ENMU president: Schools’ missions different

Staff and wire reports ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico State President Michael Martin says if he’s going to be in the big leagues, he has to play like it. Eastern New Mexico University’s Steven Gamble insists his school is playing a different game. Martin and New Mexico Tech President Daniel Lopez were the two biggest spenders […]

Honor Roll: La Casita Elementary School

CNJ Staff La Casita Elementary School Third Grade: A Honor Roll- Izaiah Aragon, Miguel Altamirano, Julio Avina, Abraham Castillo, Denise Garcia, Savannah Garcia, Cristian Gonzales, Destiny Rael, Joseph Ramos, Cynthia Rivas, Isaac Sena, Sigrid Viera. Third Grade: A/B Honor Roll – Jaquelin Acosta, Monique Chavez, Nayeley Hernandez, Jacob Juneman, Veronica Lopez, Hector Ramos, Ramon Rascon, […]

Honor Roll: Clovis High School

CNJ Staff Clovis High School Tenth Grade Honor Roll: Danielle I. Adams, Tyler L. Albracht, Alicia K. Archangel, Emily C. Aulson, Jimmie D. Bailey, Iii, Casandra Barela, Kanisha L. Beachum, Blake Beard, Aleck M. Beaulieu, Tyler Berry, Amy D. Bocox, Christopher M. Boyce, Aaron D. Boydstun, Sarah M. Brady, Kayla B. Breedlove, John Bright, Kelsey […]

Birthday: Lopez

CNJ Staff Ferminino George Lopez III of Clovis celebrated his first birthday on Nov. 30, 2005, at 521 Tucker Ave. The celebration was hosted by his parents Maggie Cheverez and George Lopez Jr. Ferminino was born Nov. 30, 2004, in Clovis.

Rodriguez Jr., Ascension N.

Ascension N. Rodriguez Jr., 3, of Waynesville, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at St. John’s Breech Regional Medical Center in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He was born Aug. 31, 2002, in Clovis to Ascension N. and Krystal Marie Lopez Rodriguez. He is survived by his father of Odessa, Texas; his mother, of Clovis; a […]

11/4 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Oct. 26 through Nov. 2: • Juan Carlos Olivas Lopez, 28, to Amy Laisa Caldera Delgara, 24, both of Clovis • Jeremy Don Jackson, 29, to Holly Ann Hays, 31, both of Clovis • Jeremy Shane Harrell, 28, to Rachael Ann Searcy, 31, both of […]

10/21 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Oct. 12 through Oct. 19: • Orson Keith Thompson, 29, to Anna Marie Dominguez, 27, both of Colorado Springs, Colo. • Roy Lee Turley, 73, to Mary Jones Turner, 63, both of Lockney, Texas • Gilbert Phillip Garcia, 52, to Sharon June Taylor, 48, both […]

CHS FOOTBALL: Brit quick learner

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Clovis sophomore Robert North has traded kicking a rugby ball for kicking a football. North moved from England two months ago when his dad took a job at Southwest Cheese. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Rick White: CNJ managing editor His coach calls him “Ol’ Chap.” His teammates prefer “Rugby.” Both are nicknames that […]

Tatum sweeps Lady Cats

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Clovis’ Siobhan Flatow hits the ball over Tatum’s Amanda Parks during the championship game in the Clovis Invitational volleyball tournament Saturday at Rock Stabus Gymnasium. Tatum defeated Clovis is straight sets. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Tatum Lady Coyotes had no problems blowing through the 16-team field in […]

Portales couple’s honeymoon halted by hurricane

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers After putting it off for nearly a year, Adrian and Kendra Lopez were looking forward to a honeymoon vacation they wouldn’t forget. They certainly got that, as the vacation’s final days in Cancun featured a visit from Hurricane Emily. The vacation started innocently enough months before, as the couple received […]

Lopez Sr., Fidel

Fidel Lopez Sr. Services:Have been held. Fidel Lopez Sr., 75, of Portales, died July 12, 2005, at his home. He was born on April 24, 1930, in Sanderson, Texas, to Priciliana and Ramon Lopez. He moved to Pecos, Texas, as a boy. In 1959 he moved to Portales to make his home. On Nov. 2, […]

Lopez, Mary

Mary Lopez Services: Have been held. Mary Lopez, 60, of Portales died Friday, July 8, 2005, at her home. She was born Jan. 3, 1945, in Artesia to Dominga and Frutoso Morales. She was married Manuel Lopez on Oct. 15, 1965 . They moved to Pecos, Texas, in 1968, and remained there until 2004 when […]

Zamora, Ann

Ann Zamora Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ann Zamora, 96, of Clovis, died Saturday, June 26, 2005, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born Jan. 11, 1909, at Pintada, to Juan and Amellia Padilla. Ann loved having relatives over to visit. She also enjoyed watching TV and reading the Bible. She always kept herself […]

Getting their kicks

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Michael Hernandez, left, of America battles Andrew Schaap of CFC on June 26 at the soccer fields at Norris and 14th streets in Clovis. (Staff photo: John Eisel) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Like most Sundays in the spring and summer, men galloped about the sun-bathed jade grass June 26 at the soccer fields […]

Lopez , Wilfred

Wilfred Lopez Services: Have been held. Wilfred David “Freddy” Lopez, 40, of Santa Rosa, died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on June 26, 1964, in Clovis, to Leo and Eva Marez Lopez. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis and a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe […]

Association passes resolution in support of Cannon effort

Freedom Newspapers The New Mexico Association of Counties unanimously passed a resolution in support of the Curry and Roosevelt County government entities’ efforts to keep Cannon Air Force Base open. The 33 NMAC members passed the resolution Friday morning during the an annual NMAC Conference in Hobbs. Dennis Lopez, Roosevelt county commissioner, said he made […]

Lopez, Wilfred

Wilfred Lopez Services: Have been held. Wilfred David “Freddy” Lopez, 40, of Santa Rosa, died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on June 26, 1964, in Clovis, to Leo and Eva Marez Lopez. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis and a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe […]

CHS alum Seefeld hitting stride with Arizona

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Jason Seefeld knew Division I college baseball would be a large jump from the high school level, but he seems to have made the transition. The 2004 Clovis High graduate has stepped into a platoon role as a designated hitter for the sixth-ranked Arizona Wildcats. He is hitting .347 […]

Cops & courts: One of ‘most wanted’ arrested after standoff

Clovis police arrested a man they are calling “one of Clovis’ most wanted” on Monday after a four-hour standoff. Police responded to the 500 block of Dawn Loop to serve two warrants on Cesar Rodriguez, 24, who allegedly barricaded himself inside the house and refused to surrender to officers, police said. “He’s definitely one of […]

Couple found dead in Fort Sumner

CNJ staff A husband and wife have been found dead outside their home in rural De Baca County, and state police are investigating the case as a double homicide. Agapito Lucero, 55, and his wife, Margaret Lucero, 48, were found dead Thursday morning on Cottonwood Drive in the valley just outside of Fort Sumner, state […]