Rushing, Mattie

Mattie Rushing Services: Have been held. Mattie Carrington Rushing, 106, of Friona, Texas, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at Prairie Acres Nursing Home in Friona. She was born on June 1, 1898, in Natural Dam, Ark., to Stephen and Serena (Ausmus) Carrington. She married Eric Vance Rushing on May 30, 1917, in Francis, Okla. Family […]

Maguire, Mona Kaye

Mona Kaye Maguire Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mona Kaye Frances Maguire, 62, of Clovis, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, her home in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 23, 1942, in Melrose, to Walter Harrell Coburn and Bernice Cleo Coburn. She was a single mother in the early ’60s who worked three jobs to […]

Dutch develop healthy survival instinct

by Mona Charen As Americans were reaffirming the war on terror by re-electing George W. Bush, Europe was slapped hard across the face by the murder of Theo van Gogh, a Dutch filmmaker and outspoken critic of Islam. Van Gogh, a descendant of the painter, was shot while riding his bicycle to work in Amsterdam. […]

Clovis businesses celebrate 75 years

By Don McAlavy In 1929, a small-town newspaperman came to Clovis from Kansas to start a dynasty. Not only did Mack Stanton combine two weekly newspapers into a daily — the Clovis Evening News Journal at 215 Main — he also created a printing plant to do commercial printing at 313 Main and he called […]

Holland, Eual

Eual Holland Services: Have been held. Mr. Eual “Vaughn” Holland, 76, of Portales died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on July 22, 1927, in Alba, Texas, to Naomi and Joseph Holland. In high school he played on the basketball team and the baseball team and he drove […]

Smith, Elizabeth B.

Elizabeth B. Smith Services: Have been held. Mrs. Elizabeth B. Smith, 95, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at her home north of Clovis. She was born Feb. 5, 1908, in Gratiot County, Mich., to Bertha Mae Johnson and Daniel Martin Bartlett. She grew up with two brothers and a sister in Omaha, Neb. In 1928, […]

Holland, Marvin

Marvin Holland Services: Have been held. Mr. Marvin F. Holland, 74, of Clovis, a business owner and manager, died Sunday, May 11, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on July 22, 1928, in Plainview, to Elmer and Florence Bonher Holland. He graduated from Olton High School and attended Lipperts Business College. […]