Commerce gets first win, routs Hounds

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Greyhound guard Justin Redman-Trotter throws up an off-balance shot against the defense of Texas A&M-Commerce guard Derrick Darkis in the first half of Saturday’s Lone Star Conference crossover game at Greyhound Arena. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Sooner or later, you had to figure the Texas A&M-Commerce […]

June 8, 1976

Local veterinarian E.E. Kraus was the Cattle Capital CowBelles’ “Father of the Year” for his civic leadership. … Dee Johnson of 716 1/2 Fourth Street was sharing onions and radishes he had harvested from his garden, which would later produce carrots, beans and tomatoes. … Micki Taylor and Mark Eastham had been voted eighth-grade class […]

June 3, 1975

City officials hung a banner across Main Street welcoming visitors to the annual Pioneer Days Rodeo, which kicked off later in the week. … Local merchants asked residents to shop Clovis “for great values.” … Bob’s Mr. Shop at 502 Main was suggesting the “Zipper-Tie” as a Father’s Day gift. The neckties cost $5.50 each.