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

Articles written by Alisa Boswell

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 2149



Cooking up something special

Muleshoe High School graduate Willard Norman is living proof - it's never too late to make your dream job happen. Born in Dimmitt in 1957, Norman was the middle child of 11. He grew up in Muleshoe on...

 

Art to community

PORTALES - Trying to give people the opportunity to still experience art in a world of social distancing hasn't been an easy task, according to Bryan Hahn, coordinator of creative services and directo...

 

New club focused on giving back

There's a new club in town, and they're on a mission to give back to the community. After just being founded in September, Notorious Performance Car Club has already hosted one community event and is...

 

Changing the face of an art form

Sarah Ward gave a groan of frustrated effort as she completed a carousel movement around the metal pole she had been swinging on for the past half hour. "You did it. That was amazing," shouted Amanda...

 

Halloween festivities not lost to locals

As is the case with many activities this year, local Halloween festivities are looking a bit different in light of the pandemic. But Halloween will not be a total loss for area residents as several...

 

Ski season uncertain

Much remains uncertain for the upcoming ski season in New Mexico. But ski resort owners all know one thing: They want to ride. "It's a different year than most," said Michael Adams with Ski...

 

In tribute: Lynn Martin: Loved to laugh, always joyful

The word kind likely wouldn't cut it when it comes to Lynn Martin, according to his children, Connie Patterson and Gary Martin. "My dad was absolutely an amazing person," Patterson said. "He was a...

 

Faith Christian expanding to Portales

Faith Christian Family Church in Clovis isn't exactly a traditional church with its auditoriums, two daycares, and gourmet coffee shop. Moving into 2021 will mean bringing that non-traditional church...

 

All aboard ... for a history feast

CLOVIS - What's now enveloped in dust and times past may soon be a local staple where eastern New Mexico residents will be immersed in New Mexico history while getting a taste of local culture -...

 

Dry, warm winter expected

After what meteorologists are calling a "neutral" winter in 2019-20, it looks like New Mexico is once again in for a dryer, warmer winter. But have no fear, pumpkin spice latte and scarf lovers; there...

 

In tribute: Longtime dentist was always on the move

What do you get with a man who loves to live life and doesn't know how to sit still? You get Dr. Maurice Waters - a well-traveled man with an instrument-rated pilot's license, a two-time champion of...

 

NM's one-day adventures

Slowly but surely, things are looking up for New Mexico residents in regard to COVID-19 lockdown. But with social distancing still being a factor in our state, many residents may still be looking for...

 

A few things to read

Last week, The Eastern New Mexico News shared top Netflix films recommended by local residents, because as everyone knows, this year brought with it a lot of extra time at home for many people....

 

Local movie picks

What 2020 has meant for most people is lots of extra time at home. We’ve all likely found ourselves turning to streaming apps like Netflix and Hulu a little more often than usual. Want to know the top movies for different genres on Netflix? Well,...

 

No 'one size fits all' in homeschooling

Homeschooling is not a cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all type of world, according to a handful of local homeschooling parents. "There are going to be times where you need to put the schoolbooks down...

 

Rock hounds

Most people end up collecting one thing or another in their lifetime - coins, stamps, shot glasses; the list goes on. What most people don't do is go to the desert or mountains to dig up what they...

 

Places to go

With New Mexico being on lockdown for more than four months now, there may be more than a few residents eager for a getaway. But in the midst of a pandemic and lockdown, where does one go while...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    July 9, 2017

Cars and community

PORTALES - Getting to enjoy the company of others with similar interests while showing off his 1948 Willys Overland Jeep pickup truck and 1937 Chevrolet Business Coupe is "just a fun thing to do,"...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    July 9, 2017

Former Cannon commander dies

Upon meeting him, a person might never guess Lt. Gen. Donald Peterson was a high-ranking Air Force officer who commanded his own base. "He was a three-star general, but you would never know it....

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    July 7, 2017

Udall tours Cannon, talks military

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE - U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-New Mexico, was at Cannon Air Force Base for two reasons on Thursday morning - to see the improvements being made from appropriations and to learn about...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    July 2, 2017

Fireworks shows set for Tuesday

Area residents can expect bigger booms at their parks on Tuesday night, according to fireworks event coordinators. "It's pretty amazing how much we are able to fundraise in our community. I like to th...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    June 30, 2017

Baptist Children's Home offering counseling

PORTALES — The New Mexico Baptist Children’s Home has expanded its community services, offering free Christian counseling to area residents. Executive Director Randy Rankin and family therapist Liz Wooley said with the children’s home reaching...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    June 27, 2017

Officials caution against fire danger

Weekend rains cooled things off, but area officials are warning residents that caution is still needed to prevent grass fires. Clovis Fire Chief Mike Nolen and Portales Fire Chief Gary Nuckols said ne...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    June 24, 2017

Water authority announces $5 million allocation

CLOVIS — Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority officials announced Friday they have been allocated $5 million from the Bureau of Reclamation. Gayla Brumfield, who recently stepped down as the...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    June 23, 2017

Crop duster crashes near Oasis State Park

PORTALES — Everything was "all good" Thursday after a crop duster walked away from a crash one mile northeast of Oasis State Park, said Portales Emergency Management Director Keith Wattenbarger....

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 11/26/2020 03:24