Zias drop first of two Hawaii clashes

KANEOHE, Hawaii — Sophomore defender Alexia Cameau scored one goal and assisted on the other Thursday as Hawaii Pacific posted a 2-0 victory over Eastern New Mexico University in the women's soccer season opener for both teams. Cameau scored late in the first half, pushing a shot from the deep right side into the next […]

Hounds beset with early-season injuries

Winning its first Lone Star Conference championship last fall didn't seem to earn the Eastern New Mexico University men's soccer squad much respect. The Greyhounds were picked for last in the four-team league this season, even though they return a significant amount of talent from last year's 9-4-5 (3-1-2 LSC) squad. Still, fifth-year coach Harold […]

Zias eye berth in LSC tourney

Longtime Eastern New Mexico University volleyball coach Mike Maguire is pretty sure the Zias will be better than they were a year ago. "I think we're better," he said, "but we're not playing (well) together yet." The Zias, 6-24 (1-19 Lone Star Conference) last season, jump into things with four matches this weekend in a […]

Laws create excuse for meddling

Even if you could make murder rare by banning or regulating guns and knives, it would still not be right to violate the fundamental right of every human to own and to carry whatever type of weapon we desire, wherever we may go, openly or concealed, without ever asking permission from anyone. Even if ending […]

Interim coaches lead ENMU harriers

Casey Blevins and Danielle Jones are familiar with Eastern New Mexico University's cross country program, having run in it only a couple of years ago. With coach Mike Harney leaving just before the season starter, Blevins and Jones have been named men's and women's interim head coaches, respectively, for the program. Josh Browning, another recent […]

Editorial: Here’s to heroes and entrepreneurs in Clovis, Portales

Why name our streets after things or events few people either have heard of or remember today, when we can name them after local heroes from our past? We salute Cannon Air Force Base officials who this week changed the name of the base's Trident Avenue, which runs past the 27th Special Operations Wing headquarters, […]

A View From Under the Pew: An artist’s strange family tree

Editor's note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can't operate the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks — except dashes and hyphens. an artist s strange family tree just the other day boss i ran into alfred the reclusive burrowing owl who moonlights as a […]

Religion feature: Bible group reaches out to Millennials

Rick Wilcher, a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Portales, joked and laughed with other church members Thursday night before beginning their evening Bible study on the book of Revelation. CMI staff photo:Alisa Boswell Rick Wilcher, right, leads a bible study on the book of Revelation Thursday night at Calvary Baptist Church in Portales as […]

Re-shift focus of spiritual vision to Christ

Memphis, Tenn., holds fond memories for me. During my childhood, our family made many visits to relatives who lived in the area. So it was during my early years that I began to develop an affinity for the city. Surprisingly one of the main memories I have of Memphis might seem dull to the average […]

Shelburne: A page from an old sermon stands test of time

For a lover of the Word and words, a preacher-type who loves anything good and beautiful set in type, you just couldn't find a better Christmas gift than one I received over a decade ago and am still loving. The gift I want to describe is a beautifully-framed actual page from a book of sermons […]

Clovis ready for Labor Day

CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Chris Irwin of Clovis cleans his pontoon boat Thursday in front of his home on Clovis' east side om preparation for the Labor Day weekend. Irwin said the trip is his last for the summer season. Locals say they're spending Labor day weekend at home even though AAA's recent travel […]

Actor answers questions

Christina Calloway: Portales News Tribune Actor, musician and Eastern New Mexico University alum Ronny Cox addresses an audience filled with students aspiring to work in the movie business Thursday at ENMU. Known best for roles in "Deliverance," "Robocop" and the original "Total Recall," Eastern New Mexico University graduate Ronny Cox said his favorite role will […]

Clovis Police Department to conduct DWI patrols

The Clovis Police Department will be conducting DWI saturation patrols in Clovis on Sunday and Monday, and on Sept. 2, 7, 8, 15, 22 and 28, according to a news release from Clovis police. Officers will be specifically targeting drunken and drug-impaired drivers. According to the news release, more officers will work to curb traffic […]

Clovis Christian High School gets laptops

Clovis Christian High School received 20 laptop computers Tuesday from the Bank of Clovis, according to Clovis Christian Schools Superintendent LaDona Clayton. Clayton said each junior and senior at the high school will receive a laptop for academic work for the school year. Clayton said students will use their laptop in all classes and will […]

Jail booking officer accused of stealing from inmate

Stuart Shane Dietz A Curry County jail booking officer is accused of stealing $500 from an inmate. Stuart Shane Dietz, 41, of Clovis, was arrested Wednesday by sheriff's deputies and charged with misdemeanor larceny, according to Undersheriff Wesley Waller. Dietz is accused of stealing the cash from a Clovis man, who was arrested for driving […]

Public Record – Aug. 31

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Aug. 16 through Wednesday: Alex Joe Urban, 23, to Erica Adriana Nanez, 22, both of Clovis Nimrob K. Lelei, 33, to Caroline J. Kipchaba, 29, both of Hobbs John Paul Crisp, 40, to Elizabeth Linda Lucero, 45, both of Clovis Carlos Gaytan, IV, 23, to […]

Police Blotter – Aug. 31

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Wednesday 1:24 a.m.: Caller heard footsteps coming from a vacant apartment, 300 block of Axtell Street. 2:03 a.m.: Caller reported obnoxious subjects and loud music at a party nearby, near Main and Christopher streets. 6:49 a.m.: Caller reported damage to the light pole in […]

What’s Happening – Aug. 31

Today DWI Saturation Patrols — Specifically targeting drunk and drug impaired drivers. Information: 763-9444. Fifth Friday Celebration— 5 p.m. Food, music, art and family fun. Portales Main Street between First and Second streets. Information: 356-8541. Tuesday Civil Aviation Board meeting — 6 p.m., Clovis Municipal Airport. Information: 769-7828. Thursday Clovis City Commission meeting — 5:15 […]

Wildcats pick up first win

Getting its first goal in the young season wasn't quite enough for the Clovis Wildcats. Alamogordo News photo: John Bear Clovis' Johon Rascon scores the Wildcats' second goal by a diving Ashton Degraff late in the first half Wednesday at Alamogordo. The Wildcats tacked on another goal in the second half and took a 3-1 […]

Local gardens survive summer

Margie Plummer held her hand over her eyes, shielding the sun as she surveyed her extensive vegetable crops behind her business, Turnbough's Corner, just outside Portales. Alisa Boswell: Portales News-Tribune Roosevelt County gardener Margie Plummer, right, picks okra from her garden off of U.S. 70 with her grandson, Andrew Plummer, 10, on Wednesday afternoon. Plummer […]