May 10, 1955: Nineteen seniors graduated from Floyd High School. Joy Griffith was valedictorian and Annette Boyd was salutatorian.
The Chi Omega Sorority on Eastern’s campus initiated their fall pledge class Friday and Saturday. The new initiates include Betty Boyd, Carlsbad; Sheryl Brassell, Portales; Lois Marie Dunn, Portales; Becky Enabnit, Denver, Colo.; Carol Erdman, Albuquerque, and Gar Fails, of Albuquerque.
By Helena Rodriguez It was with her husband’s brains and her personality that Margie Villalobos says she opened her small Mexican import business, La Frontera, on the square in Portales in 1991. But when her husband Mario died in a trucking accident in 2001, Villalobos said she quickly became “the brains” behind the family business, [...]
Neta May Leavitt Porter, 86 Neta May Leavitt Porter, 86, of Clovis, died Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 14, 1917, in New Home, Texas, to Valentine and Ada Estes Leavitt. She married James W. Porter on June 3, 1972, in Clovis. She moved to New [...]
Boyd Taylor, 83 Mr. Boyd Taylor, 83, of Portales, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at Laurel Plains Nursing Center in Clovis. He was born on May 21, 1920, in Dawson County, Texas, to Ruth and Bud Taylor. At an early age, his family moved to New Mexico and settled on a ranch where he grew [...]