Friday area boys prep basketball – Nov. 30

TEXICO — Texico cruised into the boys title match of the Citizens Bank Border Shootout while Farwell had a little tougher time. Texico 54, Logan 40 — Miguel Reyna followed up a 26-point effort in the opening round with a 25-point effort Friday as the Wolverines bested the Class 1A defending state champions. CMI photo: […]

Friday area girls prep basketball – Nov. 30

TEXICO — Texico and Friona advanced to the girls championship game of the Texico Citizens Bank Border Shootout with easy wins Friday. Texico 59, Logan 39 — Shaylee Anderson scored 17 points and Sarah Daniels and Brianna Reyna added 10 each for Texico, which used a 19-point second quarter to take a 24-22 halftime lead. […]

ENMU basketball capsules – Dec. 1

Men ENMU (4-3, 1-0 Lone Star Conference) at Abilene Christian (4-1, 1-0) • When: 3 p.m. (MST) today at Abilene, Texas • Radio: KSEL-AM 1450. • Last time out: The Greyhounds downed Angelo State 76-67 at Greyhound Arena while the Wildcats edged West Texas A&M 59-58 at Canyon in conference openers on Wednesday. • Last […]

Seasonal floats

Derek Saiz' eyes lit up Friday afternoon as he drilled screws into the wooden beams of a trailer behind the Clovis hospital. CMI staff photo: Tony Bullocks A parade performer dressed as Santa Claus on a Portales Fire Department truck waves to the Portales Light Parade crowd last year. The Plains Regional Medical Center Plant […]

Tularosa tops Texico – again

TEXICO — You could argue that Tularosa has Texico's number of late. Mostly, the Wildcats have Jim Coleman, and that was enough to lift second-seeded Tularosa to a 26-21 Class 2A playoff semifinal win over the Wolverines on Friday night. The 6-foot-4, 180-pound senior got his team on the board with a 47-yard interception return […]

In search of ponies: List of exotic pets getting longer

I t seems there isn't much left on the planet that humankind hasn't tried to domesticate, and if not attempting to domesticate, mankind has tried to keep most everything in captivity at one time or another, with varying degrees of success. In some cases, pulling creatures out of the wild is actually doing them a […]

Respect two-way street

I have noticed a couple of recent letters to the editor calling for respect toward those in political office. That's all well and good; there needs to be more respect in society, but it needs to be earned. Respect is cheapened when it is not deserved. When it is given unearned to someone who demands […]

ENMU-ACU preview

Men ENMU (4-3, 1-0 Lone Star Conferencne) at Abilene Christian (4-1, 1-0) • When: 3 p.m. (MST) today at Abilene, Texas • Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9 • Last time out: The Greyhounds downed Angelo State 76-67 at Greyhound Arena while the Wildcats edged West Texas A&M 59-58 at Canyon in conference openers on Wednesday. • Last […]

Empty Stocking Fund

Today's focus: Family L2 Household members: 4 Children: 2 children under 12. Special circumstances: In this family, the children are being raised by their grandmother, who has just recently lost her job. This has put a strain upon the family. Clothing needs: Boys size 7, shoe size 11 1/2; boys size 6, shoe size 10. […]

Meetings watch: ENMU Board of Regents

Eastern New Mexico University will request an additional $5 million from the state Legislature for its renovation work at the Jack Williamson Liberal Arts building. The ENMU Board of Regents approved the request Friday during a special meeeting. The university will receive $9 million from November's successful general obilation bond proposal. ENMU originally presented its […]