Barnes and Noble taking over CCC bookstore

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CNJ staff photo: Benna Sayyed Chris Isham, a part-time student employee at the Clovis Community College bookstore, left, rings up Laura Pena’s purchases. Pena was purchasing a graduation invitation. Benna Sayyed The Clovis Community College bookstore will be managed by one of the largest book retailers in the country come April 9. Lisa Spencer, director […]

Births — Oct. 16

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Spencer Kendal Matthew Spencer was born Sept. 30, 2011, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis to Chris and Trish Spencer of Clovis. He weighed, 8 pounds 11 ounces. He has one brother, Tristan, 6. Grandparents are Bob and Peggy Spencer of McDonough, N.Y., and Johnnie Santos of Tucumcari. Great-grandparent is Joyce Gates of McDonough, […]

Education digest: CCC scholarship established

CCC scholarship established The Clovis Community College Faculty Association has established a scholarship to support CCC students, according to a news release. The CCC Faculty Merit Scholarship rewards academic achievement and community service, the release said. Recipients will be recognized at the spring commencement ceremony on May 14. Two $600 scholarships will be awarded each […]

July 11, 2008 Sports Briefs

Soccer camp setThe Clovis Youth Soccer Association is sponsoring a Soccer Speed and Skills Camp July 13-17 at Spencer Field.The camp is open to players ages 5-13Times and each groups each day:• 4:30 p.m.-5:15 p.m.

Musical thriller comes to New Mexico

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Courtesy photo Sweeney Todd will premiere at the Spencer Theater in Alto on Sept. 18. Freedom New Mexico The Spencer Theater brings Broadway to the mountains. The first show of the season is Sweeney Todd, a 2006 Tony Winning musical thriller about a barber who robs and kills his wealthy customers. Set in London, the […]

Education Feature: College plans new medical facility

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Clovis Community College officials are hoping to break ground soon on a new facility that will expand its medical program. Tom Drake, assistant to the president for business and government affairs at CCC, said the new facility will be completed by October or November of next year. He added […]

In tribute: Family describes mom as Lucy, Harriet, Martha

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Jim Spencer described an “Ozzie and Harriet” lifestyle with Helen Spencer as his mother. Younger sister Lisa Spencer said Helen and her sister Hazel were like the “Lucy and Ethel” of the neighborhood and Helen was like Martha Stewart in the home. Regardless of the time frame or show […]

One heavy classload

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Alvirda Pah’or of Clovis enrolls in an advanced art and sculptor class and women’s weightlifting Monday afternoon at Clovis Community College. CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer A widow and a weight lifter. A great-grandmother to seven, a missionary and a late-blooming artist. That’s Alvirda Pah’or (pronounced power). About four […]

Spencer, William G.

William George Spencer, 73, of Clovis, died Monday, June 26, 2006, at home. He was born March 17, 1933, in Columbus, Ohio, to Robert Norman and Elizabeth Wiegel Spencer. He married Stella Salazar on Feb. 24, 1994, in Clovis. He retired from the Army in 1976 and worked as a barber at Bill’s Flightline Barber […]

CCC taking proactive approach to recruiting students

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Returning student Deleon Cooper, right, registers for classes Thursday at Clovis Community College. Cooper and friend, Michael Davis, background, are both business administration majors. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Enrollment at the Clovis Community College dwindled slightly in the fall, but college officials anticipated the decline and are campaigning to […]

Greathouse, Spencer

Spencer Greathouse Services: Have been held. Mr. Spencer Dwayne Greathouse, 62, of Hereford died Wednesday, July 6, 2005, at home. He was born Aug. 14, 1942, in Clovis to Spencer S. and Pauline (Kirby) Greathouse. He worked at Hereford Auto Parts for many years, was a U.S. Army veteran, and a member of the Elk’s […]

BRAC hearing ticket distribution set for today

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The phones at North Plains Mall have been ringing constantly, property manager Cindy Banister said. In the past week, Banister said she has fielded anywhere from 50 to 100 calls — all inquiries concerning the approaching Base Realignment and Closure regional hearing. At the North Plains Mall, in the […]

Civilian workers ready for worst

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Justin Pilkington gets his hair cut by Melissa Gallegos of Clovis on Friday at a barber shop at Cannon Air Force Base. Gallegos is among 600-plus civilians who work on the base. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Ryn Gargulinski: CNJ staff writer Devastated to nonchalant — that was the gamut […]

Spencer, Ross

Ross Spencer Services: Have been held Ross Spencer Cherry Jr., 83, of Silver City, died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004, in El Paso, Texas. He was born on May 4, 1921, in Clovis, to Ross and Maude Cherry. He married Goldie Stephens on Oct. 4, 1953, in Hobbs. He served in the U.S. Army during World […]

Kube , Spencer

Spencer Drew Kube Services: Have been held. Spencer Drew Kube, 20, of Texico, died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, in Quay County. He was born on June 8, 1984, at Cannon Air Force Base. He was a technician for General Electric Wind Energy Division and a member of the Texico Volunteer Fire Department. Family members said […]

Williams, Charles

Charles Williams Services: Have been held. Charles Augusta “Gus” Williams Jr., 44, formerly of Clovis, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, in Tacoma, Wash. He was born on May 5, 1960, in Clovis, to Augusta and Marie Williams. Family members said he was a well-known athlete and was liked by everyone. They also said he participated […]

Kube never did anything half-hearted

J.D. Chandler-Autrey, Guest Columnist I was all the way in Palm Harbor, Fla., having just survived Hurricane Frances, when my little brother from Clovis called me and told me the horrible news about Spencer Kube. It is the single most devastating experience I have ever gone through in my life. For someone to say that […]

Chamber nurtured early Clovis growth

Don McAlavy A lot of people in Clovis today may not remember Bob Spencer. He was manager of the Chamber of Commerce for 25 years, from 1957 to 1982. We have a file of his notes of the history of the chamber, donated to the High Plains Historical Society by his wife Helen in 1983. […]

Texico man dies in rollover

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor Curry County sheriff’s deputy David Kube has made house calls notifying parents that their children have died. Each time he gave the bad news, he told himself the day would never come when a tragic fatality would afflict his family. Unfortunately for Kube that day came Tuesday, when police […]

Spencer, Eulah

Eulah Spencer Services: Have been held. Eulah Eunice Spencer, 91, of Taiban died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003, at Kingman Regional Medical Center in Kingman, Ariz. She was born on April 17, 1912, in Daysboro, Wolf County, Ky., to Morgan and Mary Elizabeth Cruey Spencer. She made her home in Wolf County until 1918 when the […]