Zias rally to beat Cameron

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JOSHUA LUCERO: CMI correspondent ENMU freshman Amber Williford looks for an opening against Cameron’s Sabelle Diata during Wednesday’s Lone Star Conference women’s matchup at Greyhound Arena. Kevin Wilson PORTALES — If the night for Eastern New Mexico junior Hannah Altheide wasn’t enough indication, there was plenty of evidence to show that it didn’t matter how […]

First person: Animal lover

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Hannah Luscombe can often be found at the zoo, where she is fostering her interest in animals. She wants to become a marine biologist. Kevin Wilson Hannah Luscombe, 9, of Clovis, likes to note that her first name is a palindrome. “It’s the same backwards as it is forward,” said […]

Weddings — June 27

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Montiel [image #2, align= right, size= medium] Hannah Montiel of Portales and John A. Montiel of Portales were joined in marriage May 23, 2010 at The Memorial Building. The Rev. Brad Morgan performed the wedding ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Cynthia and Mike Etchepareborde of Portales. She is the granddaughter of Elvin T. […]

School honors anthem

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Freedom Newspapers: Karl Terry Members of the Portales High School Choir gathered around the flagpole in front of James Elementary School Friday along with elementary students for a short program on National Anthem Day. Choir members shown singing the anthem around the flagpole are, left to right, Alyssa Sapp, Hannah Stroud, Shawn Franken, Kaitlynn Stratton […]

Zias sign sister of leading scorer to letter of intent

CNJ staff PORTALES — The Dozier era in the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer program is not over just yet. Megan Dozier has led the Zias on the field in the program’s first four seasons and is the top scorer in Zias history. Now her younger sister, Hannah, will try to carry the torch. […]

Promises to God should be carried out

By Judy Brandon: Local columnist During this week of Thanksgiving, another woman Bible character is an excellent example for all women. Why? She is not known for her Thanksgiving meals nor is she known for an immaculate house and entertaining in the most impressive way. She is known for something far greater. She was obedient […]

Highland honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Ashley Barnett, Karlie Bojorquez, D’Lanor Briggins, Kayla Eaton, Ashley Gallagher, Dakota Grummer, Stephanie Gulley, Zach Hays, Sammy Hopkins, Autumn LaPlante, Matthew Lopez, Lexi Montano, Kasia Olguin Mady Petner, Brittney Ross, Valon Smith, Michael Tenorio A/B: Allyson Dugan, Dakota […]

3/19 Birth

Hannah Lavender Hannah Jolene Lavender was born Feb. 28, 2006, to Marty and Tomi Lavender of Melrose at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces.Grandparents are Connie Baldwin of Melrose and Billy Connell of Logan, and the late Jim Lavender of Melrose, Dennis Henry of House and Dixie Connell of […]

2/26 Highland Elementary honor roll

Highland honor roll second nine weeks Third Grade A: Ashley Gallagher, Dakota Grummer, Autumn LaPlante, Kasia Olguin, Ashley Barnett, Karlie Bojorquez, D’Lanor Briggins, Kayla Eaton, Stephanie Gulley, Zach Hays, Erika Herebia, Sammy Hopkins, Lexi Montano, Madyson Petner, Valon Smith. A/B: Jacob Biederman, Monica Danner, Allyson Dugan, Dakota Flowers, Matthew Lopez, Annabelle Andrade, Brettenie Burch, Robert […]

2/4 Highland honor roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: John Ainsworth; Sydney Allen; Braden Chancey; Nicole Chapman; Alicia Duran; Dakota Faircloth; Gerald Fritz; Santana Garcia; Logan Hartman; Kevin Mount; Alexus Pelley; Hannah Borden; Danielle Coffey; Katelynn Cupp; Cassidy Downing; Tristan Hancock; Garry Howard; Hanna Langan; Shea Mahan; Hunter Miller; Micah Morris; Alanis Rodriguez; Taylor Sanders; Matthew Valero; Hank Dropps; […]

Honor Roll: Highland Elementary School

CNJ Staff Highland Elementary School Third Grade Honor Roll: A – Jacob Biederman, Ashley Gallagher, Dakota Grummer, Autumn LaPlante, Matthew Lopez, Kasia Okguin, Annabelle Robles, Jacob Biederman, Ashley Gallagher, Dakota Grummer, Autumn LaPlante, Matthew Lozez, Kasia Olguin, Annabelle Robles. Third Grade: A/B – Monica Danner, Rodrick Dean, Allyson Dugan, Natalie Edwards, Dakota Flowers, Mitchell May, […]

Marler, Michael

Michael Marler Services: Have been held. Mr. Michael Marler, 49, of Portales, died Saturday, May 21, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on Sept. 30, 1955, in Portales, to Willie and Odus Marler. He graduated from Portales High School in 1973. He worked for Portales Valley Mills (which later became Borden […]

In troubled times, go to spiritual roots

Judy Brandon: CNJ columnist We unquestionably do live in uncertain times. War, terrorists’ attacks, crime, kidnappings and shootings? Life is so uncertain and dangerous at times. These three questions can help when looking at difficult times. What can I know for sure in this life? What should I do in the midst of life’s circumstances? […]