Melrose romps to easy win in quarterfinals

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer MELROSE — Carlos Ruiz was back in action Friday night and provided the Melrose Buffaloes with a big lift. Not that they needed a whole lot. The top-ranked and top-seeded Buffs opened defense of their state six-man title with a 48-0 quarterfinal victory over Roy-Wagon Mound. Melrose (10-0) advances […]

Buffs host Longhorns in playoffs

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The formations look the same, Melrose coach Dickie Roybal said, even if the personnel — and the team name — have changed. The defending six-man state champion and top-seeded Buffaloes begin their title defense at 7 p.m. today contest against Roy-Wagon Mound at Melrose. Roybal noted the last time […]

Uncle charged in connection with injured boy

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers The uncle of a 10-month-old boy who fell from a deck on Oct. 4 has been arrested in connection with the case. Derek Parker, 22, of Clovis, was charged with abandonment abuse of a child, a first-degree felony, Portales Police Capt. Lonnie Berry said. Parker turned himself into Portales police […]

Child who fell still in ICU

Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — A 10-month-old Portales boy was still in intensive care Wednesday in a Lubbock hospital after falling from a balcony. Dominic Roy fell 9 1/2 feet onto a sidewalk early Tuesday afternoon at his family’s residence at 620 Ave. E in Portales. He is the son of Jeremy and Kristen Roy of […]

Gibson, Ethel

Ethel Gibson Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ethel Gibson, 80, of Clovis died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at home. She was born June 27, 1925, in Pennsylvania to Homer and Elizabeth Miller Gill. She was a member of Central Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons , Roy Gibson (and, wife Cherie) of North […]

Roy, John

John Roy Services: Have been held. John L. Roy, 58, died Friday, July 1, 2005, at his home in Lubbock. Roy was born on March 1, 1947, in Paducah, Texas. He was raised in Carlsbad. He attended the Carlsbad public schools, Odessa Commercial College and NMSU, Carlsbad Branch. He married Jolene Smith Roy on June […]

Cordova,Corrina

Corrina Cordova Services: Have been held. Corrina Cordova, 83, of El Segundo, Calif., died Thursday, June 9, 2005 at her home. She was born on Jan. 23, 1922, in Roy. She had been living in California for 45 years. She was a member of the Catholic church. Survivors include her husband, Zack Cordova of El […]

Wissman, June

June Wissman  Services:Have beewn held. Mrs. June Langstaff Wissman, 86, of Clovis, died Friday, June 3, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 7, 1918, in Fresno, Calif., to Roy and Gladys Wright. She moved to Clovis from southern California in 1977. She married Walter Wissman in 1992. Family […]

Howard, Roy

Roy Howard Services: Have been held. Roy C. Howard Sr., 92, of Phoenix, died Friday, April 8, 2005, at Desert Sky Nursing Home in Phoenix. He was born on Nov, 11, 1912 in Motley County, Texas. From 1955 until 1997 he was a general contractor in Alamogordo. He was preceded in death by his wife, […]

Clovis handling Golden Gloves

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Chonte Walker, 19, of Clovis, spars Wednesday at the boxing gym in the Roy Walker Community Center. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer For most of the 15 or so Clovis fighters who train at the Roy Walker Recreation Center, the hours of jumping rope, hitting the punching bag and sparring, […]

Cones, Clarence

Services: have been held. Clarence Cones, 70, of Fort Sumner, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on March 5, 1934, in Cuervo, to Johnny H. and Edna Harrison Cones. He was raised in Cuervo, Santa Rosa, and made his home in Fort Sumner in 1945. He […]

ENMU football signs two

Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University football coach Mark Ribaudo has announced the signing of two incoming freshmen to national letters of intent — safety Adrian Dorsey of R.L. Turner High School in Irving, Texas, and linebacker Tim Roy of Copperas Cove (Texas) High School. Dorsey and Roy bring to nine the total […]

Shaw, Kenneth A.

Kenneth A. Shaw Services: Have been held. Mr. Kenneth A. Shaw, 55, of Portales, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2005, in Orlando, Fla. He was born on Jan. 28, 1949, in Raton, to Lorene and James A. Shaw. He graduated from Roy High School in 1965. He then came to Portales to attend the university and […]

Prep Scores 1/28

Friday The Associated Press GIRLS Clovis 64, Cibola 46 Albuquerque Academy 64, Goddard 51 Bernalillo 42, Cobre 30 Cimarron 69, Springer 27 Des Moines 65, Roy 43 Dexter 67, Eunice 40 Espanola Valley 51, Capital 44 Hope Christian 43, Thoreau 38 Laguna-Acoma 51, Sandia Prep 42 Los Alamos 62, Taos 32 Los Lunas 40, Las […]

Landess, Roy Sr.

Roy Landess Sr. Services: Have been held. Mr. Roy G. Landess Sr., 75, of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 27, 2004, at Prairie Acres in Friona, Texas. He was born on June 22, 1929, in Roosevelt County, to Boss and Bessie Landess. He went to work for the Santa Fe Railroad in 1955 and retired in […]

Garcia, Dathan Ray

Dathan Ray Garcia Services: Have been held. Dathan Garcia, 17, of Tucumcari, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, in Portales. He was born on April 1, 1987, in Clayton, to Danny and Janie Garcia. He was a junior at Logan High School. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. He was […]

Trampe, Agnes

Agnes Trampe Services:Have been held. Agnes Trampe, 92, of Logan, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on June 8, 1912, in Roy, to Morris and Mary Baker. She was a secretary for a hearing aid company in Defiance, Ohio, for many years. She moved back to […]

Rivera, Sofia

Sofia Rivera Services: Have been held. Sofia Rivera, 87, of Clovis, died Sunday, April 18, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 6, 1916, in Millersview, Texas, to Sixto Terrazas and Leandra Guzman. She was a homemaker and a member of Iglesia Bautista Belen Church in Clovis. She married […]

Smith, Roy

Roy Smith Services: Have been held. Roy Smith, 76, of Amarillo, died Thursday, March 4, 2004, in Amarillo. He was born on April 12, 1927, in Downey, Calif., to Troy and Gladys Smith. He worked as a truck driver and a heavy equipment operator for many years. He was a veteran of World War II, […]

Wheeler, D.L.

D.L. Wheeler Services: Have been held. D.L. Wheeler, 86, of Roy died Monday, April 12, 2004, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born on Sept. 6, 1917, in Sapulpa, Okla., to Ethel and Henry L. Wheeler. He was raised on a cotton farm in Oklahoma. He married Nona Pearl Lucas on Dec. 24, 1938, in […]