Police officer arrested for domestic violence

CNJ staff A Clovis police officer was arrested Sunday on charges of domestic battery, according to police. Johnny Zamora was placed on paid administrative leave for the duration of the criminal case, Capt. Patrick Whitney said. Jail officials said Zamora was released Monday on his own recognizance. Whitney said because of personnel issues, he was […]

Breastfeeding group seeks to educate

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A Clovis breastfeeding support group believes education is the best way to spotlight the issue of breastfeeding in public. Although they have had no problems with the local Applebee’s restaurant, the group supports a nationwide protest planned for today against the national restaurant chain, according to group spokeswoman Heidi […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Mother takes to track for cure

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer SEVEN DAILY BREATHING treatments keep Juan Zamora relatively healthy. The 3-year-old Clovis resident suffers from cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that affects the lungs and digestive system. The toddler also requires oral enzymes every time he eats so his tiny body can digest and absorb nutrients. ACCORDING TO HIS […]

Chavez, Florence “Lencha”

Florence “Lencha” Chavez, 86, of Clovis died Friday, April 28, 2006, at her home. Born Jan. 31, 1920, to Jose D. and Delfinia Marez Zamora in Yeso, she married Alfonso Chavez on Jan. 9, 1946, in Fort Sumner. She was a homemaker, mother and grandmother, and a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, the […]

Bomar, Buckley O.

Buckley O. Bomar, 38, of Fort Sumner died March 9, 2006, at his home. He was born Dec. 24, 1967, in Fort Sumner to D.O. Bomar and the former Mary Iona Glenn. Raised on the family ranch west of House, he graduated from House High School and attended Eastern New Mexico University at Portales. He […]

CHS FOOTBALL: On the front line

1132274374-web-chs-fb7-11_17_05.jpg

The Clovis offensive line has allowed only one sack this season, allowing quarterback Devin Sweet to pass for 845 yards and 9 touchdowns. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer They’re big. They’re strong. They’re goofy. The Clovis offensive line has been pushing opponents around and cracking each other up while […]

Ronquillo, Willie

Mr. Willie Ronquillo, 72, of Texico, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born June 29, 1933, in Los Ojitos. He served in the Army from 1956 to 1959 and in the Army National Guard from 1959 to 1979. He was the city marshal of Texico in the […]

Garza, Beverly S.

Beverly Sue Garza Services: Have already been held. Beverly Sue Garza, 35, of Ellicott, Colo., died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, in a car accident in Colorado Spring, Colo. She was born Aug. 28, 1969, to Robert and Angie (Jimenez) Sanchez in Tucumcari. Survivors include her parents; two sons, Robert Gonzales and Tony Garza Jr., both […]

Zamora, Ann

Ann Zamora Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ann Zamora, 96, of Clovis, died Saturday, June 26, 2005, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born Jan. 11, 1909, at Pintada, to Juan and Amellia Padilla. Ann loved having relatives over to visit. She also enjoyed watching TV and reading the Bible. She always kept herself […]

Aragon, Mary

Mary Aragon Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mary Stella Zamora Aragon, 75, of Portales, died Sunday, May 15, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on March 11, 1930, in Roy, to Benito and Valentina Zamora. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sons, Jose de La Cruz Aragon, Eddie […]

Zamora, Otilia

Otilia Zamora       Services: Have been held. Otilia Lopez Zamora, 90, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2004 at her home.  She was born Jan. 23, 1914, at Los Ojitos to Gregorio Lopez and Demetria Ronquillo. She attended school at Los Ojitos. She married Herminio (Fermin) Zamora on July 7, 1936, in Puerto De Luna. […]

Local mentor program regroups

By Tova Fruchtman: CNJ staff writer A new director has been appointed for the Big Brothers-Big Sisters program of Curry and Roosevelt County. Christine Zamora said she started working in the office at 105 E. Grand on Aug. 16, 5 1/2 months after it closed over disputes with Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Pecos Valley, the […]

Zamora, Antonio

Antonio Zamora Services: Have been held. Mr. Antonio “Tony” Zamora, 89, of Portales, died Friday, May 21, 2004, at Doctor’s Medical Center in Modesto, Calif. He was born on May 2, 1915, in Fort Sumner, to Maria and Martin Zamora. He grew up in Ft. Sumner. He married Amelia Maestas on March 26, 1938, in […]

Zamora, Ruzilla

Ruzilla Zamora Services: Have been held. Miss Ruzilla Zamora, 88, of Clovis, died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 19, 1915, in Chloride, to Frank and Eufemia Truillo Zamora. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Emma Brown; and a brother, Frank Zamora […]

Zamora, Juana “Corina”

Juana “Corina” Turrietta Zamora, 63, a resident of Mountainair and Clovis, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, in Mountainair. She was born on May 26, 1940, in Manzano, to Manuel and Cornelia Romero Turrietta. She married Luis Zamora in February 1965 in Vaughn. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Juan Jose Turrietta; […]