3/17 Public record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from March 8 through Wednesday: • Jose Dolores Vasquez, 32, to Melissa Ann Bonness, 23, both of Clovis. • Salvador Cobos Barajas, 26, to Michelle Venegas Garcia, 32, both of Clovis. • Jake Andrew Chavez, 31, to Bernadette Marie Chavez, 26, both of Clovis. • Gabriel […]

2/26 Highland Elementary honor roll

Highland honor roll second nine weeks Third Grade A: Ashley Gallagher, Dakota Grummer, Autumn LaPlante, Kasia Olguin, Ashley Barnett, Karlie Bojorquez, D’Lanor Briggins, Kayla Eaton, Stephanie Gulley, Zach Hays, Erika Herebia, Sammy Hopkins, Lexi Montano, Madyson Petner, Valon Smith. A/B: Jacob Biederman, Monica Danner, Allyson Dugan, Dakota Flowers, Matthew Lopez, Annabelle Andrade, Brettenie Burch, Robert […]

Trujillo, Eduardo

Eduardo B. Trujillo, 90, of De Baca County, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006, at the VA Medical Center in Albuquerque. He was born March 25, 1915, in Santa Rosa to Abel Casaus Trujillo and the former Petrita Bazan. He was raised on the family ranch at Guadalupe, west of Fort Sumner. He attended school at […]

Rattlers edge Wolverines in double OT

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers TUCUMCARI — When his more heralded teammates couldn’t help him, Jeremy Lopez helped himself and kept Tucumcari in control of its district destiny. Lopez scored on a spinning layup with 9.3 seconds left in overtime, then played a role in both of Tucumcari’s baskets in the second extra session as […]

1/29 Choices Honor Roll

Tenth Grade Eugene A. Anaya, Alysha D. Ramos, Kirstie B. Rayburn, Trynesse T. Robinson, Ashley Romero, Dustin D. Rush, Chase M. Sloniker, Patrick Trujillo Eleventh Grade Veronica Armendariz, Gabriel Chacon, Andrew Marhefka, Tina L. Olmos, Randall T. Parson, Michael D. Ruth, Everardo Salazar, Paul A. Segura, Saul Sierra, Jonathan Sorto, Johnathon L. Trujillo Twelfth Grade […]

Honor Roll: Choices

Choices Tenth Grade Honor Roll: Patrick A. Gallegos, Sommer D. Morales, Alysha D. Ramos, Dustin D. Rush, Patrick Trujillo Eleventh Grade Honor Roll: Frank Acuna, Jennifer L. Aragon, Laura Armendaris, Shantal J. Baca, Gabriel Chacon, Cory J. Collier, Jonathan M. Cortez, Britney Ewers, Tiffany N. Harrell, Nathan A. Lewis, Krystal Loera, Adam Lopez, Diego Lopez, […]

State mandates voting changes

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Although the next Curry County election isn’t until June, local officials are already preparing for nearly two dozen state-mandated changes. The most drastic will be in the voter-identification process. Curry County Voting Administrator Coni Jo Lyman said voters will be required to show proof of identity using at least […]

Mayfield breaks through late

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Sun-News photo by Norm Dettlaff Clovis High School’s Devin Sweet, left, tackles Mayfield High School’s Oran Gonzalez on Friday at the Las Cruces Public Schools Sports Complex. Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer LAS CRUCES — The Clovis Wildcats bent — a lot — on Friday night, and they finally broke. Playing with their backs to […]

Moralez, Lawrence

Lawrence Moralez Services: Have been held. Mr. Lawrence “Moe” Moralez, 42, of Clovis, died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Aug. 10, 1962, in Tucumcari, to Santiago and Damacia Moralez. He married Cynthia Yzaguirre on June 25, 2003, in Clovis. He was preceded in death by […]

Romero, Adam

Services: Have been held. Adam Romero, 15, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 30, 2005, in Curry County. He was born on July 8, 1989, in Clovis, to Richard Romero and Debra Gallegos. He was a sophomore at Clovis High School. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. He received a character of […]

County tax referendum fails

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A gross receipts tax increase adopted by the county in January will go into effect this summer as planned after a petition filed to put the tax to a public vote was ruled invalid. County clerk Mario Trujillo told the County Commission on Tuesday nearly 400 of the 1,300 […]

Clovis faces Sandia with state tourney hopes on line

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Clovis coach J.D. Isler expects senior post and leading scorer Tigg Bunton to be double-teamed tonight. Bunton leads the team in scoring and rebounding. (Staff photo: Rick White) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer What a difference one minute and 45 seconds can make. Down 12 points to Sandia on the road Friday, Clovis scored […]

Garcia, Dathan Ray

Dathan Ray Garcia Services: Have been held. Dathan Garcia, 17, of Tucumcari, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, in Portales. He was born on April 1, 1987, in Clayton, to Danny and Janie Garcia. He was a junior at Logan High School. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. He was […]

Making votes count

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Poll workers Codie McDowell (left) and Pam Sury receive instructions Monday at the Curry County Courthouse. (Staff photo: Mike Linn) By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Months of anticipation and speculation are over. Talks of voter disenfranchisement, rights, turnouts, conflicting polls and political spin will culminate throughout the country today with the reaffirming of George […]

AccessBank CFO earns honor

By Tova Fruchtman Ken Huey Jr., chief financial officer of AccessBank in Clovis, was surprised to open a recent letter stating he would receive the 2004 Governor’s New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Award (NMDPSA). “I didn’t know (I was nominated), but it’s great. It’s nice to see the good things that you do are appreciated,” […]

Trujillo, Flora

Flora Trujillo Services: Have been held. Flora Trujillo, 70, of Clovis, died Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Dec. 20, 1933, in Mosquero, to Juan and Sophia Gonzalez Sanchez. She married Clyde Trujillo on March 18, 1953, in Tucumcari. Family members said she was a housewife, a […]

County: Blame jail for budget woes

By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer Curry County commissioners on Tuesday adopted a $20.5 million budget that will cut the county’s cash on hand from $10.1 million to $3.2 million by June 2005. County Manager Geneva Cooper said the fund drain has been caused mostly by increasing jail costs spread over a number of […]

Software SNAFU slows vote count

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Election results tape piles up on the chair as election judges Jill Whitehead, left, Sylvia Shugart, center, and Lois Thomas check early, absentee and alternate tapes Tuesday evening at the Curry County Courthouse. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. CNJ STAFF A problem with new computers and software required by state legislation slowed down vote counting […]

Young man was eager to join paratroopers

By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer When Helen Garcia Trujillo observes Memorial Day, she can’t decorate her older brother’s grave. The grave of Joe C. Garcia, along with thousands of others, is located in France, not far from the location where he died on D-Day while the 101st Airborne Division was parachuting out of […]

Late Saturday prep basketball summaries

CNJ STAFF District 4-1A Girls Grady (20-3, 6-0) — Jennifer Blackburn 2 0-0 4, Taris Pond 1 1-2 3, Aerial Verble 0 1-2 1, Jessalyn Murray 1 0-0 2, Brittany Bailey 5 4-8 18, Stephanie Bailey 4 5-5 13, Heather Blackburn 7 2-3 16, Brooke Bailey 0 0-0 0. Totals 20 13-20 57. Logan — […]