Weddings —

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Lay [image #1, align=left, size=medium] Brandi Brunson and Jared Lay of Lubbock were married Dec. 15, 2010, in Lubbock. The bride is the daughter of Perry and Marsha Brunson of Silverton, Texas. The groom is the son of Johnny and Genita Lay of Melrose. The bride works for Lubbock Independent School District. The groom works […]

Volunteers repair vandalized home

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PNT Photo: Clarence Plank Gary Rhode, construction committee chair for Habitat for Humanity, looks over the water heater in a house vandalized recently. Volunteers from Curry and Roosevelt counties gathered Saturday in Portales to repair the damage. Clarence Plank: PNT staff writer Volunteers from Roosevelt and Curry counties gathered Saturday to raise hammers, drive nails […]

3-7 Religion calendar

TodayLay Speaking Classes – 6-9 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 1320 W. 21st St., 763-7450. Saturday Distribution — 9-11 a.m. sign-in. Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 N. Thornton St., Food and clothing distribution. Information: 763-4400.Lay Speaking Classes – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church, 1320 W. 21st St., 763-7450. SundayMen’s Bible Class — 9:30-10:15 […]

Dog’s life journey of trials, tribulations

By Grant McGee: Local columnist Long ago I read a book by sci-fi writer Robert Heinlein filled with little rules of life, observations and proverbs. Things like, “Small change can often be found under seat cushions” and “Always store beer in a dark place.” The one saying from those pages that was branded in my […]

Accountability good, but Enron trial raises concerns

Freedom Newspapers It’s not particularly surprising that Enron Corp.’s former top two executives, Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Stilling, were found guilty Thursday on most criminal counts that prosecutors brought against them relating to the demise of what was once the nation’s seventh-largest company. Both men face the prospect of spending the rest of their lives […]

Methodist reverend’s focus: youth ministry

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The Rev. Wayne Salguero of Trinity United Methodist Church hopes that his church will be a place of healing, love and hope. . CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer When the Rev. Wayne Salguero came to Clovis in mid-June, Trinity United Methodist Church wasn’t the first congregation he’s served. […]

Enron court case will not prevent further problems

Freedom Editorial It is easy to view the recent indictment and arrest of former Enron Chairman and CEO Kenneth Lay with a degree of satisfaction. Executives of the now-bankrupt Enron have been accused of hiding billions of dollars in debt and embellishing company financial statements with complicated off-the-books transactions. Its collapse hurt thousands of employees […]

Lay, Curtis

Curtis Lay Services: Have been held. Curtis Lay, 88, of Melrose died Monday, March 8, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Sept. 21, 1915, in Berlin, Okla., to Dave and Violet Laxton Lay. He married Ora Blackburn on Dec. 4, 1936, in Berlin. He moved to Melrose in 1949 […]

Lay, Ora

Ora Lay Services: Have been held. Ora Lay, 85, of Melrose died Monday, March 22, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on May 12, 1918, in Berlin, Okla., to George and Pearl Basham Blackburn. She married Curtis Lay on Dec. 4, 1936, in Berlin. They moved to Melrose in 1949 […]

Davis, Frank

Frank Davis Services: Have been held. Frank Davis, 38, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2003, as the result of a boating incident on Ute Lake. Mr. Davis was born Sept. 30, 1964, in Portales, to Billie Lou and James E. Davis. When he was 14, in the seventh grade, he dropped out of school to begin […]