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City to honor teen for life-saving measures

CLOVIS — A fast-thinking, not to mention well-trained, teenager is scheduled to be honored by the Clovis City Commission tonight for Christmas heroics. Isaiah Hatfield, a junior at Clovis High...

Jail logs - Jan. 18

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday: Clovis • Paul Sullivan, 50, out of state fugitive • Joline Chaparro, 37, assault upon a peace officer • Joshua Lucero, 24, aggravated battery against a household member • Isaiah...

Home invader pleads guilty

CLOVIS — A man involved in a summer home invasion was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison. Skyler Romero, 21, pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary of a Clovis residence this summer, just weeks after receiving a sentence of more than two...

Police seek help identifying robbery suspect

CLOVIS — Police on Thursday requested public assistance in identifying a suspect who robbed a local gas station Wednesday morning. An employee of Allsup’s on the 700 block of East 1st Street told officers a “light complected male” in a dark...

Portales vineyard closer to public opening

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico wine lovers, take heed: Portales is closer to having its own vineyard. Enchantment Vineyards, located east of Portales, was approved by the city for a license to distribute wine in 2016, and about four months ago...

Street closing for drainage improvements

CLOVIS — A portion of Seventh Street — the stretch from Norris Street to the Clovis Civic Center — will be closed for about four months due to drainage improvements, officials say. The section...

Education digest - Jan. 18

JROTC cadets get sholarships CLOVIS — Three Clovis High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadets received Flight Academy scholarships that will allow them to attend a private pilot’s license training program, according to a press release from Clovis...

Reporter's notebook: 'Saul' coming back to NM

ALBUQUERQUE — AMC’s award-winning drama “Better Call Saul” will return to New Mexico for production of the television show’s fourth season, the New Mexico Film Office announced via press release. The Albuquerque-based production will...

Pages past - Jan. 18

On this date ... 1973: The Eastern New Mexico University track and field team, led by freshman Mike Boit of Kenya, was headed to Kansas City, Missouri, for the National Association of Intercollegiate ...

Meetings calendar - Jan. 18

Today • Curry County Health Council — Noon at the Curry County Administrative Complex, 416 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6009 • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. in the north annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N....

ENMU tops in LSC for 4.0 student-athletes

PORTALES — Perfect seasons on the field are pretty rare for teams in the Lone Star Conference. But perfect seasons for athletes off the field aren't unheard of, and Eastern New Mexico University...

ENMU basketball capsules, Jan. 18

Texas A&M-Kingsville at Eastern New Mexico Men Noon, Greyhound Arena On the air: Cow Country 1450 AM. Records: Texas A&M-Kingsville 9-8, 2-5; Eastern New Mexico 7-9. 2-5 Last time out: The Javelinas...

Simple plate turned family treasure

We were working our way through a mountain of dirty dishes in my kitchen after a branding several years ago. Fixing a meal for 50 or 60 people takes pretty much every dish in the house. A group...

Hall passes entering new age

Remember the classroom days of using a hall pass to go to the restroom, the office, or the nurse? Teachers have become quite creative with selecting objects serving as hall passes, from luggage tags, ... Full story

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