Reunions —

Hollene and Bellview reunion The Hollene and Bellview School reunion will be held Oct. 1 at Kingswood United Methodist Church, 2600 Main St., Clovis. Buffet dinner is $8.50 per plate and will be served at noon. The doors of the church will open at 10 a.m. for everyone to come early to visit. Information: Eldred […]

Wednesday morning briefing: Nice plate, bug study and a popular pope

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Wednesday briefing. Plate platitudes New Mexico’s centennial license plate is getting rave reviews for its design. Gov. Susana Martinez has received a plaque from the Automobile License Plate CollectorsAssociation for New Mexico having the best license plate in the nation for 2010. It’s the turquoise plate […]

ENMU gets New Mexico license plate design

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Courtesy photo A new license plate design featuring the ENMU mascot is available for purchase from the Department of transportation. By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University has its own New Mexico license plate. The new plates, which feature the university’s Zia symbol and greyhound on a green background, are available now, […]

Press Release: State unveiling ENMU license plate

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division will issue two special license plates this week in recognition of the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell and Eastern New Mexico University in Portales. “This is a great opportunity to showcase two of the storied educational institutions in New Mexico,” said Taxation & Revenue Secretary […]

ENMU sweeps softball awards

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — Sophomore second baseman Rebecca Quinones has been named the Lone Star Conference South Division’s hitter of the week in softball while junior pitcher Natalie Woodside earned pitcher of the week honors after the Zias (8-3) completed a six-game home sweep against College of the Southwest, New Mexico Highlands and Oklahoma […]

Nov. 22 Police Blotter

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Samplings of recent reports filed by Clovis-area law enforcement officers: About 7 p.m. Nov. 10 an officer responded to a home in the 1200 block of Manana Street for a domestic battery. A woman said her former boyfriend came to her home and told her she had to move […]

Roosevelt edges Zia

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Freedom Newspapers: Karl Terry Clovis Zia’s Tyler Romero squares up to bunt during semifinal action Thursday of the District 3 Little League playoffs at Rotary Park in Portales. Roosevelt County won the game 5-3. Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Roosevelt County overcame a two-run deficit and home run taken away on appeal Thursday to defeat Clovis […]

Feb. 24, 1926

The Sew and So Club was holding meetings at the Green residence, 1020 Connelly. … State Republican leaders were planning to visit Clovis and “meet as many Republicans of Curry County … as possible.” The Methodist church was hosting a dinner for the minority party. Cost was 75 cents per plate. … Classified ads in […]

License plates to support your cause, too

By Ned Cantwell: state columnist Some New Mexicans decorate their vehicles with what the state laughingly calls “prestige plates.” For an extra 15 bucks you can honor your cat, FLUFFY, describe your personality, IMWILD, or boast your own name, JACKO1. These are commonly referred to as “vanity plates” and the purpose is “LOOKTME.” This whole […]

American wins 10-11 division

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Clovis American won the state District 3 Little League 10-11-year-old division over Roosevelt County on Friday night at Rotary Park. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers Clovis American didn’t get much in the way of offense during the 10 and 11-year-old all-star district tournament Friday in Portales, but the squad got […]