Nov. 13, 2008

OKLAHOMA CITY–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Sarah Palin discussed her future political plans during her Fox News interview with Greta Van Susteren this week. She’s not going away. Sarah Palin is God’s way of reminding Barack Obama if he turns out not to be funny, America has other options. • President Bush invited […]

Nov. 7, 2008

OKLAHOMA CITY–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Barack Obama was elected president of the United States on Tuesday. It was one for the history books. The Republicans feel the same way the British felt after Yorktown, thanks to some idiot named George on the throne they lost the entire country. • Barack Obama delivered […]

Oct. 24, 2008

OKLAHOMA CITY–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Al-Qaeda was reported Monday to have netted $800 million dollars cash in illegal drug sales last year. Now they’re all too rich to volunteer for suicide missions. Who would have guessed that the best way to fight terrorism is to do heroin. • The USC Trojans leap-frogged […]

Oct. 17, 2008

OKLAHOMA CITY–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer hosted the debate Wednesday between Barack Obama and John McCain. They spent 90 minutes thanking him for his question, ignoring the question, then doing their act. Marriage counselors always tell people in a rut like this to try new positions.

Oct. 16, 2008

OKLAHOMA CITY–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • The San Fernando Valley was swept up by brushfires north of Los Angeles Monday which ignited in the canyons and burned suburban houses in the foothills. A lot of people told the firefighters to get lost. They don’t have insurance against foreclosure. • Wall Street enjoyed a […]

Sept. 22, 2008

OKLAHOMA CITY–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Barack Obama raised eyebrows Wednesday by flying out to Los Angeles to collect millions at a Beverly Hills fundraiser in the midst of a Wall Street meltdown. It wasn’t as lucrative as he first thought. The checks were good but the banks bounced. • Barclays Bank in […]

Ike forces ENMU football time change

By Dave Wagner, Freedom New Mexico Southeastern Oklahoma isn’t taking any chances. The school decided Friday to move its start time for today’s Lone Star Conference crossover football game against Eastern New Mexico University ahead four hours, to 1 p.m. (MDT), because of the potential for bad weather caused by Hurricane Ike. “We feel like […]

Hounds pick up first win

Sophomore Cory Baker passed for 278 yards and three touchdowns in his first start to lead Eastern New Mexico University to a 37-24 win over Southwestern Oklahoma on Saturday night at Greyhound Stadium. Baker and Southwestern quarterback Steve Day combined for 100 pass attempts in the game. Jesse Poku had 10 catches for 124 yards […]

8/31 Birthdays

Snell Louise Snell of Clovis will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Clovis-Carver Library Ingram Room. The celebration will be hosted by Robert and Karen Snell, Kenda Richardson, Brenda Rossiter and Tiffeny Smith. Louise Snell was born Sept. 1, 1918, in Oklahoma. She has one child, four grandchildren […]

OKC team should reflect something local

Now that Oklahoma City has a pro basketball team, what should they call it?

Central Oklahoma turns back ENMU


Freedom New Mexico: Karl Terry Eastern New Mexico University coach Phil Clabaugh counsels freshman Kevin Thompson, left, and sophomore Ethan Wagner during a break in Saturday’s first game against Central Oklahoma at Greyhound Field. CNJ staff PORTALES — Catcher Miguel Moctezuma and center fielder Dean McIntyre combined to go 12-for-21 at the top of Central […]

Zias exchange 1-0 decisions in meet

CNJ staff OKLAHOMA CITY — St. Gregory’s gave pitcher Sharon Bell one run to work with in the first inning, and she made it stand up. Bell tossed the first no-hitter against Eastern New Mexico University since the University of New Mexico did it on Feb. 5,1999, pitching the Lady Cavaliers to a 1-0 win […]

Zias split pool games in tourney

CNJ staff OKLAHOMA CITY — Sophomore Kristen Cruickshank pitched a seven-hitter and Eastern New Mexico University took advantage of two errors to score twice in the fourth inning en route to a 4-2 victory over defending NAIA champion Oklahoma City University on Friday in pool play of the Stars’ tournament. The teams then played again […]

Hounds will look to throw ball in 2008

CNJ staff PORTALES — Get ready for Air Ribaudo. Eastern New Mexico University coach Mark Ribaudo said the Greyhounds are scrapping their option offense next season, and have recruited accordingly as they prepare to make the change. National signing day for football is Wednesday, and Ribaudo said he hopes to have about 30 letters-of-intent in […]

Central Oklahoma holds off Zias’ bid

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University nearly threw a monkey wrench into the Lone Star Conference volleyball race Saturday afternoon. The Zias, coming off a win the night before over College of the Southwest which snapped a 14-match losing streak, went toe-to-toe with Central Oklahoma before losing to the Bronchos 30-27, 30-27, 30-24 […]

Sept. 28, 1936

A wintry blast that swept the city of Clovis set a record low of 33 degrees and caused damage to row crops. … Elmer Gibson, 22, of Oklahoma City, was in the city jail for fighting Steve Degama, 25, in an argument over 11 cents. … Ladies fur-trimmed coats could be purchased at J.C. Penney […]

ENMU seeking 4-0 start


CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks ENMU senior running back Jason Walker, center, rushed for 76 yards and three touchdowns in last week’s 49-13 Lone Star Conference crossover victory over East Central at Greyhound Stadium. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Eastern New Mexico University’s option offense, potent through its first three games this season, should […]

Sept. 16 Engagement

Priest-Jones Layton Priest of Artesia announces the engagement and approaching marriage of his daughter, Starla L. Priest of Yukon, Okla. to Nathan M. Jones, of Yukon, Okla. He is the son of Mark Jones of Sierra Vista, Ariz. and Lynn Miller of Owasso, Okla. The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. Sept. 29, 2007, […]

Dentist not being sought in Oklahoma homicides


File photo Former Clovis dentist James Smith is serving a life sentence for the slaying of Laura McNaugton. The Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — A New Mexico dentist serving life in prison for murder is no longer a “person of interest” in the unsolved killings of several prostitutes in the Lawton area. Oklahoma State Bureau […]

ENMU players picked up for NBC tourney

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Playing for the Amarillo-based West Texas Outlaws in the wood-bat Red River League, Eastern New Mexico University baseball players Seth Clabaugh and Clayton Young will have their summer seasons extended. Both were picked up by the Oklahoma A’s, another league member featuring mostly players from fellow Lone Star Conference […]