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 […]