Group gathers to make quilts for families of fallen soldiers

By Airman Elliott Sprehe: 27th Fighter Wing Public Affairs CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — The hands of the woman delicately guided needle and thread as it punctured the cloth, only to reverse the process to bring it through the other side once more. She repeated each step with care and grace. In another part of […]

Zias fall to WT in South opener

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M answered a 19-6 Eastern New Mexico University run with 12 consecutive points to take control down the stretch and hand the Zias a 79-67 loss in the Lone Star Conference South Division women’s basketball opener for both teams Saturday night. The game was part of WT’s Lady […]

Caprock Quilters lend hand, patch wounds left by war

An embroidered label is hand sewn on the back of every quilt. The label reads, “In memory of a fallen hero, this quilt was lovingly made by the Caprock Quilters of Clovis, N.M.” Janet Taylor-Birkey Combining pieces of fabric in an artistic design with a sandwich of batting and backing fabric is known as a […]

Hounds wary of underachieving Lions

Dave Wagner PORTALES — Texas A&M-Commerce is coming off a discouraging home loss to West Texas A&M, and at 1-6 is not having even close to the kind of season it envisioned. Still, Eastern New Mexico University coach Bud Elliott isn’t about to take the Lions lightly in Saturday’s 1 p.m. Lone Star Conference South […]