Thursday’s City Commission meeting. Clovis Mayor David Lansford said since Logan residents live so close to Ute Lake, water in the Logan area is plentiful underground and can be easily drilled. Because of that, […]

Trampe, Agnes

Agnes Trampe Services:Have been held. Agnes Trampe, 92, of Logan, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on June 8, 1912, in Roy, to Morris and Mary Baker. She was a secretary for a hearing aid company in Defiance, Ohio, for many years. She moved back to […]