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Death of Cannon airman to be handled by military

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) - It's been decided that the military will handle the July 5 shooting death of a Cannon Air Force Base airman.This information is according toThe Eastern New Mexico News.The paper reports District Attorney Andrea Reeb met with Air Force Base officials last week to decide how the

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-07-18 14:30:10

Portales man accused of shooting at bank worker outside home

PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — A 29-year-old Portales man is accused of shooting at a bank worker who had taken photos of the man's property to verify occupancy.The Eastern New Mexico News reports that Tanner Kube was arrested on suspicion of felony shooting at or from a motor vehicle on July 5.A deputy repo


Man Accused of Making Threats Against FBI Agent Arrested in Clovis

Goodman is also facing charges of using a phone to terrify, intimidate, threaten, harass, annoy, or offend in Curry County Magistrate Court.

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-07-18 22:14:05

Second Family Files Lawsuit Against Clovis Daycare, Former Employee

CLOVIS, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) - A second family has filed a lawsuit against a Clovis daycare, Future Generations Early Concepts Learning Center, and a former employee after a fight between two employees back in May.


Second family sues following fight between preschool workers

Now, another family has filed suit, saying there 4-year-old daughter was also kicked and suffered back injuries.


1 arrested after leading police on pursuit across two counties

According to the Friona Police Department, on Wednesday at about 1:00 p.m., Andy Chavez led officers on an hour-long pursuit that began after the Hereford Police Department initiated a traffic stop in Hereford. Chavez then began fleeing from police.

ABC7AMARILLO.COM - 2018-07-18 14:28:05

Jason Kersey: Back for the best coverage of Oklahoma...

I’ll never forget three summers ago, sitting in the Muleshoe, Texas, living room of Mike and Marilyn Riley. It was the second day of my trip to the tiny West Texas farm town, and Marilyn still seemed a little surprised — perhaps even perplexed — that anyone would make such an effort just to write a


DA considers charges after Cannon airman suffers fatal gunshot wound

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) - The district attorney says she plans to meet with Cannon Air Force Base officials to see if her office or the Air Force will consider criminal charges in connections to the death and shooting of an airman stationed at the base.According toThe Eastern New Mexico News, a 23-year-


Xcel Energy thanks area fire departments with $1,000 grant checks

Volunteer fire departments from Earth, Muleshoe, Lazbuddie and Sudan have responded to multiple fires near Tolk Station and nearby Plant X Generating Station in recent months, mostly wildfires caused by exceedingly dry conditions. All four fire departments also responded to the transformer fire in F


Finding a certain level of acceptable boredom

July is National Anti-Boredom Month, which makes sense if you think about it. Fourth of July with all its fireworks and hoopla is past, and school has not yet begun. Parents dread hearing “I’m bored!” from their kids, knowing that no matter what activity they suggest, the child will whine, “No, that


In Defense of Litter Boxes

I thought about taking a picture of one of the litter boxes referred to in this story, but a picture of the cats that use them seemed a better choice!


Video: Sheriff shoots man shot and injures man driving front-end loader

According to a criminal complaint, deputies tried to make contact with McFarlin at his home, but he took off in the tractor.


LPD: Teenager arrested in connection to Friday evening's homicide; victim identified

On July 13th, at approximately 11:50 p.m., the Lubbock Police Department received reports of shots fired in the 300 block of 79thStreet. Responding officers located a male gunshot victim outside a home with life threatening injuries.


Groups vie for sixth and final New Mexico 'racino' license

Representatives of Vision 2020, one of the groups promoting Clovis as the optimal site for the state's next "racino," made their pitch to the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce this week, The Eastern New Mexico News reports.


Chile Pepper Institute holds hot summer sale

Ghost peppers, nacho cheese, salsa and barbecue sauce are each $3. The summer sale also includes any online purchases of these items. The sale will run until July 30 or while supplies last.


MISD Board of Trustees act on tax rate reduction

Carroll Precure moved and Jay Cage seconded as an unprecedented action was taken by the Muleshoe Board of Trustees to reduce the tax rate. Ashley Turnbow smiled and said, “Amen,” as Cage said, “This is a good faith effort on the part of our school.” Precure and Preston agreed that our community is m


Underage girl impregnated, Lubbock man indicted

LUBBOCK, Texas - A grand jury on Tuesday indicted John Gabriel Trevino, 33, of Lubbock for sexual assault of a child.


Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs help finding Identitiy Theft suspect

AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) —The Amarillo Crime Stoppers needs the public's help in finding man responsible for using someone else's personal information to set up several lines of credit around Amarillo.If anyone has any information about the person responsible is asked to contact the Amarillo Crime Sto


Lubbock Police Search for Suspects in Drive-By Shooting Case

Lubbock police are searching for the person or persons responsible for a drive-by shooting that injured two people. A home in the 2200 block of 87thstreet in southeast Lubbock was shot at on June 26 by unknown assailants.A 12-year-old girl wasreportedly shot in the backwhile trying to protect her 8-


Boy drowns at Bottomless Lakes State Park

A child drowned Saturday at Bottomless Lakes State Park, the second drowning at the park in less than three months.The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office declined to release the victim’s name. The Hobbs Sun News identified the child as Kingdom Ferdinand T. Cobol, a 9-year-old boy from Hobbs who was at t