Zias absorb pair of losses at St. Mary’s

CNJ staff SAN ANTONIO — It wasn’t the kind of start the Eastern New Mexico University softball team expected. After suffering through a 4-0 shutout loss to Southeastern Oklahoma in the season-opening St. Mary’s Classic, the Zias carried a 3-1 lead into the fifth inning against St. Edward’s before the Hilltoppers erupted against senior right-hander […]

Harry situation

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CNJ Staff Photo: Gabriel Monte Orion Garcia, 9, dressed as Harry Potter Friday for the midnight release party of the final Harry Potter book, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” at Hastings in Clovis. Orion’s father, Fernando Garcia, a Hastings manager, brought two pythons. By Tony Gutierrez and Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Local bookstores threw […]

Zias notch pair of wins at WT

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — Junior Nicole Dickson took a shutout into the seventh and finished with a seven-hitter as Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team completed a Lone Star Conference South Division sweep of West Texas A&M on Sunday with a 6-2 victory. The Zias (20-17, 5-7 South) put together a pair of four-run […]

Zias win twice in WT softball event

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — Junior Nicole Dickson and freshman Kristen Cruickshank pitched complete games as Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team won twice on Friday in the Lady Buff Invitational. Dickson pitched a four-hit shutout and Rebecca Quinones squeezed home the go-ahead run in the top of the sixth in a 6-0 victory over […]

Zias rally to sweep twin bill

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Eastern New Mexico University first baseman Anna Hershkowitz, left, chases down Oklahoma Panhandle State’s Cathy Daza on a rundown between first and second base during Wednesday’s second game at Zia Softball Field. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) CNJ staff PORTALES — Kelsey Kubik’s potent bat and Nicole Dickson’s right arm carried the day on Wednesday […]

ENMU wins twice in Angelo State Classic

CNJ staff SAN ANGELO, Texas — Left fielder Christina Helland threw out the potential tying run at third base in the bottom of the seventh Saturday night, helping preserve Eastern New Mexico’s 3-2 victory over West Texas A&M in the season-opening Angelo State Classic softball tournament. The Zias lost to Angelo State on Friday, but […]

Employer encourages staff to quit smoking

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Rebecca Holt of Clovis, co-chairman of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, was challenged by Ronald Dickson, owner of R&D Truck Service Center, to quit smoking 17 years ago during the Great American Smokeout. (Staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Ronald Dickson will issue checks today to his employees at […]

Service center makes supersize repairs

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Gilbert Chavez of Clovis, a certified caterpillar technician, checks the anti freeze level on a truck during a general inspection Monday at R&D Service Center. Chavez has been employed there for 5 years. CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Ever since Ronald Dickson and Don Reid started the R&D Service […]

Madison Chanel Easley

Madison Chanel Easley, infant, of Clovis, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Dec. 8, 2005, in Clovis, to Lamont Dickson and Angela Easley. She is survived by her father and mother of Clovis; her grandparents, James and Louine Easley of Clovis, Jackie Dickson of Clovis […]

Greathouse, Delores

Ruth Delores Strebeck Greathouse, 81, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born Jan. 15, 1924, in Newton County, Miss., to Sidney George and Ruth (Johnson Strebeck). She moved to Artesia at the age of 10 and graduated from Artesia High School […]

Greathouse, Ruth

Ruth Dolores Strebeck Greathouse, 81, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born Jan. 15, 1924, in Newton County, Miss. She moved to Artesia and graduated from Artesia High School in 1942. She married Frank Greathouse Jr. on June 29, 1944. They lived on the family farm in Rogers […]

Weddings, engagements, anniversaries

•••Anniversaries Dickson John and Margie Dickson of Clovis, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 3, 2004. The couple was married on Sept. 3, 1954, in Clovis. They have three children, Delynda Hendricks (and husband, Jodie), Johanna Treat (Mike) and Jeff Dickson; 11 grandchildren, Brian, Laura, Margie, Micah, Rachel, Rick, Alexa, John Cole, Dakota, Montana, […]