Wallace, Billy

Billy R. Wallace, 75, of Alamogordo, died Sunday, March 12, 2006. Born Aug. 15, 1930, in Fort Sumner to Ross and Ruby Wallace, he was the hospital plant manager at Holloman Air Force Base before his retirement in 1985. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, secretary of the Alamogordo Bowling Association and […]

Carder, Billy

Billy L. Carder, 74, of El Paso, Texas, and formerly of Clovis, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005, at his home. Survivors include two daughters, Debi Doherty and Suetta Carder; a step-son, Richard G. Massey (and wife, Lavon); and six grandchildren. Burial took place in Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis. Arrangements are by Martin Funeral […]

ENMU men second in New Mexico State’s Kachina Classic

CNJ staff LAS CRUCES — For one day at least, Eastern New Mexico University cross country coach Joel McMullen said the Greyhounds had the top men’s collegiate team in the state. Redshirt freshman Felix Boit finished eighth in 24 minutes, nine seconds to lead the Hounds to a second-place finish Saturday behind powerful Texas-El Paso […]

Friday prep scores, capsules

CNJ staff Area scores Clovis 41, Highland 7 Fort Sumner 42, Eunice 7 Melrose 50, Valley Christian 26 Hondo 64, Clovis Christian 51 Muleshoe 35, Shallowater 7 Friona 27, Farwell 12 Raton 28, Portales 8 The Associated Press Albuquerque Academy 68, Tularosa 28 Artesia 49, Rio Rancho 35 Crownpoint 45, Thoreau 14 Dexter 21, Hagerman […]

Effie Terrill, Effie

Effie Terrill Services: Have been held. Mrs. Effie Belle Terrill, 91, of El Paso, Texas, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at her home. She was born on July 12, 1914, in Quail, Texas, to J.W. and Myrtle Jewel Crowley. She married Buster Terrill on Nov. 28, 1935, in Santa Rosa. She lived the majority of […]

Terrill, Effie

Effie Terrill Services: Have been held. Mrs. Effie Belle Terrill, 91, of El Paso, Texas, died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at her home. She was born on July 12, 1914, in Quail, Texas, to J.W. and Myrtle Jewel Crowley. She married Buster Terrill on Nov. 28, 1935, in Santa Rosa. She lived the majority of […]

Hatten, Leo

Leo Hatten Services: Have been held. Leo Albert Hatten, 85, of El Paso, Texas, formerly of Portales, died Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at an El Paso nursing home. He was born on Nov. 2, 1919, in Eastland, Texas, to Joe and Carrie Hunter Clyatt Hatten. He married Reda Wray Clark on Dec. 8, 1945, in […]

6/22 BRAC letters to the editor

Military families have it good in Clovis I am a military spouse (Army) living in El Paso, Texas, and have no problems putting my name on any comment I make. Growing up in Clovis, I heard Air Force spouses moan about the shopping, restaurants and lack of anything to do. Frankly, I blew it off […]

Peatschman, Mary

Mary Peatschman Services: Have been held. Mary “Myrt” Catherine Good Peatschman, 78, of El Paso, Texas, died Sunday, April 3, 2005. She was born on March 23, 1927, in Kenna, to Dora Howell and Benjamin F. Good II. She grew up on the family ranch in Yeso and went to school in Fort Sumner. She […]

Thomson, Lu Lu

Lu Lu Thomson Services: No services have been planned. Lu Lu Lenora Thomson, 94, of El Paso, Texas, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, in El Paso.  She was born to Charles Albert and Lu Lu Ford Christa on May 15, 1911, in Roswell. She started school in Belen and graduated from high school in Clovis. […]

Estrada, Enrique

Enrique Estrada Services: Have been held. Enrique Estrada, 55, of Portales, died Friday, Nov. 12, 2004 in Lubbock. He was born Sept. 30, 1949, in El Paso, Texas.  He graduated from Los Angeles United School District in 1968. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served from 1969 until 1981. Family members said he […]

Wildcats roll over El Paso-Austin in Artesia

CNJ Staff The Clovis boys basketball team got what they needed Thursday night as they blew out El Paso Austin 68-26 in the first round of the 2004 Artesia City of Champions Classic. The game was never close as Clovis (3-0) built a 17-4 lead after the first quarter. Seniors Tigg Bunton and Dominique Easterlin […]

UTEP tops Zias

Freedom Newspapers EL PASO, Texas — Texas-El Paso relied on 46 points from its bench to defeat Eastern New Mexico University 91-72 on Sunday in a women’s exhibition basketball matchup. The Miners led 37-32 late in the first half, but went on an 8-3 run to begin the second half for a 13-point advantage and […]

Friday night prep scores

Staff and wire reports New Mexico The Associated Press Alamogordo 35, Onate 19 Albuquerque High 15, Valley 0 Artesia 55, Portales 8 Aztec 51, Piedra Vista 0 Bloomfield 38, Tohatchi 6 Carlsbad 35, Goddard 27 Clayton 42, Estancia 20 Cloudcroft 38, Hagerman 0 Cobre 41, Bernalillo 16 Crownpoint 84, Navajo Prep 12 Escalante at Fort […]

Friday’s prep football scores

Staff and wire reports Prep Area Mayfield 35, Clovis 0 Melrose 54, Hondo 6 Farwell 27, Plains 13 Morton 34, Bovina 6 Muleshoe 24, Friona 0 Fort Sumner 46, Hagerman 6 State Clayton 19, Questa 6 Deming 33, Fabens, Texas 13 El Paso Bel Air, Texas 13, Alamogordo 7 Hatch Valley 54, Albuquerque Academy 21 […]

Longridge, John

John Longridge Services: Have been held. John Charles Longridge, 66, of Sacramento, Calif., formerly of Clovis, died Friday, May 7, 2004, in Sacramento. He was born on Nov. 21, 1937, in El Paso, Texas, to Charles Albert and Margaret Jo Goins Longridge. Survivors include his wife, Gayle Longridge of Sacramento, Calif.; four children; and three […]

Versatility Apodaca’s game

By Eric Butler For many years, Pam Apodaca has grown used to playing a variety of infield positions in her numerous softball games in Albuquerque. The recent Cibola High graduate is, however, about to embark on a post-prep journey that will take her into the outfield and to places outside her home city. First stop […]

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 […]

Powers, Judy

Judy Powers Services: Have been held. Judy Nell Allen Powers, 64, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Feb. 15, 1940, in Clovis, to Vernon and Opal Allen. She married Burl Powers on Aug. 7, 1958, in Clovis. They moved to El Paso, Texas, in […]

Hartley, Mary Lawrence

Mary Lawrence Hartley Services: Have been held. Mary Lawrence Hartley, 81, of El Paso, Texas, died Jan. 7, 2004, at Monta Vista Nursing Home in El Paso, Texas. She was born Aug. 19, 1922, in Harrisburg, Pa., to Val and Gladys Pickett Lawrence. She went to El Paso with her parents when she was 5 […]