Ticket feature: ‘Sordid Lives’ on display in Amarillo

The story of "Sordid Lives" has taken on numerous forms, from Del Shores' 1996 play, to the 2000 film Shores wrote and directed, to the 2008 television series. Courtesy photo The following scene from "Sordid Lives," presented by Amarillo Little Theatre, features Wardell (played by Brent Womble), LaVonda (Treva Oller), G.W. (Scott Royster) and Noleta […]

Thursday morning briefing: Cheap books, ripening tomatoes and irrational fears

Good morning and welcome to the Thursday briefing. Books cheap The Friends of the Clovis-Carver Library offer good books cheap at their sale, beginning Saturday and continuing through next week during library hours. Meetings watch The Clovis City Commission meets at 5:15 p.m. today at city hall. Curry County Commissioners meet at 4 p.m. Friday […]

Prep linescores - April 4

CMI staff photo: Tony Bullocks Elida junior Taylor Boone threw a complete game on Tuesday as the Tigers defeated the Melrose Buffaloes 9-3 at Melrose. Tuesday Elida 9, Melrose 3 Elida 102 024 0 — 9 12 2 Melrose 300 000 0 — 3 5 6 Taylor Boone and Kris Yager; Nick Spatafore, Brian Hemminger […]

Fishing report - April 4

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Reminder: The new fishing license year began April […]

Weekly LSC softball update - April 5

Standings All Times MDT Conf. All W-L W-L Tarleton St. 13-2 28-10 Angelo State 12-3 29-7 Texas Woman's 11-3 29-9 Abilene Christian 9-5 23-9 West Texas A&M 7-8 23-14 Incarnate Word 7-8 20-14 Midwestern St. 5-10 15-20 Cameron 5-10 14-22 A&M-Kingsville 4-11 16-21 E. New Mexico 1-14 9-28 Friday's games Angelo State 7-2, Incarnate Word […]

Zias outlast OPSU twice

Eastern New Mexico University's softball team, badly in need of wins, had them on their collective fingertips on Tuesday, then nearly lost both, then pulled them out in the end. Freshman second baseman Ke VonSchriltz lined a two-run, bases-loaded single to center in the ninth inning, capping the Zias' second comeback from two runs down […]

Lady Rams golfers capture second tourney

ROSWELL — It's been a long time since the Portales High girls golf team has played. The Lady Rams opened the season on March 1, cruising to victory over Clovis and Texico in a triangular hosted by Texico at the Farwell Country Club. They returned to action on Tuesday in the four-team Spring River Invite […]

PHS softball game postponed

Tuesday's softball game between Las Vegas Robertson and Portales High was postponed due to inclement weather in the Las Vegas area. PHS coach Robbie Crowley said she hopes to be able to reschedule the game. The Lady Rams (8-0) return to action on Thursday with a 3 p.m. twin bill at West Las Vegas.

RGH profits rising

Roosevelt General Hospital is operating in the black for the first time since the hospital reopened in 2001, according to hospital officials. RGH Administrator Larry Leaming said the hospital ended the last fiscal year $875,803 in the black, one year after turning a small profit in 2010. In 2009, the hospital operated at a $1.3 […]

Police blotter: April 4

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Monday 1:41 a.m.: Caller reported his friend's car was on fire, 700 block of west Second Street. 7:10 a.m.: Caller reported horses on the highway, New Mexico 236. 8 a.m.: Caller reported the white stray dog in the area, 400 block of South Avenue […]