Grady embraces heritage

By Marlena Hart: CNJ staff writer Schedule • What: Grady Centennial Celebration • Where: Grady Park, 410 E. Franklin St. • When: 3 p.m. Saturday • The centennial celebration will include games, prizes, food and dancing. The woman who mops the floor with a tattered rag embodies the fierce independence that also colors her town. […]

Harper, Gerald

Gerald Harper Services: Have been held. Mr. Gerald H. “Jake” Harper, 82, of Grady, died Friday, April 1, 2005, at his home. He was born on Dec. 13, 1922, in Curry County, to John Henry and Maggie Belle Moss Harper. He married Fairene Weeks on July 26, 1947, in Clovis. He attended school and graduated […]

Coffey, Leanoard

Leonard Coffey Services: Have been held. Mr. Leonard Coffey, 82, of Clovis, died Monday, April 5, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on March 30, 1922, in Rawls, Texas, to Lonnie and Claire Griffin Coffey. He married Thelma Skeen on July 3, 1943, in Clovis. He was a member and a […]

Sacket, D. Jack

D. Jack Sacket, 74, of Temple, Texas, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at Weston Inn Health Center in Temple, Texas. He was born on Sept. 23, 1929, in Waynoka, Okla., to Henry C. and Edna M. Barnett Sacket. His family settled in Clovis. He played football for Clovis High School and graduated in 1947. He […]

Youth’s summer business venture turns charitable

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Taylor McIntire donated part of his proceeds from creating and selling a cookbook to a children’s home in Portales. Photo by Rick White. By Lukas Cash Taylor McIntire is not your average entrepenuer. The Arlington, Texas, resident eschewed the normal money-making projects of an 8-year-old like a lemonade and cookie stands and decided on something […]