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Articles from the March 22, 2017 edition

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Weekly New Mexico fishing report

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and New Mexico Department of Game & 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,...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    March 22, 2017

Board agrees to 'presumed participation' in PSAT

CLOVIS — The Clovis Municipal Schools Board on Tuesday voted to encourage students to take Preliminary SAT tests, but also gave students a way to opt-out. Board members agreed to a “presumed participation” approach to the test for 10th graders...

 
 By Jim Lee    News    March 22, 2017

Clovis man pleads guilty in stabbing, kidnapping

CLOVIS — A stabbing, kidnapping, car robbery and police standoff last June will put a Clovis man in jail for the next 59 1/2 years. That was the sentenced handed down Tuesday following a guilty plea by Aaron Morrisette. The four felony charges...

 

State grieves with Cannon for lost airmen

In New Mexico we celebrate — and often take for granted — our U.S. military forces. We turn out en masse for parades and fireworks displays. We jealously guard the budgets of our national labs, Air Force bases and Army missile range. We glance...

 

Meetings calendar - March 22

Today • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. at north annex, Clovis-Carver Public Library. Special meeting. Information: 575-769-7828 Thursday • NM Municipal League Task Force — 4 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Monday •...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    March 22, 2017

Ranchers find new means of water conservation

PORTALES — Ranchers and dairymen have a new means of saving water but they also face a new danger, according to officials of the Roosevelt Soil & Water Conservation District. Mike Cone,...

 

Events calendar - March 22

Today • Toddler Time — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 • Preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Book: Hello Spring. Information: 575-356-3940 • Teen program — 4:30 p.m. at Portales...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    March 22, 2017

Wind farm on way to Roosevelt County

PORTALES — A new 522-megawatt wind farm is on its way to Roosevelt County, according to officials of Invenergy. Xcel Energy signed an agreement with the energy company Tuesday morning to buy the...

 

Flags at half-staff for Cannon airmen

Gov. Susana Martinez ordered flags to fly at half-staff statewide Tuesday in honor of the three Cannon airmen killed last week, according to a release from her office. First Lieutenant Frederick “Drew” Dellecker and Captains Kenneth Dalga and...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    March 22, 2017

Curry officials agree to add second courthouse security officer

CLOVIS — After weighing the cost of adding sheriff’s office staff versus its responsibility to keep the county courthouse safe, the Curry County Commission tipped the scales for at least one new employee Tuesday morning. By a voice vote, the...

 

City to meet on gross receipts tax hike

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission has a special meeting planned for today, with the only agenda item final approval of an ordinance to hike city gross receipts taxes. The ordinance, introduced during the March 2 commission meeting, must be passed...

 

Meetings watch: Curry County Commission

The Curry County Commission met Tuesday morning at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. All five commissioners attended. All items listed below passed unanimously. • Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority Executive Director...

 
 By Rube Render    Voices    March 22, 2017

Looks like Clinton dynasty is dead

I have written before that when Hillary lost the presidential election, the Clintons lost their raison d’etre. Cracks began showing in the Clinton Foundation when they informed the New York...

 

I'll never support government dystopia

Utopia isn’t an option. Even if you had the power to set up society the way you think it should be, reality would step in and make your Utopia imperfect. Expect the unexpected and remember it’s...

 

Pages past - March 22

On this date ... 1967: Wayne Hallmark, an all-state wingback from Clovis High School, had been named to the High School All-American football team by Coach and Athlete magazine. The team was selected...

 

Clovis police blotter - March 22

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Monday • 12:00 a.m.: Battery, 200 block of Rencher • 3:54 a.m.: Failure to appear (misdemeanor), 200 block of Rencher...

 

Portales Ag Expo schedule

The following is the schedule for the 25th annual Portales Ag Expo to be held Friday-Saturday at the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds: Friday • Preparing for sugarcane aphid in 2017: What did we learn in 2016?: 9:30 a.m. in the Art Room in the Idsinga...

 

Hobbs sweeps Clovis softball squad

HOBBS — If there was any positive for the Clovis High softball team Tuesday night in Hobbs ... at least it doesn’t count in district play? The former District 4-5A rivals battled Tuesday night, with the host Eagles taking a pair of easy 6-0,...

 

Cats, Lady Cats top Portales

CLOVIS — Clovis High's boys tennis team lost only two sets on Tuesday in posting a 9-0 victory over Portales in a dual match on Tuesday at the CHS courts. The Lady Wildcats had a little tougher...

 

Tuesday area prep baseball linescores

First game Texico 8, Eunice 1 Eunice 000 100 0 — 1 5 0 Texico 410 021 x — 8 8 1 Mason Caperton, Jose Hernandez (4) and Logan Gaskins; Dalton Thatcxher, Ben Crist (4) and Brock Thompson. W — Crist. L — Caperton. Top hitters — Eunice:...

 

Rams notch 6-1 win at Lovington

LOVINGTON — From the plate and the mound, the Portales baseball team dominated Lovington on Tuesday, cruising to a 6-1 win. Facing one of the area’s better pitches in Christian Pando, the Rams (3-2) still managed to record 10 hits over the course...

 

LCU tops ENMU in twin bill

LUBBOCK — Katlyn Holmes tossed a no-hitter and Lubbock Christian erupted for six runs in the third inning to beat Eastern New Mexico 8-0 on Tuesday and complete a doubleheader sweep over the Greyhounds. LCU (19-10) won the opener in eight innings...

 

PHS golfers facing busy first week

Like most Portales High spring sports, the golf teams are getting off to a late start to accommodate state runs in basketball, but that’s about to change. The PHS girls open the season today in the Hobbs Invitational, then the boys get going on...

 

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