Small towns sometimes have biggest stories

By Grant McGee: CNJ Columnist I recently came across a book filled with the writings of the late Paul Crume, humor columnist for The Dallas Morning News. What a surprise to find this big city journalist writing about where he grew up, in Lariat over in Parmer County, Texas. You know Lariat. It’s on the […]

Meissner, Calvin A.

Calvin A. Meissner, 73, of Muleshoe, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2005, at Harmonee House Nursing Home in Amherst. He was born May 29, 1932, in Farwell. He married Gereta Gage in Lariat on April 6, 1974. Mr. Meissner moved to Muleshoe in 1974 from Lariat. He graduated from Texas Tech with a degree in animal […]

Lariat death being investigated

CNJ staff The work-related death of a grain inspector Friday in Lariat is being investigated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a company official said. Johnny Torres, 38, of Farwell was killed when he slipped and fell under a train, according to Bill Prince, owner of Farwell Grain and Inspection. Torres worked for the […]