April 8, 2008 Military Reunions

USS Columbus veterans plan reunion The USS Columbus Veterans Association is seeking information about Navy and Marine Corps veterans who served aboard the USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12 anytime from 1944 through 1976 and the USS Columbus (SSN-762) past and present, according to a news release. A reunion is planned for Oct. 1-4 at the Holiday Inn […]

3/5 Reunions

• The USS Iwo Jima Association’s reunion will be Oct. 18-22 at Radisson Riverwalk Hotel, Jacksonville, Fla. The reunion is for all ship’s company and embarked Navy and Marine Corps personnel who served on the USS Iwo Jima (LPH 2/LHD 7), USS Okinawa (LPH 3) and USS New Orleans (LPH 11). • Clovis High School […]

Dick Wayne Higgs, Emil Bigler

Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. Dick Wayne Higgs Date of birth: Jan 27, 1925 Dates of service: 1944-1945 Hometown: Atlamont, Ill. Lives in: Clovis Theater and location of service: […]

1/9 Organizations, Wedding, Anniversary, Birthday

Bridge Open Pairs Section A 1. Johnnie Brown, Clovis; Norma Orwin, Clovis 2. Jerry Beck, Clovis; Art Lydick, Clovis 3. Jo Ann Vickers, Portales; Estelle Jones, Portales Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met Dec. 9 at the Sundance Restaurant for their Christmas Party with 19 members and 1 guest attending. Following a very […]