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Articles from the April 5, 2017 edition

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 By Alisa Boswell    News    April 5, 2017

University finances topic for candidate

PORTALES — University finances seemed to be the theme of the afternoon with the second candidate to be Eastern New Mexico University's next president as he faced a faculty forum Tuesday. A few facul...

 

Events calendar - April 5

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: ABCs and 123s. Information: 575-356-3940 • Teen program — 4:30 p.m. at...

 

Meetings calendar - April 5

Today • Curry County Chamber Ambassadors — 11:30 a.m. at the chamber, Clovis. Information: 575-763-3435 Thursday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. in north annex at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7828 • Commission on...

 

Clovis police blotter - April 5

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for the Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Monday • 4:02 a.m.: Breaking and entering, 100 block of Carmel • 8:21 a.m.: DVO violation, 2400 block of East 21st...

 

Portales police blotter - April 5

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Sunday • 12:54 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 2100 block East University Drive • 8:01 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 2000 block Boxwood Street • 8:53 a.m.: Vehicle theft...

 

Monday area prep baseball linescores

District 4/1-2A Gateway Christian 12, Melrose 2 Melrose 101 00 — 2 5 6 Gateway Christian 225 21 —12 9 0 Blake DeVaney, Kendal Barrett (4), Devin Bailey (5) and Hunter Sorgen, DeVaney (4); Jaydon Stephens and Jacob Swann. W — Stephens. L —...

 

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, lak...

 
 By Rube Render    Voices    April 5, 2017

School leadership failed students

According to a story in The Eastern New Mexico News, a group of young girls at a cheerleading camp in Phoenix took nude videos of a teammate showering. It is difficult to comprehend the published...

 
 By Kent McManigal    Voices    April 5, 2017

Water solutions are out there

Water is a necessary ingredient for life, second only to air in importance. Even our food supply depends on the ready availability of water. Our primary local water supply, the Ogallala Aquifer, is...

 

Federal budget puts state water systems at risk

President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget eliminates a U.S. Department of Agriculture program that provides millions of dollars in grants and loans to small water and wastewater systems. It would have a devastating effect on parts of...

 

Pages past - April 5

On this date ... 1992: A Texico High School junior was one of five New Mexico students who attended the National Youth Leadership Forum on Security and Defense in Washington, D.C. Peggy Kelly, 17,...

 

Meetings watch: Curry County Commission

The Curry County Commission met Tuesday morning at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. All commissioners were in attendance. • Ninth Judicial District Judge Drew Tatum addressed County Manager Lance Pyle, upset that courthouse...

 

Udall accepting applications

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-New Mexico, is accepting applications for nominations to U.S. military service academies in the fall of 2018. Four of the nation’s five service academies — the U.S. Military Academy (West Point), the U.S....

 

Crash still under investigation

PORTALES — State Police on Tuesday declined again to release the names of those involved in a traffic fatality that occurred Saturday in Roosevelt County. Sgt. Chad Pierce said the names could not be released because “specific details are still...

 

Hounds settle for split

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Christian has been tough on Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team this season. The Lady Eagles took four of five contests with the Greyhounds, although ENMU managed a split on Tuesday. The Hounds won the opener...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    April 5, 2017

Rams slip past Cats for tournament title

CLOVIS - Portales High senior Thomas Tulk has bigger fish to fry than winning Monday's Clovis Invitational at Colonial Park Golf Course, although that was pretty nice. After all, he is the defending...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    April 5, 2017

Judge takes case under advisement

PORTALES — In a hearing to dismiss drug trafficking charges against a Portales man Thursday morning, Judge Donna Mowrer ruled she would make a decision in one week, after taking the matter under advisement. Antonio Salguero, 30, was one of several...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    April 5, 2017

Officials table road policy

PORTALES — Roosevelt County commissioners decided to table a new road policy at their Tuesday morning meeting after expressing concerns about its content. Road Superintendent Ricky Lovato told commissioners that the changes to the policy include a...

 

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