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Articles from the August 22, 2017 edition

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 By Alexis Griffee    News    August 22, 2017

Locals turn out to witness eclipse

The clouds got in the way, but eastern New Mexico residents on Monday were at least able to experience the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in most of our lifetimes. Since the last one was...

 

Capital improvement plan on Portales agenda

PORTALES — Presentation and adoption of a resolution concerning Portales' 2019-2023 Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan is on the agenda for tonight's Portales City Council meeting. The meeting is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. at 200 E. Seventh...

 

Clovis school board to discuss fieldhouse name

CLOVIS — Eric Roanhaus spent 39 seasons coaching Clovis High School football. His name may be associated with the program for many more years. School Superintendent Jody Balch is set to recommend naming the Clovis High fieldhouse — or the field...

 

Events calendar - Aug. 22

Thursday • Blood drive — 10 a.m.-2:15 p.m. at Clovis Community College. Information: 575-625-9743 Friday • High Plains 42 domino championship tournament — 7 p.m. at Texico Senior Center, 211 N. Griffin. 6 p.m. registration, $30 per team....

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 22

Today • Friends of the Library — 11 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-763-9687 • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at Memorial Building. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 • Clovis Municipal School...

 

Lots of lessons to be learned from children

From fairy tales to cartoons, for centuries, make-believe has been the preferred method of capturing the attention of children and critters have been the stars. Dressed in clothes, walking on two legs...

 

Pages past - Aug. 22

On this date ... 1972: Curry County Extension Agent Billy Dictson conducted a workshop at the fairgrounds for young livestock exhibitors and 4-H members on the clipping and grooming of fair exhibit...

 

Jail logs - Aug. 22

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday-Monday: Clovis • Shaun Paul Acy, 28, concealing identity, failure to pay fines • Kaitlyn Jan Arington, 24, failure to appear on a felony charge (conspiracy) • Katie Barber, 27,...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    August 22, 2017

Rams have high hopes despite attrition

PORTALES — Graduation losses notwithstanding, the Portales High boys soccer team hopes to build off its first winning season since 2012 this fall. The Rams graduated eight players, including six starters, from a team which finished 15-4-1 overall...

 

ENMU men tabbed for sixth in Heartland

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico's men's soccer team is tapped to finish its second season in the Heartland Conference in the same position it ended its first. The Greyhounds are predicted to finish...

 

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