Robinson, Annie

Annie Robinson Services:Have been held. Annie Robinson, 89, of Artesia, died Thursday, March 17, 2005 at Laurel Ridge Care Center in Clovis. She was born June 21, 1915 in Hayworth, Okla. to Marion West and the former Mary Elizabeth Martin. She attended school at Clarksville, Texas. She married Charles Robinson in 1936. During WWII, Annie […]

Robinson’s improvement a boost for thin Clovis team

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Clovis senior Damian Robinson works on his hurdle technique Wednesday during practice at the high school. Robinson has the fastest time in the 110-meter hurdles in the state so far this year. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer After failing to qualify for the state track meet last season, Clovis senior […]

CHS track teams second in Carlsbad

CNJ staff CARLSBAD — Both the Clovis boys and girls track teams opened its season by finishing second to Alamogordo at the Carlsbad Invitational on Saturday. For the Wildcats, Damien Robinson won both the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles. Robinson’s time of 14.92 seconds in the 110M automatically qualifies him for the state meet at the […]

Trial date set for one accused brother

Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — A trial date has been set for one of two Portales brothers accused in the April slaying of 19-year-old Amber Robinson. Richard Baca, 18, will go to trial May 16-25, on charges of first-degree murder and tampering with evidence, senior prosecutor Donna Mowrer said. Clifford Baca, 20, also appeared Thursday before […]

Second Portales brother arraigned on murder charge

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers A second Portales man was arraigned on first-degree murder charges on Monday in connection with the death of a Portales woman who was found buried in a back yard. Clifford Baca, 20, is accused in the April slaying of Amber Robinson, 19, in the north part of Portales. Baca faces […]

ENMU continues Texas high school pipeline

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Marcus Robinson admits living in Portales will be an adjustment from the bright lights of Dallas. Still, with two of his former high school teammates from Dallas-area R.L. Turner High School on board at Eastern New Mexico University, he doesn’t anticipate many problems. Robinson, a 6-foot, 205-pound fullback, […]

Henry, Raymond

Raymond J. “Mutt” Henry, 80, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. He was born on Sept. 18, 1924, in Howard County, Texas, to Arvil Clyde and Bertha Lee Key Henry. He married Melva “Jo” Burch on July 22, 1944, in Rock Lake. He worked in General Maintenance for the […]

Second brother charged with murder in April slaying of Portales teen

Freedom Newspapers A second man was indicted Thursday of first-degree murder in the death of a woman whose body was found buried in his back yard. Clifford Baca, 20, also faces charges of tampering with evidence and contributing to the delinquency of a minor in connection with the death of 19-year-old Amber Robinson, according to […]

Robinson, Martha

Martha Robinson Services: Have been held. Martha Jo Robinson, 80, of Amherst, Texas, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004 at the Harmonee House in Amherst. She was born on Aug. 28, 1924, in Chillichothe, Texas, to Elmer and Mary Lance. She married Leon Robinson on Feb. 28, 1948, in Amherst. She moved with her family to […]

Basketball prep notes

By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer No, the score wasn’t a typo. The Clovis Christian girls really did beat Bible Heritage of Amarillo 69-7. Lady Eagles Tasha Daale, Sidnee Pool, Samantha Barnett and Tiffany Medeiros each outscored Bible Heritage by themselves. The Lady Eagles (5-6) were up 27-2 after the first quarter and outscored Bible […]