Chavez, Fabian

Fabian Chavez Services: Have been held. Fabian DeAtocha Chavez, 28, of San Antonio, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at his home. He was born on Dec. 28, 1975, in Clovis, to Manuel DeAtocha Chavez and Loretta Marie Moreno. He worked for the Clovis News Journal from 1998 until 2003. He moved to San Antonio in […]

Lopez, Manuel

Manuel Lopez Services: Have been held. Manuel Lopez, 85, of Abilene, Texas, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, at his daughter’s home in Abilene. He was born on April 21, 1918, in Clareville, Texas, to Tomasa and Francisco Lopez. During World War II he served in the Army working with messenger pigeons. He married Elida Lopez […]

Police seek assistance in Tucumcari slaying

By TV Hagenah The Tucumcari grandmother killed in a local gift shop on Jan. 20 was “shot execution style,” New Mexico State Police Maj. Daniel Lopez said late last week. “I can’t elaborate any more than that,” Lopez said. Joanie Vance, 62, was a mother of three and grandmother of three who had been working […]

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Compiled from court records from Jan. 29 through Feb. 4. Marriage Licenses James Reese III, 25, and Elizabeth Marie Landers, 18, both of Clovis. Robert Louis Messier, 38, and Donna Mary Jouett, 46, both of Clovis. Randy Richard Lopez, 46, and Angela Ann Lopez, 45, both of Clovis. Randall Thomas Hill, 45, and Laurie Ann […]

Mendoza, Javier

Javier Mendoza Services: Have been held. Mr. Javier Mendoza, 52, of Rio Rancho, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque. He was born on Oct. 27, 1951, in San Ignacio, Mexico, to Maria and Jose Guadalupe Mendoza. He settled in Portales around 1970. He married Sophia Lopez on April 12, 1975. […]

Bibbs, Kandiladia M.

KANDILADIA BIBBS Services: Have been held. Kandiladia Moeneek Bibbs, infant, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 22, 2003, in Clovis, to Kristina Lopez and Isaac Bibbs. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Kara Bibbs. Survivors include her parents, both of […]

Lopez, Alvino

Alvino Lopez Services: Have been held. Alvino Lopez Sr., 63, of Farwell, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, in Friona, Texas. He was born on Dec. 16, 1939, in Fort Quitman, Texas, to Nicholas Ruiz and Maria Refugio Lopez. He married Maria Duran on Jan 8, 1962 in El Paso, Texas. They moved to the Farwell […]

Cats’ 2004 grid schedule features several new foes

By Eric Butler The 2004 Clovis football schedule will have a decidedly different look than in recent years, with Cibola and Sandia joining District 4-5A in place of Eldorado and Manzano. Other changes include Amarillo Tascosa and former longtime district rival Roswell being dropped from the schedule at their requests and the addition of Rio […]

Hobbs rolls past CHS girls in soccer

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Clovis sophomore Racquel DeLeon traps a ball. Photo by Eric Kluth. By Eric Butler Hobbs coach Cricket Lopez said it wasn’t necessarily her team’s intention to hang another 10-0 loss on the struggling Clovis girls soccer squad going into Tuesday’s contest. Instead, the Lady Eagles were content on gathering a smaller win and working on […]

Billy the Kid back in middle of controversy

By Darrell Todd Maurina Fort Sumner Mayor Raymond Lopez on Tuesday accused the De Baca County sheriff of “trying to cause a war in De Baca County, city versus county” over testing a body buried in Fort Sumner Cemetery to see if it is really Billy the Kid. In a press release, city officials object […]

Lopez, Juan

Juan Lopez Services: Have been held. Mr. Juan Jose Lopez, 54, of Santa Rosa, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003. He was born on Aug. 22, 1949, in Fort Sumner, to Augustine and Macedonia Barela Lopez. He married Diana Tapia on July 28, 1992, in Las Vegas, Nev. Family members said he enjoyed swimming, diving and […]

Tenorio, Amanda

Amanda Tenorio Services: Have been held. Ms. Amanda Caroline Hope Tenorio, 21, of Moriarty, a student, died Wednesday, July 16, 2003, near Clovis. She was born Feb. 18, 1982, in Albuquerque, to Virginia Encinias and Gerald Tenorio. She graduated from Moriarty High School in 2001. She was a student at Eastern New Mexico University. She […]

Cadena, Jason

Jason Cadena Services: Have been held. Jason Mario Cadena Jr., an infant, of New York, died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids, N.C. He was born on May 24, 2003, in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., to Jason and Jamie Cadena. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Estefanita Baca; […]

Zia edges past Quay County

By Dave Wagner The Clovis Zia League All-Stars advanced to the finals of the Tri-County League Minor League All-Star tournament Wednesday night by edging Quay County 5-4 at Beachum Field. Zia will meet undefeated Clovis American at 7 p.m. tonight in the double elimination tournament. Third baseman Phillip Martinez lined a two-run double to left-center […]

Hispanics still underrepresented on TV

By Helena Rodriguez When it comes to Hispanics and network television, I don’t want to see another Pancho Villa. Too many times, Hispanics, Latinos, Chicanos, whatever we call ourselves, are portrayed as drug lords or maids. We’ve seen progress this year and a perfect example is ABC’s George Lopez show, but with the release of […]

Stabbing leaves one injured

CNJ Staff A Saturday morning stabbing at the 600 block of Ross led to a Clovis man being transported by air ambulance to Covenant Hospital in Lubbock. According to Detective Kirk Roberts of the Clovis Police Department, David Lopez was stabbed about 10 a.m. following an argument in front of several witnesses. No one else […]