Fern Sawyer

“She died in the saddle, surrounded by friends.” said Peter Holt, as quoted in the October 21, 1993 issue of the Lincoln County News, Carrizozo, New Mexico. Most recently Ms. Sawyer had resided in Nogal, Lincoln County, New Mexico. Fern Sawyer was born at Buchanan, De Baca County, New Mexico, on May 17, 1917 to … Continue reading Fern Sawyer

Deputy Sheriff J. M. Clifton (1903-1932)

The Hobbs Flare (Hobbs, NM) of June 19, 1959 carried a column called "News of Yesteryears." That day, the column quoted an out of print newspaper called the Lovington Tribune from February 26, 1932 and read as follows: "Deputy sheriff and two men were killed in a gunfight at Crossroads. The late Bob Beverly was … Continue reading Deputy Sheriff J. M. Clifton (1903-1932)