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

By David Stevens

Remembering bombs a bit off target


This holiday week seems a good time to remember one of the biggest BOOM! BOOM! boo-boos in our region’s history.

The U.S. Army accidentally bombed Boise City, Oklahoma, on July 5, 1943.

The Dalhart, Texas, Army Air Base, which was about 90 miles...

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