Rangeland still waiting for rain

Lane Grau of Grady has sold about 30 percent of his cattle over the last couple years because his land could not support grazing. CNJ staff photo: Kevin Baird Lane Grau kneels down to get a better look at the dead turf on his property. He estimates one-third of the turf on his rangeland has […]

Positions open on tax advisory board

The City of Clovis has the following positions available for appointment/reappointment on the Economic Development Tax Advisory Board: Representative District 3, Representative District 4, Utility Service Provider and Representative Living Outside the City of Clovis. The EDTA Board makes recommendations to the Clovis City Commission regarding the disbursement of economic development tax funds. For more […]

What’s happening - April 28

Today Joe's Boot Shop Calf Roping Event — 9 a.m., 1900 E. Brady Ave., Curry County Events Center. Tickets: $10. Information: 935-7000. Curry County Outlaws Live— 2 p.m., 4701 N. Prince St., Wheatfields Senior Living Community. Free admission. Information: 762-8700. Monday Bank of Clovis CHS Senior Honors Banquet — 6 p.m., 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis […]

Ag department extends claims process

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended the voluntary claims process for Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who claim discrimination by the USDA in past decades. Those who file a claim by Wednesday will be considered for a cash payment or for loan forgiveness. According to John Padalino, the USDA rural utilities acting administrator, […]

Police blotter - April 28

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Friday Caller reported: 12:36 a.m.: Suspicious circumstances, 3200 block of North Prince Street. 1:15 a.m.: Suspicious circumstances, 1000 block of North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. 4:05 a.m.: Domestic in progress, 3100 block of Ross Street. 6:35 a.m.: Animal complaint, 1200 block of Calhoun […]

Zias dealt 11-3 loss in finale at Cameron

LAWTON, Okla. — After being eliminated from a chance to make the Lone Star Conference softball tournament in Friday's doubleheader loss, Eastern New Mexico University just couldn't get up for Saturday's season finale. Cameron scored six runs in the first inning, shut down a potential comeback bid in the third and went on to an […]

CHS tracksters qualify three

ALAMOGORDO — Running with less than full squads, Clovis High qualified three new events for Class 5A state competition, with the boys finishing second and the girls third in Friday's Alamogordo qualifier track meet. The boys finished with 73 points, trailing only Alamogordo — team standings were not available. Rio Rancho Cleveland won the girls […]

Results of EPAC track meet

Thursday at Melrose Boys Team standings: 1. Texico 146; 2. Fort Sumner 73; 3. Eunice 69 3/5; 4. Logan 61; 5. Tatum 41 1/5; 6. Melrose 16; 7. Dora 15; 8. Floyd 11; 9. San Jon 10; 10. Clovis Christian 6; 11. Grady 2. High point individual: Michael Giannini, Fort Sumner 20. Field events Long […]

Lady Rams win district with sweep

LOVINGTON — Senior Summer Martinez cracked a pair of two-run homers in the opener and pitched a three-hit complete game in the nightcap on Friday as the Portales Lady Rams wrapped up the District 4-3A softball title with a 15-1, 10-3 sweep of rival Lovington. Portales (18-5, 6-0 district) led just 2-1 in the third […]

Cats victimized by perfect game

CARLSBAD — Junior left-hander Caleb Prentiss got plenty of support from his teammates Friday night. He didn't need much. Prentiss tossed a six-inning perfect game as Carlsbad beat Clovis High 10-0 in the first game of a District 4-5A baseball doubleheader. The Cavemen also won the nightcap 14-1, clinching the district title. Clovis (8-16, 1-5 […]