Hounds, Zias earn ties

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO — So far, Eastern New Mexico University’s soccer teams are hanging around at or near the top of the Lone Star Conference standings. On Friday, both tied with Incarnate Word to stay in contention. The ENMU men (4-2-3, 2-0-1 LSC) stayed on top of the LSC standings with a 1-1 […]

Sophomore Handler adds size, depth to Hounds’ receiving corp

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Eastern quarterback J.J. Harp leads all of college football in total offense at 518 yards per game. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Homecoming time is upon Eastern New Mexico University, as those with Greyhound ties come back and feel at one with the football team. It’s almost that way […]

Bolo ties gain acceptance under proposal

The New Mexican Days remaining in session: 52 Bolo me over: New Mexico’s official state neckwear may finally find acceptance in the House of Representatives. Under current rules, House members can’t wear a bolo tie during legislative proceedings in the House chambers. They must wear regular ties. However, that would change under a proposal approved […]

Real Joe the Plumber has Clovis ties

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Staff and Wire Reports DALLAS — There’s one “Joe the Plumber” who is already better off thanks to John McCain and Barack Obama. Phones rang off the hook Thursday in the Amarillo office of plumber Joe Francis, whose Web site joetheplumber.com became an instant Internet curiosity the day after the final presidential debate. Francis spent […]

Dodgers’ executive has Portales ties

Jill Bukowski e-mails to report a former Portales High School student is working for the Los Angeles Dodgers as assistant general manager of scouting. Here’s a bio on Logan White, from a Dodgers’ Web site: http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/la/community/executives/white.html Google searches reveal White’s first draft selection as a scouting director was Dodgers’ first baseman James Loney, who today […]

TV show contestant has Clovis ties

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Courtesy photo Amanda Rantuccio, a TV show contestant on “The Bachelor: London Calling,” lived in Clovis while her dad was stationed at Cannon Air Force Base. Amanda Rantuccio, one of the three final finalists on “The Bachelor: London Calling,” was born in Clovis. She is a 27-year-old account executive who lives in Orlando, Fla. She […]

‘Three Wishes’ visiting Clovis

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Senior Casting Producer Traci Green said in June that Grant specifically asked NBC to do a casting call in the area because of her ties to Farwell. (KRT photo: Olivier Douliery) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer The pilot of NBC’s new show “Three Wishes” features a young girl involved in an horrific accident, a […]

Reparations plan strains common sense

By Walter Williams: Syndicated Columnist The slavery reparations shakedown lobby is gearing up for attacks on American industry. They’ve failed in the courts and Congress, so they’re going after weak-kneed CEOs. At the NAACP’s recent annual convention, Dennis C. Hayes, its interim president, said, “Absolutely, we will be pursuing reparations from companies that have historical […]

Chavez ties for ninth, Reid ties for 16th in AJGA event

CNJ STAFF ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High seniors Guillermo Chavez and Travis Reid finished in ties for ninth and 16th place, respectively, in the American Junior Golf Association’s Southwestern Junior tournament at Isleta Eagle Golf Course. The 54-hole event concluded on Friday, with Jeffrey Edelman of Southlake, Texas, shooting a six-under-par 210 and taking the title […]

Mexico issues mean Cuba losing support

Freedom Newspapers Cuban President Fidel Castro says it shows Mexico has become a lackey of the United States. Armand Peschard-Sverdrup, director of the Mexico Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, however, said the expulsion of Cuba’s ambassador to Mexico and the recall of Mexico’s ambassador to Cuba “is indicative of […]