Friday morning briefing: Happy Chinese New Year, a spell down and tragedy on the launch pad

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Happy Chinese New Year Eastern New Mexico University is hosting a Chinese New Year's Banquet at 6 p.m. Feb. 3 in the Campus Union Ballroom. Tickets are $15 and must be reserved today. ENMU has a number of students from China who will share […]

Hounds stun Kingsville with game-ending 13-1 run

ENMU's Devone Davis tries to draw a charge on Kingsville's Ryan Layssard during Thursday's game at Greyhound Arena. PORTALES — Things didn't go well at all for Eastern New Mexico University's men Thursday night — until it mattered most. Trailing by 12 points with less than eight minutes remaining, the Greyhounds finished the game on […]

Hounds stun Kingsville with game-ending 13-1 run

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Joshua Lucero: FNM correspondent ENMU’s Devone Davis tries to draw a charge on Kingsville’s Ryan Layssard during Thursday’s game at Greyhound Arena. By Dave Wagner: Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Things didn’t go well at all for Eastern New Mexico University’s men Thursday night — until it mattered most. Trailing by 12 points with less […]

Cannon construction

Pergola at the Drop Zone Repair Liberty Pool Fitness center As Cannon Air Force Base, continues to grow, various construction projects have been implemented to accommodate the base's rapidly growing demands. The 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provided the information and updates for high profile projects occurring around […]

Fishing report: Jan. 27

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

Fishing report: Jan. 27

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Charette Lakes — The lake has closed for the season and will reopen […]

BAH rates increase

MCT illustration Christina Calloway The Department of Defense’s Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) given to service members living off base increased in 2012 and officials at Cannon Air Force Base public affairs say allowances are expected to increase every year based on the housing market. BAH is based on geographic duty location, pay grade, and […]

BAH rates increase

The Department of Defense's Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) given to service members living off base increased in 2012 and officials at Cannon Air Force Base public affairs say allowances are expected to increase every year based on the housing market. BAH is based on geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. According to […]

Kingsville post too much for Zias

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Tony Bullocks: Freedom New Mexico ENMU freshman Jasmine Johnson pulls up for a jumper over Texas A&M-Kingsville freshman Ashley Benavides in the first half of Thursday night’s game at Greyhound Arena. By Dave Wagner: Freedom New Mexico

Kingsville post too much for Zias

ENMU freshman Jasmine Johnson pulls up for a jumper over Texas A&M-Kingsville freshman Ashley Benavides in the first half of Thursday night's game at Greyhound Arena. jumper in the first half of Thursday's game at Greyhound Arena. PORTALES — Jackie Stanley didn't play the first time Texas A&M-Kingsville and Eastern New Mexico University's women met. […]

Local candidates introduced at forum

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Tim Ashley of the High Plains Patriots, right, addresses the crowd at the Masters Center conference room. The organization sponsored a forum to meet the candidates for the March 6 municipal election. Kevin Wilson A first chance to meet candidates for the March 6 municipal election dealt with driver’s licenses […]

Local candidates introduced at forum

Tim Ashley of the High Plains Patriots, right, addresses the crowd at the Masters Center conference room. The organization sponsored a forum to meet the candidates for the March 6 municipal election. A first chance to meet candidates for the March 6 municipal election dealt with driver's licenses for illegal immigration, quality of life and […]

No meaning behind Constitution

Kent McManigal

I’m not a big fan of the U.S. Constitution because, as has been pointed out by numerous observers for well over a century, it either established the criminal government we now suffer with, or it did nothing to prevent it. That doesn’t mean it is worthless, though. I think it is useful for illustrating which […]

No meaning behind Constitution

I'm not a big fan of the U.S. Constitution because, as has been pointed out by numerous observers for well over a century, it either established the criminal government we now suffer with, or it did nothing to prevent it. That doesn't mean it is worthless, though. I think it is useful for illustrating which […]

‘America the Beautiful’ makes better anthem

Freedom New Mexico A nother major sporting event, another national anthem conflict. This time it wasn’t some disrespectful leftist butchering “The Star Spangled Banner,” then grabbing her crotch and spitting on the ground as Roseanne Barr did before a baseball game. Instead, it was American rock legend and “American Idol” judge Steven Tyler — a […]

‘America the Beautiful’ makes better anthem

A nother major sporting event, another national anthem conflict. This time it wasn't some disrespectful leftist butchering "The Star Spangled Banner," then grabbing her crotch and spitting on the ground as Roseanne Barr did before a baseball game. Instead, it was American rock legend and "American Idol" judge Steven Tyler — a flag-waving conservative Republican. […]

Religion feature: Pastor awarded for work with youth

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CNJ staff photo: Benna Sayyed Pastor Clyde Davis surveys an area in his office at the First Presbyterian Church in Clovis to hang the Celtic Cross award plaque he received Sunday. The award symbolizes Davis’ service to youth in the community. Benna Sayyed Throughout his career as a teacher and pastor Clyde Davis has used […]

Religion feature: Pastor awarded for work with youth

Pastor Clyde Davis surveys an area in his office at the First Presbyterian Church in Clovis to hang the Celtic Cross award plaque he received Sunday. The award symbolizes Davis' service to youth in the community. Pastor Clyde Davis admires his Celtic Cross award medallion, which he'll wear over his pastoral robes during Sunday service. […]

Clovis zoo has baby giraffe

Clovis' Hillcrest Park Zoo has a new resident. A female giraffe, already 6 feet tall, was born about 9 p.m. Wednesday night, officials said. Clovis' Hillcrest Park Zoo has a new resident. A female giraffe, already 6 feet tall, was born about 9 p.m. Wednesday night, officials said. The Clovis zoo's newest arrival was somewhat […]

Friday morning briefing: Happy Chinese New Year, a spell down and tragedy on the launch pad

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Happy Chinese New Year Eastern New Mexico University is hosting a Chinese New Year’s Banquet at 6 p.m. Feb. 3 in the Campus Union Ballroom. Tickets are $15 and must be reserved today. ENMU has a number of students from China who will share […]