To ask about God not to doubt

By Clyde Davis: Local Columnist My religious conservative friend said: Pray about it. Go to Wednesday night service, and go to the altar. Place it before the Lord. He spoke my name at prayer requests My Roman Catholic friend said: Go to communion service. Even though you are not Catholic, go and light a candle. […]

A man can give a lady a good gift

Clyde Davis: Local Columnist If you haven’t started yet, don’t resign yourself to a bargain basement holiday of despair. There are still three weeks of quality shopping time left before the holidays, which gives you an ample opportunity to make the woman you love feel cherished and treasured. Yep, this column focuses on the giving […]

Fair is steep in tradition

Clyde Davis The routine didn’t vary much, from year to year nor from fair to fair. We would skirt around the lights and crowds of the midway, which was already beginning to fill with groups of kids shuffling through the twilight. We would move beyond its smells of French fries and sugar-laden cotton candy, roast […]

Wilson, Eugenia A.

Eugenia Ann Wilson Services: Have been held. Eugenia Ann “Genia” Wilson, 73, of Alamogordo, died Friday, July 2, 2004, at Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center in Alamogordo. She was born on March 30, 1931, near Pinson, Tenn., to Horace and Ola Lester Smith. She married Clyde Wilson on Jan. 8, 1951, in Greenville, Miss. Survivors […]

Girl scout program getting off of ground

By Clyde Davis: Local Columnist What is this new thing going on at Delta and Second Street off of Grand Avenue? How can I get involved? What are they doing that seems so interesting and fun? Maybe you are in luck. Maybe you are a girl between the ages of 7 and 16, which makes […]

Teachers must work to be good

Clyde Davis Thank you, John Timmerman. When we had you for freshman English, we looked up to you. We thought you were a good teacher. So the day we came up to talk to you, having heard that you pitched college baseball, we wanted you to join our intramural softball team. Since I was going […]

Frazier, Daniel Clyde

Daniel Clyde Frazier Services: Have been held. Daniel Clyde Frazier, 20, of Wood-bury, Tenn., died Friday, Jan. 30, 2004. He was born on Feb. 5, 1983, at Royal Air Force Base in Lakenheath, England, to William C. and Lori D. Frazier. He was a material handler for Yates at Nissan Motor Manufacturing Corporation. Survivors include […]

Schiller, Claud Clyde

Claud Clyde Schiller Services: Have been held. Mr. Claud Clyde Schiller, 95, of Clovis, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on Sept. 25, 1908, in Sayre/Doxey, Okla., to O.R. and Rae Schiller. He attended Electrical College in Chicago in 1926 and 1927. He married Esther Marie Blackburn […]

Get out and live, mon!

Clyde Davis “Clyde plays electric base; plays it with finesse and grace.” So are the opening words of a song by Waylon Jennings, written for his base player who complained there was never a song with his name in it. This complaint inspired Waylon to write one for him. The same could be said about […]

Ministry leads visitors to ‘Dump’

By Clyde Davis Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series detailing Clyde Davis’ mission trip to Guatemala in the mid-1990s. The well-worn bus carries us in a bump-and-grind pattern along the suburban streets, having picked us up on the outer edges of the suburbs. Closer and closer, packed denser and denser, as […]