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Articles from the May 24, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    May 24, 2017

Baca found guilty

CLOVIS — The bicyclist who shot a Clovis police officer during a traffic stop last summer was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison, following a day-long jury trial. Anthony Baca, 34, was found...

 

Mueller right man for Trump investigation

Some sanity was injected into the political hysteria engulfing Washington, D.C., last week when Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein selected former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to lead an investigation into whether the Trump...

 

Borehole tests abandoned because of budget changes

The U.S. Department of Energy announced Tuesday it is abandoning a test meant to determine whether nuclear waste can be buried far underground. That’s because of changes in budget priorities, the agency said. But the plan’s critics and...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    May 24, 2017

City Hall getting overhaul

CLOVIS — City Hall is getting a new look, and expanding. Renovations for Clovis' city administration buildings have been ongoing since January, beginning with a location at 1221 Mitchell Street,...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    May 24, 2017

Emergency medical services taking on extra training

National Emergency Medical Services Week might be a time for the Clovis and Portales communities to recognize those in the life-saving business, but for local fire departments, it's a time to get in...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    May 24, 2017

School board members hope to decrease student fees

CLOVIS — The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education met Tuesday with hopes to decrease student fees for extracurricular activities coming out of the pockets of parents. “All kids ought to have a right to (these activities),” said CMS...

 

Events calendar - May 24

Thursday • Towel Day — 6 p.m. in Ingram Room at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Bring a towel for fun and games. Snacks welcome. Information: 575-763-9687 • Movie night — 6 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Movie: “Hitchhiker’s Guide...

 

Meetings calendar - May 24

Today • Public Works Committee — 8:30 a.m. in assembly room at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Thursday • Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority — 1 p.m. in Elida. Information: 575-935-4264 Tuesday • Relay for Life...

 

Fire guts cabinet-making business

PORTALES — A structure fire claimed a cabinet-making business south of Portales on Friday night, according to Portales Fire Chief Gary Nuckols. Nuckols said firefighters were called to South Roosevelt Road 6 1/2 and New Mexico 206 at 9:30 p.m....

 
 By Kent McManigal    Voices    May 24, 2017

Personal responsibility not that difficult

Responsibility seems to be in short supply these days. It’s an endangered species; unpopular and under-valued. It doesn’t have to be this way. Being responsible isn’t hard. Don’t hurt anyone...

 
 By Rube Render    Voices    May 24, 2017

Let's review 2016 presidential election

Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld was fond of saying there are known knowns, known unknowns and unknown unknowns. It’s time to review some known knowns about the 2016 presidential...

 

Pages past - May 24

On this date ... 1937: Santa Fe Railway train carloads through Clovis for the previous week totaled 24,097. That was up from 20,195 from the previous year, Santa Fe officials said. A Santa Fe freight...

 

Clovis police blotter - May 24

The following is a sample of calls received by dispatchers for the Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Monday • 6:51 a.m.: Criminal damage, 1200 block of Mitchell Street • 7:01 a.m.: Remove subject, 200 block of Tucker...

 

Portales police blotter - May 24

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Portales fire, police and sheriff: Sunday • 1:02 a.m.: Vehicle theft report, 1500 block South Roosevelt Road 4 • 2:13 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 900 block West 15th Street • 9:42...

 

ENMU honors six for spring academics

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University has named its top student athletes in its spring sports programs. Selected were Ezra Bagwell and Alexis Aguirre from the track and field teams, Susannah Chandler from the softball team, Scott Klein from the...

 

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