Lady Cats win in OT

The Clovis Lady Wildcats need overtime to beat Roswell 41-37 Thursday in the first of the three-team Milk Cow Classic at Rock Staubus Gym.

Antiesha Brown led Clovis with 15 points and Jadee Isler added 11.

Look for Dave Wagner’s game report on the VarsityNow section of this page.

Other scores Thursday:
Girls
Clovis Christian 53, House 18
Grady 36, Mosquero 28
Boys
Clovis Christian 74, HOuse 52
Grady 44, Mosquero 36

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Our Web poll asks, “Do you think state lawmakers should pass a law recognizing domestic partnerships for gay and straight couples?”

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Ken De Los Santos, emergency management coordinator for Clovis and Curry County, passes along the latest winter weathery advisory.

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Did you know the Eskimo Pie was patented on this date in 1922?

Christian Kent Nelson, a Danish immigrant, had the idea for the chocolate-covered vanilla ice cream bar. He said it was inspired by a kid in his candy store who could not decide between ice cream and a chocolate bar.

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“New Mexico Stockman” humor columnist Glenda Price will be joining cnjoline.com beginning next month.

The Mesilla Park woman writes about “country living.” She’s sort of a female Baxter Black.

We plan to publish her column in our bi-monthly “Farm and Ranch” magazine in addition to the online slot.

More details coming soon.

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Eastern New Mexico has lots of questions related to the numbers of personnel assigned to Cannon Air Force Base as it transitions into an Air Force Special Operations Command facility.

Read about what we know on Editor David Stevens’ Web log

Falling, With Style

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Clovis’ Bill Zarges says he’s concerned about the economy.

“Too many questions and no clear policies,” he wrote in an e-mail.

“Loss of the ConAgra ethanol plant could have an impact on growth. The re-tasking of Cannon (Air Force Base) may play out all right, however, and alleviate the ConAgra loss.”

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Portales’ Wendel Sloan says he’s looking forward to watching the Super Bowl on Feb. 3:

“Definitely, to see Tom Petty (halftime entertainment) and for the outside chance of seeing the secret smirk wiped off the Patriots’ faces.”

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