Oct. 20, 1920

A fire demolished the Oklahoma Hotel, located at 213 S. Connelly St. … The Clovis News reported that more than 10,000 visitors attended the three-day Curry County Harvest Festival and Live Stock Show. … Croft Music Co., located at 119 E. Monroe Ave. sold Starr Phonographs.

Local Roundup: Motorcyclist killed after losing control

CNJ staff A 41-year-old Clovis man was killed early Sunday morning when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a utility pole on Norris Street, police said. Just after midnight, Bruce Monroe was heading south around Third and Norris Streets when he hit a curb and veered across four lanes, striking the pole, a […]

Police press release: Motorcycle fatality

Release Date:  07/15/2007 Incident Type:  Fatal Motorcycle Crash Claims Man’s Life Early Sunday Morning In Clovis Contact Person:  Sergeant Robert Denney, 505-763-9444    On 07/15/2007 at approximately 12:07 AM this morning a preliminary investigation at the scene of a single vehicle motorcycle crash by members of the Clovis Police Department Crash Team revealed a man, […]

Clovis man dies in cycle crash

CNJ STAFF A 41-year-old Clovis man died early Sunday morning when the motorcycle he was riding hit a utility pole at Second and Norris streets. Bruce Monroe died at the scene, officials said. A police press release said Monroe was not wearing a helmet and “alcohol is suspected of being a factor due to the […]

Special Operations to have latest military technology

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CNJ Staff Photo: Andy DeLisleLt. Gen. Michael. W. Wooley, Commander of Air Force Special Operations Command talks to the media at Cannon Air Force Base. By Marlena Hartz: CNJ Staff Writer Lt. Col. Bob Monroe maneuvers through the dark chambers of the monstrous aircraft as if he were in the living room of his home. […]

Chambers, Melton

Melton Chambers Services: Have been held. Mr. Melton Chambers, 72, of Portales, died Wednesday, March 31, 2004, at his home. He was born on May 20, 1931, in Malpie, to Annie Belle and Monroe Chambers. He grew up in the Raton area, where he attended school. He worked for a number of years in the […]

Kisella, Billie

Billie Kisella Services: Have been held Billie Kisella, 77, of Monroe, Wash., formerly of Clovis, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003, in Monroe, Wash. She was born on Sept. 23, 1926, to Torrence and Vada Reed. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include three daughters, Lisa Wilt of Monroe, Wash., Joy Caswell of […]

Gilmore, Monroe

Monroe Gilmore Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Elida Baptist Church Mr. Monroe Gilmore, 88, of Portales, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care in Portales. He was born on Aug. 28, 1915, in Girard, Texas, to Gertrude and Earnest Perry Gilmore. He went to school at Wellman, Texas. He graduated from high school […]