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Locals remember Graham's impact

It was the early 1970s. Gary Mitchell was a student and public relations reporter at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. Billy Graham, who USA Today referred to as “America’s best-known evangelist” was invited to the...

Schools to kick off month celebrating music

CLOVIS — Clovis Municipal School's month-long celebration of music education kicks off in full at tonight's Grand Concert, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Marshall Middle School. Students have been...

Portales council takes step toward inspections

PORTALES — The city of Portales may have a way to perform building inspections as early as April 1, City Manager Sammy Standefer said at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. After forming a committee to investigate the viability of partnering with a...

Pages past - Feb. 22

On this date ... 1983: Elayne Horner, a student at Texico High School, won her school's science fair with a project called, "Which Bleach is Best?" The school science fair attracted 117 projects,...

Education digest - Feb. 22

Eight students receive awards CLOVIS — Eight Clovis High School students received awards at the Distributive Education Clubs of America State Career Conference in Albuquerque last week, according to a press release from Clovis Municipal Schools....

Reporter's notebook: Never too early

The first Major League Baseball spring training games of 2018 are set to get under way this weekend, which means it’s not too early to look ahead to this year’s World Series. Last year’s World Series participants, the Houston Astros and the...

Events calendar - Feb. 22

Today • Tween Program — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Activity: Pop Tart pillows. Information: 575-356-3940 • Preschool Storytime — 6 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Story: “Things That Go.” Information: 575-356-3940 Friday •...

Meetings calendar - Feb. 22

Monday • De Baca County Commission — 1:30 p.m. at the Annex Building, 643 B N. Fifth St., Fort Sumner. Information: 575-355-2601 • Clovis Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m. at the Bert Cabiness City Government...

Clovis girls advance to 2-6A semifinals

CLOVIS — The only question after Clovis' girls basketball team nipped Manzano 49-46 in overtime of Wednesday's District 2-6A quarterfinal might be whether or not the players will have anything left ...

ENMU women have slim path to No. 1 seed

Don’t give up hopes, Green and Silver nation. One path remains for Eastern New Mexico’s women to repeat as the Lone Star Conference’s regular season hoops champion. The Greyhounds are one of four teams with a chance to finish first, along...

ENMU basketball capsules, Feb. 22

Eastern New Mexico at Angelo State Women, 4:30 p.m. On the air: Cow Country 1450 AM Records: ENMU 16-9, 12-6. Angelo State 19-5, 14-4. Last time out: The Greyhounds topped Cameron 65-57 for their...

PHS girls tennis team aims to contend

PORTALES — They've been there before, but now they want more. That unintended rhyme pretty much sums up this year's Portales girls tennis team, who happen to return everybody from last year - and...

ENMU briefs, Feb. 22

ENMU women’s hoops ranked ninth in region PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico’s women’s basketball team was ranked ninth in the NCAA’s South Central Regional poll, according to a release Wednesday from the school. The Greyhounds, 16-9 overall,...

Lloyd named LSC's male field athlete of the week

RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico senior Kenneth Lloyd was picked Wednesday as the Lone Star Conference’s male field athlete of the week, according to a release from the conference. At Texas Tech's Matador Qualifier, Lloyd won the men's...

Chili dinner good for memories - and local causes

Every year when I tuck into a bowl of Portales Kiwanis chili (as I plan to during this annual fundraiser from 5 -7 p.m. Friday in the Fellowship Hall at the First United Methodist Church, 200 South...

Concert showcases magic of music

The importance of music in the Clovis Municipal Schools is no surprise to most. As a school district we have long enjoyed a tradition of excellence in both vocal as well as instrumental programs. It ...

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