Thursday morning briefing: Showing off, hot chili and a taste of honey

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Thursday briefing. Showing off Catabration — also known as parent night — is 5 p.m. 6 p.m. today at the Clovis High School Freshman Academy. It’s a parent night to showcase the students work. Hot chili The Portales Kiwanis Club’s 49th annual Chili Dinner is 5 […]

Arkansas police officer shot four times released from hospital

Freedom New Mexico An Arkansas police officer shot four times during a traffic stop has been released from the hospital, while the man accused of shooting him remained in the Tucumcari jail on Tuesday night. Police said Tristan Honey, 25, of Fort Smith, Ark., surrendered to New Mexico Port of Entry Officer Daniel Gonzales at […]

Honey money: Local keeps around 150,000 bees in his backyard

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Bees are a pastime for Jim Beevers, who began keeping bees more than three decades ago. (Staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Sixteen tiny, black and yellow bodies form a ring around a fountain of water in Jim Beevers’ back yard. These bees seem serene. Almost motionless, they gather, side by […]

More Africanized bees found in Roosevelt County

Kevin Wilson Late in June, Jene Evans was doing yardwork at her home south of Kenna when a hum changed everything. “I kept hearing this humming noise, the way electricity lines will hum. “It just got louder and more intense,” Evans said. “The air was just black with bees where my patio angles off.” A […]

Bees attack Roosevelt residents

By Marc Schoder: Freedom Newspapers Africanized honey bees have been identified in Roosevelt County, according to a release from the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service. “The colony was discovered in the wall of a house in the Causey-Lingo area,” said Bill Moyer, a local beekeeper. The bees attacked residents of the home, Moyer […]

Sturgeon, Honey Ruth

Honey Ruth Sturgeon Services: Have been held. Honey Ruth Sturgeon, 55, of Roswell died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004, in Roswell. She was born on March 8, 1948, near Tucumcari to David H. and Verna Ruth Naylor. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include a son, William L. Naylor of Amarillo; a brother, […]