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Articles from the June 29, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    June 29, 2017

Curry jail renovation advances

CLOVIS — The project to expand and renovate the Curry County Adult Detention Center advanced one step further Wednesday during the regular commission meeting. Curry County commissioners approved...

 

Events calendar - June 29

Today • Steven Gamble retirement reception — 2 p.m. at Campus Union Building, Eastern New Mexico University. Information: 575-562-1011 • Blooming Talent — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Guest: Garden Source Nursery. Information: 575-3...

 

Meetings calendar - June 29

Today • Roosevelt County Land Use Committee — 5 p.m. at Floyd Community Center. Public Town Hall meetings regarding land use plans. Information: 575-356-5307 This calendar is a daily listing of area public meetings. To place an item on the...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    June 29, 2017

Hospital CEO proposes board retreat

PORTALES — Roosevelt General Hospital administration reported making strides toward improving the hospital’s quality during its Tuesday board of trustees meeting. Newly appointed CEO Kaye Green proposed to the board a “retreat” at which the...

 

Coffee Bistro relocating across town

CLOVIS — Coffee Bistro has relocated across town in Clovis, gaining 1,800 square feet and a larger menu, according to the owner. Coffee Bistro Owner Kerry Walsh said their previous location on North Prince was sold, forcing them to relocate after...

 

Scuba diving 'an awful lot of fun'

Every six weeks or so — or anytime he talk someone into joining him — Greg Senn straps on and wriggles into about 75 pounds of gear, “staggers over” to a body of water, and falls in. On...

 

Pages past - June 29

On this date ... 1972: Sports headlines in the Clovis News-Journal: • Hank Aaron passes Lou Gehrig on RBI list • White Sox hand Vida Blue, Oakland A's, 6-3 setback • Benefit sale set to buy CHS...

 
 By Anna George    News    June 29, 2017

Rock hunts rocking area

A local Facebook page promoting the painting, hiding and finding of rocks recently hit 7,600 users from all across the nation. Jill Foster McCall of Olton, Texas, one of three sisters who started the Tex New Mex Rocks page, said she got the idea...

 
 By Anna George    News    June 29, 2017

Local law enforcement weighs in on opioids

Although larger cities nationwide have recently been approaching opioid addiction as a disease rather than a crime in an approach called “do no harm,” rural areas such as Clovis and Portales take a different stance to opioid use. The new...

 

Jail logs - June 29

Booked The following were booked into local jails through Wednesday morning: Clovis • Jennifer Reneia, 33, concealing identity, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance • Contezza Bonney, 25, aggravated driving...

 

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