Engagements 8/1/04

Richard and Phyllis Davidson of Clovis announce the engagement of their granddaughter, Amber Norton of Clovis, to Mikael Ouellette of Grandfalls, Canada, son of Marise Desrosiers and Allen Shannon of Grandfalls, Canada. The couple will exchange vows at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 18 Central Christian Church in Clovis. The reception will be the Clovis Inn. […]

Engagements: June 6, 2004

(Submissions are due Wednesdays by 1 p.m.) Waggoner-Lasiter Michael and Roberta Waggoner of Clovis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Brittany Waggoner of Clovis, to Larry Lasiter of Clovis, son of Doris and the late Thomas Lasiter of Plano, Texas. The couple will exchange vows at 2:30 p.m. on June 6 at […]

Proof of savings key hurdle for merger

Tom Philpott: Military Update columnist The biggest obstacle to consolidating three military exchange services into a single system will be proving to Congress and skeptical service leaders that the effort actually will save money for patrons, says retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Charles J. Wax, director of the Unified Exchange Task Force. “My most difficult […]

Organizations 4/18

Grady Alpha Club The Grady Alpha Club met on April 6 with Mary Frances Burnett and Mildred Moyers as hostesses. Katy MacKechnie called the meeting to order with 11 members present. The treasurer’s report and a report on the club exchange were given. Grady Club members really enjoyed the Nite Owls visit. Work Day at […]

Honors 4/11

Program of Academic Exchange Kari Hunt of Clovis has been appointed Community Coord-inator for this region by PAX, Program of Academic Exchange. PAX is a non-profit educational organization which invites international high school students to the United States for an academic homestay. Hunt said, “All PAX students have been carefully screened, speak English, have full […]

Engagements 4/4 – Poe-Sanchez, Pierce-Dorman

Poe-Sanchez Susan and Rick Poe of Clovis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rachel Donnell Poe of Clovis, to James Edwards Sanchez of Clovis, son of Herminia Sanchez of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. on April 10, 2004, at the Chapel in Clovis. The bride-elect is a 1999 […]

Exchange service merger reviews mixed

By Tom Phillpott: Military Update Bush administration plans to merge the three military exchange systems, to cap commissary shopper savings at an average of 30 percent and to test “variable pricing” as a way to reduce commissary taxpayer support drew sharp criticism during a House hearing on Wednesday. Republican subcommittee chairman John McHugh of New […]

ENMU signs agreement to recruit foreign students

By Mike Linn PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University officials are actively recruiting students from universities in foreign countries, especially China, something that has become increasingly difficult since Sept. 11, 2001. Eastern President Steven Gamble recently signed a World American Cultural Exchange agreement with officials from Sichuan Conservatory of Music in China. The agreement will […]

Fite, Edward Jr.

Edward “Ed” Wylie Fite Jr., 80, of Clovis, owner of the Book Exchange, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003, in Clovis. He was born on Dec. 13, 1922, in Grimshaw, Texas, to Ed Sr. and Myrtle Lee Fite. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He married Cassie Booher on May 3, 1941, in Las Cruces. He […]

Engagements – 11/2

Maldonado-Perales Laura Maldonado of Clovis and Guillermo Perales Jr. of Clovis, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. They will exchange vows at 3 p.m. on Nov. 6, 2003, at Faith Christian family Church in Clovis. The bride is employed at Big Country Ford. The prospective groom is employed at High Plains Federal Credit Union. The […]