McCoy, Roma

Roma E. McCoy, 92, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at Bixby Manor Nursing Home in Broken Arrow, Okla. She was born Oct. 7, 1913, in Jack County, Texas, to Eva Ford and Lennie Newkirk. She married Carl Willis McCoy in Amarillo. He died in 1987.  She was a homemaker and operated childcare services from her […]

Life events do not always make sense

Clyde Davis: CNJ columnist I magine the pieces of your life, the events and the happenings, intersecting like coordinates on an axis. Each line between coordinates represents some significant event, and that means significant to you not someone else. Now imagine a line connecting “know I did the right thing, without question” to “totally bizarre […]

Target hitting time: hunting season begins

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Travis Denton, who has hunted since he was 9 years old, poses with his latest taxidermy project. He said he hopes to take an elk bull like this one home with him this fall during bow hunting . Tova Fruchtman By Tova Fruchtman CNJ STAFF WRITER tova_fruchtman@link.freedom.com As summer ends, leaves begin to change colors, […]

Overack, Daniel E.

Daniel E. Overack Services: Have been held. Daniel E. Overack, PhD., 71, of Broken Arrow, Okla., died Monday, April 19, 2004, at his home. He was born on Aug. 9, 1932, in Hammond, Ind., to Stella and Leo Overack. He was a 1950 graduate of Bishop Noll High School in Hammond. In 1954 he received […]

Zia student to hold bow assembly

Reporter’s Notebook The shooting of an apple off a person’s head with a bow and arrow is a familiar scene in many movies set in medieval times. But Zia Elementary School student Ryan Sanders, who has been shooting bows since age 3, will tell teachers, parents and his peers that safety is more important. Ryan, […]

Clovis Man turns 75 (plus 13,000)

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Sharon Hull, a graduate student in anthropology at Eastern New Mexico University, maps a mammoth skull as she works on piecing it back together, in the foreground, Wednesday at the Blackwater Draw Site. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Michelle Seeber He lived among saber-toothed cats, hunted giant mammoths and bison and was smart enough […]