Fails, Randolph “Randy”

Randolph Warren “Randy” Fails, 80, of Odessa, Texas, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006 at Avalon Place. He was born April 27, 1925 in Portales. He served in the U.S. Navy for more three years during World War II. He was married to Lillie Owens for 18 years. He held many jobs after the Navy. Family […]

Finch/Beevers wedding

CNJ Staff Melanie Finch and Jeremy Beevers of Clovis were joined in marriage Nov. 12, 2005. The honorable Vicki Kelley performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Joel and Jane Finch of Clovis. She is the granddaughter of Melvin and LaVon Crubaugh of Clovis and Bill and Emma Finch of Una, S.C. The […]

Johnye “Noni” Eubank

Johnye “Noni” Eubank Services: 11 a.m. (CDT) today at First Baptist Church of Farwell. Johnye “Noni” Eubank, 92, of Farwell, died Saturday at her daughter’s residence in Paradise, Texas. She was born April 29, 1913, to William Madison and Annie Berta Smith in Ratcliff, Texas. She married Horace Eubank in Vernon, Texas, on Jan. 22, […]

Gomez, Anthony “Antone”

Anthony “Antone” Gomez, 48, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005 in his Clovis home. He was born Feb. 5, 1957, in Clovis to Joe and Marie Sisneros Gomez. He was a butcher for Stancell’s grocery store and a member of My Father’s House Church in Clovis. Family members said he loved motorcycle riding. He is preceded […]

Portales names super finalists

Freedom Newspapers Portales school officials Tuesday named five finalists for their superintendent’s position. • David Briseno, principal at La Casita Elementary in Clovis and federal programs director for the district. • Jack Burch, superintendent at Elida schools. • Robert Crane, science teacher at Muleshoe High School. • Randy Fowler, a field service agent for the […]

Farwell native killed in Wisconsin shooting

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By Leslie Radford: CNJ Staff writer Will Anderson remembers Randy Gregory as one of “the two finest unicyclists in town” — with Anderson being the other. He remembers Gregory’s “bright silver caps” after getting his two front teeth knocked out around age 7. He also remembers them tapping out messages in Morse code to people […]

Ball, Randy

Services: Have been held. Randy Ball, 53, of Logan, died Monday, March 7, 2005, at home. He was born on July 8, 1951, in San Diego, to Garner and Ysleta Ball. He was a carpenter and avid fisherman. Survivors include his wife, Lou Ball of Logan; his parents; a sister, Debra Ball of Dimmitt, Texas; […]

Crook, Linnie

Services: have been held. Mrs. Linnie Mae Donoho Crook, 85, of Farwell, died Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on July 3, 1919, in Elsmore, Kan., to Leonard and Bessie Mae Donoho. She married Howard Ruben Clark on June 14, 1934, in Fort Scott, Kan. They moved […]

Holiday spending surprises retailers

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Positive thinking and confidence in the Clovis economy may have contributed to a strong holiday season for local retailers. Local store owners and managers have seen a healthy bump in sales this month, and some are saying the perception of a strong Clovis economy may be part of the […]

Moore, Randy C.

Randy C. Moore Services: Have been held. Randolph “Randy” Cleo Moore, 54, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born June 21, 1950, in Clovis, to Charles Hughes Moore and Georgian Mozelle Phillips Moore. He graduated from Clovis High School in 1968. He served in Vietnam in […]

McDaniel, Donnie W.

Donnie Wayne McDaniel Services: Have been held. Donnie Wayne McDaniel, 52, of Clovis died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at his home. He was born on Dec. 9, 1951, in Clovis to Lonnie and Janel Pack McDaniel. He was a lifetime resident of the Melrose and Clovis area. He was the owner of the Green Acres […]

Gras, Bobby

Bobby Gras Services: Have been held. Bobby Gras, 47, of Levelland, Texas, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2003, at Covenant Lakeside Hospital in Lubbock. He was born May 28, 1956, in Portales. In 1979 he moved to Levelland from Portales. He was active in league bowling in Levelland and was on a number of championship teams. […]