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Archive for February 20th, 2013

  • Man leads police on high-speed chase

    February 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Police stand watch as a truck is towed from a residence on Olive Avenue in Midway following a chase and pursuit, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) East Grand Plains Elementary was locked down Tuesday afternoon after a clerk contacted the Chaves County...

  • Senate group OKs wage hike

    February 20, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The state Senate Public Affairs Committee voted 5-3 Tuesday to pass a bill that would raise the state’s minimum wage from $7.50 to $8.50. Senate Bill 416, sponsored by Sen. Richard Martinez, D-Espanola, would raise minimum wage effective Jan. 1 of next...

  • Police Blotter: 9-year-old thwarts burglary attempt

    February 20, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary •A 9-year-old child became an inadvertent hero Monday when he went to a neighbor’s home to play. The child observed three black males enter the residence on West Byrne Street and he followed them into the house. When one picked up a computer...

  • Lucio Llamas

    February 20, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Un rosario se rezará por Lucio Llamas, 89, de Dexter, a las 7 p.m., Miércoles, 20 de Febrero 2013, en la capilla Anderson-Bethany funeraria. Una misa se ​​rezará a las 2 p.m., Jueves, 21 de Febrero 2013, en la iglesia católica de San Juan con el padre...

  • Jeffrey Lynn McClain

    February 20, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Jeffrey Lynn McClain was born April 17, 1956, to Austin Avis and Marie Agnes (Pack) McClain in Roswell, and passed away on Feb. 18, 2013. Jeff was the youngest of seven children. He is survived by his sisters, Shirley Ann Weldon, of Roswell, and Verna and...