Craig, Neomia

Neomia M. Craig, 85, of Clovis, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2005, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born April 7, 1920, in Longview, Texas, to William Edward and Eular Lee Swansy McMihelk. She married Bishop James Craig on July 18, 1954, in Clovis. She got her bachelor’s degree in 1975 and her master’s degree […]

Autrey, Ralph

Ralph E. Autrey, 92, of Texico died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 26, 1912, in Concho County, Texas, to Felix and Emily Autrey. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He married Lawana Talley on Nov. 16, 1973, in Texico. He had been a […]

Mendez Jr., Ralph M.

Ralph M. Mendez Jr. Ralph M. Mendez Jr., 33, of Tucumcari, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at his home. He was born on Oct. 24, 1971, in Glendale, Calif. He came to Tucumcari in 1991. He had been working in maintenance while living in California. He was preceded in death by his father Rafael M. […]

Police looking for accomplice in fraud investigation

By Leslie Radford: CNJ Staff writer An alleged scam artist is behind bars and Clovis police are looking for her husband, whom they describe as an accomplice. Police said Cynthia Flores of Clovis was arrested on Friday afternoon. She is being held on $25,500-cash only bond at the Curry County Adult Detention Center and faces […]

Brent , Ralph

Ralph Brent Services: Have been held. Ralph Perry Brent, 83, of Clovis, died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born April 25, 1921, in Dodd City, Texas, to Floyd and Zora Sue Perry Brent. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Jewel Marie […]

Moore’s movie unabashed propaganda

by Tibor Machan After finally seeing “Fahrenheit 9/11,” I am convinced those on the Left should all become libertarians. That is the only consistent position for them, given their view of government, namely as a gang of easily bought and paid off thugs. Moore’s movie — and it isn’t a documentary but an unabashed propaganda […]

Rucker, Ralph

Ralph Rucker Services: Have been held. Ralph Rucker, 83, of Amarillo, and formerly of Floydada, died Monday, May 24, 2004, at the BSA Hospice in Amarillo. He was born on June 5, 1920, in Childress, Texas, to Erve and Myrtle Bethany Rucker. He graduated from high school in Childress, Texas. He married Patricia Mary Davidson […]

Cats, Hobbs duel for one spot

By Rick White Clovis and Hobbs have been state boys basketball playoff staples for decades, although there have been occasional hiccups. Like in 1999, when the Wildcats failed to make the playoffs in former coach Terry Ferguson’s first season. Hobbs hasn’t been left at home come March since 1992, when legendary coach Ralph Tasker still […]

Nader may syphon votes or be non-player

Project: Reader Reaction A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked about Ralph Nader’s bid for president. Some responses: “I voted for Nader in 2000. I had hopes of seeing something different in the executive branch of the federal government rather than the two major parties, which have reached the point of almost being indistinguishable from […]

Zamora, Juana “Corina”

Juana “Corina” Turrietta Zamora, 63, a resident of Mountainair and Clovis, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, in Mountainair. She was born on May 26, 1940, in Manzano, to Manuel and Cornelia Romero Turrietta. She married Luis Zamora in February 1965 in Vaughn. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Juan Jose Turrietta; […]

Black, Ralph

Ralph Black Services: Have been held. Ralph Black, 93, of Portales died Monday, Jan. 13, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on June 24, 1910, in Stafford County, Kan., to Cynthia Cora and Harry Gordon Black. From 1934 until 1938 he owned and operated his own printing shop in Portales. He […]

Tillman, Craig Alan

Craig Alan Tillman Services: Have been held. Mr. Craig Alan Tillman, 47, of Cedar Crest, formerly of Clovis, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003, at his home. He was born on April 8, 1956. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, I.D. and Lucile Shaw and Berchel and Elda Tillman. Survivors include his parents, […]

Ciancio, Ralph F.

Ralph Ciancio Services: Have been held. Ralph F. Ciancio, 78, of Clovis, died Saturady, Oct. 25, 2003, at his home. He was born on Aug. 14, 1925, in Alder, Colo., to Anthony and Agatha Perri Ciancio. He joined the Army during World War II and served under Gen. George Patton. He re-enlisted because he was […]

Miller, Ralph E.

Ralph E. Miller Services: Have been held. Mr. Ralph E. Miller. 93, of Clovis, a retired farmer and rancher, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on May 13, 1910, in Oklahoma, to Clem and Alice Haney Miller. He married Lee Ola McDonald on Jan. 28, 1928, in […]