Sept. 13, 1974

Observance of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, began with services in the home of Albert Vohs. … Jeanette Ward, the New Mexico Angus Queen, was presenting awards in the beef division of the New Mexico State Fair. …The Grand Ole Opry show featuring musical artists Margie Singleton and Leon Ashley was held at Marshall […]

Hat parade tops off state event

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Ella Turner of Hobbs models her hat for the judges at the New Mexico Association of Colored Women’s Clubs annual convention and hat parade Saturday at St. John’s Baptist Church. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer As she did for those before and after Ruth Ballou hit the runway, emcee […]

Foxes finish distant second at state

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Fort Sumner senior Jeremy Gauna competes in the 300-meter hurdles. Gauna won the 110- and 300-meter hurdles for the second consecutive year. (De Baca County News: Scott Stinnett) By Pete Herrera: The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE — Jeremy Gauna repeated as champion of the 110 and 300 meter hurdles, but it was not enough to lift […]

Area grillers to hit the pits

Reporters Notebook It will be the pits — barbecue pits that is — on Saturday at Potter Park for Clovis’ annual Juneteenth celebration. Some of the area’s best grill masters will hit the park at 5 a.m. to get the pits going with loads of food, according to event coordinator Barbara Singleton. “We’re going to […]

Zias fall to ECU’s second-half rally

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Eastern senior Jereena Bosket outbattles East Central’s Lesli Shore for a rebound. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — Heather Brown and the Zias had quite a start, but Kelli Donovan and the East Central Lady Tigers had a better finish. Donovan scored all of her 15 points in the second half […]