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Starship draws around 2,000 fans to Curry Events Center

CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Stephanie Calvert joins Mickey Thomas as Starship plays Thursday night at the Curry County Events Center. The group, which has toured with Thomas since 1990, was the headline event at the evening's performances of the... Full story

 

Their view: Hair won’t compromise World Series outcome

Russell Anglin writes a weekly column for the Quay County Sun in Tucumcari. Here’s a “snip” from his recent offering on baseball slugger Manny Ramirez:...

 

Current administration dangerous

It bothers me to no end that millions of Americans simply don’t get just how dangerous this current administration’s views are, especially about the nature of our basic rights. I suppose I should not be surprised, given the utterly perverted...

 

Fuel grading system fails auto consumers

Given the difficulties facing the auto industry, one would think the U.S. government would ease off the accelerator on absurd new regulations until cars started rolling more quickly off dealer lots. The government itself still owns much of General...

 

Starship kicks off music festival

The Clovis sound came out in full force Thursday night, as Starship took flight. From Jefferson Airplane to Jefferson Starship to Starship to its current incarnation as Starship Featuring Mickey Thomas, the historic tunes of the group resonated...

 

My turn: Drug abuse serious issue

I’m not one for making something into a big deal if it’s not warranted. But this week’s video is just a small example of why the article in Thursday’s paper should be taken very seriously, and local pharmacies and law enforcement alike... Full story

 

City commission gets Hull Street overpass update

A short Clovis City Commission meeting had its share of history, spiritual events and music to go with a Hull Street Bridge update. City Commissioner Bobby Sandoval told commissioners and audience members Thursday that cement pouring, which started...

 

Ranchvale Elementary wins national honor

Ranchvale Elementary School is one of just three New Mexico schools — 314 in the U.S. — named a 2010 National Blue Ribbon School. The announcement came late Thursday. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private elementary,...

 

Rodrigues scores hat trick as Hounds blank Permian-Basin

Freedom New Mexico: Clarence Plank Eastern New Mexico University freshman defender Jehmaine Brooks looks for an open teammate Thursday at Greyhound Soccer Field. ENMU beat the University of Texas-Permian Basin 4-0. Freedom New Mexico PORTALES...

 

Rodrigues scores hat trick as Hounds blank Permian-Basin

Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Senior forward Emerson Rodrigues scored a hat trick Thursday and the Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team got back on the winning track with a 4-0 win over Texas-Permian Basin. Rodrigues ran his... Full story

 

Friday morning briefing: Little rock stars, limited lunch and an Oscar

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. School of rock Looking to catch a budding rock star or hot new group right here in Clovis? Check out the “Kids Rock” Rock and Roll Assembly 9 a.m. today at Mesa Elementary....

 

Friday morning briefing: Little rock stars, limited lunch and an Oscar

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. School of rock Looking to catch a budding rock star or hot new group right here in Clovis? Check out the “Kids Rock” Rock and Roll Assembly 9 a.m. today at Mesa Elementary....

 

Jail population increasing

Jared Tucker Inmate population at the Roosevelt County Detention Center is up from this time last year, according to detention center officials. The total number of inmates incarcerated in Roosevelt County was 108 as of Thursday afternoon, a... Full story

 

9/11 memorial set for Friday

The James Polk Stone Community Bank will host its annual 9/11 community memorial ceremony 7:30 a.m. Friday, according to a press release. The ceremony will take place near the bank’s flag pole at the corner of Abilene and West First Streets....

 

Registration open for hunter course

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will be conducting a hunter education class Sept. 24 through Sept.26. The class will consist of three sessions and all sessions must be attended. Class dates and times are: • 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sept. 24... Full story

 

Still blessed with memories of Granny Lowe

Her name was Anne Haseltine Langley Lowe. She was my great-grandmother. She had 11 children, the second born, Lillie Anne Lowe Farrar, being my grandmother. Her daughter, Gladys Rosalyn Farrar Foster was my mother. My Granny Lowe never missed a...

 

Roosevelt County jail population up

Jared Tucker: Jared Tucker Inmate population at the Roosevelt County Detention Center is up from this time last year, according to detention center officials. The total number of inmates incarcerated in Roosevelt County was 108 as of Thursday... Full story

 

Sept. 10 -Sept. 16 What's Happening

Friday Family Budgeting — 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Airman and Family Readiness Center. Funny Movie Scavenger Hunt — 5:30 p.m., Youth Center....

 

Clovis native lights music festival stage

Clovis native Jason Davis, who now lives in Lubbock, comes back often but not usually to work so much. Davis is in charge of the lighting and sound for the Clovis Music Festival. He and a crew of four spent days preparing for three nights of music...

 

Current administration dangerous

It bothers me to no end that millions of Americans simply don’t get just how dangerous this current administration’s views are, especially about the nature of our basic rights. I suppose I should not be surprised, given the utterly perverted...

 

Elbow grease better than WD-40

Glenda Price I volunteered to go pick up this two-horse trailer and bring it home. It was only about 25 miles away, so I figured it was no problem, and took off on my merry errand. A really nifty gal named Rita had been storing it at her place. It...

 

Proposed fuel grading system fails consumers

Given the difficulties facing the auto industry, one would think the U.S. government would ease off the accelerator on absurd new regulations until cars started rolling more quickly off dealer lots. The government itself still owns much of General...

 

Game and fish department to hold hunting classes

Freedom New Mexico New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will be conducting a hunter education class Sept. 24-26. The class will consist of three sessions and all sessions must be attended. Class dates and times are: Friday, Sept. 24, 6-9 p.m....

 

Press release: ENMU dining hall to have planned power outage on Sunday

PORTALES--Due to a planned power outage, the Eastern New Mexico University dining hall, the Cross Roads Caf... Full story

 

Day trip: Cultural works on display

Place: Kwahadi Museum of the American Indian Location: 9151 I-40 East in Amarillo, Texas. It is about two-and-a-half hours from Cannon. What is it? The museum gives visitors a look into the cultures of the people of the pueblos and plains. The...

 

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