‘Docugate:’ CBS can’t stonewall this time

Mona Charen Though some have dubbed the Dan Rather docugate story a distraction from the real issues of campaign 2004, I would argue that, in some ways, the episode illuminates those issues. For more than 30 years, John Kerry has been vaulting back and forth over the Vietnam fence — believing the war was his […]

Snyder, W.H.

W.H. Snyder Services: Have been held. Mr. W.H. “Bill” Snyder, 97, of Clovis, died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at his home. He was born on Feb. 12, 1907, in Bentonville, Ark., to George N. and Mattie A. Brown Snyder. He moved to Clovis in 1928 with his family and worked six years for the Santa […]

Aragon, Rogelio

Rogelio Aragon Services: Have been held. Rogelio “Charro Negro” Aragon, 75, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Amarillo Nursing Center in Amarillo. He was born on May 12, 1927, in Villanueva to Estanislado and Antonia Gonzales Aragon. He married Paublita Salas on July 1, 1953, in Guymon, Okla. He came to Clovis in 1955. Family […]

Davis, Charlie Ray

Charlie Ray Davis Services: Have been held. Charlie Ray Davis, 35, of Albuquerque died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004, at his home. He was born on Feb. 1, 1969, in Phoenix to Steve Davidson and Marla Davis. Family members said he enjoyed fishing, landscaping and cooking. He was preceded in death by his father and his […]

Dougharty, Bernard Wilmot

Bernard Wilmot Dougharty Services: Jave been held. Bernard Wilmot Dougharty, 78, of Alamogordo died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, in Las Cruces. He was born on Feb. 2, 1925, in Haskell, Texas. He was a graduate of Stamford, Texas, High School, Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. He […]

Martinez, Sandra Garcia

Sandra Garcia Martinez Services: Have been held. Sandra Garcia Martinez, 42, of Portales, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at her home. She was born on July 24, 1961, in Portales, to Veneranda and Frank Garcia. She grew up in Portales and was a 1979 graduate of Portales High School. She went on to attend Highland […]

Kos, Winnie Mae

Winnie Mae Kos Services: Have been held. Mrs. Winnie Mae Kos, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Portales, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003. She was born on April 15, 1916, in Elida. She was orphaned as an infant and raised by her grandmother and other relatives. Family members said she was a vivacious, outgoing woman who […]

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 […]

Shiplet, William Todd

William Todd Shiplet Services: Have been held. William Todd Shiplet, 37, of Midland, Texas, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003. He was born on Dec. 22, 1965, in Hobbs, to Sandra and Bill Shiplet. He moved with his family to Midland in 1971. He graduated from Midland High School in 1984. He was best known for […]

Bailey, Leroy

Leroy Bailey Services: Have been held. Mr. Leroy Bailey, 71, of Broadview, a farmer/rancher, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on March 16, 1932, in Bethany, Okla., to Ralph and Letha Coffman Bailey. He graduated from Grady High School in 1950. He joined the U. S. Army […]