Family, friends make life better

Thomas Garcia This weekend I had a great time spending time with my family in Clovis. It was my cousin Nathan Saiz’s birthday and, as close as my cousin and I are, it was bound to be fun. I’ve always been close to Nathan and his older brother, Philip Saiz III, or “Blondie” as we […]

Faith Alyson Haas enters world

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Joey Haas and Jessica Maestas are very proud to announce the birth of their baby girl. Faith Alyson Haas was born on Feb. 2 in Clovis. Welcoming her to the family is her older sister Destiny and older brother Manuel. Her grandparents are Marcy and the late Manny Maestas, Theresa and Steve Brown and Jim […]

Logan Family Practice has new doctor

Thomas Garcia A new internal medicine doctor will be joining the staff at the office of the Logan Family Practice. Edward Cazzola has been practicing medicine since 1974. He said he is an internal medicine doctor and his practice has mainly been treating adults for conditions including diabetes and hypertension. “I’ve been at it for […]

Victoria Martinez sends her family to Super Bowl

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Thomas Garcia A wife and mother’s generosity allowed father and son to experience the Super Bowl together. Many fathers and sons enjoy spending time together talking, fishing, hunting and watching or playing sports. However, Esteban Martinez II and his son, Esteban Martinez III, had the opportunity of a lifetime to attend Super Bowl XLV in […]

Saturday brings social excitement

Lynn Moncus Last Saturday was one of those days during which we needed a society editor,such as Mrs. Vera Murphey, to write stories about two major events held at the Convention Center. The afternoon was tilled with two birthday parties: One for Mrs. Teddy Callens and one for the February birthdays in the Wallace family, […]

New reading material brings friend to mind

Lynn Moncus Because of the dearth of newspapers in our town, several friends have come to the rescue of the woman from Ima and have provided papers from many other areas. One friend comes from Las Vegas at least once a week and brings several copies of the Albuquerque Journal, thus giving me a few […]

Ortiz wins award at Nara Visa gathering

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When someone is described as having earned so much respect and admiration through his honesty, hard work and caring of others, you know that person is Carlos Ortiz. He has lived his life by the traditions of the West, caring for the land, livestock, family and friends. Both his paternal and maternal grandparents homesteaded and […]

Logan boy receives award for bravery

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Thomas Garcia Cutter Hastie was honored Monday by his family, friends and the Logan Ladies Auxiliary Post 77 for his bravery.

New Freedom boss brings ‘wealth of experience’

By Mary Ann Milbourn Freedom Communications Inc. has named Mitchell Stern, the former chairman and chief executive of Fox Television Stations Inc., as CEO of the Irvine, Calif.-based media company. Freedom owns the Portales News-Tribune, Clovis News Journal and Quay County Sun.“We are very pleased that Mitch has agreed to lead Freedom Communications as its […]

Railroad work passed down from generation

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Although this woman from lma has rarely written about the railroad heritage in our family we certainly had our share of railroaders. Mother’s father, Frank Clough, was Super-intendent of Bridges, Buildings, and Water-works between here and El Paso when he worked for the El Paso and Northeastern Rail-road […]