Feb. 8, 2009: Club Notes

Clovis BPO Does The Clovis BPO Does No. 108 held a public ceremony on Jan. 17 at the Elks Lodge to install new officers for 2009. Bea Martel served as deputy supreme installing president and Linda Catanzaro served as deputy installing conductor. Kaye Parrish was the installing chaplin and the installing musician was marsh shade.

Little-used theater closed

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent Many Clovis residents may not have realized that the Hilltop Twin movie theater recently closed. But that, in essence, was precisely the problem for the old duplex, which stopped showing flicks June 28. The Hilltop Twin was operated by Las Cruces-based Allen Theaters, which also operates the seven-screen complex at […]

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BPO DOES Clovis BPO DOES #108 held a public ceremony on Jan. 14, at the Elks Lodge to install the 2006 officers. Kaye Parrish served as Deputy Supreme Installing President, Tosalie Crowley was installing Conductor and Linda Catanzaro was installing Chaplin. The following officers were installed: President-Gaylynn Essary First counselor-Gwen Williams Senior counselor-Georgia Urioste Junior […]

Man of the movies

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By Emilie Hornak: CNJ Correspondent At 13, Abby Parrish started his first job working at the Varsity drive-in movie theater in Portales. Nearly 45 years later, Parrish still enjoys the lights and nights. He’s enjoyed a career managing movie theaters, from Carlsbad to Uvalde, Texas. He’s been in Clovis since 1980, where he’s now general […]

Military Digest 5/10

Former top enlisted airman visits Cannon A retired Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force — the top enlisted position in that service — is coming to Cannon Air Force Base this week. According to Airman 1st Class Jared Marquis, Chief Master Sgt. Sam Parrish will meet with junior enlisted personnel, senior enlisted personnel, and […]

Cone, Willie

Willie Edna Cone, 95, of Pearland, Texas, a retired railroad employee, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, in Pearland. She was born on Sept. 3, 1908, in Chockie, Okla., to John and Lula Moore. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; three sisters; a son; and a daughter. Survivors include a son, John […]

Theater manager looking for patrols

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Abby Parrish, manager of Allen Theaters, said groups of young people tend to gather at the mall and North Plains Cinema 4 and take part in fights, vandalism, flashing gang signs and robbery. By Jack King Fights, vandalism, flashing gang signs and robbery — it’s all just a day at the mall for some Clovis […]