That Thanksgiving was a real turkey

by Bob Huber You should have been there the year my son Glen turned 13. That was the same year I purchased six white turkeys on the hoof, figuring to slaughter them for crowded holiday banquets we always hosted each year. The turkeys were hand fed by a friend’s daughter as a project of 4-H, […]

York, Glen

Glen York Services: Have been held. Glen Allan “Skippy” York, 26, died on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004, in Clovis. He was born on April 4, 1978, in Raton, to Glen A. and Linda Wakefield York. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Raton and he worked for the Burlington Northern and Santa […]

War monument to honor Clovis heroes

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Four pillars honoring Curry County residents known to have died in war will be unveiled at 11 a.m. Monday at Clovis-Carver Public Library. (CNJ staff photo Eric Kluth) By Darrell Todd Maurina In most years, Clovis veterans gather at a local cemetery for Memorial Day services honoring deceased veterans. This year will be different, as […]

Barbee, Ella Mae

Ella Mae Barbee Services: Have been held. Ella Mae Barbee, 74, of Portales, died Monday, May 24, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on April 13, 1930, in Olney Springs, Colo., to Octavia and Frank Betts. She grew up in Del Norte, Colo., and Portales, where she graduated from Portales High […]

Updated list of Curry County War Dead

Clovis’ Fallen Heroes The following military personnel from Curry County were killed or declared missing in action during wartime. Sources are cited. Please contact Veterans Council member Jim Cowman at 762-3066 with any corrections, additions or questions. 1916 Punitive Expedition Everett Fitzhugh World War I William Galloway Glen Harris Henry “Tex” Huff Charles Ledbetter Dean […]

Head ‘em up and move ‘em out on the old Chisholm Trail

Tom DiFrancesca Last week, I ended my column by mentioning Glen Seeber’s Internet endeavors. Glen is the news editor for the Clovis News Journal. So, as promised, I’m here with the scoop. The Chisholm Trail — after hearing or reading those words, I immediately picture in my mind, long arduous cattle drives, men who receive […]

Crawford, Alfred

Alfred Crawford Services: Have been held. Mr. Alfred Crawford, 93, of Portales died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on July 21, 1910, in Peacock, Texas, in Stonewall County, to Mary Elizabeth and A.A. Crawford. He came to New Mexico on horseback in 1926, picking cotton along […]

List of military personnel from Curry County who died while serving their country

The following military personnel from Curry County were killed or declared missing in action during wartime. Sources are cited. Please contact Editor David Stevens at 763-6991 with any corrections, additions or questions. World War I William Galloway Glen Harris Henry “Tex” Huff Charles Ledbetter Dean Lucas Glen Snodderly Rayne Vivard Charles Williams Charles Wilson Source: […]