Oct. 11, 1980

D.A. Lowery of Clovis, technician for the Central Curry Soil and Water Conservation District, was selected to work on a project at Mount St. Helens. … Curry County United Way workers gained $71,954.27 toward their goal of $200,000 in the first week of the United Way Campaign. … An 18-year-old airman stationed at Cannon Air Force Base was killed after he fell off a ledge at Carlsbad Caverns National Park. … Unisex jogging suits could be purchased at Kmart for $16.88.