Police Blotter: April 29

Samplings of Portales police, sheriff and fire call logs: Thursday 11:36 a.m., Caller reported a van parked for a while with no movement, 2600 block of South Roosevelt Road 6. 12:00 p.m., Caller reported a motor vehicle accident, 1000 block of West First Street. 12:07 p.m., Caller reported being bit by a cat, 200 block […]

My turn: Some concerts I’d rather forget

During my biennial spring cleaning, I unearthed concert ticket stubs carbon-dated to the 70s. Although I was there, I don't remember some. Others are indelible. At Eric Clapton's 2004 Crossroads Guitar Festival in Dallas, I saw Clapton, Santana, Jeff Beck, Joe Walsh, John Mayer, Buddy Guy, James Taylor, Pat Metheny, Bo Diddley, ZZ Top, Booker […]

Hounds end spring drills with intrasquad tilt

BLACKWATER DRAW — First-year Eastern New Mexico University football coach Josh Lynn says he already has a good feel for his squad heading into today's 2 p.m. Green and Silver game at Greyhound Stadium. The annual wrapup to spring drills gives the Greyhounds a chance to perform in game-type situations. "We're just going to get […]

Hounds fall to WT in opener

CANYON, Texas — Unbeaten Justin Kuks pitched eight solid innings and left fielder Justin Smith hit two of West Texas A&M's four home runs Friday night as the Buffaloes beat Eastern New Mexico University 8-1 in the opener of a four-game Lone Star Conference baseball series. Kuks (9-0) stranded 10 ENMU baserunners and was helped […]

Isler signs ex-CHS standout Lieb

Another former Clovis Wildcat is joining J.D. Isler as McMurry University. CMI file photoLathan Lieb, a 2011 Clovis High grad, is joining former Wildcat coach J.D. Isler at McMurry University next season. Lieb led Clovis in scoring his senior season, and spent his freshman season at Otero Junior College in Colorado. Isler, who coached 10 […]

Friday area prep baseball linescores – April 27

District 3-2A Texico 16, Santa Rosa 4 Santa Rosa 2 00 11 — 4 3 3 Texico (12)03 1x —16 9 1 Marcus Lopez, Ryan Lopez (1), Santiago Romero (1) and Romero, R. Lopez (1); John Myers, Jarron Hill (1) and Josh Treadway. W — Hill. L — M. Lopez. Top hitters — Texico: Hill […]

Relay for Life auction today

Team Roundup a Cure, an auction to raise money for the Clovis Relay for Life, will be held 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. today at the Underground Arts Embassy at 321 E. First St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25. The event will include a fajita dinner, a DJ, door prizes, a silent […]

Into the wild

The weather is beginning to warm up, which means it's time for outdoor activities. CMI correspondent: Gilrobert Rennels Western Kingbirds are among the numerous species of birds found at the Muleshoe Wildlife Refuge, which is located 19 miles south of Muleshoe in southern Bailey County. Although it's not quite summer yet, more and more people […]

Myers drops out of GOP senate race

A heated state senate primary became a heated two-person race Friday. In a joint press conference at the Clovis-Carver Public Library, Mark Myers dropped out of the state senate District 7 race and endorsed fellow Republican candidate Pat Woods. Both said the move was made out of concerns Gov. Susana Martinez has lined up resources […]

Clovis man stable after shooting

Clovis police are investigating a shooting Friday morning on Hull Street that hospitalized a Clovis man with a leg wound. At 4 p.m. Friday, David Garcia, 36, was in stable condition at Plains Regional Medical Center, according to the press release. No arrests had been made at that time. According to the press release: Garcia […]