Ex-CHS standouts helping college teams

Kevin Wilson Three years after helping Clovis reach the Class 5A boys state championship game, a pair of ex-Wildcats standouts are trying to replicate that success on the college level. Jaden Isler is handling point guard duties for NCAA Division III tournament-bound McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, while Hill’s outside game has helped Fort Worth-based […]

Energy conservation: Operations enabler

By Caroline Ward: 27th SOCES In an address to attendees at the Air Force Energy Forum III in Washington, D.C., May 28, Air Force Chief of Staff, General Norton Schwartz said, “We cannot overstate the criticality of every airman embracing energy as a consideration in all we do. This is a long-term imperative that carries […]

June 7 Honors

Brittni D. Jimenez of Clovis and Robert Waters III of Clovis recently graduated from Garden City Community College

Division III athletic director seeks to make move up to ENMU

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Dick Kaiser, currently the athletic director at Division III Defiance College in Ohio, is one of four finalists for the same position at Eastern New Mexico University. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ Staff Writer PORTALES — Dick Kaiser was asked how he’d be able to make the transition from Division III Defiance College to Division II […]

Baskett gives back to community

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Hank Baskett III spends a lot of time visiting Clovis schools in the off-season to talk about the importance of academics and staying in school. CNJ file photo By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Long before Hank Baskett III was a receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, he was receiving from Clovis. Now, he’s spending his […]

Zias make changes on women’s basketball staff

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball coach Linden Weese has announced changes to the Zias’ coaching staff for the 2007-08 season. Graduate assistant Austin Durrett has been promoted to fulltime assistant coach to replace Haley White, Weese said. White, who came to ENMU as a grad assistant in 2004 and was […]

Baskett agrees to deal with Vikings

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Clovis High School alum Hank Baskett III talks to his agent on his cell phone from the floor of his home in Clovis. (CNJ staff photo: Jesse Wolfersberger) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Clovis’ Hank Baskett III watched and waited for 14 hours over two days as 255 players were picked in the National […]

Birthday: Lopez

CNJ Staff Ferminino George Lopez III of Clovis celebrated his first birthday on Nov. 30, 2005, at 521 Tucker Ave. The celebration was hosted by his parents Maggie Cheverez and George Lopez Jr. Ferminino was born Nov. 30, 2004, in Clovis.

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O.J. Barron III Services: Have been held. O.J. “Jim” Barron III, 57, of Angel Fire, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005. He was born in Lubbock, raised in Spur, Texas, graduated from New Mexico Military Institute and attended Texas Tech University. He was involved in ranching in Texas and New Mexico and as a ranch broker […]

Romero, Francisco

Francisco Romero Services: Have been held. Francisco H. “Roscoe” Romero, 73, of Clovis, a retired cook, died April 24, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Sept. 17,1930, in Clovis, to Roman Sr. and Margarita Baca Romero. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis and member of Our Lady of […]

McClelland, John III

Newborns John Elliot McClelland III and Justin Alexander McClelland of Clovis died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003. They were born Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. They were preceded in death by their paternal grandparents, John and Nettie McClelland, and a sister, Johnnia Cherie McClelland.  Survivors include their parents, John and […]

AEDs to be available in rural areas

By Gary Mitchell Heart attack victims in rural eastern New Mexico will have greater access to medical attention, thanks to a recent $251,709 grant from the Federal Health Resources and Services Administration, Office of Rural Health Policy. The grant — for the placement of automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) in rural areas of the state — […]