Rams capture District 4-3A baseball title

RUIDOSO — The Portales Rams rode a strong pitching performance from senior David Rodriguez to a 6-3 victory over Ruidoso on Saturday in the last of three District 4-3A baseball triangulars, clinching the district title. Earlier, the Rams (20-5, 5-1 district) routed Lovington 14-1. In the middle game. Ruidoso (11-11, 3-3) claimed a 4-1 victory […]

Honors - April 29

Johnston Johnston Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized Paula Johnston as auxilian of the month for March. Johnston joined the auxiliary in August 2000. She is currently serving as president and is the librarian coordinator, volunteers in the gift shop and at the information desk. Melton Melton Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recognized Joy Melton […]

Anniversary - April 29

Salazar Elias and Emma Salazar of Melrose will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on May 3, 2012. The couple was married May 3, 1952, in Clovis. They have eight children, 28 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. Both are retired.

Engagements - April 29

Carey-Barela Carey-Barela Craig and Ina Carey of Texico announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jody Carey of Clovis, to Roy Barela of Clovis, son of Gary and Sandra Crisp of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows Aug. 25, 2012, at Colonial Park Golf Course in Clovis. The reception will be at Colonial […]

On the shelves - April 29

The following books are available at Clovis Carver Public Library "Heaven Is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back" by Todd Burpo was given by Kelli Moore in memory of Stephen Jason Rudisill. Colton Burpo, who underwent an emergency appendectomy when he was not yet four years old, […]

Club notes - April 29

Daughters of the American Revolution The El Portal chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met in Sandra Hays home April 14. The program was presented by Dick Sullinger, who joined the Navy at age 17 after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He served on the USS San Diego, the first victorious American warship […]

Senior happenings - April 29

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Dance at La Casa Senior Center Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities, quilting and sewing; 1 p.m. Bingo at Los Abuelitos Portales Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Daily activities, quilting and sewing; 10:30 a.m., indoor exercise,1 p.m., Bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m., […]

Residents share volunteering stories

Area residents tell us why they volunteer: David Bell, 51, of Clovis, volunteers at the Lighthouse Mission in Clovis: "I was in the drug and alcohol program here at one time. Now that I'm back on my feet and everything, I thought I could help out the next group of guys. Just give something back. […]

Centerpiece crafting featured on show

Information on various crafts and making long and low centerpieces will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Jann Johnson is a designer and crafter from New York city, and she will show how to make some special occasion crafts, including a Victorian […]

School menus - April 29

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Soft beef taco, salsa, seasoned pinto beans, shredded lettuce, seasonal fruit Tuesday: Breakfast —French toast. Lunch — Cheeseburger on a bun, tater tots, mini carrots w/dip, cookie Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Spaghetti and meat sauce, green beans, ranch salad, […]