Chaves County judge to preside over library shooting trial

CLOVIS — A Chaves County judge will preside over the case of the teenager charged in the August library shooting, following the recusal of all local judges in the matter. Judge James Hudson of the Fifth Judicial District Court accepted the...

Jail logs - Oct. 19

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday through Wednesday: Clovis • Andrey Dickson, 36, failure to pay fines • Christopher Kelly, 23, possession of marijuana, concealing identity, probation violation • Frank Robles, 48,...

Portales considering tax, fee hikes

PORTALES — A presentation on how Portales can raise revenue at Tuesday’s city council meeting had councilors asking how they could help the situation. City Manager Sammy Standefer informed councilors at the beginning of the presentation that...

Official intends to expand water well fields

PORTALES — Public Works Director John DeSha made clear the intent to expand the acreage on Portales’ water well fields at Tuesday’s Portales City Council meeting. After speaking to the New Mexico State Land Office about increasing the acreage...

Clovis High fourth overall at contest

MIDLAND, Texas — Clovis High’s marching band placed second in Class AAA and finished fourth overall at the Bands of America West Texas Regional Championship in Midland last Saturday. The performance marked the fifth time the CHS marching band...

Students learn about plants from seed to harvest

CLOVIS — Fifth-grade students from Clovis elementary schools on Wednesday took part in the "Cultivating Young Minds" program at New Mexico State University's Agricultural Science Center in Clovis....

Clovis mulls fixed routes for CATS

CLOVIS — City commissioners will look at the possibility of a fixed route system for the Clovis Area Transit Service in tonight’s study session at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. The session is scheduled to follow the commission’s 5:15 p.m....

Pages past - Oct. 19

On this date ... 1937: More than 200 Kiwanians and guests participated in a "banquet and splendid program preceding several hours of dancing in the Rainbow Ballroom" at the Hotel Clovis, according to ...

Commission looks to fill vacancy

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission is seeking to appoint an interested community member with a finance background to a vacancy on the County Investment Committee. The committee meets quarterly and “will provide recommendations to the Curry...

Events calendar - Oct. 19

Today • Preschool storytime — 6 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Activity: Preschool SMART start. Information: 575-356-3940 • Tween program — 4:30 p.m. for ages 9-12 at Portales Public Library. Activity: Monster mash mason jars....

Almog's path to ENMU took detour

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico Men's cross country team has a new star at their program, and he's certainly well-traveled. Junior Omer Almog has already led the Greyhounds to some impressive...

New memories await at Peanut Valley Festival

We humans love our food festivals, so much so that the National Geographic Society even put together a list a few years ago of what it considered to be the best food festival by state. The Peanut...

Letter to the editor - Oct. 19

Letting females into Boy Scouts ‘horrible mistake’ Regarding Rob Langrell’s column in Sunday’s paper: “Boy Scouts: Sorry to see ya go:” It breaks my heart to think that the Boy Scouts’ organization voted unanimously to open its...

Program aims to ease kids into next grade

Life can be miserable for kids starting a new grade level at the beginning of the school year when unprepared academically. The New Mexico Public Education Department introduced a program a few years ...

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