May 5, 1948

A Farmers Electrification Co-Op worker was in Clovis Memorial Hospital after his safety belt came in contact with a wire carrying 7,200 volts of electricity. Officials said he suffered burns and then fell, fracturing his pelvis. … Scott’s Music store downtown offered a rental plan. … Thrifty Drug Store suggested boxed chocolates for Mother’s Day. … And Marty Tressell, president of High Plains Federal Credit Union in Clovis, was born in Walsenburg, Colo. He’s been in Clovis since April 1, 2004.