Commandment decision invites future debate

Freedom Newspapers The U.S. Supreme Court’s two decisions on displaying the Ten Commandments on government property could be seen as biblical. Remember the story of King Solomon, confronted by two women claiming to be the mother of the same baby? King Solomon said he would cut the baby in half, and when one woman objected, […]

Project: Reader Reaction: More readers divided on base’s chances

A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked: “Will Cannon Air Force Base supporters convince Base Realignment and Closure commissioners to spare the base?” Some responses (continued from Sunday’s paper): “WE AS A COMMUNITY have done all that can be done to save Cannon. The facts are now clear and on the table. Now the politics […]

Michael Schiavo should be left in peace

By Leonard Pitts: Syndicated Columnist Malcolm X used to speak of the need to get freedom “by any means necessary.” Apparently Gov. Jeb Bush feels the same about the need to get Michael Schiavo. Two weeks ago, Bush directed the state’s attorney to open an investigation into whether Schiavo delayed in calling paramedics when he […]

Morrow, Leslie

Leslie Morrow Services: Have been held. Leslie Wanda Morrow, 45, of Flagstaff, Ariz., died Friday, June 17, 2005, in Flagstaff. She was born on July 16, 1959, in Clovis, to Stanley and Joy Hussey Miller. She grew up in a military family, living in many places throughout the world. She married Larry Morrow on June […]

Osborn, Billie

Billie Osborn Billie Doyle “Moses” Osborn, 66, of Abilene, Texas, died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, in Edinburg, Texas. He was born on May 8, 1939, in Clovis, to Calvin and Flossie Osborn. He came from a family of pioneers and ranchers who settled in the Portales area. He graduated from Chicopee High School in Massachusetts […]

Montoya, Arsenio

Arsenio Montoya Services: Have been held. Mr. Arsenio “Archie” Montoya, 86, of Albuquerque, died Wednesday, June 22, 2005, in Albuquerque. He was born on June 27, 1918, in Romeroville, to Maria and Isidro Montoya. He married Margaret “Maggie” Armijo on May 5, 1935, in Las Vegas, N.M. During World War II he served in the […]

Marchman, Ruth

Ruth Marchman Services: Have been held. Ruth Marchman, 64, of Kalona, Iowa, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at University Hospitals in Iowa City, Iowa. She was born on July 25, 1940, in Clovis, to Frank and Emily Rierson Marchman. She was preceded in death by her father; and her grandparents. Survivors include her mother, Emily […]

Wiegel,Doraeen

Doraeen Wiegel Services: Have been held. Doraeen Wiegel, 79, of Tucumcari, died Sunday, June 19, 2005. She was born on Jan. 17, 1926, in El Paso, Texas, to Everett and Ethel Schlintz. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Tucumcari, where she served as an elder and a deacon. She was a […]

Maldonado, Ella

Ella Maldonado Services: 2 p.m. Sunday, July 10 at Trinity Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Ella Montano Maldonado, 76, of Glendale, Ariz., died Tuesday, June 14, 2005. She was born on Dec. 23, 1928, in Trementina, to Felipe and Fetilde Valverde Montano. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Albino Montano and […]

Hahn , Thelma

Thelma Hahn Services: Have been held. Thelma Hazel Hahn, 83, of Roswell, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at her home. She was born on March 8, 1922, in Forrest, to John and Josie Walker Yeates. She married Kenneth Hahn on Nov. 11, 1939, in Clovis. She moved to Roswell in 2003. She was a teacher […]