Fishing report - May 29

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Charette Lakes — We had no reports […]

County leads median beautification project

Senior Airman Franchisca Thompson didn't know what a yucca was until she helped plant more than 140 of them on a median on Highway 60/84 near Cannon Air Force Base. "Now that I've seen them I think they're cool," Thompson said. "I hope they're here for a long time." Thompson, who works in billeting in […]

Education feature: Clovis student wins college scholarship contest

Matthew Justus took a step toward his goal of owning an automotive performance shop when he won first place in a scholarship competition at Lincoln College of Technology in Denver. Nearly 1,000 high school seniors from across the country took Lincoln College's rigorous mechanical aptitude exam, and only 170 of those students scored high enough […]

Education digest – May 30

Camp Invention to return in June The Camp Invention summer program for children entering grades one through six will be returning to Clovis in June, according to a press release. The enrichment program encourages students to partake in hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering and math. This year's program is Geo-Quest, which allows children to […]

Gifted and talented program at Zia is amazing

Not long before school was out, I had occasion to visit Zia Elementary to attend the "Gifted and Talented" showcase at Zia Elementary. Entitled, "The Many Faces of Gifted," this amazing event indeed showcased the remarkable GT students of teacher Rene Hedemann. The afternoon-long program contained presentations of surprising variety. For example, the third-graders did […]

Police blotter – May 30

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Tuesday Caller reported: 12:21 a.m.: Narcotics in the area, 800 block of Lea Street. 12:47 a.m.: Domestic dispute in progress, 2100 block of West Grand Avenue. 1:26 a.m.: Disturbing the peace, 300 block of West Plains Avenue. 1:28 a.m.: Suspicious circumstances, 1100 block of […]

What’s happening – May 30

Today Archaeological program — 1 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library. Chuck Hannaford, archaeologist with the Office of Archaeological Studies in Santa Fe, will present a hands-on exhibit of New Mexico. A great vacation jump-start program for those considering visiting some of our state's ancient ruins this summer. Information: 769-7840. Spring blood drive — 3:30 p.m., 2909 […]

Video: CHS Graduation 2013

Video of the Clovis High School Graduation on May 18, 2013 at the Curry County Events Center Thumbnail Image of graduation

Clovis spelling champ fails to advance to semifinals

Clovis' Ariel Kokoricha performed perfectly onstage in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. However, the Clovis Christian School sixth-grader to be will not be advancing to today's semifinals because she did not earn enough points in a formula that combined Wednesday's onstage rounds with a computer test that included a section on vocabulary for the first […]

Three Hounds earn all-region second team

Three members of the Eastern New Mexico University baseball squad — senior designated hitter Peter Creamer, senior outfielder Luis Quinones of Las Cruces and junior infielder Colton Sims of Reno, Nev. — were chosen to the ABCA/Rawlings All-South Central Region team on Tuesday. Creamer, who led the Lone Star Conference in hitting at .422, earned […]