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Pages past - April 22

On this date ... 1983: In honor of Arbor Day, the students at Highland Elementary School in Clovis had raised money to pay for two trees to be planted at their school. Principal Grace Jones helped...

 

Clovis reschedules baseball, softball

CLOVIS — Clovis High School has rescheduled all three of its home sports events that were postponed due to Friday’s high winds and rainfall. The first rescheduled event is the Clovis tennis team, which will play its District 2-6A match against...

 

Wildcat track teams take first in Artesia

ARTESIA — The Clovis boys track and field team continues to top its competition — and itself. Not only did the Wildcats win Friday's Bulldogs Relays in Artesia — their second meet title in the s...

 

Texico tops Tucumcari, 21-0

TUCUMCARI — Talk about no rest for the weary. Then again, Texico’s baseball team seemed far from weary on Saturday. The Wolverines were more energized than anything else. Texico ventured to Tucumcari Saturday and routed the Rattlers 21-0 in five...

 

Portales baseball improves to 8-1 in district

MORIARTY — Portales High baseball keeps rolling along in its district, as the Rams scored 29 runs in Saturday's doubleheader victory over Moriarty to improve to 8-1 in District 4-4A play. The Rams...

 

Eastern baseball team sweeps doubleheader

SAN ANGELO, Texas — After allowing 49 combined runs in its previous three games — all of them losses — the Eastern New Mexico baseball team rebounded Saturday, beating Lone Star Conference foe Angelo State 9-4 to end their losing streak, then...

 

Impaired driver runs over round-about

CLOVIS — Round-abouts can be tricky even in the best of conditions. Add in impaired driving at dark, and you might have a situation like Thursday night when someone drove a pickup truck over the stone barrier at the center of the round-about at... Full story

 

Rams blank Moriarty to open district series

MORIARTY - Portales' 11-run surge in the closing innings helped the Rams seal a 15-0 win at Moriarty. "It was kind of a weird day. The wind was blowing hard, then it stopped, then it would blow...

 

Clovis teacher honored

Clovis High School teacher Amy Garcia was honored as the 2018 New Mexico Association for Career and Technical Education (NMACTE) Teacher of the Year, according to a news release from Clovis schools. The award was presented this month at the NMACTE...

 

Pages past - April 20

On this date ... 1983: An abundant salamander crop was wreaking havoc with the drainage system at the Clovis wastewater treatment plant. Dikes around the lagoon had been damaged, and two local farmers...

 

Public record - April 20

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records through Wednesday at the Curry County clerk’s office: • Eduardo Soto Galvan, 28, to Carolina Flores Rodriguez, 34, both of Earth, Texas • Tanner Jon Sullivan, 22, to Ashlyn...

 

Clovis postpones Friday baseball, softball, tennis

CLOVIS — Clovis High School’s busy athletics schedule Friday was no match for Mother Nature. High winds forced postponement Friday of three different Clovis home events — a 1:30 p.m. tennis match against Santa Fe, and 5 p.m. baseball and...

 

Officials optimistic about well field expansion

PORTALES — The expansion of Portales’ Blackwater well field may become a reality in just a few months, Public Works Director John DeSha told the City Council at its Tuesday meeting. In an informational report, DeSha said a draft of an amendment...

 

Clovis officials to discuss fee waiving process

CLOVIS — If you're giving something away, what's the point of a price tag? That's a question Commissioner Fidel Madrid wants to discuss at today's Clovis City Commission meeting. On the agenda for t... Full story

 

Pages past - April 19

On this date ... 1978: The New Mexico Supreme Court issued a ruling that attorneys who wanted to promote their practices could do so through advertisements in newspapers and periodicals, but...

 

Farwell voters to consider school improvements

FARWELL — Voters in Farwell are going to the polls to consider $9.4 million worth of improvements to school district facilities. The election is scheduled May 5. The ballot will include two separate bond questions: • Proposition A, which would...

 

Outage planned for part of Clovis

CLOVIS — About 1,700 Xcel Energy customers in east Clovis are expected to experience a short power outage at 10:30 tonight, according to an Xcel news release. Customers should anticipate being without power for up to 10 minutes, the release said....

 

Pages past - April 18

On this date ... 1978: Forty Curry County women spent a day honing their mechanic skills and fine-tuning their sharpshooting in courses offered by the Curry County Extension Office. The women began th...

 

CHS baseball, softball moved to 5 p.m. Friday

CLOVIS — Due to academic testing, Clovis Municipal Schools has pushed back the start times for both its baseball and softball doubleheaders Friday against Sandia. Both of the home doubleheaders are...

 

Isler named state's top coach

ELIDA — The Elida Tigers received national recognition Tuesday from USA Today High School Sports, with Jaden Isler named New Mexico's girls basketball coach of the year. Isler, 28, was credited for... Full story

 

Portales, NMMI pull tennis split

PORTALES — Be a little better today than you were yesterday. The Portales High tennis teams took that to heart Tuesday, with their second battle in just four days with district-rival New Mexico...

 

Jail renovation up for approval

CLOVIS — The much-discussed addition and renovation to the Curry County Adult Detention Center will be up for approval at today's Curry County Commission meeting. The 17-month project is scheduled... Full story

 

Council to examine language issue in document

PORTALES — The Portales City Council must approve modified language in a document at tonight’s meeting if it hopes to begin conducting building inspections. In February, a committee made up of council members developed a memorandum of...

 

Eastern's Miles qualifies for NCAA championships

HOBBS — Eastern New Mexico’s Kandice Miles qualified for the NCAA championships two times over, as the Greyhounds had 10 top-five finishes and 15 more top-10 performances at the New Mexico Junior College Ross Black Invitational on Saturday....

 

Two found dead in airplane crash

FRIONA — Two Texas men were found dead after their airplane crashed Sunday about 8 miles west of Friona, according to a news release from Texas Department of Public Safety. The men were identified as Clayton Sides, 25, of Dimmitt and Thomas Jacob...

 

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