York, Glen

Glen York Services: Have been held. Glen Allan “Skippy” York, 26, died on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004, in Clovis. He was born on April 4, 1978, in Raton, to Glen A. and Linda Wakefield York. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Raton and he worked for the Burlington Northern and Santa […]

Zia takes state opener

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Clovis Zia shortstop Aadam Anaya unsuccessfully attempts to turn a double play as Raton’s Adrian Serna arrives at second base during their 11 year-old state tournament game Saturday at Beachum Field. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Clovis Zia coach Dewey Patton hopes his team got by its New Mexico 11-year-old state Little League […]

Frost up in District 7 Senate race

By David Arkin: CNJ correspondent A lifelong rancher from San Jon was holding a commanding lead over his challenger, a former Raton mayor, for the Democrat nod for Senate District 7 late Tuesday night. About 81 percent of the precincts had been counted. Bob Frost, a 61-year-old San Jon rancher, was leading Fred Sparks of […]

Former Raton mayor says better representation needed for northern N.M.

By David Arkin: CNJ correspondent A former Raton mayor and current city commissioner doesn’t think northern New Mexico is getting the representation it needs in Santa Fe. He said he’s running for the New Mexico State Senate to change that. Fred Sparks, who spent 25 years working for the Santa Fe Railroad before retiring, is […]

Grubelnik , Florence

Florence Mildred “Mickey” Grubelnik, 83, of Raton died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Miners’ Colfax Medical Center in Raton. She was born on Nov. 28, 1920, to Ethel Mae and William L. Turner. She was a member of the First Christian Church. Family members said she enjoyed hunting and fishing. She was preceded in death […]

CHS girls golf results

CNJ STAFF Roswell Invitational Tuesday At Spring River Municipal G.C. Team standings: 1. Roswell Goddard 367; 2. Ruidoso 384; 3. Alamogordo 390; 4. Roswell High 395; 5. Hobbs 399; 6. Clovis 410; 7. Raton 419; 8. Artesia 456. Medalists: 1. Destiny Esquero, Goddard 82; 2. Kelly Rigsby, Ruidoso 84; 3. Kelly Velarde, Goddard 85; 4. […]

Morgan, Richard

Richard Morgan Services: Have been held. Mr. Richard C. Morgan, 80, of Raton, died Thursday, May 8, 2003, at SunBridge Retirement Center in Raton. He was born on Aug. 12, 1922, in Munday, Texas, to Alma and Chesley Morgan. He and his family moved from Lubbock in 1934 and settled in Portales. He married Doris […]