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. […]