Musical Clovis man led interesting life

Don McAlavy Mennell Mullins was born in Clovis, but was raised in the country by his folks Burrell and Levata Tinney Mullins. In August, I had the pleasure of interviewing him about his musical history. Most people won’t recall he was a musician, as they probably remember him running his Mennell Furniture Auction business on […]

Police Blotter 11/20

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police responded about 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 to a vehicle theft on the 1300 block of East Grand. Police determined that a furniture truck owned by a Clovis business had been left open while being unloaded and employees heard the truck […]

Smart, Ben

Ben Smart Services: Have been held. Mr. Ben. O. “Pappy Ben” Smart, 86, of Arvada, Colo., a furniture dealer, died Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at the Wheatridge Manor Nursing Home in Arvada. He was born on Feb. 27, 1917, in Roosevelt County. He married Lela Inez Leitner on Oct. 22, 1937, in Amarillo. They lived […]