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Cal Fullerton named Clovis football coach

CLOVIS — For the first time in 39 seasons, Clovis High School has a new football coach. School officials announced Tuesday that Cal Fullerton succeeds Eric Roanhaus. Fullerton’s father, Clovis Municipal Schools Athletic Director Dale Fullerton,...

Curry to plan for replacing clerk

Curry County commissioners are set to begin planning to permanently fill the county clerk's position in today's commission meeting. Deputy Clerk Annie Hogland is currently as interim clerk in the...

Portales police blotter - Feb. 21

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Friday • 9:55 a.m.: Fraud, 1600 block East Spruce Street, report taken • 11:38 a.m.: Ambulance requested, location unknown • 12:58 p.m.: Motor vehicle accident...

Business digest - Feb. 21

Denny’s hosting grand opening Denny’s in Clovis is hosting a Grand Celebration Wednesday. The event begins at 8 a.m. and ends at midnight, according to a company press release. The restaurant opened its new location in Clovis on Jan. 22....

Pages past - Feb. 21

On this date ... 1987: A man already serving a life sentence for killing a Clovis widow had been sentenced to additional time in prison. Edward Lee Adams admitted to seven additional charges stemming ...

Meetings watch: Roosevelt County Commission

The following are listed as new business items to be acted on and/or discussed in the Roosevelt County Commission meeting at 9 a.m. today in the county courthouse: • Request for approval of...

Events calendar - Feb. 21

Today • African Guitar Summit — 7 p.m. at Marshall Auditorium, Clovis. Present by CCC Cultural Arts Series. Tickets: $15 general, $10 seniors/military/students. Information: 575-769-4031 • Afterschool @ the library — 4:30 p.m. at Portales...

Meetings calendar - Feb. 21

Today • Friends of the Library — 11 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-763-9687 • Cultural & Ethnic Affairs Committee — Noon at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. in north...

Lady Coyotes coast past Mountainair

DORA — In resounding fashion, the Dora girls basketball team won District 6-2A tournament opener on Monday night with a 61-21 thumping of Mountainair. The Lady Coyotes (18-9), seeded third in the...

Monday area prep basketball summaries

Boys District 5-3A seeding playoff At Tucumcari Santa Rosa 54, Texico 52 Santa Rosa (18-7) — Stephen Sanchez 20, Christian Chavez 2, Enrique Bachicha 10, Joseph Esquibel 5, Joaquin Romo 9, Javante Chavez 6, Cody Schattschneider 2. Totals 21 8-16...

Clovis, Portales Tuesday basketball capsules

Boys Sandia at Clovis When: 6 p.m. today at The Rock in a first-round District 2-6A tournament game. Seeds/records: Sandia 5/10-14, Clovis 4/12-14 Earlier meetings: Clovis eked out a pair of wins over the Matadors during district play, winning...

ENMU track teams both 5th in LSC indoor meet

ALAMOSA, Colo. — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s and women’s squads each finished fifth in the Lone Star Conference Championships, hosted over the weekend by Adams State. The ENMU men concluded with a team score of 69 while the women...

Boreholes probably aren't for nuke dump

NARA VISA — Based on opposition from Nara Visa residents, the Quay County Commission has withdrawn support for a proposed borehole to be drilled through three miles of granite near Nara Visa. The...

Owning animals is life-changing on every level

Whether they are perfect little angels, or destructive forces of nature, owning animals changes the lives of their people on every level. Critters may range from farm to service or companion animals...

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