In Search of Ponies: Allergies call for compromise

Sharna Johnson Sneezing, wheezing, struggling for air with itching and puffy red eyes, my son’s friend sat in the living room on the ottoman, his shoulders hunched, his physique conveying sheer misery. Not knowing what to do, I asked if he needed some Benadryl. “No,” he said, trying to tough it out. “Should I call [...]

Robbery victim still in recovery

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Courtesy photo Larry Porter is still hospitalized, recovering from a broken leg he received during a Nov. 30 robbery that took place in his driveway. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A month after he was robbed and beaten in his own driveway, 72-year-old Larry Porter of Clovis remains hospitalized and is struggling to recover [...]

Hounds wary of struggling WT

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo ENMU senior wide receiver, who leads NCAA Division II in catches per game (9.67) and yards receiving per game (135), is tackled by Angelo State defensive back Dekkar Williams during last week’s game at Greyhound Stadium. By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico and West Texas A&M battle [...]

County fairs more of family affair

By Glenda Price: CNJ columnist County fairs are under way now, and the big state fairs are not far off. This tradition includes almost every state as well as many other countries. It all began as a way for people to compare their livestock, vegetables, etc., with those grown by their neighbors. Small towns, many [...]

Lujan economic tour stops in Clovis

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan addresses media outside Cannon Air Force Base Thursday afternoon. The congressman said he’s made supporting projects that benefit military families a priority. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan told Clovis and Curry County officials Thursday that a $787 billion federal [...]

ENMU Educators Offering Help to Children Struggling with Reading

Eastern New Mexico University educators are looking for children struggling with reading. Kathleen Donalson, Dan Greathouse and Shona Thomason are looking for children in second through sixth grade.

Military moms susceptible to post-partum depression

By Anita Doberman: CNJ columnist I recently received a touching letter from a woman struggling with post-partum depression. She mentioned that some days she can’t wait for night to come so that she can close her eyes again and not feel. This young military wife, who just had her first son while her husband is [...]

Floyd staves off Grady

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Floyd’s Blair Jaramillo, left, loses the control of the ball to Grady’s Katarina Grau during Tuesday’s first-round game of the EPAC tournament at Texico High. (Staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent TEXICO — A steal with almost six minutes to play usually isn’t considered a game-sealer. But, in a matchup of young [...]

Single mom struggling with disability, lack of income

By Eric Butler By Eric Butler CNJ CORRESPONDENT She’s only been a resident of the area for a couple of months, and doesn’t know a lot of people. She also has three children to care for and only limited income from child-support payments while she tries to find a job. Still, Ginny (not her real [...]