Senior gets diploma after more than 60 years

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Howard Vaughn Luckett is different kind of senior than the ones he will graduate with Sunday. While it took most of Clovis High School’s graduating class of 338 about four years to earn their diplomas, it has taken Luckett more than 60 years. Luckett, 81, dropped out of high […]

Clovis resident celebrates 104 years of life

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Bill Chapman, left, visits with longtime friend Nina Luckett on Saturday at The Retirement Ranch in Clovis. Luckett turns 104 years old today. Chapman said he has been friends with Luckett since meeting her in the 1970s. By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer She wears her years like a cloak. Her eyes are rimmed with […]

Birthday celebrations 2/22

Luckett Nina Luckett of Clovis celebrated her 102nd birthday on Feb. 12, 2004. She enjoyed all the phone calls she received and cards and letters. She was born on Feb. 12, 1902, in Fort Scott, Kan. She has four children; and numerous grandchildren. Collins Ara Jordan Byrd Collins of Clovis celebrated her 90th birthday on […]