Fire department acquires mobile medical trailer

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer The Clovis Fire Department has acquired a mobile medical trailer through state grants that will be a valued tool in case of a mass casualty incident such as a bus accident, according to Karen Burns of the CFD. Equipped for triage, or the sorting of patients by the extremity […]

Leary, Leonard

Leonard Leary, 66, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born March 7, 1939, in Reading, Mass., to Marcella and Philip F. Leary. Mr. Leary graduated from high school in Reading in 1956. He moved to Portales in 1962 to attend Eastern New Mexico University. He earned a bachelor of […]

Sanchez Sullivan, Martha

Martha O. Sanchez Sullivan, 67, of Franklin, Mass., died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005, at Caritas Norwood Hospital in Norwood following a long illness. She was born March 29, 1938, in El Paso, Texas. She worked as an administrator at Wrentham State School in Massachusetts for more than 30 years. She was raised and educated in […]

1/13 Religion digest

Presentation scheduled at Sacred Heart Father Gary C. Caster will present “Holy communion Is Wholly Communion” and “The Incarnation Is Not Over” on Sunday through Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Clovis, 911 N. Merriwether St. Sunday Mass at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Evening conferences will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday through […]

Kerr, Everett E.

Mr. Everett Earnest Kerr, 84, of Clovis, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2005, at the Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Aug. 30, 1921 in Springfield, Mass. He married Cammella Cicerchia March 8, 1943 in Springfield, Mass.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Rita “Gramma” Gadett. He is survived by his wife, Camella […]

Appeal of pope crosses religious boundaries

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Father Sotero Sena performs the consecration of the bread and wine during mass Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Clovis. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A somber procession of parishioners filed out of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church on Saturday night following mass, embracing deacons, […]

New laws can’t prevent school killings

By Steve Chapman Rain in Seattle is not news; the news is when rain fails to fall, as it has been doing lately. Likewise, what is conspicuous about the aftermath of the school shootings in Red Lake, Minn., last week was what didn’t occur — a torrent of calls for new gun-control legislation. The attack […]

Apathy sign all not well with political life

CNJ staff Perhaps the most striking thing about the official acknowledgment that the two-year hunt for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq is over is the fact that it was greeted with a collective shrug of the shoulders and an almost cheerful defense of what many Americans view as the indefensible. “Based on what we […]

Gambling would revitalize downtown

Letters to the editor The subject of what to do with Hotel Clovis has been a discussion for many years now. We have had various groups trying to get it so that they might restore it to its former glory. Problem: None of them have had enough financial backing, and would more than likely leave […]

Area historic church awaits annual service

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Built in 1890, the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Guadalupe has a cemetery in the churchyard where the earliest families of the church are buried. (staff photo Darrell Todd Maurina) By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer Northwest of Fort Sumner, a small whitewashed church stands at the end of a one-lane dirt […]