Zias drop final two matches at Omaha

CNJ staff OMAHA, Neb. — Facing top 10 competition in both matches, the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team managed to win one game Saturday in wrapping up play in a two-day event hosted by Nebraska-Omaha. The Zias (0-4), who dropped a pair of matches on Friday, lost to third-ranked Emporia State 25-11, 25-14, 25-13 […]

Zias drop pair

CNJ staff OMAHA, Neb. — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team dropped season-opening matches to Dallas Baptist 25-18, 25-21, 25-19 and to North Albabama 19–25, 25-18, 25-14, 25-15 in a tournament hosted to Nebraska-Omaha. The Zias complete play in the event today with matches against Emporia State at 9:45 a.m. and Truman State at […]

ENMU drops volleyball opener

Freedom New Mexico Neb.-Omaha tournament Dallas Baptist def. ENMU 25-18, 25-21, 25-17 in the Zias’ season opener. ENMU faces North Alabama at 4:45 p.m. (MDT), and plays twice more on Saturday to complete the event.

Airmen participate in Runway Run

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USAF photo: Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III Nearly 250 participants take off from the starting gate on Aug. 10 for the seven-mile Bellevue/Offutt Runway Run during Air Force Week in the Heartland supported by Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. By Master Sgt. Ben Gonzales: Air Force News Agency Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. — […]

Veterans compete in annual games

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USAF photo: Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III Tech. Sgt. Anthony Felder races to the basket for a lay-up during the championship basketball game at the 28th National Veterans Wheelchair Games on July 29 in Omaha, Neb. By Staff Sgt. Jeremy Larlee: Air Force News Agency OMAHA, Neb. — The eyes of the man in […]

8-19 Engagements

Ridling-Lasiter James and Cassie Ridling of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Joy Ridling of Clovis, to Chad Lasiter of Texico. He is the son of Tim and Debbie Lasiter of Texico. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. Aug. 25, 2007, at Sandia Baptist Church. The bride-elect is a […]

McKinley, Christina

Christina McKinley, 96, of Roswell, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, at a local nursing home. She was born July 9, 1909, near Hemingford, Neb., to James C. and Marie Dorothy Blundell. She married James A. Chaulk on April 11, 1928. She spent her childhood on the family ranch and began her teaching career when she […]

Battles, Bonnie J.

Bonnie Jean Battles, 78, of Melrose, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2006, at her home. She was born May 21, 1927, in Grand Island, Neb., to Walter and Effie May Williams. She owned and operated an antique Store in Melrose for many years. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Melrose. Family members […]

Ruther, Danny

Danny Ruther Services: Have been held. Danny Ruther, 21, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Feb. 16, 1984, in Hollister, Calif. He grew up in Floyd where he attended school. He graduated from Centennial High School in Utica, Neb., in 2002. He traveled for […]

Peacock, Bea Alma

Bea Alma Peacock Services:Have been held. Bea Alma Peacock, 88, died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born Nov. 23, 1916, to John Morgan and the former Alice Rossen, in Hassell. She was raised and attended school at Ima and House,. She graduated from House High School. Bea […]

Everhart, Leo

Leo Everhart Services: Have been held. Leo Franklin Everhart, 78, died Wednesday, May 25, 2005, at his residence in Belleville, Kan. He was born Feb. 5, 1927, in Belleville, Kan., to Frank and Lydia Peal King Everhart. He grew up and attended schools of Belleville, Kan. He served with the U.S. Navy as a seaman […]

Clay, Maria “Tony”

Maria “Toni” Antonia Clay, 85, of Clovis, died Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 24, 1919, in Topeka, Kan., to Donicho and Josephine Ramirez. She married Theodore Clay Sr. on Dec. 14, 1939. She was a lifelong Jehovah’s Witness. She was preceded in death by her […]

Zias face familiar foe at regionals

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — In preparing for the program’s first trip to NCAA Division II postseason competition, at least the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team has an idea of what to expect from its opponent. The Zias (24-8), seeded fifth, take on fourth seed Mesa State (22-9) in a 4 p.m. […]

Soldier with Clovis kin dies in Iraq bombing

By Mike Linn: CNJ News Editor Linda Hernandez has three e-mails from her cousin to which she’ll never get the chance to respond. The Clovis resident saw the messages after she returned from vacation Sunday — the day she found out her cousin, Sgt. 1st Class Linda Ann Tarango-Griess, 33, of Sutton, Neb., died when […]