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Bee Hive Homes announces new manager Bee Hive Homes of Clovis and Portales has announced Sarah Stricklin as its new manager at both facilities. Stricklin, a registered nurse and former caregiver at Bee Hive Home, has also worked in a Denver hospice and a neuroscience critical care unit in Casper, Wyo. She succeeds Pam Norberg, […]

Ultamitts set to go into ‘Hall’

By Eric Butler: FNM correspondent When longtime team member Pam Bernier died from breast cancer last summer, her Ultamitts teammates were forced to find a replacement. But not right away. In their first game after her death, the Ultamitts softball team decided to play without a second baseman — placing a rose instead at Bernier’s […]

Relay for Life fellowship, fun for good cause

By Clyde Davis: Local columnist It was the first time that I remember seeing my father cry. It is probable that he had been crying, off an on, for two years. It had been that long since my granddad had been diagnosed and treated surgically for esophageal cancer. However, this was the night Dad came […]

Government simulation predicted 61,290 deaths in hurricane

Ron Fournier and Ted Bridis: The Associated Press WASHINGTON — As Katrina roared into the Gulf of Mexico, emergency planners pored over maps and charts of a hurricane simulation that projected 61,290 dead and 384,257 injured or sick in a catastrophic flood that would leave swaths of southeast Louisiana uninhabitable for more than a year. […]

Anderson’s thoughts not only assets

by Ned Cantwell Those of us who have fought long and hard to eliminate cockfighting in New Mexico saw our crusade take on an ample new profile with the addition of Pamela Anderson to our cause. Har. Har. Har. Ample new profile. That will be the last cheap reference to the busty attributes of the […]

Cain, Weldon

Weldon Cain Mr. Weldon Cain, 71, of Snyder, Texas, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2003, at his home. He was born on Nov. 24, 1931, in Kaufman, Texas. He married Patricia Overton on May 24, 1955, in Lovington. He was a truck driver for Mussel White Trucking Co. He served in the U.S. National Guard. He […]