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Articles from the February 1, 2017 edition

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Committee approves movement on railroad park

CLOVIS — Efforts to beautify and promote education of the historic downtown railroad district are making progress. The city of Clovis Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee approved moving forward in finalizing designs for the Historic...

 

Weekly New Mexico fishing report

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake...

 

Candidate Q&As: School board, District 1

Editor's note: We asked candidates in contested school board races about their thoughts and goals for the position. Joshua Crisp is running against Kyle Snider for District 1 on the Clovis Municipal...

 

Roswell grocery store chain moving into Portales

PORTALES — With a new year comes a new grocery outlet for Portales, bringing with it plans for a large-scale tortilla factory, a bakery and a pharmacy. Farmers Country Market, a chain of grocery stores based out of Roswell, purchased Portales...

 

Pages past - Feb. 1

On this date ... 1987: About 35 area residents visited Our Lady of Guadalupe Church's activity center in Clovis for a town hall meeting with state Rep. Vincent Gallegos, D-Curry County. The main topic...

 

Portales police blotter - Feb. 1

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Monday • 10:32 a.m.: Breaking and entering, 1300 block Oakwood Circle • 10:46 a.m.: Burglary report, 200 block East Quince Street, report taken ...

 

Clovis police blotter - Feb. 1

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Monday • 12:33 a.m.: Information report, Prince Street/Fourth Street • 2:53 a.m.: Careless driving, Wilhite Road/Prince...

 

Events calendar - Feb. 1

Today • St. Ann’s German sausage dinner — 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. CST at St. Ann’s Parish Hall, Bovina. $12 adults, $6 kids. Monday • Stitch Addicts — 1:30 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Lesson: Open stitch, review. Information:...

 

Meetings calendar - Feb. 1

Thursday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. at north annex, Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7828 Tuesday • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Memorial Building. Information: 575-356-6662 ext....

 

WT picked to capture LSC softball crown; ENMU ninth

RICHARDSON, Texas — West Texas A&M is expected to win its fourth-straight Lone Star Conference softball championship, according to the conference’s preseason poll announced Tuesday. The Lady Buffs, who went 59-5 and also won the South Central...

 

ENMU staff anticipating large signing class today

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico football fieldhouse is anticipating a large signing class Wednesday, the first day recruits can put their signatures to letters of intent. With up to 45 student athletes expected to sign letters with Eastern today,...

 

Huskies edge Portales in district battle

PORTALES — The 1 vs. 2 matchup delivered as promised, as Portales High gave its fans all they could want and then some. Visiting Hope Christian, though, took the matchup with a 64-60 win in what...

 

La Cueva sweeps Clovis

ALBUQUERQUE — The La Cueva Bears stayed in the driver's seat in District 2-6A Tuesday night, posting a 60-28 victory over shorthanded Clovis. Delaney Markham scored 13 to lead three in double...

 

Tuesday area prep basketball summaries

Boys District 2-6A La Cueva 64, Clovis 62 La Cueva (7-12, 3-2) — Elijah Herron 14, Lawrence Calais 22, Thomas Jenson 9, Jeffrey Li 1, E.J. Herron 2, Jake Washecka 16. Totals 23 14-19 64. Clovis (9-12, 2-3) — Brandon Romero 14, Taitt Kuchta 17, Ja...

 

Building border wall won't end well

Whatever else it might accomplish, President Trump’s border wall has already divided America. I oppose the wall, believing it’s a bad idea, but mine isn’t a popular opinion — even among...

 
 By Rube Render    Voices    February 1, 2017

Trump, team being blamed for views

It is said that the homeless problem disappears during a Democratic presidential administration and only rears its ugly head when a Republican wins the White House. This is a normal and foreseen...

 

Taxpayers pay for better than Capulin offers

When you have hundreds of thousands of people living near the base of a ski area, and it snows, it is inevitable that a bunch of those people are going to pick up a sled, or an inner tube, or a sheet of cardboard, and drive up the mountain just so...

 

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