ENMU Dawg Days held to ease college transition

By Helena Rodriguez: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — When Manuel Gonzalez began attending Eastern New Mexico University in 2002, he worried about what classes he would take. As for Malia Rummell, who was eager to meet people, she feared she wouldn’t get into a sorority. These are some of the fears that incoming freshmen face when […]

de Gonzalez, Maria

Maria de Gonzalez Services: Have been held. Maria Guadalupe S. de Gonzalez, 92. of Clovis, died Monday, April 11, 2005, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on Feb. 26, 1913, in Cerralvo Nuevo Leon, Mexico, to Matilde and Crisanta Villareal Salazar. She married Adan Gonzalez on Sept. 16, 1934, in Cerralvo, Nuevo […]

Gonzalez, Adrian Joseph

Adrian Joseph Gonzalez Services: Have been held. Adrian Joseph Gonzalez, 1 year and 8 months old, of Portales, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at his home. He was born on Feb. 1, 2003, in Hobbs, to Erica McDaniel and Jesus Gonzalez. Survivors include his parents; a brother, Malachi McDaniel of Portales; a sister, Lorina Gonzalez […]

Gonzalez, Ventura

Ventura Gonzalez Services: Have been held. Ventura “Vic” Gonzalez, 65, of Clovis, died Thursday, July 8, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Aug. 15, 1938, in Clearwater, Calif., to Manuel and Manuela Armenta Gonzalez. He married Yuriko Iwasaki on Nov. 10, 1960, in Sapporo, Japan. He retired from being a […]

Gonzalez, Porfirio

Porfirio Gonzalez Services: Have been held. Porfirio “Po” Gonzalez, 52, of Clovis died Monday, March 22, 2004, in Clovis. He was born Nov. 21, 1951, in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, to Homero and Carmen Duran Gonzalez. He arrived in Clovis four years ago from Oklahoma City, Okla. He was a retired tool and die maker […]

Argument ends with man’s death

By Darrell Todd Maurina A 21-year-old Clovis man is being held on murder charges in connection with Monday night’s shooting of two Clovis men, one of whom died at the scene. Mark Madrid faces an open count of murder in connection with the shooting death of Porfirio “Po” Gonzalez, 53, police said. Madrid also faces […]

Friona car chase, gunfight ends in hostage standoff

By Michelle Seeber and Darrell Todd Maurina FRIONA — Law enforcement officers from throughout the area were joined here Saturday night by a SWAT team from Amarillo in response to a hostage standoff involving a local church pastor. Cpl. John Gonzalez of the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Community Relations Office said the incident began […]

One dead in Rogers crash

PNT staff report Police are investigating an accident that left one man dead and another seriously injured after the vehicle’s driver ran a stop sign in Rogers late Tuesday night, according to officials with the New Mexico State Police. Juan Nieto, 18, of Chihuahua, Mexico, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, Gabriel Melendez […]

County and residents at odds over railroad

By Jack King District Court Judge William McBee dismissed two complaints against Curry County Wednesday that had been filed by residents of the Wheaton Street neighborhood south of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad tracks. They had claimed the Curry County commissioners harmed them when they voted to close the Wheaton Street crossing. McBee dismissed […]

Pursuit policy was followed

By Darrell Todd Maurina New Mexico State Police Capt. Oscar Gonzalez said Wednesday all proper procedures were followed during a 100-mph car chase Tuesday morning and subsequent apprehension of the driver who fled into Barry Elementary School. “Our pursuit policy is very basic,” Gonzalez said. “We do have a policy of pursuit in every case […]