Press release: Police arrest two in stabbing case

Two local Clovis men identified as 24 year-old Kenneth Lamar Nash and 25 year-old Angelo Vargas were arrested Monday morning, September 27, 2010 on charges of Felony Aggravated Battery and Felony Aggravated Burglary stemming from a burglary and stabbing incident at Clovis Apartments on the afternoon of September 18, 2010. At approximately 4:30 p.m. on […]

Families remember loved ones

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Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks Carol Nash, of Clovis, browses though the engineer drawing of her uncle, Pvt. Roy Melvin Johnston who served in the Army during WWII and died while fighting in Okinawa Japan. By Clarence Plank: Freedom New Mexico Memorial Day was set aside for the people who lost loved ones in war. […]

Education feature: Pro rodeo clown brings bullying program to local students

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Marvin Nash was in Curry County this week working with the sheriff’s department to introduce the program “Bullying Hurts” at rural schools. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Bullying in schools has changed and its impact reaches further than most people think, according to Marvin Nash. Nash, a professional rodeo […]

Floyd jamboree celebrates 57 years

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Courtney Foley, left, and Hillary Foley of Portales tune their instruments prior to hitting the stage during rehearsal for the Floyd Lions Club Jamboree. By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Soon the sounds of fiddles, guitars, drums and singing will fill the air in Floyd as the 57th annual Floyd Lions Club Jamboree gets under way […]

Feb. 9, 1920

Long Bell Lumber Co. (telephone number 15) pledged to provide its customers with quality lumber and “sound business counsel.” … Miller-Nash Motor Co. of Clovis reported tractor use was rapidly increasing across the nation – from 132,000 produced in 1919 to an estimated 315,000 in 1920. … Clovis Police Chief Dick Moye was being credited […]

Take 5: Senior leads Buffs

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Melrose senior guard Eric Walker is the only senior for the Buffaloes this season, and takes his leadership role seriously. Walker said some of the juniors have also stepped up to be team leaders. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) Eric Walker’s favorite professional athletes, Steve Nash and Peyton Manning, lead by example and think team […]

June 4, 2006 Club Notes

The El Portal Chapter of NSDAR (National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution) met May 13 at Clovis High School. Chapter Regent Wanda Dunn presided over the business meeting. Special guest Sharon Mulrey of Albuquerque presented an informative program about Civil War-era dress. She modeled two dresses she had made, following instructions that […]

Country jamboree aids area needy

By William P. Thompson: Freedom Newspapers The Floyd Lions Club’s 56th annual Country Jamboree this week features more than 40 musicians and performers. Proceeds from the $5 per person admission will go back into the Floyd community and beyond as Lions Club members have various charitable projects in the works. Dave Nash, a Lions Club […]

Dorsey “Doc” Nash

Dorsey “Doc” Nash, 97, of Floyd died Monday, Jan. 2, 2006, at the Retirement Ranch. He was born June 30, 1908, in Floyd to Ida Bell and James P. Nash. He married Edith Herbert Ball on Aug. 12, 1954. He attended school in Floyd and graduated in 1927. He attended one year of agricultural classes […]

In Tribute: January

• Baker, Joe, 50, Portales, Jan. 12 • Battles, Bonnie Jean, 78, Melrose, Jan. 22, • Bell, Maurice “Fud,” 93, Clovis, Jan. 26 • Brittain, Ruth, 86, Clovis, Jan. 20 • Camp, Georgia Christina, 80, Roswell, Jan. 19 • Carter, Eugene “Gene,” 67, Roswell, Jan. 15 • Chavez, Erlinda, 84, Clovis, Jan. 20 • Collins, […]

Nash, Leon

Leon Palmer Nash, 94, of Clovis died Friday, Sept. 9, 2005, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. He was born April 2, 1911, in Floyd to James Postell and Ida Bell (Dorsey) Nash. He attended school in Floyd, graduating in 1928. He attended Texas Tech in Lubbock for two years. He married Mildred Bell Key […]

In Tribute: Dairyman remembered for singing voice

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Leon Nash lived to be 94, which is a long time in most families, but not among the Nash clan. “People in our family live to be close to 100. Dad really died kinda early,” Jerry Nash said with a laugh about his father. Leon was a dairy farmer […]

10/14 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Oct. 5 to Oct. 12: • Richard Allen Moreno, 30, to Kristie Denise McDonald, 34, both of Clovis • Frankie Luis Estrada, 29, to Felicia Sandra Gaillard, 34, both of Clovis • Timothy Ray Headlee, 29, to Elizabeth Ann Dyer, 42, both of Clovis • […]

Dorsey “Doc” Nash

Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. Dorsey “Doc” Nash Date of birth: June 30, 1908 Dates of Service: 1941 to 1942 Hometown: Floyd Lives in: Clovis Theater or location of […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Club plans ‘Astronomy Day’ activities

By Ryan Lengerich, CNJ Staff Writer On the Web: www.astroleague.org The Clovis Astronomy Club will hold “Astronomy Day” activities from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library north annex. Club Secretary Carol Nash said telescopes, displays, giveaways and hands-on activities will take place throughout the afternoon. She said the club has […]

Floyd Lions plan traditional country music show

By Tony Parra The 54th Annual Floyd Lions Country Jamboree swings into action at 7 p.m. on Thursday with a traditional (older) country music show in the Floyd old gymnasium. “It’s one of the oldest, if not the oldest country and western music festivals in the United States,” Noel Rippee, program director, said. “There are […]

Nash, Mildred

Mildred Nash Services: Have been held. Mildred Nash, 91, died Thursday evening, June 26, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born Sept. 10, 1911, in Indiahoma, Okla., to Willie and Alex Key. The oldest of nine children, she graduated from Hagerman High School in 1930. She married Leon Nash on Sept. […]

Heavenly neighbor gets closer; Mars makes closest approach in 60,000 years

When Carol Nash of Ranchvale looks at the night sky, she is awed by its enormity and complexity. “When you just think about the solar system and how the Earth is tilted just right to make the seasons and all these objects out there doing their thing, it’s just kind of amazing,” she said. “You […]

Crosby, Stills and Nash: Still performing three decades after Woodstock

By Eric Butler The days of widely popular folk rock trios have long since passed. But many Clovis and Portales fans of Crosby, Stills & Nash will get to hear that group’s music in concert for the first time next week. David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash will be playing in Albuquerque on June […]