Melrose youth sets national pole vault record

CNJ staff Caley Barnard, 12, of Melrose, set a new girls national junior pole vault record Wednesday at the Amateur Athletics Union national championship meet at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Barnard cleared 9-6.25 feet in the finals, more than a foot higher than second-place finisher Heather Shaffer (8-6) of Leander, Texas. The previous […]

Paving the way

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CNJ staff photo: Tony BullocksWalter Nowelll of the New Mexico Department of Transportation performs a test on a batch of asphalt to determine its density. By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Walter Nowell shares many similarities with the asphalt he tests daily. His physical build is compact and strong and his demeanor is unyielding and […]

Brace, Nancy

Nancy Brace Services: Have been held. Nancy Jean Brace, 56, formerly of Clovis, died Saturday, June 11, 2005, in Kaiserslautern, Germany. She was born on March 19, 1949, in Dalhart Texas. She was involved in the United Way, the Clovis Cultural Committee, the Society for Creative Anachronism. She was a librarian at James Bickley Elementary […]