Pair of benefit races scheduled

MainStreet running 13th edition Portales MainStreet will host its 13th annual Heritage Days 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run 8 a.m. June 15. The race begins at the Yam Theatre, 219 S. Main St. The event is open to children and adults, with $15 registration through June 7 and $18 thereafter. All participants will receive a […]

Girls tennis squad punches ticket to state

The Portales Lady Rams know they'll be playing in next week's Class 1A-3A state team tennis tournament in Albuquerque. The PHS boys are crossing their fingers. CMI correspondent photo: Joshua Lucero Portales Ram sophomore Samantha Lopez returns a hit during her singles match against New Mexico Military Institute during the district tournament semifinals Saturday morning […]

ENMU teams both finish eighth at LSC championships

CANYON, Texas — Sophomore Kaspars Briska gave Eastern New Mexico University's men their second event win in the Lone Star Conference track championships on Saturday, taking the 5,000 with a time of 15 minutes, 11.75 seconds. Briska, a junior college transfer from Latvia, led a 1-5-6 ENMU finish in the event and crossed the finish […]

Wheatland School Reunion

Wheatland School The Wheatland School Reunion will be held May 25 in the new Allen Hall across from Senior Citizens Building in Grady. For lunch, bring a covered dish. Donations will be taken to cover the rent on the building. For information contact Maxine Wallace at 806-333-4524.?

Senior happenings – May 6-10

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

On the shelves – May 5

The following books are avavaile at the: Clovis-Carver Public Library Rustic Wedding Chic by Maggie Lord shares advice on planning a country wedding held in farms, meadows, vineyards, and other outdoor locations that feature Western themes, vintage clothing, understated décor, and the simplicity of country life. Two Graves by Douglas Preston takes FBI Special Agent […]

Machine embroidery featured on the show

Information on making "accidental landscapes" on quilts and creating dimensional canvases will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Quilter and author Karen Eckmeier will show how free-form rotary cutting of fabric strips that are layered can "accidentally" create a beach scene on a quilt. Her company is The […]

School menus – May 6-10

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 & salsa, Spanish rice, seasoned pinto beans, romaine lettuce & tomato, fruit juice. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast Burrito. Lunch — Hamburger on […]

Pinewood Derby more than child’s play

Child's play, as a description of something easily accomplished, takes on a whole new dimension when what one is throwing himself, or herself, into, becomes far more than child's play. That epiphany occurred first, or rather reoccurred, at the time of the kite preparation. The kite in question was, or actually is, a marvelous piece […]

Too wired to sleep

You can only nod off into your corn flakes so many times before you begin to question why you're so sleepy. That awakening recently occurred to me, so I asked the doctor about it. He suspected sleep apnea and ordered a sleep study. The papers from the clinic assured me that having the sleep study […]