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The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Jan. 5-11: • Timothy Olijnyk, 39, to Jamie Louise Carlson, 31, both of Slaton, Texas • Adrian Flores, 19, of Friona to Maritssa Salazar, 20, of Bovina • Daniel Leon Montano, 26, to Beverly Anne Franks, 29, both of Clovis • Alberto Julian Perez, 57, […]

Storm hits area

By Ryn Gargulinski: Freedom Newspapers – Heavy rain, hail and high winds reek havoc on area yards, farms. The night skies across New Mexico were alight with red, white and blue on the Fourth of July, but the fireworks were about the only illumination for Tucumcari residents. More than 4,500 homes and businesses lost power […]

Padilla, Frankie

Frankie Padilla Services: Have been held. Frankie Joe Padilla, 47, of Clayton, died Thursday, July 29, 2004, in Clayton. He was born on Dec. 22, 1956, in Clayton, to Joe Jr. and Mary Nora Valdez Padilla. He married Linda Mae White on Dec. 27, 1975, in Tucumcari. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, […]

Valdez, Ubaldo J.

Ubaldo J. Valdez Services: Have been held. Mr. Ubaldo J. Valdez, 86, of Lubbock, died Sunday, July 11, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on May 4, 1918, El Vado, to Inecita and Amarante Valdez. He made his home in Cebolla until 1955. He married Josephina Trujillo on Aug. 19, 1941, […]

Eastern’s Cobb getting battle for starting position

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Aaron Payne (right) tries to block Mark Smith during a running play at Friday’s Greyhound football practice. Photo by Kevin Wilson By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Even though he started all 11 games at left offensive tackle last fall for the Eastern New Mexico University football team, T.J. Cobb knew his job would be up […]

Valdez, Xavier

Xavier Valdez Services: Have been held. Mr. Xavier Elijah Valdez, 2, of Albuquerque, died Tuesday, June 10, 2003, in Albuquerque. He was born on Sept. 2, 2000, in Albuquerque, to Frank Beltran and Sheila Valdez. Family members said his favorite foods were pizza, Cheetos, tortillas, beans and rice. He liked to drink juices, his favorite […]

Gallegos, Richard IV

Richard Gallegos IV Services: Have been held. Richard Gallegos IV, infant son of Richard and Stephanie Gallegos of Clovis, died Thursday, June 12, 2003, in Clovis. He was born that same day in Clovis. Survivors include his parents; one sister, Marissa Gallegos of Clovis; grandparents, Richard and Hope Gallegos of Clovis, Jesse and Maria Valero […]

American rallies for win

By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — With a 2 for 4 night, three RBIs and the go-ahead single, Iszac Valdez showed that the American All-Star pitchers weren’t causing him any trouble. Later on, strep throat was trouble for the Roosevelt catcher, and the ruling that ensued helped pave the way for an unusual 17-15 win for […]