Hounds, East Central split twin bill

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Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks Eastern New Mexico University first baseman Kevin Thompson tries to make the tag on East Central University’s Tyler Gillum during the fourth inning of the first game of Friday’s doubleheader in Portales. Gillum made it back safely back to the Freedom New Mexico Second baseman Garrett Cook went 2-for-4 with […]

Drug task force arrest nine in meth busts

CNJ Staff The Region V Drug Task Force and local law enforcement arrested nine people and seized 17 grams of methamphetamine in connection with two separate drug busts last week. Thursday, agents serving a narcotics search warrant at 403 East 14th Street found 10 grams of meth, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and stolen electronic equipment in […]

U.S. can’t push Middle East peace process

Freedom New Mexico Perhaps the most poignant headline we saw regarding last week’s parliamentary elections in Israel ran over a Reuters story: “Israel faces gridlock, peace prospects dim.” Big surprise. Israel has a parliamentary system, meaning a prospective prime minister must put together a majority coalition in the 120-member Knesset, or Parliament. Current foreign minister […]

Bill aims for smaller school sizes

By Anne Constable: The New Mexican

Police: Tucumcari man assaulted, robbed for $5

Freedom New Mexico An elderly Tucumcari man is hospitalized in fair condition after he was beaten and kicked in the head for $5, police said. Joe Sandoval, 76, was taken to Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital for treatment following the attack Sunday, according to Quay County Magistrate Court documents. According to court records: Bobby Vandiver, […]

Hard to place fault in Middle East

By Tibor Machan: Freedom New Mexico columnist When you’re bombarded with information about events on which the history is ancient and so complex hardly anyone commenting makes sense of them, it is tough to judge. That’s how it is with me and the current upheaval between Israel and Hamas. The news reports at the beginning […]

Crash claims life of Clovis man

CNJ staff A 31-year-old Clovis man died Tuesday from injuries suffered last week in a two-car collision east of Clovis. Wesley Hess died at 1:58 p.m. (CST) at the University Medical Center in Lubbock, according to a New Mexico State Police news release. State Police Capt. Jimmy Glascock said Hess sustained multiple injuries including blunt […]

East Central stuns Hounds late

CNJ staff ADA, Okla. — Senior guard Tyler Thetford converted a 3-point play with 18 seconds left on Sunday, boosting East Central to a 60-58 Lone Star Conference men’s crossover victory over Eastern New Mexico University. The Tigers (2-4), held to a season scoring low after coming into the weekend averaging just over 95 points […]

Monday crash ends in fatality

This morning on Monday, 08/04/2008 at approximately 6:48 AM officers of the Clovis Police Department and Clovis Fire Department Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to 3400 East Mabry Drive near the Bender Chrysler Auto Dealership on US Highway 60/84 in Clovis in reference to a multiple motor vehicle crash with injuries with a victim driver […]

East Central hurts Hounds’ tourney bid

CNJ staff ADA, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University’s bid for the program’s first trip to the Lone Star Conference baseball tournament took a turn for the worse Sunday as East Central beat the Greyhounds 9-6 in the completion of a game suspended on Saturday by lightning and 13-7 in the regularly scheduled contest. The […]

Hounds roll past East Central

CNJ staff ADA, Okla. — Junior right-hander Thomas Green pitched eight solid innings and was backed by a 16-hit attack Saturday as Eastern New Mexico University pounded East Central 13-4 in the first game of a Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader. The second game was suspended by lightning with one out in the bottom of […]

East Central trounces Hounds

Freedom New Mexico ADA, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University’s chances for a berth in the Lone Star Conference postseason baseball tournament took a hit on Friday. East Central got a complete game from freshman right-hander Wes Hager and home runs from first baseman Zach Hammons and right fielder Dusty Rowland in cruising to a […]

3-11-08 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 3:30 p.m. March 4 an officer responded to a restaurant in the 100 block of East 21st Street for a report of theft.

Freezing rain, ice possible

The Associated Press The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 6 p.m. Thursday for Curry, Roosevelt and De Baca counties. Winter weather developing Wednesday will produce spotty areas of freezing rain and sleet mainly south and east of a line from Clovis to Ruidoso, with freezing rain […]

Hounds edge Tigers

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo ENMU junior Jamaal McCoy goes up for a shot over East Central’s Ian Adams on Thursday at Greyhound Arena. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Senior guard Justin Redman-Trotter converted a backcourt steal into a layup with five seconds left Thursday night, capping Eastern New Mexico University’s rally […]

Zias’ rally comes up just short

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo ENMU freshman Clarissa Krum guards East Central’s Casi Rawls during Thursday’s game at Greyhound Arena. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — The young Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team was poised for a stunning comeback Thursday night. Then East Central senior Lacey Goldwire put the rally to […]

Shorthanded Hounds host East Central

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Eastern New Mexico University’s men have had their way with East Central in recent years. The shorthanded Greyhounds (3-8) hoped to continue that trend in today’s 7:30 p.m. clash at Greyhound Arena. ENM has beaten the Tigers seven times in a row dating to a January 2001. East Central […]

Jan. 1, 2008

argushamilton.com Argus Hamilton BEVERLY HILLS — God bless America, and how’s everybody? • The San Francisco Zoo was termed a crime scene after a tiger attacked zoo patrons. It doesn’t seem possible. The cat had to jump a 15-foot moat and a 20-foot-high fence, and that was just to get into the United States from Mexico. […]

Estimated burn area reduced

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Freedom New Mexico: Casey Peacock Portales Fire Department personnel travel down railroad tracks Wednesday along U.S. 70 spraying smoldering railroad ties. The smoldering ties resulted from the grass fire that burned through the area. By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico A day after an out-of-control grass fire ran for better than seven miles east of […]

Ex-CHS runner Appelman leads East Central

CNJ staff FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Former Clovis High runner Matt Appelman led East Central’s men to a 20th-place team finish out of 35 schools in the 19th annual Chile Pepper Festival cross country meet on Saturday, hosted by the University of Arkansas. Appelman posted a time of 32 minutes, 30.4 seconds over 10 kilometers for […]