State voters speak up

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Gage Adair, 2, plays with his hat in the voter booth as his grandfather Glen Adair, both of Clovis, votes Saturday during early voting at the Curry County Courthouse. (staff photo: Eric Kluth) Staff and wire reports The marathon campaign season in New Mexico ends Tuesday. As of Saturday night 36 percent of Curry County’s […]

‘HYPE’ to counter Moore film

By Mike Linn: CNJ staff writer Clovis Community College officials are inviting students to view a movie on Monday that contradicts Fahrenheit 9/11, the anti-Bush film shown Thursday that garnered numerous calls from students, teachers and community members who thought the viewing was in poor taste. FahrenHYPE 9/11, which challenges filmmaker Michael Moore’s anti-Bush documentary, […]

Curry County sample ballot

General Election Nov. 2, 2004 In the Senate, House and county commission district races, only the precincts listed will be voting on these candidates U.S. President and Vice President (All Curry County precincts) • (Democrat) John Kerry and John Edwards • (Republican) George W. Bush and Dick Cheney • (Green) David Cobb and Patricia LaMarche […]

Curry County election day precincts

CNJ STAFF REPORTS Early voting at the Curry County Courthouse has ended. Precincts 1-37 and voting locations in Curry County for the Nov. 2 election are as follows: 1. Broadview Fire Department, 3868 SR 209 2. Pleasant Hill Fire Department, 304 SR 77 3. Ranchvale Elementary, 1606 SR 311 4. Melrose City Hall, 105 E. […]

Parmer County election day precincts

Precincts and voting locations in Parmer County for the Nov. 2 election are as follows: Precints Precinct 101 Calvary Baptist Church 1500 Cleveland Friona, Texas Precinct 201 Bovina EMS Building 109 3rd Street Bovina, Texas Precinct 202 Friona Community Center 601 W. 15th Street Friona, Texas Precinct 203 Rhea Community Center Rhea Community Highway FM […]

Parmer County sample ballot

Parmer County Sample Ballot President and Vice President • (Republican) George W. Bush and Dick Cheyney • (Democrat) John F. Kerry and John Edwards • (Libertarian)Michael Badnarik and Richard V. Campagna United States Representative, District 19 • (Republican) Randy Nergebauer • (Democrat) Charles W. Stenholm • (Libertarian) Richard Peterson Railroad Commissioner • (Republican) Victor G. […]

Bailey County sample ballot

Bailey County Sample Ballot President and Vice President • (Republican)George W. Bushand Dick Cheney • (Democrat) John F. Kerry and John Edwards • (Libertarian) Michael Badnaric and Richard V. Campagna United States Represetnative, District 19 • (Republican) Randy Neugebauer • (Democrat) Charles W. Stenholm • (Libertarian) Anthony Garcia Railroad Commissioner • (Republican)Victor G. Carillo • […]

Roosevelt County sample ballot

Offices Affiliation Candidate President and Vice President (All Roosevelt County Residents) • (Democrat) John F. Kerry and John Edwards • (Republican) George W. Bush and Dick Cheney • (Green) David Cobb and Patricia La Marche • (Constitution) Michael Peroutka and Chuck Baldwin • (Libertarian) Michael Badnarik and Richard Campagna • (Independent) Ralph Nader and Peter […]

Former ENMU student gets jail time

COPS AND COURTS District Judge Joe Parker on Friday sentenced a former Eastern New Mexico University student to 19 months in the state Department of Corrections for violating probation, according to a press release from the district attorney’s office. Tiffany Rodgers, 21, was originally ordered to serve six months in jail before being released to […]

Police blotter: Oct. 31,2004

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police were dispatched Oct. 18 to a local school where there was a report of an assault. The victim said she had been provoked by another female student who called her obscenities and generally harassed her. The victim said she would not […]

Educating at home

By Tova Fruchtman: CNJ staff writer Before he started high school two years ago, 16-year-old Jeremiah Schultz wanted to explore what it would be like to go to a public school instead of being homeschooled. “He interviewed teachers, students and peers,” said his mom, Margaret Schultz. He also explored both of the high schools in […]

Fiddler extraordinaire played for governor

By Don McAlvay: Local columnist I’ve lost track of Alva J. Parker. Last I knew he was with his daughter in Farmington. I hope he’s still kicking. Parker won more fiddle contests left-handed than most right-handed fiddle players won. He did not change the order of the fiddle strings. Parker shared his fiddle with his […]

Campus prank goes haywire

By Clyde Davis: Local columnist It began with the “Jack the Ripper” movie. This horror flick, from sometime in the 1930s, contained all of the classic elements that make for a still viable fright-night feature. As the main focus on the campus horror movie evening for Halloween, it was supplemented with “Sorry, Wrong Number” and […]

Candidate profiles — District 63 State Representative

CNJ staff Republican Russell R. Grider and Democrat Jose Campos are running for District 63 State Representative. Name: Jose Campos Occupation: Owner of Joseph’s Bar and Grill Party: Democrat Age: 43 Hometown: Santa Rosa Wife: Christina Rivas Children: Analisa, 18; Andrea, 16; Jose III, 14 Hobbies: History, antique automobiles, scuba diving, golfing, camping, boating, water […]

On the road to salvation

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Doug McGimpsey (left) Gary Ford (center) and pastor Art Evans each played a role in the crosses being erected in Broadview. There are three crosses on the roadside, including one 30 feet high and two others 24 feet tall. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tova Fruchtman: CNJ staff writer During a car ride home, Trenton […]

Everyone is a writer at heart

By Judy Brandon I could call myself a writer. I am smart enough to know that I cannot write professionally for a living. I just enjoy writing to express the emotions, thoughts and ideas of my heart. But in reality, everyone is a writer. A person doesn’t have to have an article published in the […]

Amos — spooky superstititions

By Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, who types poetry by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift, and he shuns punctuation marks – except dashes and hyphens. spooky superstititions weird things have been happening to me recently boss it s like some black cat has been […]

Gonzales, Lugarda Casaus

Lugarda Casaus Gonzales Services: Have been held. Lugarda C. Gonzales, 97, of Fort Sumner, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at her home. She was born on July 21, 1907, in Fort Sumner, to Juan B. and Antonia Sandoval Casaus. She was raised in Fort Sumner where she graduated from high school. She married Pablo Gonzales […]

Nine apply for county manager position

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer The Curry County manager’s office is on the cusp of a regime change, and the seated county commissioners have never been through this process before. Commissioners have not formally discussed the applicants or the transition process, but when they meet again on Tuesday they will introduce their ideas for […]

Monster hobby

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Lisa Marrow said it took three days to decorate the inside and outside of her home for Halloween. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tova Fruchtman: CNJ staff writer Ghosts hang among pots on an overhead rack, a cauldron full of candy sits atop a counter in the kitchen, a bat dangles from a light fixture, […]