Glanbia worker dies in Idaho

CNJ staff A worker at Glanbia Foods Inc. in Gooding, Idaho, was killed instantly early Tuesday morning when he was crushed by machinery. Merlyn Monson, 51, of Wendell, Idaho, was trying to fix a broken conveyor belt when he was crushed by a hydraulic arm, said Gooding County Sheriff Shaun Gough. “There was a breakdown […]

Brown, C.L.

C.L. Brown Services: Have been held. Mr. C.L. Brown, 80, of Portales, died Friday, April 23, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on March 14, 1924, in Megargel, Texas, to Nancy Ann and Sam Brown. He grew up in Megargel and Melrose, before moving to Portales in 1932. He enlisted […]

New electric cars met with concern, applause

By David Arkin A bill signed by the governor that will allow electric cars to be driven on city streets and highways is receiving mixed reviews. The bill, which was crafted by Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, and signed into law by Richardson last week, would allow “neighborhood electric cars,” which are four-wheeled electric motor vehicles […]

Hill, James

JAMES HILL Services: Have been held. Mr. James L. “Jim” Hill, 72, of Portales, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at Covenant Lakeside Hospital in Lubbock. He was born on Dec. 25, 1930, in Kerns, Texas, to Mittie and Ernest Hill. His professional career began in 1948 as an apprentice lineman with Roosevelt County Electric Cooperative […]