Sept. 5, 1925

Wallace Tuttle, accompanied on the piano by Miss Blanche Lanewood Stevenson, performed two songs at the Kiwanis Club meeting. … The Clovis News reported the state tax rate for 1925 would be $5.50 per thousand dollars of valuation. … Clovis schools opened with an enrollment of 1,458 pupils. … Jackman’s department store sold women’s dresses […]

Prankster’s final joke a doozy

By Bob Huber: Local columnist Those of us who worked the news side of the Denver Post became concerned when Downhill Updyke stopped inventing elaborate practical jokes. When we asked him about it, he said he was just getting too old to play games. Pranks in those days were common in the city room, and […]

Wright, Juanita

Juanita Blanche Wright Services: Have been held. Mrs. Juanita Blanche Wright, 77, of Portales, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on Nov. 13, 1925, in Mobeetie, Texas, to James Willard and Nona Belle Lea. She lived in Texas as a child moving to New Mexico as a […]