Engagements — Sept. 19

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Boone-Estes [image #1, align=left, size=medium] Jackie Boone, of Austin, Texas, and Casey Estes, of Melrose, are enagaged to be married 5 p.m. Oct. 9, 2010, in Austin. The bride-elect is the daughter of Rich and Jeanne Boone of Austin. The prospective groom is the son of Marvin and Cathy Estes of Melrose. Invitations will be […]

CHS GOLF: Clovis teams gear up for state

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Clovis High girls golfers, from left, Brooke Switzer, Tiffany Reid and Amanda Estes work on their driving on Friday at Municipal Golf Course. Both CHS teams are in Albuquerque for Class 5A state tourneys Monday and Tuesday. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Clovis High’s golf teams know their work is cut out in the […]

CHS GOLF: Clovis teams complete play in Leroy Gooch Invite

CNJ staff RUIDOSO — Senior Amanda Estes led Clovis High’s girls for the second straight day as the Lady Wildcats finished 10th out of 13 full teams Tuesday in the two-day Leroy Gooch Invitational golf tournament. The Lady Cats improved their score from Monday by 12 strokes, finishing at 436-424 —860. Alamogordo won the team […]

Women gain empowerment at CCC women’s conference

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer She settled into a seat in the front, hugging her oversized sweater closer in the chilly, air-conditioned classroom. Practical, with steady, dark brown eyes, Denita Wilson is planning for her future, so the topic of discussion in the chilly classroom, “Understanding your Finances,” fit. The finance session was one […]

Ranchvale students have ‘write’ stuff

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Twenty students from Ranchvale Elementary will have poems and essays they wrote published in an anthology called “Celebration of Young Poets.” (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Leslie Radford: CNJ staff writer It wasn’t a project designed to take home to hang on the refrigerator. Instead it was an assignment designed to get fifth- and […]

Lady Cats find home court big advantage

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Clovis senior Monique Walker battles Ty Como of Hobbs (front) for a rebound during Monday’s playoff game at The Rock. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Rick White Clovis coach Miles Watters was in the middle of a timeout when he noticed the eyes of his players start drifting away from him and toward the […]