People not always who they claim

By Glenda Price: CNJ columnist Max showed up at our ranch headquarters one late spring day, looking for work. Said he’d caught a ride the 25 miles from town with the mailman and walked the two miles from the mailbox. Said he wasn’t a great horseman, but he was willing to do any kind of […]

Three candidates to run for school board

CNJ staff The filing period to run for the Clovis Board of Education closed Tuesday with three candidates, two of which are incumbent board members running for re-election. Incumbent Board Member Max Best is running unopposed in District 1. In District 2, Jared Wilhite is challenging incumbent Board President Lola Bryant. The election is Feb. […]

Max

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Name: Max About: Max is ten pounds of ferociousness, that is if you count barking at a trash can and the vaccuum as being ferocious. He loves snuggling up to people, licking them and ripping the legs off of all of his stuffed animals. He doesn’t enjoy wearing clothes or his cowboy boots that I […]

Slow, steady wins race

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Sterling Muse, 7, of Clovis gets ready for the start of the Great American Turtle Race Saturday at the Curry County Fairgrounds. In the end, he didn’t win the race, but said he can’t wait until next time. By Tony Gutierrez: CNJ staff writer Max Whitaker had trained his turtle, […]

Police ask for help

Clovis police issued the following news release on Saturday morning, asking the public for assistance in the Marissa Graham kidnapping case: Incident Type: Escape and Recovery Of Marissa Graham- Need Publics Help Contact Person: Detective Max Stansell The Clovis Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation need the public’s assistance in reference to the […]

Dairyfest coming to Clovis

CNJ Staff United Dairy Women are presenting Dairyfest, a celebration of dairy products and the farmers who provide them. The family-oriented event, being held at the Curry County Fairgrounds on Saturday, will feature games, exhibits and contests. Admission to the festival is $1, and the free food will include such dairy-rich foods as grilled cheese […]

Whomans, Peggy

Peggy Whomans, 81, died Thursday, March 9, 2006, at her residence in Portales. Born July 11, 1924, in Salisbury, N.C., she was the daughter of Louise and Max Moorefield. She grew up in North Carolina and attended Catawaba College in Salisbury, then moved to New York City and taught dance at the Arthur Murray Studio […]

Griego, Kate

Kate Griego, 80, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006, following an extended illness in Clovis. She was born Aug. 15, 1925, in Sambinoso. She had made her home in Clovis for many years due to health reasons. She was a member of the Guadalupe Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, […]

Quenon, Belinda

Belinda Quenon Services: Have been held. Belinda Faye Cruger Quenon, 50, of League City, Texas, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at her home. She was born April 5, 1954, in California. Survivors include her husband, Max E. Quenon of League City, Texas; two sons, Michael Cook and J’Max Sterling Quenon, both of Grand Junction, Colo.; […]

Hobbs, Max

Max Hobbs Services: Have been held. Mr. Max Hobbs, 78, of Portales, died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at Vista Care Hospice in Lubbock, TX He was born on July 24, 1925, in Portales, to Alma Lee and Add Hobbs. He graduated from Portales High School in 1943. He served in the Army Air Corps during […]

Griego, Max Jr.

Max Griego Jr. Services: have been held. Max Griego Jr., 67, of Pueblo, Colo., died Saturday, April 24, 2004. He was born on April 11, 1937, in New Mexico, to Max and Patricia Griego. He retired from the Labor 578 Union. He was an Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors […]