Tucumcari woman sentenced for bank robbery

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CNJ staff A Tucumcari woman convicted in a 2010 daylight robbery of American Heritage Bank in Melrose was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison. Juana Griego, 20, must serve at least 85 percent of the time behind bars and will be subject to two years of intense supervised parole on release, said Andrea Reeb, […]

Our page — June 23

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Birthday [image #1, align=right, size= medium] Arissa Rain Griego celebrated her seventh birthday party on June 14th at Dunn Park with family and friends. She is the daughter of Josh Griego and Luisa Otero of Tucumcari. Arissa has one younger brother, Joshua Zain Griego and one older sister, Destiny Jade Griego. Her grandparents are Gene […]

06-30-2007: Around Town

Two for ENMU dean’s list… Perfecto A. Madrid and Taris R. Smith were named to the Dean’s List at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell for the 2007 Spring semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.25 or higher grade point average while carrying at least 12 semester hours. Good fortune at […]

05-19-2007: Birth and birthday announcements

Sleepy time guy… Josh Griego and Luisa Otero announce the birth of their son Joshua Zain Greigo. He was born April 25, 2007 at 1:20 p.m at the Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Joshua weighed 7 pounds, 4.3 ounces and was 20 and 1/4 inches long. Joshua’s sisters are Destiny Jade Griego and Arissa […]

June 17, 2006 Around Town

Smith newcomer arrives Kirksey Lynae Smith, 7 pounds and 10 ounces, was born June 2 to Kara and Jeremy Smith of Logan. She is the granddaugther of Jeri Robinson of Tucumcari; Dean Smith of Logan; and Sandra Roman of Hawaii. Her great-grandparents are Bennie and Freddy Kirksey and Hershell and Mary Lou Martin, all of […]

Charles R. “Bob” Keele

Charles R. “Bob” Keele Services: None scheduled. Charles R. “Bob” Keele died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006 in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Keele was born In Lovell, Wy., in 1940. He lived for many years in Montana, where he was an electrician until he retired in 2002. In 2003, he and his wife, Joan, retired to Tucumcari […]

1/21 Obituaries

Kate Griego Services: Have been held. Kate Griego, 80, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006, following an extended illness in Clovis. She was born Aug. 15, 1925, in Sambinoso. She had made her home in Clovis for many years due to health reasons. She was a member of the Guadalupe Catholic Church. She was […]

Clovis man evades police, arrested in Tucumcari after crash

CNJ STAFF A Clovis man who evaded police for days after being accused of shooting a woman in the foot was arrested late Sunday night. Antonio “Tony” Maes, 21, was arrested in Tucumcari on charges that included receiving or transferring a stolen vehicle, reckless driving and resisting arrest. He is jailed in Quay County on […]

Obits 9/27

Benevieve Griego Genevieve “Billie” Griego, 65, died Sept. 24, 2003 at the Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born Aug. 8, 1938 in Tucumcari to Antonio and Paublita Lopez. Mrs. Griego attended the Tucumcari public school system. She married Manuel Griego Sept. 27, 1958, which would have made today their 45 wedding anniversary. Mrs. Griego […]

Mesalands meets blood drive goal

QCS Reports Using the theme “Blood donors are heroes,” Mesalands Community College saw several heroes participate in their weekend blood drive. “We are very pleased with the results, especially for a first-time drive at the College, said Dianne Griego of United Blood Services. “The surroundings, location and environment were perfect and our coordinator at the […]