Test shows Thomas under legal limit

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By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers Clovis City Manager Joe Thomas’ blood alcohol level was half the legal limit the night he was arrested, according to the New Mexico State Police. Thomas was arrested Aug. 3 after failing a series of sobriety tests at a police checkpoint on State Road 469 between San Jon and Logan, […]

Clovis city manager arrested over weekend

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By Sharna Johnson: Freedom Newspapers Clovis City Manager Joe Thomas, a Quay County native, was arrested Friday night and charged with driving under the influence, state police said. He was also cited for an open container violation. Both charges are misdemeanors and police said they are first offenses. “It was an extremely bad judgment on […]

Rattlers ready to roll for Rattler Reunion

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Getting ready for the annual Rattler Reunion parade at 9 a.m. on Saturday are Alvin Cawthon (1944), parade marshall, and his wife, Beca Thomas Cawthon (1957). And sure to be an attention-getter is “Fang,” the Rattler mascot, aka Nathan Andrada (2010).

Troy J. Thomas

Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Wheeler Mortuary Chapel in Portales. Troy J. Thomas, 91, died Friday, July 13, 2007 in Muleshoe, Texas. Mr. Thomas was born Oct. 17, 1915 in Abernathy, Texas, to Reba and William J. Thomas. He grew up in Abernathy and graduated from Abernathy High School.  While in school, ran track […]

Tommie Storrie Strain

Services: 10 a.m., Monday at Dunn Memorial Chapel. Tommie Storrie Strain, 87, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at Fort Hamilton Hospital at Hamilton, Ohio. Mrs. Strain was born June 28, 1919 in Tucumcari to Thomas and Ola Christian. She had been a lifetime resident of Tucumcari before moving about 10 years ago to Clovis for […]

Elvia Ingram

Services: 10 a.m, Tuesday at the graveside services at the family plot at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Elvia Ingram, 97, died in Clovis on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007. Mrs. Ingram was born Dec. 29, 1909 in Arkansas. She had made her home in Tucumcari for many years before moving to Clovis for health reasons a […]

Bruce Thomas

Bruce Thomas, 58, of Tucumcari, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005 at his residence. Mr. Thomas was born Sept. 29, 1946 in Artesia. He and his wife, Gayle, have lived in Tucumcari since 1973. He was the senior vice president and cashier of the original First National Bank where he was on the board of directors […]

Volunteers salute Veterans Day with flags at cemetery

TV Hagenah As the blustery wind blew Wednesday afternoon, a handful of men and women wandered through Memorial Park Cemetery reading each headstone. When they found anything on the incription of the headstones that said the individual lying there had been a member of the U.S. military while alive, they put a small 8 X […]

Just Passin Through: Miserable vacation teaches traveler lesson in trust

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By Angela Peacock Cross-country traveling has taught Kelly Thomas a huge lesson about the trustworthiness of strangers. Thomas and her family of Pittsburg, Texas had been saving for countless months to take a family vacation to Florida so their daughter Kimberly could go to the amusement parks but more importantly so the family could create […]