Bomb scare prompts evacuation of dorms

By Kevin Wilson, FREEDOM NEWSPAPERS Base personnel help police, firefighters search for device. PORTALES — A bomb scare caused the evacuation of two Eastern New Mexico University residence halls on Thursday, but no explosive device was found. “ENMU police saw a suspicious vehicle and they called us with a mutual aid request,” said Airman 1st […]

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Compiled from court records from April 22 through April 28 Marriage Licenses Jared Andrew Herrington, 26, and Jennifer Ann Chapman, 23, both of Clovis. David Joseph Estrada, 32, and Kathy Teresa Cannon, 26, both of Clovis. Mark Anthony Bargas Jr., 24, and Enelvia Ofelia Coba, 23, both of Clovis. Andrew James Saul, 35, and Deisha […]

Kyle, V.G.

V.G. Kyle Services: Have been held. V.G. “Red” Kyle, 77, of Fort Sumner died Tuesday, April 27, 2004. He was born on Sept. 6, 1926, in Brownfield, Texas, to F.R. and Edna Walters Kyle. He graduated from Fort Sumner High School in 1944. He served in World War II as a M1 Rifle Marksman and […]

Rivera, Sofia

Sofia Rivera Services: Have been held. Sofia Rivera, 87, of Clovis, died Sunday, April 18, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 6, 1916, in Millersview, Texas, to Sixto Terrazas and Leandra Guzman. She was a homemaker and a member of Iglesia Bautista Belen Church in Clovis. She married […]

Fulgham, Edna

Edna Fulgham Services: Have been held. Edna Fulgham, 83, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 17, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 31, 1920, in Lincoln County, to Bert and Millie Tucker. She married Ray Fulgham on May 23, 1938, in Clovis. She was a member of the Friendship […]

Labranche, Joseph

Joseph Labranche Services: Have been held. Joseph “Leo” Labranche, 82, of Clovis died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at his home. He was born on Sept. 10, 1921, in Lowell, Mass., to George and Mary Lantaign Labranche. He married Mary Rondeau on Nov. 4, 1944, in Lowell. He served in World War II in the Air […]

Naylor, Antonia

Antonia Naylor Services: Have been held. Antonia “Toni” Marie Armijo Naylor, 56, of Portales died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on Oct. 16, 1947, in Clovis to Lucrecio and Josie Salazar Armijo. She married John A. Naylor on Nov. 12, 1968, in Roswell. She lived in Clovis […]

Grubelnik , Florence

Florence Mildred “Mickey” Grubelnik, 83, of Raton died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Miners’ Colfax Medical Center in Raton. She was born on Nov. 28, 1920, to Ethel Mae and William L. Turner. She was a member of the First Christian Church. Family members said she enjoyed hunting and fishing. She was preceded in death […]

Johnston, Kay

Kay Johnston Services: Have been held. Kay Johnston, 59, of Portales died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Health Care Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 3, 1944, in Tucumcari to Louise and Bill Johnston. Her family moved to Portales from Levelland, Texas, in 1959. While she was in school, she worked […]

Thomas, Barbara

Barbara Thomas Services: Have been held. Mrs. Barbara E. Thomas, 85, of Clovis, died Monday, April 12, 2004, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on Dec. 8, 1918, near Farmersville, Texas, to Walter Roy and Dora Lawrence Johnson. She graduated from Farmersville High School in 1936. She married Dumas T. Thomas on […]