CHS gets 15th seed in state meet

Clovis High's baseball team slipped into the Class 5A state baseball tournament as the No. 15 seed and will visit No. 2 La Cueva in a three-game, first-round series this weekend. The Wildcats (10-15) and Bears (21-3) meet in a 4 p.m. single game on Friday with one or, if necessary, two games to be [...]

Cats beat Hobbs in district meet

LAS CRUCES — Clovis High and Hobbs both struggled a bit in Sunday's District 4-5A boys golf tournament at the New Mexico State University course. The Eagles, though, struggled just a bit more. The Wildcats managed to defeat Hobbs for the second time this year, posting a four-man total of 317 to 327 for the [...]

Editorial: Unique altruism: Donate body to science

A sentence in an obituary last week contained an interesting message for readers to consider. And it hints at the mindset of that newly deceased Clovis man, retired banker Stephen Parker Hoxie Jr. The sentence read: "His body has been donated to science, at his request, because he thought that that would be cool." Fittingly, [...]

Meetings watch: Local Growth Management Committee

The Local Growth Management Committee will meet 8:30 a.m. Tuesday a the Curry County Council Chambers in the Curry County Courthouse. Agenda items include: Organization of leadership, including election of chairman and vice chairman. Revisions to the scope of work for the regional growth management plan implementation. Recommendations regarding membership and duties of the joint [...]

Suspect identified in shooting

Clovis police have identified a suspect in a Friday shooting on Hull Street. Daniel Duran A warrant for aggravated burglary with a deadly weapon has been issued for Daniel Duran, 51, of Clovis. He is accused of shooting of David Garcia, 36, in the leg at Garcia's residence at 915 Hull St. Information can be [...]

Meetings watch: CCC Board of Trustees

The Clovis Community College Board of Trustees will meet at 8 a.m. today in room 512 at CCC. Items on the agenda include: A budget adjustment request for fiscal year 2011-2012. A proposed operating budget for fiscal year 2011-2012. Higher Education Department's fiscal watch report for the third quarter of fiscal year 2012 Labor Management [...]

In tribute: Crash victim, volunteer remembered for smile

Crystal Sutherland was a volunteer, an employee and a Special Olympics contestant. Courtesy photo: Debbie Barela Crystal Sutherland, left, and her mother Debbie Barela. Sutherland died Wednesday in an automobile accident at the intersection of Norris and Seventh streets. She was 29. Sutherland, who was mentally challenged, worked three days a week at IHOP, assisting [...]

Hounds beat WT in season finale

CANYON, Texas — It's been a rough season for first-year coach Chris Terry and the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team, but the Greyhounds put a nice finish to it on Sunday. Sophomore right-hander Gabriel Hemmer scattered 11 hits over nine innings en route to his first complete game of the season and the Hounds [...]

State in slog toward economic recovery

ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico remains in a slog toward economic recovery. The Albuquerque Journal reports that economic data for the second half of 2011 shows New Mexico's job creation numbers are troubling but may be improving. The state's personal income numbers are encouraging, unless you count business owners' income. And unemployment numbers have been a [...]

Saturday’s district track results at Tucumcari

District 6-2A Boys Team standings: 1. Texico 195; 2. Tucumcari 86; 3. Clayton 81; 4. Santa Rosa 74. Texico results Field events Long jump: 1. Shay Harrison 19-6 1/4; 4. Justin Rucker 17-9 1/4. Shot put: 4. Daniel Gomez 39-0 1/2; 6. Jesus Rivera 36-8. Discus: 1. Rivera 122-10; 6. Zach Madrid 101-11. Triple jump: [...]