Scott, Kenneth

Kenneth Scott Services: No services will be held. Kenneth R. Scott, 64, of Tucumcari, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. He was born on Oct. 15, 1940, in Hammond, Ind. Survivors include his wife, Martha A. Scott; a son, Kelly Newsom; and four daughters, Renee John (and husband, […]

U.S. has become litigation nation

By Leonard Pitts: Syndicated Columnist It happens every time. Every single time I think I’ve seen the absolute bottom, the skankiest, stinkiest behavior of which human beings are capable, along comes a Clarence Stowers to prove me wrong. In fact, from here on in, I think “Clarence Stowers” will be my synonym for all that […]

Don’t forget the reason for the season

by Ned Cantwell The two Jesus Patrol agents sat glumly in a coffee shop on the outskirts of Artesia. Their mood had sunk to levels matching the plummeting winter night temperature, and blowing snow threatened to close the highway back to Albuquerque. “Lord, what a day,” muttered one of the agents. “Watch your language!” warned […]

High court struggles with confusing law

Freedom Newspapers A narrow court ruling upholding one small aspect of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act highlights the problems that ensue when Congress passes feel-good legislation which turns out to be imprecise and more sweeping than in keeping with the constitutional ideal of limited government. Sloppy language in laws allows — sometimes requires — […]

Faris, Guylinda Sue

Guylinda Sue Faris Services: Will be held at a later date. Ms. Guylinda Sue Faris, 67, of Clovis, a private childcare provider, died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on March 25, 1937, in Clovis, to Guy Logan and Lois Faris. In addition to private childcare, she worked […]

Mitchell, J.T.

J.T. Mitchell Services: Have been held. J.T. Mitchell, 19, of Clovis, a student, died Sunday, March 21, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 1, 1984, in Muleshoe to Ricky and Karen Mitchell. Family members said he loved horses and to rope, and enjoyed playing sports, not watching them. His family said he did […]

Fletcher, Linda S.

Linda Sue Fletcher Services: Have been hel. Linda Sue Fletcher, 50, of Clovis died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Nov. 14, 1953, in Clovis to Charlie and Mary Garcia Sena. She was a lifetime resident of Clovis. She married Roger Fletcher on Sept. 17, 1977, in […]

Organizations 4/18

Grady Alpha Club The Grady Alpha Club met on April 6 with Mary Frances Burnett and Mildred Moyers as hostesses. Katy MacKechnie called the meeting to order with 11 members present. The treasurer’s report and a report on the club exchange were given. Grady Club members really enjoyed the Nite Owls visit. Work Day at […]

Some want to see pay, others see no point

Project: Reader Reaction Curry County officials recently declined the Clovis News Journal’s request for employee salary information. County Attorney Steve Doerr said the records requested do not exist. A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked if the newspaper should sue the county to force release of the information. Some responses: “I can’t understand why the […]

Arnold, Dorothea Sue

Dorothea Sue Arnold Services: Have been held. Dorothea Sue Arnold, 86, of Aztec died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington. She was born on Aug. 5, 1917, in Topeka, Kan. A resident of Aztec since 1959, she was active in the America Legion Auxiliary, the Girl’s State Program and […]