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

In Tribute: Isidro Garcia a man of 'ethics and morals'

CLOVIS - Former six-term Clovis City Commissioner Isidro Garcia died Tuesday in his home at age 87. Colleagues and friends remembered him as an exemplary public servant, known for his integrity, his...

County to employ new law enforcement officer

CLOVIS - The Curry County Courthouse will have a new law enforcement officer enabled by a competitive federal grant from the Department of Justice, County Manager Lance Pyle announced in the...

Jail logs - Nov. 22

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday: Clovis • Jack Robinson, 42, probation violation • Raymond Riley, 25, embezzlement, receiving stolen property, parole violation, resisting, evading or obstructing an officer • Albert...

Former Tucumcari fire chief enters no plea

TUCUMCARI - A former Tucumcari fire chief, charged with eight felonies including sexual penetration, offered no plea as his case was bound over Monday to district court. Shane Warner, 41, appeared...

Pages past - Nov. 22

On this date ... 1987: The Yucca Junior High School band twirlers, under the direction of Judy Hart, had won first division ensemble at the Southeast District Marching Festival in Artesia. The...

Local roundup - Nov. 22

Property tax due date looming Curry County taxpayers have until Dec. 10 to pay the first half of their taxes before interest and penalties set in, according to a county news release. “Taxes include property, mobile homes, personal property and...

Events calendar - Nov. 22

Thursday • Community Thanksgiving dinner — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Memorial Building, Seventh and Abilene streets, Portales. Free. Deliveries available for homebound. Information: 575-356-4241 • Thanksgiving dinner — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.,...

Public ed fails to get critical info to parents

For years, the argument in New Mexico has been that parents alone should decide whether their child needs to repeat a grade in school. Now it turns out barely half of the parents who need solid academic information to make that decision are even...

Intelligence agencies around every corner

There are 17 different intelligence agencies that compose the Intelligence Community. This statement presupposes that the director of National Intelligence has notified the U.S. Congress and the...

Turn Thanksgiving into Gratitude Day

When something has been around a long time, it’s easy to take it for granted and stop seeing it. Sometimes you need to look at familiar things in a new way; from a different perspective. If you...

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