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Articles from the October 24, 2009 edition

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Residents share weight loss successes

CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Maurine Thomas, co-leader of the Clovis chapter of Taking Off Pounds Sensibly, eyes her weight during the group's weekly weigh in. Kimmie Davis has done it all. She got married, raised a family, went back to school...

 

$18,000 reward offered in vandalism case

Six weeks since heavy equipment was used to ransack a budding housing development, there are still no leads. Workers arrived at the development early Sept. 19 to discover a front-end loader and dirt c...

 

Growers: Peanut harvest slightly above average

PNT Staff Photo: Clarence Plank Mark Brewer of Portales rakes peanuts into a grate, which are carried to a shifter that takes out rock, vines and leaves on Saturday at Sunland, Inc. With the harvest about halfway there, this year’s peanut crop is... Full story

 

Social work fund established at ENMU

A new agreement is funding classes and internships for Eastern New Mexico University students planning to work in public child welfare. The university and the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department have established at Title IV-E... Full story

 

10/25 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 9 a.m. Oct. 14 an officer responded to a school in the 1900 block of Thornton Street for a report of criminal sexual contact. The principal said... Full story

 

Class wins poster contest

Carol Ainsworth’s fourth-period art class at Lindsey Middle School has won the Roosevelt General Hospital Infection Control Poster Contest. Their prize is a pizza party. The other three classes that participated will receive cookies. The contest... Full story

 

Local sports officials pink up for breast cancer awareness

Local sports enthusiasts are thinking pink. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and local teams are joining professional sports teams in attracting attention to the issue by wearing pink. Michael Doerr, athletics director at the Portales...

 

Social work fund established at ENMU

A new agreement is funding classes and internships for Eastern New Mexico University students planning to work in public child welfare. The university and the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department have established at Title IV-E... Full story

 

Clovis residents share weight loss successes

Kimmie Davis has done it all. She got married, raised a family, went back to school to finish her degree. She did boy scouts and sporting events. “I did everything but take care of me,” Davis said. A month and 9 and 3/4 a pounds later, Davis is...

 

Growers: Peanut harvest slightly above average

With the harvest about halfway there, this year’s peanut crop is good to average, according to people in the know. The harvest began in September and most peanuts are expected to be in before Thanksgiving. “I’ve seen worse, I’ve seen... Full story

 

Hounds third in LSC cross country

CANYON, Texas — Freshman Jacob Lozano of Hobbs finished 11th in a time of 26 minutes, 27 seconds over eight kilometers, leading the Eastern New Mexico University men’s cross country team to a third-place finish on Saturday in the LSC... Full story

 

Hounds third in LSC cross country

Freedom New Mexico CANYON, Texas — Freshman Jacob Lozano of Hobbs finished 11th in a time of 26 minutes, 27 seconds over eight kilometers, leading the Eastern New Mexico University men’s cross country team to a third-place finish on Saturday...

 

Savage Storm tops Zias

Freedom New Mexico Southeastern Oklahoma scored the final two points of the third set on Eastern New Mexico University attack errors, and the Savage Storm went on to claim a 25-22, 22-25, 26-24, 25-9 Lone Star Conference volleyball win over the Zias...

 

Savage Storm tops Zias

PORTALES — Southeastern Oklahoma scored the final two points of the third set on Eastern New Mexico University attack errors, and the Savage Storm went on to claim a 25-22, 22-25, 26-24, 25-9 Lone Star Conference volleyball win over the Zias...

 

ENMU falls short at Kingsville

Freedom New Mexico KINGSVILLE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University has still never won at Texas A&M-Kingsville, but the Greyhounds are certainly getting closer. Junior running back Fred Winborn rushed for 263 yards and three touchdowns, but...

 

Oct. 25 Public Record

The following cases were closed through the Magistrate Court from Sept. 29 to Sept. 30.... Full story

 

ENMU falls short at Kingsville

Freedom New Mexico KINGSVILLE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University has still never won at Texas A&M-Kingsville, but the Greyhounds are certainly getting closer. Junior running back Fred Winborn rushed for 263 yards and three touchdowns, but...

 

Health not found behind club doors

There’s only one word to describe Old Stub — weatherbeaten. He got his name years ago when a coyote played dead till he got to him and then bit off the end of one finger. Stub’s blue eyes have faded from looking at the sky for rainclouds,...

 

What happened to news that matters?

Andy Warhol was the first to claim, in 1968, that we’ll all have our 15 minutes of fame. Some are just more impatient than others on getting their time. I’m all for new media and burgeoning technology that can instantly put any of us in front of... Full story

 

Troops won't help troubled Afghanistan

Freedom New Mexico Secretary of state Hillary Clinton, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, French foreign minister Bernard Kouchner and four straight days of intensive discussions with Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry provided the pressure. The result...

 

Troops won't help troubled Afghanistan

Freedom New Mexico Secretary of state Hillary Clinton, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, French foreign minister Bernard Kouchner and four straight days of intensive discussions with Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry provided the pressure. The result...

 

What happened to news that matters?

Andy Warhol was the first to claim, in 1968, that we’ll all have our 15 minutes of fame. Some are just more impatient than others on getting their time. I’m all for new media and burgeoning technology that can instantly put any of us in front of... Full story

 

New commander for 73rd SOS

USAF photo: Airman 1st Class James Bell Col James Cardoso, 27th Special Operations Group commander, hands the 73rd Special Operations Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Kevin Cabanas, 73 SOS commander, on Oct. 23. Col. William Wolfe relinquished command of...

 

Udall: Senate approves key defense legislation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-NM, today reported that the Senate has passed key defense legislation that includes significant funding for New Mexico’s military installations and national laboratories that provide critical support of...

 

Poet's interest in Cowboys has roots in childhood

Don McAlavy has written poetry since he was a farm boy at his family’s home 16 miles north of Clovis. He fell off the first horse he rode, herding “woolies” with his father. As a gangling long-legged youth he worked on the Joe Bailey ranch in... Full story

 

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