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 By Kevin Wilson    News    April 27, 2017

Wintry conditions expected Friday and Saturday

CLOVIS — It’s been spring time in eastern New Mexico for more than a month, but nobody told Mother Nature. Winter weather conditions are expected in Curry and Roosevelt counties Friday night and Saturday, according to the National Weather...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    April 27, 2017

ENMU students write, produce play

PORTALES — Area residents are in for a unique experience this weekend with a production created by Eastern New Mexico University students. "They have been fantastic," theater professor Janeice...

 

Meetings calendar - April 27

Today • High Plains Patriots — 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ingram room at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-749-2955 Friday • Roosevelt County Commission workshop — 9 a.m. in commission room at county courthouse. Information: 575-356-5307...

 

CCC Transfer Fair helps students find way

CLOVIS — James Berckefeldt is going to have to travel for wherever higher education takes him. But he's used to that. Berckefeldt, like many other CCC students, attended the Clovis Community College...

 

Parents recognized for volunteer work with schools

CLOVIS — A pair of parents were recognized for their volunteerism by the Clovis school board Tuesday night. Marcus and Xzylina Anthony of Clovis were named the district's volunteers of the year for...

 

Educator found calling at early age

Editor's note: This is one in a series profiling local educators each week. The dream to become an educator was manifested in James Elementary School first-grade teacher Shana Mead at an early age. "M...

 

Mud volleyball registration open again

PORTALES — Anyone who failed to register a team for Eastern New Mexico University's Mud Volleyball Tournament now has another chance to do so, and it's all thanks to inclement weather. Sara...

 

Education digest - April 27

Texico High grad gets scholarships STILLWATER, Okla. — A Texico High School graduate was presented with a pair of agriculture scholarships worth $1,500, according to a release from Oklahoma State University. Sabra Barnett, now a senior at OSU,...

 

Graduation schedule

The following is a list of area high school and college graduations: High schools Elida: 6 p.m. May 12, Elida High School Gymnasium Clovis Christian: 2 p.m. May 13, Living Stones Nazarene Church Faith Triumphant: 7 p.m. May 13, Faith Triumphant...

 

Clovis schools' job fair coming up

A special day for the Clovis Municipal Schools is almost here; the occasion is the CMS Job Fair. This will, in fact, be the second job fair held, repeated because our first job fair last year was so...

 

Giving scholarships is deeply satisfying

I discovered some years ago that I have an unusual knack for giving away other people’s money. Not only is it easy to do, it is highly satisfying. That is only one of the reasons I look forward to...

 

Pages past - April 27

On this date ... 1982: A half-inch of rain was reported northwest of Melrose and most of the region got wet. Weather observers reported House received 8/10 of an inch, in addition to hail. Other...

 

Events calendar - April 27

Today • Preschool story hour — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Theme: April showers bring May flowers. Information: 575-769-7840 • Teen program — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library for ages 13-18. Activity: Sponge-stamped pillows....

 

Clovis police blotter - April 27

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for the Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Tuesday • 2:07 a.m.: Failure to pay fines, 900 block of Hinkle Street • 3:51 a.m.: Fraud, 1300 block of N. Prince...

 

Portales police blotter - April 27

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Tuesday • 11:45 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 300 block South Avenue S • 12:08 p.m.: Ambulance requested, 600 block Wylie Cox Circle • 2:08 p.m.: Remove subject, 900...

 

ENMU junior garners regional pitching award

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University junior pitcher Austin Paisar was named the South Central Region pitcher of the week Wednesday by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, according to a release from the college. Paisar’s...

 

ENMU's Parker earns second LSC weekly award

RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University freshman Marcus Parker has picked up his second Lone Star Conference men’s track athlete of the week award from the Lone Star Conference, according to a Wednesday LSC release. Parker took three...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    April 27, 2017

Clovis claims team win at Hobbs

HOBBS — The Clovis High boys golf team gave themselves a shot in the arm heading into the state golf tournament with a team win Wednesday at Hobbs. The boys, with Kolt Bennett and David Maldonado in the top five, grabbed a team score of 319 to top...

 

Portales' Karngbaye to play basketball at NMMI juco program next year

PORTALES — Portales High senior Jeremie Karngbaye signed an official letter of intent Wednesday to play basketball at New Mexico Military Institute's junior college for the 2017-18 season. Leading t...

 

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