Austin, Daniel P.

Daniel Patrick Austin Services: Have been held. Daniel Patrick Austin, 17, of Ruidoso, died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, in Ruidoso. He was born on Feb. 14, 1987, in Ruidoso, to Dan and Mary Austin. He was a lifetime resident of Ruidoso. He had just completed his junior year at Ruidoso High School. He played basketball, […]

‘Reresupper’ stumps spelling bee contender

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor Zack Gillooly and several modern-day dictionaries had something in common Wednesday morning: None of them recognized the word “reresupper.” Zack, representing the eastern New Mexico region in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., lost in the first speaking round after misspelling the word by one letter, using […]

Cinco de Mayo a part of American culture

By Helena Rodriguez, columnist According to late night TV show host Jay Leno, “St. Patrick’s Day is the Cinco de Mayo for white people.” That had me laughing, and nodding in agreement when Leno said this on TV in March. I just have to mention it now as we prepare for a big Cinco de […]

Organizations 3/21

Encanto Garden Club Curt and Lisa Jaynes from Garden Source Nursery and Landscaping gave a program on Gardening, Garden Supplies, Gifts, Bedding Plants and General Landscape, when the Encanto Garden Club met on March 9 in the home of Betty Dunlap. President Betty Dunlap presided over the business meeting and a financial report was heard. […]

St. Patrick’s Day national holiday back in Ireland

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Trudi and Alan McEntee mix up a batch of Irish stew to serve today to the Clovis-Curry County Chamber of Commerce board of directors. CNJ Staff Photo: Eric Kluth By Michelle Seeber Today is St. Patrick’s Day. That means Mass, international parades, games and other exciting festivities are being held in Ireland. That’s according to […]

Officials anxious over cheese in 2004

By Jack King Ernie Kos, executive director of the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce, said her hopes for 2004 can be summed up in one word: cheese. “We’re waiting for the first 600-pound block of cheese to come out of the plant,” she said. Glanbia Cheese has not yet broken ground on its projected $200 […]

Struggling mom limited by lack of car

Eric Butler Like most 16-year-olds, there’s almost nothing Patrick would like more than to have his own car. But that wish won’t be met this Christmas because it ranks well below more pressing needs — a car for his mom, for example. For Eleanor, times would be good if she had the means to provide […]

Campbell, Patrick

Patrick Campbell Services: Have been held. Mr. Patrick H. Campbell, 75, of Clovis, a structural engineer, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Sept. 27, 1927, in Chicago to Patrick and Ida Miller Campbell. He was a Navy veteran during World War II. He married Norma […]

Johnson, A.W.

A.W. Johnson Services: Have been held. A.W. Johnson, 73, of Whitesboro, Texas, died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at his home. He was born July 11, 1929, in Petersburg, Texas, to Raymond and Viola Byrd Johnson. He moved to Clovis in 1962. As a carpenter, he built homes from 1960 until 1964. He opened Johnson Wholesale […]