Hounds receive weekly honors

Junior midfielder Cantu Palombo and freshman goalkeeper Fredrik Widfeldt from the Eastern New Mexico University men's soccer team were chosen as Lone Star Conference Players of the Week. Palomo earned offensive honors for an assist and a game-winning goal against No. 18 West Texas A&M, while Widfeldt had six saves in the Greyhounds' second road […]

Zia soccer players receive LSC nods

Eastern New Mexico University sophomore defender Victoria Perez and senior midfielder Danielle Thurman earned second team All-Lone Star Conference in women's soccer, according to a school press release. Perez, a Rio Rancho High graduate, finished the season with four goals and two assists. She also earned a spot on the conference's All-Academic team Thurman registered […]

Ticket feature: Grammy-winning quartet to perform

Though no reminder is necessary, Tuesday is election night across the United States. Courtesy photo The world-renowned Ying Quartet will perform 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Clovis Community College Town Hall. It is so in Clovis, as well, but the Ying Quartet will also make it an evening of music. The quartet, made of of […]

Fishing report - Nov. 1

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Cabresto Lake: The lake and campground closed […]

Farmers expect low cotton yields

It is looking like the cotton harvest in Parmer and Bailey counties will be below average in Parmer and Bailey counties and farmers worry that it may be even worse than last year. CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Parmer County Cotton Growers Co-op General Manager Craig Rohrbach inspects cotton Wednesday from a bale of cotton […]

Zias earn All-LSC soccer honors:

Eastern New Mexico University sophomore defender Victoria Perez and senior midfielder Danielle Thurman earned second team All-Lone Star Conference in women's soccer, according to a school press release. Perez, a Rio Rancho High graduate, finished the season with four goals and two assists. She also earned a spot on the conference's All-Academic team Thurman registered […]

PHS grad’s home destroyed in flood from superstorm

Superstorm Sandy hit close to home for one Portales resident. Kelly Cradock said her brother's home in Belle Harbor, N.Y., a community15 miles southwest of Queens, burnt to the ground Tuesday along with 11 others as a result of flooding. "My brother said it's just devastation everywhere," Cradock said of the New York City area. […]

Education feature: Pumpkin decorating contest aimed at promoting reading

Mailem Granillo said she designed her first place pumpkin by coloring foil with permanent markers. CNJ staff photo: Benna Sayyed Clovis Municipal Schools Superintendent Terry Myers judges pumpkins Wednesday at Parkview Elementary as part of the school's first children's book themed pumpkin decorating contest. Granillo, a fifth-grader at Parkview Elementary, won the top honor in […]

Meetings watch - Nov. 1

Clovis City Commission The Clovis City Commission will meet 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Agenda items include: A request for a one-time deduction in landfill tipping fees for Sunland, Inc. The Portales-based company is discarding 30 truckloads of peanut products following a nationwide recall for salmonella traced back […]

Police blotter - Nov. 1

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Tuesday 1:04 a.m.: Caller reported a large male walked out with a box of candy bars without paying, 1300 block of North Prince Street. 6:54 a.m.: Caller reported a young male was looking into vehicles parked under carports and on the street in the […]