Faris, Louis

Louis Faris Services: Have been held. Louis Clifton Faris, 83, of Los Lunas, died Friday, May 21, 2004. He was born on Oct. 15, 1920, in Black Tower, to James Marvin and Delia Ellen Eller Faris. He married Velmoise Verba Tye on Oct. 11, 1946. He was preceded in death by his wife; a sister, […]

Chambers, Thelma

Thelma Chambers Services: Have been held. Thelma D. Chambers, 87, of Portales, died Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at Farwell Convalescent Center. She was born on Sept. 16, 1916, in Willis, Okla., to Ruth K. and Luther D. Jackson. She grew up in Leonard, Texas, and moved to Roosevelt County in 1926. She worked for the […]

Rucker, Ralph

Ralph Rucker Services: Have been held. Ralph Rucker, 83, of Amarillo, and formerly of Floydada, died Monday, May 24, 2004, at the BSA Hospice in Amarillo. He was born on June 5, 1920, in Childress, Texas, to Erve and Myrtle Bethany Rucker. He graduated from high school in Childress, Texas. He married Patricia Mary Davidson […]

Zamora, Antonio

Antonio Zamora Services: Have been held. Mr. Antonio “Tony” Zamora, 89, of Portales, died Friday, May 21, 2004, at Doctor’s Medical Center in Modesto, Calif. He was born on May 2, 1915, in Fort Sumner, to Maria and Martin Zamora. He grew up in Ft. Sumner. He married Amelia Maestas on March 26, 1938, in […]

Fuller, Louise

Services: Have been held. Louise Fuller, 78, of Portales, died Sunday, May 23, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on March 27, 1926, in Talpa, Texas, to Drusel and Eargle Berry. She grew up in Runnels County, Texas, where she attended school. Upon graduation, she moved to Galveston, Texas, where she […]

Ingle, Mildred

Mildred Ingle Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mildred Nymeyer Ingle, 92, of Reno, Nev., died Monday, May 17, 2004, in Reno. She was born on July 30, 1911, in Loving, to Bernice and Ora Nymeyer. She was a resident of Clovis for almost 60 years. She was a member of Central Baptist Church, worked for […]

Dorough, Gerald

Gerald Dorough Services: Have been held. Mr. Gerald Franklin Dorough, 87, of Clovis, died Thursday, May 20, 2004, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. He was born on July 9, 1916, in Mountain, Ark., to James and May Dorough. He was married for 66 years to Bertha Dorough. He worked 41 years at Southwestern Public Service, […]

Military needs a few good nurses

By David Arkin: CNJ Correspondent Hospitals in the United States have more than 126,000 unfilled nursing positions. By 2010, some think that number could double. The figures paint a cloudy and dark picture for hospitals around the country and that includes the one at Cannon Air Force Base. “The entire nation is facing a nursing […]

Finchers outslug Mystery

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Raul Ochoa of Odessa’s Mystery connects on a pitch in the first game of a double header against Lubbock’s Jimmy Finchers. (CNJ Photo/Mike Linn) CNJ Staff In a high-scoring game that included several hard-hitting Texans, Lubbock’s Jimmy Finchers was one run better than Odessa’s Mystery in Sunday’s championship game in the men’s competitive division of […]

Wal-Mart suit a huge stretch for justification

T he decision by a San Francisco judge to certify a lawsuit by several women alleg- ing that Wal-Mart discriminated against them in pay and promotions as a class action covering virtually all current and former female employees — up to 1.6 million plaintiffs — seems like a huge stretch. Whether the class action is […]