May 9, 1969

Don Bonner, co-owner of New Tex Outdoor Advertising in Clovis, was the newest city commissioner. He was appointed the night before to succeed Ted Waldhauser, who resigned a week earlier. … George Lake, Fred Williams, Gilbert Oakeley, Marvin Tucker and Herbert Bergstrom were all city pastors. … Police learned someone broke into Bella Vista school overnight and stole a couple of cartons of milk and some cheese. No damage was reported. … Ponderosa Steak House, 1413 Main, announced Mrs. Marshall Bradley was the winner of a free steak dinner. … And Tracy Smith, a Clovis News Journal associate, was born in Hereford, Texas.