Education column: Many guidance opportunities available

These days there are many opportunities for students seeking guidance and direction. In addition to our counselors at Clovis High School — working with students n academics, as well as careers — another great source of student help can be found on campus: Adrian White, Community Education & Resource Development liaison, or, as White suggests, […]

Area district tournaments

(Seeds in parentheses) BOYS District 4-5A Thursday (3) Carlsbad at (2) Hobbs, 7 p.m. Saturday Championship at (1) Clovis, 8 p.m. District 4-3A Tuesday Seeding playoff at Roswell Portales 57, Lovington 48 Thursday (3) Ruidoso at (2) Lovington, 7 p.m. Saturday Championship at (1) Portales, 7 p.m. District 4-2A Tuesday (4) Clayton 46, (3) Tucumcari […]

Lady Cats earn top seed in 4-5A meet

ROSWELL — Clovis High's girls didn't waste any time taking control of Tuesday's District 4-5A seeding tiebreaker. The Lady Wildcats scored the game's first 10 points, led by as many as 14, and weathered Hobbs comeback attempts down the stretch for a 52-40 victory at Roswell High. Hobbs (22-5) will now host third-seeded Carlsbad on […]

ENMU baseball team ranked ninth in region

Eastern New Mexico University's baseball team is ranked ninth this week in the NCAA Division II South Central Region poll. The Greyhounds (11-2) are one of five Lone Star Conference teams in the top 10, joined by Incarnate Word (9-1) at No. 2, Angelo State (10-5) at No. 4, Texas A&M-Kingsville (11-3) at No. 5 […]

ENMU basketball capsules – Feb. 27

MEN ENMU (11-13, 8-8 Lone Star Conference at Tarleton State (16-8, 9-7) • When: 7 p.m. (MST) today at Stephenville, Texas • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9 • Last time out: Both played on Saturday. The Greyhounds beat Incarnate Word 86-70 at home, while the Texans upended league champion Midwestern State 75-60 in Stephenville. • Last meeting: […]

Superintendent unlikely to change graduation date

Clovis Municipal Schools Superintendent Terry Myers said he's unlikely to budge about not changing the date of the Clovis High School graduation despite a conflict with state's spring athletic championships. "I'm not going to change something that affects a large number of people to all of a sudden benefit a few," Myers said at Tuesday's […]

K-Bob’s plan: Well done by May

Business partners Ed Tinsley and Sid Strebeck were all smiles Tuesday as they walked through the partially completed K-Bob's Steakhouse building, envisioning about what the finished product will look like. Construction of the restaurant, which was scheduled to reopen as early as October and now tentatively set for May, has had numerous setbacks. CNJ staff […]

Police Blotter: Feb. 27, 2013

Here is a sampling of, sheriff and fire calls for: Monday 4:35 a.m.: Caller requested public assistance, 400 block of North Lea Street. 4:45 a.m.: Caller requested public assistance, Prince Street and Wilhite Road. 7:38 a.m.: Caller reported a dispute, 1100 block of Edwards Street. 8:22 a.m.: Caller reported trespassing, 1000 block of Mitchell Street. […]

USDA February Ag Report

Snippets from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's monthly ag report for February. Number of farms, and land in farms UNITED STATES: The number of farms in the United States in 2012 is estimated at 2.2 million, down 11,630 farms from 2011. Total land in farms, at 914 million acres, decreased 3 million acres from 2011. […]

Blizzard takes life of Clovis farmer

Even though he was 81 years old, it came as no surprise to family members that when Monday's blizzard hit, Elbert Mitchell grabbed a shovel and headed out to clear the driveway. Concerned for his safety, Beulah Mitchell asked him to come inside, but she said he told her he was almost through. Elbert Mitchell […]