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Articles from the August 15, 2007 edition

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Christ’s people have amazing heritage

In a little over a week, my wife and I are heading “across the pond” to Africa for three weeks with our sons and the other missionaries at Mbale, Uganda. My oldest brother and his family served...

 

Soccer team changes schedule approach

CNJ Staff Photo: Gabriel Monte Junior Jesus Loya works on his header technique during Wednesday’s Clovis High’s boys soccer practice at Yucca Middle School. The team begins its season Aug. 25 at Rio Rancho. The Clovis High boys soccer team put to...

 

Exhibitors channel pioneers at fair

Even horses need pedicures. Placing the foot of his horse on a stand, Dusty Leatherwood clipped its hoof with oversized nail clippers, and smoothed the edges with a foot-long metal file. Shoenail never even whinnied. A professional farrier, Leatherwo...

 

Education Feature: Back in session

CNJ staff photo: Gabriel Monte Clovis High School freshman students wait for their parents to pick them up Wednesday after the first day of classes. The first day of school went smoothly at the Clovis High School Freshman Campus, the newest addition...

 

Biotech coming to Clovis

Alltech, an international biotechnology company that manufactures organic animal food supplements, will set up a new base east of Clovis. The company bought a 240-acre site that used to house an ethanol plant north of U.S. 60-70-84. Plans include a...

 

Portales plans to pursue the pass

The Portales Rams didn’t throw the ball that much last year. Second-year Rams coach Andy Correll said that’s going to change. “We’re throwing to spots, running crisp, clean routes, and still (retaining) the ability to go deep when we have...

 

Effects of water on breast milk studied

Representatives from the University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Tech University are conducting research in the area to determine the effects of perchlorate exposure to infants through ingestion of breast milk. Research has shown that Roosevelt...

 

Water authority explores legalization

Following what the members called a successful field hearing for the Ute Water Project, the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority discussed a roadmap toward becoming a true authority at Wednesday’s meeting. Clovis City Attorney Dave Richards, an...

 

Portales native Ross homers

MIAMI — The ever-expanding list of catalysts for the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks now includes reserve infielder Augie Ojeda, who had a role in their latest win even though he didn’t play. Ojeda made his pitching debut as a sacrificial...

 

Reporter's Notebook: Fisherwoman snags 30-inch flathead

Courtesy photo Vanessa Anaya shows off the 12-pound flathead she caught at Greene Acres Lake. It was Friday night, and the Anayas were resting. Out of nowhere, Vanessa decided it was time to go fishing. “I just had that feeling to go that day,...

 

Ram and Lady Ram soccer hopefuls tryout

More than 30 boys hoping to make the Portales Rams soccer team hit the brand new pitch Wednesday afternoon for tryouts. A similar number of girls showed up for tryouts as Portales added boys and girls soccer this season. “(The boys are) pretty...

 

Education Digest: ENMU holding open house

Eastern New Mexico University in Portales is hosting an open house from 1-3 p.m. Sunday for the new San Juan Village student apartments and newly renovated Campus Union Building (CUB), according to an ENMU news release. Refreshments will be served...

 

Researchers seek breast-feeding mothers to participate in study

Representatives from the University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Tech University are conducting research in the area to determine the effects of perchlorate exposure to infants through ingestion of breast milk. Research has shown that Roosevelt...

 

Group moves toward becoming authority

Following what the members called a successful field hearing for the Ute Water Project, the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority discussed a roadmap toward becoming a true authority at Wednesday’s meeting. Clovis City Attorney Dave Richards, an...

 

Alltech coming to area

Alltech, an international biotechnology company that manufactures organic animal food supplements, will set up a new base east of Clovis. The company bought a 240-acre site that used to house an ethanol plant north of U.S. 60-70-84. Plans include a...

 

County fair offers opportunity to display wares

The Roosevelt County fair begins Wednesday, and county residents are being encouraged to enter items in the Home Arts division. “We try to encourage people to bring things in and display their work,” said Roosevelt County Home Economist Connie...

 

Informed doctors should be judge of new drugs

One of the most wondrous things about our world is how a single drug or chemical often can speed healing or recovery of the human body in a variety of ways. A drug might be developed and marketed for one condition, headaches for example, but also...

 

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