Admiration for Kennedy immeasurable

Sen. Ted Kennedy, who died Aug. 25 at 77 after a 15-month battle with brain cancer, was one of the remarkable political characters of American political history. As the youngest child of a remarkable political dynasty, he overcame tragedy, an early reputation as a political lightweight, his own personal demons and sometime bad judgment to […]

Special Olympics will remain Shriver’s legacy

Freedom New Mexico It may seem ironic but it is somehow fitting: The most lasting contribution of one of the most intensely political dynastic families in American history will be an institution that transcends politics. It was started by a family member who never held or even ran for political office. The Special Olympics, officially […]

Mesalands to fund faculty endowment

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College took its first steps to establish a higher education faculty endowment. The endowment would provide funding for chairs, lectureships, professorships, scholarships, graduate assistantships and faculty development, said Phillip O. Barry, president of Mesalands, at the college’s Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday. The New Mexico Higher Education […]

October 1963

Bill Speed was student council president for the 1963-1964 academic year at ENMU. …Violet McBryde was named Woman of the year by the Tucumcari Business and Professional Women’s Club. …Thomas B. Hoover, medical advisor for the selective service, received a certificate of appreciation from President Kennedy and Gov. Jack Campbell. …Donna Kinkead, daughter of Lewis […]

Joe David Green

Services: 10:30 a.m., Saturday at the Logan Church of Christ. Joe David Green, 74, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, in Pampa, Texas, following an extended illness.   Mr. Green was born May 3, 1932 in Shattuck, Okla. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force. The former Logan, N.M., resident, operated his own boat […]

Feb. 22, 2006 Obituaries

Rex P. Kennedy Services: 3 p.m. (CST) today, city of Lubbock Cemetery. Rex P. Kennedy of Lubbock, 76, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006. He was born Nov. 17, 1929, in Muleshoe, to William Gordon Kennedy and Ola Rosalind Page. He attended grammar school at Muleshoe and the family ultimately settled in Grady, where he graduated […]