No such thing as luck, only hard work

By Helena Rodriguez: Local columnist I walked under a ladder on purpose the other day to prove a point. Some men were climbing onto a roof at Eastern New Mexico University and one of them forewarned me not to as I boldly walked right under the ladder with a sarcastic smile on my face. “You’re […]

Williams, Bill

Bill R. Williams, 79, of Clovis, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2006, at his home. He was born Nov. 28, 1926, in Lamesa, Texas, to Mae and Thorpe Williams. He was a farmer and rancher in the Clovis area and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents; three […]

Tapia, Trinity

Trinity Natalia Tapia, 21-months, of Portales, died Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born March 29, 2004, in Clovis, to Teresa and Johnathan Tapia. Survivors include her parents of Portales; two sisters, Alexis Sierra Barges of Portales and India Rayne Tapia of the home; maternal grandparents, Natalia and […]

Whatley, Ray

Services: have been held. Mr. Ray Whatley, 87, of Friona, died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at Prairie Acres Nursing Home in Friona. He was born on March 17, 1917, in Lockney, Texas, to James Andrew and Mary Elizabeth Whatley. He married Polly Rucker on June 5, 1938, in Lockney, Texas. They moved to Clovis that […]

CNJ to host health fair on Saturday

By Ryan Lengerich Dan Otero, a physician assistant at Trinity Family Medicine, said Clovis is an average city that can do much better in terms of health. “We want people to be able to brag about the health of Clovis and want to live here,” Otero said. “To our community it is vital to make […]

Religion Digest 10/31

First Christian Church First Christian Church is hosting a harvest festival, described by church officials as a safe environment for kids to have treats without the tricks. The event is set for 6:30 tonight at the church building across from Marshall Junior High at 1700 N. Main. Children are encouraged to dress up as Bible […]