Weekly LSC football update – Oct. 22

Standings All Times MDT Conf. All W-L W-L West Texas A&M 6-0 7-1 Midwestern State 5-1 6-1 Angelo State 3-2 4-4 Texas A&M-Kingsville 3-3 4-4 Tarleton State 3-3 3-4 Abilene Christian 2-4 4-4 Eastern New Mexico 1-4 2-5 Incarnate Word 1-4 2-6 Texas A&M-Commerce 1-4 1-6 Saturday's games Midwestern State 35, Abilene Christian 31; Angelo […]

Police Blotter – Oct. 23

Portales police, sheriff and fire call logs: Friday 4:45 p.m.: Caller requested an officer to deal with property a dispute, 1400 block N.M. 236. 4:45 p.m.: Caller reported a motor vehicle accident, 400 block North Main. 6:02 p.m.: Transfer back to a private residence from the hospital. 6:15 p.m.: Caller reported animals being out, 3000 […]

Elida School News – Oct. 23

Sports: Today: Elida hosts Clovis Christian junior high (white), JV and varsity volleyball at 4 p.m. Saturday: Elida hosts San Jon varsity volleyball at 2 p.m. Conference: Don't forget to attend the Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday at 1 p.m. Fall festival: The annual PTO sponsored Fall Festival is Nov. 3. The enchilada dinner starts at […]

Events Calendar – Oct. 23

Today Creepy Crawlies — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library. Children zero to three years. Information: 356-3940. Baptist Convention of N.M. Centennial Celebration — 1:30 p.m.-8 p.m., First Baptist Church, 302 Gidding St. in Clovis. Activities, meetings, centennial displays and more. Information: 505-924-2311. Ghoulish Crafts — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library. Halloween mason jar lamps will […]

My Turn – How did we survive before Internet?

I read a comment the other day that sent me straight to the search engine hunting for knowledge. What in the world did we do before we had the Internet at our finger tips? I suppose we all wondered about a lot of things, and hoped to run across someone who had some answers. Back […]

Their view: Agroecology offers sustainable food output

Ken Wilson is executive director of The Christensen Fund, which seeks to integrate biological and cultural diversity. Here's a snippet from a recent column suggesting a better way to feed the world: Worldwide, a billion people go hungry. A similar number over-eat the wrong foods. And yet one-third of food produced for human consumption is […]

Birth – Oct. 21

Thompson Thompson Levi Autrey Thompson was born Sept. 10, 2012, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock to Richard and Tosha Thompson of Clovis He weighed 6 pounds ,15 ounces. His grandparents are Ronnie and Toni Autrey of Clovis and David and Patricia Thompson of Logan. His great-grandparents are Lavelle and Vera Ashley of Clovis and […]

Anniversaries – Oct. 21

Ash Ash Ida and David Ash of Clovis are celebrating their 66th wedding anniversary. The couple was married Oct. 11, 1946, in Akron, Ohio. They have four children; Valerie and husband Louis Henton, Reva and husband Tim Clark, Carol and husband Tim Lyon and son David Jr., deceased. — submitted by Beverly Miller Denton Denton […]

School menus – Oct. 21

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Strawberry banana French toast. Lunch — Meat and cheese nachos, garden salad and mini carrots w/ranch, applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes, mixed green salad, delicious apple, whole wheat roll. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Homemade meat and bean burrito, salsa, […]

On the shelves – Oct. 21

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "The Illustrated Guide to Rocks and Minerals" by John Farndon and New Mexico Rocks and Minerals by Frank Kimbler were given by Oscar and Carolyn Toliver in memory of T.E. Willmon. The Illustrated Guide to Rocks and Minerals features over 800 stunning photographs and art works […]

Club notes – Oct. 21

The Altrusa Club of Portales The Altrusa International, Inc. Club of Portales met on Sept. 24 at the Central Annex. President Nellie Dyer called the meeting to order. Gaynelle Thomas led the opening ceremonies and Sharon Smith gave the Accent, which was dedicated to Jo Nell Brooks, who is moving. Beverly Bennett, sunshine committee chair, […]

Creative Living: ‘Green decor’ featured on show

Information on "green decor," using art glitter frameable fabric panels, and rubber-stamping on cookies will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Designer and crafter, Shannon Bielke will show how to take items around the house and incorporate them into new creations or […]

Senior happenings – Oct. 21

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at La Casa Senior Center Monday: 1 p.m., bingo and refreshments at Los Abuelitos Portales Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Wednesday: 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. free blood pressure and blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Thursday: […]

Auction offers local talent chance to shine

The purpose of this column is, on occasion, to call attention to local events and happenings. For a few years, recently, Pintores Art League held an annual fall auction for the purpose of fundraising, scholarship building and just plain community pride. It is a joy to say that the auction and social event has returned. […]

Cop show flaws hard to ignore

My wife is hooked on the alphabet police dramas. What are alphabet police dramas, you ask? CSI (Crime Scene Investigators) and Law and Order SVU (Special Victims Unit) are two examples. She also watches Blue Bloods and Hawaii 5-0 but they haven't quite bought into the initials thing even though 5-0 is a code name […]

Lifelong academic

Michelle Hughes said she has been interested in science and life before kindergarten. Hughes wanted to be a veterinarian for years and then wanted to become a doctor. She said her love for helping, fixing and learning about life processes inspired her to become a scientist. When other kids were playing video games Hughes was […]

Buffs overpower ENMU

BLACKWATER DRAW — Eastern New Mexico had two weeks to prep for 17th-ranked West Texas A&M. But the Buffaloes had two playmakers Saturday night, and the Wagon Wheel again when the dust cleared. CMI correspondent: Joshua Lucero ENMU senior slotback Chase Kyser looks to avoid a tackle by West Texas A&M's Curtis Slater during the […]

Hounds repeat LSC cross country title

LAWTON, Okla. — Senior Isaiah Samoei and the Eastern New Mexico University men's cross country teams are Lone Star Conference champions again. Samoei repeated his individual title and the Greyhounds cruised to team honors, finishing with 37 points to 75 for runnerup West Texas A&M in the nine-school competition hosted by Cameron. ENMU's women were […]

Pioneers deal Zias 3-0 loss

Texas Woman's jumped on Eastern New Mexico University from the start and the Pioneers cruised to a 25-15, 25-16, 25-20 Lone Star Conference volleyball victory over the Zias on Saturday at Greyhound Arena. Viktorija Jablonska had 17 kills and Marcela Alves added 12 for the Pioneers (16-6, 10-4 LSC), who were coming off a four-set […]

Artesia standout too much for Lady Rams

Artesia senior outside hitter Amy Horner proved to be a little too much for the Portales Lady Rams on Saturday. CMI correspondent: Joshua LuceroPortales High junior Simone Laurenz tips the ball over the net during the second set of Saturday's volleyball match against Artesia at the Ram Athletic Center. The Lady Bulldogs posted a 3-0 […]