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Articles from the February 13, 2018 edition

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Trial date, venue set for library shooting case

CLOVIS — Almost six months after the library shooting, trial dates and venue for the teenage suspect were set in a Curry County Court hearing Monday afternoon. Nathaniel Jouett was 16 when...

 

Business feature: Portales business may be in danger of closing

PORTALES — A Portales business may be in danger of closing if it can’t traverse a murky legal landscape and receive a permit for building inspections that may cost thousands of dollars, according to its owners. City officials say the issue can...

 

EPCOG to celebrate paying off mortgage

CLOVIS — Anyone attending Wednesday’s Eastern Plains Council of Governments meeting should expect a party. That’s because the organization has officially paid off the mortgage on its office building with the U.S. Department of Agriculture,...

 

Reporter's notebook: Film festivities

Filmmakers and fans once again flocked to Santa Fe for the 17th annual Santa Fe Film Festival, which concluded Monday after six days and screening over 20 films. This year’s festival was pushed back to February to coincide with New Mexico Film...

 

Xcel: Fire won't affect region's power

MULESHOE — A fire at an Xcel Energy plant in west Texas took a transformer offline, but the company’s spokesman said the incident won’t have an effect on the region’s power. A power transformer on a generator at Tolk Station, 13 miles southea...

 

Give your pets a little extra pampering

As the sun rises on Wednesday, one might notice a slightly rosy tint washing over everything — metaphorically speaking anyway — when people the world over commence the sharing of affectionate...

 

Candidate Q&As: Clovis District 3

The following are Q&As with candidates for contested Clovis City Commission races. The election is March 6. David Bryant, Jose Griego and Fidel Madrid are running for a four-year term in District 3. Madrid is the incumbent. Candidates were given the...

 

Pages past - Feb. 13

On this date ... 1983: Robert Marquez, an 11-year-old sixth grader at Lincoln Jackson Elementary School and a newspaper carrier for the Clovis News-Journal, received a certificate of appreciation for...

 

Events calendar - Feb. 13

Today • General Obligation Bond Presentation — 11 a.m. at La Casa Senior Center, 1521 W. 13th St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Afterschool STEAM — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Activity: Happy Valentines. Information:...

 

Meetings calendar - Feb. 13

Today • Water Policy Advisory Committee — 8:30 a.m. in the City Hall Assembly Room, 321 N. Connelly St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 • Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee — 5 p.m. at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center, 321 N....

 

Jail logs - Feb. 13

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday through Sunday: Clovis • Wayne Provolt, 22, failure to appear • Jeffery Roberts, 47, aggravated driving while under the influence • Shallymar Cook, 27, probation violation • Toniann San...

 

Eastern baseball team stays hot; softball cools off

ATLANTA — Perhaps the only thing that could cool off Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team lately is a cancellation. The Greyhounds’ second scheduled game at the Peachtree City Classic against Morehouse was indeed cancelled Sunday, but...

 

Clovis basketball preview capsules

GIRLS Sandia (8-14, 4-4) at Clovis (14-10, 5-3), 7 p.m. Last time out: Despite a sluggish start, the Lady Wildcats dominated Santa Fe throughout Saturday night's home game, leading 14-4 after one quarter, 23-12 at halftime, 35-16 after three, and 44-...

 

Portales basketball preview capsules

BOYS Portales (13-10, 3-3) at NMMI (3-16, 0-7), 7 p.m. Last time out: The Rams held off Ruidoso, 60-51, on Friday night. The Colts lost to Moriarty on Friday, 47-27. Last meeting: Portales beat NMMI, 59-36, on Jan. 26. Notes: The Rams need the win...

 

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