Letters to the Editor: Pollution worse than cigarette smoke

The “legislative bull” Curry County Commissioner Albin Smith referenced regarding smoking at the fair was right on target. (“Commission considers smoking code,” Sept. 6 CNJ) Commissioners propose to ban smoking within 25 feet of the gate. Why? To protect people from secondhand smoke. If every man, woman and animal at the fair lit a cigarette […]

Local Buddhist must improvise to follow faith

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Rhomylly Forbes uses the practice rooms at Eastern New Mexico University to meditate with her concertina. She says the peacefulness of Buddhism is part of what led her to embrace the religion. (Staff photo: Marlena Hartz) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Her slate blue eyes cast downward, Rhomylly Forbes evokes a rich, crisp sound […]

Forbes, Dr. Harvey

Dr. Harvey Forbes Services: Have been held Dr. Harvey Forbes, 84, of Wheat Ridge, Colo., died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003. He was born on Nov. 23, 1918, in Antonito, Colo., to William Wallace and Edna Ruth White Forbes. He was raised in Clovis. He attended the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Dentistry, graduating […]

Forbes, Donella

Donella Forbes Services: Have been held. Mrs. Donella Forbes, 69, of Liberal, Kan., died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kan. She was born on Nov. 25, 1933, in Clovis to Ottas and Lottie Harliss Kirby. She attended school in Clovis. She and her family moved to Liberal in April 1969. […]