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Thunderbirds in for air show

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — The Thunderbirds are on tour, and they landed Thursday outside Clovis just in time for this weekend's biennial air show on base. "America's Ambassadors in Blue" are just one ... Full story

Public record - May 25

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records through Wednesday at the Curry County clerk’s office: • Duke Coby Waters, 22, to Jennifer Leeann Mitchell, 21, both of Clovis • Michael J. Thomson, 31, to Krystal D. Mcbride,...

Jail logs - May 25

Booked The following were booked Wednesday-Thursday into the Curry County Detention Center: Clovis • Thomas Norris, 40, contempt of court • David Howl, 50, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to...

Ranchvale to get volunteer fire department

RANCHVALE — The formation of a volunteer fire department in Ranchvale was put in motion last week when the Curry County Commission approved the creation of a new fire district encompassing the Ranchvale area. “It’s definitely one that was... Full story

Pages past - May 25

On this date ... 1978: The Curry County Mounted Patrol Arena was called "one of the best outdoor arenas in the country," in a feature published by the Clovis News-Journal. Benny Fulgham, captain of...

Reporter's notebook - RGH introduces DAISY Award

Nurses at Roosevelt General Hospital will soon be recognized for something they exhibit every day: Compassionate care for their patients. RGH is beginning the semi-annual distribution of the DAISY Award, which recognizes recipients who “go above...

Water authority budget approved

CLOVIS — The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority unanimously approved the preliminary operating budget for fiscal year 2019 during Thursday’s meeting. ENMWUA administrator Orlando Ortega said total expenditures for fiscal year 2019 are...

Events calendar - May 25

Today • Portales High School graduation — 7 p.m. at Greyhound Arena. Information: 575-356-7000 • Spring blood drive — 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Curves, 2909 N. Prince St., Suite A. Information: 575-762-2574 • Tent revival — 6 p.m. at...

Meetings calendar - May 25

Wednesday • Clovis Commission on Older Adults — 3 p.m. in the assembly room at Clovis City Hall, 320 Connelly St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7908 Thursday • Roosevelt General Hospital Board of Trustees — 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Fred...

Portales fills trio of coaching vacancies

PORTALES — It’s been a busy spring for Portales Athletic Director Mark Gallegos and company, as a number of varsity head coaching vacancies needed to be filled. However, the Rams were able to fill just about all of those vacancies recently,... Full story

Langford promoted to ENMU running backs coach

PORTALES — Following his three seasons as a Greyhound football player, Ben Langford has been a graduate assistant for the program. Now, ENMU just considers him an assistant. Langford was promoted this week to running backs coach. Greyhound coach...

ENMU's Thursday runners make finals at D-II nationals

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One day in, and so far so good for the Eastern New Mexico track and field programs. All five athletes competing survived their preliminary heats and moved on to Saturday’s finals, in the form of Marcus Parker in the 100 and...

Branding busy time on the farm

Last week, we started branding. Assuming we’re done, finally, we can move past the fun part of hollering and handling the calves. Time to tear it down and take it home. First things first. Turn the ...

Sometimes connections need personal touch

Years ago, people would visit for hours or write long letters to one another in order to fill in distant family members on family news. Family reunions were packed with much visiting time so all...

The stars speak loudly, wisely, in silvery silence

The yard mowing was finished. One more time. A personal best, by the way. Two hours. Mowing our 10,000-square-foot yard usually requires almost three hours. The last part of the job had pretty much...

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