King’s message echoes feelings of hope, peace

Freedom New Mexico Forty years ago this month, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot to death in Memphis by an assassin’s rifle bullet. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, campaigning for president in Indianapolis, Ind., made impromptu remarks to a shocked crowd that have been designated by

New Mexicans rarity in parts of U.S.

By Grant McGee: Local columnist I took notes as The Lady of the House and I zipped across the southeastern United States visiting family last month: 4,825 miles of interstate, two-lane back roads, city streets and such. With all those miles, a working stiff like me from Clovis, New Mexico, saw and experienced some things […]

Hickey-Fields Engagement

David Hickey of Union, Ky., and Sandra Garrison of Albuquerque announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Shelby Hickey, to Dustin Fields, both of Albuquerque. He is the son of Jimmy and Rhonda Fields of Memphis, Texas. The couple will exchange vows at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Lake Tahoe, Calif. The reception will […]

Vacations are break from everyday chores

By Grant McGee: Local Columnist Are you planning a vacation this summer? This afternoon, if all goes according to plan, I will roll east out of Clovis and be off on the first two-week vacation I have ever had. I needed two weeks to cover all the stuff I’d like to do, putting together some […]

Elvis’ former apartment open for tours

Woody Baird, The Associated Press By Woody Baird THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Want to spend a few days holed up in Elvis Presley’s old digs — sleeping in his bedroom, eating in his kitchen? No, Graceland isn’t taking in boarders. But there might be a room available at the public housing apartment where […]

Dunn-Slough, Ruby

Ruby Neville Dunn-Slough, 84, of Clovis died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born on March 10, 1919 in Lakeview, Texas, to Emmitt and Lillie Mae Crabb Harper. She married Troy Dunn in Memphis, Texas, and he preceded her in death in 1949. She then married Robert Edward Slough in […]

Christianity needs a proper focal point

By Judy Brandon Memphis, Tenn., holds fond memories for me. During my childhood, our family made many visits to relatives who lived in the area. So it was during my early years that I began to develop an affinity for the city of Memphis. In fact, that was carried through to years later when Charlie […]