Ranchvale Trojan finds way home

RANCHVALE — The oldest surviving artifact from the original Ranchvale school — a 60-plus-year-old Trojan logo from the school's gymnasium — is back home. Ken Davis is the grandson of J. Emmet... Full story

Something for everyone

CLOVIS — Billed as "the largest garage sale in eastern New Mexico," organizers estimated more than 1,000 people came in search of bargains on Saturday during the High Plains Garage Sale at the...

Pages past - April 22

On this date ... 1983: In honor of Arbor Day, the students at Highland Elementary School in Clovis had raised money to pay for two trees to be planted at their school. Principal Grace Jones helped...

Reporter's Notebook - PHS choir takes championship

PORTALES — For the second time in three years, members of the Portales High School Chamber Choir are state champions. The choir bested six other schools in the 4A category to earn the distinction at the New Mexico Activities Association State...

Events calendar - April 22

Monday • Earth Day Concert — 11 a.m. on the Dallan Sanders Patio of the Campus Union Building at Eastern New Mexico University. Featuring singer Dan Henig. Information: 575-562-2108 • Transgender 101 — 2 p.m. in Jack Williamson Liberal Arts...

Meetings calendar - April 22

Monday • Roosevelt County Budget Workshop — 9 a.m. at the Roosevelt County Courthouse, 109 W. First St., Portales. Information: 575-356-5307 • Parmer County Commission — 10 a.m. (CDT) at the Parmer County Courthouse, 401 Third St., Farwell....

Mayfield making his own legacy

CLOVIS — Every story has a beginning, middle and end. The differences between them is where the climax occurs. The impressive thing about Shad Mayfield, he doesn't appear to have reached his peak.... Full story

Rams rally to sweep Hope Christian

PORTALES — Portales pulled a rare feat in prep softball Saturday — the 17-run swing. The Rams, down 11-2 in the second game of their District 4-4A doubleheader against Hope Christian, flipped the ...

Wildcat track teams take first in Artesia

ARTESIA — The Clovis boys track and field team continues to top its competition — and itself. Not only did the Wildcats win Friday's Bulldogs Relays in Artesia — their second meet title in the...

Clovis reschedules baseball, softball

CLOVIS — Clovis High School has rescheduled all three of its home sports events that were postponed due to Friday’s high winds and rainfall. The first rescheduled event is the Clovis tennis team, which will play its District 2-6A match against...

Texico tops Tucumcari, 21-0

TUCUMCARI — Talk about no rest for the weary. Then again, Texico’s baseball team seemed far from weary on Saturday. The Wolverines were more energized than anything else. Texico ventured to Tucumcari Saturday and routed the Rattlers 21-0 in...

Portales baseball improves to 8-1 in district

MORIARTY — Portales High baseball keeps rolling along in its district, as the Rams scored 29 runs in Saturday's doubleheader victory over Moriarty to improve to 8-1 in District 4-4A play. The Rams...

Eastern baseball team sweeps doubleheader

SAN ANGELO, Texas — After allowing 49 combined runs in its previous three games — all of them losses — the Eastern New Mexico baseball team rebounded Saturday, beating Lone Star Conference foe Angelo State 9-4 to end their losing streak, then...

Singing about the 'Good Life'

Andrew James Ancira was born in Albuquerque and raised in Clovis for most of his life. He is the son of Monica Ancira and Christopher Harris, both of Clovis. He comes from a blended family of five...

Minimalism isn't good sometimes

I think I could make people believe I’m a minimalist if I can keep them from looking in my closet or garage. I think my life seemed to part with minimalism about the time I got married. I had...

Senior calendar - April 22

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m....

Glam leisure steps up on runways

It's quite evident that fashion is continuing its increasingly casual dress code with styles mixing with leggings and sweatshirts to tennis shoes and tees. Designers have embraced the culture so much ...

School menus - April 22

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Hot dog on bun, baked tater tots, mini carrots w/ranch, seasoned corn, chilled pears. Tuesday: Breakfast — Mini donuts. Lunch — Turkey and cheese on goldfish bread, veggie...

Discover Greek-style mousse on new show

Information on antique quilts, snoring, and removing wild animals from your house will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are...

Gentleman athlete worth remembering

MULESHOE — Everyone in Muleshoe knows David Wood. He's the retiring high school football coach who led the Mules to their first state championship in 2008 and averaged almost nine wins per season... Full story

Another successful orbit complete

Today marks another completion of my yearly 584,020,178-mile orbit around the sun. Among those sharing the ride were four fellow travelers I recently encountered during a slightly shorter 17-day,... Full story

Letters to the editor - April 22

Majority of national debt falls on Obama, Democratic Party Regarding the Newsday editorial in last Sunday’s paper: Paul Ryan has been speaker for less than two years. The national debt was about $5 trillion when George W. Bush took office in...

Delivered box meals have benefits

What do you get for the parents that have everything? Well, my parents don’t have everything ... just everything they really need. And they can get whatever they want if they don’t have it, within reason. And that makes them a difficult box to...

Meeting with dictator a smart, calculated risk

In July 1971, President Richard Nixon jolted the international status quo — and set diplomatic nerves worldwide fluttering — by announcing he would visit China. “Never in history, to our knowledge, have diplomatic relations progressed so fast...

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