Police blotter – April 4

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Monday 1:34 a.m.: Caller reported someone attempting to break into caller's house. Caller stated someone twisted off the porch light and tried to get in through a window, 900 block of West Street. 7:09 a.m.: Caller stated her window had been smashed in, 120 […]

Family of Cannon airman expresses relief he was found

A Cannon Air Force Base lieutenant missing since March 12 reported to a California air force base on Monday, according to a press release from Cannon Air Force Base public affairs officials. According to the release: 1st Lt. Scott Lee reported to Travis Air Force Base, Calif., and is on his way to Cannon. Lee […]

Large tornadoes, damage reported in Dallas area

DALLAS — Tornadoes tore through the Dallas area on Tuesday, tearing roofs off homes, tossing trucks into the air and leaving flattened tractor trailers strewn along highways and parking lots. The National Weather Service reported at least two separate "large and extremely dangerous" tornadoes south of Dallas and Fort Worth. Several other developing twisters were […]

Wednesday morning briefing: Egg hunts and a free concert

Good morning and welcome to the Wednesday briefing. Easter eggs Mark your calendar. There are Easter egg hunts planned for the kids in Clovis and Portales. The annual egg hunt is 9 a.m. Saturday in Hillcrest Park for Clovis kids. In Portales, it's from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Roosevelt County Events […]

Missing Cannon officer found

A Cannon Air Force Base lieutenant missing since March 12 has been found safe in California, according to a press release from Cannon Air Force Base public affairs officials. 1st Lt. Scott Lee reported to Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Monday and is now on his way back to Cannon. Lee was last seen leaving […]

Press release: Missing Cannon AFB lieutenant found

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – The Cannon Air Force Base lieutenant missing since March 12 has been found safe in California. 1st Lt. Scott Lee reported to Travis Air Force Base, Calif., April 2, and is now en route back to Cannon, AFB. Until yesterday, Lee was last seen leaving his apartment in Clovis, […]

Monday prep baseball linescore – April 2

Monday Dora 6, Melrose 5 Dora 112 000 2 — 6 8 4 Melrose 031 000 1 — 5 9 2 Dylan Privett and Chase Varnell; Kamron Huber, Brian Hemminger (7) and Aaron Dearing. W — Privett. L — Hemminger. Top hitters — Dora: Chris Aranda 2-4, RBI, run; Varnell 2-4, 2 runs; Colton Gruis […]

Editorial: School board should use better judgment

Some Albuquerque Public Schools board members seem to have taken leave of their civic sense with their support of a proposal to ban elected officials or candidates from speaking at high school graduations. Board member David Peercy said if the full board approves the proposal this week, it would even deny graduates the unlikely opportunity […]

Jail bond election today

Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday for the countywide special election. The ballot question reads: "Shall Curry County issue up to $9,300,000 in general obligation bonds payable from general (ad valorem) taxes, to remodel, expand and improve the county jail?" • • Polling locations recently changed because of the Census and […]

Police blotter – April 3

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Sunday 12:05 a.m.: Caller reported hearing shots fired west of residence, 400 block of Mercury Place 12:19 a.m.: Caller reported a male hitting two females at 1000 block of North Mitchell Street. 1:11 a.m.: Caller reported burglary to a vehicle, 2200 block of North […]