Upcoming events • Thursday: Varsity football–Roy at Elida–5 p.m. • Sunday: Chicken Fry-High School Cafeteria -6:30 p.m. Please check our school website (www.elidaschools.net) frequently for updates/changes to football and volleyball schedules.
School opens smoothly Principal Steve Harris thanks the students and their parents for their help in getting this school year is off to a great start. Each student received a packet of information the first day of school. Harris requests parents to sign where needed and students to return the forms to their first-hour teachers […]
Friday 7 p.m. — Inception, PG-13
Cannon Triathlon — The Cannon Triathlon will begin at 8 a.m., Saturday at Liberty Pool. Participants will compete in a 500-meter swim, 10K bicycle ride and a 5K run. Prizes will be awarded to top finishers. Information: 784-2466.
Fall semester begins The 2010 fall semester at Eastern New Mexico University begins today and ends Dec. 11. The last day to late-register is Aug. 25. Commencement will be held Dec. 12. Registration information: 562-2175.
Sports starting up soon Football season starts Saturday with a scrimmage at Vaughn. The time will be posted online when available. Volleyball season starts Aug. 31 with a home game against Dora starting at 4 p.m. Football schedules and volleyball schedules are available online or in the front office. Check the school website, www.elidaschools.net, frequently […]
Burrage [image #1, align=right, size=medium] Ed and Barbara Burrage of Clovis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 27. They were married on Aug. 14, 1960, at the Eastern New Mexico University Baptist Student Union. They have two children, Misti Everett and Todd Burrage; and seven grandchildren. Ed is retired from Safeway and Barbara is […]
The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Pretty Little Cozies” shows how to make 32 custom fabric cover-ups that hold our cell phones and laptops, keep coffee and food warm, organize supplies, store valuables, protect fragile items, and more. “If the Dead Die Not” by Philip Kerr reintroduces Bernie Gunther, house detective at […]
Investigators unable to ID victim Roosevelt County Sheriff’s investigators are still working to learn more about the victim of a Wednesday shooting in Dora. Sheriff Darren Hooker said investigators know the man’s name, however they are not making the information public because they haven’t been able to fully identify him. “We don’t know a whole […]
Former SOCOM commander to speak at Cannon — Retired Air Force Gen. Charles Holland, former Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, will address Cannon airmen and their families at 9:30 a.m. and 1:10 p.m. Friday at the base theater. He will also speak to base leadership during a professional development luncheon at the Pecos Trail Dining […]
Friday 7 p.m. — The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, PG-13
Friday Key Spouse training — Noon, Airman and Family Readiness Center. First Friday Back to School barbecue —
Employee briefs • The search for the next dean for the Eastern New Mexico University College of Business is ongoing. Since Monday, Christopher Taylor has been filling the role of interim dean of the College of Business until a permanent hire is made. • Manny Varela, professor of biology, has been notified he is a […]
An estimated 200,000 Vietnam veterans suffering from three diseases newly associated with exposure to Agent Orange are closer to receiving disability compensation following an appeals court order Aug. 2 directing VA to publish a final implementing regulation within 30 days. On a lawsuit brought by a coalition of veterans’ service organizations, the U.S. Court of […]
Aug. 31, 1960: Eastern New Mexico University officials had announced 54 students from Portales, seven from Dora, five from Causey and seven from Floyd had enrolled at the university.