Muleshoe man dies from fall

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Funeral services are being held Wednesday for a 20-year-old Muleshoe man who died Friday in an accidental fall. Caleb Heinrich died while hunting pigeons with a group of friends in the community of Maple, Texas, according to Bailey County Sheriff Richard Wills. Wills said Heinrich fell through a skylight […]

Education Feature: State student testing revamped

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The New Mexico Public Education Department is remodeling standardized tests for high school students designed to map out their academic lives after graduation. State education officials say the tests will follow the progress of individual students, instead of comparing the progress of an entire class. Clovis school officials are […]

Recipe of the day: Rosemary Chicken with Orange-Maple Glaze

Rosemary Chicken with Orange-Maple Glaze: “Chicken breasts adorned with a fresh rosemary rub, then sauteed and braised in a sauce of orange juice, white wine and maple syrup. This wonderfully rich glaze makes an elegant, quick dinner to serve to guests. To serve, place chicken on top of hot cooked rice on each plate and […]

Consequences of AYP don’t add up for state

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ Staff Writer As schools in Clovis and New Mexico plow toward serious consequences for failing to meet federal academic standards, at least one appears less and less realistic. The state has neither the resources nor the will to assume management of public schools who repeatedly fail the No Child Left Behind […]

Hawkins, Betty

Betty Hawkins, 83, of Clovis, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, in Plano, Texas. She was born Nov. 8, 1922, at Maple Farm, Kingman County, Kan., to John and Olive Hargett Maple. She graduated from Belmont Kansas High School and Harding College in Searcy, Ark. She married Robert “Bob” Hawkins Aug. 5, 1945, at Maple Farm. […]

Weiser, Geneva

Geneva Weiser Services: Have been held. Mrs. Geneva Irene Weiser, 78, of Bristow, Okla., died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on March 29, 1925, to Dora Elizabeth and Roy Hoover. She came to Portales to be with her sister for a birthday celebration and became ill. She […]