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Articles from the July 23, 2017 edition

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Our People: Event manager's living the dream

Ruby Santos was born and raised in Sacramento, California. She graduated in 2016 after completing her studies at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. There, she also met her husband, Colin...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    July 23, 2017

Cool summer nights were great for kicking cans

Summer nights are special nights when you’re young. Regular school night bedtimes are suspended and the neighborhood gang can regroup after supper and look for even more mischief. Our favorite...

 

Senior calendar - July 23

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. and noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. exercise equipment, 6...

 

See techniques for decorating your cupcakes

Information on ridding your house of a snake, decorating cakes and cupcakes, and creating “green” decor will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on...

 

Time to shop for back to school

We have just a few weeks left until it's back to school time. Whether it's an exciting or dreadful time for tasks and students, parents and school staff alike are preparing for school to be in...

 

American falls in regional LL softball opener

ALBUQUERQUE — One bad inning did in the Clovis American Junior All-Stars on Saturday. Texas East representative Sinton LL of Corpus Christi scored nine times in the top of the second and went on to a 10-0 first-round victory over American in the...

 
 By David Grieder    News    July 23, 2017

Ethnic Fair entertaining

CLOVIS — "The party's over here!" said Selmus Price, recognizing Mary Carrier for her raffle win at Saturday's 2017 Ethnic Fair in Hillcrest Park. The prize: a 40-pound block of cheese, one of two...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    July 23, 2017

Commission on Older Adults seeks input on new facility

CLOVIS — Clovis' older adults are looking for a new place to call home. The Clovis Commission on Older Adults (CCOA) is holding a series of public meetings to get input regarding a future new or...

 
 By Alexis Griffee    News    July 23, 2017

Animal Task Force votes 5-2 to allow backyard chickens

CLOVIS — Poultry enthusiasts find themselves one step closer to bringing backyard chickens to Clovis. Members at Wednesday night’s Animal Control Task Force meeting voted 5-2 to forward an ordinance dealing with the animals to the Clovis City...

 

Local roundup - July 23

Officials seek input on projects CLOVIS — Curry County invites residents to provide input on projects and purchases to include in the county’s Infrastructure and Capital Improvement Plan, according to a press release. ICIP projects can include...

 

Pages past - July 23

On this date ... 1972: A three-striped inhabitant of Cannon Air Force Base tried to gain unauthorized access to the 32nd Air Division Headquarters. Usually the security team would be called but this time a different type of specialist was needed -an...

 

Meetings calendar - July 23

Tuesday • Clovis Municipal Schools Board — 5:30 p.m. in school district board room. Information: 575-769-4300 • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Memorial Building. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 • Older...

 

Events calendar - July 23

Today • New Legacy Project concert — 7 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Texico. Admission: Offering/donation. Information: 800-482-5659 Monday • Movie Monday — 12:45 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Movie: “Fantastic Beast and Whe...

 

Campaign laws will improve with judicial guidance

Whom should government protect: A.) Voters who deserve to know who is shelling out cash to get someone elected, or B.) Campaign contributors who shell out big money in secret to get someone elected? New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Olive...

 
 By Wendel Sloan    Voices    July 23, 2017

Friends worth fighting in war for

Former Clovis resident Ian Cooke’s experiences as a 19-year-old “tunnel rat” in Vietnam reminded me of my distant brush with the war. When the North overran the South , I was a Navy electronic...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Voices    July 23, 2017

Parole board got it right with O.J.

The $100 problem circulates on social media every few weeks, and invariably somebody gets it wrong. A woman swipes a $100 bill from a store’s register. Confident she has not been caught, she returns to the store and selects $70 in merchandise. She...

 
 By Rob Langrell    Voices    July 23, 2017

A tale of two airport arrests

While vacationing on the East Coast earlier this month, I heard an interesting news item about a man who had tried to carry a gun onto a plane. The gentleman worked for the taxpayers and was...

 
 By David Grieder    News    July 23, 2017

Group protests recent ICE tactics

CLOVIS — A statewide immigrant rights group has spoken out on reports of “horrible tactics” implemented last week by federal agents in Clovis, voicing concern for the “ripple effects” of disrupting the social and economic fabric of...

 

Jaden Martinez out of soap box derby nationals

AKRON, Ohio — Jaden Martinez’ run in the All-American Soap Box Derby ended quickly Saturday morning, but the Clovis 12-year-old got a lifetime worth of memories in Akron and neighboring areas. Martinez — Clovis’ representative in the...

 

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