Edwards, Helen

Helen Marie Edwards, 86, of Friona, Texas, died Thursday, July 15, 2004, at Parmer County Hospital in Friona, Texas. She was born on April 23, 1918, in Childress, Texas, to Willie and Flora Potter. She moved to Fort Sumner with her family in the 1920s. She married Homer Edwards on June 27, 1937, in Fort […]

Potter brings new wizardry

By Ben Kessler: CNJ movie reviewer While I’m not the biggest fan of Harry Potter, I do think it’s a neat concept. I also like the fact that it’s written by someone from my homeland (insert “Rule Brittania” here). Aside from all that, though, the thing that I like the most about the stories is […]

Langham, Evelyn

Evelyn Langham Services: Have been held. Evelyn Langham, 77, of Gladewater, Texas, died after an illness on Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Good Shepherd Hospital in Gladewater. She was born Oct. 14, 1926, in Locust Grove, north of Fort Sumner, to Henry N. Potter and the former Sadye Julian. She worked as an Avon representative […]

MLK walk set for today

Today’s MLK events 9 a.m. Commemorative walk beginning at Clovis’ Potter Park, followed by a rally at True Victory Church, 250 Main St. Church Elder Benjamin J. Love will be the speaker.

Rattlers run wild

By Mike Linn Don’t get rattled, but the snakes are out. Just ask Elida resident Scott Beard, bitten by a rattlesnake this month while fixing a flat tire. Or the youth group at Dora Baptist Church. They stumbled on one coiled and nervous on the church sidewalk a week ago. Or ask pharmacist Doyle Potter, […]

Local Potter book sales steady

By Janet Bresenham Excitement about the weekend release of “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” has reached Clovis readers, but the mania over the fifth in the series by author J.K. Rowling appears to be more subdued on the local front. Sales associates Nikki Reed and Angela Murphy-Dye at B. Dalton Bookstore in […]

Craig, Potter

Potter Craig Services: Have been held. Mr. Potter Craig, 93, of Clovis, a retired cattleman, rancher and order buyer, died Monday, June 3, 2003, in Clovis. He was born on Jan. 28, 1910, in Quitaque, Texas, to Thomas and Ethmel Potter Craig. He was a member of the Union Masonic Lodge No. 4 in Wagon […]

Vets question if holiday has new meaning

Rick White Somewhere between the time Jim Cowman was growing up in rural Michigan and his return from a tour of duty in Vietnam, the meaning of Memorial Day changed. Cowman, 65, cites a decline in patriotism and a more complex world as reasons why he thinks the national holiday honoring those who died while […]