Gambling sting shameful waste of resources

Freedom New Mexico Do you feel safer, Portales, knowing New Mexico law enforcement has busted a bunch of your peaceful neighbors for playing small-stakes poker? We didn’t think so. The alleged infraction occurred Dec. 30 when 10 funseekers were captured playing Texas Hold ‘em by a New Mexico Department of Public Safety agent’s hidden camera. […]

Oct. 16 -Oct. 22 What's Happening

Friday Cannon Spouses Club poker game — 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Clovis 801 Housing. Information: tehwoman@hotmail.com Fall Harvest Dance — 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for tweens and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for teens. Youth Center. Information: 784-2747. Asian Cooking Class — 10:30 a.m., Portales 801 Community Center. Register by Oct. 15. Information: […]

Cattlemen’s Club poker game ended up in court

By Don McAlavy: CNJ columnist A poker game in Clovis started out like any other poker game at the Cattlemen’s Club. You have to understand how these poker games can sometimes get tied up into courts of law. Really? You see, a young cattleman from Arizona showed up in Clovis in December 1954 with four […]

Las Vegas game comes to The Landing

Yolanda Romero Tonight players will have the opportunity to take their chances at a $300 prize in a Texas Hold’em Tournament at The Landing. Tickets go on sale at 6 p.m. and the tournament starts at 7 p.m. A disc jockey will perform at 9 p.m. in the Pit. The basics of the game are […]

Melrose Old-Timers’ Day schedule

Melrose’s Old Timers’ Day 2005 Centennial Kick-Off Friday • 1-3 p.m. — Enter quilts, Melrose, cafeteria building. Open to hand quilting and machine quilting. • 7:30 p.m. — Old Timers’ music fest , Melrose P.E. Complex Saturday • 7-9 a.m. — Pancake breakfast, Senior Citizens’ Center • 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. — Registration, P.E. Complex, […]

BRAC presenters stellar, but poker hand’s still building

Freedom Newspapers Elation ruled the day after Friday morning’s hearing at Marshall Junior High School before six members of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission. But those involved in the efforts to get Cannon Air Force Base off the closure list know the hard work will continue for at least two more months. Step 1, […]

Rain can’t stop rally’s poker run

By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer Despite heavy rains, Badlands Motorcycle Rally organizers figured out a way Saturday morning to keep a motorcycle rally tradition alive — a “Poker Run” in which motorcyclists pick up poker cards at various stopovers on a prescribed route. Poker Run winner Amy Campbell of Clovis took a shorter […]