ENMU drops four-game matches in tourney

CNJ staff SAN ANTONIO — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team hung close with its opponents Saturday, but the Zias were unable to break through in the season-opening St. Mary’s/ Texas MedClinic Invitational. The Zias (0-4) led in all four games against Missouri Southern, but dropped a 27-25, 22-25, 30-28, 25-18 decision to the […]

Zias dealt two losses in tourney

Freedom New Mexico SAN ANTONIO — Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team dropped a pair of matches Friday in the St. Mary’s/Texas MedClinic Invitational, falling to Augustana (S.D.) 25-21, 25-21, 25-15 and to the host Rattlers 25-16, 25-17, 28-26. Senior Vanessa Wilcox and freshman Sarah Koch each had six kills for the Zias against Augustana, […]

Clovis Christian students recount senior trip

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Courtesy photo Clovis Christian seniors From left to right: Joel Glikas, Jonny White, Keeson Bell, Whitney Miller, Shaina Pool, Heather Urban, Amanda Riley, Cristen Woofford, Melody King, Michelle Cherry, Liz Cherry and Luke Ware. By Keely McDowell: CNJ staff writer Most of the Clovis Christian Schools graduating seniors traveled to San Antonio and Padre Island […]

Local teens worried about license changes

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Antonio Martinez said he looks forward to getting his driver’s license when he turns 16 years old. But Gov. Bill Richardson’s new education initiatives has the Marshall Middle School seventh-grader worried he might have to wait a little longer to get it. Starting next school year, New Mexico eighth-graders […]

February 26, 2008 Military Digest

Madrid Air Force Airman Fabian J. Madrid has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Sylvia Madrid of Clovis. Madrid is a 2006 graduate of Clovis High School. Thompson Air Force Airman Crystal A. Thompson has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air […]

Zias’ games postponed due to cold

Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s softball doubleheader against College of the Southwest at Zia Softball Field was postponed Tuesday due to cold weather, and rescheduled for noon today. The Zias (2-3) picked up their second consecutive win in the season-opening St. Mary’s Classic on Sunday in San Antonio, edging Texas A&M-International […]

Dec. 16, 2007 Engagments

Dela Rosa/Dunn Felix and Norma Dela Rosa of Lubbock announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Linda Dela Rosa of Lubbock, to William H. Dunn of San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Lennis and Rose Ellen Dunn of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows Dec. 22, 2007, at First United Methodist […]

Ground water may be metered

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer TEXICO —All of southeastern New Mexico will soon fall under a critical management area that could impose metering on ground water, according to State Engineer John D’Antonio. D’Antonio spoke Wednesday at the New Mexico Rural Water Authority meeting about how the state’s newly created Water Cabinet will change application […]

Homeless man’s tall tale worth cash

By Grant McGee: Local columnist I was thinking about homeless folks the other day because I saw a guy with a backpack strolling out of the Clovis rail yard. It set my mind a-wandering. Songs have been written as have passages in The Good Book about lending a hand to someone in need because it […]

Traversing Texas truly global experience

By Grant McGee: Local columnist The Lady of the House was surfing the Internet and stumbled across The International Accordion Festival in San Antonio, Texas. We had to go. Don’t ask me why, but I just think accordions are cool. I’ll learn to play one in my next lifetime. So last Friday we rolled out […]

Estrada, Audenago “Nago”

Audenago “Nago” Estrada, 48, of Texico, died Saturday, May 6, 2006, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Jan. 23, 1957, in Apaceo Nieves, Zacatecas, Mexico to Antonio Estrada and BaceLisa Hidrogo. He married Maria Eva Velasquez on Jan. 26, 1978, in Mexico. He was a laborer and a member of San Jose […]

Balbuena, Antonio

Antonio Balbuena, 44, died Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at University Medical Center, Lubbock. He was born Dec. 26, 1961, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Andrea and Antonio Balbuena. He grew up in Portales where he attended school. He then began working for local dairies. On March 15, 1986, he married Donna Balbuena. He later worked for […]

2/22 Military digest

Light Air Force Airman Lainey C. Light has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. She is the daughter of LaRene Whitehead of Portales. The airman is a 2004 graduate of Portales High School. Workheiser Air Force Airman Jason M. Workheiser has graduated from basic military training at Lackland […]

Taylor, Dixie

Dixie Irene Taylor, 61, of San Antonio, Texas, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005, in San Antonio. She worked in the banking industry for 29 years. She was also employed as a certified nursing aide and worked in the printing industry for the last decade. Family members said she was a loving wife and grandmother. Survivors […]

Johnson, Viola M.

Viola Mae Johnson, 75, of San Antonio, Texas, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at her home in San Antonio. She was born Jan. 2, 1930, in St. Louis, Mo., to Jerome and Viola E. Repp Warner. She married Joe Johnson on Jan. 7, 1948, in Weatherford, Texas. She was a homemaker. Family members said she […]

Salas, Richard

Richard Salomon Salas, 40, of Clovis, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born June 10, 1965, in Clovis to Jose Guadalupe and Alice Sena Salas. He was a contractor who specialized in Southwest design. He was a member of Son of the Legionnaires and American Legion Post 25. Family […]

Wendall Travis Tate

Mr. Wendall Travis Tate, 80, of Clovis, died Sept. 30, 2005 at his home in Clovis. He was born on April 22, 1925, in Clovis to Vernon and Ada Tate. He was the youngest boy of 11 children. He graduated from Ranchvale in 1942. He was selected to attend San Antonio Aviation Cadet Center in […]

Cordova, Julian

Julian Cordova Services: Have been held. Julian Jose Cordova, 84, of Logan, died Friday, July 29, 2005, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Amarillo. He was born on Jan. 10, 1921, in Logan. He was a member of the San Antonio Catholic Church, the Society de Padre Nuestro Senor in Logan, and the Guadalupe G. […]

Quintero, Antonio

Antonio Quintero Service: Have been held. Mr. Antonio C. Quintero, 87, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born July 16, 1917, to Ramona and Pedro Quintero in Celaya, Gaunajuato, Mexico. He grew up in Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico, where he attended school. At an early age he began […]

Moreno , Paula

C Services: Have been held. Paula “Marie” Moreno, 71, of Clovis, died Tuesday, May 10, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Sept. 20, 1933, in Clovis, to Tom and Paula Trujillo. She married Jose Robert Moreno on July 21, 1950, in Clovis. She worked for Curry County in the clerk’s […]