Encourage legislators to encourage savings

By Fred Nathan: Guest columnist The national savings rate is at its lowest point since the Great Depression, according to a report issued recently by the Commerce Department. Last year, Americans’ personal savings actually fell into negative territory (at minus 0.5 percent) for the first time since 1933. With fewer and fewer companies providing pensions, […]

Bachman, Ida

Ida Bachman Services: Have been held Ida Leo Bachman, 92, of Flower Mound, Texas, and former longtime resident of Artesia, died Saturday, July 23, 2005. She was born Aug. 11, 1912, in Gainesville, Texas, to Joe K. Smith and Fannie Wood. Family members said she was a loving mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived […]

Hahn , Thelma

Thelma Hahn Services: Have been held. Thelma Hazel Hahn, 83, of Roswell, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at her home. She was born on March 8, 1922, in Forrest, to John and Josie Walker Yeates. She married Kenneth Hahn on Nov. 11, 1939, in Clovis. She moved to Roswell in 2003. She was a teacher […]

Griggs, Ida

Ida Griggs Services: Have been held. Ida Bell Griggs, 95, of Alamogordo, died Saturday, Dec. 12, 2004, in Alamogordo. She was born on Aug. 2, 1909, in Checotah, Okla. to Luck and Rebecca (Norris) Etchison. In 1928, she married Dan Griggs and in 1946 they moved to Clovis. She was president of the Clovis PTA, […]

Inge, Ida Lou

Ida Lou Inge Services: Have been held. Ida Lou Inge, 75, of Portales, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on Feb. 3, 1928, in Brownfield, Texas, to Minnie Maude and Richard K. Brown. The Brown family moved from Brownfield, Texas, to Portales in a covered wagon when […]