First person: Appaloosa girl

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Clovis native Kyla Myers has been riding horses since she was 5 years old. Kyla Myers of Clovis won four top 10s at her first trip to the 2010 World Championship Appaloosa Youth Show. That means she ranked in the top 10 in four competitions. The 14-year-old Clovis native has […]

Religion calendar —

Saturday Food and clothing give away — 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Matt 25 Hope Center. Information: 763-4400 Sunday Worship service — 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., Central Baptist Church Worship service — 9 a.m., Word of God Lutheran Church, LCMC, The Chapel, 1500 N. Thornton. Information: 356-3605. Fellowship and donuts — 9 a.m., Central Christian Church […]

Thursday morning briefing: Ropers, opinions needed and Jessica Lynch

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Thursday briefing. Worth noting Jesse Clark of Dora is leading Tie Down Roping at the National High School Finals in Gillette, WY.

Wednesday morning briefing: Judges, neighborhood watchers and the “Trial of the Century”

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Wednesday briefing. Judge needed Gov. Bill Richardson is seeking candidates from Roosevelt County interested in serving as magistrate judge. The vacancy is created by the Aug. 31 retirement of Judge Jane Martin. Candidates must send their application, a signed background check form, resume, and letters of […]

Letter to the editor: Board should consider another high school

Board should consider another high school Does Clovis really need a fourth middle school? In a traditional format, Yucca, Marshall and the Ninth Grade Academy are middle schools. In a sense, we have two high schools — Clovis High and Choices, a strong, positive alternative school that I support. Clovis taxpayers are being asked by […]

Tuesday morning briefing: Big game and affordable housing

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing. Heads up hunters More than 5,000 deer, elk and javelina hunting licenses go on sale in August on the state Department of Game and Fish website. The first sale — elk licenses for people younger than 18 — is Aug. 4. The second sale […]

Monday morning briefing: Digital art contest, roadwork delays and hot weather

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing. Calling all artists Deadline for entries in the Axiom of Gesture digital art show at Eastern New Mexico University is July 30. Axiom of Gesture is “a digital show devoted to the spirit of human movement” and how people move through time and space, […]

Weekly update — July 18

No damaged light poles in gyms so far Clovis schools are midway through a district-wide inspection of light poles prompted by a Consumer Product Safety Commission recall of light poles that can crack and fall. Deputy Superintendent of Operations Joel Shirley says so far, none of the steel light poles manufactured by the now-defunct Whitco […]

Police blotter — July 18

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 1 a.m. July 5 an officer responded to a residence in the 1000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard for a report of criminal damage. A woman said she was asleep and woke when her bedroom window exploded and she […]

Birthday — July 11

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Lorenz Elizabeth Lorenz of Clovis celebrated her 95th birthday June 27 at 321 W. Christopher in Clovis. The celebration was hosted by her family. Elizabeth Lorenz was born June 28, 1915, in Fayette County, Texas. She has eight children, 20 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Senior happenings — July 11

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: 9 a.m.-4p.m. daily activities. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities; 9 a.m. board of directors meeting, 11 a.m. monthly senior center metting, noon installation of officers and sandwich luncheon, 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities; 9:30 a.m. free blood pressure and […]

Engagement

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Holguin-Olguin Valentin and Michelle Holguin of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Nichole A. Holguin of Clovis, to Justin Lee Olguin of Clovis, son of Bobby and the late Elfida Olguin of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows noon Aug. 7, 2010, at Sacred Heart Parish. The reception will be at […]

On the shelves — July 11

The following books are available at Clovis-Carver Public Library “The Superstress Solution” by Roberta Lee shows how you can build stress resistance and resilience into your over-stimulated and undernourished lifestyle with a prescription for recognizing, rebalancing, and protecting yourself from the tensions that rob your peace of mind. “The Seasons of Second Chances” by Diane […]

Work a-plenty at H-Bar Ranch

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Courtesy photo An old postcard with a posed photo of the H-Bar and cowhands that claims Billy the Kid was taken to the “X-Bar” after he was shot ” totally false, of course. Also, no self-respecting cowhand would have been caught dead wearing fur chaps. Ruth White Burns Editor’s Note: This is the latest in […]

Honors — July 18

Mosolf Becky Mosolf of Clovis was named to the spring 2010 Dean’s List at Taylor University.

Club notes — July 18

Encanto Garden Club Encanto Garden Club met July 8 at Muffley’s Backdoor with Coral Whitaker reading The Gardner’s Prayer. President Helen Martinez presided after welcoming guest, Sharon Sipler. The 2010 Fair Books were distributed and various aspects of the upcoming Flower Show were discussed. It was generally agreed there is need for more information for […]

Birth — July 18

Lauren Daugherty Lauren Diane Daugherty was born April 7, 2010 to Payton and Heather Daugherty of Humble, Texas at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital in Humble, Texas. She weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces. Grandparents are Tammie and Dwayne Wilkerson of Portales; and Jim and Cathy Daugherty of Elida. Great-grandparents are Joann Hall of Roswell, Rose Norman […]

Reunion — July 18

Greathouse reunion The Greathouse reunion held their 54th get together on July 11 at the Roosevelt County Electric Cooperative in Portales. There were two clans represented with 36 people attending. During visitation scrapbooks were viewed and family histories were exchanged followed by a potluck dinner with the invocation being given by Floretta Wood. Those attending […]

Senior happenings — July 18

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Dance at La Casa Senior Center. Monday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Dance at La Casa Senior Center. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily activities. Wednesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities; 10:30 Indoor exercise; 1 p.m. Bingo and refreshments. Thursday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily activities; 10:30 a.m. […]

Friday morning briefing: Rodeo riding into town and nuclear power

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Rodeo time The High Plains Junior Rodeo finals ride into town Monday at the Curry County Events Center and