Melrose hosting Old-timer’s Celebration

By William Thompson Melrose will hold its annual Old-Timer’s Celebration today and Saturday and Mayor Ray Hester said he expects 300 to 400 people will take part in the festivities. “The old-timer’s celebration has been going on for 25 years or more,” said Hester. “It’s a way for us to honor the old-timers here in […]

Wetkowski, Robert

Robert Wetkowski Services: Private family services will be held. Mr. Robert D. Wetkowski, 77, of Portales, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on March 3, 1927, in Dearborn, Mich. He grew up in Dearborn, where he attended school. He began restoring antique and classic automobiles at an […]

ENMU celebrates homecoming

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By Tony Parra The sirens on the police cars and fire trucks sounded off and the bright red and blue lights signaled the beginning of the 2003 Eastern New Mexico University homecoming parade Saturday morning. Parents, children and residents gathered on the sides of 1st Street in the downtown area in anticipation of the parade […]