Portales police waiting for autopsy in fatal vehicle strike

By Clarence Plank: Freedom New Mexico Portales Police Department is waiting for an autopsy report to using in determining possible charges against the 16-year-old who struck a 71-year-old woman with his vehicle Oct. 30. The teenager was identified as Trevor James Nuckols of Portales in police reports. The woman, Gloria Ann Inge, was struck as […]

Investigation of pedestrian death continues

Freedom New Mexico Portales police released new details Monday about the death of 71-year-old Gloria Ann Inge, killed after being struck by a pickup truck while crossing a city street. Inge was hit Friday by a 16-year-old driver at Second and Abilene streets. Inge was taken to Roosevelt General Hospital and later airlifted to a […]

Accident claims Portales teen

Freedom Newspapers A Portales teen died in a car accident Sunday morning 10 miles east of Roswell near Bottomless Lakes State Park on N.M. 409, according to a New Mexico State Police press release. Austin Inge, 15, was driving a 1995 Dodge pickup with 28-year-old Ben Finch, of Hagerman, in the passenger seat when the […]

Chunn, Clovie

Clovie S. Chunn, 97, of Portales, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2006, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born to Thulia May and Scott L. Chunn on Nov. 11, 1908, in Tom Green County, Texas. He came to Elida in 1910 by covered wagon with his parents and older sister. In his early […]

Chunn, Jimmy

Jimmy Chunn Services: Have been held. Mr. Jimmy “Bo” Chunn, 71, of Causey died Friday, July 8, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1934, in Pitchfork to Lola and Clovie S. Chunn. His family lived in Bledsoe, Texas, until 1946 when they moved to Arch. He was a member of the Class […]

Inge, Ida Lou

Ida Lou Inge Services: Have been held. Ida Lou Inge, 75, of Portales, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on Feb. 3, 1928, in Brownfield, Texas, to Minnie Maude and Richard K. Brown. The Brown family moved from Brownfield, Texas, to Portales in a covered wagon when […]

Minor fire fought at restaurant

FREEDOM NEWSPAPERS Clovis firefighters extinguished a blaze in the bathroom of the Kripple Creek Restaurant, 2400 N. Prince, about 3 p.m. Thursday. No injuries were reported and damage was minor, officials said. Lt. Mike Inge of the Clovis Fire Department said seven employees and an undetermined number of diners were in the building when a […]