Report: Baskett to speak with Eagles about open roster spots

CNJ staff Fox television news in Philadelphia is reporting Clovis native and pro football receiver Hank Baskett will be in the city Friday to speak with the Eagles about open roster spots. Baskett has been a free agent since March 4 after the Indianapolis Colts failed to resign him to a contract. Baskett has played […]

Wednesday morning briefing: Hot chickens and calling all writers

Good morning. It’s Freedom New Mexico’s Wednesday briefing. Hot chicken Who knew prairie chickens were such a hot item? Turns out all 100 spots to watch the birds’ annual courtship dances have already sold out for the April 16-18 High Plains Prairie Chicken Festival. Heck, they just announced tickets three weeks ago — at $95 […]

Local firefighters battle blaze

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PNT photo: Argen Duncan Crews work to build a firebreak to stop a grassfire northeast of Portales Tuesday afternoon. Freedom New Mexico Firefighters from around the area had a Roosevelt County grassfire 90 percent contained as of 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to Portales Fire Chief John Bridges. The fire started earlier Tuesday afternoon. Bridges said […]

Up to an inch of snow expected

CNJ staff Weather report from National Weather Service in Albuquerque for Curry, De Baca and Roosevelt counties: THU DEC 27 2007 SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY EVENING. EXPECT AN INCH OF NEW SNOW OVER NORTHERN ROOSEVELT AND CURRY COUNTIES…AND ACROSS EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTIES…WITH AN EXTRA INCH POSSIBLE IN SPOTS. EXPECT LESS THAN AN […]