Graham, Walter

WALTER GRAHAM Services: Have been held. Walter R. Graham, 71 of Fort Sumner, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at Laurel Ridge Care Center in Clovis. He was born on April 11, 1932, in Gregory, Ark., to Walter R. and Erma Florence Dodd Graham. He made his home in Fort Sumner, where he worked as an […]

Parks finds end zone often

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Melrose senior Harvey Park makes up for his lack of foot speed with great hands, according to his coach. CNJ photo by Erick Kluth. Rick White He’s not big. Nor particularly fast. Harvey Park just has a knack for catching footballs — and finding the end zone. His coach and teammates rave about his hands, […]

Scott, Ruth

Ruth Scott Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ruth Scott, 87, of Clovis, died Monday, July 14, 2003, at Laurel High Plains Nursing Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 25, 1915, in Milnesand, to Ada Bell and Albert E. Williamson. She was the first baby recorded born in the Milnesand community, where she attended […]

Melrose trio runs wild

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Rick White MELROSE — Taking lessons from last week’s loss to top-ranked Tatum, Melrose coach Dickie Roybal scrapped his run-based offense in favor of a more wide-open attack this week in practice. The Melrose Buffaloes proved to be quick learners, schooling Lake Arthur in the art of fastbreak football. Spreading the formation from sideline to […]

Park, Ruiz spark Buffaloes

CNJ staff MOUNTAINAIR — Harvey Park caught everything thrown his way and Carlos Ruiz scored about every which way as Melrose improved to 2-0 with a 58-38 win Saturday over Mountainair. Harvey Park caught eight passes and 183 yards and six touchdowns while Ruiz scored on a 47-yard run, a 23-yard pass reception and also […]

Brockman-Graham, Inez M.

Inez M. Brockman-Graham Services: Have been held. Inez M. Brockman-Graham, 79, of Fort Sumner, died Thursday, June 26, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born Jan. 16, 1924, in Lincoln County, Okla., to James Cunningham and Mamie Thacker. She married William E. Brockman on April 3, 1942. They made their home […]

Melrose teacher ‘humbled, proud’ of teaching award

By Gary Mitchell Although Melrose math teacher Lisa Graham said she didn’t feel “worthy” of her recent Golden Apple Award, her colleagues and peers said she deserved it. Earlier this month, Graham was one of seven teachers in the state presented with the 2003 award at the “Tribute to Teachers” recognition dinner in Albuquerque. The […]