Portales youth killed crossing road

By Freedom Newspapers A 7-year-old Portales girl was struck by a pickup truck and killed Thursday as she attempted to cross a highway east of Portales, according to New Mexico State Police. Mireya Tarango was crossing the highway from a neighbor’s home to her home on N.M. 88 when she was struck, according to investigating […]

Bella Vista honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Denicia Aragon, Kenny Castillo, Sarita Martinez, Maria Perez, Deja Robinson A/B: Teddy Bargas, Christian Barrazas, Lendel Brown, Shianne Diaz, Marquese Gaither, Delicia Garcia, Gabriella Loniewski, Vidal Morales, Joshua Rodriguez, Joseph Salazar, Israel Sena Fourth Grade A: Ayana Anderson, […]

Manzanares, Arcenio

Arcenio Manzanares Services: Have been held. Arcenio “Shorty” Manzanares, 81, of Portales, died Wednesday, July 21, 2004, at his home. He was born on Dec. 30, 1922, in Sena, to Sophia and Sixto Manzanares. He married Erma Salazar on Dec. 5, 1945, in Denver. He lived in Sena until 1960 when he moved to Portales. […]

Soldier with Clovis kin dies in Iraq bombing

By Mike Linn: CNJ News Editor Linda Hernandez has three e-mails from her cousin to which she’ll never get the chance to respond. The Clovis resident saw the messages after she returned from vacation Sunday — the day she found out her cousin, Sgt. 1st Class Linda Ann Tarango-Griess, 33, of Sutton, Neb., died when […]

Tarango, Francisco

Francisco Tarango Services: Have been held. Mr. Francisco Tarango, 79, of Portales, died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Dec. 27, 1924, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Felicitas and Juan Tarango. He grew up in Chihuahua where he attended school. He married Maria Rodriguez on Aug. 4, 1953, […]

Tarango, Maria

Maria Tarango Services: Have been held. Mrs. Maria E. Tarango, 78, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born Dec. 28, 1924, Chanate, Texas, to Faustina and Cruz Esqueda. She had been a resident of Portales since 1955. She married Jose Tarango on May 14, 1958. She was a […]