Feb. 17, 1938

A Pleasant Hill farmer announced he had electrified a fence in efforts to corral his livestock. The shock was “somewhat less than you get from the spark plug of a car,” I. L. Cone said. … Clovis Livestock Sales offered horses and mules every Wednesday, beginning at 11 a.m. … Mandell’s was having a suit […]

Extension a possible lifeline for taxpayers

STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS If you’re among the 10 million taxpayers who won’t meet the Thursday tax-filing deadline, now is the time to ask the Internal Revenue Service for an automatic four-month extension. Portales CPA Terry Cone knows about those extensions. He is recommending people who have complicated returns to file, but haven’t met with […]

Democrats prepare to name a candidate

By Tony Parra New Mexico will be immersed in its first Democratic caucus in more than 30 years when voting for the presidential nominee takes place on Tuesday. That’s how long it has been since New Mexico has had a caucus, according to Roosevelt County Clerk Joyce Fraze and Terry Cone, Democratic chairman for Roosevelt […]

Cone, Willie

Willie Edna Cone, 95, of Pearland, Texas, a retired railroad employee, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, in Pearland. She was born on Sept. 3, 1908, in Chockie, Okla., to John and Lula Moore. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; three sisters; a son; and a daughter. Survivors include a son, John […]

Locals also ‘stunned’ in ’63 by Kennedy assassination

By Darrell Todd Maurina Terry Cone was sitting in his business class as a junior at Eastern New Mexico University on Nov. 22, 1963. He doesn’t remember much of what the teacher said that day, but he remembers vividly what someone else came to the classroom to say. “They came in and made the announcement […]