Easing of airline restrictions dose of common sense

Freedom Newspapers Milton Friedman once said “Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program.” Although there are no, or at least very few, absolutes in the world, this one comes pretty close. Absent any built-in sunset provisions, government programs, rules and regulations continue long after they’ve served their purpose. With that in mind, we […]

10/7 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Sept. 28 through Oct. 5: • Marquet Lakeies Johnson, 34, to Theresa Ann Allen, 39, both of Clovis • Roman Hilario Trevino, 32, to Joyce Rosales Delgado, 30, both of Lubbock • Patrick Joseph Griffin, 39, to Emily Christina Winters, 20, both of Clovis • […]

Osborn, Billie

Billie Osborn Billie Doyle “Moses” Osborn, 66, of Abilene, Texas, died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, in Edinburg, Texas. He was born on May 8, 1939, in Clovis, to Calvin and Flossie Osborn. He came from a family of pioneers and ranchers who settled in the Portales area. He graduated from Chicopee High School in Massachusetts […]

No. 8 Baylor edges Lady Raiders

By Sue Jane Mayes: CNJ correspondent LUBBOCK — The hibernation is officially over. The Baylor Bears, led by junior Sophia Young’s 24 points, defeated Texas Tech’s Lady Raiders 52-49 Saturday night in front of a sell-out crowd. The loss knocks Tech into a second-place with Baylor and Kansas State. Trailing 48-44, Tech’s Erin Grant hit […]

Top stories in 2004: Greenwalt battles through adversity

By Rick White: CNJ managing editor Clovis’ Cisti Greenwalt is finally living up to her potential at Texas Tech after an off-season filled with adversity. With her long reach and uncanny timing — she’s Tech’s all-time leading shot blocker — the 6-foot-5 senior has always been a defensive presence. This season she’s shown the offensive […]

Greenwalt ready for challenge

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Cisti Greenwalt holds the single season and career records at Texas Tech for blocked shots. File photo By Rick White: CNJ managing editor Nothing could dent former Clovis High standout Cisti Greenwalt’s determination to play basketball this season. Not a broken ankle that ended her junior season. Not a month of strength-sapping chemotherapy to treat […]

Eastern’s inability to stop first two opponents has coaching staff puzzled

Dave Wagner PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University has displayed a potent offense while Southwestern Oklahoma has relied on its defense two games into the season. But both teams are off to 0-2 starts, and veteran coaches Bud Elliott of ENMU and Paul Sharp of Southwestern are looking for the other side of the ball […]

Hospital looking for local art

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Ginnie Seifert prepares her painting for an art show tonight at the Main ARTeri. Plains Regional Medical Center officials are hoping to find local art to display in the hospital. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent Empty, drab hallways at Plains Regional Medical Center will soon give way to art. And […]

Kids hurt in slide collapse

By Mike Linn: CNJ News Editor About 10 young girls went to the emergency room Thursday night after falling from atop a 28-foot-high slide at an end-of-the-year softball party at Spencer Park. Parents of the children — all under 8 and members of the Clovis Girls Athletic Association (CGAA) — were in the emergency room […]

Former CHS standout battling cancer

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Cisti Greenwalt (left) averaged 7.9 points and 5.7 rebounds a game last season before breaking her ankle late in the season. CNJ file photo. By Rick White Terri Greenwalt was on her way to the tanning bed when she got the call from her daughter Cisti. The news wasn’t good. Cisti, a forward for the […]