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 By David Grieder    News    July 20, 2017

City schedules third closed-door meeting

CLOVIS — The city is scheduled to hold its third closed-doors executive session in as many weeks, this one in advance of its regular City Commission meeting tonight. City officials reported no action following the previous two sessions. The second...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    July 20, 2017

Portales resource officer talks experience, lessons learned

PORTALES — The Portales Municipal School District's school resource officer has learned some lessons of his own while acting as teacher and counselor for students. Going into his second year in the...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    July 20, 2017

School districts filling in the gaps

It is prime time for new hires in education. As the new school year fast approaches, districts across the region are hiring new administrators, many of whom are moving from within their district to new positions. • Clovis At Clovis Municipal...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    July 20, 2017

Stuff the Bus event under way

Before it's time to stuff school busses with students, the United Way of Eastern New Mexico, 211 and area businesses are working to "Stuff the Bus" with school supplies for students in Portales and...

 

Tax board recommends $67,342 for CCC, zoo, others

CLOVIS — The Lodger's Tax Advisory Board recommended $67,342 Tuesday from $114,842 in funds requested by various community entities for promoting tourism dollars in the city. The board came in well...

 
 By David Grieder    News    July 20, 2017

Clovis airport manager resigns

CLOVIS — Airport Manager Kyle Berkshire turned in his letter of resignation Monday, saying it was time for him to “go a different direction.” Berkshire’s resignation is effective Aug. 4, and he said he will take the month following to conside...

 

Water line work to go extra day

PORTALES — Water line improvements this week in Portales will continue an extra day, according to city officials. Portales city administration has been notified the intersection of Globe and Chicago will remain closed through Saturday due to...

 

We Love Portales project shares blessings

If someone presses a cup of coffee into your hands this weekend, stops by your business with complimentary doughnuts, or washes your car but flat-out refuses any money for it, you may have...

 

Events calendar - July 20

Today • Childrens’ Storyhour — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library for ages 3-6. Theme: Let’s get ready for Shark Week. Information: 575-769-7840 • Closing party — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Event to wrap up summer....

 

Pages past - July 20

On this date ... 1962: The Clovis Zoo gained a new prickly friend from Cannon Air Force Base. Some unidentified airmen donated a porcupine to the zoo after trapping it on base. The airmen discovered...

 

Meetings calendar - July 20

Today • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. in North Annex of Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7828 • Curry County Health Council — 3 p.m. at commission room in Curry County Complex, Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 Monday...

 

Jail logs - July 20

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday-Wednesday: Clovis • Bobby Sena, 50, theft of identity, forgery, fraud, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Jonathan Romero, 22, child abuse (no death or great bodily harm),...

 

ENMU rodeo coach honored

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University rodeo coach Albert Flinn was honored by the Sixx Shooter Gallery in Fort Sumner Friday. He was one of four honored as part of the gallery’s annual Billy the Kid Legend Day celebration. Since becoming...

 

CHS football ticket sales start July 31

CLOVIS — Reserved seats for the 2017 Clovis High School football regular season will go on sale July 31, according to a release from the school athletic department. Anybody who had a reserved seat during the 2016 season has until Aug. 17 to renew...

 

Fontenot tournament set for next week

CLOVIS — The annual Tyler Fontenot “It’s All Good” memorial golf tournament will be held July 27 at Colonial Park Golf Course. Check-in for the four-person scramble will begin at 4:30 p.m. with tee-off to start at 5:30 p.m. Food will be...

 

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