Personal goodness not enough to save us

I am sure that I share many growing up experiences with other baby boomers my age. Many things in many areas of our lives are different in 2011. Think about cleaning supplies. In stores we now can find throw away wipes, cleaning sheets with the cleaning mixtures already in them and dust mops with special […]

Muleshoe superintendent’s son helps rescue teen hiker

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Courtesy photo Navy pilot Lt. Brandon Sheets said he trains almost every day for a situation like the rescue he performed Tuesday. Liliana Castillo Lt. Brandon Sheets says he was just doing his job — piloting a helicopter under a bridge, next to a cliff, trying to rescue a child. The Navy pilot and son […]

Muleshoe school renovations approved

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Muleshoe voters overwhelmingly approved Saturday a $25 million bond for school district renovations and expansion. Also decided by vote Saturday were two seats on the Muleshoe, three seats on the Farwell and two seats on the Bovina School Boards and city council. Sixty-five percent of Muleshoe voters approved the […]

Muleshoe schools facelift up for vote

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Muleshoe residents will decide whether to fund a $25 million facelift for four schools in Saturday’s bond election. If approved, the school district’s tax rate would increase 37.5 cents per $100 taxable value for the life of bond, or $375 per year for a home valued at $100,000, according […]

Engagements 2/29 – Blasingame-Mizell, Fluellen-Dean, Brown-Sheets

Blasingame-Mizell Robert Blasingame of Greenwood, Ark., and Nancy and Roy Brown of Newport, Ore., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kelly Blasingame of Greenwood to Bill Mizell of Greenwood, son of Randy and Melinda Mizell of Greenwood. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. (CDT) on March 20, 2004, at the […]

Thursday area prep summaries

CNJ STAFF Prep summaries Thursday Boys Capital City Invitational First round Clovis 60, St. Michael’s 33 Clovis (7-0) — Bud Willis 9 0-0 18, Tizrick Phillips 0 0-0 0, Zac Watters 3 2-2 8, Jacob Jones 0 0-0 0, Elliott Hita 0 0-1 0, John Props 1 0-0 3, Justin Pinckney 7 0-0 15, Dominique […]

Tuesday’s prep summaries

CNJ staff Girls Clovis 57, Levelland 34 Levelland (7-4) — Babs Paxton 0 0-0 0, Susan Brashear 0 0-0 0, Lyndsie Myatt 0 2-2 2, Deborah Hughes 3 0-0 6, Nicole Jones 0 0-0 0, Erin Methvin 3 0-0 6, Chelsea Brashear 5 3-4 13, Kim Brackens 90 0-0 0. Totals 13 7-9 34. Clovis […]

LCU’s 3-point barrage dooms Hounds

By Rick White LUBBOCK — Turns out three was a bad number for the Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds. The Lubbock Christian threesome of Brandon Jones, Mario Muzurovic and Eric Sheets combined for 12 3-pointers as the Chaparrals handed Eastern its third-straight loss, a 77-73 setback Monday night at Rip Griffin Center. Eastern coach Shawn Scanlan […]

Mules look to rebound from opening loss

By Dave Wagner MULESHOE — The Muleshoe Mules didn’t get off to the kind of start they’d hoped for Friday night. The smaller, quicker Mules held a bigger Seminole team in relative check most of the way, but couldn’t break through on any of their own handful of scoring opportunities in absorbing a 7-0 homefield […]