Xcel Energy, customer groups reach agreement on New Mexico base rate increase

ROSWELL – Xcel Energy’s Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS) has reached an agreement with New Mexico customer groups to increase base rates, a measure driven in large part by the costs of new power generation and the increases in the cost of doing business. SPS has submitted the agreement to the New Mexico Public Regulation […]

April 12, 2009 Bankruptcies

Bankruptcies The following bankruptcies were filed in court in Roswell: • Jason Earl Shonkwiler and Jennifer Ann Shonkwiler, Chapter 7, file date: 4/6/2009, Curry County • Tracee Lyn Saul, file date: 4/7/2009, Chapter 7, file date: 4/7/2009, Curry County • Jerry D. McCarty and Lori A. McCarty, Chapter 7, file date: 4/7/2009, Curry County • […]

Suspect arrested in homicide

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo A 51-year-old Tucumcari truck driver and the man suspected of beating him to death and leaving his body in a ditch were drinking together at Webb’s Watering Hole and later Clovis City Limits, District Attorney Matt Chandler said. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Police believe an argument after a […]

March 22, 2009 Bankruptcies

The following bankruptcies were filed in court in Roswell: • Michael Ray Wampler and Christina Marie Rose Wampler, Roosevelt County, Chapter 7, March 14, • Chris Dale Sturdevant, Quay County, Chapter 7, March 17, • Kenneth Harold Terry and Betty Louise Terry, Quay County Chapter 7, March 18

State tournament scoreboard — Friday

Go to varsitynow.com for game stories and photos Boys CLASS 5A At The Pit, Albuquerque Semifinals ThursdayLa Cueva 70, Eldorado 63Highland 63, Las Cruces 56 Championship SaturdayLa Cueva vs. Highland, 8:30 p.m. CLASS 4AAt The Pit, AlbuquerqueSemifinals ThursdayArtesia 58, Espnola Valley 56, 3 OTRoswell 69, Deming 64 Championship SaturdayArtesia vs. Roswell, 4:30 p.m. CLASS 3AAt […]

Nov. 30, 2008 Bankruptcies

The following bankruptcies for Curry County were filed last week in Roswell:• Amber Nicole Padilla, Chapter 7, Nov. 24• Roy Lee Burnett and Dixi Sue Burnett, Chapter 13, Nov. 26

Nov. 16 Bankruptcies

The following bankruptcies were filed in court in Roswell between Nov. 6 and Thursday: • Shannon Renee Perry, Chapter 7, 11/06/2008, Curry County • Pam Diane James, Chapter 7, 11/07/2008, Curry County • Henley Fred Brown and Norma Ann Brown, Chapter 7, 11/13/2008, Curry County

Nov. 2, 2008 Bankruptcies

The following bankruptcies were filed in court in Roswell between Sept. 29 and Monday: • Raymond Jaramillo and Virginia Mildred Jaramillo, Curry County, Chapter 13, Sept. 29 • Andy Jose Lucero and Rosa N. Lucero, Roosevelt County, Chapter 7, Sept. 30 • Daniel Anthony Ortiz, Curry County, Chapter 7, Sept. 30 • William Louis Gauna […]

Clovis beats Goddard 35-14

ROSWELL — Clovis outscored Goddard 14-0 in the third quarter to regain control of the game, and went on to beat the Rockets 35-14 in Friday’s game at the Wool Bowl. The Wildcats scored on Stefan Mills’ 14-yard run and a 9-yard pass from Josh Potocki to Josh Bryan in the pivotal quarter. Quarterback David […]

Clovis officials tour Roswell animal shelter

Members serving on Clovis’ Animal Control Task Force euthanasia subcommittee visited Roswell’s animal shelter Thursday to observe the lethal injection process as conducted by animal control. They viewed three dogs being euthanized, toured the facility and talked with officials there. Jal, Tucumcari, Clovis and Lovington are the only communities in the state still using gas, […]

June 15, 2008 Weddings

Shawver-WoolseyHeather Shawver and Brian Woolsey, both of Clovis, were joined in marriage May 3, 2008, at the home of John and Lucy Swain.The Rev. Dick Ross performed the garden wedding ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Della Symcox of Spring, Texas, and James and Monta Gayle of San Antonio, Texas.She is the granddaughter of Julia […]

May 2008 Obituaries

The following people with area connections died in May according to obituaries published in the Clovis News Journal. Armijo, Felix Jerry, 55, of Clovis, May 29 Baker, Oleta, 87, of Portales, May 30 Banister III, Sylvester, 58, of Ithaca, Mich., and formerly of Portales, May 14 Beltran, Katie Mae, 73, of Clovis, May 4 Boreing, […]

First Person: Life’s a drag

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Eldon Russ and his family share a love for drag racing. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Eldon Russ, 52, and his family spend time working on cars, racing cars, and building engines for cars. Russ, a Fort Sumner native, will be at Roswell’s drag strip Area 51 Friday to […]

April 6, 2008 Engagements

Kern-Whitaker David and Judy Kern of Clovis announce the engagement of their daughter, Barri Kern, to Jeff Whitaker, both of Lubbock. He is the son of Mark and Karen Whitaker of Hobbs. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. May 10, 2008, at Trinity Church in Lubbock. A reception at the church will follow. […]

Roswell student’s return to Mexico causing furor

The Associated Press ROSWELL — Karina Acosta’s senior year at Roswell High came to an abrupt end after she was ticketed for blocking a fire lane outside a school and driving without a license. The officer who stopped her — a Roswell policeman assigned to the school — asked her for proof of legal U.S. […]

Three arrested in meth bust

Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Three people were arrested Sunday and charged with drug trafficking after Portales police received a report of a possible break-in in progress, according to a department press release. Ashley Lemier, 26, of Portales, Stephen Stites, 28, of Roswell and Diego Montes, 28, of Roswell were charged with trafficking a controlled […]

Swing time

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo David Josiwak of Roswell twirls Mary Weigl of Kenna at The Circle 8 District square dance Saturday. The couples have to dance each step the caller calls in time with the music. David and Alyse Josiwak danced on their first date 39 years ago. About 15 years ago the couple […]

Arrest made in copper wire theft

Freedom New Mexico A Roswell man was taken into custody Monday in connection with a commercial burglary reported Friday at a wind farm near Elida, according to a Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office press release. Michael Robertson, 50, of Roswell was arrested by Chaves County Sheriff’s Department officers after a Portales Police Department officer reported the […]

ENMU honors 209 graduates

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico Commencement speaker Janeice Scarbrough likened Eastern New Mexico University’s fall commencement to a play with a wide variety of characters. “The stars of our show are the graduates themselves,” said Scarbrough, professor and chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at ENMU. The 113th Commencement Convocation awarded degrees […]

Clovis pulls 35-31 shocker over Artesia (Oct. 20 prep scoreboard)

Manuel Robles scored three touchdowns, and the visiting Wildcats shocked Artesia 35-31 in a game broadcast nationally on ESPNU. Robles scored twice in the final 2:07, and Josh Bryant recovered an onside kick at the Artesia 45 to set up the game-winning drive. The final was a shocker, as Artesia led 24-7 at the half […]