Reader-submitted: Habitat holds groundbreaking

Last Thursday at 5:30 p.m., approximately 40 friends and neighbors joined the Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors, Clovis Mayor Gayla Brumfield and our newest prospective homeowner, Sonia Dunlap, to hold a short groundbreaking ceremony at 2100 West Manana Blvd. in Clovis. After a short opening prayer, Brumfield spoke regarding the need for affordable housing […]

Club Notes – 7/23

Encanto Members of the Encanto Garden Club brought sack lunches to the home of Betty Dunlap for an all-day gourd workshop, according to Ruth Burns. Dunlap raises numerous gourds of all shapes and sizes, which she provided club members for art projects. She also provided patterns, paint and tools from her home workshop. Of particular […]

Dunlap, Jackie

Jackie Dunlap, 72, of Fort Phantom Lake, Texas, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005, at his residence. He was born May 12, 1933, in Dunlap to Robert Cecil Dunlap and Hyla Vee Arnold Dunlap. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 in the Korean War. He was a repairman for Mountain Bell Telephone […]

Steele, Joseph “Jo Jo”

Joseph “Jo Jo” Steele Services:Have been held. Joseph Grayum “Jo Jo” Steele, 19, of Dunlap, died Friday, March 18, 2005 in an automobile accident in Lincoln County. Mr. Steele was born April 9, 1985 in Roswell to Joe and Karen Steele. He grew up on the family ranch in Dunlap and was a 2003 graduate […]

Bass, Anita K.

Anita Kay Bass Services: Have been held. Anita Kay Bass, 69, of Azle, Texas, died Saturday, July 3, 2004, in Fort Worth. She was born on Nov. 23, 1934, in Estelline, Texas, to Andy Clinton and Ruth Wright Dunlap. She was raised on a farm, loved music and the outdoors. She graduated from Morton (Texas) […]

Hummers have happy home

By Michelle Seeber Gardener delights in turning Clovis yard into a colorful paradise. Hummingbirds love Betty Dunlap’s yard. They swarm to her gardens of hibiscus flowers and honeysuckle plants. “I put out about 20 hummingbird feeders a year,” Dunlap said. Dunlap, 69, is one of 15 members that make up the Encanto Garden Club in […]

Clerks: No legal unions for gays

By David Arkin County clerks in eastern New Mexico were surprised by a Sandoval County clerk’s decision to grant gay and lesbian couples marriage licenses. On Friday, Sandoval County Clerk Victoria Dunlap recorded 26 licenses for gay and lesbian couples, which Attorney General Patricia Madrid quickly declared invalid. There were another 40 other couples who […]

Election in limbo: Amendment 2 trails by 23 votes, but that can change.

By Susan Montoya Bryan BERNALILLO — A mistake and two locked ballot boxes in Sandoval County, an oversight in Chaves County and a mathematical error in Dona Ana County have clouded the outcome of New Mexico’s special election. A constitutional amendment giving the governor more control over education was a clear winner Tuesday night, but […]