CNJ staff An accident Friday has claimed the life of a Fort Sumner teenager. Colten Gunn, 14, died at the scene of the accident at approximately 3:50 p.m. in the Fort Sumner Valley when an all-terrain vehicle he was driving struck the rear of a vehicle at an intersection, according to Juan Chavez, deputy medical [...]
Freedom New Mexico An account for donations to help with funeral expenses for Patricia Ohler of Portales has been set up under her name at James Polk Stone Community Bank. Ohler died of cancer Thursday, leaving a husband, five children and four grandchildren, and life insurance would not cover the expenses, according to information from [...]
Funeral procession ban extreme measure A district attorney in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley is proposing outlawing funeral processions in his county. The Brownsville Herald newspaper opposed the idea in an editorial. Here’s a snippet:
Freedom New Mexico The Roosevelt County Courthouse is scheduled to be closed 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday for funeral services for Sheriff’s Office Capt. Rick Short.
PNT staff reports Yucca Telecom will close all day Friday for the funeral of Steven Richards, who worked with the business for 37 years, said Nancy Gentry, administrative assistant and public relations employee.
PNT staff report A Cannon airman led a jammed funeral service for his father earlier this week, slain in an East Oakland, Calif., robbery. Bounhom Manyvong, 59, was a security guard at an Auto Zone store. He was shot and killed Dec. 19. Tuesday, about 300 people — including more than 50 security guards from [...]
A fund to assist with funeral expenses for Patrick Maes, who died Tuesday in Albuquerque, has been established at New Mexico Bank & Trust. Contributions to the Patrick Maes Burial Fund can be made at any NMB&T branch in Clovis, Melrose and Portales.
Freedom New Mexico An account is established at Portales National Bank for 5-month-old Noriah Castillo, who died Saturday. Contributions go toward funeral expenses and other assistance for the family.
Funeral services were held for Emma Wollard, wife of the late pioneer physician Dr.
City offices closed for funeral Portales city offices will close shortly before 10 a.m. today so that employees may attend the funeral of longtime Portales police officer Preston Wilkerson, according to City Manager Debi Lee. She said there will be at least one person on duty at City Hall. Other departments should reopen at 1 [...]