Lady Cats get nod in 4-5A

Rick White The graduation of Hobbs standout Adrianne Ross has changed the dynamics of District 4-5A. Without a dominant player like Ross — or Clovis’ Cisti Greenwalt (1999-2001), the district girls 2004 basketball race appears more wide open than it’s been in recent years. District coaches are predicting a three-team race, with Clovis as the […]

Robinson, James

James Robinson Services: Have been held. James Fred Robinson, 92, of Lovington died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003, at the Good Samaritan Center in Lovington. He was born on July 3, 1911, in Lovington. He married Loeta Fowler on Oct. 18, 1930, in Lovington. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church since 1923. […]

Police Blotter 1/17

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: After noticing a vehicle approaching the corner of Prince and 14th at a high rate of speed, police clocked it by radar as traveling 45 mph in a 35 mph zone before it turned in to the parking lot of a bar, […]

Williams, Jessie

JESSIE WILLIAMS Services: Have been held. Jessie Bell Williams, 79, of Clovis, a preschool teacher, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born April 12, 1924, in Galveston, Texas, to Theodore and Gertie Davis Thompson. She married Cash Brown on Sept. 18, 1942, in Matagorda County, Texas. She married […]

Ross, Walter Elbert

Services: Have been held. Walter Elbert Ross, 86, of Albuquerque, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2003, in Albuquerque. He was born on Feb. 7, 1917, in Arkansas, to Walter and Mary Elizabeth Clement Ross. While living in Grapevine, Ark., his family owned Walter Ross and Sons Grocery. After he moved to Albuquerque he was a salesman […]

Creamer, Ross

Ross Creamer Services: Have been held. Mr. A. Ross Creamer, 82, of Portales, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2003, at Baylor Hospital in Garland, Texas. He was born on July 21, 1921, in Dickens, Texas, to Joseph Wesley and Winnie Battle Creamer. He married Marie South on Feb. 2, 1941, in Portales. He was a veteran […]

Lady Eagles Beat Clovis

Special to the CNJ HOBBS — Clovis junior Roxanne Luera nearly capped off an improbable comeback, but her 3-pointer just before the buzzer came up just short as Hoibbs held on to beat Clovis 64-61 in te District 4-5A girls basketball tournament championship game Saturday at Ralph Tasker Arena. Clovis (17-8) trailed by as many […]