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Attorney asks to sever charges in sex assault case

CLOVIS — The attorney representing a man slated to stand trial in district court next month to face criminal sexual contact charges has filed a motion to sever charges. Chris Christensen serves as the lawyer for David Garcia, who is scheduled for...

Plea deal deadline extended in murder case

CLOVIS — A plea deal deadline was established in district court Tuesday for a Clovis man slated to stand trial later this month for first-degree murder. Jonathan Cruz, 25, is scheduled to stand trial Jan. 30 through Feb. 3 on charges connected to...

Retired military helicopter placed at Cannon

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — A helicopter with three decades of combat experience has found a resting place. About 400 people on Tuesday attended a ceremony at Cannon Air Force Base's airpark near the...

Clovis police blotter - Jan. 18

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Friday • 12:14 a.m.: Battery on a household member, 800 block of Wright Street • 12:56 a.m.: Failure to appear, Fifth...

Portales police blotter - Jan. 18

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Friday • 2:59 a.m.: Trespass in progress, 200 block of West Ivy Street • 4:25 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 1500 block of South Avenue B • 9:52...

Pages past - Jan. 18

On this date ... 1972: The bodies of four construction workers buried beneath 20 feet of dirt had been recovered in Lubbock. Officials said the men were working in a trench that was about 27 feet deep when the walls fell in upon them. Raymond...

Change focus at ENMU's fellowship program

PORTALES — Building on the foundation of change established by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the message guest speakers carried at a Monday evening event on the civil rights leader's eponymous...

Events calendar - Jan. 18

Today • Stitch Addicts — 7:15 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Activity: Open stitch, lesson review. Information: 575-763-9683 • Preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Book: Teddy Bear Sleepover. Information:...

Meetings calendar - Jan. 18

Today • Clovis Chamber Board — 11:30 a.m. at the chamber. Information: 575-763-3435 • Finance Committee — 2 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Thursday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public...

Early barrage buries Clovis boys

CLOVIS — It would be hard for the Golden State Warriors to overcome a 19-0 deficit. Maybe not impossible, but hard. Clovis High's boys found themselves in that predicament on Tuesday night against...

Morris injured in Lady Cats' loss to Eldorado

ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High girls coach Jeff Reed knew his team had a tall order on Tuesday night trying to upend an Eldorado squad, especially on its home court, that the Lady Wildcats had lost to by more than 20 points in a December tournament in...

Goddard rallies to top Portales

PORTALES — Despite jumping out to a huge first quarter lead, the Portales girls basketball team couldn't stop a quality Goddard High team from a big comeback Tuesday night, falling 61-43. Up 19-2...

Tuesday area prep basketball summaries

Boys District 2-6A Eldorado 62, Clovis 37 Eldorado (10-5, 1-0) — Trenton Gaither 13, Mykol Lagarde 9, Mike Mounho 6, Bryce Nelson 2, Tyler Rodgers 7, Tanner Carter 10, Tyler Quintana 6, Kameron Valencia 9. Totals 25 9-11 62. Clovis (7-10, 0-1)...

Weekly New Mexico fishing report

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and New Mexico Department of Game & Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream,...

ENMU leads LSC honor roll selections

RICHARDSON, Texas — The Lone Star Conference announced Tuesday that Eastern New Mexico University had the most student-athletes on its Commissioner’s Honor roll for the fall 2016 semester. In all, 1,190 student-athletes from member schools were...

CMI Careers

We’re looking for a Regional Advertising Director Are you ready to lead an advertising team into the future? If so, we’re ready to help you settle into your new home in Eastern New Mexico. Clovis Media Inc. is seeking an experienced leader to...

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