Experts estimate 20 to 26 percent decrease in jobs

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers Economy experts are estimating a decrease in local jobs between 20 and 26 percent in Curry County if Cannon Air Force Base is closed. Pentagon officials on Friday announced Cannon was on the list of recommended U.S. base closures. According to the Department of Defense, Clovis would be the hardest-hit […]

Dignity in death can soothe survivors

By Tibor Machan: Syndicated Columnist My friend David L. Norton, whose 1976 book “Personal Destinies, A Philosophy of Ethical Individualism” should have been more famous than any that John Rawls and other celebrities in the discipline of philosophy had written, wrote beautifully and wisely about aging. He gave credit for the germ of his idea […]

Travis, Brenden Leyne

Brenden Leyne Travis Services: Have been held. Infant Brenden Layne Travis, 1 month 22 days, of Clovis, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Friday, Oct. 1, 2004, to Ryan and Nichole Sutton Travis in Lubbock. He was preceded in death by his great-grandfather, A. P. Sutton, Jr. […]

ENMU tough on Kingsville

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Eastern New Mexico University’s Bryan Moore slides safely into second on a stolen base as Texas A&M-Kingsville shortstop Brandon Wittner applies a late tag in Saturday’s game at Greyhound Field. Photo by Kevin Wilson CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Nothing helps a pitcher like an early lead. Sophomore right-hander Kelly Crain, Eastern New Mexico University’s steadiest […]

Hounds sweep St. Mary’s

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Eastern New Mexico University shortstop and Clovis High graduate Josh Kuchta rolls one of three double plays turned by the Greyhounds in Saturday’s opener against St. Mary’s at Greyhound Field. Photo by Kevin Wilson By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — Brett Scherer had a week to remember, and his teammates pitched well enough Saturday to wrap […]

Eastern bounces back for split with Buffs

CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University senior left-hander Ian Thurman-Kelly pitched a strong eight innings in just his second start of the season and the Greyhounds salvaged a double-header split with rival West Texas A&M on Sunday, routing the Buffaloes 12-1 in the nightcap of a Lone Star Conference South Division baseball doubleheader […]

Economy at risk if base goes

By Darrell Todd Maurina Shutting down Cannon Air Force Base would cost the state of New Mexico at least $122 million each year in value-added income, according to a new study by a research team at New Mexico State University — and that’s on top of $111 million in lost payroll from Cannon and $52 […]

Hounds silenced in Kingsville after opener

CNJ staff KINGSVILLE, Texas — After a solid 5-1 win over Texas A&M-Kingsville in the opener of a three-game Lone Star Conference South Division series, Eastern New Mexico University’s offense dried up. The Greyhounds managed only one run over 18 innings the rest of the way, losing 8-1 in the second game of Friday’s doubleheader […]