Red Hats always primp for a parade

Keeping consistent with this year's Pioneer Days parade, the Red Hat Floozies' float will be made to look like a Santa Fe Railroad dining car, complete with chairs and tables inside. Members will be dressed up with big red hats and feather boas and sipping tea. The theme for Saturday's annual parade is "Honoring BNSF: […]

Police blotter – June 6

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Tuesday Caller reported: 12:38 a.m.: Disturbing the peace, 1200 block of Hickory Street. 12:44 a.m.: Public assistance, 200 block of Jones Street. 12:44 a.m.: Dispute, 300 block of North Main Street. 12:50 a.m.: Animal complaint, 1500 block of Brentwood Drive. 1:48 a.m.: Burglary, 100 […]

Nice to witness student success

The end of the school year is a time of many celebrations: Students moving on to the next grade; graduation ceremonies, with students proceeding to the next grade or to college or the workplace. This year's school end also included a special event: The Family Leadership Institute graduation and the Bilingual Seal Awards ceremony for […]

Meetings watch – June 6

The Clovis City Commission will meet 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. The meeting will be followed by a study session going over the Feb. 28 Town Hall meeting to establish a five-year visioning plan for the city. A draft final report, available at the cityofclovis.org website, has been […]

Kid’s College offers diverse courses

Volcanoes, owls and rattlesnakes will be the center of attention during this summer's Kids College at Clovis Community College. The program offers 18 hands-on workshops and athletic classes for children ages 3 1/2 and up, with several sessions throughout the summer. The most popular classes are those that deal with natural history and animals, according […]

Three Clovis police academy recruits resign

Three Clovis police recruits won't be graduating from the police academy and no one is saying why. The city is out $60,000 for their six months of training, officials said. Chief Steve Sanders and City Manager Joe Thomas confirmed the three resigned Friday from the force. Thomas and Personnel Director Nancye Clements identified the officers […]

Education digest – June 6

New principals hired for Clovis Schools Renee Mestas has accepted the position of principal at Ranchvale Elementary School. Mestas has served as a director of instruction, elementary principal, central office administrator, instructional coach and elementary teacher. Mitzi Estes, who previously served as accountability coordinator, has accepted the position of director of instruction. Estes has been […]

What’s happening – June 6

Today Ag 50 Luncheon — 11:30 a.m., 105 E. Grand Ave, Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce. Information: 763-3435. Children's storyhour — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, for children 3-6 years old. Information: 769-7840. City Commission meeting — 5:15 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, North Annex. Information: 769-7840. CUB Scout Day Camp — 3 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Ned […]

Fort Marcy exhibit shares our rich history

An interpretive exhibit showcasing the site of what once was Fort Marcy is a fine addition to Santa Fe's attractions, thanks to cooperation among the city of Santa Fe, the National Park Service and the Santa Fe Trail Association. The exhibit — a set of signs — will tell the intrepid locals and tourists who […]

Tri-County Little League tournament

Double elimination MAJORS Monday Game 1: Zia Indians 17, Quay Cubs 6 Game 3: Quay Storm 19, American Red Sox 9 Game 6: Zia Rangers 12, American Yankees 11 Tuesday Game 2: American Braves 9, Zia Braves 8 Game 4: Zia Orioles 16, Zia Pirates 6 Game 5: Zia Angels, bye Wednesday Winners bracket Game […]