April 19, 1955

Charles Wesly Tull Jr. and James Weldon Crow, two U.S. Marines who were absent without leave from their California station, were implicated in the burglary of two Portales service stations after one was arrested for car theft in Snyder, Texas. After a unprofitable stint in Portales, the two had traveled to Snyder, stolen a vehicle, […]

Reeds nominated for pioneer award

By Paula Cronic: PNT Staff Writer Weldon and Vernell Reed have resided in Floyd since 1951, where they bought land and settled into the farming lifestyle. They raised four children and grew crops such as cotton, peanuts and wheat. However, after finances on the farm became tight they decided to attend college. Weldon Reed said […]