Grand disappearing act stuns classmate

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer The question is simple: Would you rather be rich or famous? The answer is also simple: I’d rather be rich, because you can be famous for the wrong reasons. Now I have proof, because I grew up with somebody who’s now famous … and I’m not sure if it’s […]

Morrison, Esther

Esther Morrison Services: Have been held. Mrs. Esther Morrison, 92, of Potales, died Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at Farwell Convalescent Center. She was born on Sept. 17, 1911, in Weatherford, Texas, to Elsie and Pete Partin. She grew up in the Granbury area and made her home there until 1991 when she moved to Portales. […]

‘Homeward bound’ becomes a reality for local families

By Eric Butler Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of United Way agency profiles scheduled for publication each Sunday, Wednesday and Friday through Nov. 21. Before Habitat for Humanity helped build them a new house to live in, Bill and Esther Faye Machen struggled to get by in a small trailer in […]