TB testing confined to Curry, Roosevelt

By Argen Duncan Previously, the entire state was under the testing requirement, part of the effects of a downgrade in bovine TB-status after an infected cow was discovered in Curry County last year. Now, the testing requirement is confined to Curry and Roosevelt counties. “It will still present challenges for us here in these two […]

New regulations require dairies, feedlots to report emissions from manure

Many Roosevelt and Curry County dairies and feedlots are still waiting to feel – maybe a better word in this case is “sniff” – the impact of a new federal regulation on reporting air emissions. At issue are two major byproducts of cattle operations – emissions of ammonia and hydrogen sulfide.Both gases come from manure. […]

Investigators still seeking details of crash

By Freedom New Mexico Crash investigators are still trying to determine which of two vehicles involved in a fatal head-on collision Wednesday night was driving in the wrong lane, according to State Police Lt. Gary Ross. Three Clovis men were killed about 5 p.m. when two vehicles crashed in the southbound lane of N.M. 209 […]

Harden returns to state Senate

By Kevin Wilson, Freedom New Mexico Clint Harden is returning to state Senate in an otherwise slow night for Curry County representation. As of 11:15 p.m., state election totals show Harden winning 67.7 percent of the vote over Eagles Nest teacher Jeff Carr. Vote totals were 7,304-3,482 in favor of Harden. “I’m pleased and satisfied,” […]

Officials release Curry County jail investigative report

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Inmates who escaped from the Curry County jail last month may have gained freedom with a key swiped from guards who were busy with plumbing repairs. There is no indication the eight inmates who escaped received intentional help from jail staff, District Attorney Matt Chandler said after reviewing a […]

Search contines for Clovis inmates who made rooftop escape

By Freedom New Mexico Multiple law enforcement agencies continued Tuesday evening to pursue leads on the whereabouts of five escaped Curry County inmates, according to Sheriff Matt Murray. Law enforcement believes at least some of the escapees are still in the Clovis area, according to District Attorney Matt Chandler. Federal agencies including the FBI, Border […]

State still investigating source of salmonella outbreak

By QCS Staff So far, 39 people from nine counties in New Mexico have been sick with a strain of salmonella called Salmonella Saintpaul, according to a press release from the state’s Department of Health. Several people have been hospitalized, and no one has died. Patients are from Bernalillo, Cibola, Curry, Dona Ana, McKinley, Otero, […]

Tana Rene’ Greer

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Services: At 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Tana Rene’ Curry Greer, 44, of Centennial, Colo., died suddenly Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007. She was born Jan. 23, 1963 to Bill and Juanita Curry of Tucumcari. Mrs. Greer grew up and attended school in Tucumcari where she was active in the community […]

Fish farm owners tout Clovis as site

By Tony Gutierrez: Freedom Newspapers A Canadian company is interested in bringing a new type of agriculture industry to Curry County — fish farming. Aquaranch Industries representatives presented plans Tuesday to the Curry County Commission to establish a fish farm at the former Swift/Frozefruit plant south of Clovis on County Road K. The Clovis facility […]

46th Annual 4-H State Horse Show Results

Senior Runner– up was Calley Thompson of Bernalillo County on Zip N Deluxe Senior High Point was Caitlin Dralle of Bernalillo County on Five Oh Declared War Junior Runner-up was Becca Alden of Quay County on Montoya Imagine Senior High Point was Kadie Glen of Curry County on Rockey Squeaky Novice Runner-up was Kayla Myers […]