Peacock, Bea Alma

Bea Alma Peacock Services:Have been held. Bea Alma Peacock, 88, died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born Nov. 23, 1916, to John Morgan and the former Alice Rossen, in Hassell. She was raised and attended school at Ima and House,. She graduated from House High School. Bea […]

Curnutt, Loretta

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Ms. Loretta Curnutt, 62, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 30, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare Center. She was born Sept. 13, 1942, in Dimmitt, Texas to L.J. and Hattie Ragland Stapp. She had been a long-time resident of Clovis. For many years she worked for the New Mexico Human Resources Department. She was a member […]

Social responsibility only good as CEO

By Walter Williams On Jan. 20, J.P. Morgan Chase announced it had completed research to determine whether it had any links to slavery. Its Web site announced: “Today, we are reporting that this research found that between 1831 and 1865 two of our predecessor banks — Citizens Bank and Canal Bank in Louisiana — accepted […]

Two area teens killed in truck crash

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Two area teenagers died and three more were seriously injured around midnight Sunday as they drove through an open field at a high rate of speed south of Portales, officials said. A New Mexico State Police news release said the pickup in which the teens were traveling crossed Roosevelt […]

Morgan, Jack M.

Jack M. Morgan Services: Have been held. Jack M. Morgan, 80, of Farmington, a former New Mexico state senator, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, in Farmington. He was born on Jan. 15, 1924, in Portales, to George Albert and Mary Rosana Baker Morgan. He was a World War II veteran, serving as an officer on […]

Morgan, C. Charles

C. Charles Morgan Services: Have been held. Mr. C. Charles Morgan, 71, of Clovis, died Saturday, July 10, 2004, at his home. He was born on Nov. 17, 1932, in Anton, Texas, to the Rev. C.C. and Willie Lee Reese Morgan. He graduated from Anton High School in 1951 and Hardin-Simmons University in 1955. He […]

Hobbs, Max

Max Hobbs Services: Have been held. Mr. Max Hobbs, 78, of Portales, died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at Vista Care Hospice in Lubbock, TX He was born on July 24, 1925, in Portales, to Alma Lee and Add Hobbs. He graduated from Portales High School in 1943. He served in the Army Air Corps during […]

Saturday dinner honors local law enforcement officials

Darrell Todd Maurina Three local law enforcement agencies have worked together to sponsor a citizens’ police academy for the last four years, graduating nearly 100 people from a program that focuses on teaching civilians how the police do their jobs. On Saturday night, a group of those graduates gathered to host a police appreciation dinner […]

Keever, Alice

Alice Keever Services: Have been held. Alice Ann Gonzales Keever, 74, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, March 15, 2004, at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque. She was born on May 21, 1929, in Hooker, Okla., to Elias and Petra Valdez Gonzales. Her family moved to Los Ojitos, north of Fort Sumner, when she was a […]

Pearson, Velma

VELMA PEARSON Services: Have been held. Mrs. Velma Pearson, 92, of Elida, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on Dec. 2, 1910, in Stephenville, Texas, to Nora and Frank Hilburn. Her family moved to Lamesa, Texas, when she was a girl. She married Carl Pearson on […]

Morgan, Richard

Richard Morgan Services: Have been held. Mr. Richard C. Morgan, 80, of Raton, died Thursday, May 8, 2003, at SunBridge Retirement Center in Raton. He was born on Aug. 12, 1922, in Munday, Texas, to Alma and Chesley Morgan. He and his family moved from Lubbock in 1934 and settled in Portales. He married Doris […]

Breaking boundaries

Tracy Simmons A gun rests on his hip, a radio is clipped to his shirt, a golden badge shines from his chest and a camera hangs on his shoulder. This has been his uniform for nearly 25 years. Lt. Robert Morgan, 50, is more than a police officer with the Clovis Police Department, he’s a […]