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Articles from the February 4, 2018 edition

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 By Jamie Cushman    News    February 4, 2018

Area fans geared up for Super Bowl

CLOVIS — When the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles square off in the Super Bowl today, many people in the area won't have a strong rooting interest one way or another for a pair of...

 
 By Andrew Oxford    News    February 4, 2018

Swift end for death penalty bill

SANTA FE — New Mexico abolished the death penalty in 2009, and it is not coming back this year. A legislative committee on Saturday quashed a bill that would have reinstated capital punishment for the murders of children, police officers and...

 

The family doctor

PORTALES — When Erika Garcia was a first-grader at Parkview Elementary School in Clovis, she really only wanted one thing: To be able to talk to and understand the other little girls so she would ha...

 

Trump claims memo vindicates him in Russia probe

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed complete vindication from a congressional memo that alleges the FBI abused its surveillance powers during the investigation into his campaign’s possible Russia ties. But the memo also...

 

Realtor: Median home prices down in area

New Mexico’s housing prices were the most expensive since 2008, but eastern New Mexico saw its lowest prices in five years, according to a local Realtor. The Realtors Association of New Mexico reported on Jan. 25 a median sales price of $190,000....

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    February 4, 2018

Reporter's notebook - Feb. 4

CLOVIS — At Saturday's adoption event Cindy's Hope for Precious Paws found new homes for 19 dogs, including seven of the Chihuahuas that were abandoned in Clovis last month. "The turnout has been...

 

Pages past - Feb. 4

On this date ... 1983: Word was received of the death of Floyd Golden, longtime president of Eastern New Mexico University, who had died the previous day in Amarillo. Golden served as president of ENMU from 1941 until his retirement in 1960. His...

 

Events calendar - Feb. 4

Monday • Stitch Addicts — 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Crochet lesson: Oval placemat and coaster. Information: 575-763-9687 Thursday • Page Turners Book Club — 6:30 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Book: “All...

 

5 things to know about... last week

1. A man taken into the Curry County Adult Detention Center Thursday suffered life-threatening injuries from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Wesley Flores, 28, of Clovis, was rushed to Plains Regional Medical Center following a four-hour standoff...

 

Latin America, US can agree on Venezuela

Having driven his country and its once-rich oil industry into a ditch, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is now pushing for snap elections that would allow him to lock in another term. The U.S. can halt Venezuela’s slide toward autocracy, if it...

 

Abused rarely live normal lives

High Plains resident “Mary” can identify with the 13 California siblings imprisoned and abused by their parents. Growing up with nine siblings in a northern state, she said she lived a constant...

 

Teachers need respect, living wage

I am inspired to respond to the statewide challenge issued by a small group of powerful people in Albuquerque (with no teachers among them) who asked: What (other than one-time bonuses to a very small number of teachers) can be done to reward...

 

Pats ready to make it two in a row

The two weeks of hype is just about over. The dust settles on Super Bowl LII — that's 52, for you non-Romans — this afternoon when the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles do battle for...

 

Souperbowl a work of the heart

Are you ready for the … Souperbowl? Souperbowl of Caring had a humble beginning, back in 1990 at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina. Under the guidance of a seminary...

 

Our People: A different kind of service

Eddie Pullman was born and raised in San Angelo, Texas. He studied business at the University of Texas. He drafted into the Army for the Korean War in 1954 and was honorably discharged two years later...

 

Boycott the Bowl? Likely not

Will NFL viewership continue its decline during today’s Super Bowl or will we break the downward spiral by all tuning in to yell against Tom Brady? I get it; your main reason for watching the Super...

 

Get ready for parade of fashion at Super Bowl

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and the Philadelphia Eagles will be facing the New England Patriots. Even if your favorite team isn't playing, and you can’t decide who to root for, there are always the com...

 

Check out new fusible quilt batting

Information on dealing with cancer and fear and using Paintstiks to embellish garments will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times...

 

Senior calendar - Feb. 4

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5:30 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m....

 

School menus - Feb. 4

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pan dulce. Lunch — Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes w/gravy, seasoned green beans, applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Soft taco w/salsa, seasoned pinto beans, seasoned corn, seasonal...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    February 4, 2018

Eldorado makes short work of Clovis boys

CLOVIS — Despite losing to Eldorado 68-44 Saturday night at Rock Staubus Gymnasium, Clovis' boys basketball team did have its opportunities. The Wildcats had chances to draw closer, especially in...

 

Eastern baseball team pulls off Saturday sweep

DALLAS — Down by a bunch heading into the middle innings, Eastern New Mexico’s baseball team rallied for a 10-7 victory over Mid-America Christian on Saturday in the Dallas Christian College Tournament at Crusader Field. The Greyhounds trailed...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    February 4, 2018

ENMU women tame Lions

PORTALES — Thirteen. That's a number that most consider to be unlucky, but for Eastern New Mexico's women's basketball team, that exact number proved to be the Greyhounds' friend in Saturday's...

 

Greyhound softball team splits

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — After a pair of not-so-closes losses to open the season, the Eastern New Mexico softball team gave Hawaii-Hilo a test at the Desert Stinger Classic. The Greyhounds, however, couldn’t quite finish off the comeback, falling 6-5 to...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    February 4, 2018

Greyhound men pull upset of No. 22 Lions

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico was expected to have a physical, "NFL-hitting" battle against Texas A&M-Commerce in Saturday's Lone Star Conference men's basketball showdown, according to Greyhounds...

 

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