Swimming safely

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Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks Satiago Marshall of Clovis takes part in a recent lifeguard training class at the Clovis Aquatic Center. Once certified, he said he wants to become a lifeguard at the center. By Janet Bresenham: Freedom New Mexico With warmer temperatures and summer on the way, more and more children and adults […]

The grind: Coffee debate goes on

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer The classic cup The group gathered at A-ME-D’s Diner in Texico includes a farmer, five retirees, and a couple of cattle buyers. Every weekday around 3 p.m. they regale each other with stories about the past, their grandchildren and their work over coffee. They […]

Meeks, Clarence “Slim”

Clarence “Slim” M. Meeks , 88, Farwell died Thursday, April 6, 2006, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born April 4, 1918, in Farwell, Texas to Edward H. and Nannie Avo Meeks. He graduated from Oklahoma Lane High School in 1935. He spent five years in World War II in the 3rd Armored Division of […]

Clovis grad fights for starting role with Red Raiders

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer While battling for a starting position this spring, Texas Tech sophomore and Clovis High School graduate Joe Garcia said he can still hear words of wisdom from Wildcats coach Eric Roanhaus. “He said to always work hard,” Garcia said. “Never let another person outwork you. If they are going […]

Farwell residents heading aid drive

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The land Brandon Embry farms was untouched by the grassfires that charred an estimated 750,000 acres of Texas Panhandle land in mid-March. Yet, the Farwell wheat and milo farmer has decided to donate some of his farming supplies to help rebuild what the fires consumed. And he is urging […]

Delores Ann Meeks

Delores Ann Meeks, 71, of Texico, died Friday Jan. 20, 2006, at her home in Texico. She was born Oct. 7, 1934 in Clovis to Noble and Mae Ingle Goldsmith. She married Leon C. Meeks on Feb. 14, 1953, in Las Cruces. She was a lifetime resident of the Texico and Farwell areas. She was […]

Cooper, Kenneth

Kenneth Cooper Services: Have been held. Kenneth “K.C.” Cooper, 71, of Clovis, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, in Curry County. He was born Nov. 23, 1933, to Elmer P. and Ella F. Long Cooper in Hugo, Okla. He married Laura Ebeltoft on Aug. 6, 1996, in Clovis. He was a carpenter, and family members said […]

Meeks, Cindy

Cindy Meeks Services: Have been held. Miss Cindy Lue Meeks, 30, of Farwell, died Wednesday, July 7, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 2, 1973, in Clovis, to Jimmy and LaWanda Meeks. Family members said she was a friend to all who knew her. She loved going to […]