Zias optimistic despite Hawaii losses

In addition to being a desirable trip, the Eastern New Mexico University women's soccer team learned a bit about itself during last week's season-opening visit to Hawaii. Second-year coach Todd Padgett said the Zias found out they have the ability to compete with most teams they'll see, but they need to get a little more […]

Hounds start 3-0 for first time with win over Rattlers

CANYON, Texas — Senior forward Diego Santos scored the match's first goal, then settled it early in the second overtime to give Eastern New Mexico University a 3-2 win over St. Mary's on Tuesday in a men's soccer match played at West Texas A&M University. The win gives the Greyhounds the first 3-0 start in […]

Pair vie for Clovis air service

A pair of airlines made a pitch to the be the new — or old, depending on the perspective — air service provider at the Clovis Municipal Airport. Great Lakes Airlines and SeaPort Airlines made their pitches Tuesday evening to the Clovis Civil Aviation Board for the city's Essential Air Service subsidy. The board plans […]

Clovis Music Fest turns 25

The Clovis Music Festival turns 25 on Thursday, and according to Randy Petty, its almost quarter century of existence offers proof of the city's significant influence on rock 'n' roll. The Clovis Music Festival was started in1987 by Vi Petty, widow of Clovis musician and record producer Norman Petty. It offers live music celebrating the […]

State police officer involved in head-on collision

A New Mexico State Police officer was treated for minor injuries after his state police unit was struck head-on Monday night by an erratic driver from Clovis on U.S. Highway 54 near Logan, said Capt. Jimmy Glascock. Glascock said officer Joshua Campos and Severino Chavez, 19, of Clovis, were taken to Dan C. Trigg Memorial […]

Police blotter: Sept. 5

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Friday 8:28 a.m.: Caller reported a truck with two adults and two children rolled over, near Curry Road 14 and Kelli Road. 11:22 a.m.: Caller reported a male with a stolen electric riding cart was leaving the parking lot, 3700 block of North Prince […]

Navy program offers career flexibility

From time to time, military members who plan to serve full careers are driven by unforeseen circumstances to leave active duty, perhaps to support the family business at a critical time or to care for an ailing parent. Other careerists, particularly those in high-tempo units or with high-demand skills, want to take break and do […]

Syrup theft inspiration for movie

You say Hollywood's out of ideas? Don't blame Canada. The perfect idea for a movie just came from north of the border last week, combining something wholesome enough for the breakfast table with a whodunit that's just too sweet to ignore. A breach was reported in rural Quebec, according to a Wall Street Journal blog […]

Authorities should throw book at ethically challenged horse trainers

Jess A Zoomin should have run in Monday's $2.4 million All American Futurity at Ruidoso Downs. But instead of racing for one of the sport's richest purses, the 2-year-old sorrel gelding had to be euthanized on Aug. 17 after breaking down at a race at the Ruidoso track. Jess A Zoomin had been the second-fastest […]

Ex-National Guardsman sentenced in child sex case

ALBUQUERQUE — A federal judge has sentenced a former national guardsman to 10 years in prison for child sexual exploitation. U.S. Attorney Kenneth J. Gonzales announced Tuesday that 44-year-old Jeffrey Neal Jackson was sentenced following his guilty plea in April to a two-count indictment charging him with coercion and enticement of a minor. Authorities say […]