On the shelves — Feb. 1

Clovis-Carver Public Library The following two books were given by Connie Harrison in memory of Janet Parker: A Year in the Life of Downton Abbey: Seasonal Celebrations, Traditions, and Recipes by Jessica Fellowes explores the seasonal events of the great British estate depicted by the iconic PBS series and invites us to learn more about […]

Slimming tips on upcoming show

By Sheryl Borden Creative Living Information on texturizing fabric, dressing for a slimmer look, and making fringe flowers by machine will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday noon. Barbara Crawford is a crafter and designer, and she’s going to demonstrate some techniques that result in texturizing […]

School menus — Feb. 1

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast – Breakfast pizza. Lunch – Chicken & pasta, steamed broccoli & carrots, delicious apple. Tuesday: Breakfast – Banana bread. Lunch – Sloppy Joe on a bun, tater tots, green peas, tomatoes with ranch dressing, chilled peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast – Yogurt & graham cracker. Lunch – Bean and cheese burrito & salsa, […]

ENMU BRIEFS: Hounds select men’s soccer coach

PORTALES — Paul Tate has been chosen the new men’s soccer coach at Eastern New Mexico University. Tate is the fifth coach in the 12-year history of the program. He replaces Tyler Hart, who served as the interim head coach last fall. “Paul Tate is a good fit for Eastern,” ENMU athletic director Jeff Geiser […]

Friday area prep summaries — Jan. 30

BOYS District 4-3A Loving 88, Texico 83 Texico (10-9, 0-1) — Rodrick Dean 20, Tanner Dickerman 6, Brannon Karger 32, Juan Estrada 2, Jonah Tuls 4, Braden Freeze 10, Mason Golden 2, Nathan Phipps 7. Totals 29 18-28 83. Loving (15-2, 1-0) — Joel Hernandez 7, Christian Rico 13, Daniel Yeager 2, Eric Espinosa 24, […]

Lady Cats cruise by Alamogordo

By Dave Wagner dwagner@cnjonline.com Clovis High’s girls took a little breather on Friday night between challenging District 4-6A games. The Lady Wildcats couldn’t buy a shot outside five feet or so through the first half, but they forced Alamogordo into 22 first-half turnovers and cruised to a 58-16 victory over the Lady Tigers at Rock […]

Portales games postponed, Dora’s called due to weather

Staff report Portales High’s District 4-4A basketball doubleheader against Ruidoso on Friday was pushed back a day due to the threat of inclement weather. PHS will now host Ruidoso today at the Ram Athletic Center, athletic director Mark Gallegos said. Junior varsity boys and girls games are set for 2 p.m., followed by the varsity […]

Wildcats snap district skid at Alamogordo

Staff report ALAMOGORDO — The Clovis Wildcats, on the verge of their first district victory in two seasons, had trouble closing out the Alamogordo Tigers Friday night. But Alamo couldn’t quite take advantage, and the Wildcats snuck out of town with a 65-64 win to move even in District 4-6A. “It’s a feeling of relief,” […]

ENMU basketball capsules — Jan. 31

MEN West Texas A&M at ENMU • When: 7:30 p.m. today in a Lone Star Conference game at Greyhound Arena • Records: West Texas A&M 12-8 (2-4 LSC), ENMU 7-12 (0-6) • Last year: ENMU swept the Buffaloes for the first time since 2003-04, winning 58-57 at Canyon, Texas, and 94-63 in the regular-season finale […]

Red or Green?

By Joshua Lucero jlucero@pntonline.com New England Patriots fan Marissa Hyde has her fan outfits planned out for the weekend in preparation for her team’s appearance in Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIX. Hyde, like most football fans, will be glued to a television set Sunday to watch the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots go head […]

Study: Neuroticism might be great trait in pet parents

By Sharna Johnson In search of ponies Always ready with a tissue, bottle of hand sanitizer and constantly reading up on all the latest health and nutrition news, they are hyper-aware of every freckle on their child. They are helicopter parents — overbearing, over attentive, involved in the lives of their children to a nauseating […]

Movies often art imitating life

By Grant McGee Local columnist The movie was over. The Lady of the House and I had been watching “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.” “See?” I said. “Even in a post-apocalyptic world people still can’t get along. You’d think they would’ve learned.” “It’s a movie,” said The Lady of the House. “Besides, it […]

Pages past — Jan. 31

On this date … 1974: The Clovis City Commission took steps to participate in a federal program that would provide $60,000 for city park development, to be matched by $60,000 in city money. The money was slated to go for softball fields, tennis court lights and recreational equipment. 1965: Adult evening classes on topics ranging […]

Man faces up to 18 years for child abuse

Staff report The Ninth Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced Friday that a Portales man was found guilty of abuse of a child resulting in great bodily harm. Cody Schattschneider, 31, is facing up to 18 years in prison, according to a press release from the DA’s office. The crime occurred in December, 2012, when a […]

Portales man killed in crash

Staff report A Portales man was killed in a crash around 6 a.m. Friday at New Mexico 267 and South Roosevelt Road AB. A press release from New Mexico State Police said the initial investigation concluded that Jaime Calamaco, 35, was westbound on N.M. 267 in a 1997 Chrysler. Police said Calamaco’s vehicle left the […]

27th SOMDG: Biomedical Sciences Corps

By Staff Sgt. Alexxis Mercer 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs The 27th Special Operations Medical Group prides itself on supporting commanders in ensuring a healthy, fit and deployable active-duty force, as well as safeguarding families and providing care to retirees. The group maintains a robust role in the Aerospace Expeditionary Force mission and has […]

Dietary supplements, energy drinks

By Lenka Ferry 27th Special Operations Aerospace Medicine Squadron There are a number of reasons why dietary supplements and energy drinks gained popularity among active duty personnel. Chief among them, the physical fitness and weight status required for joining the military and maintaining standards. Both of these prerequisites are assessed periodically and if an airman […]

What’s happening — Jan. 30

Today Friday Social Hour 4:27 p.m., Landing Zone Family Style Meals 5 p.m., Landing Zone Family-Bowl-A-Rama 5 p.m., Cannon Lanes Family Night 5 p.m., Youth Center John Wick 7 p.m., Base Theater Saturday The Good Lie 3 p.m., Base Theater Cosmic Family Fun Night 6 p.m., Cannon Lanes This is Where I Leave You 7 […]

CHS boys, girls basketball capsules — Jan. 30

BOYS Clovis at Alamogordo When: 7 p.m. today in a District 4-6A game Records: Clovis 4-17 (0-1 district), Alamogordo 8-12 (0-1) Last meeting: December 2011, the Wildcats beat Alamo 51-35 at The Rock. Last time out: Both teams lost district openers on Tuesday, the Cats falling at home to Hobbs 88-57 while the Tigers saw […]

Area prep basketball roundup — Jan. 30

Standings BOYS District 4-6A     Dist.    All     W-L    W-L Hobbs    1-0    20-1 Carlsbad    1-0    14-4 Alamagordo    0-1    8-12 Clovis    0-1    4-17 Friday’s games Clovis at Alamogordo, 7 p.m. Carlsbad at Hobbs, 7 p.m. District 4-3A     Dist.    All     W-L    W-L Loving    0-0    14-2 Eunice    0-0    12-5 Texico    0-0    10-8 Dexter    0-0    4-15 Thursday’s […]