Still soaring: Ivan Sarracino recipient of Leo Marquez Award for Excellence

USAF: Senior Airman James Bell Ivan Sarracino, 27th Special Operations Equipment Maintenance Squadron, receives the Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez award from Commander, Air Force Special Operations Command, Lt. Gen. Donald Wurster, on Jan. 13. The Leo Marquez award highlights outstanding achievements in the aircraft maintenance and munitions squadrons across the Air Force. Sarracino won the […]

Tucumcari teen dies in accident

CNJ staff A Tucumcari teen died Saturday morning in a one-vehicle accident in eastern De Baca County, according to State Police Lt. Cleo Baker. Robert Marquez, 15, was driving a 1986 Jeep Cherokee south on N.M. 252 about 10 miles south of House around 8 a.m. when the vehicle left the road and rolled over […]

Oct. 19 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Oct. 11 through Wednesday: Quinn Darvon Moses, 19, to Tamra Linette Askew, 20, both of Texico Bradley Wayne Lyon, 25, to Ginger Colleen Henderson, 25, both of Clovis Christian Miguel Molinero-Ledesma, 24, to Julyn Pearson, 36, both of Clovis Kenneth Jeffrey Kelley, 21, to Carolyn […]

Marquez, Frances L.

Frances L. Marquez, 85, of Milagro, died Saturday, May 6, 2006, at her son’s home in Milagro. Born April 26, 1921, in Duran to Candido and Carolina Maes Lucero, she married Roberto Marquez in 1940. They were cattle ranchers in the Milagro area. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Luis Lucero; […]

Sandoval, Maria del Carmen Marquez

Mrs. Maria del Carmen Marquez Sandoval, 98, of Clovis, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 10, 1907, in La Loma, to Onofre and Mariana Griego Marquez. Family members said she loved to dance, was happy for all of her life and dearly loved her family and friends. […]

Former ENMU baseball standout dies

CNJ staff PORTALES — Former Eastern New Mexico University shortstop Stephen Marquez died Friday in an automobile accident in Wyoming. Marquez holds the school’s single-season record for home runs with 12, a mark he reached in 1995 and 1996. His 24 career home runs are the most in school history. “He was one of the […]

Viescas, Cayetana

Cayetana Viescas, 71, of Clovis, died Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005, at her home in Clovis. She was born Aug. 7, 1934 to Bartolo and Refugia Morales Pena in Ranchosol, Chihuahua, Mexico. She married Francisco Viescas on July 20, 2000, in Clovis. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe. She loved […]

2/3 Public record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Jan. 25 through Wednesday: • Jerry Dean Morris, 53, to Jamie Heather Frye, 30, both of Amarillo • Michael Anthony Sentell, 41, to Sandra Annette Shaw, 37, both of Clovis • Devin Shae Herrington, 17, to Jenna Marie Farmer, 17, both of Clovis • Tim […]

9/16 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Sept. 7-14: • Marc Anthony Cavalier, 20, of Clovis, to Catherine Rose Sciurba, 20, of Buena Park, Calif. • Francisco Hernandez, 40, to Eva Fatima Urban, 36, both of Clovis • Moses Guadalupe Bryan, 56, to Mary Helen Sena, 56, both of Clovis • Jose […]

Alfaro, Antonia

Antonia S. Alfaro, 67, of Muleshoe, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005, in Lubbock. She was born on Aug. 17, 1937, in Castolon, Texas. She married Manuel Alfaro Sr. in Mexico on Oct. 18, 1971. She has lived in Muleshoe since 1975 after moving from Amherst, Texas. She attended the Roca De Salvacion Nazareno Church in […]

Student’s letter key in year-old sex abuse case

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Clovis police believe this house at 700 E. 10th St. in Clovis was the site of numerous sexual assaults against children. (File photo) By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor It was an innocent note to a classmate, a few lines of sympathy from a third-grader devastated his friend was being sexually abused. “I’m so sorry […]

Marquez, Juan C.

Juan C. Marquez Services: Have been held Juan C. Marquez Sr., 82, of Belen, died Wednesday, July 14, 2004. He worked as a boilermaker with AT&SF for more than 35 years, retiring in 1980. He spent his retirement years pursuing his passion of farming and raising cattle. He was preceded in death by daughters Mary […]

Births 4/4 – Casanova, Marquez

Casanova Tonya Wilson and Dave Casanova of Grants are the parents of an 8-pound, 5.6-ounce boy, Alex John Casanova, born on Dec. 23, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. His grandparents are Keith and Uvonne Robertson of Clovis and Larry and Peggy Casanova of Ramona, S.D. His great-grandparents are Wade and Julia Roberts […]

Marquez, Maria Candeleria

Maria Candeleria Marquez Services: Have been held. Maria Candeleria Marquez, 69, Clovis, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born April 16, 1934, in Ramadero to Luciano and Francisquita Marquez Garcia. She was a homemaker. Survivors include three daughters, Florinda Hernandez of Portales, Joan Martinez (and husband Jimmy) of […]

State bases gain support to stay open

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Retired Rear Adm. Paul K. Arthur, Deputy to the Commanding General at White Sands Missile Range, is silhouetted as he writes summary information at Thursday’s New Mexico Military Base Commission meeting at Clovis Community College. CNJ:Eric Kluth By Darrell Todd Maurina New Mexico’s military bases have a good shot at remaining open despite an upcoming […]

Gomez, Marie

Maria Gomez Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2003, at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Clovis. Mrs. Maria Gomez, 74, of Clovis, died Friday at Laurel Ridge rest home. Mrs. Gomez was born July 7, 1929, in Robstown, Texas, to Emilio and Maria Hernandez Bustos. She married Abelardo Gomez on Sept. 14, 1947, in Brownsville, […]

American rallies for win

By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — With a 2 for 4 night, three RBIs and the go-ahead single, Iszac Valdez showed that the American All-Star pitchers weren’t causing him any trouble. Later on, strep throat was trouble for the Roosevelt catcher, and the ruling that ensued helped pave the way for an unusual 17-15 win for […]