Western Dairy Transport lays off about 75 workers

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Freedom New Mexico: Argen Duncan Western Dairy Transport’s Portales location let about 75 employees go Wednesday after a contract with Dairy Farmers of America expired. The contract accounted for about two-thirds of the business in the Clovis/Portales area, company President David Shelton said. By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico Western Dairy Transport in Portales laid […]

McDonald, William

William (Bill) McDonald, 91, of Clovis died Thursday, May 25, 2006, in Clovis. He was born Nov. 22, 1914, in Bovina. Family members said he served God in faith and actions. He served as a deacon for more than 50 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling and reading, family members said. Examples of his woodworking […]

Shelton, Donald

Donald L. Shelton, 70, of Rushville, Ill., died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at the Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Ill. He was born May 24, 1935, in Beardstown, Ill., to Claude and Edith Shelton. He married Gladys Irene Hatchett Carpenter on Oct. 4, 1975, in Beardstown. He retired as master sergeant from the Air Force […]

Laquita Griffith

Mrs. Laquita Joy (Haragan) Griffith, 71, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, in Llano, Texas. She was born Jan. 23, 1934, in Lynn County, Texas, to Thelma and Olin Shelton. She was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, Dale Haragan. Survivors include her second husband, Alvis Griffith; two sons, Randy Haragan of […]

Former Dora pastor dies in accident

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers A former Dora Baptist church pastor died Wednesday when he was struck by a vehicle while trying to assist another motortist in Wolfforth, Texas, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Phillip Shelton, 63, was struck by a 2003 Cadillac Escalade at 5:33 p.m. on U.S. Highway 62/82 and […]