Military base panel to hold its first meeting

By Darrell Todd Maurina A new commission created by the state Legislature to help New Mexico military installations holds its first meeting today in Las Cruces and will discuss the upcoming federal Base Realignment and Closure process, known as BRAC. The 15-member commission is part of the New Mexico Economic Development Department and includes three […]

Business looking up for farmer who sells parachutes

By Gary Mitchell Clovis farmer Scott Pipkin checks the air sock just outside his house to make sure the wind isn’t too strong for takeoff. He enlists his brothers, Stan and Spencer, to help him spread out the parachute. Then he climbs into what looks like a sophisticated go-cart contraption, fires up the two-stroke, 65-horsepower […]

Doolittle, Leon

Leon Doolittle Services: 2 p.m. Monday at Steed-Todd Chapel in Clovis. Mr. Leon Doolittle, 71, of Texico, a meat cutter, died Thursday, June 12, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on April 19, 1932, in Clovis to Truman and Ruth Bell Doolittle. He lived in Clovis and Texico all his life. […]

Clovis sophomore ready for Class 5A state tennis competition

Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University has narrowed its search for a softball coach to three candidates, including Ron Landschoot, who filled in on an interim basis this spring. The other finalists are Kevin Blaskowski, the head coach at Division II Southern Arkansas, and Travis Scott, head coach at Southeastern Oklahoma State, school officials said. […]

ENMU narrows search for softball coach to 3

Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University has narrowed its search for a softball coach to three candidates, including Ron Landschoot, who filled in on an interim basis this spring. The other finalists are Kevin Blaskowski, the head coach at Division II Southern Arkansas, and Travis Scott, head coach at Southeastern Oklahoma State, school officials said. […]