Oct. 5 Dora/South County News

By Charlie Carmichael: PNT Correspondent Hurricane helpers Roosevelt County Electric Cooperative has some linemen in south Texas doing repairs caused by Hurricane Rita. Some have been there several days and will be home this week. Another crew is planning on leaving on Thursday and will be there approximately 10 days. Child care trailer The Dora […]

Oct. 4 Obituaries

Joe L. Visage Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Portales. Mr. Joe L. Visage, 86, of Portales, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, in Lubbock. He was born June 24, 1919, in Lockney, Texas, to Katherine and William R. Visage. He moved to Portales in 1938 from Canyon, Texas. He and graduated from […]

9-14 Dora/South County News

Charlie Carmichael Several Dora students and area 4-H club members left last week to take projects to the state fair in Albuquerque. They were accompanied by sponsors and parents for the events. Double duty The Jeremy Woodruff family journeyed to Albuquerque last week for the wedding of one of Jeremy’s brothers. He is the youth […]

Zias lose season opener at Wayland Baptist

Freedom Newspapers PLAINVIEW, Texas — Junior outside hitter Randi Trew collected 13 kills and six digs Tuesday night, lifting Wayland Baptist past Eastern New Mexico University 23-30, 30-24, 31-29, 30-17 in the volleyball season opener for both teams. Freshman middle hitter Analicia Estrada added 10 kills while freshman setter Abby Loerwald compiled 10 digs and […]

June 1 Dora News

By Charlie Carmichael Unsettled weather has been around most of the week, but so far sprinkles to light showers is about all our area has received. However, on over west on the Elida/Dora state road, around the Harding Burris place, they received a lot of damage from hail and some rain. Several of our local […]

May 18 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary Transitions Birthdays: Shelly Buzard Upcoming events • Seniors will meet Thursday for games and fellowship. Pot Luck is at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7. • Last day of school is Friday. School will dismiss at noon. Heritage Days The Roosevelt County Heritage Days Festival is coming up in June. An […]

Mother’s Day has different meaning at children’s home

By Tony Parra Some mothers may have to take care of five or maybe even eight kids, but there are other mothers in Portales who have to take care of more than 20 children. Three house mothers at the New Mexico Baptist Children’s Home in Portales share responsibilities with their husbands of taking care of […]

April 20 Dora News

By Charlie Carmichael The only moisture around Dora over the weekend was a few sprinkles and very light showers and ended with fog on Monday morning. Everyone was wishing for more rain. The wheat seems to be holding on and growing. I don’t know if any one has green bugs in their wheat or not. […]

Hounds post victory over Wayland Baptist

PNT Staff LAINVIEW, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University used small-ball to build a 5-0 lead and the Greyhounds went on to beat Wayland Baptist 6-3 Tuesday night in a non-conference baseball matchup. The Hounds (19-20) parlayed 11 singles, a double and five stolen bases into their six runs while four pitchers managed to hold […]

April 13 Dora News

By Charlie Carmichael Area residents are mowing grass, preparing flower beds and garden spots in anticipation of flowers and food fresh from their own garden. Commodities The Dora area commodities will be here for distribution, probably April 20. New arrival Little Tyler Jefferson arrived last Wednesday. He weighs a little more than 6 lb. and […]

4/12 Obituaries

Funerals Today Opal Hurst “O.H.” Jones — 2 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Portales.

4/10 Obituaries

Opal Jones, 98 Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Calvary Baptist Church in Portales. Mr. Opal Hurst “O.H.” Jones, 98, of Portales, died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at his home. He was born March 26, 1907, Fulton County, Ark., to Dora and Grayson Jones. The family moved to New Mexico in 1925, settling in the Garrison […]

March 16 Obituaries

Robert Henry, 76 Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at the Panhandle Cemetery in Panhandle, Texas. Robert Charles “Bob” Henry, 76, of Panhandle, Texas, died Monday, March 14, 2005 in Dallas. He was born in Center, Okla., and graduated from Amarillo High School in 1947. He graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma and earned a master’s degree from the […]

March 2 Dora News

By Charlie Carmichael Sure does seem like spring has sprung, but I imagine it is just a short “Indian Summer” spell. However, the farmers are as busy as can be. The wheat is looking good. The height of the wheat is pretty relative to whether or not cattle graze in each area. Shower There have […]

Feb. 23 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary Transitions Birthdays: Jeff Essary. Upcoming events • Seniors meet Thursday night for games and friendship. • Lions Club will meet next Wednesday at 7 p.m. Lions Club Applications and essays for the musical instrument giveaway the Lions Club is sponsoring must be turned in by March 1. Applications are available at the […]

Feb. 20 Obituaries

Lucretia Jones, 84 Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Arch Baptist Church. Mrs. Lucretia “Teresia” Jones, 84, of Arch, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2005, at her home. She was born on April 29, 1920, in Laurel County, Ky., to Augusta and Leonard W. Johnson. She lived her entire childhood in a log home in Laurel […]

Feb. 9 Dora News

By Charlie Carmichael There was another good shower in our area Saturday night and on into Sunday. There was a heavy frost on up Portales way with a fluffy sort of snow mixed in early on Sunday morning. Surprised We were pleasantly surprised Sunday to have Ray and Susan Skipworth and daughter, Sarah come to […]

Jan. 23 Obituaries

Bill Ward Patton, 83 Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Central Baptist Church in Clovis. Mrs. Bill Ward Patton, 83, of Ranchvale, died Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Jan. 24, 1921, in Hope, to John Carroll and Laura Etta Ward. She attended school in Hope and college […]

Traffic accident claims life of former local pastor

By Tony Parra A former Dora Baptist church pastor died after he was struck by a vehicle in Wolfforth, Texas, on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Phillip Shelton, 63, was struck by a 2003 Cadillac Escalade at 5:33 p.m. on Wednesday on U.S. Highway 62-82 and was transferred to University […]

Dec. 17 Obituaries

Darrell Fulcher, 66 Mr. Darrell Fulcher, 66, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on April 30, 1938, in La Feria, Texas, to Jim R. and Alvis May Fulcher. He graduated from Clovis High School in 1957. He served for six years in the National Guard. […]