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. […]

Burroughs, Juanita

Juanita Burroughs Services: Have been held. Juanita Block Burroughs, 80, of Alvarado, Texas, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, at Alvarado Meadows Nursing Facility. She was born on Aug. 12, 1924, in DeQueen, Ark., to Walter and Floreine Block. She was raised in Clovis and moved to Alvarado two years ago to be close to her […]

Block, Dolphus

Dolphus Block Services: Have been held. Mr. Dolphus Ray Block, 70, of Logan, died Sunday, July 4, 2004, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born on May 19, 1934, in Clovis, to Walter and Floreine Wilson Block. He moved to Logan two years ago from Albuquerque where he had been a longtime […]

Sturman, Jack

Jack Sturman Services: Have been held. Jack Sturman, 82, of Tulia, Texas, died Friday, June 25, 2004, at his home. He was born on May 21, 1922, in Elida, to John Floyd and Ruby Bell Sturman. He was preceded in death by his wife. He married Wanda Haislip on Dec. 24, 1950, in Portales. They […]

Montague, Gid

Gid Montague Services: Have been held. Gid Montague, 93, of Tulia, Texas, died Monday, May 17, 2004, in Swisher Memorial Hospital in Tulia, Texas. He was born on Oct. 8, 1910, in Silverton, Texas. He married Edna Middleton on April 9, 1929. They moved to Portales in 1932, where he farmed and had a dairy […]

Disbanding task force helps avoid another Tulia

Freedom Newspapers Nearly five years ago, the legal system committed a grave injustice against residents of the Texas Panhandle farming town of Tulia. An undercover lawman’s court testimony — uncorroborated by witnesses or any evidence — led to the arrests on drug charges of more than 40 people, nearly all of them black. It was […]

Lady Mules advance; Steers eliminated

CNJ STAFF LUBBOCK — Sara Benham scored 23 points and Tori Barton added 15 as the Muleshoe Lady Mules advanced to the Texas Class 3A regional semifinals for the first time under the current format Tuesday night with a 67-47 victory over Tulia at Lubbock Christian University’s Rip Griffin Center. Muleshoe (30-5), ranked third in […]

Texas prep playoff capsules

CNJ staff All times CST Girls Region 1-3A Quarterfinals Muleshoe (29-5) vs. Tulia (22-7) 7:30 p.m. today Rip Griffin Center, LCU In district: Muleshoe is District 2-3A champion. Tulia finished second in District 1-3A Last time out: Muleshoe beat Sweetwater 52-36. Tulia beat Kermit 60-40. Players to watch: Muleshoe, 6-0 Sr. P Sara Benham, 5-7 […]