State moving closer to repealing death penalty

By Steve Terrell: The New Mexican New Mexico for centuries has been reluctant to execute criminals, even though the state has had some form of capital punishment law on its books for virtually all of its history since the Spanish colonial era. Even during the blazing days of the Wild West, judges routinely requested Territorial […]

Kenneth Realty sold to Colonial

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Kenneth Jones, owner of Kenneth Realty, has sold his business of 29 years to Gayla Brumfield of Coldwell Banker Colonial Real Estate. “Jo (his wife) and I are in our 60s,” Jones said. “We were ready to slow down.” Jones said he has been considering selling the business for […]

3/29 Business Digest

Colonial Real Estate expanding The Colonial One Stop convenience store on Prince Street shut down March 18 to make way for an expansion of Colonial Real Estate. Gayla Brumfield, president of the real estate company and owner of the land, said the property will be used for additional offices. Colonial Real Estate will officially become […]

Lot resizing concerns some Colonial Park residents

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A local land developer has submitted a proposal to the city that would replat several lots in the Colonial Estates area and Colonial Park unit 33. The move has some residents in the area worried. Colonial Estates residents say smaller lots will lead to smaller homes in the area […]

Thetford, Ludney

Ludney Thetford Services: Have been held. Mr. Ludney Thetford, 67, of Cravens, La., died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003, at his home in Cravens, La. He was a native of Rogers and had lived in Cravens, La., for 36 years. He was an Army veteran and served during the Vietnam War. He is survived by his […]