Feb. 20, 2008 Best Bet on TV

What: American Idol Where: FOX When: 6 p.m. What it’s about: The top 12 female singers perform.

Zelfa Goad Younger

Zelfa Goad Younger, 99, of Melrose, and formerly of Texico, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born Oct. 15, 1906, in Pecan Gap, Texas, to Emily Saloma and Charles Lee Goad. She grew up in the Fairview community near Claude, Texas. She received her bachelor’s degree in teacher […]

Clovis native helps woman in distress

By Leslie Radford: CNJ staff writer Duke Younger boarded Southwest Airlines flight 533 on June 6 in Dallas on his way to Albuquerque for business. Little did he know just outside of Lubbock, he would aid in perhaps saving the life of a female passenger, whose name he never caught. Younger, a former Clovis resident […]

Comics page undergoing some changes

By David Stevens: CNJ Editor Our newspaper’s black-and-white comics (Page 3C today) have a new look. After months of thinking about it, asking readers’ opinions and drawing our own conclusions, and finally, negotiating prices with syndicates, we’ve added five new comics and eliminated three. We made space for the new features by moving the daily […]

Younger, Billie J.

Billie J. Younger Services: Have been held. Mrs. Billie J. Younger, 77, of Melrose, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on March 30, 1927, in Shamrock, Texas, to W. H. and Ruby Corzine. She moved to Field in 1952 and then to Melrose in 1956. She […]

Cibola sweeps Lady Cats

CNJ staff ALBUQUERQUE — Cibola outsized and outplayed the Clovis volleyball team Saturday in a 25-16, 25-15, 25-16 District 4-5A win. “That might be, collectively, the best team we’ve seen all year,” Clovis coach Darrel Ray said. Ray added he wanted his younger, less experienced team to learn from playing the Lady Cougars. Ray said […]

Hounds get a look at younger players

CNJ STAFF BLACKWATER DRAW — Several veterans are nursing injuries during Eastern New Mexico University’s spring football drills, but coach Bud Elliott and his staff aren’t too concerned. It just gives them more opportunity to look at less experienced players. The Greyhounds, who have been practicing for three weeks, had an intrasquad scrimmage Saturday morning […]

Fair mixes fitness, fun

By Darrell Todd Maurina Getting stuck in the arm by a nurse wielding a sharp needle wasn’t K’Lynn Ferguson’s idea of fun, but her mother Sabrina said she was glad Wednesday’s health fair combined fun with important medical services. Ferguson was among the dozens and dozens of Clovis children and teenagers who showed up at […]

New event prepares ropers for next step

By Eric Butler The double mugging event is new to the High Plains Junior Rodeo Association Finals and it’s proving to be a popular competition. The term has nothing to do with smiling for the camera or accosting someone for monetary gain, but instead means helping a roper tie down a calf. The event — […]

CHS alumni game scheduled tonight

By Dave Wagner David Lansford knows he can’t do everything on a basketball court that he could when he was in high school a quarter of a century ago, but he’s still looking forward to Clovis High’s second annual alumni game scheduled for 7 p.m. tonight at Rock Staubus Gym. First off, it’s a chance […]