Press release: Hard Freeze Warning now in effect from 3 a.m.-8 a.m. Thursday

FYI All: Lower Rio Grande Valley-Upper Tularosa Valley-Union County-Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-Chavez County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chavez County Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Hard Freeze Warning which is in effect from 3 a.m. to 8 a.m. MDT Thursday. The freeze […]

Mexicans need to start taking the cities back

Freedom New Mexico On the bicentennial of Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla’s call to arms against oppression from Spain, Mexico’s residents now find themselves held down by another powerful enemy: fear. Traditionally, the country’s independence celebration begins with a “grito” at midnight on Sept. 16, leading to daylong celebrations on the 16th. This year many […]

Police: Drugs found after fatal car chase

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Writer Police said cocaine and alcohol were found in a vehicle driven by a 25-year-old Portales man who was killed Sunday when he fled from police and crashed into a tree, according to a report released Wednesday. Miguel Gutierrez-Ornelas died at the scene. His passenger, 30-year-old Celio Salazar, is listed […]

Teacher running for District 7 seat

By Sarah Meyer: CNJ staff writer Jeff Carr of Eagle Nest is the District 7 Democratic candidate for state senator. The seat currently is held by Clint Harden, R-Clovis, who is seeking re-election. District 7 includes Curry, Colfax, Harding, Quay, San Miguel, Taos and Union counties. Carr teaches U.S. history and economics at Taos High […]

Clovis man dies in rollover

CNJ staff A 19-year-old Clovis man died early Saturday evening from injuries sustained when the vehicle in which he was riding rolled over on Pleasant Hill Highway about 5 miles north of Clovis, according to Curry County Deputy Sheriff Glenn Russ. Federico Martinez-Villarreal, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at 6:35 p.m. […]

Esquibel, Guadalupe & Miguel

Guadalupe “Lupe” Esquibel, 27, and Miguel Angel Munoz Esquibel, fetus, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Sept. 15, 1977, in Clovis, to Richard and Irene Salas Esquibel. She was a waitress at IHOP in Clovis. She was of the Catholic faith. Family members said […]

Gomez, Abundio

Abundio Gomez Services: Have been held. Mr. Abundio Gomez, 75, of Portales, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at his home. He was born on June 6, 1930, in Presidio County, Texas, to Inocenta and Francisco Gomez. He lived most of his life in the Presidio area. For many years he worked as a heavy equipment […]

Dominguez, Guillermo

Guillermo Dominguez Services: Have been held. Guillermo “Roberto” Dominguez, 69, of Las Vegas, N.M., and formerly of Clovis, died Saturday, May 28, 2005, at the Albuquerque Regional Medical Center. He was born on Dec. 20, 1935, in Ribera, to Ignacio Dominquez and Lucilia Baca. He married Odilia Mondragon in September 1967 in Farwell. He worked […]

Martinez, Catalina

Catalina Martinez Services: Have been held. Mrs. Catalina Martinez, 71, of Texico, died Wednesday, May 18, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Feb. 25, 1934, in Villa de Ramos, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to Natividad Garcia and Clementa Moncivais. She married Guadalupe Martinez 52 years ago in Mexico. Preceded […]