County ghost story believable

By Don McAlavy: CNJ columnist Back in 1994 when Harold Kilmer, Ike Stanford, and I were searching old cemeteries in Curry County, Sis Simmons, the local radio personality, who grew up as Alma Willoughby near Field, told me there was a cemetery we had missed out there. As a young girl she witnessed a 13-year-old […]

Late friend full of tales of Clovis’ past

By Don McAlavy: CNJ Columnist Ike Stanford was born in 1905 in Pontotoc County, Okla. He was only a year old when he came with his family by covered wagon to these parts. His father, Richard Penn Stanford, filed a homestead four miles south of Blacktower. When Ike was 5, the family moved into Clovis […]

Oct. 6, 2006 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Sept. 28 through Wednesday: • Benito Allen Chavez, 28, of Santa Rosa to Elizabeth Hope Wimbush, 21, of Clovis. • Jason Paul Beams, 27, to Cassandra Elizabeth Hyre, 23, both of Clovis. • Dejacka E B Stapleton, 33, to Renee Gutierrez, 31, both of Clovis. […]

Clovis grad works her way onto Stanford rowing team

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Jessica Hernandez played soccer, basketball and ran track at Clovis High. Courtesy photo By Rick White Jim Hernandez believes athletics are an important part of the educational process. So when he dropped off his youngest daughter at college in the fall, he urged her to stay involved in sports. Jessica Hernandez played soccer, basketball and […]

Public Record 4/30

Compiled from court records from April 22 through April 28 Marriage Licenses Jared Andrew Herrington, 26, and Jennifer Ann Chapman, 23, both of Clovis. David Joseph Estrada, 32, and Kathy Teresa Cannon, 26, both of Clovis. Mark Anthony Bargas Jr., 24, and Enelvia Ofelia Coba, 23, both of Clovis. Andrew James Saul, 35, and Deisha […]

Greenwalt, Lady Raiders spank Stanford

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Texas Tech’s Cisti Greenwalt, a former Clovis High standout, goes up for a shot against Stanford’s Kristen Newlin in the second half of Sunday’s showdown of top 10 women’s teams in Lubbock. Photo by Rick White By Rick White LUBBOCK — On a team with virtually interchangeable parts, Cisti Greenwalt gives Texas Tech the one […]