Gunshot to head kills Clovis man

By Michelle Seeber A Clovis man has been arrested and charged with an open count of murder in the shooting death of a 19-year-old Clovis resident, said Lt. Jimmy Glascock, public information officer for the New Mexico State Police. Jacob Roberts, 18, was booked into the Curry County Detention Center in the shooting death of […]

Brown, Bonnie

Bonnie Brown Services: Have been held. Bonnie Brown, 73, of Carlsbad died Friday, March 5, 2004, at Lakeview Christian Home of the Southwest-Northgate Unit in Carlsbad. She was born and raised in Portales, where she graduated from high school. She married Pryde Brown on July 31, 1948, in Portales. The couple moved to Carlsbad in […]

Engagements 2/22

Mitchell-Wall Ricky and Karen Mitchell of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kandi Mitchell of Clovis, to Josh Wall of Clovis, son Rick and Belinda Wall of Dora and Brad and Tonya Heflin of Wylie, Texas. The couple will exchange vows at Feb. 28, 2004. The reception will be at 2 […]

Lady Buffs’ posts do in Logan

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Logan’s Danielle Mitchell is fouled by Audry Hemminger of Melrose after grabbing a rebound. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Rick White TEXICO — Audry Hemminger and Allison Cochran were 12 feet of trouble for the Logan Lady Longhorns. The 6-foot Melrose posts combined for 34 points and dominated the boards while leading the Lady […]

Breuning, Myrtle Mae

Myrtle Mae Breuning Services: Have been held. Myrtle Mae Breuning, 90, of Las Vegas, N.M., died Friday, Dec. 12, 2003, at her home. She was born on Aug. 18, 1913, in Bellview to Alphus “Alf” Monroe and Mattie Ann Stafford Mitchell. She was raised in and graduated from high school in Bellview. After graduation she […]

Simms, Helen M.

Helen M. Simms Services: Have been held. Helen M. Simms, 89, of Clovis, New Mexico died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003. Helen was born June 10, 1914 in Marlow, Okla., to R. A. and Effie Mitchell. They moved to Panhandle, Texas, in 1920. She married G. H. “Cotton” Simms on October 23, 1935. She graduated from […]

Farwell looks to advance past Sunray

By Dave Wagner Coming off its first postseason football victory in 13 years, Farwell may have the Sunray Bobcats right where they want them in tonight’s 5 p.m. (CST) Class 1A area round game at Amarillo’s Dick Bivins Stadium. The Steers surprised a lot of people last week by whipping Wheeler 25-6 in a bi-district […]

Ex-band director sentenced to 10 1/2 years

By Darrell Todd Maurina Former Yucca Junior High School band director Paul J. Duran, 36, showed no emotion in Curry County District Court on Friday afternoon after learning he will spend up to 10 1/2 years in state prison. Duran pleaded guilty to criminal sexual contact and criminal sexual penetration involving one of his 15-year-old […]

CHS alums make return to field tonight

By Eric Butler A long time has passed since Skip Garrett has been in a football game. And maybe Garrett’s layoff itself won’t be considered unusual as Clovis High alumni gather for Citizens Bank’s Clovis Community Football Appreciation Day tonight. But Garrett’s last game wasn’t in the street in front of his house nor was […]

State considers killing TB-infected cattle

By Jack King Officials are discussing with the owners of two Roosevelt County dairies the possibility of killing their cattle to eliminate all traces of bovine tuberculosis, State Veterinarian Dr. Steve England said Wednesday. The recent discovery of the disease led the United States Department of Agriculture to announce it will downgrade New Mexico from […]