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Turner Steve Turner, a Clovis resident, was in a work-related accident on Nov. 9, resulting in the amputation of his lower right leg. Steve will be unable to work while he is recovering and the family is in need of financial help. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation, an account has been […]

Turner: ORI excellent rating proudest moment

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Cannon Air Force Base’s Chief Master Sgt. William H. Turner, former command chief of the 27th Special Operations Wing, was chosen as the command chief master sergeant for Air Force Special Operations Command in Hurlburt Field, Fla. Turner’s new position is the top enlisted position for Air Force Special Operations Command. Turner will serve as […]

Press Release: Cannon’s Turner promoted to AFSOC command chief

The 27th Special Operations Wing is very pleased to announce that Chief Master Sergeant William H. Turner, Command Chief of the 27th Special Operations Wing, has been selected as the next Command Chief Master Sergeant for Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field, Florida.

Press Release: Cannon's Turner promoted to AFSOC command chief

The 27th Special Operations Wing is very pleased to announce that Chief Master Sergeant William H. Turner, Command Chief of the 27th Special Operations Wing, has been selected as the next Command Chief Master Sergeant for Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field, Florida.

College halls dedicated to educators

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Jay Gurley speaks Wednesday at Clovis Community College, where the Town Hall was redidicated as the Dr. Jay Gurley Town Hall. Also seated are James H. Turner, left, for whom the Business Service Center was dedicted, and Clovis Community College President John Neibling. CNJ staff report Clovis Community College dedicated […]

First person: Teaching natural path for Clovis native

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Blythe Turner grew up in Clovis and was named the teacher of the year in 2008 by the New Mexico Public Education Department. CNJ staff Blythe Turner grew up in Clovis with two teachers as parents. When she went to college, she decided to follow in her parents footsteps and […]

11/13 Education digest

CHS grad named teacher of year Clovis High school graduate Blythe Tuner has been named the 2008-2009 New Mexico Teacher of the Year by the New Mexico Public Education Department, according to a department news release. She is the daughter of Jim and Carolyn Turner of Clovis. Turner graduated from Clovis Community College and Eastern […]

Construction will make room for more personnel

Cannon Air Force Base The Military Personnel Flight (MPF) office areas in Bldg. 600 will undergo construction during the next couple months to accommodate more personnel who will assist in centralizing all personnel issues for the base. Hours of operation for the MPF remain the same as the construction will consist of two phases. The […]

Faith helps grandmother earn degree

By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Long hours, miles of paperwork and countless hours of class and study time will soon pay off Saturday for the 368 Eastern New Mexico University students scheduled to receive diplomas. Commencement ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. at Greyhound Arena. Sandra Turner of Clovis has spent 27 years juggling […]

Local Roundup: Former president now hall-of-famer

By CNJ staff Clovis Community College retired President Emeritus James Turner has been inducted into the University of New Mexico’s Anderson Hall of Fame, according to a UNM news release. He is one of three alumni of UNM’s Robert O. Anderson School and Graduate School of Management selected as a 2007 inductee. Honorees are chosen […]

Denison, Vera Lee

Vera Lee Denison, 84, of Conestee, S.C., formerly of Clovis, Hassell and Encino, died Wednesday, March 15, 2006, in Conestee. She was born Feb. 22, 1922, in Texas to Oscar and Evvie Turner Ranells. Her family moved to Hassell, where she married Carl Leslie Blackburn in Clovis. They moved to Subiaco, Ark., where he later […]

Lincoln-Jackson honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Robert Acuna, Erica Colon, Lillian Lee, Amanda Myers, Elisa Dixon Scott, Hailey Skelton A/B: Esperanza Baca, Isaiah Callahan, Faith Cano, Tyler Clark, Jamani McClendon, Richard Ramirez, Andrew Sena, Jesus Uribe Fourth Grade A: Samantha Cano, Victoria Fox, Kristian […]

Choices honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. 10th Grade Eugene A. Anaya, Keshia S. Holmes, Marina Lopez, Vanessa Lopez, Amy Jo P. Mckenna, Alysha D. Ramos, Kirstie B. Rayburn, Steven M. Robinson, Trynesse T. Robinson, Dustin D. Rush, Krystal N. Sepeda, Chase M. Sloniker, Manuel Vigil 11th Grade […]

Cats wary of Hobbs’ Turner

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Clovis High boys believe they’re ready for tonight’s rematch against rival Hobbs in the finals of the District 4-5A tournament at Rock Staubus Gym. Hobbs edged the Wildcats 96-94 in overtime at home last week in the regular-season finale for both teams, but Clovis (16-8) had already clinched […]

Hobbs edges Wildcats in overtime

CNJ staff HOBBS — Senior Austin Turner scored 33 points and hit six counsecutive free throws in the final minute of overtime, lifting Hobbs past Clovis High 96-94 in the District 4-5A and regular-season finale for both teams Friday night. Despite the loss, the Wildcats (16-8, 3-1 district) were already assured of the regular-season title. […]

Wanda P. (Polly) Turner

Mrs. Wanda P. (Polly) Turner, 83, of Elida, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales She was born July 28, 1922, near Louis, Okla., to Ruth S. (Cox) and William P. Jones. She married V. L. Kellogg in September 1942. She moved to Portales in the mid-1960s and worked as […]

Eck, Ala

Ala Eck, 91, of Portales died Monday, Nov. 14, 2005, at her residence. She was born March 4, 1914, in Amarillo to Zeddie and J.B. Turner. She attended school in Portales. She married Delos E. Eck in November 1929. The couple worked together they lived and worked in West Texas and eastern New Mexico for […]

Paine, Turner L.

Turner L. Paine, 88, of Clovis, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Sept. 6, 1917, in Nocona, Texas to Freddie Lee and Cora Hancock Paine. He married Bonnie Jean Kepley Dec. 22, 1939, in Bovina, Texas. He was a longtime resident of Farwell before moving to Clovis […]

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, […]

Hayes, Delores

Delores Turner Hayes, 48, of Portales, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, in Roswell. She is survived by her husband, Walt Hayes; a daughter, Carmen Cimino (and husband, Jeremy) of Jacksonville, N.C.; a son, Nathan Rivers of Jacksonville, N.C.; a granddaughter, Mackenzie Jean Cimino of Jacksonville, N.C.; three sisters, Charlene Cameron (Duncan) of Macon, Ga., Betty […]