Longley, Harold

Harold Longley, 67, of Clovis died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 28, 1938, in Claude, Texas, to Jay Allen and Mary Alice Loving Longley. He married Wilma Jean Wilkerson on June 28, 1958, in Tucumcari. He was a self-employed truck driver and member of the Apostolic Truth […]

Elliott, Harold

Mr. Harold “Bud” Elliott, 73, of Portales, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at Lubbock Heart Hospital in Lubbock. He was born Dec. 24, 1931, in Miami County, Kan., to Ellis Lucille and Harold Francis Elliott. He grew up in Drexel, Mo., and graduated from Drexel High School. He received his bachelor’s degree from Baker University. […]

Guardsman home for holidays

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Harold and Colleen Edwards will be together this Christmas. (Freedom Newspapers: Tony Parra) By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — When Portales’ Harold Edwards left for Iraq on Jan. 2, he told his family he probably wouldn’t be back in time for Christmas. Things took a turn for the better as Edwards and the members […]

Ernest Carter

Ernest Carter Services: 10 a.m. Saturday in Mount Zion Cemetery Mr. Ernest L. Carter, 57, of Portales, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 25, 1947, in Portales to Ruby and Harold Carter. He grew up in Portales and attended Portales schools. He was employed at the OK Tire Store […]

Area Farm Service Agency offices under consideration for merger

By Marlena Hartz A federal initiative to modernize the Farm Service Agency could lead to a merger of the Portales and Clovis offices. The agencies serve as federal program liaisons for thousands of local ranchers and farmers. According to an FSA press release, the consolidation is a result of Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns initiative to […]

Bird learns dirty talk

Bob Huber: Local Columist Our son Glen brought home a baby raven one day, and we named it Weird Harold. Glen claimed it had fallen from its nest on a ledge of the Federal Building in Santa Fe, and it was his notion to teach the bird to talk dirty by Halloween so he could […]

9/23 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Sept. 7-14: • Antonio Dontrelle Rivers, 19, of Alphine, Ala., to Victoria Nicole Kirven, 18, of Clovis • OBed Fernando Echeverria, 16, to Liliana Yasmin Mendoza, 19, both of Portales • Karunaker Reddy Rachala, 29, of Richmond, Va., to Nalini Kumari Pinnammareddy of Portales • […]

Craig, Helen

Helen Craig Services: Have been held. Helen Craig, 90, of Clovis, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on April 10, 1915, in Kansas City, Mo., to George and Lela Wyson Summers. She married Clyde Craig on August 21, 1936, in Belen. Her family members said she was […]

Grinde , Mary

Mary Grinde Services: Have been held. Mary K. Grinde, 84, of Clovis, died Monday, June 20, 2005, at her home. She was born on April 5, 1921, in Gotebo, Okla., to Ernest J. and Nannie Dee Bland Killough. She married H.F. “Rip” Grinde on Jan. 19, 1945, in Clovis. She was a legal secretary for […]

‘Territorial House’ taking place of Roosevelt restaurant

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers The Portales downtown area will be alive again after 5 p.m. this summer with the opening of a new restaurant. The Territorial House, which will open in the old Roosevelt restaurant location, will offer Mexican and American food. Harold Schillings, who purchased the Roosevelt, plans to open by the end […]