History comes to life

By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Speaker Van Ann Moore brought to life Carrie Wooster Tingley and Katherine Kennedy O’Conner to the delight of the audience during the seventh annual Women’s History Brunch and Exhibit on Friday at the Portales Public Library. Moore described the contributions and accomplishments of Tingley and O’Conner during the 1920s and […]

Derrick, Billy

Billy Lloyd Derrick, 62, of Portales died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born to Frank and Ina V. Belyeu-Derrick on Jan. 15, 1944, in Roswell. He married Sarah Lee Derrick on May 18, 1963. She died in 1978. Family members said he was a true cowboy. His profession included […]

Colvin, Goldie P.

Goldie P. Colvin Services: Have been held. Goldie P. Colvin, 83, of Clovis, a ladies wear salesperson, died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Jan. 25, 1921, in Oilton, Okla. Her family moved to Clovis in 1935. She married Bill P. Colvin in 1937. For many […]

Conner to adjudicate local piano students

Susan Conner, a nationally certified teacher of music, will serve as the adjudicator for the National Guild of Piano Teachers in Clovis and Portales. Conner has taught piano in Winters, Texas, for the past 29 years. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a degree in piano pedagogy. She has been inducted into […]

Crawford, Eva C.

Eva Conner Crawford Services: Have been held. Eva Conner Crawford, 98, of Clovis, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 29, 1905, in Ratcliff, Texas. She married William C. Crawford on Aug. 4, 1923, in Portales. She had been a resident of Clovis for more […]

Church in Portales tickled pink by birds

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Twelve plastic flamingos are parked outside Linda Long’s house in Portales. The flamingos are used to raise money for a mission trip to Haiti for Central Christian Church members. By Mike Linn PORTALES — Pink flamingos are helping a Portales church group get to Haiti. They’re not the real flamingos that fish in lagoons in […]

Public Record 8/29

Compiled from court records from Aug. 21 through Wednesday: Marriage licenses • Jeremy John LeClear, 25, and Tina Louise Clayton, 36, both of Clovis • Brian Joseph Teichmann, 25, and Misty Angel Strickland, 22, both of Clovis • Barry Dewayne Jones, 41, and Helen Sue Conner, 44, both of Clovis • Matthew Keith Wilkerson, 44, […]