Keever, Alice

Alice Keever Services: Have been held. Alice Ann Gonzales Keever, 74, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, March 15, 2004, at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque. She was born on May 21, 1929, in Hooker, Okla., to Elias and Petra Valdez Gonzales. Her family moved to Los Ojitos, north of Fort Sumner, when she was a […]

Zias swept in four-game set at Western

CNJ STAFF SILVER CITY — Eastern New Mexico University’s pitching was respectable, and so was the defense. It’s hard to win softball games, though, when you only score six runs in four games. Western New Mexico parlayed solid pitching and a couple of breaks into a four-game sweep of the Zias, finishing it off with […]

Quay attorney: Jailer to be arraigned monday

By William Thompson TUCUMCARI — Robert Gonzales, the Quay County detention center employee charged with criminal sexual conduct involving minors, will be arraigned in 10th Judicial District Court soon, according to Nancy English, an attorney for the district attorney’s office. Gonzales faces two counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor and two counts of […]

Sex charges dismissed against Quay County jail employee

By William Thompson Robert Gonzales, the Quay County Juvenile Detention Center employee who was arrested and charged in November with criminal sexual acts, has had all charges against him dismissed in Quay County Magistrate Court. However, evidence will now be presented against Gonzales before a grand jury, his supervisor at the detention center said. Magistrate […]

Gonzales, Alberta S.

Alberta S. Gonzales Services: Have been held. Alberta S. Gonzales, 88, of Fort Sumner died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Gonzales was born March 16, 1915, in Fort Sumner to the home of Jose C. Sena and the former Estefanita Trujillo. She married Leandro Gonzales on Jan. 16, 1939, in […]

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Compiled from court records from Dec. 23 through Jan. 14 Marriage Licenses Don Curtiss Ellington, 25, and Matilda Ann Madrid, 25, both of Clovis Johnnie Glenn Rucker, 66, of Texico, and Rebecca Ann Grau, 54, of Clovis Richard Earl Soper, 23, and Heidi Kira Tessmer, 19, both of Clovis Christopher Thomas Rabenold, 20, and Lorenza […]

Texico’s Luscombe reaches milestone

By Dave Wagner TEXICO BOYS BASKETBALL coach Richard Luscombe won his 300th game as Wolverines head coach on Saturday when his squad beat Floyd 39-21 for the championship of the EPAC Tournament. His overall record in 19 seasons at Lazbuddie and Texico is 375-120. He was 75-53 in 1985-89 at Lazbuddie, Texas. Luscombe admitted he […]

Gonzales, Alfonso Junior

Alfonso Junior Gonzales Service: Have been held. Alfonso “Junior” Gonzales, 37, of Clovis died Dec. 24, 2003, west of St. Vrain. He was born Nov. 8, 1966, in Clovis to Alfonso and Mary Aragon Gonzales. A graduate of Clovis High School, he worked for Valley Cabinet Shop for 11 years, then went to work for […]

Railroad crossing fatality puzzling for state police

By Darrell Todd Maurina New Mexico State Police say they don’t know why Alfonso Gonzales Jr., 37, of Clovis, drove onto the BNSF railroad tracks west of Cannon Air Force Base late on Christmas Eve. They do know he didn’t survive the crash. “When the deceased drove onto the railroad tracks, the engineer put the […]

Gonzales, Martin

MARTIN GONZALES Services: Have been held. Martin B. Gonzales, 50, of Moses Lake, Wash., died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003. He was born on May 28, 1953, in Clovis, to Benito and Isabel Gonzales. He grew up in Portales. He moved to Washington state when he was 15. He began working for Brown and Root at […]

Three female detainees accuse jailer of sex crimes

By Ryan Lengerich TUCUMCARI — A Quay County Juvenile Detention Center officer was arrested Monday and charged with sex-related crimes against three juvenile detainees, police said. Robert Gonzales, 27, of Tucumcari was arrested and charged with two counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor and two counts of criminal sexual contact of a minor, […]

Area teen accused of crime spree

By Darrell Todd Maurina State police and family members say they have no idea why a 19-year-old ranch hand may have gone on a 2 1/2 hour crime spree through three counties Sunday afternoon, breaking into homes, hijacking cars, and robbing people at gunpoint. John C. Cates III is being held in the De Baca […]

Family exemplifies service

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Family members 2nd Lt. Alex Gonzales (left), Lt. Col. Nick Gonzales, retired Sgt. Maj. Celestino Gonzales, and 1st Lt. Daniel Gonzales are four members of the same family which has served the U.S. in the military. By Darrell Todd Maurina As Celestino Gonzales sat in his living room last week watching the Fox news network, […]

LV Robertson hires Chad Roanhaus

STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS LAS VEGAS, N.M. — Chad Roanhaus, son of Clovis High football coach Eric Roanhaus, was named head football coach Monday at Class 3A Las Vegas Robertson. Chad Roanhaus, 29, succeeds Art Abreu, who resigned last week after 12 years with the program. Abreu will retain his teaching position at Robertson, Chad […]

Bodybuilding detective

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Clovis Police Detective David Yoakum poses with his trophies and 28 cartons representing 504 eggs he ate while training for the Mid-USA/New Mexico State Bodybuilding Championships July 12 in Albuquerque. Photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner Clovis Police Detective David Yoakum has always enjoyed weightlifting and working out to stay in shape. But he […]

Gutierrez, Juanita

Juanita Gutierrez Services: Have been held. Mrs. Juanita P. Gutierrez, 95, Saturday, July 12, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born June 28, 1908, in Tigere, to Virginia and Francisquito Casaus. She spent her early life in Puerta de Luna and Fort Sumner. On Aug. 29, 1936, she married Matias Gutierrez […]

Tucumcari officer retains certification

By Darrell Todd Maurina A Tucumcari police officer who pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated said he will retain his police certification and hopes to return to duty next month. Sgt. Jeff Gonzales, a 12-year veteran of the Tucumcari Police Department, remains on paid administrative leave, according to Police Chief Dennis Townsend. Gonzales said he […]