Flag bans set dangerous precedent

By Helena Rodriguez: Freedom Newspapers I’ve heard both sides of the Confederate flag debate, once as a student participating in an online intercultural communication class discussion, and last summer, as an instructor teaching an Upward Bound class in multicultural history. In both debates, the overwhelming consensus was the Confederate flag is more divisive and is […]

Green, Brandon D.

Mr. Brandon Dale Green, 31, of Portales, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at his home in Portales. He was born Jan. 11, 1974, in Amarillo to Gary and Roxanna Green. He came to live with his grandmother in 1987. Family members said he loved fishing, talking on the phone with friends and collecting knives. He […]

Paul Wood

Paul Wood Services: 3 p.m. Thursday at Central Baptist in Clovis Mr. Paul L. Wood, 72, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 27, 1933, in Pawhuska, Okla., to Clyde and Florence Wood. He married Fran Seckinger on Aug. 8, 1951 in El Reno, Okla. He was a […]

Local 10U team third in nationals

CNJ staff The Clovis New Breed 10-and-under boys basketball team won four of six games over the weekend to place third in the Inland Empire AAU West Coast national boys basketball tournament, played at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. New Breed, coached by David Dawson, went 2-1 in pool play on Thursday and […]

Clovis team headed for nationals

By John Eisel: CNj sports writer While many of their peers were sleeping off nights of PlayStation2 and television, a group of elementary schools boys were counting off as they put up layups last week at Marshall Junior High School. When they stopped counting, coach David Dawson would add to the total. By the time […]

Ingle, Mildred

Mildred Ingle Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mildred Nymeyer Ingle, 92, of Reno, Nev., died Monday, May 17, 2004, in Reno. She was born on July 30, 1911, in Loving, to Bernice and Ora Nymeyer. She was a resident of Clovis for almost 60 years. She was a member of Central Baptist Church, worked for […]

Brizendine, Jesse

Jesse Brizendine Services: Have been held. Mr. Jesse Brizendine, 90, of Clovis, died Oct. 27, 2003, at All Care Assisted Living in Clovis. He was born on June 23, 1913, in Clovis, to Barnie and Eula Edwards Brizendine. He was raised and married in Clovis before moving west to Phoenix, Los Angeles, and Bakersfield, Calif., […]

Wright, Jewel

Jewel Wright Services: Have been held. Ms. Jewel Wright, 96, of Belen, died Sunday, July 6, 2003. She was born June 4, 1907, in Mississippi, to James Whinery and Leona Jones. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Belen where she was a dedicated Sunday school teacher for many years. In […]