Press release: Rep. Luj

Washington, DC – Rep. Ben Ray Luj

Lack of cooperation slows shooting investigation

By CNJ Staff Lack of cooperation from victims and witnesses is stunting an investigation into a shooting Wednesday night on Mora Street. Around 5:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Mora for multiple reports of shots fired. Police believe a home that had just been burglarized a block over was the target […]

Advisory: Tomorrow: Rep. Luj

Rep. Ben Ray Luj

Rep. Luj

Washington, DC –Rep. Ben Ray Luj

Contractor believes in tightening borders

Rio Rancho civil contractor Dan East is running for the district 3 U.S. representative seat against seven other candidates. The district covers San Juan, McKinley, Rio Arriba, Sandoval, Santa Fe, San Miguel, Los Alamos, Taos, Colfax, Mora, Union, Harding, Quay, Curry and Roosevelt counties. Tom Udall, who is running for Pete Domenici’s seat in the […]

AREA TRACK: Fort Sumner qualifier

CNJ staff Saturday Boys Team standings: 1. Fort Sumner 108; 2. Hagerman 85; 3. Santa Rosa 74; 4. Dexter 50; 5. (tie) Clovis Christian and Melrose 23; 7. House 19; 8. Mora 18; 9. (tie) Floyd and Friona 15; 11. San Jon 8. Field events Shot put: 1. Aaron Arcos, Friona 44-5 1/4; 2. Tyler […]

Farwell woman killed in vehicle rollover

By CNJ staff A 34-year-old Farwell woman died Wednesday afternoon in a single-vehicle rollover south of Texico, according to state police. Lourdes Garcia Mora was driving a 2001 Ford pickup south on State Road 348 about 5:30 p.m. with two of her children as passengers when she lost control of the vehicle, according to a […]

Williams, Venediza “Bennie” “Dee”

Venediza Maria “Bennie” “Dee” Williams, 82, of Clovis, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at her home. She was born July 9, 1923, to Juanita Montoya and Isaac Castillo in Dawson. She married Jerry Williams. She was a motel manager in California and homemaker. Family members said she loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and her […]

Erineo Morris Gallegos

Erineo Morris Gallegos, 33, died Friday, Dec. 16, 2005, at his home. He was born on Jan. 17, 1972, to Jimmy Gallegos and Nora Arguello Gallegos in Portales. He lived in Mora for most of his childhood until moving to Portales. There he met his wife, Diane Garcia, and they were married Dec. 4, 1997. […]

Weekend prep summaries

CNJ staff Football Saturday District 2-1A Fort Sumner 54, Mora 14 Fort Sumner 14 18 22 0 — 54 Mora 0 8 0 6 — 14 Scoring summary First quarter FS — Cass Dimitroff 49-yard run (kick failed), 8:59 FS — C. Dimitroff 25-yard run (pass failed), 4:57 FS — Safety, Mora’s Jeorge Trujillo tackled […]

Garcia, Frank

Frank Garcia Services: Have been held. Mr. Frank Garcia, 95, of Portales, died Friday, July 22, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on Nov. 27, 1909, in Mora, to Ramonita and Francisco B. Garcia. He lived in the Mora area for many years. He grew up on a ranch, working […]

Saturday’s state tournament results

The Associated Press Boys Class 4A Championship Deming 71, Capital 67 Class 3A Championship Bernalillo 53, Portales 43 Class 2A Championship Mora 73, Pecos 58 Class 1A Championship Temple Baptist 74, Animas 64 Girls Class A Championship Fort Sumner 46, Des Moines 42 Friday Girls Class 4A Championship Kirtland Central 65, Deming 50 Class 3A […]

Ackley, Thomas

Thomas Ackley Services: No services have been held. Mr. Thomas Daniel Ackley, 39, of Clovis, died Dec. 17, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on June 24, 1965, at Clark Air Force Base in the Phillipine Islands, to Donovan D. and Mitsue Ackley. He married Mary Hazelton on Aug. 17, 1990, […]

Prep football scores 10/15

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Bovina junior running back Eddy Segovia looks to turn up field during the first half of their game against Sudan Friday night in Bovina. Sudan defeated Bovina 55-7. CNJ Staff Photo: Eric Kluth CNJ Staff Prep football Friday Area scores Clovis 28, Carlsbad 0 Texico 53, Loving 26 Melrose 84, Faith Christian 30 Fort Sumner […]

Air Force project aids education

By Darrell Todd Maurina Much of what the Air Force does involves preparing for battle in the skies over hostile nations, raining lethal strikes down upon the enemies of the United States. But some Air Force activities are just plain fun. That’s what Gerald Mora of the research laboratory at Phillips Research Site, part of […]