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Articles from the March 23, 2017 edition

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Local teams advancing to Destination Imagination finals

PORTALES — Twelve members of Lindsey-Steiner Elementary School's Gifted and Talented program stayed true to their namesake earlier this month after taking first place in challenges aimed at...

 

Professor shares fascination with chemistry

Editor's note: This is one in a series profiling local educators each week. After traveling to New Mexico from the other side of the world 16 years ago, Eastern New Mexico University Chemistry...

 

Clovis' Hall of Honors banquet set for May

The Clovis Municipal Schools Foundation and Alumni Committee will honor four former Wildcats at the Clovis High School 2017 Hall of Honor Awards banquet, according to a release from the school district. The banquet will be held 6 p.m. May 13 at the...

 

Events calendar - March 23

Today • Floyd Country Jamboree — 7 p.m. at the Floyd High School gym. Admission: $7 general, $5 military. Information: 575-356-5354 • Popovich Comedy Pet Theater — 7 p.m. at Marshall Auditorium, Clovis. Tickets: $20 general, $15 seniors,...

 
 By David Grieder    News    March 23, 2017

Clovis commission approves gross receipt tax hike

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission voted unanimously Wednesday evening to approve an ordinance to increase city gross receipt taxes by one-eighth of 1 percent. The tax hike, effective July 1, is an effort to partially reconstitute the city for...

 

Meetings calendar - March 23

Today • NM Municipal League Task Force — 4 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Monday • Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Wednesday • Public Works...

 

Flags to remain at half-staff until sunset Saturday

SANTA FE — Gov. Susana Martinez issued an executive order to fly flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Thursday in honor of U.S. Air Force Capt. Frederick Dellecker. Dellecker was one of three serving in Cannon Air Force Base’s 318th...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    March 23, 2017

Low attendance at land use meeting

PORTALES — Roosevelt County residents were a no-show Tuesday at the first town hall meeting to discuss the county’s Joint Land Use Plan in the county courthouse. Several Elida residents showed to the second town hall meeting Wednesday in the...

 

Road work slated for Monday

PORTALES — The Roosevelt County Road Department will be working on one mile of South Roosevelt Road X between New Mexico 236 and South Roosevelt Road 2 as of Monday, according to a county public service announcement. The road work is projected to...

 

Police warn of scam calls

PORTALES — According to Portales Police Department officials, someone has been calling Portales residents claiming to be from the Portales Fire Department, asking for donations to the department. Detective Charlie Smart said for area residents to...

 

Dance teams sparkle with skill, enthusiasm

Not long ago, Clovis Municipal Schools’ well-known Wildcadettes and middle school dance teams dazzled audiences once again. Showcased in “A Night of Spectacular Dance” at Clovis High School,...

 

Pages past - March 23

On this date ... 1977: Clovis city commissioners had instructed the city manager's office to sell 919 parking meters that had been in storage since 1970, when they were removed from city streets....

 

Clovis police blotter - March 23

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Tuesday • 1:45 a.m.: Fugitive from justice, Pile/13th • 3:27 a.m.: Battery on a household member, 400 block of North Oak...

 

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...

 

Clovis boys win golf opener

HOBBS — The first leg of a two-city back-to-back on two different courses in two different cities started well for the Clovis Wildcats. The Clovis boys got a victory over Hobbs by a stroke, and notched their first qualifying leg for the state...

 

Weekend packed full of events

If you don’t already own running shoes, this would be a good time to invest in a pair because you will need them this weekend to keep up with the overflowing calendar of activities slated for the...

 

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