Not all rural deliveries welcome

Where we lived when I was a kid gave Rural Free Delivery (RFD) a whole new dimension. It was two miles to the mailbox, dirt road of course, and the mailman only drove the 25 miles from town twice a week. My brother and I ordered stuff through the mail. I sent in a boxtop […]

Military mama: Raising twins twice reward

This time last year I was waddling my way to a prenatal appointment, trying not to slip on the ice. On the way out the door I had my mom snap a photo of me in all my glorious belly bliss. These will be treasured snapshots because: a) I had makeup on, and b) at […]

Mustangs snap Hounds’ win streak

CNJ staff Freedom New Mexico WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS — Eastern New Mexico University couldn’t have picked a tougher place to extend its longest win streak since 2007. Chris Hagen led a balanced attack with 22 points and Midwestern State blitzed the Greyhounds early en route to an 89-69 Lone State Conference South win Wednesday. David […]

a view from under the pew: ensnared by snap-a-zoid

By Gary Mitchell: CNJ religion columnist Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except dashes and hyphens.

RiverHawks snap Hounds win streak

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Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks Greyhound junior Kelvin Franklin slips between Northeastern State University senior Ben Rovenstine, left, and junior Ralph Monday during Thursday’s night game at Greyhound Arena. By Dave Wagner, Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Guard Aaron Arango hit 8-of-12 shots from 3-point range and scored 26 points Thursday night, lifting Northeastern State […]

Hounds snap losing streak, rout Panhandle St. in finale

CNJ staff GOODWELL, Okla. — It took the Eastern New Mexico University football team a little while to get untracked Saturday, but once they did the Greyhounds were in complete control. ENMU snapped an eight-game losing streak, rolling up 457 total yards in a 59-13 thumping of Oklahoma Panhandle State in the season finale for […]

Hounds snap losing streak

CNJ staff JOPLIN, Mo. — Sophomore forward Gerardo Monarrez scored his second goal of the season with just over 13 minutes left in regulation and Eastern New Mexico University’s men held on for a 1-0 Southwest Soccer Conference win over Missouri Southern on Sunday. Monarrez scored when a shot by ENMU’s Edgar Bear rebounded off […]

Second resident dies from tornado injuries

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Last month’s tornado claimed its second victim Thursday when Walter “Snap” Cravy, 90, of Clovis died at a Lubbock hospital. Thomas V. Cravy said his father had been hospitalized with multiple injuries since the March 23 tornado tore through a trailer home “Snap” Cravy shared with a friend on […]

Houk, June

June C. Houk, 90, of Clovis, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at her home. She was born on June 22, 1914, in Roswell, to Isaac and Anna May Cravy. She married Maurice Houk on June 15, 1935. She was a member of Central Christian Church. She was also a member of the Eastern Star Keystone […]