Cops and Courts 11/23

One of two Carlsbad police officers hospitalized after a shootout is a former Portales officer. Officer Eric Jameson, with Portales PD in 2001 and 2002, suffered multiple gunshot wounds in Thursday night’s confrontation with a suspect he was chasing. Another officer, Susan Kym Redman, was in critical condition on Saturday morning. The man they were […]

Banister, Eva

Eva Banister Services: Have been held. Mrs. Eva “Jody” Banister, 55, of Portales, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 23, 1947, in Portales, to Hazel and Manuel Vancleve. She worked as a cook at Cook’s Truck Center in Clovis. She was the child care […]

Pet safety urged this holiday season

Fireworks help families celebrate Independence Day on the Fourth of July, but those same fireworks can create problems for family pets, a local animal lover says. Bonnie Cook, in a note to the Clovis News Journal, suggested families may want to take extra precautions about their pets when the booms and the flashes start up. […]

Cook, Margaret

Margaret Cook Services: Have been held. Mrs. Margaret Genevieve Cook, 78, of Hobbs, died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, in Hobbs. She was born on April 20, 1925, in Hunt County, Texas, to Haskell Charles “Pop” and Cleo Elwood Conder. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Mary Maxine Dennis and Opal Prater; […]