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Articles from the July 27, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    July 27, 2017

Curry County settles civil suit

CLOVIS — Curry County agreed in March to pay out $500,000 in civil damages to family of a mentally ill former jail inmate, according to documents obtained this week by The News. The county released the records in response to a public information...

 
 By David Stevens    News    July 27, 2017

Two jailed in child's death

PORTALES — The operator of a Portales daycare who forgot two children in a hot vehicle discovered them when she went to retrieve paperwork, court records show. Maliyah Jones, 22 months, was...

 
 By David Stevens    News    July 27, 2017

Maliyah known as 'sweetest, happiest, brightest little girl.'

PORTALES — Maliyah Jones was only 22 months old, but she'd already developed an irresistible personality. "She was the sweetest, happiest, brightest little girl," said Janet Bradley, the toddler's...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    July 27, 2017

Accused rapist to remain jailed

PORTALES — A motion to review conditions of release for a Portales man accused of rape has been denied. Roy Brown, 29, is accused of breaking into a woman’s home two miles south of Portales in June 2016 and attacking her as she slept. He is charg...

 

Pages past - July 27

On this date ... 1972: Farwell and Texico were preparing to host their sixth annual Border Town Days celebration. The twin cities on the Texas-New Mexico border had planned a "big parade, old-timers...

 

Meetings calendar - July 27

Today • Roosevelt County Commission — 1 p.m. special meeting in commission room at county courthouse. Information: 575-356-5307 • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. special meeting at county offices, Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 • Older...

 

Events calendar - July 27

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 • Summer wrap-up party — 9:30 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Activities,...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    July 27, 2017

Portales fiscal budget gets funding boost

PORTALES — Finance Director Marilyn Rapp informed the Portales City Council of several key changes to the city’s final 2017-2018 budget at its meeting Tuesday night. The city’s fire fund was increased by $48,505 from the state, raising the fina...

 

Youth exchange 'chance of a lifetime' for student

By the time Samantha Bartl’s Portales High School classmates begin their junior year on Aug. 11, she will be more than 5,000 miles away, exploring the Scandinavian country that gave the world Hans...

 

Clovis jail logs - July 27

Booked The following were booked into local jails through Tuesday morning: • Nicky Lopez, 33, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Keantre Ivenson, 20, contempt of court • Sergio Chacon, 29, probation violation • Jimmy Aranda, 32,...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    July 27, 2017

Clovis trio helps North claim 36-0 win

CLOVIS — The hardest thing for the Clovis trio in the Class 5A/6A North-South All-Star Game might have been figuring out how Clovis is considered the North. The football turned out to be quite easy, as Fernando Acosta, Tyrell Clewis and Roper...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    July 27, 2017

Melrose's Roybal wins state athletic director award

ALBUQUERQUE — The Melrose Buffaloes have been doing a lot of winning over the last few seasons, including a historic 2015-16 campaign when they won five state championships. Dickie Roybal got the latest win. He was named the New Mexico High School...

 

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