Police looking for male, two females in connection with robbery

Clovis police are looking for three suspects who allegedly beat a Clovis man and robbed him at gunpoint in his apartment at approximately 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 Block of Gayland Drive. According to a Clovis police news release: The victim, 52 year-old Curtis Hager, suffered wounds from being hit on the head with […]

Late 3 caps Greyhound comeback

At the end of a tough night, with the game in the balance, Rodney Blackmon was determined to take the final shot. Blackmon, whose three 3-pointers helped Eastern New Mexico University start its comeback from a 15-point deficit with 15 minutes left, put the capper on the Greyhounds' rally with another trey from the left […]

NM governor uses State of the State to push tax cuts

SANTA FE — As the New Mexico Legislature returned to work Tuesday, Republican Gov. Susana Martinez used her State of the State address to press lawmakers to focus on boosting New Mexico's struggling economy. Martinez spoke to a joint session of the House and Senate after lawmakers convened for a 60-day session, taking the opportunity […]

Final lawsuit cleared, clearing way for first phase of Ute construction

A federal court cleared the way Monday for construction to start on the first of the Ute Water Project. A U.S. District Court judge in Albuquerque denied the Village of Logan's request for an injunction preventing construction. The court ruled the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority complied with environmental laws, according to court documents. […]

Flu vaccine numbers up

The nation's current influenza epidemic has sent thousands of Curry, Roosevelt and Quay County residents in search of flu vaccines, and immunization providers report booming business. County health offices in all three counties report brisk trade in the flu vaccines, leading some to worry about possible shortages before this flu season ends. Gayla Jaquess, nurse […]

EPAC a family affair

EPAC. The two-syllable, phonetically-spelled four-letter word that's not really a word is known across southeastern New Mexico as the Eastern Plains Athletic Conference basketball tournament. But a joke could be made that a secondary spelling could be, "Everybody's Practically A Cousin," as quite a few family trees could be compiled just through the years of […]

Lady Rams dominate Hatch Valley

With the kind of start the Portales High girls got off to Friday night, they could have been competitive with pretty much any team in the state. CMI correspondent: Joshua LuceroPHS sophomore McKenzie Bucksath puts up a layup in front of Hatch Valley's Audrey Hackey during Friday's girls matchup in the Portales Shoot Out at […]

Sunland eyes return to full production in March

Sunland Inc.'s vice president said Friday they will be well ahead of upcoming Food and Drug Administration guidelines and to be up and running at full production in March. "Since we have gone through the recall process and the suspension, we are in very close communication with the FDA," said Sunland Vice President Katalin Coburn. […]

Lawsuit alleges retaliation against former jail administrator

Four days after being fired without comment by Curry County commissioners, former jail Administrator Gerry Billy has filed suit against the county seeking unspecified money damages. Billy's attorney Eric Dixon filed the suit Friday in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque. The lawsuit charges Billy was fired in violation of his $87,000 a year contract without […]