Sept. 6 Bankruptcies

The following bankruptcies were filed at federal court in Roswell: • Richard L. Lopez and Ernestine Y. Lopez, Chapter 7, filed date: 8/21/2009, Curry County • John Allen Poe, Chapter 7, filed date: 8/23/2009, Curry County • Deborah L. Sites, Chapter 7, filed date: 8/25/2009, Roosevelt County • Sharon Leota Helm, Chapter 7, filed date: […]

Police blotter — Sept. 6

CNJ staff Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around midnight Aug. 22 an officer responded to a bar in the 2800 block of West Grand for a report of violent person. The bartender said a woman was intoxicated and had threatened to shoot her. She asked the officer […]

Clovis Music Festival schedule

2009 Clovis Music Festival Schedule of Events Wed., Sept 9:

Sept. 4 Religion Calendar

Saturday Food and clothing give away — 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Matt 25 Hope Center. Information: 763-4400

USDA schedules conservation meeting

CNJ Staff The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service is signing up agriculture producers for its new Conservation Stewardship Program. A public information meeting about the program is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sept. 4 in the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. The program encourages conservation practices in agriculture and forestry. The […]

Udall to visit ENMU

Freedom New Mexico Friday, Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., is scheduled to host a town hall meeting 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Eastern New Mexico University in the Campus Union Building Sandia Room. He will discuss and take questions about the first six months of the 111th Congress. In addition, Udall is set to distribute the new GI […]

Commissioner Hulder discusses jail assessment

Curry County Commissioner Pete Hulder answered questions regarding the future of the jail and possible options for correcting deficiencies identified through an assessment dated Sept. 1. The assessment was conducted by a detention expert with the New Mexico Association of Counties. The interview was conducted via e-mail. It has been edited for clarity and grammar. […]

Nov. 2, 2008 Bankruptcies

The following bankruptcies were filed in court in Roswell between Sept. 29 and Monday: • Raymond Jaramillo and Virginia Mildred Jaramillo, Curry County, Chapter 13, Sept. 29 • Andy Jose Lucero and Rosa N. Lucero, Roosevelt County, Chapter 7, Sept. 30 • Daniel Anthony Ortiz, Curry County, Chapter 7, Sept. 30 • William Louis Gauna […]

Sept. 2008 Obituaries

Editor’s note: The following people with area connections died in September, according to obituaries submitted to the paper: • Akil, David, 37, of Hawaii and formerly of Clovis, Sept. 26 • Baldrige, Ed, 83, of Amarillo and formerly of Clovis, Sept. 3 • Beverage, Carolyn, 62, of Floyd, Sept. 23 • Bigbie, David, 48, of […]

In Tribute: Banker known for public service

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Ken Huey was a friend worth having, but even better to have when it came to public service. The former president and CEO of First Bank in Clovis died Monday of progressive supranuclear palsy, a degenerative brain disease. He was 64 years old. Born Sept. 20, 1944, in Pampa, […]

Homicide suspect indicted on murder charges

CNJ staff Homicide suspect Anthony Ray Casillas was indicted on two counts of first-degree murder Friday in connection with the Sept. 25 shooting deaths of a Melrose man and a Lubbock woman, according to District Attorney Matt Chandler. Casillas, 21, of Clovis is accused of shooting Gary Payne, 52, and Melissa Ward, 36, while the […]

Oct. 5, 2008 Weddings

Mendoza-Garcia Heather Mendoza and Roman Garcia of Clovis were joined in marriage Sept. 9 at the of home of Teresa and Robert Montoya. The rev. Jan Garrett performed the ceremony. Their children Masen, Mauricio and Gabriella Montoya along with Eleanna Garcia were in their wedding party. The couple will reside in Clovis.

Oct. 3, 2008 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Sept. 25 through Wednesday: • Jose Luis Alarcon Jr., 27, to Elizabet Gallegos Lozano, 26, both of Clovis • Emmanuel S. Ureste, 19, to Shelley Lynn Lopez, 19, both of Tucumcari • Juan Carlos Saldivar, 18, to Jennelle Lynne Mullins, 18, both of Clovis • […]

Sept. 30, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Bill Clinton said Wednesday he’ll campaign for Barack Obama in the South after the Jewish holidays. Is he kidding? It’s been so long since Bill Clinton lived in the South he has forgotten that the only religion that matters is college football. • The USC Trojans were upset […]

Sept. 29, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Barack Obama flew to Mississippi Friday to prepare for the first presidential debate at Ole Miss. The television audience tuned out. Once the governor stepped out of the doorway and allowed him into the auditorium, the drama was pretty much over. • The White House held contentious meetings […]

Sept. 28, 2008

BEVERLY HILLS–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • President Bush invited leaders of Congress to the White House Thursday to sell them on his Wall Street bailout. Things look dire. The president warned them that if they don’t pass this bill Saddam Hussein will have nuclear weapons within the year. • Wall Street was flooded […]

Sept. 30, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 2 p.m. Sept. 19 an officer responded to a business in the 600 block of Georgia Street for a report of fraud. An employee said a woman came in and paid her bill with a fake $50 bill. The customer said […]

Sept. 28, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 11 p.m. Sept. 17 officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of Wallace to assist with a narcotics investigation. A male subject had reportedly tried to sell drugs to a police officer. Officers found the man lying on his […]

Sept. 28, 2008 Anniversaries

Kline Ron and Peg Kline of Clovis celebrated their 60th anniversary Saturday at the home of their granddaughter. The couple was married Sept. 24, 1948, in North Umberland, Pa. They have two children, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He served in the Navy and is a retired truck driver. She is retired from the Philadelphia […]

Sept. 28, 2008 Sunday Calendar

Activities Baxter-Curren Senior Center Bingo — 1 p.m., Thursdays, 908 Hickory. Information: 762-3631 Baxter-Curren Jam Session — 6:30 p.m., first, second and third Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music instrument playing. Information: 762-3631 Baxter-Curren Music Sessions — 6 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music singing and playing. Information: 762-3631 Circle Eight Squares