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Articles from the September 7, 2017 edition

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FBI following Clovis bomb threats

CLOVIS — The Federal Bureau of Investigations is following the spate of telephoned threats of violence hitting Clovis in the past week and is ready to assist local law enforcement as needed, according to a representative of the domestic...

 

No arrests made in homicide

CLOVIS — No arrests had been made late Wednesday afternoon in connection with Clovis’ sixth homicide of the year. Officials said shots were fired at the Clovis Apartments just before 2 a.m. Tuesday. On arrival, police found David McDonald, 30,...

 

Education digest - Sept. 7

CCC nursing program accredited Clovis Community College has announced its nursing program received accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. The ACEN recognizes and supports the interests of nursing education,...

 

Water funds donated to Roosevelt fair

PORTALES — Even the fair needs water. Steve and Janet Mattfeldt, owners of Sun Valley Rides, which provided the Roosevelt County Fair with rides last month, made a $2,500 donation to the cause. The Mattfeldts presented the check to the county fair...

 

Despite threats, business as usual at CCC board

CLOVIS — It was business as usual for the Clovis Community College Board of Trustees at their monthly meeting Wednesday morning, although recent telephoned threats of violence to the college did come up during CCC President Becky Rowley’s present...

 

Collision hospitalizes two women

MELROSE — A collision Tuesday night hospitalized two women, according to a news release from the Curry County sheriff. Deputies responded about 8:30 p.m., soon after the crash occurred five miles east of Melrose on U.S. 60/84. A sheriff’s...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 7

Friday • Randy Rogers, Parker McCollum bands — 6 p.m., Curry County Events Center. Tickets: $30-$60. Information: 575-935-7000 • Blood drive — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Curry County offices. Information: 575-625-9743 • Clovis Quilt Expo — 9...

 

Technology integration keeps expanding

With each passing year, Clovis Municipal Schools has expanded effective integration of technology in the classroom. Through careful planning schools are increasingly expanding access to current...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 7

Today • Portales Library Friends — Noon, Portales Public Library. Speakers are The Eastern New Mexico News Publisher Rob Langrell and Editor David Stevens. Information: 575-356-3940 • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m., North Annex,...

 

Morrison lives dream of directing PHS band

Back in the 1990s, when Kelli Morrison's last name was still Stroud and she played percussion in the Ram Band at Portales High School, she said the band kids hung out at Taco Box after rehearsal. "To...

 

Jail logs - Sept. 7

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday: Clovis • Ricky Morse, 21, failure to appear on felony charge. • Roberta Jones, 58, criminal trespass (unposted), shoplifting (over $100) • Jose Lozano, 62, contempt of court. •...

 

Pages past - Sept. 7

On this date ... 1982: Winners of the Wool Lead Class at the 1982 Curry County Fair included pre-school boy Newlee Hester ("decked out in a beige three-piece suit,") pre-school girl Mandy Helmer...

 

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