CCC celebrates Brown v. Board

Reporter’s Notebook Clovis Community College adopted a resolution Wednesday recognizing the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark decision that changed the face of education in America. On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its unanimous decision that “separate educational facilities are inherently […]

Brown, Floyd Lee

Floyd Lee Brown Services: Have been held. Floyd Lee Brown, 77, of Friona died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at Baptist/St. Anthony’s Hospital in Amarillo. He was born on Nov. 29, 1926, in Thrift, Texas, to Noble Allen and Elzora Potts Brown. He married Billie King on July 9, 1950, in Bellview. He moved to Deaf […]

Kingsville hands Hounds first South loss

CNJ STAFF KINGSVILLE, Texas — Senior guard Will Brown scored the final nine points in a game-opening 13-0 run and Texas A&M-Kingsville went on to beat Eastern New Mexico University 77-69 Saturday afternoon in Lone Star Conference South Division men’s basketball. Brown led four Javelinas in double figures with 23 points as TAMK (12-6, 3-0 […]

Zias hold off Commerce, surpass 2002-03 win total

CNJ STAFF COMMERCE, Texas — Sophomore Elizabeth Richards hit a key 3-pointer with 1:45 left and freshman Heather Brown and junior Laci Lee each converted 1-and-1 free throw opportunities in the final 32 seconds as Eastern New Mexico University held off Texas A&M-Commerce 79-74 Thursday night in Lone Star Conference South Division women’s basketball. Lee […]

Zia freshman guard thrives in starting role


Hereford High grad Heather Brown is averaging 13 points a game since was inserted into the Zias’ starting lineup six games ago because of an injury. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University freshman guard Heather Brown expected an adjustment coming off the bench this season. She had […]

Zias’ hot shooting overcomes turnover woes


Eastern New Mexico University junior Laci Lee drives to the basket. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Rick White PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico continued its schizophrenic offensive ways, countering splendid shooting with sloppy ball handling in Thursday’s 84-63 win over Tarleton State in a Lone Star Conference women’s crossover game. Jereena Bosket led a […]

Zias ride early lead to crossover win

CNJ STAFF WEATHERFORD, Okla. — Freshman guard Heather Brown hit five 3-pointers and scored 20 points and junior forward Elizabeth Richards added 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead Eastern New Mexico University past Southwestern Oklahoma 81-70 Saturday in a Lone Star Conference women’s crossover game. ENMU (6-7) took the lead on a layup by […]

Zias overhaul Cameron with game-ending 16-2 run

FREEDOM NEWSPAPERS LAWTON, Okla. — Laci Lee scored 22 to lead three Eastern New Mexico University players in double figures, and the Zias used a game-ending 16-2 run to defeat Cameron 65-63 Thursday night in a Lone Star Conference women’s crossover game at Aggie Gym. The Zias (5-7) also got 16 points from Jereena Bosket […]

Urban legend sad example of society

By Walter Williams Literally hundreds of readers informed me that in last week’s column I fell victim to an urban legend. My reference to a Merv Grazinski of Oklahoma City — who set his 32-foot Winnebago on cruise control, left the driver’s seat to brew a cup of coffee, crashed, then sued Winnebago for not […]

Inge, Ida Lou

Ida Lou Inge Services: Have been held. Ida Lou Inge, 75, of Portales, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on Feb. 3, 1928, in Brownfield, Texas, to Minnie Maude and Richard K. Brown. The Brown family moved from Brownfield, Texas, to Portales in a covered wagon when […]