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ENMU honoring educators

Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico University will honor five educators during its fourth annual Educators Hall of Honors Gala, scheduled for Oct. 8 in the Campus Union Ballroom. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with dinner served at 7 p.m. There will... Full story

 

Tucumcari city manager fired

Freedom New Mexico Tucumcari city commissioners on Thursday morning fired City Manager Bobbye Rose, according to City Clerk Christine Dougherty. Community Development Director Doug Powers has been named interim manager, Dougherty said. Rose was...

 

Cannon Appreciation Day set for Saturday

Freedom New Mexico: Alisa Boswell Roosevelt Chamber of Commerce Director Karl Terry, left, and Promotions Director Sandy Van Der Veen go through boxes of door prizes Monday afternoon for the Cannon Appreciation Day, which is happening Saturday in... Full story

 

Roosevelt County holding appreciation day

The Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce is holding a Cannon Appreciation Day on Saturday for local military personnel. The event will include live music, food and door prizes along with bounce houses and face painting for children “It’s very muc...

 

Residents concerned district plan would weaken community

Ahead of an upcoming redistricting vote by the Curry County Commission, residents of District 1 spoke out Thursday morning about a redistricting plan they felt would weaken their community and voice in electoral matters. The commission handled numero... Full story

 

My turn: Events connect community, Cannon Air Force Base

I had a good time watching my nephew jump around on the various bounce houses on the Cannon Air Force Base flight line Saturday during the base’s open house event. No matter what age someone is, I think they always get a kick out of exploring the i...

 

New aircraft arrives at Cannon

CNJ staff photo: Benna Sayyed Members of the 27th Special Operations Wing and their families get a close up view Thursday of a MC-130J as it arrives at Cannon Air Force Base. It is the first of at least 10 MC-130Js that will be delivered to the base... Full story

 

ENMU to honor alumni during homecoming

Dawn Wolf-Taylor The Eastern New Mexico University Alumni Association will present its annual alumni awards at the 36th annual ENMU Foundation Breakfast Oct. 8 during homecoming. Each year, after receiving nominations from Eastern graduates and...

 

Leave loving memories

Oil painting has caused me to see the world differently. I find myself studying clouds and landscapes. I like to see the tumbled down houses and barns as we travel along the highway. I wonder what stories they could tell of days gone by. How did...

 

Tucumcari commissioners fire city manager

Tucumcari city commissioners on Thursday morning fired City Manager Bobbye Rose, according to City Clerk Christine Dougherty. Community Development Director Doug Powers has been named interim manager, Dougherty said. Rose was terminated on a 3-2...

 

Airport hosting restored aircraft

The Clovis Municipal Airport will host a pair of restored World War II bombers Monday through Wednesday. The aircraft, a B-17 Flying Fortress and a B-25 Mitchell, will be on display at Blue Sky Aviation at the airport, with a noon Monday arrival.... Full story

 

Commissioners hold last study session on districts

With six weeks of minimal feedback, and an empty meeting room Thursday evening, Clovis city commissioners reached a conclusion that residents would be fine with whatever they did regarding redrawing city commission districts for the next decade. Six... Full story

 

Religion calendar —

Saturday Contemporary Worship Service — 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church. Information: 763-6821. Sunday Worship service and Sunday school — 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Sunday worship with communion Trinity Lutheran Church, ELCA, 1705 W. 21st...

 

Christians should be unafraid to show their 'signs'

The political season for the presidential election is upon us. The television networks’ news programs are full of political debate coverage, poll data, and interviews with candidates. People line...

 

amos the churchmouse: wiley weasel s terrific translation

amos the churchmouse: a view from under the pew Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift, and he shuns punctuation marks – except hyphens and dashes. wiley... Full story

 

Cannon welcomes new aircraft

Benna Sayyed The 27th Special Operations Wing at Cannon Air Force Base held an acceptance ceremony Thursday to welcome the arrival of the Air Force Special Operations Command’s premiere MC-130J Combat Shadow II. The MC-130J is the latest variant... Full story

 

ENMU honoring teachers

Eastern New Mexico University will honor five educators during its fourth annual Educators Hall of Honors Gala, scheduled for Oct. 8 in the Campus Union Ballroom. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with dinner served at 7 p.m. There will also be musical...

 

Hounds ranked in D-II cross country

Freedom New Mexico The Eastern New Mexico University men’s cross country team has earned its first ranking in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll, coming in at No. 14. The Greyhounds, ranked a program-best... Full story

 

New aircraft arrives at Cannon

Benna Sayyed The 27th Special Operations Wing at Cannon Air Force Base held an acceptance ceremony Thursday to welcome the arrival of the Air Force Special Operations Command’s premiere MC-130J Combat Shadow II. The MC-130J is the latest variant...

 

Military Mama: Kindergartener growing up too fast

I’ve stumbled into the joys of an attempted reader and star student. Kaleb is now one whole month into kindergarten and he proves to me each day that he is quite smart. Even smarter than I give him credit for, and I know he’s a smarty pants. He...

 

Military Mama: Kindergartener growing up too fast

I’ve stumbled into the joys of an attempted reader and star student. Kaleb is now one whole month into kindergarten and he proves to me each day that he is quite smart. Even smarter than I give him credit for, and I know he’s a smarty pants. He...

 

Sept. 30 - Oct. 6 What's Happening

Friday •Pre-Deployment Remote Briefing 3 p.m. Airman and Family Readiness Center... Full story

 

Sept. 30 - Oct. 6 What's Happening

Friday •Pre-Deployment Remote Briefing 3 p.m. Airman and Family Readiness Center... Full story

 

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