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Cheryl McGrath and Rusty Ridley, both of Clovis, were joined in marriage on Dec. 31, 2003, at the Ridley residence. The bride is the daughter of Charles Kidd of Spearfish, S.D. and Sylvia Stillwell of Clovis. The bridegroom is the son of Marilyn Moore and Dwayne Ridley, both of Clovis. The couple will reside in […]

Dunn-Slough, Ruby

Ruby Neville Dunn-Slough, 84, of Clovis died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born on March 10, 1919 in Lakeview, Texas, to Emmitt and Lillie Mae Crabb Harper. She married Troy Dunn in Memphis, Texas, and he preceded her in death in 1949. She then married Robert Edward Slough in […]

Prep basketball summaries

Friday Boys Clovis 64, Amarillo Tascosa 42 Clovis (2-0) — Bud Willis 3 3-6 9, Tizrick Phillips 1 0-0 2, Zac Watters 3 1-3 7, Jordan Moore 2 2-2 7, Wendell Belford 0 0-0 0, Justin Pinckney 9 1-2 19, Chris Finch 0 0-0 0, Dominique Easterlin 6 4-5 16, Jermaine Davis 1 2-2 4. […]

Local coaches among 11 ENMU inductees

CNJ staff PORTALES — Two Clovis prep coaches and longtime women’s basketball coach Wayne Moore are among 11 people scheduled to be inducted into the Eastern New Mexico University Athletics Hall of Honors during halftime of Saturday’s 2 p.m. football game against Angelo State at Blackwater Draw. Also being honored is Major Ron D. Milam, […]

A sign(er) of the times

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Chuck Moore, 84, of Clovis has been painting artwork, billboards and signs in Clovis for 38 years, including the portrait of his sons behind him on the wall at his home. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Gary Mitchell At 84, a local war veteran-turned-artist still paints signs for a living, and his bosses call […]

Navigator recalls old warbird

By Gary Mitchell World War II warbirds on static display Saturday and Sunday at Clovis Municipal Airport brought back memories for one Clovis man who trained with a B-29 Super-fortress bomber. Both a B-29 and “Diamond Lil,” the world’s oldest B-24 Liberator bomber, were displayed, courtesy of the Commemorative Air Force — formerly the Confederate […]

Moore, Samuel

Samuel Moore Services: Have been held. Mr. Samuel Carlos Moore, 87, of Clovis, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2003, in Clovis. He was born on June 14, 1916, in Putnam County, Tenn., to Albert and Cora Ann Moore. He worked for the AT&SF Railroad for over 30 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; […]

Looper, Loretta

Loretta Looper Services: Have been held. Mrs. Loretta Looper, 56, of Portales, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2003, at her home. She was born on Sept. 15, 1946, in Tucumcari, to Mary and Sam W. Beck. She grew up in Tucumcari. She moved to Belen in 1964 and was a 1966 graduate of Belen High School. […]

Aye, Norene

Norene Aye Norene M. Aye, 75, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2003, at her home in Clovis. Mrs. Aye was born in Ranchvale on Dec. 3, 1927, to Wilburn David Moore and Lilly Pearl Huggins Moore. She married Ernest R. Aye on Nov. 2, 1953, at the chapel at Cannon Air Force Base. She was a […]

Area reps wary of funding for plan

By Gary Mitchell While Gov. Bill Richardson drummed up support Wednesday in Portales and Clovis for two state constitutional amendments designed to revamp education, a couple of area legislators remained cautious on at least one of those amendments. Constitutional Amendment 1 would create a cabinet-level Secretary of Education position, and Constitutional Amendment 2 would increase […]