Religion Digest: Church sponsors New Year’s ball

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer The Hillside Christian Church in Amarillo is sponsoring the Texas Star Ball for singles and married couples Dec. 31. The New Year’s Eve festivities will include dinner and dancing. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. (CST) in the HCC Student Ministry Building at 6100 Soncy Drive in Amarillo. The dress […]

Day Trip: Parks can help make fun finale for summer

With summer winding down, families are looking to squeeze that last little bit of fun from summer. A quick way to do that on a day trip would be a visit to an area amusement park. Casel-Land Fun Center Located on the outskirts of Clovis, Casel-Land Fun Center includes a go-cart track, 18-hole miniature golf […]

Reunions 7/30

Clovis Class of ‘86 Clovis High School class of 1986 will celebrate its 20-year class reunion Friday and Saturday. The cost is $45 per person or $75 per couple. Registration is 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Guadalajara Restaurant on the patio. On Saturday, a family picnic will be from 10 a.m. to noon […]

5/14 Reunions

USS Missouri The 33rd reunion of the USS Missouri (BB-63) Association is Aug. 31 to Sept. 4 in Portland, Maine. All veterans and interested parties are invited to attend. For more information, contact Herb Fahr, membership chairman, at (516) 931-1759 or mobb63mo@aol.com.

Police accuse Clovis man of sexual contact with teen

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A 49-year-old Clovis man accused of having sexual contact with a 13-year-old boy was arrested Thursday, according to police. Paul Bergman was charged with four counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor, three counts of sexual contact of a minor and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. […]

4/19 Local roundup

Division asks other groups be contacted The Clovis Vector Control Division does not normally respond to bee complaints, and recommends residents contact private pest-control companies, according to a press release from the division. Only in an emergency should the Vector Control Division be contacted regarding bees, the release said. The division specializes in vectors, or […]

Education digest: 4/6

Today through Saturday: There will be a dance concert at 8 p.m. in the Eastern New Mexico University’s University Theatre Center, Mainstage. Today: The Zia Elementary Spring Musical will be held at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the Zia Gym. Today and Friday: The Clovis High School Band’s spring concert will be held at […]

Day Trip: Sacramento mountains, Ruidoso invite you to 60th annual Aspenfest

Mike Jimenez: Freedom Newspapers The Sacramento mountains are waiting for you in the cool pines of Ruidoso during the weekend of Oct. 1-2 for the town’s annual Aspenfest weekend. There will be plenty of events throughout the weekend to keep you busy, and cool at the same time. Where is it? Ruidoso is approximately 160 […]

8/25 Education Digest

ENMU begins fall semester Monday PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University in Portales will begin the fall semester on Monday. The last day to register is Sept. 2. The semester ends on Dec. 16. Currently enrolled students may register online at http: www.enmu.edu. New students should contact the advising center at 562-2338. — Compiled by […]

Initiative would help emergency personnel locate contacts for accident victims

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CNJ Illustration: Eric Kluth By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A nationwide initiative is under way to help emergency personnel locate next-of-kin and emergency contacts for incapacitated victims in those critical moments following an accident, officials say. The idea is simple: Mobile phone users place emergency contact information in their phone’s contact numbers under the […]