Dec. 24, 1947

Carl A. Hatch, New Mexico’s senior senator, spent the Christmas holidays in Clovis and said he did not believe that war was “inevitable.” … The home of Mr. and Mrs. C.N. (Buck) Barnes at 920 Mitchell won first prize in the annual Chamber of Commerce home decoration contest for Christmas. … Gus, Tom and all […]

May 11, 1942

U.S. Sen. Carl Hatch, a Democrat from Clovis, answered his first Senate roll call of the year after a Feb. 27 car wreck. Hatch, who suffered a back injury in the crash, was “thinner and walking with a cane,” according to newspaper accounts. … Clovis police were searching for a 1934 black V-8 Ford stolen […]

Regardless of floods, N.M. is green state

By Helena Rodriguez: Local columnist We have a state of emergency. Flooding in Hatch has damaged a good part of that town’s claim to fame. While our beloved green chile did all right elsewhere, Hatch is the Chile Capital of the World. Our official New Mexico state question is : “Red or green?” which refers, […]

Ina Derrick-Delay, Ina

Ina Derrick-Delay Services: Have been held. Ina V. Derrick-Delay, 81, of Amarillo, died Monday, July 4, 2005, in Amarillo. She was born April 13, 1924, to Harvey and Lula Bell Vowell Belyeu in Haskell, Texas. She was a homemaker and member of the Ladies VFW Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Frank […]

Bustos, Juan

Juan Bustos Services: have been held. Juan Bustos, 44, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Burial will be at Mission Garden of Memories in Clovis. Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis. Philip Crystal Services: 9:30 a.m. today at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Philip E. Crystal, […]

Troubled boy may have been found in Arkansas

Don McAlavy Cletis Ball of Texico, following a sentence by Judge Carl A. Hatch, was given 18 months to two years to be served in the state reformatory. This was on May 6, 1929. Cletis Ball was 11 years old. On a previous occasion, after Cletis had been released from jail, a jailer named Clark […]

Hatch, Rosamond

Rosamond Hatch Services: Have been held. Rosamond Booth Hatch, 72, of Clovis, died Wednesday, July 7, 2004, in Clovis. She was born on July 4, 1932, in Farwell, to Earl and Bess Walker Booth. She married Norman Boone Hatch on March 20, 1953, in Portales. She graduated from Clovis High School and Eastern New Mexico […]

Could American Presidents soon be foreign born?

Freedom Newspapers Could Arnold Schwarzenegger become president of the United States? Politically, it seems possible. Although we still have to see how he does in the rest of his time as California’s governor, so far he has shown an ability to learn the job and lead. But legally, for him to run for president, the […]

Hatch, Gary

GARY HATCH Services: Have been held. Mr. Gary Hatch, 54, of Portales, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, near Roswell. He was born on Jan. 11, 1949, in Portales, to Frantelle and Gordon Hatch. He grew up in Portales and graduated from Portales High School in 1967. He went on to attend classes at both Eastern […]