Americans can refute stimulus

By Tibor Machan: Freedom New Mexico columnist John Kenneth Galbraith was a member of Harvard University’s economics department as well as ambassador to India for JFK and a outspoken socialist. His debates with his close friend, the late William F. Buckley, Jr., were famous — and he lost all of them! In his book “The […]

Family survives fire, dust bowl, depression

By Don McAlavy: Local columnist The Miller family first consisted of Vernon and Elma (Forbes) Harrison; Vernon born in Kansas in 1891 and Elma was born in Tennessee in 1895. They were married in Clovis on June 29, 1916. They first lived in Albuquerque where Vernon was in the grocery business. They moved back to […]

Romero, Louisa

Louisa Romero of Fort Sumner died Sunday, June 24, 2006, at University Medical Center in Lubbock from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. She was born in Ricardo to Highino Romero and the former Ricardita Martinez. She attended school at Ricardo. She made her home in Fort Sumner for many years, where she was employed […]

Berry, Betty

Betty Lou Berry, 74, of Lubbock, died Friday, April 14, 2006, at her home. Born Nov. 25, 1931, in Afton, Texas, to William and Amelia Wade Hartman, she married Kenneth J. Berry on March 17, 1950, in Lubbock. Even though the family moved frequently because of her husband’s business, she always was involved with her […]

Gallegos-Chavez, Dora

Dora Gallegos-Chavez, 83, of Las Vegas, N.M., died March 13, 2006, at Alta Vista Regional Hospital in Las Vegas. Born April 5, 1922, in Boreca to Bernard Gallegos and Lucia Trujillo Gallegos, she married Juan Chavez Sept. 10, 1939, in Fort Sumner. Family said she was a loving mother, grandmother, wife, daughter, aunt, sister-in-law, and […]

Magness, Ellen F.

Mrs. Ellen Faye Magness, 80, of Farwell, died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2005. She was born Feb. 11, 1925, in San Saba, Texas, to Earl and Vera Watkins. She was a long-time resident of Farwell. She was a member of the Farwell Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Magness; […]

Brent, Kenneth A.

Kenneth Arnold Brent Services: No date has been set. Kenneth Arnold Brent, 56, of Clovis died Aug. 27, 2005, in Sante Fe. He was born Jan. 25, 1949, in El Paso, Texas. He graduated from Clovis High School in 1967. After graduation, he enlisted in the Air Force. He was honorably discharged in 1970. He […]

Kenneth Realty sold to Colonial

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Kenneth Jones, owner of Kenneth Realty, has sold his business of 29 years to Gayla Brumfield of Coldwell Banker Colonial Real Estate. “Jo (his wife) and I are in our 60s,” Jones said. “We were ready to slow down.” Jones said he has been considering selling the business for […]

Kenneth K. Carson, W.I. “Shorty” Williams

Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. Kenneth K. Carson Date of birth: Sept. 26, 1918 Dates of service: Feb. 5, 1942 to Oct. 3, 1945 Hometown: Waynoke, Okla. Lives in: […]

Egerton, Sarah

Sarah Egerton Services:Have been held. Mrs. Sarah Jo Egerton, 60, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 25, 1944, in Fort Sumner, to Cecil and Gertrude Trinkle. She married Jack Egerton on April 14, 1967, in Amarillo. They moved to Clovis in 1985 […]