ENMU honors 209 graduates

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico Commencement speaker Janeice Scarbrough likened Eastern New Mexico University’s fall commencement to a play with a wide variety of characters. “The stars of our show are the graduates themselves,” said Scarbrough, professor and chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at ENMU. The 113th Commencement Convocation awarded degrees […]

Play born from childhood

By Clyde Davis: CNJ Columnist Growing up in Alamogordo during the Cold War era, Janeice Scarbrough heard it repeatedly as a child. From her mother, as well as others, the words echoed — “We will be among the first to be bombed, if and when it happens.”   The connection, of course, was Alamogordo’s, and […]

Subject of ENMU play no laughing matter

By Clyde Davis: Local columnist Adoption is “the right child finding the right family.” These are the words of Janeice Scarbrough, playwright and ENMU drama instructor, concerning one of the themes of her recently presented play, “Mia, Emma and Rose.” The play itself will be performed once again on the ENMU stage in October. So […]

‘Misery’ on the stage:ENMU presents a play based on the Stephen King novel

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‘Misery’ on the stage:ENMU presents a play based on the Stephen King novel By Tova Fruchtman: CNJ staff writer Stephen King has become a name almost synonymous with horror. So, when Eastern New Mexico University drama major Molly McFarling found out she would perform in a senior recital based on the Stephen King novel “Misery,” […]

Scarbrough, Lola

Lola Scarbrough Services: Have been held. Lola Belle Scarbrough, 86, of Melrose, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2004, at Lubbock Heart Hospital. She was born on Dec. 9, 1917, in Melrose, to early-day Melrose settlers, N.A. “Shorty” and Rose Etta Kennedy. She was a lifetime resident of Melrose, where she was a member of First Baptist […]

Diverse Drama: ENMU diversity festival offers entertainment and ideas

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Eastern New Mexico University senior Chris Chavez (Right),plays the main character in the play “Straightening Out” and senior Ryan Cook , playis Dr. J. Belanski, the author of the book in this scene.”Straightening Out” is one of four plays in the t By Tova Fruchman: CNJ staff writer Some Eastern New Mexico University students have […]