South squads fall in all-star games

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent Some coaches are lucky enough to coach their own kids in the last regular game of a high school career. Texico’s Richard Luscombe and Clovis’ J.D. Isler took it a step further on Thursday. Both got to coach their sons in an all-star game to cap their time together on […]

Aug. 1 2008 Sports Briefs

Saturday Family Fun Night — 5 p.m. to midnight. Cannon Lanes. Light above lanes will be turned off. Monday Youth Jamboree — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cannon Lanes. Includes bowling, shoes, instruction and hot dog basket. Nine hole golf scramble — 5 p.m. shotgun start. Whispering Winds Golf Course. Two person scramble. Entry fee […]

Clovis’ Baskett ‘a weapon’

Who’s hot?

VA services online

Air Force Link San Antonio — The Department of Veterans Affairs is offering a new online service, My HealtheVet, which is a gateway to veteran health benefits and services. It provides access to trusted health information, links to federal and VA benefits and resources, the Personal Health Journal and online VA prescription refill service. In […]

Air Force, N.M. partner for green projects

McClatchy Newspapers: Jill Johnson The Air Force, the city of Clovis and New Mexico state officials have agreed to pursue a wind energy project. Air Force Link Santa Fe — Air Force officials signed several agreements July 24 with the governor of New Mexico that will add up to 245 megawatts of additional renewable energy […]

Retiree directs aviation course

Cannon Connections: Karl Terry Robert Elliott, a former Cannon Air Force Base airman, was hired in June as the director for ENMU’s aviation science program. By Gabriel Monte: Cannon Connections Robert Elliott doubts that he’ll ever meet his students in person. With his computer serving as a virtual classroom, Elliott will teach online courses in […]

CAFB movie schedule

Friday 7 p.m. — “The Incredible Hulk,” PG-13 Saturday 4 p.m. —

Flirting not always so innocent

By Anita Doberman: Cannon Connections You would think flirting would be something I gave more thought to in my single days, than my married ones. Not so. While I’ve never been one to bat my eyelashes to get my way, I am now more aware of flirting than ever precisely because I’m married. Now, I’m […]

Consider Tricare when going on vacation

By Kristen Ward: TriWest Healthcare Alliance You worked hard all year, spent time planning your vacation and are now looking forward to some time away from home, whether it be in the mountains, at the beach or overseas. While you’re counting down the days until you leave and crossing off items on your to-do list, […]

Aug. 1, 2008 What's Happening

Friday First Friday Family Fun Night — Event includes buffet dinner, movie and games. $5 members and children 10 and under free. $10.95 non-members and children 12 and under $4.95. Latino Late Night Party — 9.m. to 3 a.m. The End Zone. Free for members and $5 for non-members.

Aug. 1, 2008 Cannon Community

Back to School Tax Holiday

ENMU alumnus appears in films, TV

By Mickey Winfield It may surprise many Portales residents who frequently browse the latest new releases at their favorite local video store, that they can actually rent a movie, or a television show featuring an Eastern New Mexico University theater alumni. But if your local video store of choice is Landall’s Box Office, on Portales’ […]

Lady of the House raising stink

By Grant McGee: CNJ columnist The Lady of the House wants me to start using deodorant. Um, I should clarify that. The Lady of the House wants me to start using deodorant instead of antiperspirant. It seems most antiperspirants use some kind of aluminum compound to keep a body from sweating. She says we don’t […]

Obama’s lack of experience hurts campaign

Freedom New Mexico Presumptive Democratic candidate Barack

Residents request overpass repair, drag strip at city meeting

CNJ staff Public input at Thursday’s city Infrastructure and Capital Improvement Plan meeting included repairs to the Hull Street Overpass and building a drag strip at Ned Houk Park. ICIP is a planning document in which the city lists its top projects or purchases, according to Carole Moreno, the city’s grant writer. The list is […]

Inaugural state 42 championship set for Saturday

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Jerry Whitney of Texico shows off Thursday, what could be a great hand in the upcoming inaugural New Mexico state 42 championship this Saturday at the Texico Community Center. By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent As a resident of Houston, Jerry Whitney had been to the Texas 42 dominoes championships in […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Youth granted wish to meet Earnhardt Jr.

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CNJ staff photo: Gabriel Monte Timothy Williams, center, and his family will travel in October to Atlanta, Ga., to meet Dale Earnhardt Jr., who is Timothy’s favorite NASCAR driver. The Kid’s Wish Network and donations from local organizations made Timothy’s trip possi Timothy Williams can’t wait to meet his hero, Dale Earnhardt Jr. But the […]

CAFB clinic closed Monday

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When can we really accept God’s grace?

By Curtis K. Shelburne: Religion columnist I keep wondering: What does it take for human beings to truly know God’s grace as something much more than theoretical? I know. Most Christians talk a lot about God’s grace. We dissect it in Bible studies. We say we believe in it. We claim to know it as […]

Clovis man aims to turn lives around

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CNJ staff photo Martin Martinez works at the Animal Control Center in Clovis and on the weekends minsters at the Curry County Detention Center, the Lighthouse Mission and the Beacon of Light. By Keely McDowell: CNJ staff writer Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series of stories about church volunteers. After turning to […]