Unexpected is expected in military families

By Tom Philpott: Guest Columnist By July 26, Jennifer Flower had resigned from her civilian job at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. With her husband, Army SSgt. Brian Flower, expected home within days after a tough year in Mosul, Iraq, Jennifer planned to welcome him home and then to pack for reassignment to Fort Knox, Ky. That [...]

Obituaries for April 13, 2006

Alejandro Lomas Jr. Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Mission Garden of Memories, Clovis Alejandro “A.J.” Lomas Jr., 4, of Clovis, died Monday, April 10, 2006, in Progress, Texas. He was born Nov. 5, 2001, in Clovis to Alejandro Manuel Lomas and Jennifer Olivares. She died April 10, 2006. He was preceded in death by his [...]

July 6 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary Transitions Anniversaries: Clifton and Betty Gossett. Upcoming events • The Fire Department will meet Thursday night at the fire station, 7 p.m. • Seniors will meet Thursday for games and fellowship. Pot Luck is at 6pm and games begin at 7 p.m. • School Board will meet Monday at 7 p.m. in [...]

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. [...]

Dec. 15 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary Transitions Birthdays: There are no birthdays this week. Anniversaries: Tommy and Mary Goff (43 years), Jeff and Jennifer Essary (10 years). Upcoming events • Seniors meet Thursday night for games and friendship. • The last day of school is Dec. 22. This will be a half day, school will dismiss at noon. [...]

June 23 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary Transitions Birthdays: Ch‘ree Essary (5); Ethel Standefer. Anniversaries: Don and Linda Essary (36 years). Upcoming Events The Seniors meet every Thursday in the Senior Center from 5-9 p.m. to play games. All seniors in the area are invited to come down and play. Around Town Josh Rector and his sister Lauren are [...]

May 12 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary Transitions Birthdays this week: James Whitecotton; Shelly Buzard. Anniversaries: Kendell and Shelly Buzard. Upcoming Events • The Back Porch Pickers will meet Sunday at 7 p.m. in the Community Building. Everyone is invited. • 4-H will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at the Community Building. • Floyd High School Graduation is May [...]