In Search of Ponies: Raven not much for conversation

Sharna Johnson Poor Poe verbally shook and twisted his 1800’s version of a Magic 8-Ball, only getting one word in return, regardless of the question. Not this raven. With Joe, it’s anyone’s guess what will spring from his unpredictable beak. You see, there’s a battle of the words being waged and Joe’s in the middle, […]

Family reunion

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The Newberry Family Reunion held July 9-11 drew more than 175 family and friends. [image #1, align=right, size=medium] The seven remaining siblings of Roy and Maude Newberry were all in attendance: Viola Orcutt of Fallbrook, Calif., Herb Newberry (host) of Portales, Bob Newberry of Parshal, Colo., Norma Sites of Roswell, Virginia Poe of Portales, Gale […]

Oct. 16 Honors, Births, Weddings, Engagements, Birthdays

Honors A poem by Stephanie Turner, a tenth-grader at Clovis High School, was published in Young Poets, the 2005 poetry edition. Stephanie is the daughter of Steve and Sandy turner of Clovis and the granddaughter of Caleb and Donna Chandler. Weddings Jennifer Stovall and Cole Bartlett, both of Clovis, were joined in marriage on Sept. […]

Thomas, William

William Thomas Services: Have been held. William Walter Thomas, 76, of Clovis, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on July 16, 1928, in Blue Mountain, Miss., to Luther and Pearl Thomas. He married Adeline Charizia on Nov. 1, 1949, in Cheverly, Md. He enlisted in the […]

Engagements 4/4 – Poe-Sanchez, Pierce-Dorman

Poe-Sanchez Susan and Rick Poe of Clovis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rachel Donnell Poe of Clovis, to James Edwards Sanchez of Clovis, son of Herminia Sanchez of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. on April 10, 2004, at the Chapel in Clovis. The bride-elect is a 1999 […]