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Articles from the April 20, 2017 edition

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Commissioners approve only half of county road policy

PORTALES — After debating the ethics of charging land owners to build structures on county roads, Roosevelt County commissioners only approved half of a county road policy during a Tuesday morning workshop. The workshop was held to gain input from...

 
 By David Grieder    News    April 20, 2017

Student helps build program to welcome newcomers

CLOVIS — Few military children will claim that it's easy to move, but those who with experience say it gets easier or even better with the right attitude and support. When Brandon Mammano started...

 

Woman pleads no contest on drug charges

CLOVIS — A Clovis woman pleaded no contest Wednesday morning on accusations of bringing methamphetamines into the Curry County Adult Detention Center last June. Stacy Foster, 26, was sentenced to a year in jail, followed by three years of...

 

Muleshoe site of fundraiser cook-off

MULESHOE — Muleshoe City Park will play host Saturday to the inaugural Smokin’ It for Kreid cook-off. Organizer Morgan Marricle said there’s no fundraising goal for the event with 15 cooking teams and 25 volunteers for the noon-3 p.m. (CDT)...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Voices    April 20, 2017

Trump's tax returns would tell us nothing new

On Easter Sunday, the world was holding its breath as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea and the Syrian conflict stood to blow up. Congress may be again be careening toward a government...

 

Portales city manager outlines strategic plan goals

PORTALES — Portales City Manager Sam Standefer outlined four goals for the city’s strategic plan during the Tuesday city council meeting. City councilors and officials met together for a strategic planning session on April 8 to talk about areas t...

 

Education digest - April 20

CCC to host transfer fair Clovis Community College will host a college transfer fair 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday in the college’s commons area. Students have the opportunity to meet with representatives from Eastern New Mexico University, Lubbock...

 

Events calendar - April 20

Today • Preschool story hour — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Theme: Learn the three Rs of Earth Day. Information: 575-769-7840 • Tween program — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library for ages 9-12. Activity: Book cover bingo....

 

Clovis senior profiles

Editor's note: This is one in a series of profiles about area graduating high school seniors. Fernando Acosia played for the Clovis High School Wildcats football team. He has already enlisted in the Marine Corps where he plans to serve as an...

 

Meetings calendar - April 20

Today • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. in north annex at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7828 Friday • ENMU Regents — 9:30 a.m. in regents room at ENMU. Information: 575-562-1011 Saturday • Plateau Coop membership...

 

Dora school news - April 20

Track • Today — Junior High EPAC meet in Logan • Saturday — High School EPAC meet in Ft. Sumner Baseball • Friday — Dora Varsity will have a double header in Floyd, 2 p.m. Softball • Today — Varsity will have a double header in...

 

Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission

The Clovis City Commission will meet 5:15 p.m. today at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Agenda items include: • Introduction of an ordinance to develop a project participation agreement between the city and Ag Power. The...

 

Meetings watch: Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority

The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority met Wednesday morning at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Chair Gayla Brumfield and members Wendell Bostwick, Chris Bryant, Sharon King and David Lansford attended. • Authority members held a...

 

Flower sale will add splash of enduring color

I’ve grown a lot of gardens in my life, harvested some top-notch tomatoes, provided asparagus to the masses, but when it comes to flowers — for some unknown reason — my green thumb withers to a...

 

Teachers find positive ways to prep for tests

This is the season of testing, like it or not, and New Mexico uses the PARCC assessment. PARCC stands for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers. It’s based on a core...

 

Pages past - April 20

On this date ... 1982: Police received a report that someone in a red van was trying to gain access to Cannon Air Force Base using a Sears credit card as his identification. "That was the last we hear...

 

Clovis police blotter - April 20

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for the Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Tuesday • 7:21 a.m.: Improper backing, 2600 block of Williams Avenue • 7:34 a.m.: Fail to yield, Manana/Ross •...

 

Instructional coach teaches teachers

Editor's note: This is one in a series profiling local educators each week. Clovis Municipal Schools Middle School Instructional Coach Nicole Hahn still educates, but her students are not typical...

 

Portales police blotter - April 20

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Tuesday • 2:35 p.m.: Ambulance requested, 700 block West First Street • 3:13 p.m.: Remove subject, 100 block South Globe Avenue • 3:49 p.m.: Motor vehicle accident...

 

ENMU softball sweeps Panhandle

GOODWELL, Okla. — The Eastern New Mexico University softball team exploded for 27 runs to sweep Wednesday's doubleheader at Oklahoma Panhandle State. Junior Erikka Burke homered in the opener to move into a tie for second on the school’s...

 

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