Serving the High Plains
District Judge Albert Mitchell Jr. prepares to take a seat in the Quay County District Courtroom in Tucumcari. Mitchell is scheduled to retire on March 1 after 15 years on the bench.
On Feb. 29, Judge Albert J. Mitchell Jr., the only jurist in the sprawling 10th Judicial District, will hang up his robe for the final time after 15 years on the bench.
Mitchell sent a one-page letter on Jan. 10 to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and...