Graduations —

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Stanley [image# 1, align=right, size=medium] Stephen Eric Stanley, son of Rick and Donna Stanley of Texico, graduated from Oregon Health Science University with a degree in dentistry, and will practice in Albuquerque. He is a 1999 Texico High School graduate, and a 2003 Eastern New Mexico University graduate. He is pictured with his wife, Jennifer.

Students send Flat Staley to travel world

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Courtesy photo James Bickley Elementary School fourth-grader Jonathon Jovett sent his Flat Stanley to his grandfather in Guam who took Flat Stanley scuba diving. By Liliana Castillo: Cannon Connections He went scuba diving in Guam and to the opera in England. His name is Flat Stanley. He is a creation of third, fourth and fifth […]

Abengoa shuts down temporarily

Freedom New Mexico Abengoa Bioenergy in Portales is shutting down temporarily, according to Chris Standlee, executive vice president of the ethanol production plant. Standlee said Wednesday that the plant is “laying off some staff” because of the “general economy in the industry.” “We’re operating plants the best we can under market conditions,” he said. Some […]

Common sense makes safety advisories redundant

By Glenda Price Years ago Stanley Frank of the Livestock Weekly in San Angelo, Texas (then called West Texas Livestock Weekly) shared a few useless “safety advisories” he, as an editor, had received from a government agency. Here are a couple of them: “Be sure to have plenty of oil in the crankcase of your […]

May 4, 2008 Weddings

Cole-Mosier Caley Cole of Portales and Todd Mosier of Portales were joined in marriage April 26, 2008, at the home of Gayle and Sharon Cissell in Portales.John Scott Aubuchont performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Claude and Jacque Cole of Portales. She is the granddaughter of Bill and Janie Cole of […]

Newman family members testify

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — Family members say the way Doris and Odis Newman were brutally killed left emotional scars that will never heal. Six family members testified Tuesday — one via videotape — during the prosecution’s victim-impact portion in the penalty phase against Stanley Bedford. They all told similar stories about how […]

Mental capacity focus of testimony

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — The defense team for Stanley Bedford finished its mitigation argument Monday, as jurors heard a long day of testimony from family members and a psychiatrist on Bedford’s past and still undecided future. The jury convicted Bedford, 43, nearly two weeks ago of murder, kidnapping and other charges in […]

Bedford’s family takes stand

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Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson Defense attorney Gary Mitchell, left, and Stanley Bedford smile during testimony by Bedford’s niece. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer ALBUQUERQUE — Nine members of Stanley Bedford’s family testified Wednesday as his defense team began the mitigation period of Bedford’s death-penalty hearing for the March 2005 deaths of Odis and Doris […]

Heisch-Simon wedding 7/30

Heisch-Simon Dana M. Simon and Rae A. Heisch, both of Clovis, were joined in marriage July 21 at the Hope Center. The Rev. Steve Brown performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Debra Williams of Pennsylvania. She is the granddaughter of Marlene Williams of Pennsylvania. The bridegroom is the son of Stanley […]

Riley, Wanda

Wanda Riley, 77, of Taiban, died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at Roosevelt General Hospital following an illness. She was born Dec. 20, 1928, in Clovis to Albert and Lilly Moss. She was raised in Clovis where she attended school. She attended a beauty school in Clovis. She married F.C. Riley on Sept. 10, 1949, in […]

Griego, Kate

Kate Griego, 80, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006, following an extended illness in Clovis. She was born Aug. 15, 1925, in Sambinoso. She had made her home in Clovis for many years due to health reasons. She was a member of the Guadalupe Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, […]

Ewing, William “Wally”

William Wallace “Wally” Ewing, 87, of Duncan, Okla., and formerly of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, in Duncan, Okla. He was born Nov. 7, 1918, on a farm near Cameron, to Lewis Gardner and Della Tuck Ewing. He was raised in Cameron, Wheatland and Grady. He attended college in Tempe, Ariz. He joined the […]

Tammy Reid

Tammy Reid, 43, of Lubbock, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005, at University Medical Center after a short illness. She was born Aug. 19, 1962, in Oshkosh, Neb., to Sonny and Bonnie (Olson) Stanley. She graduated from Clovis High School and Odessa College, where she received licensed vocational nurse’s degree. She worked in Andrews, Texas, and […]

Feds: Cannon assessment team not official

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Formation of a federal team to assess future missions for Cannon Air Force Base is not official, a Department of Defense spokesman said on Wednesday. Gov. Bill Richardson said Monday a Pentagon-led team will assess possible missions for Cannon and report the findings to the Pentagon in 180 days. […]

Walraven, Sarah

Sarah Walraven Services: Have been held. Sarah I. Walraven, 67, of Fort Sumner, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at her home. She was born on Jan. 14, 1938, in Fort Sumner, to Thomas Jefferson and Lorena Armentia Hurst Duncan. She was raised and attended school in Fort Sumner and graduated in 1956. She married Jack […]

Letcher, Stanley

Stanley Letcher Services: Have been held. Stanley E. Letcher, 80, of Haymarket, Va., died Thursday, July 7, 2005, at his home. He was born on Aug. 19, 1924, in Garber, Okla., to Stanley D. and Gertie Klophenstine Letcher. He married Sue Adams on Dec. 21, 1946, in Carthage, Mo. He was a minister at Central […]

Cops and courts: Clovis man arrested in connection with stabbing

A 22-year-old Clovis man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a stabbing in the 1000 block of W. Eighth St., according to police. Robert K. Wilson, 22, who is also known as Craig Wilson, is charged with aggravated battery, aggravated burglary, criminal trespass, and concealing identification, according to jail officials. He is being held on […]

Rierson, Beaulah

Beaulah Rierson Services: Have been held. Beaulah (Bea) Belle Rierson, 85, of Tulia, Texas, died Dec. 31, 2004, at Tulia Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born May 12, 1919, in Denton County, Texas, to Willard and Effie Stanley. She moved to Clovis a few years after her birth. She was married to Frank N. […]

Buban, Stanley

Stanley Buban Services: Private services will be held. Stanley Buban, 87, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Sunday, July 25, 2004. She was born on March 26, 1917, in Lehigh, Mont. He was a retired welder. He was a World War II veteran and had lived in Las Vegas for five years. Prior to moving he […]

Goslin, Stanley A.

Stanley A. Goslin Services: Have been held. Mr. Stanley A. Goslin, 73, of Portales, retired military, died Monday, June 28, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on July 29, 1930, in Merriman, Neb., to Percy and May Bell Goslin. He retired from the U.S. Air Force on June 1, 1973, […]