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Articles from the March 29, 2012 edition

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All district 2-B selections

Boys Clovis Christian: Kevin Naceanceno, Kendall Naceanceno. Elida: Laneith Veo-Chenault, Justus Criswell. Grady: Adam Lunsford, Cody Pancho, Trenton Jones. Roy/Mosquero: Aaron Martinez, Chritian Gutierrez, Phillip Libby. San Jon: Matthew Evans,...

 

Red Cross of Eastern New Mexico seeking volunteers

The Red Cross of Eastern New Mexico is looking for volunteer disaster responders, fundraisers, event planners, general office help and instructors to teach CPR, first aid and disaster response. "There are no special skills required," said Aline...

 

Commissioners reject equipment bids

Roosevelt County commissioners voted unanimously to reject all bids for rough stock equipment for the Roosevelt County Special Events Arena at a special meeting Thursday in the Commission Room of the county courthouse. County Manager Charlene Webb... Full story

 

Live every day with wisdom, understanding, purpose

Today is the time to live, love, laugh and praise God. Today is the day to leave a good memory, to say, "I love you," to forgive a wrong, to mend a broken relationship. Today is the day to give your appreciation to someone you have long admired. It...

 

Chandler receives honor

Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler won the New Mexico Prosecutor of the Year award last week at the annual prosecutor spring training conference in Ruidoso, according to a news release from the Administrative Office of the District... Full story

 

Friend lifted spirits even in death

I had to say good-bye to one of my closest friends this week when I attended his funeral. The reason I bring this up is because my friend, Charlie, was an entertainer. Whether it was duct taping a pillow to his chest to sumo wrestle with my brother...

 

Youthful performers take spotlight at jamboree opening night

The Floyd Lions Jamboree may be an old tradition but there was no shortage of younger generations Thursday at opening night for the show's 62nd annual performance. Along with young local performers who are native to the show, there were also two...

 

Area prep baseball linescores - March 29

First game Eunice 11, Texico 1 Eunice 111 35 —11 7 2 Texico 001 00 — 1 4 5 Daniel Gallegos and Tyler Almager; Gentry Doolittle, Sergio Posada (5) and Josh Treadway. W — Gallegos. L — Doolittle. Top hitters — Eunice: Bustamante 2-3, 2B, 2...

 

Area prep baseball linescores - March 29

First game Eunice 11, Texico 1 Eunice 111 35 —11 7 2 Texico 001 00 — 1 4 5 Daniel Gallegos and Tyler Almager; Gentry Doolittle, Sergio Posada (5) and Josh Treadway. W — Gallegos. L — Doolittle. Top hitters — Eunice: Bustamante 2-3, 2B, 2...

 

Clovis hosts state Golden Gloves event

For the 24th time, Clovis will play host to the New Mexico Golden Gloves boxing championships as the three-day event begins with bouts tonight at Roy Walker Community Center. Those who end up victorious in the various weight classes on Sunday not...

 

Clovis hosts state Golden Gloves event

For the 24th time, Clovis will play host to the New Mexico Golden Gloves boxing championships as the three-day event begins with bouts tonight at Roy Walker Community Center. Those who end up victorious in the various weight classes on Sunday not...

 

NMHSCA all-state basketball teams

BOYS FIRST TEAM Class 5A Bryce Alford, La Cueva Cullen Neal, Eldorado Mando Marshall, Las Cruces High John Dawson, Clovis Martin Colledge Romero, Albuquerque High Class 4A Adrian Ortegon, Santa Teresa Chase Salazar, Roswell Goddard Lane Vanderhulst,...

 

Volunteer EMS agencies facing staffing shortages

Volunteer emergency medical services agencies in eastern New Mexico and West Texas are facing staffing shortages, according to local EMS officials. CNJ staff photo: Benna Sayyed Stan Miller, Bovina... Full story

 

A good book sounds an important warning

I don't know how long it took Eugene Peterson to actually write his book "The Pastor_, but though he's written around thirty others, it took him almost eighty years to be able to write this one. An amazing book (Peterson doesn't write any other...

 

A good book sounds an important warning

I don't know how long it took Eugene Peterson to actually write his book "The Pastor_, but though he's written around thirty others, it took him almost eighty years to be able to write this one. An amazing book (Peterson doesn't write any other... Full story

 

Lost dogs family's last connection to son who died

Two lost schnauzers are causing heartbreak for a family who say the dogs are their only connection to 12-year-old Jacob, who died in a vehicle accident in December. Courtesy photo: Mechelle Thomson...

 

Volunteer EMS agencies facing staffing shortages

Volunteer emergency medical services agencies in eastern New Mexico and West Texas are facing staffing shortages, according to local EMS officials. CNJ staff photo: Benna Sayyed Stan Miller, Bovina...

 

Religion feature: Church provides food for hungry

The 16th and Pile Church of Christ has been providing food for the needy Mondays and Fridays for six months. Church Elder Don McCasland said the Helping Hands food pantry is aimed at helping people without jobs. The number of unemployed in Curry... Full story

 

Police blotter - March 30

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Wednesday 1:45 a.m.: Call in reference to a pregnant female who was beat up by her boyfriend. She is outside on the ground, 2100 block of West Grand. 3:48 a.m.: Caller reported a group of... Full story

 

Red Cross seeking volunteers

The Red Cross of Eastern New Mexico is looking for volunteer disaster responders, fundraisers, event planners, general office help and instructors to teach CPR, first aid and disaster response. "There are no special skills required," said Aline...

 

District Attorney Matt Chandler honored

Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler won the New Mexico Prosecutor of the Year award last week at the annual prosecutor spring training conference in Ruidoso, according to a news release from the Administrative Office of the District... Full story

 

Religion calendar - March 30

Friday Bishop Kelshaw Lecture Series - St. James Episcopal Church. Subject: Christian biblical world view. Registration forms on St. James website or come by church office. Saturday Bishop Kelshaw Lecture Series - St. James Episcopal Church. Subject:... Full story

 

Family joins search for missing airman

Scott Lee never ceased to amaze his family and friends. As a teenager he worked the snowboard circuit in California. When he was 18 he hitchhiked with a surfboard through South America, then all of the sudden he was a river guide in Utah, the next...

 

Family joins search for missing airman

Scott Lee never ceased to amaze his family and friends. As a teenager he worked the snowboard circuit in California. When he was 18 he hitchhiked with a surfboard through South America, then all of the sudden he was a river guide in Utah, the next... Full story

 

Cannon personnel competing in Golden Gloves

A quintet of Cannon Air Force Base personnel will be taking on a different type of fight this weekend, when they trade their uniforms for shorts and boxing gloves. They will be part of the field during the Golden Gloves state competition, set for...

 

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