New ENMU track coach keys on strengths

First-year coach Mike Barbee says he plans to bring a bit of a new approach to Eastern New Mexico University track — hit your best events and hit them hard. The Greyhounds and Zias are slated to compete in the school's first indoor competition today since joining NCAA Division II in 1984 when they run […]

Souper eats

There is Super Bowl Sunday. But for eastern New Mexico, the warm-up is today's Salvation Army Souper Bowl. The annual fundraiser offers an enticing array of homemade and slow simmered soups. It's the sixth such event for The Salvation Army at 317 East Second St. in Clovis, an agency that serves Clovis and Portales. "This […]

Senior Happenings – Feb. 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. […]

Zias drop pair in season-opening tourney

SAN ANTONIO — Brianna Bozon hit a two-out, two-run double in the second inning and pinch-hitter Faith Roberts delivered a two-out, two-run single in the fourth on Friday as St. Edward's edged Eastern New Mexico University 5-3 in the season-opening NCAA Division II College Classic softball event, hosted by St. Mary's. ENMU dropped to 0-2 […]

School Menus – Feb. 3

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

Creative Living – Gadgetry, ‘clean’ food to be featured

Information on making a kindle cozy, preparing and serving "clean" food and different ways to use grapefruit sections will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. For those who can't go anywhere without computer gadgets, Laura Bray, crafter and designer, will show how to make a kindle cozy that […]

On the Shelves – Feb. 3

The following books are available at the: Clovis-Carver Public Library Death At Sea World: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity by David Kirby examines one of the most intelligent, social and complex animals on earth as seen through the eyes of the scientists who study them and the people who risk […]

Children’s TV morals a concern

The plot of the show was, on the surface, pretty sordid. That actually holds true for all of the several plots going on at the same time. Not sordid in the Nancy Grace sense, or the SVU sense. Just involving levels of manipulation and equivocation that most of us would not see ourselves falling prey […]

Club Notes – Feb. 3

The Altrusa International, Inc. Club of Portales met Jan. 28, with President Nellie Dyer along with 17 members and five guests, Amie Griffith, Aida Smith, Amberlynn Mauldin, Mary Bell Cota and Patrick Kircher, present. Cathy Rankin led the opening ceremonies. Dannah Brown gave the Altrusa Accent, and Jennifer Hardin drew for the Queen of Hearts. […]

Navigation easier than old days

I guess I now have a vehicle with navigation. More accurately, I figured out my smart phone has a navigation app that actually works pretty good. With the hands-free device I bought with Christmas money, I can press a couple of buttons and speak a destination to get directions to my destination. After I missed […]