ENMU women 2nd at Sul Ross rodeo

Staff report ALPINE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s women notched their second consecutive runnerup finish in rodeo competition hosted by Sul Ross State over the weekend. The Zias posted 145 points to finish five behind Odessa College. ENMU’s men finished with 60 points, but final results were not available on Monday to determine their […]

Letter to the editor: Golf course improved under new management

Regarding Clovis’ Colonial Golf course: First let me give some background information. I am secretary for the Eastern New Mexico Senior Golf Association. The association has 150 members from southeastern New Mexico and west Texas and we play once a month in that area. We have played at Colonial Golf Course (Chaparral Country Club back […]

Ambulance will be first in African sister city

By Robin Fornoff Projects Editor rfornoff@cnjonline.com Not lost in all the goodwill exchanged Monday was the very real prospect that Clovis’ gift of an ambulance to its sister city in Africa will save lives. The decommissioned ambulance was given to a delegation representing Kasama, Zambia, during ceremonies at the Clovis Civic Center. It is the […]

Military update: Caregiver program’s limitations raise concerns

For older generations of spouses, mothers and other family caregivers of severely disabled veterans, the startling feature of the Family Caregiver Program that Congress enacted in 2010 was its exclusivity. The unprecedented package of caregiver benefits includes training to help ensure patient safety, cash stipends to partially compensate for caregiver time and effort, caregiver health […]

Pages past — Sept. 30

On this date … 1973: The body of a Muleshoe man was found in Bull Lake, not far from where the amphibious plane he was riding in crashed five days earlier. Larry Dale Bynum, 26, and Morgan Locker, 57, were practicing takeoffs and landings in a high wind. Locker, who was piloting the plane, swam […]

Police blotter — Sept. 30

Clovis police, sheriff and fire call logs: Caller reported: Friday • 4:37 a.m.: Public affray, 1900 block of Howard Street. • 6:18 a.m.: Motor vehicle theft, 1600 block of Claremont Terrace. • 7:44 a.m.: Leaving the scene of crash with property damage, 2100 block of West Manana Boulevard. • 8:58 a.m.: Criminal damage up to […]

What’s happening — Sept. 30

Wednesday Toddler Time — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840. Clovis Community College Board of Trustees meeting — 8 a.m., Clovis Community College, Room 512. Information: 575-769-4001. Thursday Preschool Story Hour — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840. City Commission meeting — 5:15 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, North Annex. 575-769-7828. County Commission meeting […]

Zias pull out OT win at TWU

Staff report DENTON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s women got outshot big-time in Sunday’s Lone Star Conference soccer match against Texas Woman’s, but they got the one that counted. Senior midfielder Alyssa Prince scored with 13 seconds left in the first sudden-death overtime to give the Zias a 2-1 win over the Pioneers. They […]

Clovis city manager announces retirement (updated)

By Robin Fornoff Projects editor rfornoff@cnjonline.com City Manager Joe Thomas’ surprise announcement of his impending retirement Monday will apparently have Mayor David Lansford and the city commissioners huddling behind closed doors later this week to figure out how to find a replacement. Thomas said a closed executive session is scheduled for Thursday’s City Commission meeting […]

New Mexico Better Newspapers contest winners

SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — The 2013-14 NMPA APME Better Newspaper Contest awards were handed out during the 106th annual NMPA convention at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa on Saturday. Judging was completed by the Texas Press Association. The contest is sponsored jointly by the New Mexico Press Association and the New […]

Zias roll to sweep of Tarleton

By Derek Major Staff writer dmajor@pntonline.com PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University Zias bounced back from their three-game loss to Angelo State on Friday, taking out their frustrations on Tarleton State on Saturday night by beating the TexAnns 25-15, 25-23 , 25-16 at Greyhound Arena. The Zias (6-6, 2-3 Lone Star Conference) came out […]

Roosevelts a family of courage

By Karl  Terry Local columnist My wife and I recently watched a seven-part documentary entitled “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” that I think sheds a lot of light on the politics of the New Mexico county of the same name, in which I live. Anyone familiar with the history of Roosevelt County might rightly pronounce […]

Smooth transition

In addition to a new academic experience and living on your own for the first time in your life, going to college gives you the opportunity to meet people from different places and backgrounds. Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds defender Ryan Sinclair, 20, is one of those people. He was born and raised in Glasgow, […]

Cooking with kale featured on show

By Sheryl Borden Creative Living Information on decorating small living spaces, cooking with kale, and working with clayboard will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday, September 30th at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday, October 2nd at 12:00 noon. (All times are Mountain.) Kimball Starr is an interior designer, and she is going […]

Mistakes costly in Hounds’ loss to Lions

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner @cnjonline.com BLACKWATER DRAW — From the opening kickoff, it was evident Eastern New Mexico University’s football team was going to have its hands full with Texas A&M-Commerce. Any help the Lions might have needed from the Greyhounds, though, they received. ENMU gave away 17 points on a blocked punt, […]

Hounds clip Oklahoma Christian

Staff report PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University gave itself some breathing room with two late goals in a dominant first half, and the Greyhounds notched a 3-1 win over Oklahoma Christian on Saturday at the ENMU pitch. Leading just 1-0 despite a wide margin in shots against OCU (1-4-1), the Hounds (2-5-1) closed out […]

Saturday area prep volleyball summary — Sept. 28

San Jon 3, Clovis Christian 0 San Jon    25    25    25 Clovis Christian    20    14    21 CCS individual statistics Kills — Maleikah Wofford 9. Blocks — Wofford 2. Digs — Jadyn Barnett 7, Wofford 6. Aces — Jaclyn Beaman 6. Assists — Barnett 5, Beaman 5. Record — Clovis Christian 0-6. Middle school — Clovis […]

On the shelves — Sept. 28

These books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Michael Jordan: The Life by Roland Lazenby draws on countless interviews with coaches, teammates, family members and with Jordan himself to provide the first truly definitive study of the player, the icon, and the man. Any Other Name: A Longmire Mystery by Craig Johnson involves Sheriff Walt […]

Lady Cats capture Lubbock Invitational title

Staff report LUBBOCK — Clovis High’s girls waded through 14 other teams and put five runners in the top 20 on Saturday to win the large-school division of the Lubbock Invitational cross country meet. The Lady Wildcats had 62 points to finish 12 ahead of runnerup Coppell, Texas. CHS coach Mark Bussen said it’s the […]

School menus — Sept. 28

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast -Breakfast pizza. Lunch – Beefy Mac, garden salad with ranch, assorted fresh fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast – Cinnamon roll. Lunch – Choice of chicken sandwich, baked French fries, veggie cup with ranch dressing, fruity Jello. Wednesday: Breakfast -Yogurt & graham cracker. Lunch – Bean & cheese, burrito & salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce […]