St. Mary’s rallies past Zias

CNJ Staff SAN ANTONIO — Senior forward Ashton Benford scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and St. Mary’s recovered from a slow start to beat Eastern New Mexico University 65-52 Tuesday night in The Rattlers’ New Year’s Classic. Benford shot 10-for-17 from the field, and the Rattlers (11-1) also got 12 points and nine […]

New year to be full of ups, downs

Freedom New Mexico N ew Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are

Ringing in the New Year

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks BJ Bernet of Clovis and her daughter Tessa toast with punch during the Mayor’s New Year’s Gala on Wednesday at the Clovis Civic Center. Bernet brought her daughter to the event since her husband is deployed and isn’t due back until later this The first Mayor’s New Year’s Gala was […]

Police questioning delayed by mix-up

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Veronica Galvan surrendered to police Dec. 25. A mix-up between police and the Curry County Adult Detention Center delayed the questioning of a woman Clovis police say is a key witness in the Dec. 20 killing of Elizabeth McAdams. Capt. Patrick Whitney said Veronica Galvan turned herself in to an officer at the police department […]

State plans overhaul of math and science curriculums

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The state Public Education Department wants to raise the level of math and science curriculums in schools throughout the state to compete in a global environment. And the department wants to accomplish this by the year 2012. To meet that goal, the department established the math and science council […]

Zias beat Texas A&M-International 89-75

CNj staff SAN ANTONIO — Sophomore Cat Clay’s career-best 28 points led four Eastern New Mexico players in double figures and the Zias beat Texas A&M-International 89-75 Wednesday in St. Mary’s New Year’s Classic. The Zias (8-6) managed a split in the two-day event after losing to the host Rattlers 65-52 on Tuesday. Clay went […]

Fugitive Noe Torres calls newspaper again

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Noe Torres is wanted in connection with a 2005 homicide in Clovis. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Fugitive Noe Torres admits he was in the company of convicted child-killer Edward Salas the day 10-year-old Carlos Perez was shot. He denies being anywhere near the scene of the killing. The 29-year-old homicide suspect called a […]

Air Force and Houston set to meet again

Air Force News Service FORT WORTH, Texas — Houston coach Kevin Sumlin had a simple answer when asked Sunday if his Cougars were able to concentrate fully the first time they met Air Force this season. “No,” the first-year coach said after a practice at TCU — the Cougars’ second-to-last before their rematch with the […]

Air Force names Athlete of the Year

USAF photo Former Air Force track and field standout 2nd Lt. Dana Pounds has been named the 2008 Female Athlete of the Year. A member of the World Class Athlete Program, she currently is ranked second in the nation and 34th in the world in the javelin. Air Force News Service SAN ANTONIO — Former […]

Path to religion can be difficult

By Anita Doberman: Cannon Connections columnist I

Jan. 3 -Jan. 5 Movie Schedule

Friday 7 p.m. — Transporter 3, PG-13

Dec. 31 -Jan. 6 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Wednesday: 7 p.m. to 3 a.m., New Year’s Eve celebration. Thursday: Closed Friday: No menu information available Monday: No menu information available Tuesday: No menu information available Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Closed Friday: Fish Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken The End Zone 11 a.m.: Wednesday: Green chili […]

Dec. 31 -Jan. 6 What's Happening

Wednesday New Year’s Eve party — 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., Cannon Lanes. Ticket price includes snacks, unlimited bowling, shoe rental, party favors and breakfast. Information or to purchase tickets: 784-2280. New Year’s Eve celebration — 7 p.m., The Landing. Event includes dinner and late night entertainment. Breakfast and champagne offered at midnight. Information: 784-2853.

BAH increase spurs local housing market

By Gabriel Monte: Cannon Connections Weichert Realtors owner Carolyn Spence likes a sudden surge in real estate sales. But it

Dec. 31 Commander's Action Line

Can you use an officially issued cell phone while driving military installations? Thank you for the action line submission. Whether operating a privately owned or government vehicle and using either a personal or government phone, the hazards are still the same. Joint Traffic Regulation AFI 31-218 (I) para 4-2 Installation Traffic codes states: (3) Driver […]

Airmen, police team up for annual Shop with a Cop

USAF photo: Airman 1st Class Evelyn Chavez 27th Special Operations Security Forces airmen joined with Clovis police officers during the Shop with a Cop program on Dec. 22. The annual program teams local police and Cannon security forces airmen to help children spend a donated $100 gift card.

Police waiting for test on possible blood evidence

CNJ staff Suspected blood taken from the clothing of a suspect in the Dec. 20 killing of Elizabeth McAdams is being examined at a state crime lab, according to Clovis police. It could take three or four days to process the evidence and might also be delayed because of the holidays, Capt. Patrick Whitney said […]

A cowboy’s New Year’s resolution

by Glenda Price My friend Jubal is a wise cowboy. He’s spent a great deal of time in the boonies, for a while on his homestead in west central New Mexico and later in various line-cabins on big ranches. He doesn’t run off at the mouth, as they say, but when he does speak all […]

Police: Fugitive likes media attention

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Noe Torres has made least three calls to law enforcement in the last year. He is wanted in connected with the 2005 shooting death of a 10-year-old Clovis boy. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Investigators are beginning to believe fugitive homicide suspect Noe Torres is playing games and enjoying media attention in the three […]

Jan. 2, 2009

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? Enjoy part three of our annual look back at things that made us laugh in 2008. • SEPTEMBER – Beverly Hills residents suffered more coyote attacks on their pets Monday. The coyotes deploy females in heat to lure dogs outside, then devour them. In their own defense the coyotes […]