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Yam shows'Hell or High Water'

STAFF WRITER [email protected] Portales residents were given a chance to see their local area portrayed on the “big screen” Thursday night when the Yam Theatre gave a free showing of “Hell or High Water.” Portales...

 

Student talks cultural pride, issues

Versia Hodges II, 26, lives in Portales and is currently a graduate student in the Eastern New Mexico University Communication Department. He was also a member of the ENMU Greyhounds men’s basketball team and graduated in the...

 

Q&A: Authority chair talks water concerns

link Gayla Brumfield Editor’s note: Gayla Brumfield, chair of the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority board, was first appointed to the board in 2008. She said she became m...

 

ENMU president praises dual-enrollment program

Editor’s note: Steve Gamble has been president of Eastern New Mexico University since August of 2001. Prior to ENMU, Gamble, who earned a doctorate degree in U.S. history from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, also worked seven y...

 

CCC president talks higher education

Becky Rowley became president of Clovis Community College in July of 2011, after serving 12 years as the college’s executive vice president. She also has served as a CCC full-time faculty member and continues to teach one...

 

ENMU president talks education

Editor’s note: Steve Gamble has been president of Eastern New Mexico University since August of 2001. Prior to ENMU, Gamble, who earned a doctorate degree in U.S. history from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, also worked seven... Full story

 

Q&A: Following in her sister's footsteps

Staff writer [email protected] Hannah Giles, Miss Southern New Mexico and first-time pageant contestant, will compete for the Miss New Mexico crown next week. The event manager...

 

Following in her sister's footsteps

Staff writer [email protected] Hannah Giles, Miss Southern New Mexico and first-time pageant contestant, will compete for the Miss New Mexico crown next week. The event manager... Full story

 

Students go shoeless for cause

Hannah Altheide spoke to her professors, worked, walked around campus and drove her car Tuesday without shoes. The only time the Eastern New Mexico University junior wore shoes was during basketball practice. CMI staff photo: Benna...

 

Dairy Fest kicks off Saturday

For anyone who has ever wondered about life on a dairy, one local summer event has the answers. This year’s third annual Dairy Fest will take place Saturday at the Curry County Fairgrounds in Clovis. “Dairy Fest is a day of...

 

Dairy Fest offers food, entertainment and education

CNJ file photo The third annual Dairy Fest will be held this Saturday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Curry County Fairgrounds. For anyone who has ever wondered about life on a dairy, one local summer event has the answers. This year...

 

Swimming safely

Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks Satiago Marshall of Clovis takes part in a recent lifeguard training class at the Clovis Aquatic Center. Once certified, he said he wants to become a lifeguard at the center. With warmer...

 

Swimming safely

With warmer temperatures and summer on the way, more and more children and adults will be seeking refuge from the heat and fun in the sun at pools and lakes throughout the region. Potter Park Pool has been cleaned and inspected...

 

Lighthouse Mission needs summer kids’ meal volunteers

Freedom New Mexico: Janet Bresenham Lighthouse Mission director Richard Gomez is looking for volunteers to help provide a summer breakfast program for about 50 area children on Saturday mornings. Gomez hopes to offer children...

 

Mancusi leads 20-mile walk to fight hunger

Roberto Mancusi does more than just talk the talk about the problem of hunger in New Mexico. He walks the walk. Mancusi, a member of First United Methodist Church of Portales, plans to lead a 20-mile Walk to Fight Hunger on May 30...

 

ENMU professor on crusade against hunger

Freedom New Mexico: Janet Bresenham Roberto Mancusi, left, and the Rev. Jeff Symonds sort through food donations at the First United Methodist Church of Portales, which will be given to the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico and the... Full story

 

May 16, 2008 Religion Calendar

Today Lighthouse Disciples Benefit Car Wash — 1 p.m. every Friday (weather permitting). All donations go toward the Lighthouse Mission Discipleship Program. Lighthouse Mission, 407 L. Casillas Blvd. Information: 762-1933....

 

Pool staff trained, ready for summer

Cannon Connections: Tony Bullocks Andrew Marhefka of Clovis swims across the pool as part of a recent lifeguard training program at the Clovis Aquatic Center. The Liberty Pool at Cannon Air Force Base opens May 24. Eric Kirby, the...

 

Pool staff trained, ready for summer

Cannon Connections: Tony Bullocks Andrew Marhefka of Clovis swims across the pool as part of a recent lifeguard training program at the Clovis Aquatic Center. The Liberty Pool at Cannon Air Force Base opens May 24. Eric Kirby, the...

 

Mime troupe interprets Christian music

Editor’s Note: The N.M. Baptist Children’s Home identifies the children who live there with only first names and last name initials to the media. When Toni K. wants to share God’s love, she puts her hands and heart into her m...

 

May 9, 2008 Religion Calendar

Today Lighthouse Disciples Benefit Car Wash — 1 p.m. every Friday (weather permitting). All donations go toward the Lighthouse Mission Discipleship Program. Lighthouse Mission, 407 L. Casillas Blvd. Information: 762-1933. Ann...

 

Wing commander promotes volunteerism

Editor’s Note: In recognition of National Volunteer Week last week, Col. Timothy Leahy, the 27th Special Operations Wing commander, offered his thoughts about the importance of volunteerism in response to a series of questions...

 

Group plans mission trip to Asia

Sasha Parker and Casey O’Connor know their mission trip this month to China and Vietnam will be life-changing. The Eastern New Mexico University freshmen, both 19, said they also expect the experience to increase their faith and...

 

Religion Calendar May 2

Today Sabbath Bible Discussion Group — 7 p.m. every other Friday. Led by Frederico “Rico” Rosendo and Sean Shepherd, who are both Messianic Jews. Hosted by the Wesley Foundation student center, 1417 S. Ave. K....

 

Group plans mission trip to China, Vietnam

Sasha Parker and Casey O’Connor know their mission trip this month to China and Vietnam will be life-changing. The two Eastern New Mexico University freshmen, both 19, said they also expect the experience to increase their faith...

 

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