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

By Karl Terry
Columnist 

Interesting stories lie behind odd place names

 

November 12, 2017



As I drove east past the road sign that read Roundup, Texas, my mind wondered about the name, wandering off into thoughts that it might have something to do with the chemical Roundup. No, it probably was just a site where the annual cattle roundup...



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