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Articles from the June 22, 2017 edition

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 By Anna George    News    June 22, 2017

Buddy Holly fans flock in early

CLOVIS — The annual Clovis Music Festival always attracts Buddy Holly fans. This year, the fans started coming in earlier than usual. Larry Adamson, of Franklin, Tennessee, was in Clovis last week,...

 

Education digest - June 22

ENMU hosting alumni golf tourney Eastern New Mexico University's eighth Alumni Scholarship Golf Tournament is scheduled July 7 at the Santa Ana Golf Course in Santa Ana. The tournament has raised $250,000 in eight years for scholarships. Students...

 

Draggin' Main schedule

Today • Tour of Clovis’ Classic Drive-ups, Weinerschnitzel at 5 p.m. • 50’s Rock! Concert featuring Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison and Ritchie Valens impersonators, Marshall Auditorium at 7 p.m. Friday • Plateau Custom Classic first games, Guy...

 

Red Halliday was one of a kind

Even if she hadn’t been born with auburn hair that earned her the lifelong nickname of “Red,” Lela Jo Halliday would have been considered a colorful character. Barely five months since her...

 

Pages past - June 22

On this date ... 1952: About 1,500 farm families in Roosevelt County "will have telephones in the near future," the Clovis News-Journal reported. Telephone board President Ben McAlister said work on...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 22, 2017

CCC Kids College bringing dinosaurs, space to area youth

CLOVIS — Dinosaurs are coming. Clovis Community College is hosting paleontologists, curators, and astronomy experts to allow Kids College students a Jurassic experience. Today at 9 a.m. at the Children’s Science Museum at CCC, the curator from...

 

Events calendar - June 22

Today • Blooming Talent — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Guest: Clovis zoo. Information: 575-356-3940 • Childrens’ Storyhour — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library for ages 3-6. Information: 575-769-7840 • T-shirt art — 9:30...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    June 22, 2017

Portales officials to remove bicycle license code

PORTALES — An antiquated chapter of the Portales municipal code will not be long for this world, if all goes according to plan. Portales city councilors approved at their Tuesday night meeting a notice of intent to delete a chapter of the...

 

Meetings calendar - June 22

Monday • Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Tuesday • Roosevelt County Land Use Committee — 1 p.m. at Roosevelt County Courthouse, commission room. Public Town Hall...

 

Jail logs - June 22

Booked The following were booked into local jails through Wednesday morning: Clovis • Michael Padilla, 34, assault upon a health-care worker • Arthur Gallegos, 25, driving under the influence • Cesar Mendoza, 23, failure to appear, probation...

 

'Aggravated battery incident' sends at least one to hospital

CLOVIS — Witnesses said at least one person was taken to the Clovis hospital on Wednesday night after what police described as an "aggravated battery incident" near the intersection of Tierra Blanca and Gidding streets. Two cars were towed from...

 

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