Allergy sufferers dealing with springtime

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Many High Plains residents spend the spring months battling stuffy noses, headaches, watery eyes, sneezing, coughing and sore throats. Sherri McCarty, a nurse practitioner at X-press Care, said during peak times, between 50 and 60 percent of patients they see are seeking treatment for seasonal allergy symptoms. McCarty said […]

Clovis candy company helps soldiers in need

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CNJ Staff Photo: Andy DeLisleKathy Martinez makes peanut By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Writer The Friends of Cannon Families helps airmen bridge financial gaps when needs arise, yet this year the group found its coffers lacking. That is when a Clovis businessman devised a plan to sweeten the pot. During a spring meeting of the […]

Choices honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. 10th Grade Eugene A. Anaya, Keshia S. Holmes, Marina Lopez, Vanessa Lopez, Amy Jo P. Mckenna, Alysha D. Ramos, Kirstie B. Rayburn, Steven M. Robinson, Trynesse T. Robinson, Dustin D. Rush, Krystal N. Sepeda, Chase M. Sloniker, Manuel Vigil 11th Grade […]

Shooting stuns neighborhood

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Clovis Police officers Randy Pitcock, left, and James Dutcher patrol the campus of Clovis High School after the dismissal bell Friday afternoon in Clovis. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers A wooden board covers Carlos Perez’ bedroom window. Nine bullets pierced through it early Thursday morning; one ended Carlos’ life on the […]

McCarty, Lelah

Services: have been held. Lelah “Bonita” McCarty, 89, of House, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 6, 1915, in Enid, Okla. She was an elementry school teacher in Oklahoma, Cimarron, and House. She was the founder of the House Pantry in House, and served […]

East Central relies on defense

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University and East Central Oklahoma turned in performances last weekend that both hope to build on when the teams meet in a 5 p.m. (MDT) Lone Star Conference crossover football game on Saturday at Ada, Okla. The Greyhounds trounced Southwestern Oklahoma 39-0 for veteran coach […]

McCarty, Jasper ‘Newt’

Jasper ‘Newt’ McCarty Services: Have been held. Jasper “Newt” McCarty, 69, of Rio Rancho died Thursday, March 11, 2004. Family members said McCarty served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of the Korean conflict. He founded Joan’s Chili Pepper Emporium and was associated with Mac’s Steak in the Rough restaurants, they said. Family […]

Tales of 91 years in Clovis as a family

Don McAlvy Fred J. and Lou Ella McCarty were the start of a dynasty in Clovis. Fred was a railroader for the Santa Fe in Kansas. He carried a pistol at work there. He was sent to Clovis in 1912 to straighten the railroad out. That’s what his kids thought. (He was actually the bonus […]