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Articles from the March 31, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    March 31, 2017

Clovis' prairie dogs back in the spotlight

CLOVIS — They can hide underground but they can’t avoid the spotlight from time to time. The local prairie dogs would appear to be at issue once again, this time on (or beneath) the grounds of Clovis Community College. This stems from a recent...

 

Luncheon speaker touts internships

PORTALES — Internships are key in the ongoing process of strengthening ties between Eastern New Mexico University and the Portales community, according to faculty of the college of business. At the...

 
 By Brooke Finch    News    March 31, 2017

Local establishes Little Free Library in honor of her son

CLOVIS — Great storytelling, illustrations and humor aren't just qualities that make up a good book. They're things people associate with John Scott Brandon. Although Brandon died in October at age...

 
 By David Grieder    News    March 31, 2017

Sex assault case moved to district court

CLOVIS — The case of a man accused of assaulting a woman during a vacuum cleaner sales call earlier this month was moved this week from magistrate court to the district office. Court officials noted the intention of District Attorney Andrea Reeb to...

 

Spring Fling offers side of history

PORTALES — Shopping is a privilege unto itself, but a bonus history lesson is in store for attendees of the Portales Women’s Club Spring Fling Shopping Event. The event, taking place 2 p.m.-7 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the...

 
 By Audra Brown    Voices    March 31, 2017

Preparation key before facing wind

When the wind blows for a day, as long as that day isn’t shipping day or one of the other firmly scheduled events on the farm or the ranch, you can probably find enough inside jobs to keep you...

 
 By Judy Brandon    Voices    March 31, 2017

Resurrection's answer an assurance for all of us

Easter is my favorite time of year. From a Christian perspective, Easter is the celebration of the Resurrection Day, when Jesus rose from the grave. So how does Jesus’ birth, death on the cross,...

 

Creator has the clout to end all storms

Quiet! Be still! Those words from Christ did the job that day in the midst of the raging storm on the Sea of Galilee (Mark 4). Jesus was sleeping peacefully in the stern of the boat when his...

 

Pages past - March 31

On this date ... 1977: Eastern New Mexico University's board of regents approved naming the university library in honor of former President Floyd Golden. Golden Library was the name recommended by...

 

Events calendar - March 31

Today • Spring Fling shopping event — 2 p.m.-7 p.m. at Portales Woman’s Club building, 309 West First Street. Local vendors participating. Admission: One canned food. Information: 575-607-7555 • Preschool screening clinic — 8 a.m.-noon at...

 

Clovis police blotter - March 31

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Wednesday • 7:54 a.m.: Auto burglary, 2400 block of East Llano Estacado • 10:16 a.m.: Failure to pay fines, 1200 block of...

 

Meetings calendar - March 31

Tuesday • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m. in commission room at court house, Portales. Information: 575-356-5307 • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Memorial Building. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 •...

 

Portales police blotter - March 31

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Wednesday • 9:32 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 200 block East Rose Lane • 1:03 p.m.: Domestic in progress, 1800 block West 17th Lane • 1:15 p.m.: Child abuse, 42000 block...

 

ENMU women's soccer coach leaving for NWSL

PORTALES — Effective today, Omar Morales is no longer the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer coach. Morales is resigning the position after three seasons. He will take a job as an assistant coach on the staff of Randy Waldrum and the...

 
 By David Norton    Sports    March 31, 2017

PHS notches sweep against Lady Dons

PORTALES — It wasn't a pretty affair, but the Lady Rams still managed to pull out the win over West Las Vegas Thursday afternoon during Game 1 of the team's doubleheader at Wheeler Park. Lady Rams...

 

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