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

Articles from the April 8, 2018 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 25



 By Jamie Cushman    News    April 8, 2018

Variety draws crowd

CLOVIS — Debra Novo said she and her grandchildren like going to the Clovis Home, Garden and Lifestyle Show every year, but for different reasons. "I come back to just see everything that's here...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    April 8, 2018

Hardy tidy up around town

PORTALES — Whoever invented the concept of spring cleaning did not consider the bipolar nature of weather in eastern New Mexico. But clean they did Saturday at the Great American Cleanup in...

 

Events calendar - April 8

Today • New Mexico Mission of Mercy Remote Area Medical Clinic — 6 a.m. at Curry County Events Center. Free dental, medical and vision care services will be provided. Information: 865-579-1530 • Clovis Home, Garden and Lifestyle Show — 11...

 

Meetings calendar - April 8

Monday • Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee — 3:30 p.m. at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center, 321 N. Connelly St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee — 6 p.m. at the Clovis Civic Center, 801...

 

Pages past - April 8

On this date ... 1973: Oscar P. Cantwell of Clovis was the new lieutenant governor for the Southwest Kiwanis District 13. A longtime member of the El Desayuno Kiwanis Club of Clovis, Cantwell hadn't...

 

Special counsel unnecessary in FBI abuse probe

The decision by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to assign the Department of Justice inspector general and a federal prosecutor from Utah to look into allegations of FBI abuses in its probe of Trump associates — rather than name another special...

 
 By Wendel Sloan    Voices    April 8, 2018

Operation Spooky waylaid by bovines

Submitted from Charlotte, North Carolina, here is a condensed version of my travelogue of an in-progress trip stretching from Taos to the Tar Heel state. After a 43-year break, a fellow Navy spook (sp...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Voices    April 8, 2018

Thanks for entertainment, mystery caller

It’s probably not wise to adopt a life philosophy based on a stand-up comedy bit, but I’ve thrown caution to the wind. Somewhere after “In Living Color,” and before “My Wife and Kids” Damon Wayans explained his approach to parenting: If i...

 
 By Becky Rowley    Voices    April 8, 2018

Community college integral part of Clovis

This April, community colleges across the United States will be celebrating Community College Month. At Clovis Community College, we spend the month of April recognizing our student and staff...

 
 By David Grieder    News    April 8, 2018

In tribute: Dustin Davis persevered from young age

CLOVIS — With persistence, kindness and high ambitions, Dustin Davis inspired his colleagues and friends and quickly made for himself a "blue family" at his job with Curry County's sheriff's... Full story

 

Perfect day spent outdoors

Annamaria Short was raised in Portales by her adoptive parents, Lee and Laura Baros. She was born in Albuquerque. Her father Lee is a retired letter carrier and her mother Laura plans to retire this M...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    April 8, 2018

Hole story took me back to childhood

After reading the story I just began referring to him as Prairie Dog Man. I’m talking about the guy living in the hole he dug on a vacant lot in Clovis. This guy was living out my dream, if not my...

 

Spring cleaning bears pink fruit

Spring cleaning can be fun, especially when you find a few treasures while sorting through old shoes. It's almost like being reintroduced to your younger self when you were developing your sense of...

 

Learn about hemstitching on show

Information on non-traditional sashiko, foods and nutrients to feed your brain, and bible journaling will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at...

 

Senior calendar - April 8

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Sunday: Gospel sing Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. business meeting, 5:30 p.m. potluck, 6 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m....

 

School menus - April 8

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Meatloaf, mashed potatoes w/gravy, steamed broccoli and carrots, apple. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Teriyaki beef strips, scalloped potatoes,...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    April 8, 2018

CHS grad cooks home plate specials

ARLINGTON, Texas — One former Wildcat has gone from cooking for his friends in his Clovis home to cooking for the likes of George W. Bush, Matthew McConaughey and Nolan Ryan. Clovis High graduate... Full story

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    April 8, 2018

'Cats maul Monarchs

CLOVIS — Blue skies, very little wind, but less-than-ideal temperatures. Two out of three wasn't bad for Clovis' baseball team as far as conditions for Saturday's doubleheader against Manzano were c... Full story

 

Ram football schedule tougher for 2018 season

PORTALES — Portales High coach Jaime Ramirez didn't intentionally try to make his team's 2018 football schedule harder than it already was. But, to quote another football coach, it is what it is....

 

Hound baseball rally falls short

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Inclement weather forced changes to Saturday's schedule, as Eastern New Mexico and Tarleton State played just one game of their Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader....

 

Clovis sweeps Portales' George/Love Relays

PORTALES — Friday's Barbara George/Jim Love Relays saw Clovis Wildcat dominance across the board, as both the Wildcat boys and girls track and field teams won the overall team standings. The boys...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    April 8, 2018

Dexter sweeps past Portales softball

PORTALES — Dexter softball's Bryana and Aryana Munoz made life difficult on Portales hitters during Saturday's doubleheader. Bryana struck out 15 Rams in a 5-1 Game 1 victory for the Demons, while...

 

Eldorado sweeps Clovis tennis squads

CLOVIS — Before Saturday afternoon became Saturday evening, the Eldorado High tennis teams had scored a pair of team victories over the Clovis Wildcats. But Saturday afternoon's result seemed...

 

Manzano sweeps pair from Clovis softball

CLOVIS — High school softball fans got a lesson Saturday afternoon in just how confusing softball can be. Visiting Manzano had little problem with the doubleheader overall, claiming 16-3 and 12-3...

 

Bustos, Parker triumph

CANYON, Texas — Two Greyhound track and field athletes notched first-place performances at Saturday’s West Texas A & M Classic, while two others also set program records. Marcus Parker and Danee Bustos were both winners for ENMU on Saturday....

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018