Eastern facing rugged road tests

By Dave Wagner Record wise, Central Oklahoma and Northeastern State men’s basketball teams aren’t the imposing foes they were last season. Still, Eastern New Mexico University men’s coach Shawn Scanlan is more concerned about getting the Greyhounds’ ship on course when they travel to Oklahoma for Lone Star Conference crossover matchups against the Bronchos and […]

Suspected killer still eludes Oklahoma authorities

By Ryan Lengerich A man with ties to eastern New Mexico who is suspected of killing two Oklahoma residents last month is still on the loose. But Oklahoma police officials believe they have him contained. Scott James Eizember, 42, is suspected of killing an elderly couple Oct. 18 in Depew, Okla., police said. Prior to […]

LSC takes hit in first full week

Dave Wagner It was a tough first full week for Lone Star Conference football teams. The LSC went just 2-9 against outside competition, including Eastern New Mexico University’s come-from-behind 18-17 win at Adams State. The only other winner was Central Oklahoma, which roared to a 21-0 lead on its first three possessions and routed Mesa […]

Martinez, Manuel

Manuel Martinez Services: Have been held. Manuel Silva “M.S.” Martinez, 92, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born June 5, 1911, in El Paso, Texas, to Vincenta and Mateo Lopez. He was the youngest of three children and his father died before he was born. […]

Fleming, Junetta

Junetta Fleming Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis. Mrs. Junetta Fleming, 92, of Las Vegas, Nev., a homemaker, died Wednesday, July 2, 2003. She was born March 10, 1911, in Cleveland, Okla. She was a resident of Las Vegas since 1988. She is survived by a son, Charles A. Fleming; […]

Country star tops show

By Eric Butler By Eric Butler CNJ Correspondent Country performer Holly Dunn will provide the music and an Oklahoma company the fireworks when the “Smoke on the Water” Fourth of July Celebration takes place tonight in Clovis. The event will be held at Greene Acres Park in the center of town and roads will begin […]

Match made in heaven

By Rick_White@link.freedom.com Her high school coach believes LaToya Anderson’s best track days are ahead of her. Her college coach is counting on it — that and her versatility and character. Anderson recently signed a letter of intent to run track at Oklahoma Christian University, an NAIA school in Oklahoma City. “She’s a late bloomer,” Clovis […]