Friday morning briefing: Boom goes the sound barrier

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Friday morning briefing.

Tombstone race trademark of Old Fort Days


Ryan Autrey of Texico prepares to toss an 80-pound headstone over the first barrier in the finals of the Billy the Kid open division race during Old Fort Days in Fort Sumner. (CNJ correspondent: Andrew Chavez) By Andrew Chavez: CNJ correspondent FORT SUMNER — Since its conception, the Billy the Kid Tombstone Race has been […]

Man hospitalized after train collision. CNJ STAFF PHOTO: ERIC KLUTH


Clovis Police officers work the scene were David Esparza’s car was hit by a eastbound Burlington North Santa Fe train as he tried to run the crossing gate late Saturday night on Norris Street. Esparza is in serious/stable at Covenant Medical Center. By Jack King A Clovis man was in serious, but stable condition at […]