Meetings watch: Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee

The Parks, Recreation, and Beautification Committee meets 5:30 p.m. Monday to discuss: • A request to hold the 2014 Relay for Life at the Hillcrest Park soccer field area May 9-10 . • A request to rent the Roy Walker Gym Nov. 2 for a boxing tournament. • The parks master plan. — Compiled by […]

Tucumcari man sentenced to life in prison

It took a jury about 45 minutes to find Robert Wynashe of Tucumcari guilty of murder Friday in a trial delayed four years over competency issues. Wynashe 70, was sentenced to life in prison for the 2009 shooting death of Howard Russell King in Tucumcari. "The family is ready for closure," said Tom Blakney, lead […]

State basketball tournament brackets

State basketball tournanemt (Seeds in parentheses) Boys Round-of-16 All games Saturday Class 5A Cibola 46, Albuquerque High 45 Clovis 75, West Mesa 56 Eldorado 79, Rio Rancho 67 Hobbs 75, Volcano Vista 49 La Cueva 68, Atrisco Heritage 59 Las Cruces High 85, Carlsbad 65 Manzano 68, Valley 65, OT Sandia 61, Alamogordo 42 Class […]

Local prep basketball scoreboard

Class 5A state tournament Clovis 75, West Mesa 56 Class 3A state tournament Portales 62, West Las Vegas 51 Class 2A state tournament Texico 50, Tohatchi 33 Class 1A state tournament Questa 54, Fort Sumner 49 Dora 65, Menaul 18 District 2-B tournament Championship Grady 72, San Jon 45

Weather causing delays, closings

A spokesperson for Clovis public schools has announced Clovis schools are closed Monday due to the threat of continued snow and high winds. Other delays/closings reported to Clovis Media Inc: Baxter-Curren and Friendship Center senior centers. Clovis Municipal Court Muleshoe schools are closed. Portales schools are closed. Clovis Community College is closed, according to a […]

Latest forecast for Clovis-Portales area

Today's forecast from National Weather Service for Clovis=Portales area: Snow likely with areas of blowing snow before 11 a.m., then areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow after 11 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Windy, with a north wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 25 […]

Bus driver reports Tucumcari student with gun

New Mexico State Police are investigating an incident involving a teenager accused of possessing a firearm at Tucumcari Middle School. On Jan. 29, a bus driver who had completed his route reported to a school secretary that a student was carrying a gun in a backpack, said Aaron McKinney, Tucumcari's school superintendent. It wasn't immediately […]

Guards injured in Tucumcari escape attempt

Two Quay County Detention Center officers were injured Sunday by an inmate attempting to escape, 10th Judicial District Attorney Tim Rose said. Officers B.J. Angel and Anthonette Dabbs were hospitalized for treatment of their injuries and later released, said Don Rich, QCDC administrator. Rich said at 12: 15 p.m., inmate Noel Webb, 31, attempted without […]