The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

Police searching for robbery suspect

CLOVIS — Clovis police were searching for a man suspected of robbing a Clovis store on 21st Street Tuesday night. According to a release from the department: • Police were called to the Family Dollar at 420 W. 21st Street before 10 p.m. Tuesday...

Early spring snow coats area

Because after all, what would the second week of spring be without a little morning snowfall? Eastern New Mexico got a brief visit from the white powdery stuff Wednesday morning after the early...

Portales assistant superintendent retiring

PORTALES — Portales Municipal Schools Assistant Superintendent of Instruction and Curriculum David Van Wettering may be retiring from the district effective June 30, but he isn't ruling out teaching again. “My son lives outside of Lubbock, and...

Clovis police blotter - March 30

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Monday • 12:38 a.m.: Improper Backing, 1300 block of Connelly Street • 5:37 a.m.: Motor vehicle accident without...

Curry County manager receives credentialed designation

CLOVIS — Curry County Manager Lance Pyle has received credentialed manager designation by the International City/County Management Association, according to an ICMA news release. Pyle is the third county manager in New Mexico and the 16th public...

Portales police blotter - March 30

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Tuesday • 9:33 a.m.: Domestic in progress, 1500 block Arizona Drive • 10:53 a.m.: Vehicle theft report, 1800 block South Avenue J • 12:05 p.m.: Ambulance requested,...

Locals get crash course on Land Use Plan

PORTALES - Addressing wind energy and land contracts with the Conservation Reserve Program appeared to be the main focus for additions to Roosevelt County's Land Use Plan this week. The county held a ...

Pages past - March 30

On this date ... 1977: Eastern New Mexico University's men's rodeo team was mostly led by underclassmen. Senior Ken Henry of Happy, Texas, was a top bull rider, but the leading bronc riders, calf...

Pecan weevil quarantine extended

CLOVIS — Following the discovery of other cities with the pest, a quarantine on pecan weevil affecting Clovis has been extended another 90 days. To limit the spread of pecan weevil from infested residential trees to commercial orchards, movement...

Dora senior profiles

Editor's note: This is one in a series of profiles about local graduating high school seniors. Andrew Puebla wants to major in sports medicine or sports management at either Eastern New Mexico University or New Mexico Junior College. He...

ENMU's Gryschka honored by LSC

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University freshman Melina Gryschka was named Lone Star Conference track athlete of the week, following her 5,000-meter win at the Bobby Lane Invitational in Arlington, Texas. Gryschka, who comes to Portales from...

Weekend packed full of events

If you don’t already own running shoes, this would be a good time to invest in a pair because you will need them this weekend to keep up with the overflowing calendar of activities slated for the...

CMI Careers

Reporter The Eastern New Mexico News is looking for a reporter. We're a six-day a week, a.m. daily located in the eastern part of the state. The reporter would be based in Clovis, a family-friendly city with great weather that's rich in rock and...

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