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Articles from the April 30, 2017 edition

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Future leader in training

Chandler Culberth is a sophomore at Clovis High School. She participates in Student 2 Student, Honor Society, Student Council, Colorguard and band. She plays the oboe in both the concert and symphony...

 

Spring weather's crazy at 4,000 feet

Let’s see ... let me check my calendar. Yes, it is spring. You just can’t judge it by the weather. One of the area weathermen has taken to calling what we’ve experienced lately “whiplash...

 

Festival style on the wild side

It’s festival time and one of the most fun times to play with fashion. Spring and summer festivities are all about the fun outdoors, arts and creative passions, so your outfit should fit the part....

 

Journaling bible featured on show

Information on dental health, making a journal bible, and taking indoor décor outside will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times...

 

On the shelves - April 30

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library The Wonder by Emma Donoghue is a masterfully written mystery of a young English nurse, Lib, hired as an outside observer to determine the validity of the claim that an...

 

Club notes - April 30

Daughters of the American Revolution The April meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution, El Portal chapter, was held at the home of Nancy Bauder. The meeting was called to order by Vice Regent Cori Snobble. Opening rituals were followed....

 

School menus - April 30

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Chicken and pasta, steamed broccoli and carrots, apple. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Pepperoni pizza, mini carrots w/ranch, chilled peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast...

 

Senior calendar - April 30

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...

 

Area district track results

Friday at Melrose District 6-2A Boys Team standings: 1. Fort Sumner 129; 2. Mountainair 128; 3. Logan 101; 4. Dora 71. Field events High jump: 1. Parker Lewis, Fort Sumner 5-4; 2. Kane Burney, Fort...

 

Weather puts damper on area sports events

Weather a bit on the wintry side made a late, albeit apparently brief, showing on Saturday and forced the postponement of a majority of events. Most have been rescheduled, however. Clovis High had District 2-6A baseball and softball home...

 

Merger details in place

CLOVIS — In less than two months, a recent tradition and a new one will team up, as the 4th Annual Draggin’ Main joins up with the 30th Annual Clovis Music Festival will be held in downtown Clovis from June 17-24. The eight-day celebration...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    April 30, 2017

Seven-year promise is kept

CLOVIS — Christian Flores and Ana Mah's families weren't sure what the theme of Clovis' prom was Saturday night. They decided "Kiki and Lala" was a perfect theme, with seven years and 1,300 miles...

 

Events calendar - April 30

Today • The Devised Project: Departures — 2 p.m. performance at University Theater Center, ENMU, Portales. Admission: $5. Information: 575-562-1011 • Cassandra Aguillar junior recital — 1 p.m. in Buchanan Hall at ENMU. Admission: Free....

 

Meetings calendar - April 30

Tuesday • Relay for Life Committee — 5:15 p.m. in Ingram Room at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-714-1925 • Relay for Life Captains — 6:15 p.m. in Ingram Room at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-714-1925 •...

 

Pages past - April 30

On this date ... 1982: Woolco was promoting its annual outdoor living sale. A 12-foot by 36-inch swimming pool was $136. Kodak film was $1.32 per roll. Five-gallon fruit and shade trees were $6.88....

 

Farewell planned for Col. Maitre

CLOVIS — A community farewell event will be held for Col. Ben Maitre 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce. The event for the 27th Special Operations Wing commander will be held at the Norman & Vi Petty Rock and Roll...

 

Big Brother has no business ensuring our entertainment

CLOVIS — Just last month, Clovis city commissioners voted to increase the gross receipts tax. You will start to notice on July 1 when it kicks in. That’s going to generate about $860,000 annually, meaning things we buy will cost about $860,000...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Voices    April 30, 2017

Floored to see Stark on cut list

Every sport has some type of cutdown day. The executive says, “We’re going another direction,” and the talent leaves with a box full of stuff while saying goodbye to coworkers thankful it wasn’t them. Now a sports network had a cutdown day.... Full story

 
 By Wendel Sloan    Voices    April 30, 2017

Some things too stupid to make up

Although my book-of-the-month summary for April is “Unusually Stupid Americans” by Kathryn and Ross Petras (Villard, 288 pages), since it was copyrighted in 2003, it is unrelated to current politi...

 
 By David Stevens    Voices    April 30, 2017

Shameful history, but dedicated to truth

The men, women and children total 21. Their names were Anderson, Ann, Cape, Caroline, Dick, Evaline, Fanny, Flora, Frank, Green, Harriet, Henry, Jesse, John, Lewis, Mary, Nancy, Orrin, Sam, Seaborn... Full story

 
 By Rob Langrell    Voices    April 30, 2017

Where's community support after Lizzy's death?

Tragedy is always a tough and delicate topic to delve into. It’s difficult to describe the heartache that came on Tuesday when I learned there had been a fatal house fire in Clovis. Elizabeth “Liz... Full story

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    April 30, 2017

Relay walkers battle cold, cancer

PORTALES — Pouring rain and 35-degree weather was still not enough to keep those fighting for a cause home on Saturday. Despite the miserable weather conditions, 12 of 19 registered mushball teams s...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    April 30, 2017

Roosevelt County officials to iron out fiscal budget

PORTALES — Roosevelt County commissioners are once again in the position of having to decide what to cut and what to keep in regard to the county budget. County officials shared their priorities with commissioners this week during two budget...

 

Portales plans Cinco de Mayo event

PORTALES — The City of Portales’ Cinco de Mayo celebration may be taking place on May 6 this year, but the festivities will be no less enjoyable, according to Deputy City Clerk Veda Urioste. “You hear all the time, ‘There’s nothing to...

 

Cats take second at Lovington meet

LOVINGTON — Lovington High managed to get its Ross Black Relays track meet in before the weather turned on Friday night. Clovis and Portales High’s squads, though, decided not to stick around for the end. With the weather beginning to change...

 

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