Foundation will help hospital remain local

Roosevelt General Hospital CEO Larry Leaming says RGH belongs to the people of Roosevelt County and he wants to ensure it will stay that way. In efforts to strengthen RGH while listening to public input, organizers began working on the RGH Foundation last year, which will give community members a chance to directly support the […]

PHS boys basketball capsule – Jan. 29

Portales (10-7) at Tucumcari (10-6) When: 7 p.m. today Radio: KSEL-FM 105.3 Last season: The Rams held on for a 46-43 win over Tucumcari at the Ram Athletic Center. Last time out: Portales dropped a 56-51 decision at home to Class 4A Moriarty on Saturday. The Rattlers were beaten at home by Class 2A No. […]

Legislator offers bill to define marriage

Republican state Sen. Pat Woods of Broadview says he believes in his heart that marriage should be between one man and one woman and has introduced legislation to amend the Constitution of New Mexico to state the same. "I just believe in my heart that's what the sanctity of marriage should be," Woods said Monday. […]

Police Blotter – Jan. 29

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Friday 2:19 a.m.: Clovis police requested an officer locate an individual, 400 block of East 16th Street. 2:38 a.m.: Caller reported unknown subjects in her back yard, 1100 block of West First Street. 7:25 a.m.: Call in reference to a burglary alarm, 2100 block […]

Cannon to meet with local landowners

The 27th Special Operations Wing leadership at Cannon Air Force Base is hosting a meeting with local landowners at 10 a.m. Wednesday to discuss wind turbine development projects and proposals. While no specific proposals will be reviewed, wing leadership will provide detailed information on how Cannon evaluates potential projects, according to a press release from […]

Dora School News – Jan. 29

Spelling Bee Congratulations to Dora eighth grader, Charlyn Simpson, for taking third place in the regional spelling bee. Simpson is the daughter of Robin and Gary Simpson. Basketball Pictures Dora Coyotes and Lady Coyotes basketball team members are to bring their uniforms to school on Thursday for team and individual photos. Forms will be available […]

Events Calendar – Jan. 29

Today Get Your Game On — 4:30 p.m. Board games featured. For grades K-6. Portales Public Library. Information: 356-3940. Boot Camp — 5:30 p.m. $5 per class. Portales Recreation Center. Information: 356-8598. Yoga — 7 p.m. $5 per class. Portales Recreation Center. Information: 356-8598. Wednesday Aerobics — 7:30 a.m. $5 per class. Portales Recreation Center. […]

My Turn – Don’t let ‘they’ dictate your life

It's always good to get inspiration. I'm all for that. Actually, I've just been to the International Builders' Show for this very reason. But I'm going to take a few moments here to encourage individualism and creativity. As builders, we regularly get asked what the infamous "they" are up to. Are "they" using wallpaper? What […]

ENMU offering non-credit classes

Eastern New Mexico University is offering non-credit classes for children and adults this semester. These courses are geared toward individuals who may not be enrolled as full-time students but who are looking to take classes that allow flexibility in their schedule. Christina Calloway: CMI staff photo Students in Julie Gawehn's zumba class practice a routine […]

Guards injured in Tucumcari escape attempt

Two Quay County Detention Center officers were injured Sunday by an inmate attempting to escape, 10th Judicial District Attorney Tim Rose said. Officers B.J. Angel and Anthonette Dabbs were hospitalized for treatment of their injuries and later released, said Don Rich, QCDC administrator. Rich said at 12: 15 p.m., inmate Noel Webb, 31, attempted without […]

Interactive: Super Bowl history

Interactive includes a visual history of Super Bowl tickets, historical information on each game, a Football 101 video explainer and a quiz on Super Bowl trivia. iframe&amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/code&amp;amp;amp;amp;gt; HTML tag.<br /><br /> Try viewing this in a modern browser like Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer 9 or later.<br /><br /> Super Bowl Ticket History

Rams fall to Moriarty; Lady Rams cruise

The Portales Rams are still learning there aren't mulligans on the basketball court, while Moriarty started tough and finished tougher. Luke Thomas scored 17 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer and a pair of layups in the fourth quarter, and the 4A Pintos held off hard-charging Portales to notch a 56-51 victory Saturday at the Ram […]

Hot-shooting Hounds storm past Buffs

CANYON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University's men suddenly found their shooting touch in the second half on Saturday. Down by five points at the half, the Greyhounds shot a blazing 73 percent (16-of-22) and pulled away to a 71-57 win over West Texas A&M, avenging an overtime loss to the Buffaloes on Wednesday night […]

School Menus – Jan. 27

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — chicken and pasta, steamed broccoli, carrots, delicious apple. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Sloppy Joe on a bun, tater tots, green peas, grape tomatoes and ranch and chilled peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast — cinnamon roll. Lunch — Bean and cheese burrito, salsa, Spanish rice, […]

Senior Happenings – Jan. 27

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: 10:30 a.m., indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Thursday: 10:30 a.m., indoor exercise; 1 p.m. […]

Creative Living – Show to feature fabric postcards

Information on making fabric postcards, using duck tape to make bangle bracelets, and putting a vegetarian spin on Carne Adovado will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Franki Kohler has written a book about fabric postcards and she will tell how they are keepsakes you can make and […]

On The Shelves – Jan. 27

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Investment Mistakes Even Smart Investors Make and How to Avoid Them by Larry Swedroe shows how to learn from other's mistakes, understand the wrong way and the right way to build your portfolio, and how to minimize tax effects, diversify your accounts, plan for your family's […]

Pro Bowl presents conflicting challenges

"The NFL hopes to decide the fate of the Pro Bowl by the time it releases next season's schedule in April. And the fate of the league's all-star game largely will depend on how much effort this year's participants put into the game." – Source: The Pro Bowl, which will be brought to you […]

I’ll take my ice in a tea glass

As far as I'm concerned, there are only two times when ice is a good thing. When it's hot and you're making tea and when you need to get up a muddy road. That second instance came into play on a recent hunting trip I talked about. Driving and walking over a muddy road in […]

Our People – The tide is changing

Daniel Graham developed an interest in the keyboard at age 8. He received his first keyboard at age 9 as a Christmas present request. His band, "The Changing Tide," was formed about six months ago. Graham is one of six members in the band. The band's music belongs to the metal core genre, a broad […]