Portales Past: May 24, 1910

May 24, 1910: J.D. Osborn, Portales’ new city marshal, was cracking down on violators of city ordinances, especially those related to “speed of drivers of horses,” and “hitching horses to awnings,” the Roosevelt County Herald reported.

6/24 Obituaries

Billie Osborn, 66 Services: Have been held. Billie Doyle “Moses” Osborn, 66, of Abilene, Texas, died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, in Edinburg, Texas. He was born on May 8, 1939, in Clovis, to Calvin and Flossie Osborn. He came from a family of pioneers and ranchers who settled in the Portales area. He graduated from […]

Obits 10-10

James Hill, 72 Mr. James L. “Jim” Hill, 72, of Portales, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at Covenant Lakeside Hospital in Lubbock. He was born on Dec. 25, 1930, in Kerns, Texas, to Mittie and Ernest Hill. His professional career began in 1948 as an apprentice lineman with Roosevelt County Electric C ooperative (RCEC). After serving […]