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La Cueva sweeps Clovis tennis squads

CLOVIS — The Clovis High tennis teams are making some progress in District 2-6A competition, even if the scores have yet to reflect it. For the second consecutive weekend, the Wildcat teams suffered...

 

Hope denies Portales baseball sweep

ALBUQUERQUE — It was a strong weekend for Portales baseball, following a 10-day layoff. The Rams had the tall task of traveling to district rival Hope Christian — 4A's No. 1 team, but managed to...

 

Kingsville pulls Saturday sweep on ENMU softball

PORTALES — One day after a dramatic walk-off hit against Texas A&M-Kingsville, Eastern New Mexico softball couldn't quite replicate the magic in Saturday's doubleheader home finale. The Javelinas...

 

Clovis baseball team moves to 6-0 in District 2-6A

SANTA FE — It’s heard all the time in baseball — you can never have too much pitching. Clovis High’s baseball opponents may think the Wildcats do, but the ’Cats themselves like how well-stocked they are in the arms department. Saturday,... Full story

 

Clovis softball 0-for is over

SANTA FE — The Clovis softball team has been working hard all spring, knowing that its hard work would pay off soon. It paid off twice over in Saturday’s doubleheader at Santa Fe, as the Lady Wildcats swept the Lady Demons by scorching them for...

 

Pages past - April 14

On this date ... 1988: Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales announced it was raising starting salaries for nurses from $9.20 an hour to $10.20 an hour, in an effort to remain competitive with other...

 

Local roundup - April 14

Man arrested for firing on vehicle CLOVIS — A man was arrested Friday afternoon after allegedly shooting four rounds into a car and injuring a woman in the driver seat early that morning, according...

 

ENMU junior sports information student honored

RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University junior Natalie Reyes was one of six sports information students honored Friday by the Lone Star Conference. Five students from two other LSC...

 

Outage affects more than 4,000

CLOVIS — A transmission line outage affected 4,464 customers of Xcel Energy on Thursday evening in northeast Clovis, according to spokesman Wes Reeves. The outages were first reported at 5:41 p.m., and service was restored just over an hour later...

 

Crews battle Thursday evening fire

Rural fire crews spent much of Thursday evening battling a fire that stretched across two states and three counties. John Mohon, Milnesand’s fire chief, said pretty much every Roosevelt County rural department was helping with the the fire, which...

 

Pages past - April 13

On this date ... 1973: New Mexico's United States Sen. Pete Domenici announced that the federal government had agreed to help finance an educational television station on the campus of Eastern New Mex...

 

ENMU adjusts softball, baseball series

PORTALES — Due to inclement weather concerns, ENMU has adjusted its weekend softball and baseball games against Texas A&M-Kingsville. The softball team will play a 6 p.m. Friday single game and a noon Saturday doubleheader. The baseball team will...

 

ENMU women's basketball program offering trio of camps

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball program is hosting a trio of camps in June. The first camp, set for June 9, is an elite camp for advanced basketball skill work. The cost is $95 per athlete or $80 per athlete if...

 

Rams take third in tight Lovington Invitational field

LOVINGTON — Finishing last sounds like a bad golf meet, but Thursday was actually a pretty good day for the Portales High boys team. The Rams had all five golfers shoot in the 80s, and finished just...

 

Veterans offices to be closed next week

All 13 field offices of the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services, including the Clovis office, will be closed Tuesday through April 20, according to a DVS press release. DVS employees will be attending a mandatory training conference in...

 

Financial items top CCC agenda

CLOVIS — The Clovis Community College Board of Trustees is expected to tackle several financial items at today's meeting. The board will vote on a budget adjustment request for fiscal year 2017-18 a... Full story

 

FCCLA students take home awards

ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High Family, Career and Community Leaders of America took home several awards including the state championship at last month’s State Leadership Conference in Albuquerque, according to advisor Amy Garcia. The group also won...

 

Motion to transfer Jouett denied

CLOVIS — A motion to transfer accused teenage shooter Nathaniel Jouett to an adolescent treatment facility in Albuquerque was denied this week, following a daylong hearing Friday in Clovis. Jouett, 17, is accused of killing two and injuring four... Full story

 

K-5 PLUS applications being accepted

CLOVIS — Applications are being accepted for this summer’s K-5 PLUS program, according to a press release from Clovis Municipal Schools. K-5 PLUS is a program that provides an extra 25 days of specialized learning for students entering...

 

Property taxes due May 10

CLOVIS — The second half of property taxes are due by May 10 at 4 p.m. before state-mandated interest and penalties accrue, according to a press release from Curry County Treasurer Debbie Spriggs. Several payment methods are available. Payments...

 

Pages past - April 12

On this date ... 1988: Firefighters were still at the scene of the smoldering remains of the Midway Dance Club on U.S. 70 between Portales and Clovis after a late-night fire had destroyed the...

 

Prep softball: Artesia blows past Portales

ARTESIA — It was a rough day for Portales softball, to say the least. If it wasn't already a tall enough task in having to play 5A's No. 1 team in Artesia in a doubleheader on the road Tuesday,...

 

Portales tennis teams split with Artesia

ROSWELL — Portales and Goddard had a long day of tennis Tuesday, with eight of their 18 matches going three sets. By the time the last volley was made, each team went home with a 6-3 victory - Porta...

 

Thousands lose power in Clovis

CLOVIS — A transmission line outage has affected about 4,464 customers in northeast Clovis Thursday evening, according to an Xcel Energy spokesman. Wes Reeves of Xcel said crews are checking lines now. When the fault is discovered, Xcel will... Full story

 

Pages past - April 11

On this date ... 1978: About 2,000 horse buyers and sellers were still in Clovis for the second day of what the Clovis Livestock Market called "the world's largest horse sale." Sale owner Larry...

 

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