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

By David Stevens

Pages past, Dec. 9: Phone calls from Vietnam, birds in trees


December 9, 2020

On this date …

1950: A “barrel full” of starlings lay dead on the Roosevelt County Courthouse lawn, the result of an organized attempt to discourage them from roosting in trees around the courthouse, The Portales Daily News reported.


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