May 18, 2008 ENMU Clovis graduates

Forty-three students from the Clovis area are among the 332 graduation candidates at Eastern New Mexico University this spring.

ENMU grads get tough advice

By Helena Rodriguez: Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University graduated 355 students on Saturday, and among these new college graduates are five Elida students who make up almost half of the Elida High School Class of 2004. Also on Saturday, an honorary posthumous degree was presented to Kent and Sherri Best, parents of Heidi […]

Service to others ‘noble’

What needs to change about Clovis? Gina Hochhalter wants to see a change in attitude among workers. “I’m many times disappointed with how workers view work, as if serving people doesn’t matter or is somehow ‘less than,’ she wrote in an e-mail. “Service to others is the MOST noble

Decision to try terror suspects long overdue

Freedom New Mexico The military commission system to deal with captured terrorists and suspected terrorists set up by the administration and revised after a 2006 Supreme Court decision has not really been tested yet. Glitches and missteps can be expected. Nonetheless, the decision by the Pentagon to try six of the people detained at Guantanamo […]

Something to do on January 9, 2008

Among new DVD releases this week is the movie “3:10 to Yuma” starring Russell Crowe and Christian Bale.

Education Digest: Texico, Logan schools ranked among best

By Sarah Meyer: CNJ staff writer Texico High School and Logan High School have been recognized as among the best high schools in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, according to a news release. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., recognized the schools, along with 14 other New Mexico schools, in Wednesday’s Congressional Record. The […]

Oct. 25, 1917

The Clovis Journal reported that Chicago won the World Series with a 4-2 victory over the New York Giants. … Dr. A.L. Dillon was among Curry County prohibition supporters organizing a statewide fight for prohibition. … The latest style of women’s boots could be purchased at Jackman’s for $10.

Aug. 5, 1971

Jerry Dean and Ruben Reyes of Clovis were among 2 million men born in 1952 who faced the possibility of being drafted under the lottery conducted by the Selective Service System. … Clovis boxer Earl Large lost to Chico Castillo at a match held in Juarez, Mexico. … Among 69 building permits issued was a […]

June 5, 1957

The Clovis News-Journal published a special edition in celebration of Clovis’ 50th anniversary. Santa Fe Railway was among local businesses saluting the city. … “I’ve Got a Secret,” was among the day’s most popular television shows. … Four Clovis Redlegs baseball players were injured when the car in which they were traveling overturned near Midland, […]

May 8, 1945

President Truman proclaimed “complete and final victory” in the European theater “of the greatest war in history.” He cautioned, however, “the victory is but half won. The West is free, but the East is still in bondage to the treacherous tyranny of the Japanese.” … Mandell’s department store was among Clovis businesses celebrating Victory in […]