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Our people: Giving his all

My name is Layne Norris. I am the owner of Norris Electric. I am proudly married to Shelly Norris, my best friend, for almost 34 years and the proud dad to Austin and Spencer Norris. I am the son of...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    May 5, 2019

I've fallen in love with Helvetica all over again

It’s been said that Helvetica is like water. I recently learned they’ve redesigned my drink of choice when it comes to typefaces. The font has been one of the most ubiquitous in graphic design...

 

Pressed flowers, gifted children ahead on show

Information on working with pressed flowers and how creativity affects gifted children will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on Thursday. Kate Chu...

 

School menus - May 5

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes w/gravy, mini carrots w/ranch, chilled fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Cheeseburger on a bun, baked fries, veggie cup w/ranch,...

 

Senior calendar - May 5

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. line dance Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, 10 a.m. beginning line dance, 1 p.m....

 

On the shelves - May 5

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “The League of Wives” by Heath Hardage Lee shares the true, untold story of the extraordinary lengths taken by women who confronted the U.S. government to bring home their...

 
 News    May 5, 2019

Events calendar - May 5

Today • Farewell breakfast for Eastern New Mexico University’s 1973 Cross Country, and 1974 and 1976 Track & Field National Championship Reunion — 10 a.m., Dining Hall, ENMU Campus Union Building Portales. Open to the public. Tickets $9.95;...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    May 5, 2019

CCC selects interim for president seat

CLOVIS — A temporary successor to Clovis Community College President Becky Rowley was selected by the CCC Board of Trustees during Wednesday’s meeting. Robin Kuykendall, director of extended learning and division chair for occupational...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    May 5, 2019

ENMU hosts LSC's best

PORTALES - Basketball coaches working the concession stand? Football coaches waving flags for the pole vault? Football players lugging around hurdles? Basketball players handing out soft drinks to...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    May 5, 2019

Moinat leaves mark in track and field

PORTALES — Ivar Moinat shares a name with Ivar the Boneless, a character from the T.V. show ‘Vikings’. Moinat isn’t as mean as the T.V. guy, but can be ruthless when burning up the collegiate track scene, at least from a competitive...

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 5, 2019

Clovis arrests yield Portales gun

CLOVIS — Law enforcement officers on Thursday unexpectedly came into new evidence tied to last month’s Portales homicide. Prosecutors said Daniel Harrison, 38, was found in possession of the 9mm Jimenez handgun at play in the April 7 shooting...

 

'Cats finish strong

CLOVIS - Clovis' baseball team may have played its last game of 2019. And if that is indeed so, the Wildcats exited in style Friday. Hosting District 4-5A opponent Roswell at Bell Park, the 'Cats...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    May 5, 2019

A community prayer

CLOVIS — Over 150 area residents, church and city officials lined Main Street outside the Curry County Courthouse on Thursday for the National Day of Prayer. Participants prayed for seven...

 

Softball swan song

CLOVIS - It started so well for the Clovis softball team. Mid-to-late March seemed like break-up-the-Lady-Wildcats time, as they soared to a 3-0 start, quickly surpassing the program's win total in...

 

Wolverines sweep Lions

SANTA ROSA — As the end of its regular season neared, Texico’s baseball team added a sweep of Santa Rosa to its 2019 résumé. Friday, the Wolverines took the two-hour trek to Santa Rosa and blanked the Lions 5-0, making it 17 straight scoreless...

 
 News    May 5, 2019

Meetings calendar - May 5

Tuesday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m., Commission Chambers, Curry County Administration Complex, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m., Commission Room, Roosevelt County Courthouse,...

 

Heath claims singles

CARLSBAD — The Clovis Wildcats didn’t obliterate the field at the District 4-5A tennis individual championships, but they undeniably made their mark with four players punching their way into the Class 5A state bracket. David Heath posted a 6-1,...

 

Portales third in 4-4A

PORTALES - The Portales Rams, knowing they were on the softball playoff bubble, played a tight first game and more relaxed in the second. On the hill, however, Wendy Baeza was consistently good -...

 
 News    May 5, 2019

Area graduations - May 5

Thursday • Clovis Community College Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony — 1 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd, Clovis. Information: 575-769-4025 • Clovis Community College RadTech Pinning Ceremony — 6 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps...

 
 News    May 5, 2019

Public record - May 5

The following marriage licenses were filed through Thursday at the Curry County Clerk’s Office: Timothy L. Morrison, 40, and Amanda Leann Roach, 40, both of Clovis Domar Stephon Rogers, 23, and Jillian Dionne Nicole McCaskill Davis, 23, both of...

 

Eastern senior tops in academics

RICHARDSON, Texas - Eastern New Mexico senior Colby Bagwell made it 2-for-2 in the track season, claiming the Lone Star Conference's male academic athlete of the year award for outdoor track. Bagwell,...

 

Construction to close city hall

CLOVIS — Construction will result in the closure of Clovis’ City Hall May 17 and May 20, according to a release from the city. The work is part of a larger HVAC and roofing job for the building, but is being done separately. Closure of the...

 

Mendoza named third-team

KINGSVILLE, Texas — A pair of Greyhounds were honored Thursday, as the Lone Star Conference dished out its postseason softball awards. Honored for the Greyhounds were freshman outfielder Iliana Mendoza, a third-team selection, and sophomore...

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 5, 2019

Clovis officials declare May 14 Nonagenarian Day

CLOVIS - It was a short meeting, but Thursday evening the Clovis City Commission saw to items for both the young and the old in the area. Commissioners named May 14 as Nonagenarian Day, and to mark...

 

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