Police: Hittson beaten to death with rock

By Sharna Johnson CNJ STAFF WRITERsharna_johnson@link.freedom.comA witness described seeing his coworker beat a 51-year-old Tucumcari truck driver to death with a rock on the side of the road after the two had an argument in the early morning hours Thursday.The witness, an employee of a Roswell milk testing company, said he, Brandon Barela and Ronnie […]

Homicide victim believed to be Tucumcari truck driver

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By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Investigators believe a homicide victim found in eastern Curry County on Thursday morning is a 51-year-old truck driver from Tucumcari. But officers are hesitant to conclusively identify Ronnie Ernest Hittson as Thursday’s victim, Curry County Undersheriff Wesley Waller said, until a full investigation is performed by medical examiners. “At […]

Benino Aguilera

Services: At 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, at 424 South Monroe St., Tucumcari. Benino Aguilera, 86, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007 at Clovis Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Clovis. Mr. Aguilera was born Feb. 13, 1921 to Faustino Aguilera and Eloisa Martinez Aguilera in Hooker, Okla. In 1959, he married Felipita Crespin […]