Base will be adding one aircraft per month, official says

Col. David Piech of Cannon Air Force Base gave Roosevelt County commissioners an update on Cannon activity at the Tuesday county commission meeting. The following is what he reported: • The base will be changing its vice wing commander and flight medicine commander later this year. • One new aircraft a month will continue arriving […]

Snow expected tonight, Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Curry, Quay and Roosevelt counties until 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Weekend brings history lesson

Russell Anglin This weekend brought a chance for me to spend time with my folks in Roosevelt County. I got to catch up with the relatives and I even learned a thing or two about my points of origin. I headed to Dora Friday evening, chagrined to find the Clovis overpass on Prince Street has […]

District 3 Little League Tournament brackets

Little League District 3 Tournaments 9-10 Wednesday Game 1: Zia 8, Roosevelt 7 Friday Game 2: American 21, Zia 10, 6 innings Saturday Game 3: Zia 4, Roosevelt 2 Monday Game 4: Zia at American, 7 p.m. Wednesday Game 5: Game 4 loser at Game 4 winner, if necessary, 7 p.m.

Candidates log thousands of miles on road to state office

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico Since Roosevelt County rancher Matt Rush filed for the state land office race, he’s logged 30,000 miles on his truck, with only one trip to Lubbock and the rest across New Mexico. “My one piece of advice to anyone who’s considering running for a statewide office,” Rush said, while […]

Hatcher to join Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office

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Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer Former Tucumcari Police Chief Roger Hatcher is preparing to serve as a Roosevelt County Sheriff’s deputy on a temporary basis. Hatcher plans to start work with the sheriff’s office Today. He said Chief Deputy Malin Parker asked him to take the position. Roosevelt County Sheriff Darren Hooker said his office […]

Roosevelt County infant dead as result of H1N1

Freedom New Mexico A Roosevelt County infant girl has died of the H1N1 flu, according to a news release from the state Department of Health. Late Thursday night, the department reported the death of the baby and a 5-year-old girl from Sandoval County. According to the release, neither child had a chronic medical condition. No […]

Area farmers eligible for disaster aid

Freedom New Mexico U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom J. Vilsack has declared Roosevelt County a disaster area in a move that also affects Curry and Quay counties. Roosevelt is among seven New Mexico counties listed as disaster areas because of production losses from high winds and drought, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Curry […]

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 […]

Roosevelt County peanut growers stand to profit

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Thomas Garcia