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Articles from the April 19, 2017 edition

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Official: Roosevelt court may not be able to pay lease

PORTALES — Roosevelt County Manager Amber Hamilton warned the county commission Monday the Roosevelt County Magistrate Court may not have enough funding to pay its lease in May and June. In a...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    April 19, 2017

Randy Crowder takes questions at lunch town hall

CLOVIS — Fuel taxes, tax reform and a state take-back of school system cash surpluses drew questions for State Rep. Randy Crowder, R-Clovis, at a combination town hall and lunch Tuesday. The “Chow...

 
 By David Stevens    News    April 19, 2017

Clovis investigating ambulance drug tampering

CLOVIS — City police are investigating the possibility someone has “tampered with” packaging for narcotics regularly used on city ambulance runs, Clovis officials confirmed on Tuesday. “On Saturday night, it was discovered that some of the...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    April 19, 2017

Curry commission takes steps toward setting budget

CLOVIS — Curry County took initial steps Tuesday in setting a budget for the upcoming fiscal year beginning July 1. County Manager Lance Pyle said he planned to bring a preliminary budget to the county’s first May meeting. The county’s budget f...

 

CCC to host blood drive

Clovis Community College will host a blood drive 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday at its health and fitness center, according to a release from the school. The drive is open to any student, faculty, staff or community member. Donors must have a photo...

 

Meetings watch: Roosevelt County Commission

The following were actions taken at the Roosevelt County Commission meeting Tuesday in the Commission Room of the Roosevelt County Courthouse: • Commissioners approved accounts payable and payroll from March 1-March 31. Payroll totaled $257,776,...

 

Pages past - April 19

On this date ... 1992: Veterinarian Dr. Les Morrow and others were preparing for the inaugural Clovis/Portales Optimist Club Cowboy Poetry Gathering. "Cowboy poetry has become real popular in the...

 

Events calendar - April 19

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: 3-2-1 Blastoff. Information: 575-356-3940 • Teen program — 4:30 p.m. at...

 

Meetings calendar - April 19

Today • Finance Committee — 2 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • ENMWUA — 10 a.m. in north annex at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-935-4264 Thursday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. in north annex...

 

Clovis police blotter - April 19

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for the Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Monday • 12:44 a.m.: Animal bite (dog or cat), 600 block of West 13th Street • 6:09 a.m.: Unlawful taking of a motor...

 

Portales police blotter - April 19

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Monday • 9:48 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 300 block East First Street • 9:52 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 1500 block West 18th Street • 12:40 p.m.: Fraud, 1800 block...

 

Taxation is theft by government

Tuesday was the day sometimes called “Tax Day.” It’s not exactly a holiday, and about as far from a “holy day” as it’s possible to imagine. Some people get tired of libertarians pointing...

 
 By Rube Render    Voices    April 19, 2017

Looks like Trump's tweets true

One of the reasons I dislike Twitter is that one is limited to 140 characters per tweet. This caused President Trump to tweet, “Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in...

 

UNM coach made memorable first impression

First impressions matter, and Paul Weir certainly made a memorable one when he was introduced last week as the new University of New Mexico head basketball coach. Meticulously dressed, well-spoken — he even quoted the Greek philosopher Atticus —...

 

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...

 

Lady Rams split at Ruidoso

RUIDOSO — The Portales Lady Rams bounced back from a first-game, run-rule loss, scoring 11 times in the top of the seventh to beat Ruidoso 20-9 on Tuesday in a District 4-4A softball doubleheader. Freshman Wendy Baeza, pitching for the first time...

 

Cavemen slip past Cats to take title

ROSWELL — Clovis High’s boys held on to second place in Day 2 of the Spring Classic golf tournament. The team ahead of them changed, however. Former district rival Carlsbad nearly matched its first-day score on what is generally considered a...

 

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