ENMU to graduate 355 students

By Helena Rodriguez: CNJ staff writer Eastern New Mexico University will award 355 college diplomas during Saturday’s 110th annual commencement. Jose Mike Jimenez of Roswell will receive his master’s degree in English following a first career as an insurance adjuster and a 20-year hiatus from any kind of classroom. “The Eastern experience here was incredible. […]

Veteran awarded diploma

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Emmett Leroy Hobdy left the halls of Clovis High School for the darker corridors of a Navy mercantile ship when his high school career was uprooted by World War II. He was 17, and a high school senior, when he joined the Navy in the winter of 1944, and […]