Vietnam veterans reunited after more than 40 years

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Carlton Zarling Jr., left, and Clovis resident Romeo Sierra reunited after serving together in Vietnam 43 years ago. Liliana Castillo Clovis resident Romeo Sierra thought Carlton Zarling Jr. died in a helicopter explosion in Vietnam in April 1967. That was until he was the voice on the other end of […]

Feb. 16 – Watch it

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Clovis first baseman Parker Wood watches the pitch and Chris Sierra Saturday during Clovis’ double header against the alumni team at Bell Park.

Zias sign nine players for soccer

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer coach Travis McCorkle has signed nine players to national letters of intent for the 2008 season. They include goalkeeper Sierra Cardenas of Wheat Ridge, Colo.; midfielders Tasha Caulder of Odessa, Texas; Andrea Elizondo of El Paso; Kimberly Luna of Albuquerque (Sandia), and Danielle Thurman of […]

Beating suspect turns himself over to police

CNJ Staff A Clovis man accused of beating his wife with a metal rod turned himself in to police Monday, according to police Capt. Patrick Whitney. Romeo Sierra, 60, is being held on a $10,000 bond, according to Curry County Adult Detention Center officials. Sierra is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, false […]

Cops and Courts: Police report man accused of beating wife with rod

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A Clovis man accused of beating his wife with a metal rod and a telephone is being sought, according to Clovis police. Romeo Sierra, 60, is wanted on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, false imprisonment and battery on a household member, Clovis Capt. Patrick Whitney said. […]

Cats roll past Levelland

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CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle Levelland’s Garrett Claire races home safely as Clovis catcher Michael Sena tries to corral a high throw during the second game of Tuesday’s West Texas Baseball League doubleheader at Bell Park. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Clovis High baseball team put the long ball together with solid pitching […]

Cats rally to gain split

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Clovis’ Michael Sena collides with Plainview second baseman Ty Criswell during the first game of Tuesday’s West Texas Baseball League doubleheader at Bell Park. Criswell jumped to catch a high throw, but couldn’t come down with it and landed on Sena. CNJ staff In a doubleheader featuring 49 runs, the Clovis Wildcats got the last […]

Business Feature: Store caters to fans of New Mexican music

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CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle Carolina Sierra stands in front of merchandise on display in her store, Carolina’s New Mexico Music. By Helena Rodriguez: CNJ staff writer Carolina Sierra hopes to fill a niche market with her recently opened music store. Located at 615 N. Main, Carolina’s New Mexico Music specializes in the fast-paced, drum […]

CHS GOLF: Clovis teams in middle of standings

CNJ staff RUIDOSO — Sophomore Tyler Fontenot shot 38-41 — 79 to lead the Clovis High boys golf team to ninth place in the first day of the 17-team Class 4A-5A Leroy Gooch Invitational Monday. Las Cruces High and Roswell High shared the lead with scores of 319, with four other teams within three strokes. […]

CHS BASEBALL: Cats advance to finals

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El Paso Del Valle’s Steve Visaino slides home safely with a run on a first-inning wild pitch as Clovis High pitcher Jonathan Ware takes a late return throw on Friday at Bell Park. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer Freshman Emery Sierra supplied the power and senior Jonathan Ware the […]

Cats roll to pair of wins

CNJ staff Jonathan Ware pitched a six-inning no-hitter Thursday night as Clovis completed a doubleheader sweep of Portales with a 10-0 win in summer high school baseball at Bell Park. The Wildcats won the opener 12-2 as both games were shortened by the 10-run rule. Portales filled in for Shallowater, which was unable to make […]

Cats take third place in own tourney

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Clovis’ Parker Wood, center, tags out Johnathan Rodriguez of Carlsbad at first base during Saturday’s semifinal game in the Clovis Invitational summer baseball tournament at Bell Park. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) CNJ staff Emery Sierra tossed a one-hit shutout and Jarod Kiser and Jordan Jacobs delivered two-run singles in a six-run third that lifted […]

June 4, 2006 Honors

The following Clovis Community College students graduated May 12. Associate of arts Rachel Gama, Philippa Holmes, Raquel Sierra Soto, Dolores Gumm, Linda Robles, Dominque Corsey, Maria Alfaro, Jessica Allison, Steven Anderson, Sierra Bard, Summer Black, Terry Brigham, Felecia Cantwell, Mary Drake, Stacy Frederick, Crystal Garcia, Bonnie Gillespie, Jorde Hamilton, Michelle Hughes, Alissa Jones, Elizabeth Ledezma, […]

Sierra, Jose

Jose Sierra Services: Have been held. Jose Eduardo Sierra, 51, of Portales, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Oct. 13, 1953, in Guadalupe la Rueba Durango, Mexico. This summer he moved from Portales to Clovis to live with his daughter. He moved to Muleshoe in 1971. […]

Sierra Club was overrun long ago by militant activists

Freedom Newspapers A newspaper headline recently took us aback; then it made us laugh. “Sierra Club under siege by militant activists,” it read, topping a news account of how a cadre of animal-rights, anti-immigration and zero-population-growth radicals are attempting to seize control of one of the nation’s oldest, most venerable environmental groups. But this is […]

Bryan, Marcos Jr.

MARCOS BRYAN JR. Services: Have been held. Marcos Bryan Jr., infant, of Bovina, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, at his home. He was born on July 25, 2003, in Clovis, to Marcos Bryan and Veronica DeLaRosa. He is survived by his parents; a half brother, Isaac Bryan of Clovis; a half sister, Jessica Bryan of […]

Grider, Imogene

Imogene Grider Services: Have been held. Mrs. Imogene Grider, 76, of Clovis, a telephone operator, died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on July 20, 1926, in Reed, Okla. She graduated from Floyd High School in 1943 and then married Glen Grider on Nov. 18, 1943. They moved to […]

Public Record 8/1

Compiled from court records from July 17 through July 30: Marriage Licenses — John Brian Toney, 20, to Yvonne Marie Ramirez, 18, both of Clovis. — Carl Daniel Patton, 23, to Stacee Nicole Riley, 18, both of Clovis. — Andrew Wayne Harmon, 23, to Mercedes Patricia Garcia, 22, both of Clovis. — Christopher David Cromer, […]