Hounds getting ready for Green & Silver tilt

BLACKWATER DRAW — The Eastern New Mexico University football team is winding toward its annual Green & Silver spring game, set for 10 a.m. next Saturday, and second-year coach Josh Lynn likes what he is seeing. The Greyhounds went through a two-hour scrimmage on Friday at Greyhound Stadium, and Lynn said the defense was impressive. […]

Our People: Leading From the Center

Maria Rainsdon worked as a bartender and a food server at upscale bistros throughout her college career at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces and continued to work in fine dining in Ruidoso after graduating from school in December 2009. Courtesy photo: Maria Rainsdon, general manager at the Clovis Civic Center, is shown above […]

Not all madness needs a bracket

March Madness is slowly changing to April Awesomeness in the NCAA and now that the Miami Heat's win streak is over the NBA season drones on into summer. I haven't followed the NBA since the days of Pistol Pete and Dr. J but basketball season never seemed to last this long growing up. The NCAA […]

Engagements: March 31, 2013

Gomez-Cordeniz Randy and Donna Gomez of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sarah Ann Gomez of Clovis, to Nathan Lucas Cordeniz of Tulare, Calif., son of Gene Cordeniz of Clovis and Belina Pires of California. The couple will exchange vows April 27, 2013, at Clovis. The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate […]

Marriages: March 31, 2013

Saiz-Gallegos Melissa Saiz of Clovis and Bruce Gallegos of Clovis were joined in marriage Feb. 22, 2013, at the Graceland Chapel in Las Vegas, Nev. The Rev. Carlos Vallesillas performed the wedding ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Serlene Saiz of Clovis The bridegroom is the son Bruce McCoy and Denise Gallegos of Clovis. […]

Senior Happenings: March 31, 2013

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Los Abuelitos, Portales ; 1 p.m. Bingo Tuesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Bingo; 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Clovis Sewing Class Wednesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Bingo Thursday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. […]

Anniversaries: March 31, 2013

Lee Duane and Dottie Lee of Portales will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at "Come & Go" reception April 13, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 524 North Globe, Portales. The celebration will be hosted by their children, Alan, Karen, Doug, Sharon, Heath and Lisa. The couple was married on April […]

Club notes: March 31, 2013

RGH Auxiliary The Executive Committee of Roosevelt General Hospital Auxiliary met March 20 at the Tony Anthony Conference room, with President Linda Uttaro presiding. Treasurer Rosalie Patrick requested a daily report be placed in a certain envelope for the credit purchases. Amber Hamilton, liaison to the Auxiliary, issued an invitation from the Women's Club to […]

Birthdays: March 31, 2013

Davenport Jazen Charles Davenport of Clovis was scheduled to celebrate his first birthday Saturday at the Davenport residence. The celebration was hosted by family. Jazen Charles Davenport was born March 29, 2012, in Clovis.

April show honors area and its artists

The month of April will, among other local attractions and items of interest, find the Clovis Carver Library hosting a group show by our local art society, Pintores. The theme of that show is anything relating to Clovis, and I hope you may take time to view it, and the work of our local artists. […]

School menus: March 31, 2013

Clovis elementary schools Monday: No school. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Sloppy Joe on a bun, tater tots, green peas, grape tomatoes and ranch, peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Bean and Cheese burrito and salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, orange halves. Thursday: Breakfast — Chicken biscuit. Lunch — Corn […]

On the Shelves: March 31, 2013

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Almost a Whisper: A Holistic Approach to Working With Your Horse by Sam Powell and The Ultimate Level of Horsemanship: Training Through Inspiration by Al Dunning were given by Jan and Rick Purvis in memory of Oscar Toliver. Almost a Whisper explains how to use voice, […]

Creative Living: Needle felting, sweet potatoes coming up

Information on needle felting and creating a marbleized effect on fabric will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" on 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon on Thursday. Michele Muska is with the Simplicity Creative Group, and she's going to demonstrate the new 12-needle deluxe electric felting machine as she makes beautiful felted cuffs to wear […]

Death dilemma: Where does the body go?

The Lady of the House and I went on vacation a couple of weeks ago with son and grandson in tow. Our first day on the road ended with a stay at a motel in east Texas. Somewhere in the middle of the night I was awakened by absolute quiet: No gentle sounds of slumber […]

Nature may have final say on human elephant conflict

Most often, they strike under cover of darkness, ripping crops from the fields, toppling and smashing buildings and crushing anyone who gets in their way. Sometimes their anger grows and they break ranks, targeting and murdering their human enemy on sight. They are intelligent enough to overcome most any obstacle set to deter them, even […]

Accused robber to get day in court

Marcos Maestas, awaiting trial for three years in Curry County jail since his arrest for a bank robbery in Melrose, will stand trial June 18. Maestas' attorney Jennifer Burrill said District Judge Drew Tatum ruled Friday that delays in his trial were reasonable. Tatum also denied Burrill's motion to dismiss the case for violation of […]

Hunting season

Utter chaos will erupt when the announcer yells "go" as children dash out into the field to find the brightest of eggs and what takes days to prepare for will all be gone in a matter of minutes. CMI photo: Christina Calloway Portales Deputy Clerk Veda Urioste, joined by her dog Princess, stuffs the last […]

ACU slips past Hounds twice

ABILENE, Texas — Senior left fielder Kyle Conwell, who hadn't homered in more than 100 at-bats this season, led off the bottom of the seventh with his third of the game and Abilene Christian rallied for a 5-4 victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Friday, completeing a sweep of their a Lone Star Conference […]

Lady Cats post win; Cats second

RUIDOSO — Clovis High's girls were just consistent enough to get a win in Friday's Great 8 tournament at The Links of Sierra Blanca Golf Course. The CHS boys, meantime, came close. The Lady Wildcats posted a team score of 375 to edge host Ruidoso by one shot in the five-team girls field. The boys, […]

Cats fall to Goddard in tourney

RIO RANCHO — Clovis High's baseball team continued to get fairly good pitching on Friday. The Wildcats are simply having trouble plating runs. Roswell Goddard broke open a close game with four runs in the top of the seventh and handed the Cats a 7-1 loss in the consolation semifinals of Rio Rancho's Sal Puentes […]