Restoration of old windmill gives a glimpse of history

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Bill Dalley stands next to his latest windmill, a 14-foot Eclipse, at his outdoor museum in Portales. Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson. Michelle Seeber: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — With all the wind that blows in eastern New Mexico, it is no wonder that windmills were a factor in the settling of Roosevelt County. Before the invention […]

Clovis business boom

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Hastings associates make the final preparations Sunday night for their grand opening, which was Monday. CNJ staff photo: Ben Kessler By Jack King Clovis’ newest business is off to a good start. “I called headquarters (in Amarillo) on the phone and people couldn’t believe it,” said Jessica Ririe, who helps set up new Hastings stores. […]

ENMU begins title defense

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Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan is entering his fourth season at the helm. Scanlan has a 39-42 career record at ENMU, but is 35-20 in his last two seasons. Photo by Kevin Wilson By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Three years ago, Irshaun Pinckney wasn’t quite sure where he was going. A […]

Zias hit road for opener today

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Jereena Bosket is being counted on to score inside. Freedom Newspapers photo by Kevin Wilson. By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — Players on this year’s Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball roster range from point guards playing shooting guard (and vice versa) to forwards playing center. They also come from as far as California and as […]

The Cowboys are back!

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David Garcia, a manager a Footlocker, has been a Dallas Cowboys fan since e Roger Staubach era. Photo by Eric Kluth By Tony Parra The Dallas Cowboys are off to a fast start and area fans think they are for real. After rallying to beat NFC East rival Philadelphia on Sunday, the Cowboys are 4-1 […]

Police seek help solving robberies

CNJ Staff Clovis police are asking the community for help in locating men involved in three armed robberies in Clovis over the past week. The first robbery took place about 10 p.m. on June 14 at the Allsup’s store on the corner of Grand and Prince. According to police reports, two Hispanic males, both described […]