Feb. 13 Dora School News

By Charlie Carmichael Time marches on at the Dora School and the construction of the buildings show more progress every week. Those workers seem to be working regardless of the weather. Valentine’s day There is no school Monday but the school board will meet that night. Schedule Tuesday: Pep Rally, junior varsity and varsity boys […]

Feb. 13 Floyd School News

By Jennifer Essary Upcoming events • School Board will meet Monday at 7 p.m. • The science fair is this week. • Tuesday’s game against Grady will be senior appreciation night. • Spring pictures will be Friday. • The kindergarten will be having a bake sale on Friday. All money will go towards its graduation […]

Feb. 13 Obituaries

George Gushwa, 90 Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Wheeler Mortuary Chapel in Portales. Mr. George Gushwa, 90, of Elida, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on Feb. 28, 1914, in Dayton, to Della and Bob Gushwa. He grew up in Dayton and attended school in Artesia […]

Feb. 10 Obituaries

Robert W. Brown, 86 Robert W. Brown, 86, of Stockton, Calif., formerly of Portales, passed away Monday, February 7, 2005, at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Stockton. He was born February 11, 1918 in Oklahoma to the home of Ora and Paul W. Brown and was the husband of Kathleen (Owen) Brown, who survives […]

Feb. 8 Obituaries

Carroll Hunton, 79 Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Third and Kilgore Church of Christ in Portales. Mr. Carroll D. Hunton, 79, of Portales, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born on April 17, 1925, in Forrest, to Ethel and Ludvil E. Hunton. He grew up in Forrest and graduated from […]

Feb. 6 Dora School News

By Charlie Carmichael The Dora school has a few new students who have enrolled here since the holidays. If the privacy act will permit I will give their names and the grades they are in. BPA The Dora chapter of Business Professionals of America participated at regional competitions in Melrose High school on Janu. 29. […]

Feb. 6 Elida School News

By Michelle Chambers The Elida Elementary School St.Valentine’s Day parties will be held Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. Students will be exchanging valentines and enjoying the candy and party snacks contributed by parents for the occasion. Students enter essay contest The fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade English classes are employing the writing and proofreading skills they […]

Feb. 6 Obituaries

Tom Fox, 84 Services: 2 p.m. Monday at Portales Cemetery. Mr. Tom Fox, 84, of Cleburne, Texas, died Thursday, February 3, 2005, at his residence. He was born Jan. 17, 1921, in Graham, Okla., to Mattie and Harburn R. Fox. He attended school in Eric, Okla. He entered the U.S. Army and served in the […]

Jan. 30 Dora News

By Charlie Carmichael It’s hard to believe January comes to an end Monday, with one month of 2005 passed. Wonder how many teachers and students have already broken new resolutions, as well as grandparents and parents. After all we are all human, but each of us can strive daily to help our students realize that […]

March 4 Obituaries

Virginia Ruth Pittman, 77 Virginia Ruth Pittman, 77, of Moriarty died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, in Albuquerque. She was born on May 26, 1926, in Kingston, Okla., to John Felix and Mattie Sanders Lea. She married I.W. Pittman on Feb. 12, 1946, in Portales. In 1966 they moved from Bethal to Moriarty to pastor the […]