Porter, Dalton

Dalton Porter Services: Have been held. Dalton Ray Porter, 58, of Midland, Texas, died on Friday, Aug. 20, 2004. He was born on June 17, 1946, in Crowell, Texas, to Alford Pinkney Porter and Eura Nonnie Odell. He was raised in Portales. He was a member of University Baptist Church of Portales. He was a […]

Zias sign four from Midland

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University softball coach Kevin Blaskowski has announced the signing of four players from Midland (Texas) College to national letters of intent. The players are Tina Witt, a catcher from Riverside, Calif.; Jessica Nocas, a second baseman/shortstop from Crestline, Calif.; Adina Taul, an outfielder from Placentia, Calif., and Rosemary […]

Gunn, Harry

Harry Gunn Services: Have been held. Harry L. Gunn, 74, of Portales, died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at his home. He was born on July 22, 1929, in Caddo, Texas, to Wayne and Orleena Gunn. He graduated from Texas Tech University in 1951 with a degree in petroleum geology. He worked as an independent consulting […]

CHS weekend tennis results

CNJ STAFF Claire Higgins Invitational Friday, Saturday at Carlsbad Boys Team standings (top 3 finishers): 1. Carlsbad; 2. Silver; 3. Fort Stockton. Clovis results Singles Jared Cole, No. 1 (0-3): L Dustin Ipsom (Andrews) 6-0, 6-1; L Jacob Leyva (Carlsbad JV) 6-2, 6-2; L Matt Helm (Midland Christian) 6-2, 6-2. Justin Brummett, No. 2 (0-3): […]

Selling CD for a cause makes horse sense

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Trenton Meeks, 17, of Farwell, brushes 3-year-old quarter horse CD before taking the horse out for a ride Saturday during the Spring Horse Sale at the Clovis Livestock Auction. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Jack King Clovis Livestock Auction owner Danny Rogers estimated 1,000 horses would be sold this weekend in the business’ annual […]

Chavez, Herminio

Herminio Chavez Services: Have been held. Herminio Chavez, 73, of Portales died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on Feb. 9, 1931, in Vaughn to Juanita and Senovio Chavez. He grew up in Vaughn. At the age of 16 he entered the Army to serve his country. He […]

Hobbs, Jessie

Jessie Hobbs Services: Have been held. Mrs. Jessie Lee Hobbs, 90, of Portales, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, in Midland, Texas. She was born on May 14, 1913, in Dora, to Robert Lee and Mattie Lou Stinson Yoachum. She moved to Portales with her family in 1918. She graduated from Portales High School in 1930. […]

Spalding, Dan W.

Dan Wesley Spalding Services: Have been held. Dan Wesley Spalding, 78, of Midland, Texas, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2004. He was born Dec. 13, 1925, in Sadler, Texas, to Calvin Luther Spalding and Mary Arvilla Harshbarger Spalding. On Sept. 6, 1952, he married Ena Louis McWilliams Gresham. They spent 35 years in Portales, where he […]

Hillock, Roland T.

Roland T. Hillock  Service: Have been held. Roland T. Hillock, 64, of Brevard, N.C., died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004. Mr. Hillock was born July 17, 1939, in Clovis. In 1957, he graduated from Farwell High School, where he was active in football and track. He received a B.S. degree in geology from Eastern New Mexico […]

Shiplet, William Todd

William Todd Shiplet Services: Have been held. William Todd Shiplet, 37, of Midland, Texas, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003. He was born on Dec. 22, 1965, in Hobbs, to Sandra and Bill Shiplet. He moved with his family to Midland in 1971. He graduated from Midland High School in 1984. He was best known for […]

Jackson, Gary

Gary Jackson Services: Have been held. Mr. Gary Robert Jackson, 51, of Midland, Texas, formerly of Clovis, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2003, in Midland. He was born October 14, 1951, in Carlsbad, to Phil and Ann Jackson. He graduated from New Mexico Military Institute High School and went on to junior college there before attending […]

Zias edged by club team in scrimmage

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — The first-year Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team played competitively in a 1-0 loss to the Midland (Texas) Alliance Under-19 club team Saturday in the Zias’ initial scrimmage. ENMU, which opens the regular season on Aug. 29 against College of the Southwest in a four-team get-together at Adams State College […]