ENMU veterans hold coat drive

'Tis the spirit of giving, and a group of student veterans at Eastern New Mexico University say service is what they know, so this time of year is no exception. As the temperatures drop, members of the ENMU Student Veterans Organization know that some aren't as fortunate to own warm clothes. So they decided to […]

Officials say Torres attacked in jail

Hours after he was transported to the Curry County jail Thursday, former international fugitive and accused killer Noe Torres was attacked by the uncle of the child he is charged with helping slay. Undersheriff Wesley Waller confirmed jail staff placed Torres in a holding cell near one occupied by Richard Silva, the uncle of 10-year-old […]

Prosecutor seeks adult sentence for teen in Quay County homicides

Prosecutors say they plan to pursue an adult sentence against a Tucumcari teen accused of killing his mother and stepsister. A 9 a.m. Dec. 7 preliminary hearing has been set for Tony Day, 14, charged in the deaths Monday of his mother, Sue Day, 67, and stepsister, 49-year-old Sherry Folts, at their home west of […]

Toys, toys and more toys

Gerri Ramsey delivered a load of toys to the Lighthouse Mission on Thursday that might make Santa Claus jealous. Included in the more than 700 toys she won in a company drawing were basketballs, stuffed animals and toy trucks, which will be given to children in need on Dec. 15 at the Lighthouse Mission children's […]

Ranking paints distorted picture of NMSU crime

We never give a second thought to the notion that the New Mexico State University campus may not be safe. And so, when The Business Insider website recently ran a story claiming NMSU was the second-most dangerous college campus in America, it simply didn't ring true with the students, faculty and community members who know […]

Empty stocking fund – Family L

Today's focus: Family L Household members: 4 Children: 3 Special circumstances: This family needs help this year because the husband has been out of work due to an injury, and the mother currently is on maternity leave. Clothing needs: Boys size 10, shoe size 3; boys size 3, shoe size 4; boys size 6 months. […]

Two enter guilty pleas in child sex case

Men from Clovis and Texico are headed to prison after convictions of child sex charges in plea agreements announced Thursday by 9th Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler. Kevin Baasch, 39, of Texico, was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday by District Judge Donna Mowrer. Baasch pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree felony criminal […]

Police blotter - Nov. 30

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Wednesday 12:07 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic dispute in progress, 900 block of Pecos Street. 2:21 a.m.: Caller requested a situation check, 900 block of Connelly Street. 3:32 a.m.: Caller reported shots fired, 400 block of North Davis Street. 6:15 a.m.: Caller reported a […]

Correction: Twelfth Night admission $7

Admission is $7 for the Clovis Community College student production of "Twelfth Night," which begins at 7 Thursday night. The play runs through Saturday at the CCC Town Hall.

Hounds win LSC opener

PORTALES — If the Eastern New Mexico University men's basketball team can make it through one more game, the Greyhounds should get some much-needed rest. Playing for the sixth time in nine days on Wednesday, including an exhibition last week, the Hounds put all five starters in double figures and held off Angelo State 76-67 […]