Food bank expanding backpack program

By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer The Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico has recently drawn in corporate sponsorship and has plans for the new money. The food bank received $62,000 in sponsorship from the public sector to expand its backpack program. The program provides backpacks of food to students at Roosevelt and Curry county […]

Youth groups protest tobacco ads

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer A woman on horseback whipped around the Curry County Mounted Patrol Arena on Friday night, the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. flag she held flapping almost regally in the wind. As a sponsor of the Pioneer Days Rodeo, the company is entitled to the display, said Dewey Pierce, captain of […]