State congressman suggests national publicity campaign to aid Cannon fight

By Ryn Gargulinski: CNJ staff writer A question posed by Congressman Steve Pearce made one local business owner think of the Oscar Mayer Weiner. Specifically, Sid Strebeck envisioned the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile, or something equally recognizable and memorable that eastern New Mexico could use to glean national attention to help save Cannon Air Force base. […]

Texico native returns as director of missions

By Leslie Radford: CNJ staff writer Texico native Dan Pearce has returned home after 34 years to serve as director of missions for the Eastern New Mexico Baptist Association in Clovis. Pearce said his mission in this position is to aid in the direction and coordination of approximately 30 Southern Baptist churches in eastern New […]

Womack, M. Wayne

M. Wayne Womack, 53, of Lubbock, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, in Lubbock. He was born on July 25, 1951, in Lubbock, to Malcolm and Dorothy Womack. He married Betty Deen on Aug. 8, 1981, in Portales. He served as deacon at Southcrest Baptist Church and was a member of the Lubbock Executive Club, Texas […]

Ag secretary makes rural connection

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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ann M. Veneman, right, answers questions along with U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M., during Wednesday’s press conference at ENMR. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor The U.S. secretary of agriculture came to Clovis on Wednesday behind an entourage of political, dairy and technological gurus to promote […]

City gives $28,500 to special intrests

David Arkin: CNJ correspondent, Political Notebook Contributors in Clovis have given more than $28,000 to federal campaigns and special interest groups this year. According to opensercrets.org, a Web site that provides in-depth data on who gives money to candidates and groups, those living in the Clovis-area 88101 zip code — which accounts for a huge […]

Pearce, Bud

Bud Pearce Services: Have been held. Bud Pearce, 73, of Texico died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center Lakeside in Lubbock. He was born on Jan. 17, 1930, in Mexia, Texas, to Luther and Mollie Gordon Pearce. He married Aileen May on Dec. 25, 1949, in Texico. He farmed for more than 60 […]