3-4-08 It’s their business

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Name: Serendipity Trophies and Engraving Location: 212 N. Main St. What they do: They custom make awards and trophies and offer laser, glass and hand engraving. The business can also order award ribbons. Who’s in charge: Rose Hernandez and Geneva Gonzales Employees: Three How long in business: Five years Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., […]

Stubble management can have big benefits

By Sangu Angadi In the semiarid climate of the southern Great Plains, strong winds promote evaporation and wind erosion, while unpredictable precipitation patterns expose crops to severe environmental stresses and the high intensity of rains often leads to water erosion. Strong winds in the region frequently cause wind-blown soil abrasion injury (sand blasting) of delicate […]

United Way to hold meeting

CNJ staff The United Way of Eastern New Mexico will hold its annual business meeting at noon Friday at Mark’s Eastern Grill in Portales. Topics on the agenda include: • Approval of distribution amounts to local human service providers • Welcome newly elected board members • Reports on ongoing and completed projects • Upcoming events […]

Preparing the polls

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Clovis City Clerk Leighann Melancon gathers items that need to go into the polling boxes for today’s election. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Surrounded by piles of new voter registration cards, old pens and municipal election guides from past years, Clovis City Clerk LeighAnn Melancon worked at a rapid […]

ENMU earns series split against Cameron

CNJ staff LAWTON, Okla. — Third baseman Derrick Kennedy and catcher Freddy Carmona each had four hits and four RBIs and Eastern New Mexico erupted late for a 20-7 Lone Star Conference baseball victory over Cameron on Sunday. With the scored tied 3-3, the Greyhounds (10-6, 4-4 LSC) scored seven runs in the sixth, three […]

March 3 – Playing indoors

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo MacKenzie Keith, 4, colors a rabbit purple in her coloring book Monday at Hasting’s Hard Back Cafe. MacKenzie, her father, Darren, and brother Maddox decided to play indoors because of Monday’s harsh weather.

Free market better protection than USDA

Freedom New Mexico Uncle Sam protects us. The United States Department of Agriculture, for example, inspects our food. So we’re safe, right? Of course we’re not. Absent the hard work of the Humane Society of the United States, a private entity, the USDA would remain clueless about the outrageous practices of Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Corp. […]

ENMU Hosting Smithsonian Exhibit “Kids’ Day” on March 8

PORTALES— The Smithsonian Exhibit, Key Ingredients: American by Food, located in Eastern New Mexico University’s Golden Library, will host “Kids’ Day” from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 8. Children must be accompanied by a parent. The day will start with a reception catered by the Portales Junior High Family and Consumer Sciences department.  Multiple activities […]

Human Services Department Increasing Paternity Establishment for Children of Unwed Parents

Establishing Paternity Benefits Children and Parents   Santa Fe, New Mexico –The Human Services Department (HSD), Child Support Enforcement Division (CSED) is helping to increase the number of unmarried parents establishing paternity soon after the birth of their child. “Establishing paternity as soon as possible after birth benefits both the child and the parents,” said […]

Election blog begins at 7 p.m.

Polls close at 7 tonight and we’ll begin posting local and national election information online as soon as it begins to roll in. Editor David Stevens will be writing an election blog, which will appear as the top news story at cnjonline.com. Also, we’ll post readers’ thoughts about Sunday alcohol sales, Clovis’ new mayor and […]