PHS basketball capsules – March 2

BOYS Lovington (10-18) at Portales (16-10) • When: 7 p.m. today at the RAC in the District 4-3A tournament championship • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9 • Last time out: The Wildcats beat Ruidoso 59-47 at home on Thursday to advance to the finals. Portales' last outing was at home on Feb. 22, a 65-64 win over […]

In Search of ponies: Climate control

Nose to tail — dig out a sweater and coat, possible gloves and a scarf as well. Stretched on the side, legs curled toward the belly — maybe a sweater, definitely a jacket. On the stomach, legs stretched forward — Long sleeves will do. All four legs in the air, belly to the sun — […]

McGee: Getting Miracle Whip-ped

"That's the end of that one," said The Lady of the House as she scraped out the last of the Miracle Whip jar to make my favorite coleslaw. "Will you add that to the grocery list?" she asked. "You want me to write Miracle Whip?" I asked, pen in hand. "Mayo' is fine," she answered, […]

ENMU basketball capsules – March 2

MEN Texas A&M-Commerce (14-13, 7-10 Lone Star Conference) at ENMU (11-14, 8-9) • When: 4 p.m. today at Greyhound Arena • Radio: KSEL-AM 1450 • Last time out: Both played on Wednesday. Commerce finished an astonishing 35 points under its season average in a 54-39 home setback to West Texas A&M, while the Greyhounds lost […]

Doggone fun

By the time the weekend is over, more than 200 dogs will have flashed their skills at the Clovis-Portales Kennel Club all-breed agility trials at the Curry County Events Center. The owner's goal is to guide their dogs through obstacle courses in the fastest time. The three-day trial continues today and Sunday. CMI staff photo: […]

Another drive-by shooting reported

Clovis' third drive-by shooting in a week erupted Wednesday night, blocks from the Clovis High School Freshman Academy and Cameo Elementary School. Clovis police said no one was injured and no one was home at the apparent target house in the 1900 block of Cameo. In an email response to questions about the shooting, police […]

City approves prairie dog poison

Glenn Eagle did the math. He counted the number of prairie dog burrows on one acre at Ned Houk Park, multiplied it by the 3,200 acres in the city-owned park north of Clovis, and arrived at the estimate of 50,000 burrows — though not all the burrows are inhabited, he said. Eagle was one of […]