Southern, Derrell

Derrell Southern, 49, of Portales, died Thursday, May 18, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born May 16, 1957, in Portales to Jean and E.T. Southern. He grew up in Portales and worked as a truck driver near Clara, Okla., for a number of years. He returned to Portales about a year […]

Carter, Eugene “Gene”

Eugene “Gene” Carter, 67, of Roswell, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. He was born March 8, 1938, in Portales, to Louis and Elizabeth McClain Carter. He married Linda Woody on Sept. 16, 1991, in Roswell. He was a paint contractor and owned and operated the Gene Carter Airless Repair. […]

Central Oklahoma outlasts Zias

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Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer coach Travis McCorkle talks with forward Megan Dozier in the first half of Friday’s game at the ENMU pitch. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Two shots off the crossbar. That was how close the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team came to putting […]

Missouri Southern hands ENMU loss in OT

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team was struggling in the first half on Friday against Missouri Southern, but managed to get out with a scoreless tie. The Greyhounds were never able to get anything going on Friday and lost 1-0 in sudden-death overtime to the Lions […]

Allen, Willard

Willard Allen Services: Have been held. Willard Allen, 65, of Artesia, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, in Lubbock. He was born on Dec. 12, 1939, in Roswell, to Ned W. and Inez Wright Allen. He graduated from Roswell High School in 1958. He served in the Army from 1960 to 1964. He married Nellie Gibson […]

Bost, Lillian

Lillian Bost Services: Have been held. Mrs. Lillian Gertrude Bost, 91, of Weber City, died Monday, July 11, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Dec. 21, 1913, in Lindsey, Okla., to Alfred and Annie Southern. She married Glen Bost on Nov. 8, 1931 in Lindsey. They moved to Curry […]

Carter, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Carter Services: Have been held. Mrs. Elizabeth Carter, 92, of Portales, died Friday, April 29, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on April 16, 1913, in Elida, to Zadie and Charles McClain. She grew up on the McClain ranch south of Taiban. She married Louis Carter in 1930. They […]

If it looks like a pig, it might be a pig

By Grant McGee I hit the road last weekend. I left Clovis, passed through Portales and headed five hours south to southwest Texas. The Lady of the House and I were road trippin’. Our destination was Balmorhea State Park so she could swim on her birthday. It’s an annual rite of passage. Going over the […]

Greyhounds lose two in Portales

Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico Hounds lost both their weekend soccer games at home, falling on Friday to Northeastern State 3-0 and Missouri Southern 2-1 Saturday. The Zias, however, defeated Northeastern 3-1 Friday. For the Hounds, Missouri Southern got the game-winner on an ENMU own-goal just over two minutes into the second […]

Clovis host to Hispanic Baptists

By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer One of the smaller Southern Baptist churches in Clovis hosted a state Baptist convention this week. It wasn’t the main New Mexico Baptist Convention, which counts hundreds of churches and tens of thousands of members, but rather the Hispanic Baptist Convention of New Mexico. While small — the […]