Zias sign soccer player

CNJ staff Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer coach Travis McCorkle has announced the signing of forward-wing Alicia Cunningham to a letter of intent for the 2007 season. Cunningham lettered in soccer for three years at Sandia, earning second-team all-district honors in 2005. A National Honor Society member at Sandia, Cunningham plans to major in […]

Preventing bribery means reducing government

Freedom Newspapers To paraphrase Lord Acton, Big Government corrupts, and absolute Big Government corrupts absolutely. In the case of former Rep. Randy “Duke” Cunningham, R-Calif., who pleaded guilty Monday to accepting $2.4 million in bribes from defense companies, the corruption was reported to have included Persian carpets, silver candelabras, a Rolls-Royce, antique furniture, travel and […]

Casting call draws amazing candidates

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — While Hillary Boerio of Portales was singing “Amazing Graze” at the downtown square, there were interviews being conducted for “The Amazing Race” CBS show at Big Valley Auto. The Portales Fire Department held a water cannon competition to go with the Christian music, water volleyball, balloons and snow […]

No. 3 Cibola looking for first district win

By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Cibola’s stay at the top didn’t last long. Clovis regained the top spot in this week’s Albuquerque Journal Coaches’ Poll, a combination of the Wildcats starting District 4-5A play with a pair of wins while the Cougars opened with a pair of stunning losses. “It was going well until […]

Cunningham, Allen

Allen Cunningham Services: Have been held. Allen Ray Cunningham, 52, of Tatum, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, at Nor Lea General Hospital in Lovington. He was born on July 16, 1952, in Farmington, to James and Rose Cunningham. He married Carla Reeves on April 9, 1976, in Portales. He was a member of Living Water […]

Brockman-Graham, Inez M.

Inez M. Brockman-Graham Services: Have been held. Inez M. Brockman-Graham, 79, of Fort Sumner, died Thursday, June 26, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born Jan. 16, 1924, in Lincoln County, Okla., to James Cunningham and Mamie Thacker. She married William E. Brockman on April 3, 1942. They made their home […]

Cunningham, Mamie

Mamie Cunningham Services: Have been held. Mamie Lee Cunningham, 102, of Fort Sumner, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2003, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. Mamie was born Aug. 7, 1901, in Milan, Tenn., to Eric and Amanda Bradshaw Thacker. She married James L. Cunningham on January 3, 1923 in Wellston, Okla. They made their home […]