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University stages musical

PORTALES — Dust off your dictionaries and ready your wit; Eastern New Mexico University's production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" is on its way. The musical — a socially...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 1, 2017

Cannon marks milestone

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Cannon Air Force Base opened its doors to civilians on Saturday for an open house as the base celebrates its 10-year anniversary of Air Force Special Operations Command...

 

Traveling happy, healthy road

Brenda Reader was born and raised the eldest of eight in Shreveport, Louisiana. Her mother was a single parent whom Reader described as a very strong woman who taught her everything. At 18 years old,...

 

School menus - Oct. 1

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Chicken spaghetti, steamed broccoli and carrots, apple. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes w/gravy, seasoned green beans, chilled...

 

Much appreciative of folks working in ER

My wife and I seem to be working on the theory we’re required to make at least an annual visit to the emergency rooms at Roosevelt General and Covenant Hospitals. I do not recommend this as a place to spend your vacation but that’s what we’ve...

 

Add sparkle, shine to your footwear

It's boot season and the 'no rules' rule of today's fashion applies to footwear too. One blogger said to "pause your search for the basic black ankle boot." I'll add to that: Pause your search for...

 

Senior calendar - Oct. 1

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, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 6 p.m....

 

Club notes - Oct. 1

Curry County Extension Club The Curry County Extension Club Council met July 31 and set some upcoming events: The Extension Club Membership/Banquet will be Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Clovis Chamber. Tickets are $5. Each Club needs to turn in one...

 

Create stencils from freezer paper

Information on ways to add protein to your breakfast, using freezer paper to create stencils, and the healing and medicinal use of ingredients will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 1, 2017

In tribute: Umpire 'loved the game, he loved the kids'

CLOVIS — You could say Bengie Devenport was a man who wore many hats. He was a father, a veteran, an umpire, a corrections officer, a security guard and a proud Wildcat, born and raised in Clovis. B...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 1, 2017

County buys land for barn

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission has purchased three acres of land on Curry Road 6 directly behind Albert’s Irrigation to construct a new barn that will house road materials and equipment. Curry County Manager Lance Pyle said the plans for...

 

Pages past - Oct. 1

On this date ... 1977: The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds performed before a crowd estimated at 10,000 on a perfect fall day at the annual Cannon Air Force Base open house. Capt. Walt Parker, who had been stationed at Cannon from 1969 to 1974, was...

 

Events calendar - Oct. 1

Tuesday • Blood drive — 10:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. at ENMRSH, Clovis. Information: 575-625-9743 • Book and babies — 10:30 a.m. for ages 0-3 at Portales Public Library. Book: 123s. Information: 575-356-3940 • Afterschool STEAM — 4:30 p.m. for...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 1

Tuesday • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Portales Memorial Building. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m. in commission room at county courthouse. Information: 575-356-5307...

 

NFL decisions belong solely with owner

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” — Evelyn Beatrice Hall, paraphrasing Voltaire By calling out National Football League players for not standing during the national anthem, and using profanity...

 
 By Wendel Sloan    Voices    October 1, 2017

I missed a great party on my dime

Either someone recently used one of my credit cards fraudulently, or my alter ego is still a party animal. My last statement had a mysterious charge of $345.56 from a big-box store in Lubbock. The day...

 
 By Patti Dobson    Voices    October 1, 2017

Our community has great heart

In recent weeks, we’ve seen hurricanes, floods, fires and other assorted misfortunes. All catastrophic to be sure. Yet, in the midst of these events, we see people shine. It takes a village. The wor...

 
 By Scott Blazek    Voices    October 1, 2017

Reformation, 500 years ago, impacts us today

Twenty years ago, LIFE magazine published a special issue marking the close of the millennium, sporting two lists: top 100 persons and top 100 events effecting history during the last 1,000 years....

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Voices    October 1, 2017

NFL rules aren't completely clear about anthem

I had friends who were fine with Sunday’s National Football League protests during the national anthem, and friends who were not fine with them. The statement doesn’t change when you factored in military service. But then I had friends who said...

 

Volleyball tops WT to move to 4-2 in LSC

PORTALES — Even without it going five games, Eastern New Mexico and West Texas A&M found a way to push things to the limit Saturday. The Greyhounds bent but rarely broke, using a late 3-0 to take a marathon fourth set and leave Greyhound Arena...

 

Lubbock Christian tops Hounds 1-0

LUBBOCK — Just across the Texas-New Mexico border, the Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team found an unfriendly crossbar. Lubbock Christian’s Abdou Joof’s shot deflected off that crossbar, and into the next 1:43 into the second...

 

ENMU women second, men third at NMJC meet

HOBBS — It was a great day for South Plains College, but also a pretty good day for the Greyhound men’s and women’s cross country teams Friday afternoon at the New Mexico Junior College Invitational meet. South Plains won both competitions,...

 

Hounds claim Wagon Wheel with 28-14 win at WT

CANYON, Texas — Ladies and gentlemen, we have a brand new ballgame. Eastern New Mexico University did what it does better than anybody in the country, control the ball, and the Greyhounds punished host West Texas A&M with 447 yards of offense and...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    October 1, 2017

Sandia tops Clovis, 3-2

CLOVIS — For a while during the first half of Saturday's Sandia/Clovis boys soccer game, there were signs of that long-absent, unfamiliar yellow light. What's that called again? Oh yeah, sunlight....

 
 By Zech Lucero    Sports    October 1, 2017

Regional football round-up

CLOVIS — Friday night football was a night the tide turned for some area football teams. For others, the waves came crashing down. Muleshoe 33, Idalou 3 Muleshoe picked up its first win of the season, and won big at that. Ryan Rodriguez got the...

 

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