Game warden got dose of humility

Glenda Price One summer we managed a guest ranch in the New Mexico mountains. Besides taking reservations, cleaning cabins and doing laundry, we had a string of dude horses. We took care of the horses and accompanied guests on trail rides in the nearby forest. We had one other duty —trash. The cabins were built […]

Laundry shouldn’t be complicated

By Grant McGee: CNJ columnist Well, we got one of those new-fangled washing machines.

First Person: Laundry lady comes clean

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Mary Romero, 47, of Clovis enjoys shopping with her daughters on Saturdays. Editor’s note: The first Laundromat in the U.S. was opened 74 years ago today. Some say it was in Fort Worth, Texas, others in Fort Wayne, Ind., according to www.census.com Mary Romero, 47, of Clovis is a Laundromat […]

March 24, 1931

Pioneer Motor Lines schedule called for those leaving Clovis at 4:30 p.m. to arrive in Fort Worth by 7 a.m. … As fruit trees blossomed and shade trees began to bud, the city prepared for snow. Temperatures in the 60s were expected to drop into the 30s in the next 24 hours. (They did – […]

Sock Monster lurks in laundry land

By Helena Rodriguez: Local columnist I don’t believe in outlandish things like aliens from outer space, the Boogeyman, La Llorona and bad luck on Friday the 13th. I have more important things to worry about, like the Sock Monster. I have become totally convinced that there is a Sock Monster. While some people are trying […]

Mitchell, Willie M.

Willie May Mitchell, 92, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born Jan. 5, 1913, to Willie and Lizzie Green Woods in Carbondale, Texas. She was a laundry worker and a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers […]

Laundry duty step to peaceful co-existence

By Grant McGee: Local Columnist How many of you married guys do your own laundry? I do. Now I know this husband-does-his-own-laundry thing could be a political hot potato here on the High Plains. There are some guys who don’t mind doing their own laundry. There are others who think this is a duty to […]