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Articles from the May 19, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    May 19, 2017

Nearly 500 to walk stage at CHS graduation

CLOVIS — Nearly 500 students will receive their diploma tonight at the Clovis High School 2017 Wildcat Graduation, an evening celebrating hard work, accomplishment, and the start of a new chapter in life. “I just don’t want to eat the...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    May 19, 2017

Drug Court program clients celebrate

PORTALES — The gift of sobriety is in seeing what one can do for others, and participants in the Portales Adult Drug Court Program were able to recognize the value of that gift Wednesday afternoon....

 

Events calendar - May 19

Today • Clovis High School graduation — 6 p.m. at Curry County Events Center. Information: 575-769-4350 ext. 1006 • Blood drive — 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-625-9743 Saturday • Airmen Ruck March — 7...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    May 19, 2017

Trio of dismissal motions denied in drug sting

PORTALES — District Judge Donna Mowrer has denied a trio of dismissal motions in connection to Roosevelt County Sheriff Malin Parker and a 2016 drug sting. Attorneys for Armando Pena, Antonio Salguero III and Chance Plummer filed separate motions...

 

Meetings calendar - May 19

Monday • Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Tuesday • Clovis Municipal School Board — 5:30 p.m. in CMS board room. Information: 575-769-4300 Wednesday • Public Works...

 

Pioneer Women's Breakfast hosting Cannon guest speaker

CLOVIS — Lt. Col. Diane Sullivan of Cannon Air Force Base will be the guest speaker for the Pioneer Women’s Breakfast, set for 7 a.m. June 2 at the Clovis Civic Center as part of the annual Pioneer Days Celebration. Sullivan’s appearance is...

 
 By Judy Brandon    Voices    May 19, 2017

Keep God in mind when you go into the world

Graduation season is upon us. Graduation speakers, famous and non-famous alike, use phrases in their graduation speeches like “be yourself,” “go for your dreams,” “think big,” “step out...

 

No genuine beauty is ever wasted or lost in God

Well, here we go again. I’m talking about firing up the lawn machines, mowing, trimming, fertilizing, weed-spraying, weed-eating, weed-picking, and the whole nine yards of yard and lawn care....

 
 By Audra Brown    Voices    May 19, 2017

Getting cows for ranch an adventure

What do you need to be a rancher? Land covered in something that the livestock will eat, a well or some way to keep them in water, fences to keep them off the neighbors, a hat to put your feather in...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    May 19, 2017

Students head abroad for Catholic pilgrimage

PORTALES — Three Eastern New Mexico University students are traveling abroad for a Catholic pilgrimage. Maggie Gomez, a new Eastern graduate, her sister, Hannah Gomez, and friend, Monique Martinez, all members of the Thomas More Newman Center...

 

Pages past - May 19

On this date ... 1982: Bob Spencer and Ted Waldhauser had been named co-parade marshals for the upcoming Pioneer Days. Sixty entries for the parade had already been received. 1962: Area residents...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    May 19, 2017

Ruck march commemorates 10 years of mission

CLOVIS - The men and women of Cannon Air Force Base are going 10 miles to mark 10 years. Final touches are being applied to Saturday's Ruck March, which begins 7 a.m. Saturday at the Curry County...

 

Portales police blotter - May 19

Jail log Released Wednesday As of 7 a.m. Thursday • Ryan Chase Aguirri, 31, serve sentence at Department of Corrections • David Austin Jahnke-Garcia, 21, serve sentence at DOC • Clayton James Martinez, 20, other jail Booked Wednesday As of 7...

 

Clovis police blotter - May 19

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for the Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Wednesday • 6:17 a.m.: False imprisonment, 500 block of North Drive • 8:06 a.m., Residential burglary, 1300 block of...

 

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