Population growth positive for economy

Freedom New Mexico A Census Bureau report this month predicting a significant increase in population and in the percentage of ethnic minorities in the United States made big news. The bigger news may be how little Americans should be worrying over the trends. The bureau projects that by 2050, the U.S. population will be 44 […]

Report: Local women’s salaries below average

Staff and wire reports ALBUQUERQUE —Curry County ranks 24th out of 33 New Mexico counties in median income of women, according to a report released Monday by the state Commission on the Status of Women. The median annual earnings of full-time female workers in Curry County is $19,523, according to the report. Los Alamos County […]

ENMU players named hitters of the week

CNJ Staff Greyhound baseball second baseman Mike McDuffie and Zia softball first baseman Anna Hershkowitz have each been selected as the Lone Star Conference South Division’s hitter of the week in their sport. McDuffie hit .474 last week with two homers, three doubles, seven RBIs and a .947 slugging percentage. The senior also scored seven […]

Zia earns LSC weekly honor

CNJ Staff Eastern New Mexico University junior volleyball player Jessie Macknicki has been selected as the Lone Star Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week for her efforts at the Colorado Christian Tournament last weekend. Macknicki helped ENMU post a 2-2 record on the weekend, with 71 kills and 45 digs. She posted a .231 hitting […]

Two ENMU players on first team all-conference list

Freedom Newspapers RICHARDSON, Texas — Senior forward Jamaal Hunnicutt for the men and sophomore guard Heather Brown for the women represented Eastern New Mexico University on the All-Lone Star Conference South Division basketball teams, released Monday by the league office. Hunnicutt, a four-year mainstay for the men’s team, earned first-team honors for the second consecutive […]

ENMU men’s basketball capsule

CNJ STAFF What: ENMU (13-6, 3-1) vs. West Texas A&M (13-6, 3-1) in a Lone Star Conference South Division game. When/where: 7:30 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena, Portales. Radio: KSEL-FM 95.3, KGNC-AM 710. Notes: The Greyhounds and Buffaloes are part of a four-way tie for the South lead with Midwestern State (13-6 overall) and Texas […]