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Hounds finish season with split at ASU

Staff report SAN ANGELO, Texas — Senior left-hander Clyde Kendrick struck out 10 over six innings and third baseman Daniel Ward’s two-run double keyed a four-run seventh as Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team closed its season on Saturday with an 8-3 win over Angelo State for a split of their Lone Star Conference doubleheader. […]

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Legislature should toughen penalties for brutal crimes

In New Mexico, you can get away with serving just three years for stabbing your girlfriend 19 times. You can sever her nerves and tendons, puncture a lung, a kidney, her intestines, gouge her face, her back, her arm – then ditch the weapon and try to run out the prosecution clock. And if that […]

Some women better off divorced

This wraps up a five-week series on divorce from the female perspective with childhood memories from two High Plains residents about their parents splitting up. • “After my mom’s divorce, she struggled with her identity and a sense of failure. She felt especially judged by her church. “I think this was the biggest reason she […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

Former Wildcat’s Clovis life electrifying

Paul Cordova was born and raised in Clovis. He was a Clovis Wildcat and played for the Wildcat football team of 1989. Even though the Wildcats lost the big game that year, Cordova says it was a time that taught him a lot about life. He also played the saxophone in the Clovis High School […]

Terry: Wonder how far we’ve really come with race issues

This past week I read Agapito “Pete” Trujillo’s new book “Hispanics of Roosevelt County New Mexico: A History” and came away feeling we had made great strides in race relations even though it took decades here in eastern New Mexico. Then in the same week I turn on the television to the coverage of riots […]

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