District 67 state representative candidate profile: Dennis Roch

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Dennis Roch is a District 67 state representative candidate. Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 67 state representative candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Name: Dennis J. Roch Age: 34 Occupation: Assistant superintendent, Tucumcari Public […]

District 67 state representative candidate profile: Van Robertson

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Van Robertson is a District 67 state representative candidate. Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 67 state representative candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. State representativeDistrict 67 Name: Van Robertson Age: 54 Occupation: Rancher Party […]

Q&A: Border fence won’t solve issues

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico Name: Heather Wilson Candidate for: U.S. Senate Education: Air Force Academy graduate, Rhodes Scholar Experience: U.S. Congress nine years, Cabinet secretary for New Mexico’s Children, Youth and Families department, National Security Council Staff at the White House during the fall of the Berlin Wall and collapse of the Warsaw […]

Religions unite over outlandish enemy

By Leonard Pitts: Syndicated columnist I offer three cheers for Katherine Harris. Harris has brought this nation together, done a more effective job of uniting people than any prayer breakfast, sensitivity class or Benetton ad I’ve ever seen. Thanks to her, Christians and Jews, Muslims and atheists, Republicans and Democrats are now standing as one […]

Longtime Republican legislator beat odds

Don McAlavy : Local Columnist A career in politics began for a young man in 1960. Back in 1960, a young farmer decided he’d run for position as state representative of Curry County, the job held by Frank Foster. Now right there you have to admire this farmer for his courage — Foster was like […]

Keith Gardner wins District 66 state representative seat

Bryant Million: Freedom Newspapers Incumbent Keith Gardner of Roswell was the overwhelming winner for the District 66 Republican state representative seat in Tuesday’s Roosevelt County primary. Gardner garnered 69 percent of the vote, with 94 percent of the 163 precincts counted, to easily fend off a challenge by Lucille B. Tucker of Roswell. Gardner is […]

Campos addresses Democrats

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Rep. Jose Campos, D-Santa Rosa, talks with local Democrats Monday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. (Staff photo: John Eisel) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Rep. Jose Campos, D-Santa Rosa, reviewed a long list of legislative accomplishments at Monday’s Curry Democratic Party Town Hall Meeting, which included funding for Pre-K and tax cuts for low-income […]

How they voted: Election results

CNJ staff The following represents unnofficial totals based on information obtained from the Secretery of State Web site and the Curry and Roosevelt County courthouses. President of the United States: Republican • (I) George W. Bush — 26,354 votes. United States Representative, District 3: Democrat • (I) Tom Udall — 26,944 votes. Republican • Gregory […]

Primary Ballot

The following local, state and national primary candidates will be on local ballots on June 1, election day. President of the United States George W. Bush, Republican David Cobb, Green Party Paul Glover, Green Kent Mesplay, Green Carol Miller, Green Lorna Salzman, Green United States Representative, District 3 Tom Udall, Democrat Gregory M. Tucker, Republican […]

Ryan, Betty Lou

Betty Lou Ryan Service: Will be held at a later date. Betty Lou Ryan, 71, a retired Avon representative, died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at her home in Clovis. She was born July 16, 1932, in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., to Harold and Bernice Bonnett Green. A family member said Mrs. Ryan was involved in […]