Elida News, May 21

By Nita Thurman

Birthdays (May 24-30)
Christy West, Walter Hays, Connie Ford, Wayne Harris, Jeff Graves, Cory Baca, Fannie B. Nuckols, Stormy King and Brandi Moore.

Anniversaries (May 24-30):
Mrs. and Mrs. Troyce Boone, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Roberts and Mr. and Mrs. Bud Bilberry.

Obituary
Biddie Murrell Archer’s daughter, Charlice Joy Beard Shumater, 63, died May 6 in Ilascia, Texas. She was buried in Cleveland, Texas. She was born in Elida and grew up in Roosevelt County. Her father, CJ Beard was from Elida.

Face lift
Delbert Bradley needs help painting the main part of Elida. He plans to start to start at 8 a.m. on June 7. Paint and equipment will be provided.
Be Ready
Police Chief Ron Haley reports there will be a police check point set for Elida sometime this month.

Meeting
There will be a Town Hall meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday sponsored by the Eastern Plains Council of Governments to discuss the city’s fire department, EMS, court and law enforcement

Around Town
Monroe Gilmore has recently been in the Lubbock hospital but is now home . . . Montie Cochran has been ill and having tests but is home now . . . Kent Winders has been in Houston taking treatments and is now home . . . Billy Russell is still in an Albuquerque hospital and it is reported he is doing better.

Nita Thurman can be reached at 274-6411.