Thu. Oct 21st, 2021
PORTALES MAN SENTENCED TO 33 YEARS FOR SECOND DEGREE MURDER CHARGES- Ninth Judicial District Attorney, Andrea Reeb, announced on October 4, 2021, that Jonathan Mendez, age 20, of Portales, was convicted of Murder in the second degree, Armed Robbery, Tampering with evidence, Shooting at or from a motor vehicle and Contributing to the delinquency of a… <Read More>
SEVERE MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH INVOLVING A SEMI CAUSES ONE FATALITY- After reports of a severe crash off of downtown Prince St. in Clovis Early Sunday morning; Clovis Police Department released their official report of the incident. On Sunday, October 3, 2021, at about 7:39 a.m., Police and Fire Services were dispatched to 1st and Prince Streets… <Read More>
PORTALES MAN RECEIVES MAX SENTENCE FOR ALLSUP’S SHOOTING-  Ninth Judicial District Attorney, Andrea Reeb, announced that on September 20, 2021, Oracio Ornelas, age 40, of Portales, was sentenced to twelve and one-half (12 ½) years in the Department of Corrections for Aggravated Battery (deadly weapon) and Receipt, Transportation or Possession of a Firearm… <Read More>
NEW COMMUNITY PROGRAM AIMED TO EDUCATE TEENS ON THE DANGERS OF INAPPROPRIATE MESSAGING- The Ninth Judicial District Attorney's Office is excited to announce their new community program, "Picture This." "Picture This" is a pro-active program created by her office to educate middle school and high school students about the dangers of possessing and distributing child pornography and sending… <Read More>
METHAMPHETAMINE FOUND IN PORTALES MOTEL WATER SYSTEM- The following press release has been issued on September 17th, 2021 by the Portales Police Department: On Friday, September 17, 2021, at approximately 3 p.m. officers responded to the Super 8 Motel on US 70 in Portales regarding a customer that had, what was believed… <Read More>
VEHICLE COLLISION THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN CLOVIS ACTIVATES MAJOR CRASH TEAMS UNIT- In a press release from Clovis Police Department, the following has been released about the incident regarding the motorcyclist and vehicle collision: On Thursday, September 16, 2021 at about 4:49 pm, Clovis Police Department Dispatch received a 911 emergency telephone call about a motor vehicle… <Read More>
WARNING! A NEW SCAM CIRCULATING THE LOCAL AREA- In a press release from the Clovis Police Department, local businesses are the new targets for an electronic scam. In the past week there have been four incidents reported in which a scammer has contacted the business and requested an employee send funds via electronic… <Read More>

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WEEKEND SPORTS UPDATE- On October 14: VOLLEYBALL Fort Sumner 3 VS Logan 0 Melrose 3 VS Clovis Christian 0 Elida 3 VS Lake Arthur 0 Texico 3 VS Pecos 0 Hobbs 3 VS Clovis 0 On October 15 FOOTBALL Fort Sumner 58 VS Mesilla Valley 6 Gateway Christian… <Read More>

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