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Articles from the May 6, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    May 6, 2017

Motion denied

CLOVIS - The Clovis man sentenced in March to nearly 60 years in prison was denied a motion Friday to withdraw his guilty plea. Aaron Morrisette, 32, pleaded guilty March 21 to four felony charges per...

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 6, 2017

Deserving honor

CLOVIS - An Army Green Beret assigned to Cannon Air Force Base was awarded a Purple Heart Friday afternoon, more than 10 years after sustaining the injury while on tour in Iraq. Master Sgt. Justin...

 
 News    May 6, 2017

70 tutors involved in summer reading program

PORTALES - Literacy was the message emphasized by DeAnna Davis of Building Communities that Support Children's Reading on Thursday as she shared her programs initiative with members of Friends of the...

 
 News    May 6, 2017

Events calendar - May 6

Today • Mud Volleyball tournament — 9 a.m. at ENMU. Information: 575-356-1011 • Great American Cleanup — 8 a.m. at Parks and Recreation building, Fifth and Sycamore Streets, Clovis. Information: 575-763-3435 Tuesday • Nonagenarian Tea — 2...

 
 By Pages past    News    May 6, 2017

Pages past - May 6

On this date 1987: Area music lovers gathered to discuss hosting a festival focused on Clovis’ Norman Petty Studios. “The festival would bring to life a Norman Petty and Buddy Holly celebration an...

 
 News    May 6, 2017

Clovis police blotter - May 6

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Thursday • 8:25 a.m.: Contempt of court, 800 block of Mitchell Street • 8:20 a.m.: Larceny, 100 block of Buccaneer Loop ...

 
 News    May 6, 2017

Portales police blotter - May 6

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Thursday • 10:05 a.m.: Trespass report, 1300 block South Avenue F • 11:31 a.m.: Child abuse, walk in • 12:52 p.m.: Larceny, 100 block West Olive Street • 1:46 p.m.:...

 

Hounds keep LSC tourney hopes alive

ODESSA, Texas — One down, three to go for Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team. Needing a four-game sweep of Texas-Permian Basin to qualify for next week’s Lone Star Conference tournament, the Greyhounds rode a 15-hit attack — much...

 

PHS bows to NMMI in state tennis quarterfinals

ALBUQUERQUE — District rival New Mexico Military made Portales’ stay in the state Class 1-4A girls team tennis tournament a short one on Friday, handing the Lady Rams a 6-3 setback in a quarterfinal match at Academy H.S. The Lady Colts, seeded...

 

Vixens grab early lead in 2A state track

ALBUQUERQUE — Fort Sumner got its bid for an 11th consecutive small-school girls state track title off to a solid start on Friday, grabbing a four-point lead over Logan after three events in Class 2A state competition at the University of New...

 
 By David Norton    Sports    May 6, 2017

Rams roll to victory in series opener

PORTALES - It took several innings, but the Portales baseball team finally started connecting from the plate and turned in a dominating shutout performance against Santa Fe Indian Friday during the...

 

Lady Rams end regular season with pair of 11-10 come-from-behind wins

PORTALES — Falling behind early, the Lady Rams overcame a five run deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning to pull out a Game 1 District 4-4A win over Hope Christian on Friday 11-10. Portales...

 

Baseball Cats drop heartbreaker in state series opener

LAS CRUCES — Clovis High lost a heartbreaker in Friday’s Class 6A round-of-16, best-of-3 series opener at Centennial. Junior Pena pitched 6 1/3 innings for Centennial, then made a bases-loaded diving catch in center field to end the game and...

 

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