Marriages: March 31, 2013

Saiz-Gallegos Melissa Saiz of Clovis and Bruce Gallegos of Clovis were joined in marriage Feb. 22, 2013, at the Graceland Chapel in Las Vegas, Nev. The Rev. Carlos Vallesillas performed the wedding ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Serlene Saiz of Clovis The bridegroom is the son Bruce McCoy and Denise Gallegos of Clovis. […]

Senior Happenings: March 31, 2013

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Los Abuelitos, Portales ; 1 p.m. Bingo Tuesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Bingo; 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Clovis Sewing Class Wednesday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. Bingo Thursday: Daily Activities 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 1 p.m. […]

Anniversaries: March 31, 2013

Lee Duane and Dottie Lee of Portales will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at "Come & Go" reception April 13, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 524 North Globe, Portales. The celebration will be hosted by their children, Alan, Karen, Doug, Sharon, Heath and Lisa. The couple was married on April […]

Club notes: March 31, 2013

RGH Auxiliary The Executive Committee of Roosevelt General Hospital Auxiliary met March 20 at the Tony Anthony Conference room, with President Linda Uttaro presiding. Treasurer Rosalie Patrick requested a daily report be placed in a certain envelope for the credit purchases. Amber Hamilton, liaison to the Auxiliary, issued an invitation from the Women's Club to […]

April show honors area and its artists

The month of April will, among other local attractions and items of interest, find the Clovis Carver Library hosting a group show by our local art society, Pintores. The theme of that show is anything relating to Clovis, and I hope you may take time to view it, and the work of our local artists. […]

School menus: March 31, 2013

Clovis elementary schools Monday: No school. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Sloppy Joe on a bun, tater tots, green peas, grape tomatoes and ranch, peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Bean and Cheese burrito and salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, orange halves. Thursday: Breakfast — Chicken biscuit. Lunch — Corn […]

On the Shelves: March 31, 2013

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Almost a Whisper: A Holistic Approach to Working With Your Horse by Sam Powell and The Ultimate Level of Horsemanship: Training Through Inspiration by Al Dunning were given by Jan and Rick Purvis in memory of Oscar Toliver. Almost a Whisper explains how to use voice, […]

Creative Living: Needle felting, sweet potatoes coming up

Information on needle felting and creating a marbleized effect on fabric will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" on 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon on Thursday. Michele Muska is with the Simplicity Creative Group, and she's going to demonstrate the new 12-needle deluxe electric felting machine as she makes beautiful felted cuffs to wear […]

Hunting season

Utter chaos will erupt when the announcer yells "go" as children dash out into the field to find the brightest of eggs and what takes days to prepare for will all be gone in a matter of minutes. CMI photo: Christina Calloway Portales Deputy Clerk Veda Urioste, joined by her dog Princess, stuffs the last […]

ACU slips past Hounds twice

ABILENE, Texas — Senior left fielder Kyle Conwell, who hadn't homered in more than 100 at-bats this season, led off the bottom of the seventh with his third of the game and Abilene Christian rallied for a 5-4 victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Friday, completeing a sweep of their a Lone Star Conference […]

Lady Cats post win; Cats second

RUIDOSO — Clovis High's girls were just consistent enough to get a win in Friday's Great 8 tournament at The Links of Sierra Blanca Golf Course. The CHS boys, meantime, came close. The Lady Wildcats posted a team score of 375 to edge host Ruidoso by one shot in the five-team girls field. The boys, […]

Cats fall to Goddard in tourney

RIO RANCHO — Clovis High's baseball team continued to get fairly good pitching on Friday. The Wildcats are simply having trouble plating runs. Roswell Goddard broke open a close game with four runs in the top of the seventh and handed the Cats a 7-1 loss in the consolation semifinals of Rio Rancho's Sal Puentes […]

Pioneers wrap up sweep of Zias

DENTON, Texas — Texas Woman's continued to ride the long ball on Friday, completing a Lone Star Conference sweep of Eastern New Mexico University with a 7-2 victory. The league-leading Pioneers (33-7, 11-1 LSC), ranked eighth in NCAA Division II, got their fourth and fifth homers in the three-game set, breaking open a 4-1 game […]

Lady Rams bounce back with win over Hobbs

HOBBS — Junior catcher Simone Laurenz hit her second home run of the game, a tie-breaking, two-run shot in the top of the seventh, as the Portales Lady Rams beat Hobbs 5-2 on Thursday night. Laurenz led off the game with a home run, the second time she's done that this season for the Lady […]

No. 8 Pioneers take two from Zias

DENTON, Texas — Junior designated player Katie Hines belted her 17th and 18th home runs of the season, and eighth-ranked Texas Woman's posted a 6-2, 9-1 sweep of Eastern New Mexico University on Thursday in a Lone Star Conference softball doubleheader. Hines went 4-for-6 with four RBIs. She had an RBI single and third baseman […]

United lifetime recognized

A teary-eyed Hank Baskett Jr. received a standing ovation as he accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award from the United Way of Eastern New Mexico for his dedicated service to the Oasis Children's Advocacy Center. Retiring United Way officials were also recognized at Thursday night's United Way awards banquet at the Clovis Civic Center. CMI staff […]

Dancing event set for April

Dancing With Our Stars, a local charity event to celebrate, support and raise acceptance of people with mental illnesses, will be held at 6 p.m. on April 6 in the Portales Memorial Building. Dinner will be provided and community leaders from Clovis and Portales will be dancing. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per […]

Monument designation good move, and overdue

M onday was an important day for Northern New Mexico — not to mention for the state and even the nation. On that day, President Barack Obama officially designated the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, preserving some 240,000 acres of our finest wilderness for generations to come. What a long time coming! Residents of […]

Double standard makes government its own counterargument

Civilization depends on unwavering respect for property rights, and the recognition of the right to defend property. Without the ability to own property, use it as you see fit, and defend it from those who wish to steal or destroy its value, we would still be living a nomadic stone age life. I don't know […]

Community comes together for blood drive

Amanda Jimenez of Portales is overwhelmed by the community's response to her daughter's needs. Her 9-year-old daughter Jaelyn Jimenez has been battling leukemia since she was 5, and the costs for her care have added up. Thursday's blood drive at Eastern New Mexico University, dedicated to Jaelyn, will help a great deal says Jaelyn's mother. […]