Wedding — March 4

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Frost Kerry Marie Jackson of McKinney, Texas, and Michael Alan Frost of McKinney were married Sept. 24, 2011, in South Padre Island, Texas. The bride is the daughter of Donald and Brenda Jackson of Township, Ohio. She is the granddaughter of Annetta Tolley of Canton, Ohio. The groom is the son of David and Kathy […]

Birthdays — April 17

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McKinney Benja McKinney of Clovis will celebrate her 90th birthday 2 p.m. today at the Retirement Ranch. The celebration will be hosted by her children. McKinney was born April 16, 1921, in Bosque County, Texas. She has three children, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The celebration is open to friends and relatives.

First person: Local nurse put family before dream

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Jennifer McKinney of Clovis traded her dream of being a physician for having a family. Sixteen years later, she has no regrets. She splits her time between her three children and her home health patients as a nurse for Plains Regional Medical Center. McKinney […]

April 11, 2008 Religion Digest

Church hosts free health screenings, clothes giveaway The Church of Christ at 16th and Pile streets will sponsor an afternoon of free health tests, blood donations and a clothes giveaway on Saturday, according to associate minister Allen McKinney. Registered nurses and a local doctor will provide free testing for hearing, blood pressure, blood sugar levels […]

Former POW looks back on experience

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CNJ staff photo: Eric KluthDan McKinney, seen here at his home in Clovis, spent 28 months as a P.O.W during the Korean War. By Marlena Hartz Editor’s note: The CNJ is running a monthly series profiling war veterans in the Clovis area. Safe behind the glass door of a TV cabinet sits a wooden chess […]

McKinney, Jimmy

Jimmy McKinney Services: Have been held. Jimmy Floyd McKinney, 66, of Bloomfield, died on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at his home. He was born on Aug. 30, 1938, in Tucumcari, to Leona and Floyd McKinney. He married Lucille Jimenez on Sept. 21, 1957, in Tucumcari. He was a firefighter for Farmington for three years. He retired […]

Clovis defense dominates

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Clovis senior Phillip Williams rushed for 205 yards and two touchdowns in the Wildcats 15-7 win over Mayfield Saturday at Leon Williams Stadium. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Rick White: CNJ managing editor Slowly but surely, Clovis squeezed the life out of Mayfield’s offense like a boa constrictor on steroids. The more the Trojans squirmed, […]

Mayfield humbles Wildcats

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Jason Burns (left) and Juan Gutierrez of Clovis stop Mayfield’s Seth McKinney for a short gain. (CNJ photo by Rick White) By Rick White Mayfield coach Jim Bradley lost track of time watching his second-ranked Trojans manhandle the Clovis Wildcats. With his team hogging the ball with a brutish ground game, Bradley wasn’t even aware […]

McKinney, Julia

Julia McKinney Service: Have been held. Julia Ellene McKinney, 108, of Clovis died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare. She was born Sept. 23, 1895, in Pender, Neb., to Henry and Mary Paulson Scott. When she was 10 she moved with her family to Benavides, Texas. Around 1909 the family moved to New […]

Clovis woman dies at 108 years old

By Darrell Todd Maurina Julie McKinney, believed to be the region’s oldest resident, died Sunday morning at the age of 108. McKinney, who would lay grass on soggy trails so her family’s covered wagon could travel faster, was an energetic sort. She was born before New Mexico became a state; loved to sing and dance; […]

Public Record 11/7

Compiled from court records from Oct. 29 through Wednesday Marriage licenses Javier Diaz Oviedo, 21, and Dandy Mae Cones, 24, both of Friona James Ryan Hyatt, 34, and Tessa Renea Stamps, 32, both of Lubbock Ja’Wayne Steven Helfferich, 34, and Patricia Judith Robinson, 34, both of Clovis Paul William Burns, 24, of Danville, Ill., and […]