Convention to address Bible’s relevancy

CNJ Staff The New Mexico Christian Convention is coming to Clovis next week and the general public is invited to attend the preaching and teaching sessions that will be held Thursday through Saturday. Hosted by Central Christian Church and First Christian Church, the meeting is the statewide assembly of independent Christian churches in New Mexico. […]

Religion Briefs 2/27

Speaker scheduled at First Church Sunday will be a special day at First Church of God in Christ. The church has designated the day as Mission Sunday and is inviting the community to attend the 11 a.m. service where Evangelist Yvette Bell will speak on the theme “God’s Woman: Changed for Such a Time as […]

ENMU baseball team goes 1-3 in opening tourney

CNJ STAFF STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Phil Clabaugh sounded almost as if he’d won all four games. His Eastern New Mexico University baseball team opened its season by going 1-3 in the Southwest Shootout hosted by Tarleton State. The Greyhounds were competitive on Sunday in splitting two games against quality opponents, including a 10-4 whipping of […]

Zias fall to ECU’s second-half rally

Eastern senior Jereena Bosket outbattles East Central’s Lesli Shore for a rebound. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — Heather Brown and the Zias had quite a start, but Kelli Donovan and the East Central Lady Tigers had a better finish. Donovan scored all of her 15 points in the second half […]

Hounds struggle to beat East Central

Eastern junior Travazz Buckley pressures East Central’s Cale Simon. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Dave Wagner PORTALES — For the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds, Monday night’s Lone Star Conference men’s crossover game against East Central was like pulling teeth. With one starter out, another coming down sick at halftime and the team’s standout […]

Eastern facing rugged road tests

By Dave Wagner Record wise, Central Oklahoma and Northeastern State men’s basketball teams aren’t the imposing foes they were last season. Still, Eastern New Mexico University men’s coach Shawn Scanlan is more concerned about getting the Greyhounds’ ship on course when they travel to Oklahoma for Lone Star Conference crossover matchups against the Bronchos and […]

Simms, Helen M.

Helen M. Simms Services: Have been held. Helen M. Simms, 89, of Clovis, New Mexico died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003. Helen was born June 10, 1914 in Marlow, Okla., to R. A. and Effie Mitchell. They moved to Panhandle, Texas, in 1920. She married G. H. “Cotton” Simms on October 23, 1935. She graduated from […]

Quick goal tops ENMU

CNJ STAFF ADA, Okla. — It took East Central just 11 seconds to get on the board Sunday, and that’s all the Lady Tigers needed. ECU handed Eastern New Mexico University a 1-0 Lone Star Conference women’s soccer loss when Jenny Cruz took a pass to the middle off the opening kickoff and drove in […]

Carpenter, Joe

Joe Carpenter Services: Have been held. Mr. Joe Carpenter, 73, of Clovis, a retired wholesaler, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born April 16, 1930, in Farwell, to Lon and Della Johnson Carpenter. He married Glenda Dosher on Nov. 19, 1950, in Texico. He was a Korean […]

Riegel, Naomi

Naomi Riegel Mrs. Naomi Riegel, 92, of Clovis, a retired cafeteria worker, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on April 1, 1911, in Llano, Texas, to John and Addie Wright Tumlinson. She married Paul Riegel on Aug. 9, 1932, in Elida. They later moved to Clovis where […]

LSC takes hit in first full week

Dave Wagner It was a tough first full week for Lone Star Conference football teams. The LSC went just 2-9 against outside competition, including Eastern New Mexico University’s come-from-behind 18-17 win at Adams State. The only other winner was Central Oklahoma, which roared to a 21-0 lead on its first three possessions and routed Mesa […]

Democrats elect new officers

Democrats elect new officers The Curry County Democratic Party has elected new officers for the upcoming year. The officers are: Sandra Martin, chair; Darrel Bostwick, vice-chair; Lance A. Pyle, secretary and treasurer; Ray Hester and Cleo McFall, central committee members. The officers will serve for one year, Pyle said.

Doose, Clymena

Clymena “Mini” Doose Services: Have been held. Mrs. Clymena “Mimi” Doose, 86, of Clovis, a seamstress, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at the Senior Citizen Resident Center in Clovis. She was born on June 27, 1916, in Carnegie, Okla., to John and Beatrice Peters. She had been a resident of Clovis since 1941. She was […]

Pastor pens novel

By Gary Mitchell When Mike Eberhardt decides to fulfill a dream, just give him a little space and about a month. That’s what it took for him to complete his first novel, “Westward Bound,” which was published in February by PublishAmerica, an online publisher based in Baltimore. “It was sort of a dream I had […]