Ticket feature: U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors to take stage

Clovis, known widely as an Air Force town, is getting a visit from some very boisterous Army members. Courtesy photo The U.S. Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors will perform a free concert Wednesday at Marshall Auditorium. Those members, 19 in all, comprise the Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors, set to perform a free concert next […]

Thursday morning briefing: Guns and knives and a community concert

Good morning and welcome to the Thursday briefing. Guns and knives The Clovis Lions Club Spring Gun & Knife Show is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Clovis Civic Center. Admission $5, children under 12 free with adult. Community music The Clovis-Portales Community Orchestra Spring Concert is 7 p.m. Tuesday at […]

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Hounds add four in soccer

The Eastern New Mexico University men's soccer team, under coach Hrold Munoz, has signed four players to national letters of intent for the 2012 season. They include defender Nikolai Aasen of Nesodden, Norway; forward Mikhael Kooh of Socorro, and midfielders Chris Marrone of Tucson, Ariz., and Joey Nieto of Dallas. Aasen and Nieto will enter […]

ENMU competes at Odessa

Sophomore Hadley Howe and junior Trey Southern placed third in average and third in the short go for Eastern New Mexico University in men's team roping over the weekend in the Odessa College Rodeo. They posted times of 8.2 seconds in the first go and 13.2 in the short go. Top performances for the ENMU […]

Mitchell joins all-state team

Macy Mitchell's career at Portales High didn't end quite the way she'd hoped, but she did come away with a major individual honor this week. CMI staff photo Portales senior Macy Mitchell has been named first-team Class 3A all-state by the New Mexico High School coaches Association after leading the Lady Rams to the 3A […]

Fishing report - March 28

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Remember: April 1 is the beginning of the […]

Ranchers face cattle feed shortage

The New Mexico cattle industry remains in a holding pattern, crippled by an extended dry period that has dried up feed sources. File photo Conditions with cattle feed are no closer to improving, according to local cattle ranchers. Clovis Livestock Auction representative Rustin Rowley said without significant rain, cattle liquidation will only increase because of […]

Allergy season hitting early

Allergy season has hit the High Plains early with a watery-eyed vengeance, according to officials. CNJ staff photo: Tonjia Rolan Hot, dry weather has caused area trees to bloom early, affecting allergy sufferers across a large region of the southern United States. The annual onslaught of pollen and dust is about a month early. Dr. […]

Jack Williamson Lectureship gearing up with new panels

Science fiction buff Debbie Lang is having a difficult time choosing which panels she will attend at Eastern New Mexico University's 36th annual Jack Williamson Lectureship. File photo Science fiction author Michael Cassutt spoke at last year's Jack Williamso Lectureship luncheon. Cassutt talked about how science fiction is changing in the modern times. This year's […]