Angels take action

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CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle Charles Martinez strings lights to decorate the Charlie’s Angels team RV at the Relay for Life on Friday night at Ned Houk Park. The Martinez siblings created the team to honor their parents, who both died of cancer. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer s Clovis Relay for Life walkers […]

Portales woman says she was held captive

By Freedom Newspapers Police arrested a Portales man Wednesday evening after a woman said she’d been held captive for more than a day. George Vela, 27, is charged with kidnapping, criminal sexual penetration and being a felon in possession of a firearm, officials said. He was arrested about 8:30 p.m. inside the emergency room at […]

Crocheting with care

Marlena Hartz : CNJ Staff Writer Tia Littlefield leans forward in her living room chair as she slowly and methodically draws one loop of yarn through another, and another, and another. The muscles in her small hands are nearly always tense — Littlefield has cerebral palsy. It will take her days to loop the yarn […]