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Articles from the April 2, 2017 edition

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 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    April 2, 2017

ENMU students pitch in

PORTALES — More than 300 students from multiple Eastern New Mexico University organizations saw April Fools' Day as a chance to give back to Portales in a serious way. Eastern in Action saw students...

 

One dead in traffic accident

One person was killed late Saturday following a vehicle accident south of Clovis on U.S. 70. The accident happened about 11:40 p.m. in Roosevelt County, officials said. The name of the victim was not released. New Mexico State Police said a...

 

Steeped in trucking history

Neva Steele was born in Cedardale, Oklahoma, in September of 1920. She grew up with one sister and a half-sister and brother. Her mother and father were farmers. Her father, Abram Miller Fitzsimmons,...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    April 2, 2017

Home and garden show 'changed with the times'

CLOVIS — So what's at a home and garden show? Pretty much whatever a booth renter can talk their way into. Need a way to finance a home? Need a way to decorate it? Want to set up Internet service?...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    April 2, 2017

Making up for good year with cold bug

Curing the common cold. It’s a deal no one has ever been able to close on. Consequently, billions of us get two to four colds a year. We’ve learned how to immunize against many diseases including...

 

Spring time to mix, layer

We've seen it all this week in weather on the high plains; warm summer breezes, high winds and even snow on the ground. If you're from the area, you're familiar with the annoying sudden changes in...

 

Nutritionist explains DASH diet

Information on making a toolbag for life, living and love, the DASH diet, and incorporating hardware items in needlework projects will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at...

 

School menus - April 2

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Sloppy Joe on bun, scalloped potatoes, green beans, chilled pears. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Mini tacos w/salsa, Spanish rice, seasoned pinto...

 

Senior menus - April 2

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, 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. and noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. exercise equipment, 6...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    April 2, 2017

Decades-old tradition continues

PORTALES — A more than 40-year-old tradition continues for Eastern New Mexico University as residents and university faculty pay tribute to the world of science fiction this upcoming weekend. The 41st annual Jack Williamson Lectureship will be...

 

Events calendar - April 2

Today • Home, Garden and Lifestyle Show — 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Clovis Civic Center. Admission: $3 adults, $1 children 6-12, ages 5 and under free. Information: 575-762-4342 Monday • Preschool screening clinic — 9 a.m.-11 p.m. at House school....

 

School heads salaries need to be realigned

It’s doubtful state Auditor Tim Keller is the only person whose jaw dropped after learning the husband-wife team who head the GREAT Academy charter school in Albuquerque draw salaries totaling $305,652 a year — an amount stratospherically higher...

 
 By Wendel Sloan    Voices    April 2, 2017

Doblin: A legendary good guy

In my east Texas hometown of Mount Vernon, I hauled hay for a famous football player’s parents (who appeared with him in a Lipton Tea commercial). Hauling hay was child’s play compared to being a...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Voices    April 2, 2017

Girl Scout cookie program lost purpose

I’m not sure if you’re hearing what’s going on outside of major stores this weekend. It’s the sound of nothing, and I couldn’t be happier. Last weekend marked the final opportunity to buy Girl Scout cookies, and I don’t think I’m alone... Full story

 
 By Rob Langrell    Voices    April 2, 2017

For these dogs, time to 'kill them all'

Just when is a dog not a canine? It may sound like one of those trick questions such as: Why do we park on driveways and drive on parkways? It’s not that complicated. The dog I’m referring to is... Full story

 
 By David Stevens    Voices    April 2, 2017

Relax, James neighbors, and mind your own

“(M)ake it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands ...” — 1 Thessalonians 4:11 What if you were minding your own business ... and then... Full story

 
 By Patti Dobson    Voices    April 2, 2017

Grateful for Dad, and we rise up

My dad has the heart of a warrior. I have been reminded of that throughout my life with him; we’re talking decades. He has had more than one doctor say he’s a medical miracle. When each medical...

 

On the shelves - April 2

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “The Children's Garden” by Matthew Appleby inspires parents and their children to play and learn in the garden with activities that include nature trails, cooking,...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    April 2, 2017

Family says borehole not about money

TUCUMCARI — Money has nothing to do with why the James family of Nara Visa agreed to participate in a local borehole test, family members insist. “We have received letters and calls asking us how much it will take to buy us out from being a part...

 

Saturday area prep baseball linescores

Non-district First game Texico 5, Raton 0 Raton 000 000 0 — 0 0 2 Texico 300 011 x — 5 4 2 Cole Medina, Austin Jones (5) and Brandon Decker; Ben Crist (7 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 10 SO) and Brock Thompson. W — Crist. L — Medina. Top hitters —...

 

Commerce takes finale from ENMU on no-hitter

COMMERCE, Texas — Texas A&M-Commerce’s Kinsie Hebler tossed a six-inning no-hitter and the Lions blanked Eastern New Mexico University 8-0 on Saturday in the rubber match of their three-game Lone Star Conference softball series. Hebler (8-1)...

 

Rams gain split in District 4-4A doubleheader

RUIDOSO — Portales’ first venture into District 4-4A baseball this season didn’t go as well as the Rams had hoped. Still, PHS finished off its three-game weekend series with Ruidoso by posting a 12-6 win over the Warriors in the second game of...

 

Cats earn win in Hereford Invitational

HEREFORD — Clovis High’s boys “weathered” the frigid conditions on Saturday to claim the team championship in the Hereford Invitational track meet. The Wildcats notched four first-place efforts and finished with 156 points to 149 for...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    April 2, 2017

Cats, Lady Cats post wins

CLOVIS — If you've got to play in nasty weather, at least come out with a win. Clovis High's tennis teams opened District 2-6A action on Saturday in brisk, 40ish type weather and earned a sweep...

 

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