Mother, cousins help take bite out of Clovis crime

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Tim Morrison, Erica Carr-Romero (with her K-9 dog, Karlo) and Sheila Morrison work in law enforcement. CNJ photo by Rick White By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor On Sunday mornings, during breakfast at a Clovis restaurant, a family of law-enforcement personnel speaks in a code guests at surrounding tables don’t typically understand. Clovis Police dispatcher […]

Police look into possible robbery of bank customer

Staff reports Police on Sunday were investigating a possible robbery at a Clovis bank that resulted in a woman being transported to Plains Regional Medical Center. Mary Romero, 44, of Clovis, told officers she was making a deposit at New Mexico Bank & Trust, 709 Pile, when she was hit in the back of the […]

Cardenas, Eloy

Eloy Cardenas Services: Have been held. Eloy Cardenas, 89, of Muleshoe, died Monday, June 21, 2004, in Muleshoe. He was born on Feb. 4, 1915, in Maxwell. He married Celia Romero in 1964, in Muleshoe. He was a World War II veteran in the Army spending three and one half years as a prisoner of […]

Clovis host to Hispanic Baptists

By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer One of the smaller Southern Baptist churches in Clovis hosted a state Baptist convention this week. It wasn’t the main New Mexico Baptist Convention, which counts hundreds of churches and tens of thousands of members, but rather the Hispanic Baptist Convention of New Mexico. While small — the […]

Clovis is sizzling in summer heat

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Rodrick Dean, 7, of Clovis, spread out as he dries off on the concrete surrounding the pool at Potter Park Saturday during the Juneteenth Celebration. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Mike Linn: CNJ News Editor A few days ago Dennis Shaw was plowing his dryland wheat field near Ranchvale when the air conditioner in […]

Main Street pursuit ends without injury

CNJ STAFF A vehicle pursuit through town ended without injury Wednesday afternoon at the corner of Second and Sheldon streets, where a Clovis man was arrested amid an array of police and area onlookers. Edgar Perales, 41, brother of Curry County Commissioner Ed Perales, is charged with aggravated assault on a police officer; aggravated fleeing […]

Romero, Francisco

Francisco Romero Services: Have been held. Francisco H. “Roscoe” Romero, 73, of Clovis, a retired cook, died April 24, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Sept. 17,1930, in Clovis, to Roman Sr. and Margarita Baca Romero. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis and member of Our Lady of […]

Small-town post offices are crucial part of rural communities

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor ST. VRAIN — Across the highway from the train tracks, where the pavement meets a sun-baked dirt road, sits the St. Vrain Post Office. A beacon for a community not even recognized by the United States census, the post office adds character to a town dotted with just a […]

Local teachers focus on children

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Bella Vista Elementary teacher Melissa Romero helps kindergartner Elizabeth Brown in the computer lab Wednesday at the school. This week marks Teacher Appreciation Week throughout the country. Tuesday was National Teacher Day. CNJ photo: Eric Kluth. By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer This week marks Teacher Appreciation Week throughout the country and Tuesday was National […]

Queen, Dolores

Dolores M. Queen, 65, of Clovis died Saturday, April 3, 2004, at Lubbock Heart Hospital in Lubbock. She was born April 9, 1938, in Clovis to Bill and Julia Yslas Romero. She married John Queen on March 30, 1968, in Clovis. She was a homemaker and mother. She was a member at Our Lady of […]

Casaus, Edward

Edward Casaus Services: Hve been held. Edward “Eddie” Casaus, 51, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 17, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on June 18, 1952, to John L. and Virginia Trujillo Casaus. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was discharged in 1974. He lived in Clovis, Los […]

Brasser, Preston

Preston Brasser Services: Have been held. Preston Louis Brasser, 61, of Clovis died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Jan. 21, 1943, in Escanaba, Mich., to Irving and Vivian Keene Brasser. He came to Clovis in 1979. He was a retired Chief Master Sergeant from the […]

Anniversaries 2/29 – Romero, Sandoval

Romero Eddie and Darlene Romero of Clovis celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Feb. 24, 2004, with a family celebration. The couple was married on Feb. 24, 1979, in Clovis. They have three children and five grandchildren. He is employed with Nick Griego Construction. She is a housewife. Sandoval Lucio and Mary Ann Sandoval of […]

Romero, Manuel

Manuel M. Romero, 74, of Fort Sumner died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at his home. He was born on June 17, 1929, to Higinio and Ricardita Martinez Romero. He attended school at Fort Sumner. He married Annie Griego on Nov. 17, 1961, in Clovis. He worked as an orderly for Pecos Valley Care Center for […]

Romero, Nicolasa Maria

Nicolasa Maria Romero Services: Have been held. Nicolasa “Nicky” Maria Romero, 66, of Clovis died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at her home. She was born on March 18, 1937, in Pastura to Juan and Estephanita Dimas Mares. She was a counselor for the State of New Mexico. She came to Clovis six years ago. She […]

St. Mike’s hoping for third consecutive title in Class 3A basketball

By Dave Wagner The St. Michael’s Horsemen may have been 2-8 before this week’s Milk Cow Classic at Rock Staubus Gym, but don’t count them out just yet in their bid for a third consecutive Class 3A state boys basketball title. The Santa Fe-based school was busy earlier this month adding some football hardware to […]

Jaramillo, Frank “Popo”

Frank Alberto “Popo” Jaramillo, 85, of Roswell died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. He was born on Sept. 11, 1918, in Plaza Vieja to Jose and Antonia Abeyta Jaramillo. He met his wife, Julianita Lucero, in the third grade. They married on Jan. 8, 1940. He lived in […]

Arvizu, Hilda

HILDA ARVIZU Services: Have been held. Hilda Arvizu, 90, of Roswell, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003. She was born on Sept. 1, 1913, in Azusa, Calif., to Pedro and Ramona Romero. She married Ruben Arvizu on Jan. 4, 1930, in Arvin, Calif. She was a resident of Roswell since 1976 where she was a homemaker. […]

Marino, Tommy

Tommy Marino Services: Have been held. Tommie Marino, 72, of Clovis, died Oct. 31, 2003, at her home in Clovis. She was born March 7, 1931, in Gill, Colo., to Jose and Della Lopez Gallegos. She was a lifetime resident of Clovis. She married Joe D. Marino on Oct. 7, 1951, in Clovis. She worked […]

Pubic Record 11/21

Marriage Licenses Arnulfo Nunez, 19, and Yolanda Nazarena Rodarte, 18, both Clovis Tracy Lavor Egans, 26, and Linda Sue Bolanos, 21, both Clovis Larry Victor Kentzell Jr., 22, and Christie Michelle Martinez, 20, both Clovis Lester Davis Pullings Jr., 23, and Latoya Tujuan Artis, 21, both Clovis Michael Dayton Metcalf, 40, Clovis, and Carey Leigh […]