Oct. 6, 2006 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 6 p.m. Monday an officer was called to the 1500 block of Mitchell Street to take a burglary report from a woman who said her storage unit had been burglarized along with several other units around hers. She reported an antique […]

Oct. 6, 2006 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Sept. 28 through Wednesday: • Benito Allen Chavez, 28, of Santa Rosa to Elizabeth Hope Wimbush, 21, of Clovis. • Jason Paul Beams, 27, to Cassandra Elizabeth Hyre, 23, both of Clovis. • Dejacka E B Stapleton, 33, to Renee Gutierrez, 31, both of Clovis. […]

Religion digest: Hereford church hosts arts festival

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Hereford church hosts arts festival Wesley United Methodist Church in Hereford, Texas, will host its 26th Annual Festival of Arts and Crafts on Dec. 2. The festival will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Community Center in Hereford. According to a church press release, there are […]

In Christ’s eyes, all people are truly equal

By Judy Brandon: Local columnist Several years ago I attended a National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., where President George Bush spoke. But he was not the first president I saw. Once, my sister Susie and I saw Harry Truman. During grade-school years, we went with our parents to a church convention in Kansas City, […]

‘Ladies room’ mystery finally unraveled

By Helena Rodriguez: Local columnist It’s time we get to the bottom of that age-old question that has haunted men for centuries. Notice I didn’t say women. That’s because we women already have all the answers. That age-old question is: What exactly do women do in the bathroom? Why do we go together in mafia […]

To dust we, and cows, must all return

By Grant McGee: Local columnist While bicycling along the country lanes of Curry County I’ve seen a lot of dead bovines by the side of the road. If I were one of those high-dollar journalists who write books and attended soirees in Santa Fe and Sedona, I suppose I could write “purple prose” about the […]

Foley e-mails prime example of excess power

By Freedom Newspapers The media and the blogosphere are brimming with comments on the sad story of Mark Foley, the Florida Republican who resigned from Congress after ABC News made public some of the suggestive — and well beyond suggestive — e-mails and text messages he had exchanged with young male congressional pages. Did the […]

Kenyan boosting ENMU cross country

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Nimrod Lelei didn’t leave much of an impression on Eastern New Mexico University cross country coach Joel McMullen last year. McMullen said he hardly noticed Lelei running for Wayland Baptist even though the Kenyan consistently beat all of ENMU’s runners. But the Hounds’ best runner, Felix Boit, […]

Hounds hang on for win

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St. Mary’s Raul Davila shoots past ENMU goalkeeper Leif Craddock, center, and Ryan Atkinson at the end of Wednesday’s match. Davila’s shot went in, but it was disallowed because of offsides and ENMU won 1-0. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Three times this season, the Eastern New […]

Snapshot: Voters will decide funding for CCC allied health center

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer What: General Obligation Bond Proposition B in the November General Election Overview: Approximately $118 million for higher education in New Mexico hinges on voter approval of Proposition B. If the proposition passes, two regional institutions of higher learning will benefit. Eastern New Mexico University seeks $4.5 million to renovate […]