Reichenborn, Marie

Marie Reichenborn Services: Have been held. Marie Reichenborn, 88, died Friday, Sept. 26, at Liberty Manor Health Care Center, Colorado Springs, Colo.. Mrs. Reichenborn was born Aug. 15, 1915, in Verdigre, Neb., to Joseph and Josephine Hanzlik Jaros. She married Walter Reichenborn on July 11, 1939, in Las Vegas, N.M., and had been a resident […]

Bumper sticker terrorism touchy subject

Ned Cantwell There has been a lot of upsetting news recently, and I am not just talking about the breakup of Ben and Jennifer. I’m talking about news that gets you mad, and nothing made me madder than reading about the lunatics who snuck up to Albuquerque vehicles and affixed bumper stickers proclaiming “This SUV […]

Wright, Jewel

Jewel Wright Services: Have been held. Ms. Jewel Wright, 96, of Belen, died Sunday, July 6, 2003. She was born June 4, 1907, in Mississippi, to James Whinery and Leona Jones. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Belen where she was a dedicated Sunday school teacher for many years. In […]

Former county commissioner ill with West Nile

Jack King Paul Dee Barnes, a former Curry County commissioner and longtime community leader, said Tuesday he has contracted West Nile virus. “Unfortunately, I have it,” the 60-year-old farmer and rancher said. “I don’t know when I got it. I’ve spent about two weeks in the hospital, but I’m OK. There’s no permanent damage that […]

Kelt, Don

Don Kelt Services: Have been held. Mr. Don Kelt, 74, of Clovis, a retired member of the U.S. Air Force and Civil Service, died Saturday, June 21, 2003, in Clovis. He was born Nov. 26, 1928, in Carrizozo, to William and Maggie Gallagher Kelt. He graduated from Tucumcari High School. He joined the Air Force […]

Rogers, Florence

Florence Rogers Services: Have been held. Mrs. Florence Vivian Rogers, 101, of Clovis, a retired bookkeeper, died Monday, June 2, 2003, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on June 5, 1901, Chelsea, Okla., to Crummel and Elizabeth Kissinger DeLozier. She moved to Pleasant Hill in 1906. They farmed and helped to build […]

Stockton, Danny

Danny Stockton Services: Have been held. Mr. Danny Stockton, 52, of Melrose, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on March 20, 1951, in Tucumcari, to George and Anina Norris Stockton. He graduated from Melrose High School in 1969. He married Rhonda Clifton Aug. 23, 1970. He […]

Scanlon, Lee

Lee Scanlon Services: Have been held. Mr. Lee Edward Scanlon, 68, of Grass Valley, Calif., died Wednesday, May 28, 2003, in Grass Valley. He was born on Dec. 14, 1934, in San Francisco, to Roy Scanlon and Lois Ziemer. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a Ph.D. He served in the U.S. Army. He […]

Brasell, Harold

Harold Brasell Services: Have been held. Dr. Harold K. Brasell, 81, of Portales, died Saturday, May 31, 2003, at his home. He was born on March 1, 1922, in Fort Sumner, to Dora and Dr. Hugh T. Brasell. He grew up in Portales where his father was local physician and surgeon. He was active in […]

Talley, Patsy

Patsy Talley Services: Have been held. Mrs. Patsy Talley, 75, of Friona, a housewife, died Sunday, May 25, 2003, in Dallas, Texas. She was born on Aug. 9, 1927, in Abernathy, Texas, to Jewel and D.O. Robason. She graduated from Friona High School in 1945 and attended Draughns Business College. She married Calvin Talley on […]

Massey, Shirell

Shirell Massey Services: Have been held. Mr. Shirell Massey, 62, of Loveland, Colo., died Monday, May 5, 2003, at Hospice Care Center in Loveland. He was born on June 27, 1940, in Portales, to Lois and Claudie Carrol Massey. He graduated from high school in Portales. He married Carolyn A. Kerr on Sept. 5. 1992, […]

Barton, Billy

Billy Barton Services: Have been held. Mr. Billy J. Barton, 73, of Portales, a retired telephone lineman, died Friday, July 25, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born Sept. 14, 1929, in Portales to Jewel and W.G. Barton. He grew up in Portales. As a young man, he worked with his father […]

Commission to discuss investment committee

By Jack King The Clovis City Commission will consider a request by City Manager Ray Mondragon to make adjustments to the city’s investment committee and a request by a resident to extend a chain link fence into city right of way at its regular meeting at 5:15 p.m. tonight in the Clovis-Carter Library North Annex. […]

Banks, Helen

Helen Banks Services: Have been held. Mrs. Helen Banks, 67, of Hobbs, died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at Covenant Health Systems in Lubbock. She was born on Oct. 10, 1935, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Charles David Miles and Edna Berniece Gould. She was a licensed veterinary technician and a bookkeeper. She was a member […]

Mounted Patrol’s origins more than ceremonial

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David Downey of Clovis, a member of the Mounted Patrol Unit, drives steers on Wednesday before the start of the 2003 Steer Roping Classic at the Curry County Mounted Patrol Arena. By Darrell Todd Maurina Today’s Curry County Mounted Patrol is best known for sponsoring the Clovis Pioneer Days Rodeo and participating in various parades […]

ENMU narrows search for softball coach to 3

Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University has narrowed its search for a softball coach to three candidates, including Ron Landschoot, who filled in on an interim basis this spring. The other finalists are Kevin Blaskowski, the head coach at Division II Southern Arkansas, and Travis Scott, head coach at Southeastern Oklahoma State, school officials said. […]

Banagay, Susanna

Susanna Banagay Services: Have been held. Ms. Susanna Marie Herbeck Banagay, 27, of Clovis, a certified nursing assistant, died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, in Clovis. She was born on Feb. 11, 1976, in Fort Sumner, to Robert and Yolanda Segura Banagay. She worked at the Retirement Ranch. She was a member of the American Legion […]

Rogers, Mable

Mable Rogers Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mable C. Rogers, 87, of Clovis, a retired bookkeeper, died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born on March 29, 1916, in Sugar Grove, Ark., to Charles “Pop” and Ida “Mom” Maines. She was a resident of Clovis for most of her life. […]

Dowell, Uley Jr.

Uley Dowell Jr. Services: Have been held. Uley “Pappy” Dowell, 79, of Lake Sumner, died Wednesday, April 23, 2003, in an automobile accident at Lake Sumner State Park. He was born April 11, 1924, in Eldon, Iowa, to Uley Dewite Dowell Sr. and the former Grace Howard. He served more than 22 years in the […]