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Jail logs - Aug. 18

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday: Clovis • Donald Garner, 51, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Shanna Smith, 30, parole violation • Miranda Matamoros, 25, failure to appear at time and place stated in...

Pages past - Aug. 18

On this date ... 1957: Forty-five members of the Clovis U.S. Army Reserves left by commercial airline for a two-week training session at Camp LeRoy Johnson in New Orleans. Locals headed out included...

Railroad crossing to be closed

PORTALES — The Lime Street railroad crossing in Portales will be closed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, according to a city news release. Road work is being done on the approaches to the crossing. “Please plan travel routes away from this area for...

Q&A: Land commissioner talks goals and achievements

CLOVIS - State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn was in Clovis on Thursday to speak during the New Mexico Municipal League 2017 Conference. He sat down with The News to talk about the achievements of the ...

Meetings calendar - Aug. 18

Tuesday • Friends of the Library — 11 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-763-9687 • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at Memorial Building. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 • Clovis Municipal...

Events calendar - Aug. 18

Saturday • Big Bass Bonanza — 7:30 a.m. fishing fundraiser at Ute Lake for Melrose Senior Center. Entry fees: $65. Information: 575-309-4496 • Old Timers’ luncheon — Noon at Curry County Events Center. Information: 575-763-3435 Monday •...

H.S. FOOTBALL: Clovis, Portales scrimmage Friday night

High school football scrimmages are almost like playing with house money. They don’t count in the standings, don’t cost teams much barring injury, but they are among the most valuable matchups of the season. Coaches get opportunities to see...

WOMEN'S SOCCER: ENMU is sixth in LSC poll

RICHARDSON, Texas — Perhaps it will serve as motivation for the Eastern New Mexico women’s soccer team. The Lady Greyhounds were projected for sixth place in the 2017 Lone Star Conference women’s soccer preseason poll released Wednesday. The...

Short words, old words, best words: God is love

Winston Churchill asserted, “Short words are best, and the old words when short are best of all.” So may I suggest three — very short and very old; when lined up and strung together, they are...

We are living letters of Christian life

With the start of a new school year, I’m reminded of the women in my family — a family of teachers and so many memories. One such memory reflects on my sister Susie’s teaching career. For many...

CMI Careers

Advertising Sales Representative The Eastern New Mexico News is a community newspaper seeking an advertising sales representative. Your duties will include focusing on selling advertising across all available product lines (print, interactive,...

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