The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

Articles from the October 29, 2017 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 23 of 23



 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 29, 2017

Atlatl event draws 200

PORTALES — If you drove in from Clovis, it was a 20-minute drive as usual. But on Saturday, the trip also transported you back at least 10,000 years as Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark...

 

Our People: Future success in sight

Tiffany Welsh was born and raised in Clovis. She started working for her parents at age 15 at her family's optical business that started as a kiosk in the mall. She married Erick Welsh in 2007 and...

 

Hobbit feet on beauty queen not pretty

It’s a good thing my wife is a complete beauty queen from the ankles up. If the rest of her was as ugly as her feet I don’t know that our love would have endured. Her feet were not too amazing...

 

On the shelves - Oct. 29

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Korea Reborn: A Grateful Nation Honors War Veterans for 60 Years of Growth presents a retrospective look at the Korean War and the years of prosperity that followed. The...

 

School menus - Oct. 29

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Skillet frittata. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, ranch mashed potatoes, California vegetables, delicious apple, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Porkey rib on a bun, ba...

 

Spring looks already on runways

Even though we’re newly into our fall clothing lineup and just thinking about prepping for the chill of winter, the fashion industry is always one or two steps ahead of us. While you're matching up...

 

Learn how to make mandalas

Information on a technique called Quilting As-You-Go and making mandalas will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are...

 

Senior calendars - Oct. 29

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 Wednesday: 8...

 

Shedding light on problem clergy good place to start

It took a court order, but the Archdiocese of Santa Fe this month released nearly 1,000 pages from its personnel files that shed additional light on the unconscionable actions of three pedophile priests over three decades — and the extraordinary...

 

See screwed-up people as they are

My book-of-the-month summary for October is “Living Successfully with Screwed-Up People” by Elizabeth Brown (MJF Books, 2010 edition, 244 pages). The book offers coping skills for those...

 

Anybody else hear canteens rattling?

Today, it’s best described as a ghost settlement without anyone or anything to haunt for thousands of acres around. Located 20-something miles southwest of Tucumcari, between the ghost towns of Ima... Full story

 

Hunting excursion gives back to local vet

Later this week, local veteran Dennis "D.J." Johnson will be embarking on a hunting trip. A year ago around this time, he made the same excursion. It's all part of a "give back" program that a local h... Full story

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 29, 2017

Two charged in smuggling scheme

CLOVIS — Two men were charged last week for allegedly working together to smuggle drugs into the Curry County jail — one of them accused of shoplifting and intentionally being caught so he could be jailed with marijuana in his possession. Kelby...

 

Kennedy files show paranoid underworld

Cuban assassination plots involving exploding seashells and poisoned swimsuits. Bounties on the heads of high-profile communists. A secretive investigation that tracked John F. Kennedy’s assassin into Mexico. As scholars, journalists and the...

 

Pages past - Oct. 29

On this date ... 1972: Clovis High School English teacher Lois Jones was named that city’s Teacher of the Year in the first award of its kind given by the Clovis Association of Classroom Teachers. Jones started teaching English at CHS in 1958, but...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 29

Monday • Library Board — 5:30 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 Wednesday • Clovis Community College Board — 8 a.m. in room 512. Information: 575-769-4001 Thursday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. in...

 

Events calendar - Oct. 29

Today • Lighthouse Mission rededication — 2 p.m. at 407 L. Casillas Blvd. Information: 575-799-0902 • Boo in the Zoo 2 — 1 p.m.-5 p.m. at Hillcrest Park Zoo, Clovis. Admission: $1 for all. Information: 575-762-4412 • Reformation Walk — 4...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    October 29, 2017

Clovis volleyball team plays well, despite loss

CLOVIS — Don't let the numbers fool you. Yes, Clovis' volleyball team has endured most of its losses in the season's second half, seeing an 8-2 record turn into 10-9 in a matter of weeks. But, the...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    October 29, 2017

Portales volleyball team sweeps Hope Christian

PORTALES — There was a different feeling in the Rams Athletic Center before Portales’ 4A District 4 volleyball match with Hope Christian Saturday afternoon. Rams coach Charity Gomez wanted to see...

 
 By Zech Lucero    Sports    October 29, 2017

Regional football roundup

CLOVIS — Area football teams like Texico, Muleshoe and Farwell were put to the test on Friday night. While Texico came up short, the other two overcame their obstacles. Farwell 54, Springlake-Earth 6 The Farwell Steers find themselves heading into...

 

Portales boys soccer team loses playoff heartbreaker

ROSWELL — The Portales High boys soccer team closed out their season with a tough 2-1 loss against New Mexico Military Institute on Saturday afternoon in Roswell. The loss marked the third straight one-goal loss to the Colts for the Rams. “The...

 

ENMU roundup

CANYON, Texas — After closing the gates on a three game losing streak, the Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team could not pick up where they left off from Thursday nights win over Lubbock Christian as they had a tough 8-1 loss to West...

 

Rested Greyhounds torch A&M Kingsville

PORTALES — Enjoyed the rest, did they? The Eastern New Mexico University football team's offense apparently did, coming off last weekend's bye with a fury to roll up points galore on Lone Star...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017