Area district basketball roundup – March 2

District tournaments (Seeds in parentheses) BOYS District 4-5A Thursday (2) Hobbs 78, (3) Carlsbad 69 Saturday Championship (1) Clovis 91, Hobbs 71 District 4-3A Tuesday (seeding playoff) At Roswell Portales 57, Lovington 48 Thursday (2) Lovington 59, (3) Ruidoso 47 Saturday Championship (1) Portales 61, Lovington 58 District 4-2A Tuesday (4) Clayton 46, (3) Tucumcari […]

School Menus – March 3

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — French Toast. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, green beans, grape tomatoes, chilled peaches, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Soft taco and salsa, Spanish rice, seasoned pinto beans, romaine lettuce and tomato, fruit juice. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrito. Lunch — Hamburger on […]

Senior Calendar – March 3

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. […]

Anniversaries – March 3

Martin Kenneth "Butch" and Carol Martin of Portales will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. March 10 at the Memorial Building in Portales. The celebration will be hosted by their children, Richard and Janice Hardin, and Larry Martin. The couple was married March 8, 1963, in Clovis. They have two children, […]

Creative Living: Transfer art, postcards featured on show

Information on decorating garments with transfer art, making a swimsuit cover-up and creating backgrounds for fabric postcards will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Dianna Effner is an artist and owner of Dianna Effner Porcelain Dolls, and she's going to show several dolls wearing tee-shirts or other garments […]

On the Shelves – March 3

These books are available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library Ranches of the American West by Linda Paul was given by Kent and Becky Carruthers in memory of Oscar Toliver. This book showcases 25 of the most spectacular western ranches, including century-old working ranches as well as rugged new compounds designed for celebrity owners, demonstrating that […]

Births – March 3

Bryant Harper Adalyn Bryant was born Feb. 8, 2013, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis to Phil and Heather Bryant of Clovis. She weighed 8 pounds and 12 ounces. She has one brother, Haden Bryant, 2 years old. Grandparents are Mark and Phyllis Bryan of Clovis, Maureen Burns of Clovis, and Cary Pickens, Winters, […]

Birthdays – March 3

Fuller Lea Fuller of Portales planned to attend her 90th birthday on Saturday in Portales. The celebration was hosted by family members and friends at Seventh Day Adventist Church. Lea Fuller was born Feb. 26, 1923, in Lehr, N.D. She has three children, eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Engagements – March 3

Followill-DeFoor Chris and Lora Followill of Melrose announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Coren Ashley Followill of Melrose, to Tycer Ray DeFoor, of Clovis, son of Terril and Kim DeFoor of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows April 7, 2013. The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Melrose High School. She is […]

Fire roars throughout blizzard

The day began with predictions of the blizzard to end all blizzards, or at least what passes for that, during this particular winter. Blizzard or not, by Sunday night life was looking pretty fair. As we all know by now, the blizzard came, or at least a decent amount of wet snow came. The elements […]