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Articles from the October 15, 2017 edition

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Our People: Horse required for perfect day

Erin Montano was born and raised in southern new Mexico. She attended Tularosa High School and went on to graduate from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. Montano grew up in a family of...

 

Reunion fun enough to plan another

It seems 40 years can pass in the blink of an eye or a lifetime or two can occur in the same time. So it seems after reflecting on my recent class reunion. The biggest difference this reunion over pre...

 

Throwbacks trending in fall fashion

Fall fashions are across the board for revamping throwbacks and the November issue of InStyle magazine covers a few with a visual rundown on the seasons hottes trends. From patterns, accessories to...

 

Senior calendar - Oct. 15

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. trivia...

 

School menus - Oct. 15

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Bagel w/cream cheese. Lunch — Italian spaghetti, garden salad, mini carrots w/ranch, orange smiles. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Turkey n cheese croissant, veggie dippers w/ranch, apple,...

 

On the shelves - Oct. 15

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Copycat by Kimberla Lawson Roby exposes author Traci Calloway Cole as the kind of woman Simone wants to be — in every way possible. She begins copying her role model,...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 15, 2017

Officials get clear on water

Former Lt. Gov. says dairies, Southwest Cheese are not big water users. CLOVIS — Former New Mexico Lt. Gov. Walter Bradley wants to clear up the water situation: We’re not on the verge of running out, he says. Bradley, now a spokesman for the...

 

44th Annual Peanut Valley Festival kicks off Saturday

PORTALES — As the 44th annual Peanut Valley Festival approaches, several of the event's vendors are looking ahead to their fourth decade of attendance. The free festival is set for next weekend at...

 

Pages past - Oct. 15

On this date ... 1982: Shelly Minnis, daughter of Maj. and Mrs. W.G. Minnis of Cannon Air Force Base, was crowned football homecoming queen at Clovis High School during the halftime of a game with Portales at Leon Williams Stadium. Other queen...

 

Events calendar - Oct. 15

Today • Wind Symphony concert — 3 p.m. at Buchanan Hall, ENMU. Admission: Free. Information: 575-562-1011 • Gun and knife show — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Clovis Civic Center. Admission: $5. Information: 575-760-1379 Tuesday • Afterschool STEAM ...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 15

Tuesday • Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee — Noon at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, Portales. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m....

 

Time for AG to look into bone cement case

An Albuquerque doctor’s stunning revelation in long-running litigation over an experimental procedure in which bone cement was injected into the spines of dozens of patients at Gerald Champion Regional Hospital in Alamogordo is likely to upend the...

 

I qualify to be Republican mole

It may seem incongruous, but I’m offering consulting services for Republican candidates. Since they already have corporate, Confederate, wealthy, gunslinger and Christian voters (African Methodist...

 

Boy Scouts: Sorry to see ya go

We lost a great organization this week. What we’ve long known as the Boy Scouts of America is done. Kaput. Sayonara. Adios. Dead in the water. The group announced last week that, beginning next...

 

5 things to know about Cannon

Happy birthday, Cannon Air Force Base — however old you are. Five things you may not know about the history of the military installation located eight miles west of Clovis: Let’s just say age...

 

I'm sorry... but there was a war?

Twas a great day in the kingdom of heaven. To people living on earth, it was December of the year 2017 AD, but there were no calendars in the Kingdom of God. But even without time, there’s still a such thing as a day of work. It was a particularly...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 15, 2017

Locals rally to pray for America

CLOVIS — About 35 people gathered outside of the Pregnancy Center on Main Street Saturday afternoon for the 2017 Rosary Rally. Sponsored here in Clovis by members of the Sacred Heart and Our Lady...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 15, 2017

Library book sale draws about 100

CLOVIS — The allure of good books at great prices will bring out people from all over, apparently from even as far away as Cincinnati. Jessica, Sean and John Burgoon were just a few of the hundred...

 

Turnovers help ENMU beat Tarleton State

STEPHENSVILLE, Texas — Turnovers will often help determine the outcome of football games, especially when teams take advantage of them. That was the case for Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday, as the Greyhounds parlayed three Tarleton...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    October 15, 2017

Clovis girls soccer team routs Santa Fe

CLOVIS — Before the start of Saturday's Santa Fe-Clovis girls soccer game, the Lady Wildcats escorted members of Clovis' youth soccer program onto the field at Leon Williams Stadium, the future of...

 
 By Zech Lucero    Sports    October 15, 2017

Regional football round-up

CLOVIS — Seven regional teams were in action Friday night. Mountainair 66, Dora 48 With the injury bug still on the Coyotes’ side, having Kaull Burton and Joseph Urioste back really made a difference for Dora on offense and defense. “Kaull and...

 

Clovis volleyball team drops fifth straight

CLOVIS — When volleyball state tournament selection time rolls around in November, the Clovis Wildcats are somewhere between hopeful and optimistic they'll make the 12-team Class 6A field despite...

 

Eastern volleyball team rallies, snaps losing streak

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University rallied back from a 2-1 deficit Saturday, pulling a weekend volleyball split with 25-19, 18-25, 16-25, 25-21, 15-8 victory over Angelo State Saturday at Greyhound Arena. Kaitlyn Kluna had 28 assists, six...

 

St. Edward's tops ENMU men's soccer team 4-1

AUSTIN, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University’s men’s soccer team took an early lead against 18th-ranked St. Edwards on Saturday afternoon, but the Hilltoppers cruised after that for a 4-1 win at Lewis-Chen Family Field. Christopher...

 

Angelo State beats ENMU women in soccer

PORTALES — If you’re the Angelo State women’s soccer team, the mantra for the weekend is likely, “Better late than never.” The Rambelles got the game’s lone goal from Trenadey Scott just 3 minutes and 40 seconds into the game, and moved...

 

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