Muleshoe child dies in fire

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A 4-year-old Muleshoe boy was killed Wednesday afternoon in a fire at his residence, according to Muleshoe Police Chief Brian Frieda. Sixi Alfredo Barrera Ortega was trapped by an intense fire that erupted in a small building behind the family’s residence on Sixth Street, Frieda said. Ortega’s mother, Maria […]

Buffaloes hang loss on ENMU

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West Texas A&M defender Kenneth Christensen tries to hold off ENMU forward Jonathan Holman in the first half of Tuesday’s game in Portales. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner PORTALES — West Texas A&M quickly took the suspense out of the match. The Buffaloes tallied three minutes into the contest and did all of […]