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Curry commissioner submits resignation

CLOVIS — Curry County Commissioner Benjamin Smith on Tuesday submitted his resignation effective Oct. 7. Smith said he has accepted a position in the dairy industry in Nebraska. "My hope is that...

Jail logs - Sept. 20

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday Clovis • Otis Smith, 24, battery against a household member • Robert Parker, 39, aggravated assault against a household member, assault (attempted battery), out of state fugitive, failure...

More progress made on disaster declaration

PORTALES — The Roosevelt County Commission learned at its Tuesday meeting that more progress has been made in declaring a disaster in the county. Road Superintendent Ricky Lovato reported he had...

Pages past - Sept. 20

On this date ... 1987: About 10,000 people saw one of the 30 performances of playwright Don McAlavy's "Billy the Kid" at the Caprock Amphitheater during the summer of 1987, according to figures...

Clovis committees seeking four applicants

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis is seeking four residents to serve two-year terms on local committees — two each for the Water Policy Advisory Committee and the Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee. The water committee meets 8:30 a.m. the second...

Events calendar - Sept. 20

Today • Preschool story-time — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Theme: Welcome Fall. Information: 575-356-3940 • ENMU Film Series — 7:30 p.m. showing of “Alphaville” (1965), the first of three in a Gothic Science Fiction and Noir...

Clovis girls soccer team ties Eldorado

CLOVIS — After Tuesday night's game against Eldorado, Clovis girls soccer coach Traci Sievers told her team they would be doing a recovery run the following day, anticipating they would be sore....

Goddard tops Portales girls

PORTALES — Missed chances ultimately cost the Portales Rams in their 2-1 loss to Goddard in Tuesday's girls soccer matchup. Portales had nine shots on goal in the contest, most of which were from...

Rodeo team to hold meet-and-greet today

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University Rodeo team will hold a team meet-and-greet 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today outside the Campus Union Building. The the event is to introduce the team to the university community in general and to raise awareness...

ENMU falls in five at NM Highlands

LAS VEGAS, N.M. — The Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team was out of Lone Star Conference play for an evening, but still had a chance to do something it hadn’t accomplished yet in this early season — win consecutive matches, started...

Meetings calendar - Sept. 20

Today • Local Emergency Planning Committee — 1 p.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Clovis Master Water Assurance Plan District 3 meeting — 6 p.m. at Firendship Center, 901 W. 13th St. Information: 575-769-7828 Thursday...

Many misunderstand Declaration of Independence

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit...

Domenici was a true servant of state, country

Pete Domenici was relaxed and waxing philosophical about another time.A time when the United States had won the Cold War, and the old Soviet Union was in dissolution and disarray. But that victory, a triumph for Ronald Reagan over the Kremlin and...

Bernie still peddling socialist ideas

The latest Hillary Clinton 500-page study in denial, “What Happened” is out, and according to reviews she once again takes full responsibility for losing the election. Shortly after accepting...

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