Remnants of Santa Fe project remain

Don McAlavy Editor’s note: This is the conclusion of a two-part series on the Santa Fe Heights housing project that began in Clovis in the 1940s. Part one was published Dec. 3. “My brother and I,” said Cameron Mactavish, “had part-time work at the Santa Fe Heights project when out of school. Andrew was the […]

Crownover, Helen

HELEN CROWNOVER Services: Have been held. Helen Joyce Crownover, 79, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on July 20, 1924, in Fort Sumner to Walter and Stella O’Neal Wright. She was raised and attended schools in Fort Sumner. She married E. J. Crownover […]

Locals strut the catwalk

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Lauren Ware, 11, of Clovis models an outfit during the Women’s Initiative Network Holiday Fashion Show and Champagne Brunch sponsored by the United Way Saturday at K-Bob’s in Clovis. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Darrell Todd Maurina During the week, Kathy Wright works as the manager and vice-president of New Mexico American Water. But […]

Wright, Jewel

Jewel Wright Services: Have been held. Ms. Jewel Wright, 96, of Belen, died Sunday, July 6, 2003. She was born June 4, 1907, in Mississippi, to James Whinery and Leona Jones. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Belen where she was a dedicated Sunday school teacher for many years. In […]

Sears, Leslie

Leslie Sears Services: Have been held. Ms. Leslie Carla Sears, 52, of Farwell, a business co-owner, died Monday, July 7, 2003, at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. She was born Sept. 28, 1950, in Clovis, to Lester C. and Dovie Sears. She spent most of her life in the Clovis area and moved to Farwell five […]

Wright, Juanita

Juanita Blanche Wright Services: Have been held. Mrs. Juanita Blanche Wright, 77, of Portales, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on Nov. 13, 1925, in Mobeetie, Texas, to James Willard and Nona Belle Lea. She lived in Texas as a child moving to New Mexico as a […]

Residents urged to limit water use

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New Mexico-American Water Co. is asking residents to cut back on watering their lawns and other outdoor water use. Photo by Eric Kluth. By Jack King Clovis’ water supplier is asking residents not to water their lawns or wash their cars for two days and to reduce water use through August. Water storage tanks in […]

Water company to seek rate increase

By Jack King New Mexico American Water has asked the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission to grant it a rate increase that would mean a 12 percent increase for an average residential user, said Kathy Wright, a company vice president. The increase must be approved by a majority vote of the commission and is not […]

Senior grows with college experience

By Mike Linn PORTALES — They’ve met significant others; learned to function on little or no sleep; and have merrily embraced the university social scene during their time at Eastern New Mexico University. Now they move on, a degree on their resume and memories to last a lifetime tattooed safely in their minds. Some call […]