Vern Witten: Remembering a workhorse
Retired math professor led a remarkable life
Last updated 8/4/2020 at 3:46pm
Seven years ago - on a February evening in 2013 - the Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce surprised Vern Witten by naming him Workhorse of the Year.
"To be honest," he told the Portales News-Tribune that evening, "I wasn't sure they were talking...