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Police probe suspicious death

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer The death of a Clovis man whose body was found in a Bloomfield hotel last month is being investigated as suspicious, police said. Donald Prince, 52, was found dead Sept. 14. Bloomfield Police Lt. Mike Kovacs said the case has been classified as suspicious and is still under investigation. […]

Rams’ rally past Bloomfield in 3A quarterfinals

Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — The Portales Rams, seeded fifth in the Class 3A state baseball tournament, thought they were a better team than fourth seed Bloomfield, and in Wednesday’s quarterfinals, they proved it. The Rams erased a 7-3 deficit after three innings and rallied for an 8-7 win at La Cueva High School, advancing to […]

Portales falls short in title game

By Eric Butler: Freedom correspondent FARMINGTON — Portales’ softball team had been having its merry way against opposing pitching in its first three games while the Rams advanced to the Class 3A title game for the first time in school history. All that hitting, running, sliding and, most importantly, scoring came to an abrupt end […]

Rams advance to Class 3A semis

Bloomfield’s Austin Lutz (42) is chased down by a quarter of Portales defenders in Saturday’s Class 3A quarterfinal game. The Rams defeated Bloomfield 20-17 in double overtime. (Farmington Daily Times: Lucas Ian Coshene) By Mickey Winfield: Freedom Newspapers BLOOMFIELD — Senior Ezekial (Zeke) Soto kicked the Portales Rams into the Class 3A state football semifinals […]

Rams visit Bloomfield in quarters

Quarterback Chris Mosier and the Portales Rams play at Bloomfield today in the quarterfinal round of the state Class 3A football playoffs (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Mickey Winfield: Freedom Newspapers With their first playoff win in three years already behind them, and the confidence that comes with it, the Portales Rams aim to […]

Newman, Hattie

Hattie Newman Services: Have been held. Hattie “Irene” Newman, 97, of Bloomfield, died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at the home of her sister. She was born on Jan. 23, 1908, in Proctor, Texas. She came to New Mexico in 1924. She married James B. Newman in 1926. They lived in San Jon for a number […]

McKinney, Jimmy

Jimmy McKinney Services: Have been held. Jimmy Floyd McKinney, 66, of Bloomfield, died on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at his home. He was born on Aug. 30, 1938, in Tucumcari, to Leona and Floyd McKinney. He married Lucille Jimenez on Sept. 21, 1957, in Tucumcari. He was a firefighter for Farmington for three years. He retired […]