Sentencing date set for Mesalands president

Sentencing is scheduled Sept. 14 for Mesalands Community College President Phillip Barry, who on Thursday was found guilty of a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. Barry appeared Thursday before Metro Court Judge Edward L Benavidez in Albuquerque, according to court documents. Barry entered a plea of not guilty. Benavidez found Barry guilty of […]

Serviceman gives county medal

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Curry County Commission Chairman Ed Perales accepted an honorary medal on behalf of the county from Lt. Richard Benavidez on Tuesday. Benavidez, who is employed at the Curry County Adult Detention Center, recently spent 15 months serving in Washington, D.C., with his National Guard unit. The native New Mexican, […]

Unbeaten Tucumcari rolls over Wolverines

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Texico senior Dustin McDaniel runs up the middle for a seven-yard gain in the second quarter of Friday’s game at Tucumcari. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers TUCUMCARI — The flu was making Tucumcari junior Drew White sick, but the thought of another loss to Texico made him sicker. White recovered in […]