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Articles from the May 25, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    May 25, 2017

Resident's stop sign effort halted

CLOVIS — A resident's effort to have stop signs placed at every unmarked intersection in the city was halted early in its tracks Wednesday morning at the Clovis Public Works Committee's regular...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    May 25, 2017

Texico students finishing up fairgrounds sign

TEXICO — Every August, the Texico High ag mechanics program brings some of its finest metal works to the Curry County Fairgrounds and cleans up on county fair awards. This year, the students'...

 

Events calendar - May 25

Today • 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 to th...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    May 25, 2017

Ag officials: Organic certification means additional fee

PORTALES - New Mexico Department of Agriculture officials visited Portales on Tuesday to tell ag producers they will be charged an additional fee for becoming organic certified. NMDA Marketing and...

 

Meetings calendar - May 25

Today • Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority — 1 p.m. in Elida. Information: 575-935-4264 Tuesday • Relay for Life Committee — 5:15 p.m. in Ingram Room at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-714-1925 • Relay for Life...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    May 25, 2017

Local musicians take home awards

ALBUQUERQUE — For Will Banister and the Modern Day Ramblers, performing music is a great way to live. And their country song and album by the same name is a winner, too. "What a Way to Live" took...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    May 25, 2017

Portales councilors approve interim budget

PORTALES — Finance Director Marilyn Rapp presented Portales city councilors with a balanced but uncertain interim budget at their Tuesday night meeting. Rapp said there is a slight reduction in revenue in the city’s general fund for the upcoming...

 

Albuquerque man killed in crash outside Portales

PORTALES — An Albuquerque man was killed in a vehicle crash Tuesday just outside Portales. New Mexico State Police officers investigated a fatal crash involving a semi-tractor trailer and a van, according to a state police press release. The crash...

 

Meetings watch: Roosevelt General Hospital board

Interim Chief Executive Officer Bo Beames participated in his final Roosevelt General Hospital board meeting Tuesday before handing the reins over to new chief executive officer, Kaye Green. Beames said the hospital was welcoming and he is always...

 

Education digest - May 25

CHS students selected for UNM program Three Clovis High School graduates have been admitted to the University of New Mexico’s combined Bachelor of Arts and Medical Degree program. Benjamin Blanco, Mya Grimes and Aaron Sellers Jr. are among three...

 

Dora school news - May 25

BPA students win at national conference The Dora Chapter of Business Professionals of America had three teams qualify for the final round of competition in their events at the National Leadership Conference in Orlando. The Presentation Management...

 

ENMU briefs - May 25

ENMU faculty receive honors Here are recipients of the 2016-17 Presidential Awards for Excellence at Eastern New Mexico University: • Advising: Matthew Barlow Barlow has degrees from the University of New Mexico and the University of North Texas...

 

Dolores Penrod a rebel never lacking a cause

In almost 88 years on this planet, Dolores Penrod has often been a rebel, but never without a cause. Penrod may be best known in eastern New Mexico for founding the Community Services Center in...

 

Summer activities filling up fast

Why do we always find that each year zooms by faster than the last? Here we are, once again, at the conclusion of a flurry of year-end events and activities, celebrating the accomplishments of Clovis...

 

Pages past - May 25

On this date ... 1927: Norman Petty was born in Clovis. He opened a music studio in 1955 on West Seventh Street, attracting rock and roll legends Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison and others. Twenty Billboard...

 

Clovis police blotter - May 25

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for the Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Monday • 6:51 a.m.: Criminal damage up to $1,000, 1200 block of Mitchell Street • 8:48 a.m.: Fraud, 2800 block of...

 

Portales police blotter - May 25

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for the Portales police, Roosevelt County sheriff and area fire stations: Tuesday • 12:26 a.m.: Shots fired, 500 block East Amazon Street • 4:03 a.m.: Ambulance requested, mile marker...

 

Melrose grad Nanez lands Onate boys basketball job

LAS CRUCES — A Melrose High graduate has landed his first head basketball coaching job. Michael Nanez, a 1995 Melrose High grad, was promoted to the top position at Onate High School Wednesday after eight seasons as an assistant — the last three...

 

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