Freedom comes with limitations

The week leading up to Independence Day made it glaringly obvious to me that few people today really know what freedom means. Sure, they know and use the word, but it is something like the word relativity to them: Something they have heard of and that they might think they understand because of how others […]

Real cowboys don’t have to curse

I never heard a swear word come out of my father’s, or my husband’s mouth. Both were what modern “dress-up” cowboys consider anachronisms — REAL cowboys. I suspect they might have cursed now and then when they were in a wreck out among the junipers and cactus — and no human females were around to […]

Monday morning briefing: Summer guides, summer learning and the mystery of life

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing. Spread the word The annual Summer Activities Guide is ready to be delivered to elementary schools and

Clovis voters approve tax increase

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Dr. O.T. Rozzell and Lila Rozzell of Clovis prepare Tuesday to vote in the special election while Judge John Hays of Precinct 24 at Living Stone Community Church shows them where to sign in. Kevin Wilson By a 1,265-1,045 count — 57 percent — Clovis voters said yes to a […]

LSC weekly baseball update — March 23

Standings Team LSC All W-L W-L Incarnate Word 13-5 16-8 Southwestern Oklahoma 15-6 20-7 Tarleton State 12-6 17-7 Cameron 10-5 17-8 Southeastern Oklahoma 10-5 13-10 Angelo State 11-7 17-12 West Texas A&M 9-6 18-8 Texas A&M-Kingsville 10-8 13-11 Abilene Christian 7-8 14-11 Central Oklahoma 6-12 11-14 Eastern New Mexico 3-12 5-16 East Central 3-15 7-20 […]

Incarnate Word rallies to sweep Greyhounds

San Antonio, Texas — One bad inning cost Eastern New Mexico a shot at salvaging the final game of a three-game Lone Star Conference Series at Incarnate Word. The conference-leading Cardinals (13-5, 12-3 LSC) scored five runs in the sixth inning with the help of Derrick Walls’ two-run double and an error to take an […]

Hounds drop pair at Incarnate Word

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico’s bats came alive a little too late Friday in a Lone Star Conference doubleheader loss at Incarnate Word. Trailing 13-3 after five innings in the second game, ENMU scored eight runs over the next three innings — and left the potential tying runs in the […]

Incarnate Word rallies past Zias

CNJ staff SAN ANTONIO — Incarnate Word’s women managed only one lead Monday night — but it came at just the right time. Junior forward Chloe Wallace converted two free throws with 34 seconds left and the Cardinals held on to edge Eastern New Mexico University 58-57 in a Lone Star Conference South Division matchup. […]

ENMU Wednesday basketball capsules — Feb. 9

CNJ staff Men Midwestern State (16-5, 4-3 Lone Star Conference South) at ENMU (9-10, 4-3) When: 8 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9 Last time out: MSU lost at division-leading Tarleton State 68-56 on Saturday, while the Greyhounds routed No. 11 Incarnate Word 84-62 at home. Last meeting: The Mustangs beat the Hounds […]

Hounds upset No. 16 Incarnate Word

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks ENMU guard Versia Hodges is fouled by Incarnate Word’s Chris Johnson in the first half of Saturday’s game at Greyhound Arena. Hodges made the shot and subsequent free throw. By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico correspondent PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University senior Victor Reid came off the bench to […]