Education feature: CCC adds wind energy program

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Darold Schultz of Portales discusses current events in wind energy in Clovis Community College’s introduction to wind energy course. The college began a wind energy program this fall. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Clovis Community College has added a wind energy program to their catalog this fall. Program manager […]

Fair season

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo Ashley Olson, left, and Jo Schrepfer set up for the PM Productions show Pets Overboard at the Curry County Fairgrounds. The show is a pirate-themed animal show and its first performance is Monday at 7:30 p.m. By Eric Butler: Freedom New Mexico With the temperatures into the mid-90s on Friday, […]

LSC polls released

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — If Eastern New Mexico University’s football and volleyball teams have strong seasons in 2009, it will come as a surprise to most of those voting in the Lone Star Conference’s preseason polls. ENMU, which hasn’t won a division game since 2006, was picked for seventh in the seven-team LSC South […]

Ag Sense: Planting season time for optimism

By Mark Marsalis: New Mexico State University If fall is a time to look back and reflect on the season’s bountiful produce, then spring is certainly a time to look ahead in anticipation of what is to come. As the winds start to blow and temperatures rise, you’ll begin to notice more and more activity […]

Zias fall to Kingsville

CNJ Staff PORTALES — Right fielder Jasmine Ross drove in three runs, including two with a seventh-inning triple, and Texas A&M-Kingsville beat Eastern New Mexico University 4-2 on Saturday in the rubber game of a three-game Lone Star Conference series at Zia Softball Field. Ross’ triple, her first of the season, was a one-out shot […]

Zias fall at Kingsville

KINGSVILLE, TEXAS — After a strong start, the Eastern New Mexico University Zias went 10 minutes without a field goal. The scoring drought was too much to overcome as Texas A&M-Kingsville secured its first winning season in eight years by beating the Zias 82-66 Wednesday in a Lone Star Conference South game in the Steinke […]

Feb. 15, 2009 Dean’s list

ENMU Forty-eight students from the Clovis area are attending Eastern New Mexico University and are among the 558 students on the 2008 fall semester dean’s honor roll. They and their majors are: Elizabeth Cherry, medical technology; Michelle Cherry, biology; Lanita Isbell, art; Kaci Tibbs, psychology; Tyler Albracht, biology; Brenton Andes, agriculture composite; Kelsey Ashmore, family […]

Slow-starting Hounds fall to Bearcats

CNJ staff SAN ANTONIO — Northwest Missouri State held Eastern New Mexico University’s men scoreless for more than six minutes at the start and the Bearcats posted a 71-49 win over the Greyhounds on Sunday in the River City Classic, hosted by St. Mary’s. ENMU (2-9), which has dropped six in a row, fell behind […]

Hounds fall to Western New Mexico

CNJ staff GRANTS — Junior forward D.J. Nicholas scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds and senior guard Devin Stewart added 16 points and a career-best 10 assists Friday night as Western New Mexico notched an 87-69 win over Eastern New Mexico University in a game played at Grants H.S. The Mustangs (2-1) shot 54 […]

Local fall festival events

All times Mountain Today Trunk or Treat — 7:30 p.m., 21st Street Church of Christ Free reflective trick or treat bag giveaway — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Western Bank Thursday Children’s Harvest Festival — 6 p.m.-8 p.m., New Life Assembly of God Free reflective trick or treat bag giveaway — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Western Bank Friday […]

Festival set for Saturday

Freedom New Mexico The Portales MainStreet Program is bringing the Santa Fe Brewing Co. to town for a fall festival Saturday night. “(We are hoping) to create ‘Alive After 5’ entertainment, to have different venues for people — young and old,” said Danny Woodward, president of Portales MainStreet. MainStreet organizers have said the planned the […]

ENMU soccer squads fall

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo ENMU’s Kim Anaya battles for possession of the ball with Meagan Lasley (14) of Texas A&M-Commerce during Friday’s Lone Star Conference women’s soccer match at the ENMU pitch. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team worked hard to gain the lead, then Texas […]

Harder fall comes for those with bigger egos

By Curtis Shelburne: Religion columnist In last week’s column, I wrote to extol the virtues of physical labor, reasoning that our minds work a lot better if our bodies do some hard work also from time to time. I closed with the Apostle Paul’s words, “Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to […]

Oct. 9, 2008 Education Digest

Schools closed for fall break The Clovis Municipal Schools system’s fall break begins Friday and ends Monday, according to school officials. Classes will not be held either day. The administration building will be closed on Monday only.

Hounds fall to CSU-Pueblo

CNJ staff Grand Junction, Colo. — Robert Kinsey scored his ninth goal of the season as Colorado State-Pueblo beat Eastern New Mexico University 2-0, ending the Greyhounds’ four-game undefeated streak Friday in a non-conference match. Kinsey scored on header midway through the first half to put Pueblo up 1-0. Allan Chacon added an insurance goal […]

Fall enrollment up at ENMU

Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University’s fall enrollment is up 2.9 percent, according to a university press release. Enrollment at the four-year school grew from 4,180 in 2007 to 4,300 this year. Credit hours are also up 3.2 percent. “We’re pleased with the increase in enrollment,” ENMU President Steven Gamble said. “In today’s academic […]

Mother, daughter duo gear up for fall semester

CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Teresa Garcia looks for her books for class Monday at Clovis Community College’s bookstore. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer As Teresa Garcia walked down the aisles lined with books, she admitted she was nervous. Garcia had just attended the first day of class for the fall semester Monday at […]

Country youngsters fill time during ride to school

Youngsters who live in or near town often ride a bus to school. Country kids sometimes feel the school bus is their second home because they spend so much time on it. We made bus time fun. In our part of the world fall was pi

Clovis Little League teams fall

Freedom New Mexico LOS LUNAS — The Clovis American All-Stars pulled close with a five-run fourth on Saturday, but Silver City answered with five of its own in the top of the sixth for an 11-5 first-round win in the state 11-12 Little League tournament. Meantime, both Clovis Zia entries also lost first-round matchups. The […]

Family says missing Fort Sumner man loved lake

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Courtesy photo: Shauna Walker s Family members are hopeful the body of Josh Kenyon will be recovered soon. Kenyon is believed to have drowned in Lake Sumner Sunday. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer As family members, park officials and volunteers patrolled Sumner Lake on Tuesday searching for missing 27-year-old Josh Kenyon, his dog Jade […]