Melrose’s Barnard reprises QB role

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New Mexico Highlands University: Courtesy photo Former Melrose High standout Clint Barnard, pressed into quarterback duty at New Mexico Highlands this season, is shown carrying the ball for a gain during the Cowboys’ Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference game against Chadron State on Oct. 15. Barnard, who helped Melrose to two 8-man state titles, began the […]

Melrose youth sets national pole vault record

CNJ staff Caley Barnard, 12, of Melrose, set a new girls national junior pole vault record Wednesday at the Amateur Athletics Union national championship meet at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Barnard cleared 9-6.25 feet in the finals, more than a foot higher than second-place finisher Heather Shaffer (8-6) of Leander, Texas. The previous […]

Education Feature: Teacher marches to music’s beat

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CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle Janet Barnard, a music teacher at the Arts Academy at Bella Vista, sits next to third-grader Jordan Castillo while she plays an instrument. Barnard is retiring after 27 years of teaching at Clovis elementary schools. By Wren Abbott: CNJ Correspondent Long before research demonstrated the “Mozart effect” — the relationship […]

Duane B. Cornett

Duane B. Cornett, 84, of Portales, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006, at the VA Hospital in Amarillo. He was born Jan. 13, 1922, in Tres Piedras, to M.P. and Emma Barnard Cornett. He was the grandson of Dr. Joseph Barnard, pioneer doctor of Knox and Haskell Counties in Texas. He attended school in Plainview, Texas, […]

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Clovis High bands to hold winter concert

Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers Clovis High music students are getting set to take what they’ve learned over the last few months and say goodbye to the fall semester and hello to the Christmas season. The annual winter concert is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Marshall Auditorium, with holiday-themed music played by the symphonic and […]

Jennie W. Barnard

Jennie W. Barnard, 90, of Clovis, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, at Retirement Ranch. She was born Sept. 2, 1915, to John and Petronella “Nallie” Voss VanRockel in Hayes, Kan. She was a supply clerk in the government civil service. She is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Daniel L. Barnard. She […]

Cox, Belle

Belle Cox Services: Have been held. Mrs. Belle McCall Cox, 85, of Portales, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, at her home. She was born on Sept. 6, 1919, in Portales, to Lena Carroll and Hiran Alexander McCall. She grew up in Portales and graduated from Portales High School. She married Weldon J. “Coxy” Cox on […]

Clovis musician selected in contest

Reporter’s Notebook Santa Fe Pro Musica will present Clovis High School senior Julie Barnard as an honorable mention selection of Pro Musica’s Seventh Annual Young Artists Scholarship Competition. Barnard performed the Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major, Allegro and Andante by Strauss at a March 13 competition. There will be celebratory recital and reception featuring […]

LCU’s Barnard pounds on ENMU

By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — Lubbock Christian’s win could have been easily chalked up to a career day for Zach Barnard. Eastern New Mexico coach Phil Clabaugh chooses inexperience instead. Barnard, a sophomore designated hitter, went 3-for-4 with three homers and eight RBIs, leading a Chaparral team that capitalized on ENMU mistakes and left Greyhound […]