County ordered to clean up jail kitchen

The state has ordered Curry County to clean up its jail's kitchen or face serious sanctions. Seven major violations were found in the kitchen by New Mexico Environment Department inspectors during the agency's annual on-site review of the kitchen May 23. Frank Fiore, acting environmental health bureau chief, said flooding of the kitchen floor is […]

Divers recover man’s body in Conchas Lake

New Mexico State Police divers recovered the body of 45-year-old Albuquerque man believed drowned Saturday afternoon at Conchas Lake. Lt. Lance Bateman of the state police said divers recovered the body of the man at 5:10 p.m., in 12 feet of water. He said the identity of the man is being with held pending notification […]

Honors – June 3

Garrett Jordan D. Garrett of Clovis has been named to the Chancellor's Honor Roll at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Hall Jessica Hall, a senior mathematics major from Muleshoe, has been named to the Spring 2012 Dean's Honor Roll at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas.

Birth – June 3

Long Lorna Brooklynn Long was born May 22, 2012 to Larry R. and Tracy S. Long of Clovis at Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, N.C. She weighed 8 pounds. She has two sisters, Savanah Renae Long, age 5, and Kyla Leigh Ann Long, age 4. Her grandparents are Mary Jo Jones of Clovis and Mike […]

Birthdays – June 3

Peterson Peterson G.E. Peterson of Elida will celebrate his 100th birthday 2 p.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday at the Elida Senior Center. The celebration, an ice cream social complete with birthday cake, will be hosted by the Peterson children and grandchildren. No gifts please. Your company is the best gift. Cards are welcome if you wish. […]

Engagements – June 3

Radford-Allen Radford-Allen Jay and Charlotte Howard of Bushland, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Brianna Radford of Clovis, to Jarod Allen of Rhea, Texas, son of Danny and Kay Allen of Rhea. The couple will exchange vows 5 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2012, at Potts Draw in Rhea. The reception will […]

Anniversaries - June 3

Mitchell Lonnie and Cindy Mitchell of Clovis just celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. The couple was married June 2, 1972, in Melrose. They have farmed in the Grier area all of their marriage working side by side on the family farm. Cindy worked for the Clovis Municipal Schools for six years in the administration office […]

Club notes – June 3

ENMEA ENMEA met at 10:30 a.m. May 7. Lou Sikes called the meeting to order. Club members present from Bethel, Causey, Friendship, Pep and home economist Connie Moyers. Mozelle Hamlet introduced Keith Wattenbarger, Roosevelt County Emergency Manager "Code Red." Keith gave all members present a program about emergency awareness services his office has available to […]

Senior happenings - June 3

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: No dance. Our Lady of Guadalupe fiestas. Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 1 p.m., bingo at Los Abuelitos Portales. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. free […]

Candy melt treats featured on show

Information on making candy melt treats, refinishing a built-in vanity and making peel and stick decorative frames will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Nancy Siler is going to demonstrate making whimsical and elegant treats featuring candy bark made with candy melts […]