Airman could face 18 years

By Darrell Todd Maurina Alesia M. Thomas, 22, showed little emotion Tuesday afternoon as she replied in a soft voice to a long list of questions by 9th Judicial District Judge Joe Parker, confirming she understood the terms of a plea bargain. The agreement will put her in state prison for at least 12 years […]

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Compiled from court records from Jan. 29 through Feb. 4. Marriage Licenses James Reese III, 25, and Elizabeth Marie Landers, 18, both of Clovis. Robert Louis Messier, 38, and Donna Mary Jouett, 46, both of Clovis. Randy Richard Lopez, 46, and Angela Ann Lopez, 45, both of Clovis. Randall Thomas Hill, 45, and Laurie Ann […]

Clovis city officials address gross-receipts tax concerns

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Clovis City Manager Ray Mondragon, along with assistant city manager Joe Thomas, discussed the city’s request for a quarter-percent increase in the gorss receipts tax on Tuesday. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. Q&A Editor’s note: Clovis News Journal Publisher Ray Sullivan, Editor David Stevens and reporter Jack King sat down with Clovis City Manager Ray […]

Kotzen, LaVon

LaVon Kotzen Services: Have been held. LaVon Kotzen, 72, a resident of Albuquerque since 1965, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2004. The daughter of Robert and Dorothy Thomas, she was a 1949 graduate of Clovis High School. Survivors include her daughter, Kim Kotzen (and husband Joseph) of Albuquerque; a granddaughter, Shelby Clayton (Daniel) of Albuquerque; two […]

Coughenour, JoAnn

JoAnn Coughenour Services: Have been held. JoAnn Coughenour, 72, of Cassville, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 19, 2003, in Aurora, Mo. She was born on May 3, 193l, in Seymour, Texas, to Walter Lee Nall and Maude Nall. Her family moved to New Mexico when she was 3, after her father was killed in an accident. […]

Davis, Thomas Jr.

Mr. Thomas E. Davis Jr., 93, of Milnesand, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on Nov. 24, 1910, in Lavaca, Ark., to Mary Emily and Thomas Edward Davis Sr. His family moved to Milnesand in 1915, when he was a child. He attended grade school at […]

Sharp, Thomas A.

Thomas A. Sharp Services: Have been held. Mr. Thomas A. Sharp, 90, of Sebring, Fla., a retired brakeman, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, in Sebring, Fla. He was born on Oct. 1, 1913, in Pleasant Hill, La., to Thomas and Lealma Ferguson Sharp. He had been a resident of Slaton, Texas. He moved to Clovis […]

Adams, Thomas C.

Thomas Adams Services: No services are planned. Mr. Thomas Claude Adams, 54, of Clovis, a retired welder, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on March 3, 1949, in Clovis, to Gene Evelyn and Art Morris and A.J. Adams. He graduated from Clovis High School in 1967 and […]

Stalcup, Walter Thomas

Walter Thomas Stalcup Services: Have been held. Walter Thomas “Tommy” Stalcup, 79, of Carlsbad, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at Carlsbad Medical Center. He was born on Dec. 14, 1923, in Clovis, the son of W.T. and Nelda Irene Stalcup. The son of a farmer and a cowboy from birth, Tom Stalcup, affectionately known by […]

Students test their cantilever stylin’

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Sarah Stujenske, 13, center, fellow Yucca Junior High Student Jessica Gordon, 13, right, and Gattis Junior High Student Alysha Salguero, 12, left, work on a cantilever during a project Wednesday at Marshall Junior High School. Photo: Eric Kluth. By Sue Gilmore Laughter and excited conversation split the after-school quiet Wednesday at Marshall Junior High School. […]