Gilmore, Monroe

Monroe Gilmore Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Elida Baptist Church Mr. Monroe Gilmore, 88, of Portales, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care in Portales. He was born on Aug. 28, 1915, in Girard, Texas, to Gertrude and Earnest Perry Gilmore. He went to school at Wellman, Texas. He graduated from high school […]

Lucero, Martina

Martina Lucero Services: Hve been held. Martina G. Lucero, 73, of Fort Sumner, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 15, 1930, in Fort Sumner, to Merejildo and Francesquita Aragon Garcia. She attended school at Fort Sumner. She worked for many years in the restaurant […]

Elida church celebrates centennial

By Gary Mitchell Elida Methodists are planning to have a party on Sunday. They’re celebrating 100 years of ministry to the community. “We’re coming together in this celebration to praise God and give him honor for 100 years of continuous Christian ministry,” said Fred Anthony, co-chair for the event for Elida Methodist Church. “We hope […]

Painting the town white

By Darrell Todd Maurina As one of Roosevelt County’s oldest communities, Elida has had a long time to build a rich history. It’s also had a long time to accumulate dust and dirt. Beginning this weekend, Elida residents are starting to spruce up their town by painting older buildings, removing junk, and otherwise getting the […]

Elida is painting the town

Darrell Todd Maurina As one of Roosevelt County’s oldest communities, Elida has had a long time to build a rich history. It’s also had a long time to accumulate dust and dirt. Beginning this weekend, Elida residents are starting to spruce up their town by painting older buildings, removing junk, and otherwise getting the town […]