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Articles from the November 27, 2016 edition

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Former Pioneer Days queen to carry flag at National Finals Rodeo

Broadview's Stephanie Bailey was selected to be a flag carrier for the National Finals Rodeo, scheduled Thursday through Dec. 10 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bailey said she has always had a love for horses...

 

Shopping small

Whether it was a nice lunch at the Do Drop Inn or a new pair of boots at Bar G Western Wear, the Portales square was buzzing with activity during Small Business Saturday. While Black Friday may bring...

 

Attorney's office gets therapy dog

The Ninth Judicial District Attorney's Office is getting a new companion. A male golden retriever named Kasey was adopted by the office from the Kasey Says program in northern New Mexico. "In three...

 

Empty stocking fund

Today’s family in need: This family comes to the Salvation Army often for help. The father is disabled and Mom works part time as well as raising four children. “Of the four children the twins around 1 year old have special needs, the other two...

 

Events, meetings - Nov. 27

Events calendar Monday • Produce for the People — 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. at Curry County Events Center, Clovis. A Food Bank event. Information: 575-763-6130 • Stitch Addicts quilting lesson — 1:30 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Library. Registration...

 

Pages past - Nov. 27

On this date ... 1966: More than 150 farmers had gathered around the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service Office in Portales, anticipating signup for a “crop-adjustment” program. Portales police said they expected “little or no...

 

Unacceptable that leg-hold traps are legal

Just 80 feet from the road to Sandia Crest. In view of a picnic table and a popular hiking trail. And in the path of a family pet named Cub. Last weekend, Cub stepped into a metal leg-hold trap. Luckily, Cub’s owner and a friend were hiking with...

 

Post-election humor much needed

My book-of-the-month summary for November is "Great One Liners," edited by Marcia Kamien (Platinum Press, 2010). After this election, I figured humor would be welcomed. Excerpts: • Before you...

 

Never buy calendars for Christmas

My random thoughts before, during and after Black Friday shopping: • The alarm goes off. It's 8:05 a.m. Now's as good a time as any to shop, but it's not a good time to shower. These lounge pants and this T-shirt are the perfect outfit. If I need...

 

Volunteer is active, community minded

Rhonda Bargman grew up in Seminole,Texas. She is an active community leader and volunteer. She is the chairman for the Clovis Committee of 50 military affairs committee for 2016-2017. She has served...

 

Author talks about divorce book on show

Information on iridescence paints, attunement in regards to therapy, and sewing projects for kids will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon....

 

Large hoodies, sweatshirts back in rotation

Your 1990s large sweatshirts and pullover hoodie are no longer products of fashions past. They've made their way back this year and look to be a trend that will continue in the New Year. Your old...

 

On the shelves - Nov. 27

The following books are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Library Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst plunges into the story of how one daughter's mix of off-the-charts genius and social incompetence trigger a seemingly normal suburban family's...

 

Senior calendar - Nov. 27

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. line dance, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. 8-ball pool, 1 p.m. pinochle, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. exercise equipment,...

 

School menus - Nov. 27

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Mini pancakes. Lunch — Orange chicken, steamed rice, garden salad, mini carrots w/ranch Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Pepperoni pizza on French bread, fresh mixed veggies w/ranch, chilled...

 

Rams reach 4A title game with rout of St. Michael's

PORTALES — The Portales High football team is headed to the New Mexico class 4A state championship after handing battered and bruised St. Michael's a 38-0 shutout loss on Saturday at Greyhound...

 

Buffs top Gateway for 8-man three-peat

ROSWELL — The Melrose Buffaloes believed in each other, no matter what they lost. Believed when they lost a loaded 2016 senior class. Believed when they lost their star quarterback. Believed when...

 

Muleshoe eliminated by Eagles

VERNON, Texas — For about 2 1/2 quarters on Friday night, underdog Muleshoe hung with a team that had won 28 games in a row and outscored its first 12 opponents 628-101. Then Brock’s Gray brothers took over. Tyler and Matthew Gray each rushed...

 

This feels like home

PORTALES — This is a thanksgiving story. It started with confusion. Then came surprise. And then it was horrible, before it got worse. But a week later, Derek Quigley and Adam Peacock are focused on... Full story

 

Class 6A champs top CHS

RIO RANCHO — For a team coming off a pair of long seasons, facing the defending Class 6A champions was a tough way to start. Clovis High’s boys measured up fairly well, though. They led Rio Rancho through most of the first quarter before the...

 

Hounds eke out victory in double OT

CANYON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s men escaped West Texas A&M’s weekend Thanksgiving Classic with a pair of last-second wins and a three-game winning streak. The Greyhounds survived a wild finish against Nebraska-based Wayne State...

 

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