Commissioners donate to horse therapy program

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer The Curry County Commissioners opened their wallets and their hearts during Tuesday’s meeting to assist a local horse therapy program obtain nonprofit status and grant funding. Mini Blessings spokesperson Lexie Myers presented a slide show set to inspirational music. As the pictures unfolded, they revealed smiling children waving and […]

Myers, Edward

Edward Leon Myers, 63, of Clovis died Monday, Nov. 14, 2005, at his home in Clovis. He was born Aug. 28, 1942, to Maynard and Mildred Harker Myers in Boone, Iowa. He married Paula Shaw in Boxholm, Iowa. Sept. 10, 1960. He was a high-voltage electrician for Iowa Electric and PNM. He was preceded in […]

Reporter’s notebook: Elk Foundation holds annual banquet

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s 11th annual banquet on Saturday is the group’s primary fund-raiser of the year, according to member Allan Myers. “We typically have an attendance of over 400 people at our annual event,” he said. “People from all over the country attend our banquet. ” But due to high security at Cannon […]

Reid, Douglas

Douglas Reid Services: Have been held. Mr. Douglas Ray Reid, 34, of Clovis, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Oct. 30, 1970, in Clovis, to Gary Don and Zane Reid. He married Christal Gutierrez on June 17, 1994, in Clovis. Family members said he loved […]

Myers, Earle

Earle Myers Services: Have been held. Earle Davis Myers, 62, of Clovis, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at his home. He was born on Oct. 29, 1941, in Goldston, N.C., to Nathan and Allie Hart Myers. He retired as a staff sergeant from the United States Air Force after more than 20 years of service. […]

Muleshoe man found innocent by jury

CNJ staff reports MULESHOE — A Bailey County jury found a Muleshoe man innocent of a murder charge on Friday, District Judge Gordon Green said. Larry Brent Kitchens, 52, was found innocent of murdering Derwin Wyn Beauchamp, 43, in October of 2003 at the home of Vince Simnacher. Kitchens is also charged with killing his […]

Horse rides help special needs children

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Valdemar Ortiz, 10, left, of Portales, pets Peanut at the Mini-blessings Horse Show. Volunteer Gwen Regnier, 15, prepares to lead Peanut on their ride Thursday at the Curry County Fair. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer The Curry County Fairgrounds provided the stage to showcase some of Clovis’ most unlikely horseback […]

Walking will honor deceased family members

Tamara Myers, guest columnist The Clovis News Journal is running columns written by Relay For Life participants this week in preparation for this weekend’s event. I started doing the Relay For Life in 2001. Over the years, my family and I have lost many wonderful and amazing family members. I heard about the Relay from […]

Weddings 4/25 — Parham

Parham Tami Myers of Melrose and Jeffrey Parham of Hobbs were joined in marriage on April 9, 2004, at the home of the bride’s parents in Melrose. The Rev. Mitchell Gray performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Bill and Elaine Myers of Melrose. She is the granddaughter of Annie Willis of […]

Horses help disabled kids

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Lance Myers, 5, rides 5-year-old Joe on Friday as his mother Lexie Myers guides the horse around the arena at the barn south of Clovis. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Jack King Two Curry County women have found a way to turn their shared passion for horses into a method for helping the disabled. […]