Obits 12-18

Myrtle Mae Breuning, 90 Myrtle Mae Breuning, 90, of Las Vegas, N.M., died Friday, Dec. 12, 2003, at her home. She was born on Aug. 18, 1913, in Bellview to Alphus “Alf” Monroe and Mattie Ann Stafford Mitchell. She was raised in and graduated from high school in Bellview. After graduation she attended Highlands Normal. […]

Obits 11-16

J.D. Freeman, 83 J. D. Freeman, 83, of Causey, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Oct. 9, 1920, in Wade, Okla., to Pairlee and John S. Freeman. Mr. Freeman’s family moved to Honey Grove, Texas, when he was small. After the death of his mother in […]

Town looks good in white

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Darrell Todd Maurina As one of Roosevelt County’s oldest communities, Elida has had a long time to build a rich history. It’s also had a long time to accumulate dust and dirt. Beginning this weekend, Elida residents are starting to spruce up their town by painting older buildings, removing junk, and otherwise getting the town […]

Elida gets ready to paint the town white

Mike Linn The peeling and dry-tinged buildings in the middle of Elida will get a face-lift this weekend that would make a Hollywood botox spinster jealous. The hot New Mexico sun, a procession of 19 buildings painted white and a sign reading “Elida, the bright spot of New Mexico” will welcome travelers passing through on […]