The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

July 6 Dora News


There was a Hitt-Duncan family reunion in the Dora Community Building last Saturday. Leon Hitt got it all arranged and there were 116 registered for the day. The Wagon Wheel Cafe catering service brought the food out from Portales and served it at noon.

Several of those present were raised in the Garrison, Causey, Richland, Rogers, Pep, Milnesand and Longs areas. The Hitts who were present were Leon and his wife, Patsy; T.D. and Butch Harvey; Freda Walker and her husband; J.T. and Lillie Bell Toombs; Adelle and Kirby Talley; Joe Duncan of Weatherford; Freida Slone, Ila Mae and Buck Smith, all of San Angelo; Donna and Benny Victor of Portales; T.Z. Duncan and Helen Jones of Portales; Mary and J.C. King of Artesia.

There were a few others who come by for a short time. Donna and Benny Victor served a delicious supper on Friday evening to some of them. After a day of visiting and remembering T.Z., Freida and Helen took a drive out by the old home place near Richland and another near Garrison and o to Causey by T.Z.’s home place.

Class reunion

All friends and relatives of the Dora Graduating Class of 1955 are invited to come for this reunion and to visit July 13 at the Dora Community Building from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Survivors of the this class are Jim (Moon) Betts, Noel Bowley, Thurston Evans, Reta Farris, Anna Beth Lawson, Don Manis, R.E. Peterson, Kenneth Richards, Sylvia Young and Buna Tivis. There will be refreshments served.

Baptist VBS

Starts Monday and runs through July 15, 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. daily. All children from three years through sixth grade are urged to come. The youth will also be coming to help to where needed. Tannis Cathey is the VBS director, so call her at 477-2346 if you need information.


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