Grassfire burns 60 acres

Freedom New Mexico Sixty acres of grass, three farm structures and farm equipment were destroyed by fire Wednesday around Curry Roads 21 and D, according to David Kube, Curry County wildland fire coordinator. Kube said fire units from Texico and Clovis called to the scene about 12:30 p.m. arrived to find a swather, a piece […]

County burn bans include fireworks

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Sharna Johnson With ongoing drought and high fire risk, only the professionals get to play with fireworks in Eastern New Mexico this year. Burn bans are active in Curry and Roosevelt counties this year with officials going a step further to pass restrictions on the use and sale of fireworks out of fear of fire. […]

Kube , Spencer

Spencer Drew Kube Services: Have been held. Spencer Drew Kube, 20, of Texico, died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, in Quay County. He was born on June 8, 1984, at Cannon Air Force Base. He was a technician for General Electric Wind Energy Division and a member of the Texico Volunteer Fire Department. Family members said […]

Texico man dies in rollover

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor Curry County sheriff’s deputy David Kube has made house calls notifying parents that their children have died. Each time he gave the bad news, he told himself the day would never come when a tragic fatality would afflict his family. Unfortunately for Kube that day came Tuesday, when police […]

Food, friends big part of Border Days

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James Williams, right, of the Texico-Farwell Rotary Club, slices one of the 25 briskets the club cooked for its annual barbecue Saturday during Border Town Days in Farwell. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth By Darrell Todd Maurina FARWELL — From 30-pound hunks of beef brisket to dainty sugar cookies, food ranked first among attractions mentioned […]

Warren, Elva Marie

Elva Marie Warren Services: Have been held. Elva Marie Warren, 89, of Texico died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born Aug. 23, 1914, in Indianola, Okla., to G.W. and Cordia Mays. Family members said she was a very loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by […]

Kube, Martin

Martin Kube Services: Have been held. Mr. Martin Kube, 73, of Farwell, died Tuesday, July 29, 2003, in Lubbock. He was born on Feb. 10, 1930, in Clovis. He married Frances Daude on Dec. 31, 1950, in Lariat. He lived in Farwell for the past 37 years. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran […]