May 6, 1974

Fire swept through the Ward Brothers Tractor Co. on the Grady highway north of Clovis. One man was injured. Damage was estimated at more than $50,000. … Margaret’s Figure Salon at 1521 N. Prince was promoting “good health and good looks.” … M*A*S*H was among the most popular television shows. Clovis TV Center, 10th and [...]

May 5, 1948

A Farmers Electrification Co-Op worker was in Clovis Memorial Hospital after his safety belt came in contact with a wire carrying 7,200 volts of electricity. Officials said he suffered burns and then fell, fracturing his pelvis. … Scott’s Music store downtown offered a rental plan. … Thrifty Drug Store suggested boxed chocolates for Mother’s Day. [...]

May 4, 1929

The Elks Lodge had broken ground for its new home at Sixth and Mitchell streets. … Dr. S.J. Wright, Welch Grocery and New State Auto were among those encouraging Clovis Evening News-Journal readers to “Go to church or Sunday school Sunday.” … Clovis Floral, at 501 E. Fifth, was suggesting “live potted plants” for Mother’s [...]

May 3, 1972

Woolworth, open until 9 p.m., was selling record albums for 47 cents, 8 track tapes for $2.99 and tape cassettes for $2.99. … “Bonnie and Clyde” was showing at the Yucca drive-in theater. Promotional material read, “They’re young, they’re in love and they kill people.” Admission was $1. … Anthony’s was suggesting polyester double-knit tunic-top [...]

May 2, 1941

Clovis had received more than 4 inches of rain in the past 10 days. The Pecos River bridge near Roswell had washed out and traffic between Clovis and Roswell had to be rerouted. … A 7-year-old Clovis boy was back home after a short hospital stay. He “fell from a fast-moving car,” the Clovis News-Journal [...]

Hounds salvage finale against Javs

CNJ staff PORTALES — If nothing else, the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team went out on a winning note Saturday at Greyhound Field. Mired in a 10-game losing streak after dropping the opener of Saturday’s season-ending Lone Star Conference South Division doubleheader to Texas A&M-Kingsville, the Greyhounds erased an early 4-0 deficit in the [...]

Despite sweep, Zias come up short in bid for LSC tourney

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Freedom Newspapers: Karl Terry After making a diving stop, ENMU third baseman Casandra McCommons threw from her knees to get Texas A&M’s Quesha Torres at first during the opener of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference South Division softball doubleheader at Zia Softball Field. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — After giving up four home [...]

Greenwalt getting tryout with WNBA’s Sky

CNJ staff Former Clovis High and Texas Tech standout Cisti Greenwalt left for Chicago on Monday to get a preseason tryout with the WNBA’s Chicago Sky. The 6-foot-5 Greenwalt recently completed a season in a pro league in Sweden. Although her team struggled to only a couple of wins in a 30-game season, she led [...]

CHS GOLF: Clovis hosts district tourney Monday

CNJ staff Clovis High School will host the District 4-5A golf tournament on Monday at Chaparral Country Club. The three-team event involves Clovis, Hobbs and Carlsbad. Play is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Teams and individuals will be looking to qualify for Class 5A state competition May 7-8 in Albuquerque.

Saturday area prep district track

CNJ staff Saturday District 6-2A At Santa Rosa Boys Team standings: 1. Texico 142 1/2; 2. Santa Rosa 122; 3. Tucumcari 99 1/2; 4. Clayton 58. High point individual: Mario Posada, Texico 26 1/2. Texico results Field events High jump: 2. Ryan Morgan 5-2; 3. Dillon Crawford 5-2. Long jump: 1. Justin Garrison 19-3; 3. [...]