Hatcher hearing postponed

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico An executive session to discuss an independent investigation of a recent Taser shooting involving Tucumcari Police Chief Roger Hatcher was postponed Thursday by the city commission. The executive session was removed from the agenda by City Manager Bobbye Rose. “It was a decision I made to remove the executive […]

Animal Task Force meeting postponed

CNJ staff A meeting of Clovis’ Animal Control Task Force was postponed pending cost research for the proposed adoption of euthanasia by lethal injection, according to city spokeswoman Claire Burroughes. The meeting, which was scheduled for Monday, has been placed on hold while committee members put out a request for information from local veterinarians. Burroughes […]

Bookout’s pretrial hearing postponed

CNJ staff A pretrial hearing in Curry County Treasurer Rhonda Bookout’s public records tampering case has been postponed, according to court officials. The hearing was scheduled for today. A new hearing date has not been set, a clerk with the 9th Judicial District Court said Monday. It is unclear if the delay will effect the […]

Zias’ games postponed due to cold

Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s softball doubleheader against College of the Southwest at Zia Softball Field was postponed Tuesday due to cold weather, and rescheduled for noon today. The Zias (2-3) picked up their second consecutive win in the season-opening St. Mary’s Classic on Sunday in San Antonio, edging Texas A&M-International […]

CHS games postponed

CNJ staff Clovis High’s home baseball doubleheader against Roswell Goddard was postponed on Saturday due to the inclement weather. CHS athleteic director Brian Stacy said if the games are made up, it would probably be on May 8 because there aren’t that many other options for dates. Clovis’ District 4-5A softball doubleheader at Carlsbad on […]

Trial postponed

By CNJ Staff Due to inclement weather, the first-degree murder trial of a 31-year-old Clovis man scheduled Monday was postponed until today. Robert “Pelon” Macias is accused of shooting Wilfred Salas Jr., 19, in the head early in the morning of Jan. 15, 2006, as Salas drove on Merriwether Street. Salas was found with a […]

Fort Sumner games postponed by weather

CNJ staff FORT SUMNER — Fort Sumner’s District 3-1A basketball games at Melrose were postponed on Friday due to snow. Also postponed were Homecoming games for the Foxes and Vixens today against Dexter, and a home junior high doubleheader today against Melrose. No makeup dates were immediately announced. Meantime, the Portales Rams’ District 4-3A boys […]

CHS BASKETBALL: Cats to face Taos again

CNJ staff For the second consecutive day, the weather has impacted Clovis High’s Purple Pepper Shootout. Taos was slated to meet Roswell High at 6 p.m. and Canyon, Texas, was slated to take on the Wildcats at 7:30 p.m. Canyon and Roswell could not make the trip because of road conditions, so the Cats (14-1) […]

ENMU games at Southeastern postponed

CNJ staff DURANT, Okla. — With the potential of a major ice storm throughout Oklahoma, today’s Lone Star Conference doubleheader between Eastern New Mexico and Southeastern Oklahoma has been postponed. Because of the travel distance and the fact the games don’t count in LSC South standings, it’s unlikely the teams will make them up. All […]

CHS BOYS BASKETBALL: Clovis-Portales game postponed

CNJ staff The Clovis-Portales boys basketball game, scheduled for Tuesday night at Rock Staubus Gym, was postponed due to inclement weather. CHS athletic director Brian Stacy said a makeup date had not been set, but added that the game will likely be made up sometime in January. Clovis has two more home games scheduled this […]