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Hartle Rick Hartle, a 1974 Clovis High honors graduate, has been awarded one off our Annual Community Wingman Awards from Team Hill at Hill Air Force Base, Layton, Utah. The award recognizes contributions of individuals from surrounding communities who go above and beyond in their efforts to support the men and women of Hill AFB. […]

Hounds no match for Division I Cougars

Freedom New Mexico Freedom New Mexico PROVO, Utah — The Brigham Young men’s basketball team is pushing for a spot in college basketball’s Top 25, and the Cougars did little to hurt their chances Saturday night. Reserve Michael Loyd Jr. scored a game-high 17 points, leading four players in double figures as the Cougars rolled […]

Reid tied for third in tournament

CNJ staff PROVO, Utah — Senior Travis Reid is in a tie for third after two rounds, leading the New Mexico State men’s golf team to fourth after two rounds of the at the PING Cougar Classic in Provo, Utah. The Aggies have a team score of 571, five-under part, at Riverside Country Club. The […]

Monumental decision places coal off limits

By Freedom New Mexico Then-president Bill Clinton’s surprise creation of the 2-million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in September 1996 may seem like ancient history to many Americans, if they recall it all. But the decision, made in secret, implemented by executive order and timed by Clinton to solidify the support of environmental groups in the […]

Former CCC head McClure in running for new position

By CNJ Staff The New Mexico Secretary of Higher Education, also the former president of Clovis Community College, is among five finalists for the presidency of Southern Utah University, in Cedar City, according to a Utah System of Higher Education press release. Beverlee McClure stepped down from the Clovis Community College presidency in August 2005 […]

Expanding police power threatens privacy

Freedom Newspapers It is said that hard cases make bad law, and that seems to be the case with Brigham City v. Stuart, in which a 9-0 U.S. Supreme Court ruling made it a little easier for police officers to enter a home without a warrant or without knocking and announcing themselves. In July 2000, […]

Westring, Neal

Neal J. Westring, 66, of Portales died Thursday, May 18, 2006, at his home. He was born April 15, 1940, in Kanosh, Utah, to Lenore and Harold D. Westring. He grew up in Lehi, Utah. He joined the Navy at 16. He married Jean Scherer on June 16, 1962, in San Diego. He met his […]

Crawford, Marie

Marie Crawford Services: Have been held. Mrs. Marie Crawford, 64, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005, at her home. She was born on July 20, 1941, in Ennis, Texas, to Audie and Mildred Palmer. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her husband, Tommy Crawford of Clovis; two sons, Danny Palmer […]

Cox, Naomi Lucille (Stroud)

Naomi Lucille (Stroud) Cox Service: Have been held. Naomi Lucille (Stroud) Cox, 90, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Monday, Aug. 8, 2005. She was born on Dec. 27, 1914, in Richland, to John and Myrtle Stroud. She grew up in the ranch lands of eastern New Mexico. At age 14, she was the youngest school […]

Utah base watching closely what happens with Cannon

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The future of Cannon Air Force Base is being watched closely even beyond eastern New Mexico and West Texas. Six Air Force bases across the United States stand to inherit F-16 fighter jets if Cannon is closed, including Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah. “I can’t say there […]

McClure, Talin

Talin McClure Services: Have been held. Talin Jacob McClure, 2, of Clovis, died Wednesday, June 1, 2005. He was born Jan. 12, 2003, in Clovis, to Harry Edward and Tina Marie Davies McClure. Family members said he adored his big brother and baby sister. He loved the outdoors, and often stopped to pick up and […]

Huggins, Alice

Alice Huggins Services: Have been held. Alice Marie Huggins, 63, of Taylorsville, Utah, died Thursday, April 21, 2005, at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City. She was born May 28, 1941, in Clovis to Ed and Minnie Ramm. Family members said she was a GE Corporate Card Specialist and the biggest NASCAR No. 8 fan […]

Norris, Mary

Mary Norris Services: Have been held Mary Louise Norris, 57, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at Timpanogos Hospital in Orem, Utah. She was born Sept. 28, 1947 to Lyle and Jean Norris in Las Vegas. She graduated from high school at Johnson Air Base in Japan, and was a graduate of Eastern New Mexico University […]

Unbeaten Utes dominate Lobos

By Pete Herrera: The Assocoated Press ALBUQUERQUE — Quarterback Alex Smith was efficient, Steve Savoy sure-handed and Utah’s defense too quick for New Mexico. That was a combination good enough to give undefeated Utah a dominating 28-7 victory over New Mexico on Friday night. Smith ran for two touchdowns and Savoy caught 11 passes for […]

Earwood, Michelle

Michelle Elaine Graham Earwood, 29, of Clovis, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on March 1, 1975, in Vietnam. She grew up in Vernal, Utah and Rangely, Colo., where she graduated from high school and college at Colorado Northwestern Community College at the age of 16. […]

Martinez , Alcario de Jesus

Alcario de Jesus Martinez Services: Have been held. Alcario de Jesus Martinez, 52, of Plain City, Utah, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, in Plain City. A rosary is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Community in Clovis. Arrangements are by Aarons Mortuary of Ogden, Utah.

Davis-Grant, Beatrice

Beatrice Davis-Grant Services: Have been held Mrs. Beatrice Davis-Grant, 84, of Portales, died Friday, May 28, 2004, at her home in Portales. She was born Dec. 23, 1919, in Chihuahua, Mexico to Clementina and Heleman Judd. Mrs. Davis-Grant lived in Mexico until 1949. On Jan. 2, 1939 she was married to Jesse R. Davis. In […]

Court lets $9 million judgment stand

Staff and Wire Reports A Clovis couple is happy the U.S. Supreme Court denied an appeal of a nearly $9 million judgment against a Utah developer stemming from a dispute involving the development of North Plains Mall in Clovis. “It’s been a long battle — 10 years,” said Armand Smith of Clovis. “We’re just happy […]

Scanlon, Lee

Lee Scanlon Services: Have been held. Mr. Lee Edward Scanlon, 68, of Grass Valley, Calif., died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, in Grass Valley. He was born on Dec. 14, 1934, in San Francisco, to Roy Scanlon and Lois Ziemer. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a Ph.D. He served in the U.S. Army. He […]