Zia honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Zachary Burrell, Baylee Dlouhy, Price Drake, Devinne Fallis, Levi Grim, Daisa Hastings, Luke Hisel, Cheyenne Kent, Derik Kuykendall, Matthew Lanier, Nicole Lautenslager, Coleton Parks, Alleigh Perry, Justin Rucker, Breanna Smith, Caylie Smith, Aarica Winn A/B: Halle Brown, Leslie […]

Zias allow one run in four-game sweep

CNJ staff PORTALES — You could say the Eastern New Mexico University softball team fattened up on offense on Saturday. The Zias hit better than .500 in both games of a doubleheader, pounding out 33 hits with every starter getting at least one in both games in a 9-1, 14-0 pounding of College of the […]

Zias blank East Central

CNJ staff IRVING, Texas — Senior right-hander Amanda Nightingale pitched a three-hit shutout and senior second baseman Tracy Jordan belted a two-run triple as Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team beat East Central 3-0 on Friday in the rain-plagued Lone Star Conference First Pitch Tournament. The Zias (11-9) had their second game on Friday, against […]

Collins, Ara “Doll”

Ara “Doll” Collins, 91, of Clovis, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2006, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born Feb. 14, 1914, in Madisonville, Texas, to Tom and Carrie Sims Jordan. She married Brady Byrd on Sept. 20, 1930, in Midway, Texas. She later married Lee Collins on Aug. 12, 1952, in Lovington. She […]

Zias slug way to 4-1 record in WT event

CNJ staff AMARILLO — Despite bringing out the big bats on Sunday, Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team could only manage two wins in three games in the West Texas A&M Invitational. That’s because Regis outslugged the Zias 16-12 in the middle contest, belting seven home runs — including two each by three players — […]

ENMU softball team seeking stability

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Zias freshman Nikki Varnell stretches for a grounder at third base during Friday’s softball practice. The Zias open the season Saturday in San Angelo, Texas. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Tracy Jordan has run the gamut with Eastern New Mexico University softball. Recruited before the 2003 season, Jordan […]

1/29 Mesa Elementary Honor Roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: Emily Alley, Jill Casillas, Sam Davis, Julio Garcia, Tanner Geisler, Josh Harris, Robyn Howe, Dalton Kroeger, Taylor Lund, John Massey, Marshall Moore, Mason Odom, Anna Patterson, Josh Pyeatt, Kyle Schwartz, Mackenzie Smith, Aaron Stansell, MacKenzie Taylor, Nellie Toliver, Myca Ward, Courtney Warner, Shaylee Warner, Devon Weselek, Destiny Williams, Siani Winslow […]

Honor Roll: Mesa Elementary School

CNJ Staff Mesa Elementary School Third Grade: A Honor Roll- Tanner Akin, Emily Alley, Isabelle Boulanger, Jill Casillas, Sam Davis, Ali Edwards, Isaiah Forkum, Julio Garcia, Alena Gonzales, Robyn Howe, Dalton Kroeger, Cydney Lakin, Dylan Lane, Taylor Lund, John Massey, Marshall Moore, Mason Odom, Anna Patterson, Nicole Rizer, Kyle Schwartz, Amanda Sellers, Julia Simmons, Mackenzie […]

9/9 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Aug. 31 through Sept. 8, 2005 : • Kevin Dale Russell, 19, to Mary Christine Mosqueda, 46, both of Clovis • Loyd Glen Tivis, 47, to Lisa Kay Massey, 42, both of Clovis • Chad Anthony Arington, 22, to Jennifer Rachel Harpold, 21, both of […]

ENMU’s Jordan earns academic honor

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University junior Tracy Jordan has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI College Division softball first team for the second consecutive year. The all-district team is chosen by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Jordan, a physical education major from Rosamond, […]

Jordan, Robert

Services: Have been held. Robert “Bobby” Jordan, 67, of Indio, Calif., died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, at his home. He was born on July, 20, 1937, in Hugo, Okla., to Harry and Agnes Jordan. The family moved to Portales in 1941 where he attended elementary and junior high schools. The family moved to Fort Sumner […]

Parcel service driver, 5-year-old share special bond

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Jordan Perry, left, holds up his United Parcel Service shirt as service provider Jatonna Hankins helps with his hat Tuesday in Clovis. When Hankins delivers packages in the neighborhood, the 5-year-old runs out to meet her. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Mike Linn: CNJ News Editor Five-year-old Jordan Perry loves the big brown truck. […]

Fletcher, Linda S.

Linda Sue Fletcher Services: Have been hel. Linda Sue Fletcher, 50, of Clovis died Tuesday, March 9, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Nov. 14, 1953, in Clovis to Charlie and Mary Garcia Sena. She was a lifetime resident of Clovis. She married Roger Fletcher on Sept. 17, 1977, in […]

ENMU gets split in tournament at Southwestern

CNJ STAFF WEATHERFORD, Okla. — So far, the Eastern New Mexico University softball team is having a tough time putting pitching and hitting together. The Zias’ pitching has been solid for the most part through the first eight games, and had carried the team. But over the weekend in the Southwest Shootout, hosted by Southwestern […]

Zias capture four wins in South Central Region softball event

CNJ STAFF LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Sophomore second baseman Tracy Jordan went 8-for-14 with two home runs — a grand slam and a three-run shot — and 15 RBIs as the Eastern New Mexico University softball team completed a 4-2 weekend in the South Central Region crossover tournament. ENMU (4-4) was edged by Colorado-Colorado Springs […]

Hester named Rotary citizen of year

CNJ Staff Melrose Mayor Ray Hester was named Rotary Club Citizen of the Year on Monday at the annual Melrose Chamber of Commerce banquet. “He does everything,” Chamber of Commerce member Hank Jordan said of Hester. “He’s all over the place.” Other award winners on Monday included the American Heritage Bank, which was selected Business […]

Dunn-Slough, Ruby

Ruby Neville Dunn-Slough, 84, of Clovis died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born on March 10, 1919 in Lakeview, Texas, to Emmitt and Lillie Mae Crabb Harper. She married Troy Dunn in Memphis, Texas, and he preceded her in death in 1949. She then married Robert Edward Slough in […]

Drive will help dispatcher’s son

Reporter’s notebook At 4 years old, Jordan Perry, the son of Curry County Sheriff’s Department dispatcher Shannon Perry, has rhabdomyosarcoma, a form of cancer. To recover, Jordan needs 43 weeks of chemotherapy at the University of New Mexico Medical Center in Albuquerque, Perry said this week. To help Jordan recover, friends have organized a “Jordan’s […]

Light, Juanita

Juanita Light Services: Have been held. Juanita Light, 77, of Dyersburg, Tenn., died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Oct. 14, 1925, in Dyersburg, to Willie and Fannie Stokley Jordan. Juanita was a factory worker for Dyersburg Fabric until her retirement. She was a member of New Hope Pentacostal […]

Day drive includes dinosaurs

By Angela Peacock ? Less than a three-hour drive north of Clovis is one of the largest discovery of dinosaur tracks in the world. Clayton Lake State Park, located 12 miles north of Clayton, is home to more than 500 dinosaur tracks. The prehistoric footprints, which experts say were made more than 100 million years […]