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Articles from the January 31, 2018 edition

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Heinrich staff to hold office hours

CLOVIS — Staff for U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-New Mexico, will be in Clovis next week to hold mobile office hours, according to a release from Heinrich’s office. Heinrich’s staff will be at The Eastern Plains Council of Governments, 418 N...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    January 31, 2018

Reporter's notebook: Precious paws seeking homes

CLOVIS — Cindy’s Hope for Precious Paws is trying to find new homes for the dozens of Chihuahuas that were abandoned around town in early January. Co-founder Wendy Turner said volunteers will be at the Clovis PetSmart, 601 Texas St., from 11...

 

Libertarianism means respect

I am not libertarian because I expect to get anything from it. Well, that’s not completely true. I should say I am not libertarian because I expect to get anything from you because of it. I don’t... Full story

 

Local lawmakers pulling heist that rivals state lore

“The Great Taos Bank Robbery” is a gem of an essay by the late Tony Hillerman, who captured the essence of New Mexico in that and many other essays and novels. Sadly, he could have had a field day writing about the bait-and-switch repeal in 2005...

 

Pages past - Jan. 31

On this date ... 1988: Gattis Junior High School Student Council sponsor Pam Lockmiller and a group of students were back from a visit to the state Legislature in Santa Fe. They toured the New Mexico...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    January 31, 2018

Long-time postmaster to retire

TEXICO — A fixture of the Texico Post Office will say goodbye today. A lifelong Clovis resident, Lonnie Pickel has worked for the United States Postal Service for 40 years, including the last 24...

 

Just the facts: State of the Union analyzed

Editor’s note: A wrap-up story on the State of the Union Address was not available at press time. More coverage will be in Thursday’s edition. WASHINGTON — The AP is fact-checking prepared remarks from President Donald Trump’s State of the Un...

 
 By Audrey McAvoy    News    January 31, 2018

Hawaii worker thought alert was real

HONOLULU — A Hawaii employee who mistakenly sent an alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile earlier this month, creating panic across the state, thought an actual attack was imminent, federal regulators said Tuesday. The revelation from the...

 

Big third quarter propel Bears to win over Clovis boys

ALBUQUERQUE — Third quarters in Albuquerque are just not working out for the Clovis High Wildcats. Two weeks after suffering a 27-0 third period to District 2-6A favorite Eldorado, the Clovis boys...

 

ENMU's Parker claims LSC track award

RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico sophomore Marcus Parker was named the Lone Star Conference’s top male track athlete for the opening week of the indoor season, according to a release Tuesday from the conference. Parker, a Phoenix native,...

 

Hope Christian routs Rams

ALBUQUERQUE — The Portales High Rams had a long trip Tuesday, and a long night to match. Hope Christian took control of the District 4-4A boys basketball matchup in the early going, and managed to...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    January 31, 2018

Clovis girls dominate second quarter in win over La Cueva

CLOVIS — Clovis’ girls basketball team must have been exhausted after Tuesday night’s game, having to try and beat La Cueva’s press all night. If the Lady Wildcats were indeed tired, it was...

 

Elida girls top Melrose

MELROSE — In a clash of the No. 1 and 2-ranked teams in 1A girls basketball, it was the road team who prevailed. Elida carried a slim lead into the second half of Tuesday night’s District 4-1A showdown against Melrose, but Elida managed to run...

 

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