Jan. 20, 2008 Engagements

Burkett-Canney Mickey and Alicia Burkett of Dora announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Linsey Burkett of Denver to Frederic Canney of Denver. He is the son of George and Caroline Canney of Moscow, Idaho. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. March 28, 2008, at Evans Chapel on the Denver University […]

Terry-Burkett, Musette

Musette Terry-Burkett, 88, of Portales died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born Nov. 21, 1916, in Mexia, Texas, to Burr and Maggie Nichols Kennedy. She married Bob W. Terry Aug. 26, 1933, in Portales. They lived, farmed and operated a dairy west of Portales. She was employed by […]

McFarden, Nancy A.

Nancy A. McFarden Services: Have been held. Mrs. Nancy A. McFarden, 63, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at her home. She was born on Sept. 29, 1940, in Frisco, Texas, to Hollis J. and Billie O. Wilson. She married Jack McFarden on Oct. 22, 1958, in El Paso, Texas. She was preceded in […]

‘Docugate:’ CBS can’t stonewall this time

Mona Charen Though some have dubbed the Dan Rather docugate story a distraction from the real issues of campaign 2004, I would argue that, in some ways, the episode illuminates those issues. For more than 30 years, John Kerry has been vaulting back and forth over the Vietnam fence — believing the war was his […]

Portales native in middle of CBS controversy

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor The man at the center of CBS’ reports questioning President Bush’s National Guard service is a native of Portales. Bill Burkett of Baird, Texas, near Abilene, graduated from Portales High School in 1967 and was student-body president at Eastern New Mexico University in 1970-71. Burkett also served as commander […]

Burkett, Harvey

Harvey Burkett Services: Have been held. Mr. Harvey Burkett, 84, of Clovis, died Saturday, March 6, 2004, at his home. He was born on Sept. 11, 1919, in Senath, Mo., to William and Maggie Tillson Burkett. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II. He married Venona Fay Spence on May 1,1947, […]

Millar, Nettie Rebecca

Nettie Rebecca Millar Services: None will be held. Nettie Rebecca Millar, 95, of Clovis, died Nov. 26, 2003, at Laurel Plains Nursing Home. She was born June 25, 1908, in Quitaque, Texas, to John and Lucy Parks Lowe. She married James Guy Millar and came to Clovis in 1991. She was of the Baptist faith. […]