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Toddler Time, Story Hour on hold for holiday

The Clovis-Carver Pubilc Library will not hold Toddler Time or Story Hour this week, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The next Story Hour is scheduled for 10 a.m. Nov. 29. Information: 575-769-7840....

 

Fire station construction report on Curry agenda

CLOVIS — Owner of Davtek Corp. Randy Kamradt will present an update on construction of the Broadview Fire Station at the Curry County Board of Commissioners regular meeting this morning. Kamradt last updated the board in September when he said...

 

Pages Past - Nov. 19

On this date ... 1972: Clovis Mayor Chick Taylor was a good sport as he bought the first fruitcake of a fundraiser being held by the Clovis High School marching band. But he might have also felt a sense of obligation since his salesperson was his...

 

ENMU's Almog finishes 95th in Division II

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Eastern New Mexico University junior Omer Almog crossed the finish line at the 32:44.4 mark Saturday at the NCAA Division II championship meet, putting him 95th in the race at Angel Mounds. There were 249 runners in all at the...

 

ENMU plans winter sports kickoff event

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University is preparing its winter sports kickoff for Nov. 28 at Portales Country Club. The event, open to Greyhound Club members, will be an overview of the sports for the season, including the men’s and women’s...

 

ENMU women get first victory of basketball season

LAS VEGAS, New Mexico — The Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team earned its first win of the season on Saturday, walloping New Mexico Highlands 53-34 at the John A. Wilson Complex, and improving to 1-2 in the process. Defense...

 

Big second half moves ENMU men's basketball team to 3-1

MONMOUTH, Ore. — Things were a little dicey for the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team in the first half, but the Greyhounds’ offense sizzled in the second, allowing them to take command and thump Azusa Pacific 86-70 on...

 

Police seek Clovis man accused in domestic incident

CLOVIS — Police on Friday were searching for a 31-year-old Clovis man accused in a domestic incident that left a child critically injured. Jackie Lee Cubit Jr. is accused of throwing a glass jar at...

 

Clovis man pleads guilty to firearms violation

ALBUQUERQUE — A Clovis man on Friday pleaded guilty to violating the federal firearms laws by possessing an unregistered sawed-off shotgun, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release. Alan William Weber, 37, of Clovis, entered the plea...

 

Pages past - Nov. 18

On this date ... 1982: Under the direction of Wayne Anderson, the Clovis High School Choir qualified more students for the New Mexico All-State Choir than any other school in New Mexico. Thirty-eight...

 

Sheriff: Teen death appears accidental

PARMER COUNTY — Preliminary autopsy results show a local teenager found buried in a cotton module on Wednesday night died from asphyxiation, Parmer County Sheriff Randy Geries said on Friday. Geries said the death appears to be accidental and is ...

 

ENMU roundup: Men fall to Dixie State in overtime

MONMOUTH, Ore. — Trevor Hill scored five of his game-high 35 in overtime, and Dixie State handed Eastern New Mexico its first loss, 99-89, to open the Western Oregon/Doubletree by Hilton D2 Shootout. The loss offset a career-high 25 points for...

 

Farwell rallies, repeatedly, to top Roscoe

FARWELL — The Farwell football team had to make not one, but three comebacks before winning Thursday’s Texas Class 2A Division II football playoff game against Roscoe 39-32, helped out by 329 rushing yards and five touchdowns from Miguel...

 

Top-seeded Manzano ousts Wildcats

ALBUQUERQUE — Even when the Clovis Wildcats were off to a 3-1 start, they were looking in frustration at turnovers and penalties. The same hiccups struck Clovis again, as the Wildcat season ended Friday with a 45-7 loss to top-seeded Manzano at...

 

Melrose back in title game with rout of Tatum

TATUM — Melrose’s football team is one win away from its fourth straight eight-man championship. The top-seeded Buffaloes earned the right to play for another one by trouncing fourth-seeded Tatum 56-6 on the road Friday night. Melrose will vie fo...

 

Cass repeats as LSC's top offensive back

RICHARDSON, Texas — Senior Kamal Cass repeated as the Lone Star Conference's offensive back of the year, and 17 Eastern New Mexico University football players received recognition Friday for Lone...

 

Bailey County boy found dead

PARMER COUNTY — A 15-year-old Bailey County boy was found dead Wednesday night, his body buried in a cotton module, Parmer County Sheriff Randy Geries said. Officials did not immediately release the boy’s name, but Geries said he lived in Bailey...

 

Clovis officials to take next step on senior center

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission plans to take the next step in establishing a new senior center at Hillcrest Park. A task force for the project is on the agenda for today's commission meeting....

 

Heinrich staff to hold office hours

PORTALES — Democratic Sen. Martin Heinrich’s staff will hold “mobile office hours” from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at La Casa Family Health Center in Portales. According to a press release from Heinrich’s office, “staff will be on hand to...

 

Pages past - Nov. 16

On this date ... 1987: Stephanie Storrie of Clovis captured the title of Miss New Mexico USA in a weekend competition in Ruidoso, becoming the first Clovis woman to win the state title in the competit...

 

Aguilar named LSC's libero of the year

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — There’s no doubt Eastern New Mexico University enters Thursday’s tournament as an underdog with top-seeded Tarleton State on the other side of the net. But the Greyhounds will have the conference’s top libero on their...

 

Pages past - Nov. 15

On this date ... 1977: The newly elected officers of the Curry County Farmers Union had written a letter to United States President Jimmy Carter asserting that wheat and feed grain prices were too...

 

Greyhound Stadium to host Texas playoff game

PORTALES — Fans of former Melrose standout Cade Barnard will get to see him play in New Mexico one more time. Barnard’s new school, Seminole, will be the home team in Thursday’s Texas Class 4A Division II Bi-District Championship, set for 6...

 

Clovis girls win swim meet at Carlsbad

CARLSBAD — Both Clovis swim teams fared well in Saturday’s Carlsbad Invitational, but it was the girls who stood out the most, taking home first place. The Lady Wildcats’ championship point total was 235, far ahead of second-place Hobbs (113)....

 

Eastern New Mexico News wins AP state paper of year award

BERNALILLO — The Eastern New Mexico News was awarded the prestigious 2017 Associated Press State Newspaper of the Year honor on Saturday night at the 109th annual New Mexico Press Association convention at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa.... Full story

 

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