Parkland church collecting for Operation Christmas Child

CNJ staff Parkland Baptist Church in Clovis will be serving as a collection point for Operation Christmas Child, according to a news release. Operation Christmas Child provides shoe boxes of gifts to more than eight million children in 100 countries suffering from natural disasters, war, terrorism, disease, famine and poverty, the release said. The program […]

Jan. 25, 2009 Engagements

Britain-Riley Ricky and Sherrie Britain of Roswell announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kayla JoAnn Britain of Clovis to Cage Win Riley of Clovis. He is the son of Russell and Elainea Riley of Melrose. The couple will exchange vows March, 28, 2009, at Parkland Baptist Church in Clovis. A reception will […]

April 6, 2008 Birthdays

Sasser Duffy A. Sasser of Clovis will celebrate his 90th birthday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 12 at Parkland Baptist Church Fellowship Center, 921 Parkland Drive. The celebration will be hosted by Duffy II and Chela Sasser, James Sasser and Dick and Nancye Gressett. Mr. Sasser was born April 9, 1918,

Dec. 23, 2007 Holiday Happenings

Today Citywide Christmas Dinner — 1-3 p.m., Lighthouse Mission, 407 L. Casillas Blvd. Meal will consist of ham with side dishes. Admission is free. Information: 762-1933. Monday Christmas Eve Candlelight Service — 6 p.m, Clovis Advent Christian Church, 2101 E. 21st St. Information: 762-0422. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service — 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., Kingswood […]

Church profile: Parkland Baptist Church

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Name of church: Parkland Baptist Church in Clovis Who’s in charge: Pastor Doug Brooks Location: 921 Parkland Drive in Clovis Services: Sunday —8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Worship Services —8:30 and 10:30 a.m. KidzLife Good time to visit: Call 763-6812 weekdays between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. for a convenient […]

Pate, Ruth

Ruth Pate, 81, of Clovis, died Sunday, June 10, 2006, in Clovis. She was born March 2, 1925, in Post, Texas, to Robert and Nora Lee Kiker. She married L.B. Pate on Dec. 19, 1942, in Post. She was active in the hospital auxiliary in Post and Clovis. She was preceded in death by her […]

2/26 Engagements

Bohannan/Abel Cody and Mikie Choate of Alamogordo announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amanda Bohannan of Clovis, to Brian Abel of Rockport, Texas. He is the son of Bill Abel of Ingleside, Texas, and Janice Batye of St. Louis, Mo. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. March 4 at Parkland […]

Bauske, Vivian

Vivian Bauske, 88, of Albuquerque and formerly of Clovis, died Friday, Dec. 9, 2005, at The Cottages of Albuquerque. She was born Aug. 17, 1917, in Harrisburg, Mo. Her family purchased a farm in La Junta, Colo., and they left Harrisburg when she was 2 years old. She grew up in La Junta and moved […]

Russell, Geneva

Geneva Russell, 90, formerly of Clovis, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005, at Clare Bridge in Highlands Ranch, Colo., where she lived for the last two years. She was born April 24, 1915, in Harrisburg, Mo. When she was four, her father bought a farm and moved the family to La Junta, Colorado. She graduated from […]

Smith, Harold Joe

Harold Joe Smith Services: Have been held. Harold Joe Smith, 69, of Clovis, died Friday, April 1, 2005, at his home. Smith was born June 16, 1935, to Harold M. and Lenore Davis Smith in Franklin County, Kan. He married Kay Adams on Sept. 14, 1958, at Forrest Heights Baptist Church in Clovis. He was […]

Harold Joe Smith

Harold Joe Smith, 69, of Clovis, died Friday, April 1, 2005 at his home in Clovis. Smith was born June 16, 1935 to Harold M. and Lenore Davis Smith in Franklin County, Kan. He married Kay Adams on Sept. 14, 1958 at Forrest Heights Baptist Church in Clovis. He was a steel worker, an inventory […]

House, Clelley

Clelley House Services: Have been held. Clelley Alvin “C.A.” House, 88, of Clovis, died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at his home. He was born on Oct. 6, 1916, in Tucumcari, to Joseph Franklin and Bertha V. Gore House. When the family moved from Winslow, Ariz., to New Mexico they settled south of Clovis. After a […]

Locknane, William

William Locknane Services: Have been held. Mr. William Eugene Locknane, 75, of Clovis, died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born on May 4, 1929, in Clovis, to Jesse and Ruby Dunn Locknane. He married June Edwards on June 11, 1950, in Clovis. He was employed by ICX Freight for 25 […]

Religion Calendar 4/9

Today Singles Living in Christ — 7 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 1800 N. Norris St., Clovis. Child care is provided. For information, call 763-3141 or 762-6639. First Baptist Single Adults — 6:30 p.m., a time of fellowship, fun and games. For information, call Clay at 762-7209. Good Friday skit — 6:30 p.m. at […]

Parkland to use Easter drama

By Darrell Todd Maurina Baptist church presenting ‘Beyond My Fault’ this holiday. When David Walstad, minister of music and senior adults at Parkland Baptist Church in Clovis, was studying music in seminary, he and his wife chose to attend a large church near Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. That decision was partly […]

Religion Calendar: March 12

Today Singles Living in Christ — 7 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 1800 N. Norris St., Clovis. Child care is provided. For information, call 763-3141 or 762-6639. First Baptist Single Adults — 6:30 p.m., a time of fellowship, fun and games. For information, call Clay at 762-7209. Revival meeting with District Elder Chris Cooper: […]

Brown, Harold Bell “Fuzzy”

Harold Bell “Fuzzy” Brown Services: Have been held. Harold Bell “Fuzzy” Brown, 83, of Roswell, retired, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at his home. He was born on June 22, 1920, in Floydada, Texas, to Travis and Maud Brown. He grew up in Rhea, Texas. He married Dora Blalock in August 1940. He served in […]

Burch, Herbert

Herbert Burch Services: Have been held. Herbert L. Burch, 85, of Anahuac, Texas, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, at the Bayside Community Hospital in Anahuac. He was born on April 17, 1918, in Clovis, to Dennie L. and Cora Harmon Burch. He resided in the Clovis and Anahuac areas throughout his life. He was a […]

Rattled Cats regroup at halftime

CNJ staff CANYON — Clovis passed its first real test of the season, surviving a second-quarter meltdown to beat El Paso Parkland 75-63 on Thursday in the first round of the Gene Messer Tournament of Champions. The unbeaten Wildcats blew all of what was a 20-point, second-quarter lead before regrouping at halftime to beat the […]

Birthdays 11/23

GLADYS PIERCE Gladys Pierce of Clovis will celebrate her 90th birthday from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 29 at Parkland Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall in Clovis. The celebration will be hosted by her children and grandchildren. She was born on Nov. 7, 1913, in Athens, Texas. She has two children; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. […]