Hounds blank Falcons to snap losing streak

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Eastern New Mexico University sophomore midfielder Ryan Atkinson, left, defends against Texas-Permian Basin junior Jose Soto during the second half of Friday’s men’s soccer match at the ENMU pitch. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Stepping outside the Southwest Soccer Conference was apparently what the doctor ordered for […]

Vargas learned his trade at the Clovis airport

Don McAlavy Just prior to the beginning of Clovis Army Air Field in 1942, that air field was the Clovis Municipal Airport. In 1941-42, Clovis High School classes were conducted in the old hangar at the air field. Ramon P. Vargas learned to be an aircraft mechanic there. “There were instructors from Albuquerque,” said Vargas. […]

Clovis air field home to glider-pilot training

By Don McAlavy: CNJ columnist Just prior to the beginning of Clovis Army Air Field in 1942, that air field was the Clovis Municipal Airport. In 1941-42, Clovis High School classes were conducted in the old hangar at the air field. Ramon P. Vargas learned to be an aircraft mechanic there. “There were instructors from […]

Mendez Jr., Ralph M.

Ralph M. Mendez Jr. Ralph M. Mendez Jr., 33, of Tucumcari, died Saturday, July 2, 2005, at his home. He was born on Oct. 24, 1971, in Glendale, Calif. He came to Tucumcari in 1991. He had been working in maintenance while living in California. He was preceded in death by his father Rafael M. […]