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Articles from the August 29, 2017 edition

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 By David Stevens    News    August 29, 2017

Two dead in library shooting, shooter in custody

CLOVIS — "Run!," he yelled. "Why aren't you running? I'm shooting at you! Run!" Lisa Baird said she was maybe 20 feet from the young man shouting the words as he opened fire in the Clovis-Carver...

 
 By David Grieder    News    August 29, 2017

Exchange program at CHS means teachers, too

CLOVIS — With an ongoing need for teachers, Clovis schools have doubled down this year on a different kind of cultural exchange program. It started in 2015 with the recruitment of three teachers on...

 
 By David Stevens    News    August 29, 2017

Pastor: Teen was suicidal

CLOVIS — The teenage boy accused in the deadly shooting at Clovis' public library had been in trouble at school, had recently contemplated suicide and had "anxiety attacks" that resulted in his...

 

Line break far from city's first

PORTALES — A break in a water line that left most of Portales without running water for over 12 hours Saturday isn't the first of its kind, according to city officials. The break, which originated...

 

Events calendar - Aug. 29

Today • Page Turners book club — 6:30 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-763-9687 • Blood drive — 1 p.m.-5 p.m. at Roosevelt General Hospital. Information: 575-625-9743 Wednesday • Toddler Time — 10 a.m. at...

 

Dog days in August? Sounds quite accurate

From the lazy pooch on the couch to the purring cat in the windowsill and all the feathers, scales and fur in-between, pets are an integral part of the modern household and are increasingly viewed as...

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 29

Wednesday • Public Works Committee — 8:30 a.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 This calendar is a daily listing of area public meetings. To place an item on the calendar, call the newsroom at 575-763-6991 or e-mail:...

 

Pages past - Aug. 29

On this date ... 1992: Locals were busy helping in the relief effort for Hurricane Andrew a few days after it slammed into the Florida panhandle. Ernie Kos, director of the United Way in Clovis,...

 

Jail logs - Aug. 29

Booked The following were booked into local jails Saturday-Sunday: Clovis • Casey Samuel Thomas, 35, concealing identity, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance (felony narcotic drug) • Anday Ramirez, 28, driving...

 

Community joins hands in prayer following shooting

CLOVIS — People deal with tragedy in a variety of ways, but for several members of Kingswood United Methodist Church, help from a higher power was needed. After two people were killed and four were...

 

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