Bail short-lived for accomplice suspect

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A Clovis man awaiting sentencing as an accessory to murder was released briefly from the Curry County Adult Detention Center on Friday . Eric Duran, 27, was released when he posted a $120,000 surety bond for his release. After learning of Duran’s release, the district attorney’s office filed a […]

Hounds play WT to scoreless tie

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West Texas A&M University freshman Eric Smith leaps over Eastern New Mexico University freshman Andrew Perez during the first half of Tuesday’s game in Portales. ENMU and West Texas played to a scoreless tie after two overtimes. (Staff photo: Eric Kl By Dave Wagner@link.freedom.com PORTALES — If a tie is like kissing your sister, neither […]

Life imitates movie

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Hailey Grimes of Farwell was one of several area residents who portrayed basketball players Saturday at Rock Staubus Gymnasium during the filming of “Believe in Me.” (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin Twelve-hour days, extended periods of boredom, sporadic outbreaks of basketball and the occasional twisted ankle. Life has been tough for the basketball […]

Greenwalt out for season

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Cisti Greenwalt is the school record holder for career blocks in at Texas Tech. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Rick White Clovis’ Cisti Greenwalt didn’t have long to enjoy one of her finest moments at Texas Tech. Three days after setting the school record for career blocks, the 6-foot-5 junior fractured her right ankle […]