Thursday morning briefing: Closings, important meetings and Pat Boone tops the charts

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Thursday briefing. Holiday closings A reminder that most government offices and financial institutions are closed Monday for the New Year holiday. For a complete list, check this website. Meetings watch Two important meetings Tuesday: Roosevelt County Commission meets at 9 a.m. in the Roosevelt County Courthouse. […]

Education digest — May 19

Mesa student chosen for composing contest Mesa Elementary student Skyler Boone has been chosen as a composer for the Hey, Mozart! New Mexico 2011 contest, according to a news release. Boone, along with 15 other New Mexico students, was chosen out of 222 entries. Hey, Mozart! New Mexico is a creative and collaborative intergenerational music-making […]

Engagements — Sept. 19

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Boone-Estes [image #1, align=left, size=medium] Jackie Boone, of Austin, Texas, and Casey Estes, of Melrose, are enagaged to be married 5 p.m. Oct. 9, 2010, in Austin. The bride-elect is the daughter of Rich and Jeanne Boone of Austin. The prospective groom is the son of Marvin and Cathy Estes of Melrose. Invitations will be […]

Inmate accused in jail guard stabbing

An inmate facing escape charges is accused of stabbing a detention officer with a ball point pen Wednesday at Curry County jail. Undersheriff Wesley Waller said deputies were summoned to the jail about 10 p.m. and determined inmate Brandon Wagner, 24, assaulted Lt. Christina Chavez and Officer Zack Boone with a pen. Waller said Chavez […]

Aug. 22, 2008 Religion Digest

End of summer services to be held First Church of the Nazarene is holding an end of summer roundup Sunday. There will be a special worship service at 10:30 a.m. with music by Billy Borden, Pat Boone, Michael Dean and Neil Delk. Lunch will be served on the grounds following the service from 12 p.m. […]

Pickens group makes water pitch

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ Staff Writer T. Boone Pickens, one of the country’s wealthiest and most well-known oil men, is selling something else in the ground — water. Representatives of Pickens’ company, Mesa Water LLC, met Thursday in Clovis with a bevy of local and state representatives and business owners. The group had an information […]

Government has no place in Pickens’ plan

Freedom New Mexico What we like most about T. Boone Pickens’ grand scheme for meeting America’s insatiable energy appetite and reducing the reliance on unfriendly foreign sources of oil is his willingness that all alternatives should compete. Whether it’s drilling for oil offshore, or processing natural gas shale from the heartland or capturing wind that […]

Houston, Lillie “Imogene”

Lillie “Imogene” Houston, 76, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born Dec. 20, 1928, to Daniel Boone and Lillie Rutherford Nation. She married Clyde Edward Houston on July 24, 1944, in Farwell. She worked for JCPenney in the catalog sales department and was a homemaker. […]

Myers, Edward

Edward Leon Myers, 63, of Clovis died Monday, Nov. 14, 2005, at his home in Clovis. He was born Aug. 28, 1942, to Maynard and Mildred Harker Myers in Boone, Iowa. He married Paula Shaw in Boxholm, Iowa. Sept. 10, 1960. He was a high-voltage electrician for Iowa Electric and PNM. He was preceded in […]

Area students find home at ENMU

By Tonya Parra: Freedom Newspapers Landri Rush of Melrose High School graduate will be among the 38 area students receiving a degree during Eastern New Mexico University’s fall graduation ceremony Saturday in the Greyhound Arena. Rush, who attended New Mexico State University for a year before transferring to Eastern, will receive a bachelor’s degree in […]

12/2 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Nov. 17, through Wednesday: • Jonathan Johann Johnson, 20, to Laura Perales, 30 both of Clovis. • Jonathan Joseph Gerlach, 23,to Morgan Maree Curry, 21 both of Clovis. • Lynn Edward Maddox, 63, of Big Spring, Texas, to Janet Earlene Stork, 53, of Clovis. • […]

Jay C. Boone

Sharna Johnson Boone was part of the first wave that took the island of Leyte after off-shore guns had cleared the way… Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. Jay C. […]

King , Wilda

Wilda King Services: Have been held. Wilda Nell “Todd” King, 79, of Clovis, died Saturday, March 19, 2005, at her home. She was born on May 22, 1925, in Nowata, Okla., to Byrd and Bessie Nell Wiggins. She married Weldon King on May 24, 1955, in San Antonio Texas. They have been the owners of […]

Ranchers raise concerns

By Tara May: Roswell Daily Record ROSWELL — Several ranchers and a non-military pilot brought up concerns at a public meeting here to discuss Cannon Air Force Base’s proposed military airspace expansion. Monday’s meeting at Goddard High School was the first of four public hearings taking place in the communities impacted by the expansion, including […]

Boone, Daniel

Daniel Boone Services: No public service will be held. Daniel “Dan” Scott Boone, 49, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, at Princeton Place in Albuquerque. He was born on April 17, 1955, in Portales, to Mary Lynne and Fred Boone. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include a son, Zeke Boone; two daughters, […]

Boone, Oleta P.

Oleta P. Boone Services: Have ben held. Oleta P. Boone, 83, of Clovis, died Sunday, May 2, 2004, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 26, 1920, in Farwell, to Chesley and Ellen Crow. She has been a lifelong resident of Clovis. She was a lifetime hospital volunteer and served over […]

Boone, Wanda

Wanda L. Boone, 80, of Clovis, died Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis.   She was born June 8, 1923, in Big Creek, Okla., to Byrd and Nell Nelson Wiggins.  She had been a longtime resident of Clovis. She worked for Bennie Nieves for many years at New Mexico Roofing and Sheet […]

‘Tumbleweed’ author was jack of all trades

Don McAlavy In my column of Oct. 8, I wrote about a tumbling weed, which produced true love by carrying a message across the Texas Panhandle. The fictional story was written by Reuben Boone in 1920. A lot of people, including my editor, asked me who was Reuben Boone. I didn’t know until Toby Phipps […]