American Amanda Knox to be freed

The Associated Press PERUGIA, Italy — An Italian appeals court threw out Amanda Knox’s murder conviction Monday and ordered the young American freed after nearly four years in prison for the death of her British roommate. Knox collapsed in tears after the verdict overturning her 2009 conviction was read out. Her co-defendant, Italian Raffaele Sollecito, […]

Mom charged with child abuse

Sharna Johnson Police have arrested the 21-year-old mother of a 6-month-old boy hospitalized in Lubbock with life-threatening injuries. Amanda Fain was charged Thursday night with abuse of a child resulting in great bodily harm. She is being held at the Curry County jail on $100,000 cash-only bond, jail officials said. Police responded to Fain’s residence […]

Freshmen get feel for ENMU at Dawg Days

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Freedom New Mexico: Kevin Wilson Eastern New Mexico University senior Brian Campbell gives freshman nursing student Taryn Robertson Marissa Hyde a package of complimentary items Saturday afternoon at the college’s Dawg Days freshman orientation session. Robertson will be attending classes at ENMU and Clovis Community College. Kevin Wilson Amanda Straub wasn’t expecting the “Woo” when […]

Births — Aug. 8

Potter Brogan Wade Potter was born July 21, 2010, to Jason and Amanda Potter of Shallowater, Texas, at Covenant Lakeside in Lubbock. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces. Grandparents are Don and Linda Essary of Floyd; and Tom and Claryce Gainer of Levelland.

Software glitch delays GI payments

By Tom Philpott: CNJ columnist Amanda Collier started college last August armed with a certificate of eligibility to use Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits that her dad, a Coast Guardsman of 22 years, had earned and transferred to her. Next week Amanda will take final exams for her first semester at the University of Central Oklahoma. […]

TV show contestant has Clovis ties

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Courtesy photo Amanda Rantuccio, a TV show contestant on “The Bachelor: London Calling,” lived in Clovis while her dad was stationed at Cannon Air Force Base. Amanda Rantuccio, one of the three final finalists on “The Bachelor: London Calling,” was born in Clovis. She is a 27-year-old account executive who lives in Orlando, Fla. She […]

Amanda R. takes a beating

A message from “Terminator Brilliant” appears on The Bachelor TV show’s Web site suggesting Clovis-born Amanda R. will not be a winner:

Amanda R. hanging on

In case you missed “The Bachelor” on Monday night, Amanda R. received a rose and still has a chance to win the romance game.

4-2 Clovis High honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. 10th Grade Danielle I. Adams, Victoria M. Adams, Tyler L. Albracht, Jesus O. Anchondo, Alicia K. Archangel, Emily C. Aulson, Ricky G. Bardwell, Jr, Kanisha L. Beachum, Aleck M. Beaulieu, Tyler Berry, Sean T. Blossom, Amy D. Bocox, Olivia D. Boutte, […]

2/26 Honors

Three Clovis area students were named to the dean’s lists at Eastern New Mexico University in Roswell for the fall 2005 semester. The students are Amanda M. Fogerson, Tammy M. Green and Mary J. Scroggins.