Smith, Sandy

Sandy Smith, 47, of Portales, died Monday, Nov. 7, 2005, at her home. She was born Oct. 13, 1958, in Portales to Ruby and Roy McCain. She moved to Roswell with her family when she was 4 years old. They returned to Portales 10 years later. She worked for a year at Boothe Pharmacy before […]

Ruby Bridges was ‘Triumphant in Trouble’

By Curtis K. Shelburne: Local Columnist Years ago now, I wrote a series of short essays entitled “Triumphant in Trouble.” How good it was, I don’t know, but I do know one truth came through at least to me, if to no one else. To be “triumphant in trouble” requires far more than that we […]