Unwitting student: Popcorn tasted too sweet, kind of stale

By Darrell Todd Maurina When Audi Parrish was offered popcorn during her Monday lunch period, she didn’t like the taste. “I only had two pieces,” the Marshall Junior High student said. “I felt it was really, really sweet when I first put it in my mouth, not a bad sweet, but just sweet. Then it […]

Police Blotter 1/16

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: A Clovis junior high vice principal called police about 9 a.m. on Jan. 9 to report that a battery had occurred shortly before Christmas break. A 15-year-old student advised police that he had been hearing rumors around school that he was going […]

Scholarship changes opposed

By Michelle Seeber PORTALES — A year ago, New Mexico’s House Finance Committee proposed new requirements for the Lottery Success Scholarship that would make it more difficult for college students to obtain dollars for tuition. The plan called for raising the required grade-point average from 2.5 to 3.0. The committee also recommended the dollars become available […]

Student Profiles 12/4

Stephanie H. Bradshaw, 17, is the daughter of Raymond and Anna Bradshaw and is a senior at Clovis High School. What is your idea of a perfect day? Waking up to fresh snow on the slopes, snowboarding all day and finishing the evening with friends by a fireplace. Tell us about your pets … Shadow […]

Pagans claim they are not misanthropic, just misunderstood

By Mike Linn They don’t worship the devil. They don’t prick voodoo dolls with pins. And while some members call themselves Wiccans, or witches, they say they don’t attempt to impose evil spells on their enemies. About 20 members of a newly formed Eastern New Mexico University group of college students call themselves pagans. One […]

Police Blotter 11/20

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police responded about 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 to a vehicle theft on the 1300 block of East Grand. Police determined that a furniture truck owned by a Clovis business had been left open while being unloaded and employees heard the truck […]

Student Profiles 11/20

PERRY JACKSON Perry Jackson, 18, is the son of Phil and Camille Jackson and is a senior at Clovis High School. Tell us about your pets? My pet is a cocker Spaniel named Maggie. She is about two years old and I have had her for about a year. What is so great about your […]

Comin’ home to CCC

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The movie “The Hulk” plays during Movie Day as part of the Clovis Community College 2003 Homecoming activities Tuesday at the Commons. At left, working the table, are students Carisima Garcia, Gina Martinez, and Tara Winslow. CNJ photo: Eric Kluth By Darrell Todd Maurina Clovis Community College has no athletic team. That won’t prevent homecoming […]

Student Profiles 11/13

Justin Pinckney, 17, is the son of Ronita and Greg Pinckney and a senior at Clovis High School. What did you think about on 9/11: For a while I just couldn’t believe it. I didn’t want to believe it. I couldn’t imagine walking to school or work and seeing the two towers in flames or […]

ENMU celebrates life on ‘Day of the Dead’

By Helena Rodriguez Today is the Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead.” But unlike Halloween, which conjures up stark images of death, Dia de Los Muertos is a celebration of life. And Eastern New Mexico University celebrated the lives of four students in the form of “ofrendas” or memorial altars […]