Prep football scoreboard — Nov. 11

Area Clovis 20, Sandia 14, final Fort Sumner 19, Jal 6, final Melrose 26, Tatum 18, OT, final Texas Farwell 21, Smyer 15, final Bovina 35, Seagraves 0, final

Prep football scoreboard — Oct. 14

Area Class 3A Roswell High 51, Portales 20 Class 2A Texico 21, Santa Rosa 20 Class 1A Fort Sumner 46, Hagerman 6 8-man Melrose 56 Floyd 6 6-man Hondo 61, Elida 6 Texas Class 1A Farwell 18, Sudan 0 Springlake-Earth 42, Bovina 20 Class 2A Muleshoe 62, Friona 21 New Mexico Atrisco Heritage 35, Rio […]

Muleshoe fire burns more than 3,000 acres

CNJ staff A grass fire that closed U.S. 84 between Sudan and Muleshoe Tuesday night took West Texas fire departments about three hours to extinguish. Muleshoe volunteer firefighter Wayne Wallace said the fire was out by around 11:30 p.m. (CST). Bailey County Judge Sherri Harrison said the fire rekindled from earlier in the day, burning […]

Press release: West Texas communities asked to conserve power

Xcel Energy is asking electric customers in Sudan, Muleshoe, Farwell and Morton its Texas service territory to conserve energy after a Tuesday evening wildfire damaged a key transmission line supplying electricity those towns and the surrounding areas.

Fire closes highway between Muleshoe, Sudan

CNJ staff Muleshoe fire crews were working Tuesday night to contain a grass fire that closed U.S. 84 between Muleshoe and Sudan due to visibility issues from smoke. Bailey County Judge Sherri Harrison said one business, Track Dairy, was threatened by the 3,000-acre fire, which was 60 percent contained as of 8:30 p.m. Central time. […]

Friday prep football scoreboard

All times MDT Class 5A Clovis 14, Cibola 7 Class 3A Muleshoe 55, Portales 14 Class 2A Texico 20, Springlake-Earth 14 Tucumcari 41, NMMI 14 Class 1A Clayton 26, Fort Sumner 6 8-man Melrose 62, Menaul 8 Clovis Christian 72, Springer 12 Foothill at Logan, 7 p.m. 6-man Roy 56, Dora 38 House at Walatowa, […]

Diabetes fails to slow Sudan, Texas, team roper

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo Kory Koontz and Keven Daniel had a time of 10.1 seconds in team roping during Friday’s performance of the PRCA Pioneer Days Rodeo at the Curry County Events Center. By Eric Butler: Freedom New Mexico It’s taken awhile for Kory Koontz to get into the swing of this year’s PRCA […]

June 8, 2008 Weddings

Gore-Haynie Tabitha Gore and Gavin Haynie, both of Clovis, were joined in marriage June 7, 2008, at the First Church of the Nazarene in Clovis. Pastor Darwin Speicher performed the traditional Christian ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Rusty and Gwenna Gore of Sudan, Texas. She is the granddaughter of U.J. and Derotha King […]

10-26 High school football scores

Portales 60, NMMI 0 Texico 42, Tucumcari 6 Ft. Sumner 55, Questa 0 Floyd 47, Logan 16 Melrose 53, Clovis Christian 12 Nazareth 20, Bovina 7 Sudan 35, Farwell 20

Small towns sometimes have biggest stories

By Grant McGee: CNJ Columnist I recently came across a book filled with the writings of the late Paul Crume, humor columnist for The Dallas Morning News. What a surprise to find this big city journalist writing about where he grew up, in Lariat over in Parmer County, Texas. You know Lariat. It’s on the […]

Cell Phone Etiquette and Centipedes

By Curtis K. Shelburne I just talked to Joshua, our youngest son, on the cell phone. Amazing. Yes, cell phones in general amaze me. I have a love/hate relationship with the gadgets. They are blessings when you own one (or if you need to reel in a teenager) and a blight when they own you. […]

Reunions

Sudan The Sudan Homecoming Banquet will be Sept. 16, 2006, in the High School Commons Area. Registration and reception will be at 5:30 p.m. and the meal will be served at 7 p.m. Plates are $15. The meal and entertainment will be provided by ex-students. All ex-students and teachers are encouraged to attend. Information: 806-385-7407 […]

Triplett, Jennie

Jennie Lee Triplett, 87, of Fort Sumner and formerly of Farmington died Friday, Feb. 17, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Care Center. She was born Oct. 1, 1918, in Memphis, Texas, the daughter of Luther John McKenzie and the former Nancy Elizabeth Willis. She was raised in Muleshoe and Sudan, Texas. She attended school at Sudan […]

Wiseman, T. C.

T. C. Wiseman Services: Have been held. T.C. Wiseman, 75, of Clovis, died April 3, 2005, at the NorthWest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo. He was born on April 18, 1929, in Sudan, Texas, to Charles and Mable Whitmire Wiseman. He attended school in Sudan. He was a farmer and a member of the First […]

Stone-cold Steers lose to Sudan

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Farwell’s Tate Nichols drives splits Sudan defenders Michael Warren and Dagan Provence during the first half of their game Tuesday in Farwell. Farwell fell to Sudan 66-52. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer FARWELL — The Farwell Steers had an unfriendly rim in their home gym, as an uncharacteristically poor […]

Prep Capsules

CNJ STAFF Capsules All times MDT Texico (6-0) at Loving (6-0) 7 p.m. Friday Last week: Texico beat Santa Rosa 21-14. Loving beat Eunice 26-14. Loving players to watch: Nathan Vasquez, QB/FS, 5-9 170, Sr.; Phillip Lara, RB, 5-9 175, Sr. Keys to game:Texico coach Mike Prokop said his team needs to control the ball […]

Reunions 5/9

Circle Back Reunion II The Circle Back Reunion will be held at 10:30 a.m. on June 26, at the Sudan High School Cafeteria. For more information contact Mary Gage Hanna at 806-385-7407.

Sims, Ed

Ed Sims Services: Have been held. Ed Sims, 82, of Muleshoe, died April 30, 2004. He was born on April 18, 1922, in Quitaque, Texas, to Samuel E. and Millie Lee Sims. He married Mary M. Cameron on July 7, 1949, in Las Vegas, Nev. He and his family moved to the Needmore community in […]

Lady Blue gains playoff berth

CNJ STAFF LITTLEFIELD, Texas — The Farwell girls were in danger of missing the state basketball playoffs for the first time in six years before a big fourth quarter. On the other hand, the Farwell boys were the victim of the rally in the second game of Friday’s District 3-1A playoff doubleheader. In a playoff […]

Lady Blue’s rally falls short

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Farwell’s Hailey Grimes releases a pass over Sudan’s Myesha Williams during the second half of Friday’s game in Farwell. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner FARWELL — If ever a team looked out of it, it was the Farwell Lady Blue on Friday night. While Sudan scored on its first six and 10 of […]