Jury: Melrose man guilty of vehicular homicide

By Darrell Todd Maurina Harry Downey, 70, showed no emotion Friday in Curry County District Court as jurors found him guilty of homicide by vehicle after four hours of deliberation, a verdict that could put him behind bars in state prison for the next six years. Downey, a farmer from Melrose, also faces an upcoming […]

Disabled parents don’t want to be a burden

Eric Butler Beth and Wayne know life isn’t likely to get easier for them. But even considering the difficulty of paying bills and feeding themselves, maybe the toughest thing for the couple is the thought that they’ll be a burden on their own children. Residents of the area for the past eight years, Beth and […]

Broome, Beth

Beth Broome Services: Have been held Mrs. Beth N. Broome, 80, of Clovis, a retired teacher, died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Glenville, Ga., to Lee Roy and Mary Harvey Nelson. She married Frank Broome Dec. 24, 1942, in Rossville, Ga. She taught second […]