Speed helps Zias in sweep


Freedom New Mexico: Karl Terry Eastern New Mexico University’s Tawna Lei Tagaloa narrowly misses the tag on a Texas Woman’s runner during the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader at Zia Softball Field. CNJ staff PORTALES — Laura Thompson made her speed pay off Saturday. The Eastern New Mexico University junior center fielder and leadoff hitter […]

School resource officers to be removed


CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks School Resource Officer Tim Marshall will return to patrol duty when the SRO program is ended, according to Clovis Police Chief Dan Blair. Blair said the department doesn’t have the personnel to dedicate officers to the schools. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Beginning next school year, the Clovis Police […]

Relay for Life event approaching


CNJ file photo Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraiser, brought an estimated 3,000 people to Clovis’ opening ceremonies last year at Ned Houk Park. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Relay for Life’s track may be a little darker this year. Each year, the track at Ned Houk Park for the Clovis […]

Great American Cleanup nets over 1,000 bags of trash


CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Richard and Elaine Woloszyn of Clovis picked trash out of a drain on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. as part of Saturday’s Great American Clean-Up. The Woloszyns came to the cleanup with a group from Clovis Community College. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The Clovis Freshman Campus Spanish […]

Clovis man receives prison sentence

By CNJ Staff A Clovis man was sentenced Friday to 73 years in prison for sexual acts with two children under the age of 13. Arnold Armenta, 40, was found guilty of 18 counts of second-degree criminal sexual contact of a minor under the age of 13 and one count of first-degree criminal sexual penetration […]

April 27, 2008 Cops and Courts

A Clovis woman has been charged with embezzling between $80,000 and $100,000 from a private law firm where she was employed, according to an arrest affidavit filed in Curry County Magistrate Court. Debbie Molina, 33, was arrested April 16 and released on an $1,800 appearance bond, jail officials said. She is charged with 78 counts, […]

April 27, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 4:30 p.m. Monday, an officer responded to the area of Commerce and Axtell streets for an intoxicated man. Witnesses reported a man was walking in and out of traffic. The officer found the man staggering down the road. The man […]

April 27, 2008 Letters to the Editor

Bush has our nation in disarray

April 27, 2008 Letters to the Editor

Bush has our nation in disarray

Court should kill ‘millionaire’s amendment’

Freedom New Mexico The U.S. Supreme Court heard a curious case Tuesday that highlights the absurdity of the 2002 McCain-Feingold law’s limits on contributions to political candidates. Davis v. Federal Election Commission was about a curious amendment to that law called the “millionaire’s amendment.” McCain-Feingold set limits on campaign contributions (currently $2,300 for primaries and […]

Alumni Bowl II on tap


CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks ENMU defensive line coach and former player Larry Varnado watches freshman nose guard Collin Mizer, left, and junior defensive end Quinin Roberson during Friday’s final practice of spring drills. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Mark Ribaudo believes it’s been a successful spring season for his Eastern New […]

Hounds smash eight homers in sweep

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University brought out the big bats on Friday. Senior third baseman Derrick Kennedy carried the biggest one of all. Kennedy drove in a school-record nine runs as the Greyhounds blasted West Texas A&M 23-5 in the opener of a Lone Star Conference doubleheader. The nine RBIs bested […]

Zias notch win over Pioneers


CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks ENMU second baseman Rebecca Quinones covers first base on a sacrifice bunt by Texas Woman’s Hayley Siebman during Friday’s Lone Star Conference South Division game at Zia Softball Field. The Zias won 9-1. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University pitcher Kristen Cruickshank was a […]

Clovis native Garcia plans to follow NFL draft on TV

CNJ staff Clovis native Joey Garcia will be doing today what he does every April about this time — watching the NFL draft. “I’ve been watching the draft forever,” said Garcia. “The last five years now, watching all the friends that went before me … it’s just fun, it’s exciting.” After leading the Texas Tech […]

Ferrets can be busy

Are you sure you want to play “find the ferret?”

Citizen issues all wet

By Anita Doberman: CNJ columnist This week, I attempted to sign up my children for swimming lessons. I would have easily succeeded in doing so, except that out of curiosity, I decided to ask the owner of the gym a question about the forms she gave me to fill out. On paper, there were the […]

Many mills make up Worley’s story

By Don McAlavy: CNJ columnist Clarence Worley came to Logan in 1929, bringing a cotton gin from Stillwell, Okla. The Worley family lived in Logan until 1934, when Clarence moved them to Portales to build another cotton gin, one in Dora, and another in Causey. Later his brother, Olan Worley, and his father Arthur Worley, […]

All bugs serve their purpose

By Clyde Davis: CNJ columnist The call

April 28, 2008 Pintores Artist of the Month

Pintores Artist of the Month Emogine “Jean” Willliams is the Pintores Artist of the month for May. Her artwork will be on display through the month at Clovis-Carver Public Library. She has painted under instructors

April 28, 2008 Senior Calendar

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Sunday: 1- 5 p.m. dance, Los Abuelitos, Portales; Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Monday: