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Portales tire shop celebrating 80 years

PORTALES — A Portales staple will celebrate 80 years of building relationships within the community on Aug. 19. Auto parts retailer and tire shop C&S, Inc. will be celebrating its anniversary by inviting the community to the store from noon to 4 p....

 
 By David Grieder    News    August 8, 2017

Burglary suspect turns self in

CLOVIS — A suspect in the alleged armed burglary of a Clovis home last month turned himself in this weekend, according to police. Skylar Romero, 21, was at large for over two weeks following the...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    August 8, 2017

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: Clovis starting anew

CLOVIS — The first day of Clovis High School volleyball tryouts brought much of the old and much of the new for coach Ruth Chavez. First, the old: Chavez spent 29 seasons coaching the Portales...

 

Events calendar - Aug. 8

Today • Quilters Tuesday — 6 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Project: Curvaceous table runner. Information: 575-763-9687 • Back-to-school immunization clinic — 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at Clovis Public Health Office, 1216...

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 8

Today • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Memorial Building. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 • Water Policy Advisory Committee — 1 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Wednesday • Planning and...

 

Financial assistance presentation on EPCOG agenda

CLOVIS — The Eastern Plains Council of Governments is scheduled to hold its August Board of Directors meeting 10 a.m. today at 418 North Main Street. On the agenda is a presentation on New Mexico Finance Authority Programs by Carmella Manzari and...

 

Capital wishlist draft to be presented at Portales meeting

PORTALES — A draft of Portales’ improvements wishlist is scheduled to be presented at today’s city council meeting at 6 p.m. in the Memorial Building. The Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan for 2019-2023 has been compiled by staff and a...

 

Pets leaving carbon pawprint

With all the things dogs and cats need, there’s no question pets cost their owners. But with increases in pet ownership, there may be larger costs for the environment and ultimately humanity....

 

Pages past - Aug. 8

On this date ... 1957: A Clovis railroad engineer brought his speeding passenger-filled steamliner to a near halt before it struck 20 tons of rock near Belen. He was credited with averting disaster...

 

Jail logs - Aug. 8

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday-Sunday: Clovis • Chandler Lucero-Hutchinson, 22, failure to pay fines • Casey Peacock, 43, aggravated driving while under the influence • Jeffery Roberts, 46, aggravated driving while...

 

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