Clovis grad honored by Texas Bandmasters

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Courtesy photo Randy Vaughn, a former Clovis band member was inducted into the Texas Bandmasters hall of fame. Randy Vaughn, retired band director at Klein High School, was installed July 26, in the Texas Bandmasters Hall of Fame in ceremonies held in conjunction with the annual Convention of the Texas Bandmasters Association meeting in San […]

Prep Football Scoreboard, Sept 17

Elida 46, Vaughn 18 San Jon 53, Dora 41 Raton 38, Portales 34 Cleveland 28, Clovis 17 Farwell 33, Tucumcari 10 Dimmitt 25, Bovina 18

Sometimes, weatherman gets it right

By Grant McGee: Local columnist Did you know it takes 4 1/2 hours to get to Roswell? It does if you go by way of Fort Sumner and Vaughn. It’s not the best way to get to the Chaves County seat, but it’s the way we ended up going last Saturday. My daughter Wendy was […]

Feb. 20, 1968

Clovis school teachers voted 189-163 not to back the New Mexico Education Association Council’s decision to strike in Santa Fe. Voting was by secret ballot. … More than 250 airmen from the Air National Guard were planning to travel to Cannon Air Force Base, where they would undergo 40 days of training. … The Clovis-Portales […]

Friedrichs, Arney Vaughn

Arney Vaughn Friedrichs, 32, of Clovis, died Sunday, April 30, 2006. He was born April 21, 1974, in Clovis. He was employed at the International House of Pancakes and ENMRSH in Clovis. He was preceded in death by his father, Tony Melvin Friedrichs. Survivors include his mother, Roxa J. Friedrichs of Logan; girlfriend, Jennifer; children, […]

Engravers use cutting edge technology to create awards

Teresa Peralez uses a computer program to designate the dimensions of a picture mat to be cut. Janet Taylor-Birkey Most words are not written in stone, but where Terry Vaughn, of Cannon’s Framing and Engraving shop is concerned they might as well be. Lasers engrave, burn and cut with precision on a variety of materials […]

Weaver, May

May Weaver, 93, of Clovis died Friday, March 24, 2006, at Farwell Convalescent Center in Farwell. She was born Jan. 12, 1913, in Weston, Mo., to John and Florence Lober. Her family homesteaded in Vaughn in 1907. Before she was born, the family traveled back to Weston, Mo. She grew up and graduated from school […]

Lady Cats, Mayfield set to meet again

By Eric Kluth: CNJ correspondent RIO RANCHO — The Clovis and Mayfield girls basketball teams have only met twice the last two years — both times in The Pit for the Class 5A state championship. This season, the squads scheduled a regular-season meeting. But before that takes place, the Lady Wildcats and Lady Trojans will […]

Pinson, Victoria “Vicky”

Victoria “Vicky” Pinson, 68, of Vaughn died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis following an illness. She was born April 26, 1937, to the home of Cleofes and Elvira Duran Rael. She attended schools in Vaughn. She worked as a cook for the various restaurants in Vaughn for several years. […]

11/11 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Nov. 2 to Nov. 9: • Joseph Michail Ramos, 24, to Carlene Michele Tucker, 18, both of Clovis • Ulyssess Artez Cooper, 32, to Leslie Elizabeth Martinez, 19, both of Clovis • Brandon Alan Waltz, 24, of Clovis to Jeanine Kay Mackey, 30, of Panhandle, […]

Cars leave tracks on memory lane

Grant McGee: Local Columnist There was some show on public TV the other night; some in-depth news thing about high crimes and misdemeanors in Peru. In one of the shots of the Peruvian Palacio de Justicia in Lima, a Bajaj motorcar zipped past. Bajaj is an Indian vehicle manufacturer. They make three-wheeled cars and scooters. […]

Special Esquestrian Olympics brings smiles

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Smiles — this weekend at the New Mexico Special Equestrian Olympics at the Curry County Fairgrounds, it seemed like everyone wore one. The fans had them, the trainers had them, but no one smiled bigger or brighter than the riders. Program director Wanda Thompson said her smile comes from […]

Raposa, Helen

Helen Raposa Services: Have been held. Helen Raposa, 45, of Clovis, died Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 23, 1959, in Vaughn, to Noah M. and Alice Montoya Rael. She was raised in Vaughn and Clovis. She attended school in Clovis. She married Ronald Raposa […]

Madrid, Manuel L.

Manuel L. Madrid Services: Have been held. Manuel L. Madrid, 87, of Vaughn, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Care Center in Clovis. He was born April 8, 1917, in Puerto De Luna, to Joseph Madrid and the former Elauteria Luna. He married Elena on Feb. 19, 1949, in Encino. He worked as […]

Vaughn, Lee

Lee Vaughn Services: Have been held. Mr. Lee Vaughn, 81, of Portales, died Friday, Oct. 29, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on Oct. 17, 1923, in Pontotoc, Okla., to Addie Florence and John Robert Vaughn. He left Oklahoma when he was 17. He worked in Arizona, California and Texas before […]

Special athletes take a ride

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Troy Hill gives emergency medical services personnel a thumbs up before competing in the Special Olympics on Saturday at the Curry County Fairgrounds. (Staff photo: Mike Linn) By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor Some of them needed help guiding their horses around an obstacle course. But judging by the expressions on their faces, this weekend’s […]

Standoff in Friona ends with gunfire, suspect’s death

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By Michelle Seeber Robby Lynn Vaughn, 37, of Muleshoe, was shot and killed Sunday by a Lubbock SWAT team member’s bullet after taking hostage a Baptist minister and his family in their Friona home. Parmer County Sheriff Randy Geries, who led negotiations with Vaughn, said he died about 2:30 p.m. Sunday after about a 19-hour […]

Sisneros, Jose “Joe” F.

Jose “Joe” F. Sisneros Services: Have been held. Jose “Joe” F. Sisneros, 53, of Clovis died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Aug. 21, 1950, in Vaughn to Napoleon and Josefita Luna Sisneros. He worked at ENMRSH with wood working and yard maintenance. He was a […]

Clayton eliminates Lady Wolverines

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Texico senior Jazzi Walls drives to the basket during Wednesday’s District 6-2A tournament game at Texico Sports Arena. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Rick White Clayton spurted in the second half while Texico sputtered. The first run gave the Yellowjackets the lead for good. The second run put the game away as Clayton upset […]

Lady Wolverines rout Tucumcari in 6-2A

CNJ staff Brette Hadley led a balanced attack with 11 points as Texico rebounded from a heartbreaking loss by drilling Tucumcari 65-26 in the first round of the District 6-2A girls basketball tournament Monday at Texico Sports Arena. Mindi Roberts added 10 points for the Lady Wolverines, who jumped out to a 43-8 halftime lead. […]