Portales firefighters recount fighting blaze

Portales Firefighters Floyd Hancock and Dathan Culpepper arrived Sunday afternoon at the Mitchell dairy on Highway 467 to be greeted by flames. “We pulled up there and the flames were too big for the little truck we were in,” Hancock said. “It was a lot more difficult because of terrain and wind.” He said he […]

Portales resident named Firefighter of the Year

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Courtesy photo: Janice Culpepper Portales firefighters Steven Cain, left, and Dathan Culpepperbattle a blaze at Dollar General Store last spring. Culpepper was named Paid Firefighter of the Year in eastern New Mexico last Saturday. By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico Portales firefighter Dathan Culpepper was named Firefighter of the Year in eastern New Mexico. Culpepper […]

2/24 Public record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Feb. 15 through Wednesday: • Ramon Ortiz, 39, to Erika Iran Carrillo, 30, both of Bovina. • Dustin Edward Weatherford, 27, to Chelsea Necole Fore, 21, both of Amarillo. • Franklin Robert Cheyenne, 22, to Christina Yvonne Parker, 20, both of Clovis. • Kendall Wade […]

Culpepper, Althea

Althea Culpepper Services: Have been held. Mrs. Althea L. Wheeler Culpepper, 90, of Clovis, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2003, at her home. She was born Jan. 31, 1913, in Munday, Texas, to Robert A. and Cordie E. Sargent Lowe. She graduated from Clovis High School in 1930. She attended Weatherford College in Texas and New […]