Dora School News – Feb. 26

BPA leadership conference BPA Sponsor Colleen Tollett and Principal Brandon Hays accompanied 19 Dora students to Albuquerque last week, where they participated in the BPA Leadership Conference. The students competed in various contests in leadership development and brought back the following awards: Adv. Interview Skills—Taylor McAlister, first; Serena Warmuth, second Adv. Word Processing Skills—Lindsey Fletcher, […]

Events Calendar – Feb. 26

Today Eastern New Mexico Job Fair — 3-7 p.m. Clovis Civic Center. This job fair is the effort of several local agencies collaborating to hold one comprehensive event that will connect local workers with businesses that need their skills and expertise. Information: 763-3435 or 762-7714. Chinese New Year — 4:30 p.m. Portales Public Library. For […]

My Turn – Salute awaits perfection

We stood in silence, and still as statues, this crowd who had gathered to lay a good man to rest. The young men entered the pavilion, raised the flag from the coffin, while another uniformed man played a hauntingly beautiful rendition of Taps. The sun shone brightly on this winter day as the two young […]

Since we’ve no place to go …

While Monday's blizzard brought most of the area to a crawl, there were a few adventurous souls willing to brave the winter weather. We caught up with a few of them: Rick Thomas sat in his wheelchair eating a ham sandwhich in the parking lot of the Foxy Drive-in. The drive in was closed, but […]

Post Office: Mail delays possible

The U.S. Postal Service said in a release Monday that all offices in the area should be open throughout the blizzard, but inclement weather could delay deliveries. Customers are asked to clear their mailbox area of snow, sleet, slush, ice and debris. Letter carriers are instructed to not deliver to mailboxes and locations that are […]

Tuesday’s school closures/delays

Here is a list of today's school delays and closings for Curry and Roosevelt counties as well as West Texas: Clovis Schools is on a two-hour delay for students; A.M. preschool is canceled. Muleshoe is delaying the start of school two hours. Clovis Christian is on a two-hour delay. Farwell will start school at 10 […]

ENMU men fourth in LSC indoor track meet

LUBBOCK — Isaiah Samoei carried the Eastern New Mexico University men's track team to fourth place out of six teams in the Lone Star Conference indoor meet on Saturday and Sunday at Texas Tech University. Samoei accounted for half of ENMU's 52 team points, winning the 3,000-meter run in 8 minutes, 37.05 seconds and the […]

Blizzard hammers region

A blizzard that plowed through the South Plains, bringing the area to a standstill, was the worst the area has endured in more than a decade, according to a National Weather Service meteorologist. The storm packing 50 mph wind gusts left a wake of power outages and schools closings across eastern New Mexico and West […]

Monday snowfall totals

Snowfall Curry County Location Inches Portair 12 Clovis 9.5 Roosevelt County Location Inches Portales 1 3.5 Portales 2 1 Tolar 3.5 Milnesand 2.5 Source: National Weather Service

Clovis schools will delay school start

Clovis Municipal Schools will delay the start of school by two hours on Tuesday in the aftermath of Monday's blizzard, according to a school spokesperson. Also the school district's AM Preschool is cancelled. Other delays and cancellations for�Tuesday�reported to Clovis Media Inc.: Texico has cancelled school, according to Superintendent Miles Mitchell. Muleshoe is delaying the […]