New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Ole gets 300 years in clean machine


September 30, 2019

Ole Thornerson was wheezing and snorting as he stumbled up the last golden step to Pearly Gate 333.

He expected a huge crowd of friends and relatives cheering him for making it but he was faced with only an 8-foot table from Walmart at which were seated a trio of saints– St. Peter, presiding, flanked by Saints James and John.

James and John were not Peter’s first choices for deputies of registration but their mother had put up such a stink about good appointments for her two boys that Peter figured it would be easier tolerating them than the mother.

“Lead me to a room that has been re...

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