Mustangs maul Melrose

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Mountainair’s Nathaniel Romero pulls down Melrose sophomore Zach Pack during the second quarter of Friday’s 8-man game in Melrose. Mountainair defeated Melrose 42-6. (Staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer MELROSE — Mountainair converted its first six fourth-down plays, including two for touchdowns, and beat Melrose 42-6 Friday in an 8-man game. […]

Area Marines could be recalled into service

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Clovis Police Detective Roman Romero plans to re-enlist in the Marine Corps. Romero said the troops in Iraq deserve a break. CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Clovis Police Detective Roman Romero said he plans to renew his reserve contract with the Marine Corps in coming weeks even though it […]

Romero, Louisa

Louisa Romero of Fort Sumner died Sunday, June 24, 2006, at University Medical Center in Lubbock from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. She was born in Ricardo to Highino Romero and the former Ricardita Martinez. She attended school at Ricardo. She made her home in Fort Sumner for many years, where she was employed […]

Marquez, Frances L.

Frances L. Marquez, 85, of Milagro, died Saturday, May 6, 2006, at her son’s home in Milagro. Born April 26, 1921, in Duran to Candido and Carolina Maes Lucero, she married Roberto Marquez in 1940. They were cattle ranchers in the Milagro area. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Luis Lucero; […]

Romero, Virginia “Ginny”

Virginia “Ginny” Romero, 62, of Clovis died Monday, May 1, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born April 7, 1944, to Onesimo J. and Emma Leyba Encinias in Melrose. She married Raymond Romero on Dec. 16, 1972, in Clovis. She was a homemaker and member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Family […]

Lockwood honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Itzel Cobos, Dexter Delgado, Karimah Hulett, Aaron Martinez, Jason Mirabal, Devin Mitchell, Eric Palaia, Dylan Smith, Lynzie Starrit, Bejia Stroud A/B: Marybel Bonney, Elizabeth Gardea, Ryan Glover, Aurayana Gonzalez, Juan Gutierrez, Kehshauna Jones, Francisco Lopez, Steve Lopez, John […]

Cameo honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Terence Barela, Jaquan Franklin, Delino Lewis, Kimberly Reid, Fred Schilling A/B: Mary Allison Almond, Alisia Amaro, Robert Bruhn, Tamia Carter, LeAnna Foust, Harlie Galaviz, DesMariah Garcia, Josh Garcia, Jonathan Garcia, Marcello Garza, Andrew Hernandez, Adan Martinez, Estevan Romero, […]

4-2 James Bickley honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Mariah Chavez, Rynea East, Erick Granillo, Taylor Jones, Ananda Lewis, Tyler Rogers A/B: Eddie Cabrera, Veronica Lopez, Savana Nelson, Alejandro Perez, Rheanna Sammons, Rachel Webber-Eichem, Ashton Whitaker Fourth Grade A: Hannah Dillon, Chase Loomis. A/B: Christopher Chavez, Andres […]

Sena, Santos

Santos Sena, 2, of Portales died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born April 28, 2003, in Clovis, to Sonia DeLaCruz and Ricky Sena. Survivors include his mother and step-father, Sonia DeLaCruz and Lupe Chavez of Portales; his father, Ricky Sena of Clovis; two brothers, Ramon Sena and A. J. […]

Valdez, Christopher B.

Christopher Benito Valdez, 4 months and 26 days, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, in Clovis. He is preceded in death by his great-grandfather, Angel Martinez; and his great-uncle, Lupe. He is survived by his mother, Dellia Romero of Clovis; father Benito Valdez of Clovis; a brother Gustavo Angel Valdez of Clovis; grandparents Fred and Tita […]

Sandoval, Maria del Carmen Marquez

Mrs. Maria del Carmen Marquez Sandoval, 98, of Clovis, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 10, 1907, in La Loma, to Onofre and Mariana Griego Marquez. Family members said she loved to dance, was happy for all of her life and dearly loved her family and friends. […]

Michael Angel Romero

Michael Angel Romero, infant, died, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Jan. 19, 2006. He is survived by his mother, Angelica Villarreal of Clovis; his father, Michael Romero of Clovis; grandparents, Elida Gonzales of Clovis, and Roger Romero (and wife, Joann) of Clovis; and great-grandparents, Jessie Gonzales […]

Pacheco, Benigno

Benigno Sena “Benny”’ Pacheco, 78, of Clovis died Friday, Nov. 25, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center He was born March 30, 1927, in Wilcox, Ariz., to Rudolfo and Arcelia Sena Pacheco. He married Tiodora “Lola” Griego Sept. 4, 1950, in Hereford, Texas. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was […]

2/4 Cameo honor roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: LeAnna Foust, Adan Martinez, Kimberly Reid, Juan San Juan A/B Honor Roll: Mary Allison Almond, Robert Bruhn, Tamia Carter, Jaquan Franklin, Harlie Galaviz, DesMariah Garcia, Esteban Gonzales, Estevan Romero, Joshua Torres, Justyn Wright, Fred Schilling, Edwin McFatridge, Delino Lewis, Terence Barela, Alisia Amaro Fourth Grade A Honor Roll: Max Rodriquez, […]

2/4 Sandia honor roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: Audrey Gabaldon, Brady Harlin, Richard Hernandez, Jonah Lucero, Marisa Michael, Patrick Smith, Cory Taylor. A/B Honor Roll: Miriam Alcocer, Teresa Carey, Tate Eppler, Brian Finch, Jada Gooden, Shelby Jones, Abby Powers, Jeff Searcy, Estevan Vasquez. Fourth Grade A Honor Roll: Tayelor Chavez, Matt Matelski, Allison Michael. A/B Honor Roll: Andrea […]

Honor Roll: Cameo Elementary School

CNJ Staff Cameo Elementary School,/b> Third Grade: A Honor Roll – Jaquan Franklin, J.J. San Juan, Terence Barella, Fred Schilling. Third Grade: A/B Honor Roll- Mary-Allison Almond, LeAnna Foust, Harlie Galaviz, DesMariah Garcia, Josh Garcia, Esteban Gonzales, Adan Martinez, Kimberly Reid, Estevan Romero, Joshua Torres, Alisia Amaro, Marcello Garza, Roderick Turner, Delino Lewis. Fourth Grade: […]

Paublin R. Romero

Paublin R. Romero, 65, of Milagro died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005 at his residence. He was born Aug, 8, 1939, in Pastura to Paublin and Cleotilde Armijo Romero. He was raised in Pastura and Milagro. He married Emma Martinez on Sept. 26, 1959, in Santa Rosa. He worked as a ranch hand. He was a […]

Mary “LaLa” Romero

Mary “LaLa” Romero, 74, of Clovis, died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at her home. She was born May 11, 1931, in Clovis to Frank and Dolores Zamora Sanchez. She married Joe “Maro” Romero on Aug. 22, 1949, in Clovis. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Family members said she […]

Police searching for suspects in marijuana find

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer Police are searching for multiple suspects they believe were attempting to transport a large quantity of marijuana on a passenger bus. Clovis Police discovered more than 54 pounds of pre-packaged marijuana in two suitcases Monday afternoon at the Greyhound Bus Station on Pile Street. The estimated street value of […]

Underground water supplies protected

CNJ staff Curry County’s underground water basin boundary has been extended. That means more paperwork for those who want to drill water or build a well, said director of the New Mexico Water Resource Allocation Program John Romero. State Engineer John D’Antonio declared administration rights over six new underground water basins and extended the boundaries […]