Residents weigh in on gun control

CLOVIS — A better system for screening prospective gun owners and armed staff at public schools — just a few ideas on the minds of area residents in the wake of the country’s most recent mass shooting. Better screening echoed an announcement...

Jail logs - Feb. 20

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday through Sunday: Clovis • Alejandro Astorga-Chavez, 19, possession of a controlled substance, failure to appear • Sean Burgoon, 27, battery against a household member • Toniann Sandoval,...

Building inspection solution to be proposed

PORTALES — A possible solution to the city of Portales’ inability to perform building inspections will be proposed to the Portales City Council tonight. A memorandum of understanding with the city of Clovis may allow Portales to utilize its...

County officials to hear financial report

CLOVIS - Curry County commissioners will be told the county is in solid financial shape during today's meeting. That's when Griego Professional Services owner J.J. Griego discusses the county's...

Business feature: Employee earns diploma through McDonald's program

Fast food may be a bargain for customers, but in some cases, the people behind the registers and fryers are getting a deal, too. On Feb. 13, Zoe Rodriguez, an employee at McDonald's in Portales,...

Roosevelt to consider applying for hardship funds

PORTALES — Financial hardship and a lack of reliable road department vehicles has pushed Roosevelt County to apply for hardship funds, county documents show. At its meeting at 9 a.m. today in the Roosevelt County Courthouse, the County Commission...

Pages past - Feb. 20

On this date ... 1983: By day, Lt. Lee Wheeler was a medic at Cannon Air Force Base. But in his spare time, he transformed into "Wheelie the Clown," a local performer who also headed up a class for...

Business digest - Feb. 20

Scholarship apps due March 6 Applications for the Plateau Education Foundation Scholarship Program are due March 6, according to a Plateau press release. Applications are available at area high school guidance offices, Plateau retail stores and...

Events calendar - Feb. 20

Today • Books and Babies — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Story: “Shape Up.” Information: 575-356-3940 • Afterschool STEAM — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Activity: “Not So Board Games.” Information: 575-356-3940...

Meetings calendar - Feb. 20

Today • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. at commission chambers, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m. at the Roosevelt County Courthouse, 109 W. First St., Portales. Information:...

Pinch hit homer vaults Greyhounds to softball sweep

PORTALES - Home runs can turn a team's luck around in a hurry, and Eastern New Mexico's 13th of the year has so far brought the most fortunes of all. Pinch hitter Courtney Vigil drove a 2-2 pitch...

Lady Broncos (Floyd) and Bronchos (Grady) advance

CLOVIS — You can hardly call it a win-win situation because only one team could actually get a win. But there were positives for both teams coming out of Monday’s District 4-1A first-round tournament game between Floyd and Clovis Christian. The...

Clovis girls basketball preview capsule

Girls District 2-6A tournament first round Santa Fe (9-17)at Clovis (16-10) 6:30 p.m. today, Rock Staubus Gymnasium Last time out: The Lady Wildcats were battling for second place and a No. 2 seed in District 2-6A when they visited La Cueva on...

Clovis boys basketball preview capsule

Clovis BOYS District 2-6A tournament first round Clovis (9-16, 1-9) at La Cueva (15-9, 6-4), La Cueva High School, Albuquerque, 6:30 p.m. Last time out: Feb. 17. Shouldn’t be too hard to remember this one because it was only three days ago. It...

Pet's benefit depends on person

The power of pets may seem obvious — they’re always glad to see you, provide unconditional companionship, they listen yet impose no judgment or criticism on their people and they give purpose to...

Names we should know belong to heroes, victims

There were 17 victims and six heroes, three of whom were also victims, in last week’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida. Theirs are the names we should know, so I’m...

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