Sharing intimacy personal

By Anita Tedaldi: CNJ columnist I often receive questions about relationships from other women. Being from Italy, the land of passion, my reputation as a Latin lover at times precedes my reputation as writer. Recently, an anonymous reader I will call Jane asked me if I had tips to stay intimate with a partner during […]

Bingaman introduces bill to update hardrock mining law

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today introduced legislation aimed at updating mining laws passed well over a century ago. When the Mining Law was passed in 1872, following the California gold rush, Congress was trying to encourage settlement of the American West.

ENMU Hosting Bucky Covington in concert on April 8

“American Idol” participant and country singer Bucky Covington will perform at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8 in Greyhound Arena at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. Tickets are $10 for the general public, and free to ENMU students. Covington is from North Carolina and began playing music with his buddies at a young age.

Portales man arrested on drug charges

Freedom New Mexico A Portales man was arrested by the Roosevelt County Sheriff Department on Thursday for drug trafficking. Victor Moreno, 30, was detained by the border patrol and later charged by the sheriff office for trafficking a controlled substance — cocaine, which is a second-degree felony, according to Chief Deputy Malin Parker. Police found […]

Bulldogs sweep Hounds

CNJ staff WEATHERFORD, Okla. — Freshman right-hander Aldemar Betrian pitched a five-hitter to outduel Eastern New Mexico University senior Seth Clabaugh in Southwestern Oklahoma’s 4-0 win Friday in the opener of a Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader. The Bulldogs completed the sweep with a 14-11 win in the second game. The teams finish the four-game […]

Bailey County woman attacked in home

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Fire guts Big Valley Ford

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Freedom New Mexico: Argen Duncan Police Capt. Lonnie Berry said the fire appeared to have started in the attic area. The cause of the fire is under investigation. By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico In the second major structure fire in Portales in a week, the roof of Big Valley Ford’s repair shop burned Friday […]

Suspect arrested in homicide

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo A 51-year-old Tucumcari truck driver and the man suspected of beating him to death and leaving his body in a ditch were drinking together at Webb’s Watering Hole and later Clovis City Limits, District Attorney Matt Chandler said. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Police believe an argument after a […]

New Mexico shows improving achievement on latest education trust report

New Mexico students in grades 4 and 8 show significant increases in achievement from 1998 to 2007 on the National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP), but the achievement gap stayed constant or did not change significantly, according to the Education Trust’s Education Watch report.

Bingaman and Udall raise amendment to secure U.S. borders

U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall today joined with a bipartisan coalition to propose a significant boost in funding for U.S. efforts to fight violence caused by Mexican drug cartels along the U.S.-Mexican border.

USDA responds to producer concerns by extending sign-up date for DCP and ACRE programs

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Brenda Archuleta, Acting Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency in New Mexico announced today that USDA has extended the sign-up deadline from June 1, to Aug. 14, 2009, for both the Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) and the forthcoming Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program. This action extends the sign-up deadline […]

Press release: DWI sobriety checkpoint scheduled for Saturday

On Saturday, 04/04/2009,

Udall: Budget makes key investments to jumpstart U.S. economy

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today released the following statement regarding the Senate’s passage of a budget for Fiscal Year 2010: “The Senate’s budget moves America towards a future with more clean energy jobs, a quality education for all of our children and a health care system that works for all of us.

Press release: ENMU hosting Jack Williamson lectureship on April 10

PORTALES — The 33rd annual Jack Williamson Lectureship at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales will welcome a galaxy of science fiction authors and editors on Friday, April 10.

Community invited to IDEA meetings in Carlsbad

The Special Education Bureau of the Public Education Department invites members of the community, parents, and school district personnel to attend the April 23 and 24, 2009 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Advisory Panel meeting at the Carlsbad Municipal Schools Central Administrative Office, 408 North Canyon Street, Carlsbad, NM

New Mexico indian education advisory council and government-to-government meeting scheduled for April 16 & 17 in Albuquerque

(Santa Fe, NM) – The quarterly meeting of the New Mexico Indian Education Advisory Council (NMIEAC) and the Government-to-Government meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 16, 2009 and Friday, April 17, 200 at Isleta Casino and Resort, 11000 Broadway, SE, Albuquerque, NM 87105. The NMIEAC will meet in the Rio Grande Conference Room on Thursday […]

ENMU wind symphony/guest high school ensemble on April 7

PORTALES–The Eastern New Mexico University Wind Symphony/Guest High School Ensemble Concert will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7 in the ENMU Campus Union Ballroom. It is free and open to the public. Six area high school and junior high bands will participate.

ENMU Chamber Music Recital for April 5 Canceled

PORTALES—Eastern New Mexico University’s Chamber Music Recital scheduled for 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, at the First United Methodist Church in Portales has been canceled.

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Santa Fe Opera Comes to Clovis

Three talented singers and a pianist will perform in Clovis on Friday, April 17 at 7 pm during The Santa Fe Opera’s annual Spring Opera Tour throughout New Mexico and west Texas. Presented by Clovis Community College and The Citizens Bank of Clovis as part of the 2008-2009 Cultural Arts Series, the concert will be […]