Man accused in stabbing has violent history

The man accused of stabbing a Clovis teen has been out of jail less than three months, and has pleaded to or was found guilty of six felonies in the last six years. Ricardo "Rico" Sena, 27, of Clovis is being held in the Curry County Adult Detention Center on a $500,000 cash-only bond. He […]

Police blotter – April 2

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Friday 12:08 a.m.: Caller reported shoplifting, 2000 block of North Prince Street. 12:35 a.m.: Caller reported a intoxicated driver, 300 block of North Davis Street. 2:28 a.m.: Caller requested a welfare check, 900 block of West Fourth Street. 5:21 a.m.: Call in reference to […]

What’s happening – April 2

Today LEPC Community Awareness Committee — noon, 320 Connelly, Emergency Management conference room. Information: 763-9485. Lodger's Tax Board — 5:30 p.m., 321 N. Connelly, City Hall Assembly Room. Information: 769-7828. Chief Meteorologist Steve Kersh for Spring Severe Weather Hazards Presentations — 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., Plateau Headquarters Learning Center, 7111 N Prince St. Each […]

Sunland test production pushed back

Test production runs of Sunland Inc.'s facilities have been pushed back a couple of weeks to mid-April, according to Vice President Katalin Coburn. She attributes the setback to the continuing installations of equipment and delays in deliveries. Coburn says Sunland has rehired 85 percent of its laid off workforce and says they will be closer […]

Lady Cats squeak out another win

ARTESIA — Clovis High's girls are getting the hang of this winning thing, even if it's down to the wire. The Lady Wildcats registered their second one-stroke team victory in four days on Monday, finishing at 358 to 359 for District 4-5A rival Hobbs in the Artesia Invite. On Friday, the Lady Cats posted a […]

Local Brief – ENMU president earns leadership award

Eastern New Mexico University President Steven Gamble was honored with the E. Joseph Savoie Chief Executive Leadership Award last week at the District IV Conference of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in Fort Worth, Texas. The award recognizes a District IV member institution president, headmaster, chancellor, educational system head or […]

Press release: Judge Hartley retiring in June

District Court Judge Teddy L. Hartley is retiring as of June 30,according to press release from dean of the University of New Mexico Law soliciting applications for Hartley's spot. Hartley has served as a 9th Judicial Judge since 2003, when he was appointed by Gov. Bill Richardson to succeed Bill Bonem, who retired at the […]

Press release: Roch’s volunteer firefighter benefits signed into law

Texico, NM— House Bill 275, sponsored by State Representative Dennis Roch (R-Texico), was signed into law today by NM Governor Susana Martinez, according a press release from Roch. The legislation increases retirement benefits for volunteer firefighters for the first time in 30 years, a move described by Roch as "long overdue." "Given the enormous sacrifices […]