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Andrew Helton, right, has put in his resignation, effective next Friday, from Eastern New Mexico University. Helton went 63-72 in five seasons at ENMU.

Helton leaving Hounds

By Kevin Wilson Staff writer kwilson@cnjonline.com On the heels of a major hire for its athletic program, Eastern New Mexico University got a major vacancy. Men’s basketball coach Andrew Helton has resigned from the university for personal reasons, effective next Friday. Helton, a first-time head coach when he was hired by ENMU in 2009, leaves […]

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Gang affiliation has long-term impact

A recent study gives new meaning to “gang mentality.” Because, mentally, gang members — even short-timers — are more likely to become lifelong losers. The University of Washington followed 808 fifth-graders in 1985. The subjects were from 18 public schools in Seattle’s high-crime neighborhoods. After a 30-year study, some of the findings were obvious: Those […]

Appropriating Native images degrading, wrong

The fight to change the name of the Washington, D.C., professional football team gets much of the attention when discussing Native issues in the United States today. That battle, although not concluded, is basically won. One day — perhaps even within five years — the NFL team will not be called the Redskins, considered a […]

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Engagements — April 20

Repp-Hays Dan and Shelley Repp of Albuquerque announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Repp, to Gowan Hays, son of Sheila Hays and Jeff Hays, both of Dora. The future bride graduated from Eldorado High School, and the Career Enrichment Center with a license practical nurse degree. She also attended New Mexico Assemblies of God […]

Weddings — April 20

White Katie Marie Harper and Michael Hugh White, both of Nashville, Tenn., were joined in marriage April 5, 2014, at Ashton Depot in Fort Worth. The Rev. Neil Tomba performed the traditional Christian ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Alan and Patti Harper of Arlington, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Pat Moody of […]

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