What’s happening – May 3

Today Wheatfields Bingo — 10:30 a.m., 4701 N. Prince St., Wheatfields Senior Living Community. Information: 762-8700. Saturday American Legion Post 117 yard sale — 6 a.m.- 4 p.m., 2800 W. Grand St. Information: 309-5673. DWI sobriety saturation patrols — Clovis officers will be targeting drunken and drug impaired drivers. Information: 763-9444. High Plains Horsemans Club […]

Video: Barry Elementary School Songs of the ’50s

Video: Barry Elementary School Songs of the '50s Sponsored by the Clovis Rotary Club Video by Tony Bullocks Thumbnail

Weather forcing prayer event inside

Clovis' National Day of Prayer service scheduled for noon today has been moved to the Legacy Life Church because of inclement weather, organizers said. The church is across the street from the Curry County Courthouse. For information or questions, contact Sistar Yancey at 510-502-6676.

Meetings watch – May 2

The Clovis Community College board of trustees took the following actions during their meeting on Wednesday: Lori O'Leary, an instructor of radiological technology, and Scott Richeson, an instructor in sociology, were recognized for receiving peer-selected National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development awards. O'Leary and Richeson have been invited to attend the NISOD awards banquet […]

Cold weather plunges into High Plains

Unless you were alive during the Great Depression, today might be the first time you've seen snow in May in the Clovis and Portales area. According to the National Weather Service's projected forecast, there is a 40 percent chance or rain and snow early this morning that may carry on until 11 a.m. The last […]

Zias add five to volleyball fold

The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team has added five players, including a pair of state champion teammates, for next year's Zia squad. Outside hitter Courtney Lawson and Lindsay Bost from Rio Rancho Cleveland have signed with the Zias, as well as Arizona setter Tiana Roebuck, Virginia outside hitter/middle blocker Lauren Frye and middle blocker […]

Five Hounds named to All-LSC baseball teams

Five Eastern New Mexico University baseball players, two of them first-teamers, were named Wednesday to the Lone Star Conference's All-Conference team. Senior designated hitter Peter Creamer and outfielder Luis Quinones were named to the first team, utility fielder Colton Sims was placed on the second team and honorable mention nods were given to junior catcher […]

Plateau gives thousands in scholarships

Plateau Education Foundation Scholarship winners were introduced at the cooperative's annual membership meeting April 20 in Clovis. Twenty-three graduating students received more than $70,000 for their continuing education. Alec Gonzales from Santa Rosa and Courtney Spencer from Vaughn received Robert M. Harris Memorial Scholarships. The $6,400 scholarships honor Plateau's first full-time general manager, Robert M. […]

New CCC catalog has more academic programs, changes

The Clovis Community College board of trustees approved of the 2013-2015 catalog, which includes new academic programs as well as program changes. Changes outlined in the catalog will go into effect at the beginning of the fall semester. According to a CCC memorandum, students will be required to take computer information a systems 120 to […]

BHSI deal on the table

Clovis has reached an agreement to settle the city's failed cosmetics business venture and take about a $1 million loss. Mayor David Lansford confirmed the City Commission is expected to approve a settlement today with Beauty Health and Science Innovations (BHSI). Terms of the agreement call for BHSI's CEO Brian Sperber to pay the city […]

From court to track, Jones excels

Eastern New Mexico University sophomore Alesha Jones, who set Eastern New Mexico University's record in the women's 800 meters this spring, started her college athletic career as a basketball player. Courtesy photo: ENMU Athletics Alesha Jones is one of a half-dozen athletes expected to contend for a medal in this week's Lone Star Conference Track […]

New CCC budget includes staff raises

The Clovis Community College board of trustees approved of a budget for fiscal year 2013-2014 that will raise staff salaries by an average of 3.4 percent, according to a CCC memorandum. CCC President Becky Rowley said tuition and fees will not be raised as a result of the salary increases. Rowley said the salary increases […]

Golf pro contract changes on tap at city meeting

Amendments to the professional golf services agreement for Colonial Park Golf Course are on the agenda for the Clovis City Commission Thursday evening. The 5:15 p.m. meeting at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library will include a discussion on modifying 13 portions of the contract with Charlie Maciel of Real Golf, LLC, including: […]

Commission on right track with drug ban

Last year the New Mexico Racing Commission banned the drug clenbuterol, a decongestant and bronchodilator that also builds muscles as a steroid, for use in racehorses. This month it extended the ban as it awaits recommendations from the Association of Racing Commissioners International. Erring on that side of caution is the right tack for a […]

Enthusiasm a recurring theme at ‘The Ranch’

Learning at "The Ranch" Most folks in our community are familiar with Ranchvale Elementary, about 20 minutes northwest of Clovis, fondly referred to by staff as "The Ranch." Along with our other school sites, a host of wonderful learning activities are taking place at "The Ranch." For example, not long ago Ranchvale hosted a "Books […]

What’s happening – May 2

Today Andy Mason "Cinco de Mayo Celebration" — 6 p.m., North Plains Mall, Center Court. Performance of Spanish songs and music of Cri Cri. Marshall Middle School cheerleaders will also be performing. Information: 769-2308. Child Find screening— 9 a.m.-11 a.m. House Elementary, 309 Apple Street, House. Information: 279-7353. City Commission meeting —5:15 p.m., Clovis-Carver Library, […]

Police blotter – May 2

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Tuesday Caller reported: 12:04 a.m.: Threats, 2600 block of East Seventh Street. 12:06 a.m.: Situation check, 100 block of North Pile Street. 1:42 a.m.: Intoxicated person, 200 block of Gamma Street. 2:02 a.m.: Welfare check, 2100 block of North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. […]