Feb. 17, 2009 Business Digest

Grady producer appointed to cattlemen’s beef board The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture appointed Grady beef producer Wesley Grau to a three-year term on the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board, according to a board press release. A wheat farmer and a partner/owner of Grau Charolais Farm and Ranch Grau, took the oath of office during […]

Grady farmer appointed to state livestock bureau

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Pat Woods, a fourth generation farmer and rancher in the Grady area, was named the second vice president of the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau in November. By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico “I don’t think farmers are a bunch of stupid people in bib overalls,” said New Mexico […]

For awareness, let’s go ride a bike

By Clyde Davis: CNJ Columnist October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Though seemingly not right around the corner, it may in fact be so, at least for the purposes of this column. The reason I say that is I plan to issue an invitation, or a challenge, and it may involve you, the readers who […]

Grady friend returns for graduation

From Freedom New Mexico correspondent Martha Hardwick:

Grady grads give back

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Freedom New Mexico: Martha Hardwick Grady Seniors from left: Steven Holland, Quade Fury, Brian Blackburn, C.J. Furrow, Aaron Lunsford, Maria Sotelo, Alora Pond and Danielle Landers, place the new Broncho mascot statue in front of the school gymnasium. By Keely McDowell: CNJ staff writer Members of Grady’s senior class helped erect a statue of their […]

Grady fuel theft suspect arrested

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Warrant issued for Grady fuel thefts

CNJ staff An arrest warrant was issued Monday for a 54-year-old Curry County man in connection with the theft of approximately 465 gallons of fuel from a Grady fuel station, according to a press release from the Curry County Sheriff’s Office. Robert “Bobby” L. Daniel is accused of stealing gas on three separate occasions between […]

March 30, 2008 Letters to the Editor

Where is our sheriff when needed? I am a concerned citizen who lives in the Grady community. Our only local gas and diesel fuel pumps have recently been removed. This was due to the burglary of fuel and vandalizing of pumps several times starting in January and continuing through March. The owner, Darrell Cook, had […]

Grady gas station gone

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Red Rock Oil Co. on Monday removed its fuel pumps in Grady, leaving the northern Curry County village without a fueling station. The nearest place to buy fuel is San Jon or Clovis, more than 30 miles away. Red Rock Oil owner Darrell Cook said he reluctantly shut operations […]

Tarantulas turning up across state

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Desert tarantulas are reclusive, nocturnal spiders. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Every year about this time male desert tarantulas emerge from burrows and crevices in search of a perfect mate. About the size of a human hand — counting their eight long, hairy legs, they traverse roads and fields […]

Sept. 9, 2007 Local Briefs

Udall aide to hold office hours in area Christopher Neubauer, staff member for U.S. Representative Tom Udall, D-N.M., will hold constituent office hours in Grady, Clovis and Portales next week. Anyone wishing to discuss issues related to Congress or the federal government is welcome to stop by or make an appointment. Wednesday Grady — 11:30 […]

2007 Curry County Fair results part 2

Department O Flower Show Junior Division Rose Hybrid Tea Pink 1. Lily Martin Hybrid Tea Yellow 2. Jessica Cary Hybrid Tea Red 1. Lynnae Allen 3. Katelyn Ruebush Hybrid Tea Blend 1. Katelyn Ruebush 3. Gemma Martin Hybrid Tea Peach 2. Lynnae Allen Hybrid Tea Lavender 1. Baylee Sours Hybrid Tea Salmon 3. Katelyn Ruebush […]

Grady experiences rash of burglaries

CNJ staff The Curry County Sheriff’s Department is investigating four weekend burglaries in Grady, according to a press release. Burglaries to the Grady Schools, City Hall, the Senior Center and the Grady Post Office occurred Sunday, the release said. The burglaries were reported to law enforcement Monday. A reward of $1,000 is being offered by […]

Des Moines holds off Grady’s bid

By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer GRADY — A momentum swing late in the second quarter was all Des Moines needed. The Lady Demons put together a 10-2 run in the final two minutes of the half, highlighted by sophomore Caitlin McGlaun’s trio of 3-pointers, and went on to beat Grady 46-43 on Friday in […]

Grady weathers Lady Eagles’ rally

CNJ staff GRADY — Katarina Grau scored 17 points and Grady fought off a second-half Clovis Christian rallying, beating the Eagles 45-43 Friday in the District 4-1A tournament title game. Mandy Rush added nine points for the Lady Bronchos (13-10), who will host a first-round game next week in the Class 1A state tournament. Jennifer […]

Lady Eagles post win over Grady

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Clovis Christian’s Kelsey Massey drives to the basket against Payton Provencio of Grady during Thursday’s girls matchup at the CCS gym. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer This time, the Clovis Christian girls kept their composure and beat Grady for the first time in school history. As a result of […]

Thursday area prep basketball capsules

CNJ staff Boys * District 4-1A leader Logan outmanned Grady for an 86-59 victory Thursday at Logan, led by 28 points from senior forward Austin Whetten and 23 from senior point guard Andruw Sandoval. Junior guard Brian Blackburn kept the outmanned Bronchos in the game, scoring 22 of his 26 points in the second half. […]

Saturday’s area prep capsules

CNJ staff Boys * House defeated Grady 53-44 in a District 4-1A matchup on Saturday at House as Ronnie Eldridge scored 17 points and Chris Wooldridge added 13 for the Cowboys. “We made some crucial turnovers,” Grady coach Jim Kneipp said. “And that gave them the momentum.” Grady (4-15, 1-4 district) scored just four points […]

Grady official: It could happen anywhere

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Writer Grady Schools Superintendent Joel Shipley believes Monday’s report of an attempted abduction of a teenage girl in Grady was an isolated incident. Still, he said it shows small towns aren’t immune to potentially serious crimes. “Grady is a safe, quiet little community, but bad things can happen anywhere. The […]

Grady powerless in fight against cold

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A Farmer’s Electric Cooperative Crew worked north of Grady on Monday replacing poles and lines that were weighted down and broken by ice from the recent ice storm. (CNJ Correspondent Photo: Martha Hardwick) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Writer More than a dozen people in the outskirts of Grady have been without power since Saturday […]