Pep man arrested on charges of producing pornographic material

CNJ staff A 41-year-old Pep man has been arrested on charges of violating his parole by producing pornographic material, and two women he employed were arrested on charges of prostitution and encouraging parole violation, according to a news release from the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office. Parole violation is a felony, and prostitution is a misdemeanor. […]

ENMU kicks off hoops season with Midnight Madness

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Eastern New Mexico University basketball coaches are hoping a pair of turnarounds start when the clock hits midnight tonight. That time marks Midnight Madness, the first practice allowed for college basketball squads. The Zia and Greyhound squads will hold a public practice, preceded by an 11:15 p.m. pep rally […]

Communities join for Pony Express mail delivery

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Freedom New Mexico: Karl Terry Steven Lopez, of Rogers, rests his horse Lightning in front the Pep Post Office Saturday after bringing the mail crosscountry from Rogers. Lopez said the ride was rough but the hardest part of the day was catching the horse that morning. By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico Despite heat, dust […]

Residents will take part in old-fashioned mail delivery

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico Nineteen riders on horseback will make their way to Pep from surrounding communities Saturday in honor of the Pony Express. Postal parcels will be galloping across the open range once again in the first annual Pony Express Ride. “We are doing this to help out the economic development in […]

Let those ponies run

The Roosevelt County community of Pep will host a pony express run on July 5.

Dec. 16, 2007 Club Notes

The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club met Dec. 5 with Joy Pattison as hostess. President Aloha Starbuck, Vice-president Betty Mobley, Secretary-treasurer Judy Gambill, Reporter Lucille Johnson and Parliamentarian Sue Pattison were installed for the new year. Each new officer added a branch to a Christmas tree. Starbuck read the […]

Wilson, Gray

Gray Wilson, 93, of Pep died Thursday, June 29, 2006, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. Born Nov. 6, 1912, in St. Paul, Minn., to Irma and Oliver S. Wilson, he grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  On Sept. 2, 1939, in Navada, Iowa, he married Sara Margaret Wilson. He served in the Navy as a cook […]

Hogg, Jewel

Jewel Lavelle Cox Hogg was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Ringwood, Okla., to Edward and Leona Florence Warner Cox. In 1925, the family moved to the Richland community. The country store they owned and operated was moved in 1928 to State Highway 209 and a settlement was founded named Pep. She graduated from Portales High […]

Cathey, Jessie

Jessie Cathey Services: Have been held. Mrs. Jessie May Cathey, 94, of Pep, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Feb. 11, 1910, near Gilmer, Texas, to Emma and James A. Bryce. She grew up at Antlers, Okla. The family later moved to Dalhart, Texas. She married […]

Lockwood students sing and dance to celebrate academics

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Lockwood Elementary Kindergarten students Khasiano Martinez, left, and Vivian Miller join hands as they sing “God Bless America” during an Academic Pep Rally at the school Friday. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth Ryan Lengerich Motivating elementary students to learn is easy: Hold a pep rally — an academic pep rally. Lockwood Elementary students cheered, laughed […]