New museum would enrich town

On Dec. 26, I gave a presentation to Fort Sumner Mayor Windell Bridges, resident J.W. Wilson and DeBaca County News Publisher Scot Stinnett. The subject of my presentation was Fort Sumner Army Air Field and what I foresee as a World War II museum commemorating that training field to be located at the municipal airport. […]

Stinnett, Jane A.

Jane Anne Stinnett, 72, of Lubbock died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at University Medical Center in Lubbock following a long battle with cancer. She was born Oct. 6, 1933, in Portales to Marion and Elizabeth Stinnett. She graduated from Portales High School and received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of New […]

Finney, Tina K.

Tina Kay Finney Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Fort Sumner. Tina Kay (Stinnett) Finney, 33, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, Sept. 5, 2005, at her home following an extended illness. She was raised and attended school in Portales until her senior year. She graduated from Fort Sumner High School. She […]

Long-standing Clovis tradition, calf roping, ‘great family fun’

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Dave Eastlake of Amarillo finishes his tie during the first round of the inaugural Joe’s Boot Shop Calf Roping competition Saturday at the Mounted Patrol Arena at the Curry County Fairgrounds. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Ryn Gargulinski: CNJ staff writer Shorty Sanders of Capitan said it’s more American than baseball. Organizer Scot Stinnett […]

More money may be needed to keep bases

By Darrell Todd Maurina Members of the New Mexico Military Base Planning Commission extensively debated whether the state has committed enough resources to protecting its military bases, according to Hanson Scott, a retired Air Force one-star general who serves as director of the commission. Scott said a major focus of Tuesday’s meeting in Albuquerque was […]

Muleshoe Journal sold to Dimmitt newspaper publisher

By Michelle Seeber The owner of the Muleshoe Journal has sold the newspaper for an undisclosed amount to Chris Bradford of Dimmitt, Texas. Former owner Scot Stinnett of Fort Sumner said he closed the sale on Monday after “discussing it off and on for the last three or four years.” Stinnett still owns two other […]

Base Planning Commission optimistic about keeping Cannon

By Darrell Todd Maurina Clovis banker Randy Harris said he’s optimistic going into today’s meeting of the New Mexico Military Base Planning Commission, a group established by the New Mexico Economic Development Department to help keep the state’s military installations open. Items on the published agenda for the 2 p.m. meeting in Albuquerque include the […]