Monday morning briefing: Homecoming, free music and fun with plastic

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing. Homecoming week Elida Municipal Schools celebrate Homecoming next week with Spirit Week and the coronation. Monday is Pajama Day; Tuesday is Fashion Disaster; Wednesday is Tossed Salad Day; and Thursday is Duct Tape Day and Way Out Games. Star in town County bass player […]

Clovis trio set for homecoming

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer The band is back together, somewhat, and it’s making a Friday swing through Portales. In the closest thing they’ll have to a homecoming, Clovis High guards Jaden Isler and Bryce Hill, and former Wildcat coach J.D. Isler, lead McMurry University in a 7 p.m. Friday neutral site game at […]

ENMU faculty, students gearing up for homecoming

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Freedom New Mexico: Alisa Boswell Kamarine Trujillo, center left, an Eastern New Mexico Homecoming queen candidate, takes votes from students Thursday afternoon with her homecoming crew. Trujillo said Homecoming king and queen will be named at the ENMU bonfire event at 8 p.m. today. Alisa Boswell Eastern New Mexico University Homecoming has arrived once again […]

Wedneday morning briefing: Alumni awards, homecoming and a deadly blizzard

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Wednesday briefing. Call for nominations The CMS Education Foundation/Alumni Association needs nominations of distinguished Clovis High School Alumni for its second annual Hall of HonorBanquet this spring. The deadline is 4 p.m. Feb. 1. Nomination forms are available at school administration office, 1009 Main St., or […]

A week for spirit

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Freedom New Mexico: Sharna Johnson Wiley the Wildcat met his new partner Wanda during a Friday pep rally at Clovis High School. Jared Tucker Homecoming weekend gives students, faculty and the community the chance to show their school spirit, and former students the chance to come together and share stories of school days past. Barbara […]

Homecoming like family reunion

By Lynn Moncus: FNM columnist A recent trip to New Mexico State University to attend Homecoming was quite an event for this woman from lma. As I wandered around on campus one afternoon, I realized one more time how far over-the-hill I am. While looking at those young people, I really felt my age because […]

ENMU homecoming parade features more than 60 floats

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FNM correspondent: Zhongming Jiang Natalie Pebsworth, 12, gets a handful of candy during Saturday’s 75th annual Eastern New Mexico University Homecoming Parade. By Clarence Plank: Freedom New Mexico It rained candy for children in a more than 60-float Eastern New Mexico University homecoming parade Saturday for in downtown Portales. ENMU kicked off 75th anniversary homecoming […]

ENMU homecoming week kicks off with music event

By Clarence Plank: PNT Staff Writer Songfest 2009 kicks off a week-long celebration of Eastern New Mexico University’s 75th anniversary and homecoming. It all begins Monday, giving ENMU organizations on campus a chance to cut a rug and bring down the house. “It is … an annual event that falls on the Monday before homecoming,” […]

ENMU presenting State Senator Alumni Award during homecoming

PORTALES—Eastern New Mexico University is presenting five alumni awards during the ENMU Foundation 34th Annual Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3 in the Campus Union Ballroom during homecoming activities. ENMU will present Distinguished Service Awards to Shirley Gail Ferguson (posthumously) and Jimmy Shearer, Outstanding Alumni Awards to Lyn Brinckmeyer and Don Holden, and […]

ENMU Foundation presenting posthumous honors during homecoming

PORTALES—The Eastern New Mexico University Foundation will present awards to a local Portales business, a Volunteer of the Year posthumous award to a former regent, and Philanthropists of the Year award to the family of a late graduate. The awards will be presented during the ENMU Foundation 34th Annual Breakfast in the Campus Union Ballroom […]