Commissioners praise Curry County jail plan

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Courtesy photo/ Paul C. Reed Architects Courtesy photo/ Paul C. Reed Architects An architect’s three-dimensional concept a new addition to the Curry County jail to be funded by a proposed $9.3 million bond issue before voters on April 3. The addition is the portion marked SHU, which is an acronym for Special Housing Unit. By […]

County Commission District 4 Profile: Wendell Bostwick

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Courtesty photo Wendell Bostwick is a District 4 County Commission candidate Editor’s note: The CNJ sent out a questionnaire to candidates running for county positions up for election. Candidates had a 300 word-limit for each question and their responses are published as submitted. Wendell E. Bostwick Party affiliation: Democrat Age: 62 Occupation: Semi-retired farmer/rancher/consultant

Barber bows out of business

By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Wendell Kelly gives his last haircut at Sands Barber Shop in Portales after a career spanning 50 years. An era came to an end as local longtime barber Wendell Kelly of Sands Barber Shop retired after 50 years of cutting hair. For 30 years, he and his wife lived and […]

Horton, Wendell

Services: Have been held. Wendell D. Horton Sr., 63, of Navajo Dam, died Monday, March 7, 2005, in Navajo Dam. He was born on May 10, 1941, in Clovis, to Willard K. Horton and Estelle Paddock. He married Sylvia Ellen Beasley on March 3, 1962, in Farmington. He worked in road construction until 1969, when […]

McCormick, Terry W.

Terry Wendell McCormick Services: private services will be held at a later date. Terry Wendell McCormick, 60, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 17, 2004, at the Albuquerque VA Hospital. He was born on Sept. 17, 1943, to James Wendell and Elsie Pauline Bailey McCormick. He married Vickie Haskins on Aug. 17, 1993. He spent his […]

Powers, Judy

Judy Powers Services: Have been held. Judy Nell Allen Powers, 64, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Feb. 15, 1940, in Clovis, to Vernon and Opal Allen. She married Burl Powers on Aug. 7, 1958, in Clovis. They moved to El Paso, Texas, in […]