Friday morning briefing: Clovis’ top chef, a celebration and maybe some rain

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Steaking it out Check out Doug McGregor of Clovis, now a prize winning steak chef. Seems Doug, 66, who has never competed in a cooking contest before, decided to try his hand at the Cowboy Culture Celebration steak contest last weekend in Dublin, Texas.He […]

Fund established for Clovis boy

A fund has been established for 3-year-old Jorden McGregor of Clovis, who is at Childrens Medical Center in Dallas being treated for kidney disease. Jorden is the son of Shane and Elizabeth McGregor of Clovis. Donations can be made to the Jorden McGregor Fund at any Bank of America branch.

Gotta love looking up

What do you love about Clovis? “I love the sky here,” Darlene Cunningham reports. “I am from Montana, which is touted as ‘Big Sky Country,’ but it’s obvious to me that they haven’t been in New Mexico.” • • • Who inspires you? Doug McGregor has an example for us all: “Right now I am […]

A kiss from Jezika

Who inspires you? Doug McGregor has an example for us all: “Right now I am getting a lot of inspiration from my granddaughter Jezika Freeman,” he wrote in an e-mail. Jezika was recently involved in a car wreck in Portales in which her husband was killed and she suffered severe brain trauma. “Every day we […]

Births

McGregor Audrey Morgan McGregor was born July 4, 2006, to Jason and Lori McGregor of Clovis at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. She has one brother, Avery, age 3. Grandparents are Doug and Brenda McGregor of Clovis and Steve and Linda Connelly of Portales. Great-grandparents are Vilola McGregor, […]

Hospital guards against infant abductions

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Freedom Newspapers: Andy DeLisleAmber and Justin Norman of Portales sit in the room after their first child, Teagan, was born at 12:23 a.m. Wednesday at Plains Regional Medical Center. By Tonya Garner: CNJ Staff Writer Elizabeth McGregor snuggled her newborn son protectively against her breast as she lay recovering from a Caesarian section at Plains […]

McGregor, Thomas

Thomas McGregor Service: Have been held. He was born March 22, 1931, to Thomas Bernard and Viola Garrett McGregor, in Long Beach, Calif. He married Kathy Gwaltney July 14, 1957, at Cannon Air Force Base. He was a conductor for the AT&SF Railroad, owned race horses and farmed the family farm. He was a member […]

Holloway, Delbert J.

Delbert J. Holloway Services: Have been held. Delbert J. Holloway, 72, of Wray, Colo., died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004. He was born on Aug. 18, 1932, to Willie Frank “Bill” and Vera McDaniel Holloway. He married JoAnn Fulghan in February of 1950, in Clovis. He married Barbara Mears in May of 1969 and Gladys Holloway […]

Births – 11/2

Keith Darren Keith and Jackalyn Winton-Keith of Clovis are the parents of a 7-pound, 15.5-ounce girl, MacKenzie Marie Keith, born on Aug. 13, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Her grandparents are Steve and Michele Chancy of Clovis, Richard and Liz Henderson of Ellisville, Mo., Andy Winton of Clovis and the late John […]