Weddings — April 3

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Galvan Rachel Galvan and Ricky Ramos Sr. of Clovis will be joined in marriage April 16, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Clovis. The Rev. Dr. Kermitt Little will perform the double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Maria and Jessie Valero of Clovis. The bridegroom is the son of the late Alejos […]

Wren cherishes his days as OU Sooner

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Courtesy photo: Ricky Wren Ricky Wren, right, played four seasons at Oklahoma. Ricky Wren’s football career was almost over before he reached high school — he hated two-a-days so much he wanted to quit, but his mother wouldn’t let him. He went on to star at Clovis High and played four seasons at nose guard […]

Grover, Byron “Bud”

Byron R. “Bud” Grover, 71, of Midland, died on Friday, March 10, 2006. The family will receive friends Monday, March 13, 2006, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home in Midland. Arrangements are by Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com U.S. Army Pfc. […]

Police seize drugs in traffic stop

By Andy Jackson: CNj staff writer Police arrested a Clovis couple Friday during a traffic stop near Texico and seized more than 56 pounds of marijuana, according to a release from the Curry County Sheriff’s Office. A Region V Drug Task Force Agent investigated Ricky Martinez, 40, of Clovis for six weeks through a confidential […]

Reporter’s notebook: Firefighters honored at banquet

Lt. Ricky Mitchell of the Clovis Fire Department has worked over the years to foster strong working relationships, demonstrate a high level of competency as a firefighter and improve his skills as an Emergency Medical Technician assistant, his fire chief said. In recognition of those traits, Mitchell was presented the fireman of the year award […]

Johnston, Kay

Kay Johnston Services: Have been held. Kay Johnston, 59, of Portales died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Health Care Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 3, 1944, in Tucumcari to Louise and Bill Johnston. Her family moved to Portales from Levelland, Texas, in 1959. While she was in school, she worked […]

Gallegos, Ricardo “Ricky”

Ricardo “Ricky” Gallegos Services: Have been held. Ricardo “Ricky” Gallegos, 48, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at his home. He was born on Dec. 6, 1955, in Portales, to Sadie and Albino Gallegos. He attended Portales Public Schools and had worked for many years in Construction and Landscaping. Family members said he enjoyed […]

Sandoval, Richard “Ricky”

Richard Raymond “Ricky” Sandoval, 44, of Clovis, died Nov. 27, 2003, at Buena Vista Nursing and Retirement Center. He was born April 4, 1959, in Clovis to Joe Ines and Eloida Marie Saiz Sandoval. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Clovis. Survivors include his parents, Joe I. “Pepe” and Eloida […]

Cannon student faces tough test

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Samuel Spurgeon meets his hero, Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams, earlier this month in Miami. Samuel met Williams through the Make-a-Wish Foundation which grants special requests for seriously ill children. Courtesy photo. By Keith Pannell Ask any parent how it feels when their child is in pain and they’ll tell you it’s one of […]