Story needs finishing; help sought

By Don McAlavy: CNJ Columnist At Duffy Sasser’s 90th birthday party an inevitable question was asked: “What is it that you, Duffy Sasser, wish to finish — what would you still like to achieve?” Here’s what Sasser had to say: “There does happen to be one project that I was absolutely unable to even make […]

Business feature: Historic shopping plaza demolished

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Courtesy photo Located on Seventh and Main streets, the Village Plaza was on one of the busiest intersections in town during it’s heyday, according to Duffy Sasser who operated the photo shop that fronted the plaza. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer All Duffy Sasser, 90, has to remember his first business are photographs and […]

April 6, 2008 Birthdays

Sasser Duffy A. Sasser of Clovis will celebrate his 90th birthday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 12 at Parkland Baptist Church Fellowship Center, 921 Parkland Drive. The celebration will be hosted by Duffy II and Chela Sasser, James Sasser and Dick and Nancye Gressett. Mr. Sasser was born April 9, 1918,

Drug store owner helped develop Clovis

By Don McAlavy: Local columnist George H. Sasser, a native of Alabama, came to New Mexico in 1915 and joined the staff of the drugstores at Artesia, Carlsbad, Hagerman, and Roswell. He came to Clovis in 1922 where he organized the Fox Drug Companies, probably the largest drugstore in the State of New Mexico. Sasser […]

A sole man

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Sterlin Sasser demonstrates how to remove the sole of a boot at his shop in downtown Clovis. (CNJ Staff Photo: Andy DeLisle) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Not all shoes can get a life extension, even in his hands. Grabbing a cowboy boot embellished with turquoise stitching, Sterlin Sasser refers to welt — the […]

Geries, Don

Don H. Geries, 69, of Farwell, died Oct. 19, 2005, at the Integris Canadian Valley Regional Hospital in Yukon, Okla. He was born Oct. 4, 1936, in Clovis to Raymond “Dick” Douglas and Perlie Ramm Geries. He graduated from Farwell High School in 1955. He farmed in the Pleasant Hill, Oklahoma Lane and Lariat areas. […]

Sasser , Jewel

Jewel A. Sasser Services: Have been held. Jewel A. Sasser, 82, of Clovis, died Wednesday, July 20, 2005, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Nov. 6, 1922, in Springer, to George and Lizzie Gleaton Anderson. She married Nolan A. Sasser on July 16, 1944, in Clovis. She was a co-owner of […]