Public Record 8/15

Compiled from court records from Aug. 7 through Aug. 13. Marriage Licenses Shawn Wayne Richardson, 24, to Patricia Ramirez, 20, both of Clovis. Santiago E. Martinez Jr., 32, to Nancy Chairez, 25, both of Clovis. Breck Brock, 33, of Stafford, Mo., to Tonya Monnett Moye, 32, of Lubbock. John R. Kerby, 43, to Yael Rebecca […]

Jones, Rachel

Rachel Jones Services: Have been held. Rachel D. Jones, 77, of Wolfforth, Texas, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003, at her home. She was born on Feb. 1, 1926, in Matador, Texas. She moved to Clovis in 1939. She married Carl Murtis Jones on Aug. 17, 1946, in Clovis. She was employed by the city of […]

The return of the country barn dance

By Don McAlavy I received a note from a popular musician living in Lubbock. “We’re coming back home to Clovis after having lived in Lubbock for the last 30 years,” it read. “My brother Coy and his wife Jeanie have bought Glen Shot’s place north of Clovis just outside the city limits . In addition […]

Chapman, Alvin

Mr. Alvin Artel Chapman, 72, of Clovis, died Friday, May 9, 2003, in the home of his daughter. He was born on April 12, 1931 in Stephens County, Okla., to Daniel Edward and Myrtle Mae Mitchell Chapman. He moved to Abernathy, Texas, in 1939 and graduated from Abernathy High School in 1949. He served his […]

Copeland, Maxine

Maxine Copeland Services: Have been held. Mrs. Maxine Copeland, 86, of Lubbock, died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at Garrison Geriatric Care Center in Lubbock. She was born on April 27, 1917, in Thalia, Texas, to Mattie and Isaac Gray. Her mother died when she was 2 years old. She was cared for by her father, […]

Eldridge, Elsie

Elsie Eldridge Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Steed-Todd Chapel in Clovis. Ms. Elsie Eldridge, 86, of Lubbock, a homemaker, died Sunday, July 27, 2003, at Heritage Oaks Nursing Home in Lubbock. She was born on March 2, 1917, in Melrose to J.C. and Sarah Cooper Stone. She was raised in Melrose. She married James Eldridge […]

Public Record 7/25

Compiled from court records from July 17 through Thursday: Marriage Licenses — David Varton McGuire, 34, to Kelly Denise Chester, 34, both of Lubbock. — Alan Victor Salmones, 24, to Melissa Ann Barbett, 23, both of Clovis. — Brian Michael Coulter, 22, to Rachel Ann Williams, 17, both of Clovis. — Juan Jose Garcia, 19, […]

Garza, Martin

Martin Garza Services: Have been held. Martin Garza, 63, of Clovis, died Thursday, July 17, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born April 30, 1940, in Wharton, Texas, to Elias J. and Paula Munoz Garza. He attended schools in Wharton. He married Lydia Leal on Oct. 12, 1960, in Rochester, Ind. He […]

Center offers trip to the musical past

By Angela Peacock Encouraging interaction between artists and the community is the objective behind Lubbock’s Buddy Holly Center. At the center visitors can see the largest Buddy Holly memorabilia collection anywhere as well as the continuously changing visual arts exhibitions. “The mission of the Buddy Holly Center is to be a catalyst for the advancement […]

Madd Doggs charge to title

Dave Wagner Falling into the losers bracket with an early Sunday morning loss put the Hobbs Madd Doggs in a bind in Men’s Class E play in the 20th annual Plateau Wireless Custom Classic at Guy Leeder Complex. No matter. The Madd Doggs rallied for five consecutive wins to take the title, including 17-14 and […]

Public record 6/20

Compiled from court records from June 12 through June 18 Marriage Licenses Levi Marshall Nagle, 78, and Ruth J. Hood, 80, both of Lubbock David Morris Sturdivant, 24, of Lubbock and Jessica Nicole Autrey, 23, of Clovis Daniel Paredes, 22, and Jo Ann Rodriguez, 28, both of Clovis David James Scioli, 22, of Texico and […]

Durham, Yvette

Yvette Durham Services: Have been held. Ms. Yvette Durham, 73, of Idalou, Texas, died Monday, June 16, 2003, in Lubbock. She was born on Dec. 16, 1929, in Piedmont, W. Va., to Olen Boyd and Dorothy Brown Cleveland. She married Neil S. Durham on May 3, 1958, in Santa Fe. She was an amateur artist […]

Johnson, Gerald

Gerald Johnson Services: Have been held. Mr. Gerald E. Johnson, 57, of Frankston, Texas, formerly of Clovis, a truck driver, died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at his home. He was born on Dec. 22, 1945, in Tucumcari. He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army and a POW. He was a member of Frankston Missionary […]

Crosby, Stills and Nash: Still performing three decades after Woodstock

By Eric Butler The days of widely popular folk rock trios have long since passed. But many Clovis and Portales fans of Crosby, Stills & Nash will get to hear that group’s music in concert for the first time next week. David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash will be playing in Albuquerque on June […]

Family, schools rally around student

By Darrell Todd Maurina Krystal Allen missed her senior prom at Clovis High School after she was hit by a car. But school officials and her family are working hard to make sure she doesn’t miss her graduation. “She’s still in a lot of pain,” said the girl’s mother, Kay Allen. “She’s doing better, and […]

Holland, Marvin

Marvin Holland Services: Have been held. Mr. Marvin F. Holland, 74, of Clovis, a business owner and manager, died Sunday, May 11, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on July 22, 1928, in Plainview, to Elmer and Florence Bonher Holland. He graduated from Olton High School and attended Lipperts Business College. […]

One injured in truck-train collision

By Jack King A Clovis man was at Covenant Hospital in Lubbock on Monday after ramming his truck into a train just off U.S. Highway 60-84 between Clovis and Texico, officials said. His condition was unknown at press time. Derek Glidewell, 41, was westbound on U.S. 60-84 when the wreck occurred at 9 a.m. Monday […]

Runoff may be needed for Combest’s seat

By Jack King The special election to replace U.S. Rep. Larry Combest, R-Lubbock, in Texas, seemed likely to go into a run off at press time Saturday. Although there were clear leaders, none of the 17 candidates in the race had the “50 percent plus one vote” needed to win, according to the Texas Secretary […]

Sena, Gwen

Gwen Sena Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mary Gwendolyn Sena, 45, of Amherst, Texas, died Saturday, April 27, 2003, at her home. She was born on July 23, 1957, in Roswell, to Myron Eugene and Melbalene Ruth Benton Morris. She graduated from Fort Sumner High School. She worked as a medical records clerk in a […]

Lacey, Elizabeth

Elizabeth June Lacey Services: Have been held. Mrs. Elizabeth June Lacey, 71, of Portales, died Friday, April 25, 2003, at her home. She was born April 24, 1932, in Plainview, Texas, to Joseph Franklin and Bessie Murphy Lee Campbell. She married Donald J. Lacey on May 25, 1952, in Truth or Consequences. She graduated in […]