Meetings watch: Elida school board

The following items will be on the agenda for the Elida Municipal Schools Board of Education meeting at 6 p.m. today in the high school library: • Superintendent’s report • Employee payroll • Approval of BAR • Approval of permanent cash transfer • Final reading of special education policy updates • Transition to the New […]

Club notes —

Daughters of the American Revolution The El Portal Chapter of the DAR met at the First Christian Church in Clovis on Feb. 12. After regent Pam Wallace led the opening rituals, the business meeting was postponed so that the winners of the essay contest could read their essay and be given their awards. Eighth-grade winner […]

Elida news — Feb. 21

Basketball schedule Thursday: Grady, home, VG & VB, 4:30 p.m., Parents Night

Meetings watch: Elida Board of Education

Alisa Boswell At the Elida Municipal Schools Board of Education meeting today, the following items will be on the agenda: • Superintendents report • Employee payroll • Approval of BARs • New Mexico School Boards Association Student Achievement Award • Quality of education survey questions • Final reading and adoption of board policy • First […]

Elida school news — Feb. 14

• Elementary Valentine’s Day parties will be today at 3 p.m. • There will be a financial aid workshop 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Portales High School computer lab. • The student body will be sponsoring a silent auction today. Baskets of various themes will be auctioned during the Melrose game. Money raised […]

Elida news —

Sports schedule Tuesday: Basketball, Grady at Elida, junior high girls and boys. Parent’s Night. Games begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday: Basketball, Elida varsity teams at Roy, junior varsity games at 4 p.m. Thursday: Basketball, Elida varsity teams at Grady. Junior high games begin at 4 p.m.

Elida news — Jan. 24

Basketball schedule • Tuesday — Hondo, home, VG & VB, 5 p.m.; Marshall JH, away, 8th G & JH B, 4:15 p.m. • Thursday — Roy/Mosquero, home, JH G, VG & VB, 4 p.m. (homecoming) • Saturday — Clovis Christian, away, 8th G, VG & VB, 3:30 p.m.

Elida school news — Jan. 17

FFA members advance to state The Elida FFA parliamentary procedure teams competed in the District IV contests at Eastern New Mexico University on Wednesday. The Chapter team (Beuford Criswell, Rachel Cox, Kaylee Tibbs, Kevin Yager, Kris Yager, and Shealton Veo) placed first and qualified for state finals. The Greenhand team (Kayla Summers, Tayler Fraze, Kellie […]

Family, friends remember Elida teen killed in crash

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Christina Calloway An Elida teenager killed in a crash Friday is remembered as a beautiful and bubbly girl with a big heart. Britt’ny Mowell, 17, died at a Lubbock hospital from injuries suffered in a single vehicle rollover crash outside Elida. “She loved everybody, everyone became her friend,” said Mowell’s sister, Mollie Crow. “She was […]

Elida teen dies in one-vehicle rollover

Freedom New Mexico An Elida teenager died Friday afternoon from injuries suffered in a one-vehicle rollover in southern Roosevelt County earlier in the day, according to state police. Brittn’y Mowell, 17, was driving a 2003 Pontiac minivan east on South Roosevelt Road 24 about 11:30 a.m. when she lost control of the vehicle, according to […]

Elida news — Dec. 20

Sports Dec. 30: Basketball vs. Dora (junior varsity girls, varsity boys and girls), 4 p.m. Jan. 2 -7: EPAC basketball tournament, schedule TBA

Elida news — Dec. 13

Sports schedule Dec. 12 — basketball, host Dora, 7th and 8th girls, JHB, 4 p.m. Dec. 16 — basketball, at Corona, V girls and boys, 4 p.m.

Elida news — Dec. 6

Sports schedule Dec. 6: Basketball, Hondo, here, varsity girls and boys, 5 p.m. Dec. 8: Basketball, Texico, there, 7th girls, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 8-10: Basketball, Elida tournament, varsity girls and boys.

Coordinator hoping for growth with Elida’s Christmas on the Square

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Alisa Boswell Elida’s Christmas on the Square event will be held for the second year on Dec. 3. Michelle Ward, owner of The Little Things in Elida and the main coordinator for the event, said the first year was successful with visitors from not only Roosevelt County but also from Clovis, Muleshoe and Roswell. “A […]

School news — Nov. 22

Elida Sports Tuesday: Basketball — at Lake Arthur, 8th grade Boys and girls, JV girls, varsity boys, 3 p.m. Holiday Thanksgiving recess starts Wednesday. School will resume Monday.

Elida news — Nov. 15

Sports schedule • Nov. 15: baskteball, Yucca JH, there, 7th and 8th girls, 4:15 p.m. • Nov. 17: Baskteball, Marshall Tournament Girls, JH 7th • Nov. 18: Baskteball, Ft. Sumner, Albuquerque, Varsity Girls • Nov. 19: Baskteball, Marshall Tournament Girls, JH 7th

Elida resident sells horse to purchase Tiger mascot outfit

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Alisa Boswell Ricky White chose his love for the Elida Tigers over barrel racing this summer. Born with Down syndrome, the 31-year-old Elida resident sold his barrel horse in August to pay for a professionally made mascot outfit and completely devote himself to the school’s teams. Shelba White said her son has been welcomed by […]

Elida Class B champs again

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Kevin Wilson Long before she was in Carrizozo, Pam Allen was coaching volleyball in the 1970s, when a novel idea called the state championship was implemented. And ever since Sandia defeated Rio Grande in 1973, the gradual addition of six classifications and numerous title sites across the state have never changed one fact. “It’s tough […]

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Calendar of events This week: Red Ribbon Week at Elida Schools Tuesday —

Elida news — Nov. 1

Sports schedule Today through Saturday: District Volleyball, TBA