Press Release: Farwell farmer earns national award

TULSA – Ryan Williams, a crop and cattle farmer from Farwell, Parmer County, Texas was chosen as one of four National Outstanding Young Farmers by The United States Junior Chamber (Jaycees) on February 13 at their 2010 Awards Congress in Raleigh, North Carolina. Ryan Williams has always wanted to raise his family on the land […]

8/31 Births

Prothro Lark Elizabeth Crown Prothro was born Aug. 21, 2008, at Plains Regional Medical Center to George Michael and Ziggy Crown Prothro of Portales. She weighed 6 pounds and 15 ounces. She has one brother, Theodore Darius Ezell. Grandparents are Mary Marquis of Bastrop, Texas; Gene Crown of Riverdale, Md. and Shirley and George L. […]

Former ENMU quarterback hired as Louisville’s coach

Recently-hired University of Louisville coach Steve Kragthorpe started his collegiate career as a quarterback at Eastern New Mexico University, according to a press release from Louisville. Kragthorpe, hired away from the University of Tulsa, was a backup to record-setting quarterback Kevin Kott at ENMU in 1983 and 1984 under coach Bill Kelly. He transferred to […]

Bass, Cletus R.

Cletus Ray Bass, 40, of Melrose died Sunday, June 4, 2006, in Tulsa, Okla. He graduated from Melrose High School. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He worked with his father at the Tire Store and with many area farmers and wheat harvesters. He also worked at the Melrose Grain Elevator and […]

Scott Alan Lowry

Scott Alan Lowry, 43, of Fort Worth, Texas, died Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, in Fort Worth. He was born Aug. 30, 1962, to Larry and Sally Wood Lowry in Tulsa, Okla. He worked for Hulcher Professional Services as an environmentalist. He received his bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University and earned his master’s degree in […]

Hopkins, Russell

Russell Hopkins Services: Have been held. Russell Hopkins, 75, of Tulsa, Okla., died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2005, at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa. He was born on June 6, 1929, in Alex, Okla., to Don and Bertle (Ashlock) Hopkins. He was a livestock inspector for the State of Oklahoma for 26 years. He retired in […]

Hailey, Perna T.

Perna T. Hailey Services: Have been held. Mrs. Perna T. Hailey, 84, of Clovis, died Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 12, 1919, in Romance, Mo., to Logan and Mae Birch Naugle. She married Robert T. Hailey on Aug. 8, 1939, in Ava, Mo. She […]

Many citizens remember baby doctor

Don McAlavy Many people in Clovis still remember Dr. George Prothro. Even though he lives in Tulsa, Okla., now, some of us still correspond with him. He is retired, but still very active in medical projects. Prothro grew up in Clovis, coming with his family from Arkansas when he was a year old in 1921. […]

Douglas, Ella Mae Wallace

Douglas, Ella Mae Wallace Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ella Mae Wallace Douglas, 96, of Tulsa, Okla., a sales clerk, died on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, at the Ambassador Manor Nursing Home in Tulsa, Okla. She was born on Feb. 2, 1907, in Farmersville, Texas, to Rufus and Julia Thompson Glass. She was raised in […]

Tindle, Gladys

Gladys Tindle Services: Have been held. Gladys Joyce Tindle, 85, of Santa Fe, died Wednesday, Sept. 24,4, 2003, in Santa Fe. She was born on Oct. 3, 1917, in Bunch, Okla., to Harve Maloy and Jessie Foster. She married Alexander Tindle in 1939 and they moved to Roswell. They eventually settled in Melrose where they […]