Vixens race into EPAC semis


Melrose’s Allison Cochran hits the floor as she grabs a loose ball during the second half of their EPAC game Wednesday in Texico. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner TEXICO — Fort Sumner and Melrose traded the lead for a few minutes at the start before it turned into a game of runs. Fort […]

Local mom hopes for help with Christmas celebration

By Eric Butler Catching up on finances is easier said than done, especially when the holiday season rolls around. Sandy (not her real name) knows that as well as anyone. Several months ago, chance intervened on the life of Sandy and her three children when the single mother got into a car accident. A resident […]

Alires, Frances

Frances Alires Services: Have been held. Mrs. Frances Alires, 77, of Portales, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on Dec. 6, 1925, in Beth, to Lucy and Phil Martinez. She spent most of her early life in the Fort Sumner and Las Vegas areas. She married […]