Bailey, Leroy

Leroy Bailey Services: Have been held. Mr. Leroy Bailey, 71, of Broadview, a farmer/rancher, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on March 16, 1932, in Bethany, Okla., to Ralph and Letha Coffman Bailey. He graduated from Grady High School in 1950. He joined the U. S. Army […]

Cortese, Mike

Mike Cortese Services: Have been held. Mike Cortese, 88, of Albuquerque, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2003, at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque. He was born Oct. 12, 1914, in Fort Sumner, to Nick and Mary Muto Cortese. He graduated from Fort Sumner High School in 1936. He married Dorothy Erven on May 18, 1940. In […]

Tyson bankrupt in more than finances

By Leonard Pitts Jr. So, how much do you need? Would a million do it for you? Could you get by on 10? A hundred? How about $400 million in cash? It is, of course, the all-American daydream. We’ve all had it, all stood in the shower or driven down the highway mentally spending some […]

Runoff may be needed for Combest’s seat

By Jack King The special election to replace U.S. Rep. Larry Combest, R-Lubbock, in Texas, seemed likely to go into a run off at press time Saturday. Although there were clear leaders, none of the 17 candidates in the race had the “50 percent plus one vote” needed to win, according to the Texas Secretary […]

17 candidates are vying for U.S. Rep. Larry Combest’s seat

By Gary Mitchell Texas voters will make their way to the polls Saturday for local elections as well as a special election to decide on a replacement for U.S. Rep. Larry Combest, R-Lubbock, in District 19. There are 17 candidates running for the District 19 seat, according to Parmer County officials. Those 17 include: E.L. […]