No one injured in train wreck

TEXICO — A Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railway train collided with a silver Kia about 7:30 Tuesday night behind the Stripes convenience store in Texico. Texico Police Chief Doug Bowman said no one was injured in the incident. The woman driving...

Civil suit filed against Roosevelt County sheriff

PORTALES — A Portales attorney on Tuesday filed a civil lawsuit against Roosevelt County Sheriff Malin Parker and the Roosevelt County Commission, citing civil rights violations in a 2016 pursuit that left one woman dead. The complaint — filed...

Jail logs - Dec. 13

Booked The following were booked into local jails through Tuesday: Clovis • Robert Baker, 25, non-residential burglary, criminal trespass, failure to appear at time and place stated in citation • Joseph Sandoval-Gallegos, 44, ...

Man sentenced to 45 years on sex crime charges

AMARILLO — A man arrested four years ago in Roosevelt County was sentenced last week to 45 years in prison on the sex crime charges for which he was extradited back to Texas. David Blake Turner, 46, was arrested Aug. 7, 2013, in Roosevelt County...

Curry employees donate to Hartley House

CLOVIS - This year Curry County employees decided to spread the Christmas spirit outside the office. Instead of exchanging gifts among themselves, on Tuesday members of Curry County administration...

Pages past - Dec. 13

On this date ... 1987: Wayne Crume, a self-described "old cowboy from Kenna," made the front page of the Clovis News-Journal with a photo and feature headlined, "Cowboy croons with $38 guitar, plenty ...

Portales Junior High cafeteria set for renovations

PORTALES — The Portales Junior High School cafeteria is set to receive renovations in 2018 which, according to its designers, will greatly increase functionality and safety for students. The Portales Municipal Schools Board of Education on Monday...

Empty stocking fund - Dec. 13

Today’s family in need: This father is doing his best to support his family in the face of mental illness. When Salvation Army Lt. Kelly Berggren first met this man, he thought, “Why can’t he get a job?” After the two built a relationship,...

Events calendar - Dec. 13

Today • Christmas Nites at the Zoo — 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Hillcrest Park Zoo. Admission: Free. Information: 575-769-7828 • Stitch Addicts — 6:30 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Crochet lesson: UFO work day. Information: 575-769-7840 •...

Meetings calendar - Dec. 13

Today • Economic Incentive Board — 7:30 a.m. in assembly room at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Portales MainStreet Board — 5:30 p.m. at the Yam Theatre, Portales. Information: 575-226-3783 • Planning and Zoning — 3 p.m....

Lady 'Cats top Lubbock

CLOVIS - From the time Clovis forward Madison Tolbert won the opening tipoff, the Lady Wildcats were in control of Tuesday night's game against Lubbock at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. The Lady 'Cats led...

Ram girls improve to 7-0

PORTALES - Fresh off of winning the Santa Fe Capital City Tournament last weekend, the Portales Rams girls basketball team came in with a tough task against previously-undefeated West Las Vegas....

Rams top Goddard in overtime

PORTALES — The Rams couldn’t hang on in regulation to beat Goddard for their third-straight win, but overtime proved to be what they needed to improve to 3-2 on the year. Tyrese Dawson, Jase Wallace, Braden Bridges and Rico Diaz all scored in...

Aggies top Greyhounds in exhibition

LAS CRUCES — Zach Lofton scored 29 points and New Mexico State won its second straight game over an in-state rival, handily beating Division II Eastern New Mexico, 84-62 on Tuesday night. The Aggies had a five-game win streak snapped by San...

Avoid outrage fatigue this season

To get the most out of this holiday season, and to finish out 2017 on a high note, I recommend avoiding outrage fatigue. What is outrage fatigue? It’s the exhaustion, cynicism, apathy, and...

Questions seem to follow Strzok

Hillary Clinton found herself in trouble when it became known that she chose to use an unsecured server to transmit and receive classified information while she was secretary of state, rather than...

Robot tax could stunt innovation, entrepreneurship

A new study by the McKinsey Global Institute about the potential of automation should serve as a stark warning to all world leaders that they must prepare for what may well be the biggest societal and economic upheaval in our lifetime. The report...

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