ENMU Jazz fest features trumpet soloist Mike Vax

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Courtesy photo The Eastern New Mexico Jazz Combo opens Jazz Fest Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Portales. Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University’s Jazz Fest is 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Portales. This event is open and free to the public. The ENMU Jazz Combo […]

Student profile: Stuart Pettigrew

Stuart W. Pettigrew is a senior at Clovis High School. He is the son of Douglas and Sherry Pettigrew. What’s your idea of a perfect day? No homework, no school, and not working and just practicing my trumpet. If money were no object, what would you do to make the world a better place? Teach […]

Sweet sounds of the community

By Tova Fruchtman:CNJ staff writer Gail Bond was pregnant when she was asked to join the Clovis Community Band. She waited until her daughter was born before she came to practice with her flute and a baby seat. Twenty-four years later and Bond is still in the band, still playing the flute. “I just love […]