Like, do first impressions matter, dude?

LIKE, DO FIRST IMPRESSIONS MATTER, DUDE? “First impressions matter. One is a fool to think otherwise.” So wrote former Houston minister Bill Love. As I read Bill’s words, I thought about an interesting first meeting I had with my wife’s niece’s then-boyfriend who was welcomed to the table a few years ago at Thanksgiving. May […]

Texico trounces Panthers

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Jal’s Eric Samaniego reaches to pull in a one-handed catch for a touchdown over Texico’s Johnny Rivera during the second half of Friday’s game in Texico. Photo by Eric Kluth By Rick White TEXICO — Jal did something Friday no other New Mexico team has done this season. Score against Texico. Other than a little […]

Wolverines give up TD, but cruise past Jal

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Texico senior Johnny Rivera returns an interception down the sideline during Friday’s game against Jal at Texico. Photo by Eric Kluth By Rick White TEXICO — Jal did something Friday no other New Mexico team has done this season. Score against Texico. Other than a little prick to the pride, though, it hardly mattered as […]

Zias reach .500 mark in volleyball

CNJ STAFF STEPHENVILLE, Texas — It’s been a long climb to the .500 mark for the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team. The Zias finally made it Saturday — and also put themselves in an improved position in the Lone Star Conference South Division race — with a 30-26, 37-35, 30-26 victory over Tarleton State. […]

Worten, D. Mark Jr.

D. Mark Worten Jr. Services: Have been held. Mr. D. Mark Worten Jr., 53, of Portales, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2003, at his home. He was born on April 2, 1950, in Mangum, Okla., to Virginia and Don Worten Sr. He graduated from York High School in York, Neb., in 1968. He graduated in 1973 […]

Gonser, David

David Gonser Services: Have been held. Mr. David Edmond Gonser, 85, of Farmington, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2003, in Farmington. He was born on Dec. 4, 1917, in Buffalo, Okla. He married Alta May Haun on Sept. 30, 1938, in Clovis. He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Jessie Gonser; one son, […]

Rollins, Mark

Mark Rollins Services: No services will be held. Mr. Mark Rollins, 62, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at Farwell Convalescent Center. Cremation will take place. Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.

Garden show returning

Gary Mitchell Touted as one of the city’s most economically enhanced weekends, this year’s Home and Garden Show in Clovis should provide a good financial jolt for local and out-of-state businesses, show co-chair Jim Sitterly said. “The residual effects of this show are phenomenal,” said Sitterly, who planned the show for March 29-30. “It’s great […]