Saturday area district track results — April 30

At Fort Sumner DISTRICT 6-2A Boys High-point individual: Damien Lowry, Logan 27 1/2. Team standings: 1. Fort Sumner 168 1/2; 2. Logan 129 1/2; 3. Melrose 64; 4. Dora 24. Area results Field events Shot put: 3. Caleb Terrell, Fort Sumner 37-7 3/4; 4. Calin Wood 37-7 1/2.; 5. Hunter Sparks, Fort Sumner 35-2 1/4; […]

Creative Living: Gluten-free flour tips coming up

Information on substituting gluten-free flours in cooking and baking and sewing with elastic in the bobbin will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) Cookbook author, chef and teacher, John Vollertsen (known as Chef Johnny Vee) is going to demonstrate how […]

Nieka Style: It’s your day, be fabulous

Last week I talked about how to get that fashionable gift you desire for Mother’s Day. It’s one week away and today is about what you’re going to wear. Every tribute, every holiday and every honor should be done in style. If you’re a mother, then what better way to accept the outpours of love […]

Reunions — May 1

Wheatland The Wheatland School reunion will start 8 a.m. on May 28 at the senior citizen building at Main and Jefferson streets across from the baptist church in Grady. For lunch, please bring a covered dish. Donations will be taken to cover rent on the building. Please help pass this information to family and friends […]

Club Notes — May 1

Peanut Valley Toastmasters Peanut Valley Toastmasters met April 21 at the KENW Broadcast Center. Club president Jon Barr won Best Speaker for his prepared historical speech on Erik Jan Hanussen. Member Marquis Glick won Best Evaluator and guest Daniel Henderson won Best Table Topics. Meetings are held every Thursday at 7 p.m. in the KENW […]

Vixens’ guard tabs OPSU

By Kevin Wilson Managing editor kwilson@cnjonline.com There wasn’t a moment when Kylie Daugherty first realized she could play basketball at the college level. Rather, no moment ever convinced her she didn’t have that shot. “I’ve always liked basketball, and my brothers were really good athletes,” said the Fort Sumner senior. “I never really counted myself […]

Senior calendar — May 1

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 10 a.m. jewelry pals; 1 p.m. line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: SAM’S; 8 a.m. quilting; 10 a.m. beginner’s line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 6 p.m. musical Wednesday: 9 a.m. sew days; 1 p.m. crafts Thursday: Blood pressure; 8 a.m. eggs, gravy and […]

On the Shelves — May 1

The following books are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Resurrection Science by M.R. O’Connor, donated by the Encanto Garden Club, explores the extreme measures scientists are taking to try to save endangered species, from captive breeding, preserving genetically rare individuals, to frozen zoos, to de-extinction.  And for what are we saving endangered species? […]

School Menus — May 1

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast- Breakfast pizza. Lunch- Chicken and pasta, steamed broccoli and carrots, delicious apple, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast- Breakfast burrito. Lunch- Sloppy Joe on a bun, tater tots, green peas, tomatoes with ranch dressing, chilled peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast- Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch- Bean and cheese burrito and salsa, spanish rice, […]

Terry: It’s time to doze off with my dirt

Once spring has sprung, hope springs eternal. Or so it goes on my patio and in my yard. It never fails; as soon as the time changes and the days get warmer, I think I need to plant something. Sometimes that works out well and sometimes not well at all. The bug bit me this […]

Our People: Doe of the highest order

Kristy Marney was born in Pennsylvania. Her father served in the United States Air Force and the family moved to Clovis. Her father retired in 1970. She’s the youngest of five sisters. Her mother, Mae Pruey, was a member of the Grand Lodge, Benevolent Patriotic Order of Does for 50 years and Marney followed in […]

Crowds come out for Cannon Appreciation Day

By Anna George Correspondent Along with a raindrop or two, the people of Portales came out to show their thanks to the Cannon Air Force base community at the Fifth Annual Cannon Appreciation Day. The Portales Military Affairs Committee (PMAC) took four months and $6,000 to organize the event with mud volleyball, games, burgers and […]

WT notches series sweep against ENMU

Staff report CANYON, Texas — The struggling Eastern New Mexico University baseball team held West Texas A&M in relative check on Saturday, but the Greyhounds couldn’t get much going with the bats and dropped 5-3 and 3-0 Lone Star Conference decisions to the Buffaloes as WT completed a three-game sweep. In Friday’s series opener, WT […]

Nice that school board’s making effort to do right

A little sunshine made its way into a public meeting last week. Portales’ school board acknowledged its recent failure in adhering to the state’s Open Meetings Act, then took action to correct errors and make the public’s business a little more transparent. The board on April 12 went into executive session, saying it planned to […]

Best journalism involves digging

While attending the recent New Mexico Press Women Convention (open to everyone) in Albuquerque, I heard several panelists discuss the state of journalism. With so many competing news sources, staff sizes have been sliced. Thousands of veteran journalists have lost their jobs, with newspapers and broadcast media often retaining less experienced and lower paid reporters. […]

Letters to the editor — May 1

Golf course reflects great community As a 12-year-old kid first introduced to golf in Montana, I did not care that we only had a nine-hole course. It didn’t matter that our course had no water hazards or sand traps. Golf was far too challenging anyway. It didn’t matter to me if the greens were mowed […]

Saturday area prep baseball linescores — April 30

First game New Mexico Military 2, Texico 1 NMMI    000  200  0 — 2    2    1 Texico    001  000  0 — 1    5    2 Eli Aguilar and Jake Guerrero; Dalton Thatcher, Ben Crist (5) and Brock Thompson. W — Aguilar. L — Thatcher. Top hitters — New Mexico Military: Frank Marchi 1-3; Danny Jaramillo 1-3. […]

Library celebrates International Tabletop Day

By Kevin Wilson Managing Editor kwilson@cnjonline.com The Clovis-Carver Public Library, which frequently hosts board meetings of city, county and state entities, had a different type of board meeting Saturday. This one, better known as International Tabletop Day, went on for nine hours with a focus on friends, fun and face-to-face interaction via the board game. […]

Job fair attracts applicants from all over state

By Douglas Clark Staff Writer dclark@cnjonline.com When Maria Ybarra received a social media message from a friend imploring her to attend the Clovis Municipal Schools job fair at the district’s headquarters on Saturday, she had no idea she would walk away from the event with a potential job offer. “I’m super, super happy,” said Ybarra, […]

Annual cancer relay set for Friday

By Brooke Finch Staff writer bfinch@cnjonline.com The 21st annual Clovis/Curry County Relay for Life has already collected about $21,000 in online donations, but that’s not even a quarter of the overall goal this year. The 2016 Relay for Life will take place Friday at 6 p.m. and continue into Saturday until 6 a.m. at Ned […]