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Articles from the August 30, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    August 30, 2017

Library victims 'like family' to city

CLOVIS — The library may never be the same, but the memories of Wanda Walters and Krissie Carter are sure to endure long past the shooting Monday afternoon that killed both librarians and injured fo...

 
 By Scott Jones    Voices    August 30, 2017

Library shooting: 'I heard the gunshots ... too many to count'

My mind is racing and my heart is broken. I don’t really want to talk about what happened, but I want to write down my feelings while they are fresh. On Monday, a young kid entered the Clovis-Carver Public Library where I work and started...

 
 By David Stevens    News    August 30, 2017

Teen to face two first-degree murder charges

CLOVIS — The 16-year-old accused of killing two people and injuring four others when he opened fire Monday at the Clovis-Carver public library will face two first-degree murder charges and more, off... Full story

 

Man came face to face with shooting suspect

CLOVIS — Lupe Aguirre had just watched his wife and stepson walk into the Clovis-Carver Public Library on Monday afternoon. A few minutes later, a family came running out of the building, screaming...

 

Pearce's dollars for 2018 need judge's ruling

We thought a federal court settled it in 1996. Or that the N.M. Secretary of State’s Office did last year. So why is it taking so long to get an answer in 2017? U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, a Republican, has filed a federal lawsuit against New Mexico...

 
 By David Stevens    News    August 30, 2017

High school attendance down following shooting

CLOVIS — Attendance at Clovis High School was sparse on Tuesday amidst a heavy police presence following Monday’s deadly shooting at the city library. School Superintendent Jody Balch said he did not have specific numbers, but estimated maybe hal...

 

Government can't protect you from disaster

Each time there’s some potential calamity on the horizon, I hope people will have learned this truth from history: Government can’t protect you. I am usually disappointed. Whether it’s a hurrica... Full story

 
 By Rube Render    Voices    August 30, 2017

Hopefully, 71 genders are enough

I’m told that it’s possible to select any one of 71 different gender options for use on Facebook. These include asexual, polygender and two-spirit person, whatever that denotes. I don’t know if...

 

Events calendar - Aug. 30

Saturday • American Legion Auxiliary Breakfast — 7 a.m.-11 a.m. at Post 25, 2400 W. Seventh St. Eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, chile, donuts, biscuits, toast, coffee and juice. Cost: $7 adults, $3 children. Information: 575-763-5392 The...

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 30

Today • 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. 30

On this date ... 1962: Curry County Agent Phil Crystal received the distinguished service award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents at the 47th annual meeting of the...

 

Delay in air ambulance not a concern, fire chief says

CLOVIS — It took 30 minutes for the first air ambulance to arrive at Clovis’ hospital after it was summoned on Monday following the deadly shooting at Clovis-Carver Public Library. But Clovis Fire Department Chief Mike Nolen said Tuesday the dela...

 

Jail logs - Aug. 30

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday-Tuesday: Clovis • Tommy Sena, 20, possession of a controlled substance • John Motley, 36, failure to pay fines • Marcelo Arguijo, 44, probation violation • Angelica Vega, 22, failure...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    August 30, 2017

Hobbs edges Clovis boys

CLOVIS — The Hobbs High boys soccer team has opened the season with five consecutive matches decided by one goal. Only the last two haven't gone to double overtime. On Tuesday, the Eagles managed...

 

Vigils scheduled for shooting victims

CLOVIS — A pair of vigils focused on Clovis library shooting victims and their families have been scheduled for this week. The 21st Street Church of Christ in Clovis has planned a prayer vigil for 7 p.m. today. A candlelight vigil is also slated...

 

Cass tabbed second-team All-American

PORTALES — If you ask Kamal Cass about receiving yet another football honor, he’ll probably just shrug and talk about how he hopes his production helps the Eastern New Mexico University football team. That’s how humble the 2014 Clovis graduate...

 

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