Outdoor guide: Oliver Lee Memorial State Park

Courtesy of New Mexico State Parks Oliver Lee Memorial State Park is set near the Sacramento Mountains which feature historic exhibits. • Location: Oliver Lee Memorial State Park is 8 miles south of Alamogordo via U.S.-54. • Directions: From Portales take U.S. 70 W. for 85 miles stay straight and take West Relief Route (Roswell) […]

July 13, 2008 Engagements

Westall/Oliver Tim and Tracey Westall of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Westall of Amarillo, Texas, to Martin Oliver of Olton, Texas. He is the son of Stephen and Jenny Oliver of Olton, Texas. The couple will exchange vows August 2, 2008, at the First Baptist Church in Muleshoe, Texas. […]

Jenkins, Henry

Henry Jenkins, 85, of Portales, died Sunday, March 19, 2006, at Covenant Hospital in Lubbock. Born June 3, 1920, in Berkeley, Calif., to Nettie and Oliver Lloyd Jenkins, he grew up in Berkeley and attended his first two years of college there. He transferred to Oakland Tech, where he completed an engineering degree. He married […]

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Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, unable to use the keyboard shift keys and unschooled in the art of punctuation. Last week, Amos was trapped by Marcellus the cat, and he was reflecting on Oliver Owl’s sermon about how the Apostle Paul’s difficulties were “divine wood cutters” to make way for the Gospel. making […]

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Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, unable to use the keyboard shift keys and unschooled in the art of punctuation. making way for good news boss i have been concerned lately about my friend tommy tarantula and the state of his soul – and i don t want to get into a big theological […]

Walker, Geno

Geno Walker Services: Have been held. Mrs. Geno Oliver Walker, 91, of Clovis, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at Walnut Hill Place in Dallas. She was born on May 14, 1913, in St. Joseph, Mo., to Eugene and Edna Oliver. She attended public school in Clio, Iowa where she graduated as valedictorian of her high […]

Kane, Brian

Brian Kane Services: Have been held. Airman 1st Class Brian Martin Oliver Kane, 29, of Cannon Air Force Base, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Oct. 10, 1975, in Ireland, to Bernard and Jeanie McGoldrick Kane. He worked in the Public Affairs office at Cannon. […]

Dilbeck, David Oliver

David Oliver Dilbeck Mr. David Oliver Dilbeck, 78, of Clovis, retired from the Santa Fe Railroad, died Wednesday, June 30, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on Oct. 21, 1925, in Watumka, Okla., to James and Mary Dilbeck. He married Lena J. Taylor on Jan. 27, 1947, in Tucumcari. He served […]

the mystery and miracle of Christmas

By Gary Mitchell amos the churchmouse: a view from under the pew Editor’s note: When Amos went shopping recently, he encountered the trials of last-minute Christmas shoppers. In frustration, he called out for the real meaning of Christmas. Just then, Sammy Salamander wiggled by and pointed him to a little nativity scene far from the […]