Rawls, Iola

Iola Rawls Services: Have been held. Mrs. Iola V. Rawls, 84, of Clovis, died Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 3, 1919, in Dora, to Vane and Dee Victor. She was a member of Sandia Baptist Church and a Pink Lady at Plains Regional Medical Center. […]

Forrer, Henry

Henry Forrer Services: Have been held. Mr. Henry Forrer, 72, of Lubbock, formerly of Dora, died Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at Bender Terrace Nursing Home in Lubbock. He was born on Dec. 19, 1931, in Bryan, Texas, to Dollie and Jeff Forrer. He grew up in the Bryan area. He came to eastern New Mexico […]

Luker, Mary

Mary Luker Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mary Edna Luker, 94, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on June 7, 1909, in Winters, Texas, to Willie and T.B. Inman. As a girl the family moved to Tulia, Texas. After having lived there several years […]

Evans, Ruth

Ruth Evans Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ruth Evans, 61, of Dora, died Tuesday, May 11, 2004, at her home. She was born on May 30, 1942, in Alma, Okla., to Vera and Walter T. Lane. She graduated from the Velma-Alma High School in 1960 and went on to study at Oklahoma College for Women […]

Radcliff, Cles

Cles Radcliff Services: Have been held. Cles Harold Radcliff, 93, of Pagosa Springs, Colo., died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, in Lakewood, Colo. He was born on Dec. 26, 1910, near Elida, in a half-dugout house on the prairie, to Mary Alberta Barger and Charles Henry Radcliff. He attended school at Dora and Portales High School. […]

Stokes, Clayton

Clayton Stokes Services: Have been held. Clayton Stokes, 16, of Causey, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, in Roosevelt County. He was born on March 21, 1987, in Carlsbad, to Cathy and Jim Stokes. He grew up in Causey and attended Dora schools. He was active in both varsity basketball and baseball at Dora High School. […]

Engagements 3/7 – Kelsey-Carpenter

Kelsey-Carpenter Col. Charles Jr. and Genie Kelsey of Fort Sam Houston, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lori Kelsey of Lubbock, to Luke Carpenter of Plainview, Texas, son of Donna Carpenter of Dora. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. (CST) on March 27, 2004, at Sunset Church of Christ […]

Local area rewards sacrifice

By Tony Parra Students at Dora schools lost a classmate in an automobile accident last weekend. In a show of support to Clayton Stokes’ family, they donated more than $6,000 to help with their friend’s funeral expenses. That was money they’d been saving for their school prom. Now eastern New Mexico residents are responding to […]

Dora’s Stokes had zest for life

By Mike Linn DORA — Almost two dozen Dora High School students squeezed into the principal’s office Monday to remember Clayton Stokes, an energetic and mischievous junior who died late Saturday night in an automobile accident. Clayton was the starting point guard on Dora High’s basketball team and earned the nickname “spark plug,” for his […]

Vixens clinch district title with two games left

By Kevin Wilson And down the stretch they come in District 3-1A, and the Broncos and Vixens are way out in front. Coming into the final week of district play, the Floyd boys and Fort Sumner girls have each jumped out to 8-0 starts. However, it doesn’t mean that the teams can’t still have an […]