Cannon Reserve recruiter makes fiscal year goals

Janet Taylor-Birkey Tech. Sgt. James Ring, a three year in-service Air Force recruiter stationed at Cannon, has not only met his yearly goal in recruiting, but has exceeded it. Sergeant Ring will have reached 112 percent of his goal by the end of September, the end of the recruiting year. All Airmen separating from active-duty […]

Some AF Reserve bonuses now $15,000

Airman Thomas Trower “One weekend a month, two weeks a year.” We’ve all seen or heard the slogan for the Air Force Reserve on the television, radio and Internet. What many may not know is that the Reserve has increased the maximum enlistment bonuses from $8,000 to $15,000 for selected Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs). […]

2/12 Weddings

Jackson/Brooks Kelly Jackson and Jeffrey Brooks, both of Albuquerque, were joined in marriage Jan. 7, 2006 at First United Methodist Church in Albuquerque. The Revs. Donna Kay Jackson and David Okerberg performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Dr. Douglas and Rev. Donna Kay Jackson of Edgewood, NM The groom is the […]

Lost ring returned decades later

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Ethel Ridley hands Glenn Williams his Class of 1973 Grady High School ring Monday at the Senior Citizen Resident Center in Clovis. Ridley found the ring in the sand at Ute Lake in the 1980s. (Staff photo: Ryn Gargulinski) By Ryn Gargulinski When Ethel Ridley stepped out of her truck at Ute Lake one day […]

1/2 Wedding, Honors

Shuckman/Fox Ashley Carol Shuckman of Plano, Texas, and Jeffrey Lynn Fox of Mc Kinney, Texas, were joined in marriage Oct. 16, 2004, at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano. The Rev. Patrick Berry performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of George and Ann Shuckman of Clovis. The bridegroom is the son of Gaynell […]

Ring of pride

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Clovis senior Kady Urie, 17, who graduates in May, has had her ring for a year. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer High school class rings may have lost their luster. Rising prices and lack of interest has driven some students to bypass what once was a traditional symbol of school […]

Weddings 4/25 — Parham

Parham Tami Myers of Melrose and Jeffrey Parham of Hobbs were joined in marriage on April 9, 2004, at the home of the bride’s parents in Melrose. The Rev. Mitchell Gray performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Bill and Elaine Myers of Melrose. She is the granddaughter of Annie Willis of […]

Weddings 2/29 – Black, Lopez

Black Micah Lebeth Grau and Eric Stanley Black, both of Lubbock, were joined in marriage on Jan. 2, 2004, at Central Baptist Church in Clovis. The Rev. Paul Burwash and the Rev. Rody Chesser performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Wesley and Elnabeth Grau of Grady. She is the granddaughter of George […]

Weddings 2/8

Black Summer Raye Daniel and Benjamin Elbert Black were joined in marriage on Dec. 20, 2003, at the Trinity Christian Center Church in Muleshoe. Rob Hollis officiated the double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jim and Lynn Daniel of Muleshoe. She is the granddaughter of Bob and Bernell Miller of Quanah, Texas, […]

Indian trader has seen much history

Don McAlavy H. W. Rehorn says he is the oldest Indian trader in New Mexico. He has been at it 43 years. He is now 82 and still in the business in his Indian Shop of Triangle, inside Triangle Home Center on North Prince. He said a Clovis woman asked him to move here 28 […]

Sex-ring suspect arrested

By Darrell Todd Maurina Harry Robbs, the fourth person charged in connection with a child-sex ring in Clovis, was picked up about 1 p.m. Thursday by the United States Marshals Service while serving soup in a Santa Fe soup kitchen, Clovis police said. Robbs, 40, had been sought since a warrant for his arrest was […]

Hotel Clovis visionary dead at 67

From the editor’s desk Two obituaries caught my attention recently. Don Trull, 67, a retired Clovis business owner, died Thursday. Several months ago, he made known his intention to restore Hotel Clovis to its original glory and the newspaper published a couple of stories reporting that information. A lot of people had doubts about Trull’s […]

Police log

Samplings of recent calls received by the Clovis Police Department, according to police reports: Clovis police responded Wednesday afternoon to the 200 block of Olive to take a report of missing jewelry. According to police reports, two women’s diamond rings, a man’s diamond ring, and a silver jewelry box worth a total of $4,600 were […]