School menus: March 31, 2013

Clovis elementary schools Monday: No school. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Sloppy Joe on a bun, tater tots, green peas, grape tomatoes and ranch, peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Bean and Cheese burrito and salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, orange halves. Thursday: Breakfast — Chicken biscuit. Lunch — Corn […]

On the Shelves: March 31, 2013

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Almost a Whisper: A Holistic Approach to Working With Your Horse by Sam Powell and The Ultimate Level of Horsemanship: Training Through Inspiration by Al Dunning were given by Jan and Rick Purvis in memory of Oscar Toliver. Almost a Whisper explains how to use voice, […]

Creative Living: Needle felting, sweet potatoes coming up

Information on needle felting and creating a marbleized effect on fabric will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" on 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon on Thursday. Michele Muska is with the Simplicity Creative Group, and she's going to demonstrate the new 12-needle deluxe electric felting machine as she makes beautiful felted cuffs to wear […]

Death dilemma: Where does the body go?

The Lady of the House and I went on vacation a couple of weeks ago with son and grandson in tow. Our first day on the road ended with a stay at a motel in east Texas. Somewhere in the middle of the night I was awakened by absolute quiet: No gentle sounds of slumber […]

Nature may have final say on human elephant conflict

Most often, they strike under cover of darkness, ripping crops from the fields, toppling and smashing buildings and crushing anyone who gets in their way. Sometimes their anger grows and they break ranks, targeting and murdering their human enemy on sight. They are intelligent enough to overcome most any obstacle set to deter them, even […]

Accused robber to get day in court

Marcos Maestas, awaiting trial for three years in Curry County jail since his arrest for a bank robbery in Melrose, will stand trial June 18. Maestas' attorney Jennifer Burrill said District Judge Drew Tatum ruled Friday that delays in his trial were reasonable. Tatum also denied Burrill's motion to dismiss the case for violation of […]

Hunting season

Utter chaos will erupt when the announcer yells "go" as children dash out into the field to find the brightest of eggs and what takes days to prepare for will all be gone in a matter of minutes. CMI photo: Christina Calloway Portales Deputy Clerk Veda Urioste, joined by her dog Princess, stuffs the last […]

ACU slips past Hounds twice

ABILENE, Texas — Senior left fielder Kyle Conwell, who hadn't homered in more than 100 at-bats this season, led off the bottom of the seventh with his third of the game and Abilene Christian rallied for a 5-4 victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Friday, completeing a sweep of their a Lone Star Conference […]

Lady Cats post win; Cats second

RUIDOSO — Clovis High's girls were just consistent enough to get a win in Friday's Great 8 tournament at The Links of Sierra Blanca Golf Course. The CHS boys, meantime, came close. The Lady Wildcats posted a team score of 375 to edge host Ruidoso by one shot in the five-team girls field. The boys, […]

Cats fall to Goddard in tourney

RIO RANCHO — Clovis High's baseball team continued to get fairly good pitching on Friday. The Wildcats are simply having trouble plating runs. Roswell Goddard broke open a close game with four runs in the top of the seventh and handed the Cats a 7-1 loss in the consolation semifinals of Rio Rancho's Sal Puentes […]