Reporter’s notebook: United Way to wrap up campaign

United Way of Eastern New Mexico is looking to wrap up its annual campaign by Friday. Executive Director Erinn Burch said pledges total about 91 percent of the campaign’s goal of $482, 005. Burch said Curry County pledges total $388,141, about 94 percent of the $412,005 goal. Roosevelt County pledges total $48,579, about 69 percent […]

Tamales hard to keep around, fun to make

Helena Rodriguez Trivia: What’s the most popular gift unwrapped during the holidays in New Mexico? Answer: Tamales. Don’t you just love tamales? Who doesn’t? There’s even a popular children’s book by Gary Soto called “Too Many Tamales.” But as my daughter, Laura, and I found out last week, you can never have too many tamales. […]

Lady Buffs roll to three-game win over ENMU

CNJ STAFF CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M extended a couple of long winning streaks and gave coach Tony Graystone his school record 160th career victory Tuesday night as the Lady Buffaloes defeated Eastern New Mexico University 30-20, 30-25, 31-29 in Lone Star Conference South Division action. The win kept the Lady Buffs (24-6, 7-1 […]