Possessions don’t lead to self-sufficiency

By Judy Brandon My great uncle Harris never married and lived all his adult life alone. During his lifetime, he existed only on the bare necessities. It wasn’t that Uncle Harris couldn’t afford a comfortable lifestyle, and it wasn’t that he didn’t have an income. Harris just didn’t believe in spending any money. He was […]

Clovis woman embarks on mission trip to Mexico

By Gary Mitchell Kizzy Vigil says Mexico changed her life. Maybe it was the day Vigil spent with the medical team. “The medical team consisted of two doctors and a dentist who would travel to different clinics to provide free health care,” she said. “I went along with the medical team on Wednesday to be […]

Actors do great job in “Italian Job”

By Stacy Allen Show: The Italian Job Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Donald Sutherland and Edward Norton. Summary: A group of con artists pull of an Italian job that goes sour and leaves most of them wanting revenge. Show times: (Hilltop Twin) 1:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10 p.m.  The Italian Job is about […]

Artist remembered for generosity

By Jack King Geraldine Ottie Green was a woman of many talents, according to friends. The wife of longtime area physician Dr. Marion F. Green, the great-great-grandmother was a nurse who helped her husband in his practices in Muleshoe and Farwell. She also was a civic-spirited person who started the Muleshoe Public Library and an […]

Hitt, Opal

Opal Hitt Services: Have been held. Mrs. Opal Hitt, 96, of Portales, died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at Prairie Acres Nursing Home in Friona. She was born on March 9, 1907, in the Rogers and Dora communities, to Luna and Ethel Pruett. She attended school at Long’s and Dora. She married James “Sid” Hitt on […]

Skeen, Valda

Valda Skeen Services: Have been held. Mrs. Valda Lea Skeen, 91, of Bovina, a seamstress, died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at the Muleshoe Area Medical Center. She was born on March 17, 1912, in Hedley, Texas, to Henry and Leah Grant Forgerson. She moved from Texas to Texico where she attended school. She married William […]

Carrey makes role work

Stacy Allen Show: Bruce Almighty Stars: Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman Summary: Bruce has a bad day, takes it out on God and then ends up with a chance to do God’s job better when he is given all power. Show times: 12:45, 3, 5:15, 7:30, 9:45 I’m sure everyone has had one of […]

Trujillo, Adelina

Adelina Trujillo Services: Have been held. Mrs. Adelina Trujillo, 91, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Monday, May 26, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born on Dec. 9, 1911, in Puerto de Luna to Salome and Victoria Lucero Garcia. She married Lucario Trujillo on Oct. 25, 1943, in Clovis. She was a homemaker […]

‘Buck’-ing adversity

Gary Mitchell gary_mitchell@link.freedom.com Once William “Billy” Buck, a man-mountain at 6-foot-3 and 300 pounds, makes up his mind, it takes a mob to alter his determination. That certainly was true Thursday at Clovis High School’s Senior Bash Day, which is part of the school’s graduation events. The Clovis Fire Department firefighters were spraying students with […]

Advice to graduates

Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, unable to use the keyboard shift keys and unschooled in the art of punctuation. mousy advice to graduates boss i ve run across some quippy sayings compiled by perry tanksley some of them particularly relate to the church pew underworld and this time of graduation so […]