Amber Alert issued

Freedom New Mexico An Amber Alert has been issued for a 9-month old from Andrews, Texas.The Andrews Police Department is searching for Jesse Jaramillo Jr., and seeking Jesse Jaramillo in his abduction.Police are looking for a white 1993 Nissan Maxima with New Mexico license plates (KWF247 or KBK966).Contact: 432-523-5545.

Local pastor publishes prayer book

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo The Rev. Gary D. Mitchell, dean of Wayland Baptist University-Clovis, will have a book-signing event April 26 for his first published book, “The Believers’ Prayer Manual: A Study on Prayer.” By Janet Bresenham: Freedom New Mexico For most of Mara Mitchell Andrews’ 31 years of life, her father Gary has […]

Ex-Portales resident charged in 1976 Colorado homicide

Karl Terry A former Portales man was arrested in Colorado on Friday after a cold-case homicide lead was developed through a DNA database. Officers from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Clear Creek County, Colo., deputies arrested Ricky Lee Harnish, 52, in connection with the 1976 death of 16-year-old Holly Marie Andrews, a majorette at […]

Nov. 10, 1967

Cheri White and Don Beasley were crowned as 1967 Clovis High School Homecoming queen and king. … A spokesman for the Pioneer Lodge, 1700 Mabry Drive, reported the theft of nine cases of soft drink bottles. All of the bottles were empty. … “The Sound of Music,” featuring Julie Andrews, was showing at the State […]

Whitworth, Jeffie

Jeffie Whitworth, 89, of Santa Fe and formerly of Portales, died Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at Casa Real Nursing Home in Santa Fe. She was born Nov. 4, 1916, in Bronco, Texas, to Etha and Jefferson Davis Hunter. As a small child, she moved with her family to Portales. They built and owned the Traveler’s […]

Blakey, Dick

Dick Blakey Services:Have been held. Dick Blakey, 46, of Silver City and Andrews, Texas, died Monday, April 10, 2005, in Silver City. He was born on March 10, 1959, in Portales, to Joann and Buster Blakey. He grew up in Causey and attended school in Causey and Dora. He graduated from Dora High School in […]

Porter, Dalton

Dalton Porter Services: Have been held. Dalton Ray Porter, 58, of Midland, Texas, died on Friday, Aug. 20, 2004. He was born on June 17, 1946, in Crowell, Texas, to Alford Pinkney Porter and Eura Nonnie Odell. He was raised in Portales. He was a member of University Baptist Church of Portales. He was a […]

CHS weekend tennis results

CNJ STAFF Claire Higgins Invitational Friday, Saturday at Carlsbad Boys Team standings (top 3 finishers): 1. Carlsbad; 2. Silver; 3. Fort Stockton. Clovis results Singles Jared Cole, No. 1 (0-3): L Dustin Ipsom (Andrews) 6-0, 6-1; L Jacob Leyva (Carlsbad JV) 6-2, 6-2; L Matt Helm (Midland Christian) 6-2, 6-2. Justin Brummett, No. 2 (0-3): […]

Andrews on stage: Rock ’n’ romance

By Clyde Davis It’s not your daddy’s country music, that is for sure. If your concept of country music is Haggard and Jones, Wynette and Lynn, the stuff your mom and dad used to listen to, the Jessica Andrews concert presented for free at ENMU this past week would have thrown you for a loop. […]

Shipp, Gertrude

Gertrude Shipp Services: Have been held. Gertrude Shipp, 100, of Farwell, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical in Clovis. She was born on March 17, 1903, in the Lubbock area. She married Bart Moore in 1918 in Lubbock. She later married H.A. Shipp in 1955, in Portales. She farmed in the Floyd […]