‘Ranch-raised’ columnist begins today

We have a new online column today. Glenda Price, a contributing editor to New Mexico Stockman magazine since 1982, will write about her “ranch-raised” life and times. Today she’s focused on “Some big guys I’ve known.” Her column will be posted each Friday in the “Opinion” section.

Local Roundup: Arrest made in case of inmate’s assault

CNJ staff A 28-year-old Clovis man was arrested Thursday in connection with an assault at the Curry County Detention Center. Nick Jasper attacked his cellmate Saul Prieto, 25, of Clovis on Jan. 14 as he was sleeping, according to Undersheriff Wesley Waller. Waller said Jasper suspected Prieto was informing on him. “The attack was stopped […]

Sundance Ranch schedules meet and greet

The Sundance Ranch Feline Sanctuary will have its monthly “Meet & Greet” at Hasting’s at 1925 N. Prince St. in Clovis, NM from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, January 19th, 2008.Staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer pet care questions, hand out free information and talk with the public about responsible […]

Sundance Ranch raising adoption fees

Due to rising costs in food and veterinary care for the animals at the Sundance Ranch Feline Sanctuary. We have been forced to increase our adoption fees. The new fees which began on January 1st of this year are $40.00 for cats one-year and older and $50 for kittens less than one-year of age. The […]

Sundance Ranch Feline Sanctuary

The Sundance Ranch Feline Sanctuary welcomes volunteers to help care for cats and to help with other activities, including fundraising. The sanctuary is dedicated to the welfare of domestic cats and kittens. 985-0089 or sundancesanctuary.org

Pilot flying new plane when it crashed

By Thomas Garcia Jeffery Lane, 57, who died Aug. 15 in a plane crash near Mosquero, had only been in possession of his new airplane for six days. Lane, who was piloting the plane, and passenger Ryan Hartley, 34, of Roy died in the crash that is being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board. […]

8-26 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: The Art of New Mexico: How the West Is One by Joseph Traugott was given by the faculty and staff of the West College of Education in memory of Ruth Gore. Some 225 selected works demonstrate the extent to which Native American, Hispanic and European-American […]

Prairie chickens making comeback

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Joe Whitehead of the Natural Resource Conservation Service in Clovis shows a field trip group attending the sixth annual High Plains Prairie Chicken Festival a clump of native little bluestem grass. (Freedom Newspapers: Karl Terry) By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers The lesser prairie chicken was once prolific across the shortgrass prairies of the Great Plains. […]

Labor bill will be tough sell

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ Staff Writer A bill that would help farm and ranch laborers injured at work has gotten a lukewarm reception in the Legislature, and local lawmakers predict it has too many hiccups to pass. Rep. Anna Crook, R-Clovis, and others said a bill that would amend the Workers’ Compensation Act to include […]

Golf course approved near Ute Lake

By Chelle Delaney: Freedom Newspapers The New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission approved an agreement on Thursday that allows Ute Lake Ranch to construct and operate a golf course on the shores of Ute Lake, according to a news release from ISC. The project has had strong backing from Quay County area governments as a catalyst […]

6/6 Business digest

CNJ editor, reporter receive news award Clovis News Journal reporter Marlena Hartz and Editor David Stevens received a first-place citation for spot news reporting in the 2006 Best of the West awards announced last week. Best of the West honors the top work by newspapers and television stations in 13 western states, according to an […]

Day Trips: Legacy of early ranch life awaits visitors in Muleshoe

Compiled by William P. Thompson: Freedom Newspapers The Muleshoe Heritage Center takes visitors back in time to the age of the cattle barons. The center has two early-20th-century ranch houses on-site as well as a cookhouse/bunkhouse, a small hotel from the early 1900s and even a log cabin. The main ranch house was built by […]

Bomar, Buckley O.

Buckley O. Bomar, 38, of Fort Sumner died March 9, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 24, 1967, in Fort Sumner to D.O. Bomar and the former Mary Iona Glenn. Raised on the family ranch west of House, he graduated from House High School and attended Eastern New Mexico University at Portales. He […]

Riley, Wanda

Wanda Riley, 77, of Taiban, died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at Roosevelt General Hospital following an illness. She was born Dec. 20, 1928, in Clovis to Albert and Lilly Moss. She was raised in Clovis where she attended school. She attended a beauty school in Clovis. She married F.C. Riley on Sept. 10, 1949, in […]

Trujillo, Eduardo

Eduardo B. Trujillo, 90, of De Baca County, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006, at the VA Medical Center in Albuquerque. He was born March 25, 1915, in Santa Rosa to Abel Casaus Trujillo and the former Petrita Bazan. He was raised on the family ranch at Guadalupe, west of Fort Sumner. He attended school at […]

Maedelle Martin

Mrs. Maedelle Martin, 82, of Clovis died Jan. 16, 2006, at Retirement Ranch after a lengthy illness. She was born Aug. 1, 1923, Fargo, Texas, to Charlie and Magdalene Glover. She attended schools in Pleasant Hill and Clovis, graduating from Benson’s School of Business and Commerce. She was a bookkeeper at Thompson’s Furniture in the […]

Harvey, Laheeta

Laheeta L. Harvey, 87, of Encino, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2005, at her home in Encino. She was born Nov. 12, 1918, north of Fort Sumner to John Richard Luna and the former Martha Lou Humphrey. She was raised on the Luna family ranch and attended a country grade school. She graduated from Fort Sumner […]

Day trips: Cadillac Ranch West Texas landmark

Compiled by Kevin Wilson It’s been an unmistakeable feature of West Texas, and Cadillacs, for more than three decades. It’s been the subject of numerous magazine and newspaper stories, documentaries and even a theatrical film. It can be a day of fun for a family with a few cans of spray paint. The Cadillac ranch, […]

10/8 Local Briefs

Police seeking identity of Caucasian female Clovis Police are seeking assistance in identifying a Caucasian female found Friday lying in an alley in the 3100 block Ross Street. Unable to relay information to emergency officials, she was taken to Plains Regional Medical Center for treatment before being transported to a Lubbock hospital, according to police. […]

Howe, Sarah

Sarah Howe Services: Have been held. Sarah Timm Howe, 97, of Fort Sumner, died Thursday, April 28, 2005, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 22, 1907, in Lawton, Okla., to Arthur G. and Dora Moore Wright. When she was 6, her family moved to Fort Sumner in a covered wagon. She […]