After one year, highway paving problematic again

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers A section of New Mexico Highway 206 between Portales and Dora is experiencing a significant deterioration of its pavement even though the highway was repaved less than a year ago. Residents, who regularly drive the road, say a section near Portales has become progressively worse over the spring and summer. […]

Road to recovery

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CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle Niki Bowers sands drywall Friday at Anastacio Urioste’s home. Kingswood United Methodist Church is assisting the Uriostes in rebuilding their home after it was damaged by the March tornado. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Anastacio Urioste sat in what was left of his living room the day after a […]

Street smoothing complete

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CNJ Staff Photo: Andy DeLisleConstruction crews worked in the night on North Prince Street as part of a two-month project to refurbish the heavily traveled thoroughfare. Crews are expected to start a painting project Tuesday. By Tonya Fennell: CNJ Staff Writer Betty Johnson may be 73 years old, but she considers herself completely self-sufficient. The […]

Delayed Prince Street paving to begin Tuesday

A scheduling conflict has delayed the paving project on North Prince Street, according to New Mexico Department of Transportation project manager Raymond Reeves. Reeves said the state highway project to resurface North Prince from Commerce Way to Llano Estacado Boulevard has been rescheduled to begin Tuesday. It was scheduled to begin more than three weeks […]

June 4, 2006 Honors

The following Clovis Community College students graduated May 12. Associate of arts Rachel Gama, Philippa Holmes, Raquel Sierra Soto, Dolores Gumm, Linda Robles, Dominque Corsey, Maria Alfaro, Jessica Allison, Steven Anderson, Sierra Bard, Summer Black, Terry Brigham, Felecia Cantwell, Mary Drake, Stacy Frederick, Crystal Garcia, Bonnie Gillespie, Jorde Hamilton, Michelle Hughes, Alissa Jones, Elizabeth Ledezma, […]

Working dogs at Ag Expo

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Sooner, a border collie, works to get a sheep back with the rest of the herd at Raymond Reeve’s house on U.S. Highway 60/84. (File photo) By William Thompson: Freedom Newspapers Raymond Reeves didn’t have a special fondness for dogs the first 40 or so years of his life until he was give a border […]

Attorney: Case against commissioner dismissed

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer An independent prosecutor on Thursday dismissed the felony case against Curry County Commissioner Ed Perales, according to Perales’ attorney. Tenth Judicial District Special Prosecutor Ronald Reeves determined there was no merit to pursue Perales’ case, according to a copy of a court record provided by defense attorney Randall Harris. […]

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James P. Reeves Services: Have been held. James P. Reeves, 60, of Lubbock, died April 4, 2005, in Lubbock. He was born on April 13, 1944, in Duncan, Okla. He resided in Clovis, where he owned and operated Sunshine Dry Cleaners. He lived in Lubbock for the last 25 years and was the owner and […]

Newmans left lasting impression

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom newspapers Portales said its collective farewell Friday to Odis and Doris Newman. The Newmans loved to eat breakfast at McDonald’s with a group o f friends six times a week, and they loved to play marbles and dominoes at the Senior Citizens Center. But most of the funeral service was dedicated […]

Veteran Clovis officer ends career

Cops and courts The second in command at the Clovis Police Department has retired from the force after more than 30 years. Deputy Chief R.E. “Bart” Bartosiewicz said his last official day will be Friday, but he’s on vacation until then. “I’m tired of the (bull) and everything else that goes along with it. I’m […]