ENMU students experience Chinese quake

By Helena Rodriguez: Freedom New Mexico A Chinese exchange student from Eastern New Mexico University wrote in a e-mail she was only home 15 minutes when a devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck China on May 12. In her e-mail to Jason Paulk, director of choral activities, and to Kayla Paulk a vocal coach and accompanist […]

A call for help

This call for help came in an e-mail from Clovis’ Community Relations Director Claire Burroughes:

April 8, 2008 Military Reunions

USS Columbus veterans plan reunion The USS Columbus Veterans Association is seeking information about Navy and Marine Corps veterans who served aboard the USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12 anytime from 1944 through 1976 and the USS Columbus (SSN-762) past and present, according to a news release. A reunion is planned for Oct. 1-4 at the Holiday Inn […]

Homesick for Clovis

Jim Bauman of Fostoria, Ohio, sends greetings to Clovis via e-mail:

Sorry ’bout the tech difficulties

Yes, we know the Web site has been acting odd most of the day. We’re adding some new features and it looks like we’ll have some glitches to work through. We hope to have everything back to normal before Monday. • • • Rio Rancho pulled away for a 39-30 win over Clovis in a […]

San Jon church turns 100

The First Baptist Church of San Jon will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on June 1. A fellowship coffee will be served at the church at 9 a.m. that day, followed by a worship service at 10. The San Jon Community Center will host lunch at noon. • • • The New Mexico Environment Department […]

Dust is bad … duh

The New Mexico Environment Department issued a news release on Thursday warning about health risks associated with dust storms. “Inhaling dust can cause respiratory and lung problems including coughing, wheezing and runny noses and it can also worsen existing medical conditions such as asthma,” according to the release. Environmental Protection Division Director Jim Norton tells […]

Lkvron has been banned

We’ve never banned anyone from commenting on our Web site stories, until Thursday. Comments from lkvron have been deleted and the user’s e-mail address has been blocked from future participation. I’m still trying to sort through the details, but a man called Thursday and said his e-mail address was being used for the comments and […]

March 6, 2008 Education Digest

ENMU hosting ‘Food Glorious Food’ The music department at Eastern New Mexico University is presenting “Food Glorious Food,” a performance by the Swanee Singers and voice faculty at 7 p.m. March 20, in the Administration Building hallway, according to an ENMU news release. Clovis High School’s culinary arts and baking program will provide refreshments, according […]

Mayors should work like good water heaters

Gayla Brumfield is Clovis’ new mayor. Here’s what Raymond Atchley is expecting: “Please take may analogy in the right way,” he wrote in an e-mail in response to an editor’s question, “but I want my mayor to work very much like my water heater. I always have plenty of hot water, it makes me feel […]