Womack, M. Wayne

M. Wayne Womack, 53, of Lubbock, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, in Lubbock. He was born on July 25, 1951, in Lubbock, to Malcolm and Dorothy Womack. He married Betty Deen on Aug. 8, 1981, in Portales. He served as deacon at Southcrest Baptist Church and was a member of the Lubbock Executive Club, Texas […]

Parker, Tony

Tony Parker Services: Have been held. Tony Parker, 31, of Clovis, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, in Clovis. He was born on March 1, 1973, in Clovis, to Jessie Parker and Rosa Lee Harris. He attended Lincoln-Jackson Elementary, Marshall Junior High, and graduated from Clovis High School in 1992. He married Bettina Jones, of Groesbeck, […]

Been, Myron O.

Myron O. Been Services: Have been held. Mr. Myron O. “Bill” Been, 86, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Dec. 1, 1917, in St. Louis, to Millie and Clarence R. Been. He married Helen Neidert on Nov. 9, 1938, in Perryville, Mo. They moved to […]

Killgore, Donald L.

Donald L. Killgore Services: Have been held. Donald L. Killgore, 82, of Carlsbad, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2004, at his home. He was born on Dec. 20, 1921, in Bristo, Okla., to Sylvester and Myrtle Sampson Killgore. They moved to Elida, when he was a child. He was raised and educated in Elida. He married […]

Garcia, Beatrice

Beatrice Garcia Services: Have been held. Beatrice D. “Grandma Bea” Garcia, 71, died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004. She was born on Sept. 20, 1933, in Tapia, to Claudio and Frances Whipple. She was a member of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Carmelitas Society of the Mission of Mount Carmel. She worked […]

Transplant process should be more open

Freedom Newspapers History was made on Oct. 20 at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver. One of Robert Smitty’s kidneys was transplanted into Bob Hickey. It wasn’t the transplant itself that was unusual, nor was it that the kidney came from a living donor; such surgeries are becoming commonplace. The unusual part of this particular […]

Some still claim past election was stolen

by Jim Lee It’s time to write about something even more scary than Halloween — the election is Tuesday. Maybe I shouldn’t use the word scary. When things go reasonably close to the way they should, presidential elections are not evil occasions. Maybe it’s because of my legal training or all those political science classes […]

Federal judge dismisses ex-spouses case

by Tom Philpott A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by 58 divorced service members and retirees challenging the constitutionality of the Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act. The 1982 law allows state courts to divide military retirement as property in divorce settlements. U.S. District Court Judge James. C. Cacheris in Alexandria, Va., granted […]

Not so special teams: Indians keep playoff hopes alive at expense of Hounds

Freedom Newspapers WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Midwestern State linebacker Fred Moore partially blocked two Eastern New Mexico University punts, helping set up a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns that lifted the Indians to a 34-20 Lone Star Conference South Division victory on Saturday. MSU (7-2, 4-1 South) took over second place in the division from the […]

Wildcats closing in on district title

By Eric Butler: CNJ Correspondent ALBUQUERQUE — While District 4-5A football race is decidedly up for grabs, Clovis made sure it was still at the top and Sandia at the bottom by taking a 30-0 road victory. The Wildcats scored on each of their first three offensive possessions for a 16-0 cushion at halftime. Two […]