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Articles from the September 29, 2016 edition

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Cats look to heal up during bye

Sports editor dnorton@pntonline.com A bye week may be just what the doctor ordered for the Clovis High football team, coming off a hard-hitting game with Lubbock Cooper before starting district play next week with El Dorado at home. With several inju...

 

Lady Cats dispatch Lovington

Staff report LOVINGTON — Sandwiched in between their first two District 2-6A matches, Clovis High’s volleyball team could have been playing the proverbial “trap game” on Thursday. Instead, the Lady Wildcats took care of their business,...

 

Portales needs offensive firepower against Espanola

STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com Following last week’s homecoming loss to Dexter, the Portales Rams look to get back on the winning track as they travel to Espanola Valley tonight to take on the...

 

Goddard hands Portales its first loss of season

STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com After 12 matches, the Portales Rams boys soccer team has finally lost its first game of the season coming by way of a 7-1 home loss against Goddard in one of Portales...

 

Dinner held to recognize senior volunteers

STAFF WRITER kmunz-raper@pntonline.com Staff photo: Kurt Munz-Raper Foster Grandparent Program and Retired Senior Volunteer Program Director Debbie Bowman, left, recognizes FGP volunteer Victoria...

 

Employment opportunities showcased

STAFF WRITER escarbrough@pntonline.com Regardless of their backgrounds or skill sets, everyone flocking Friday afternoon to the Portales Memorial Building shared one common goal: To find employment....

 

Caring for animals still a passion for couple

STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com Regardless of age, a person’s passion will always stay a passion, just like Beth and Glen Bradshaw, who despite being in their 90’s and 80’s, respectively,...

 

To do list — Sept. 30

Saturday • Mini golf fundraiser tournament — 9: 30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. start at Casel-Land Fun Center in Clovis. Entrance fee: $200/4-person team. Proceeds will benefit the food bank. Information: 575-799-9098 Tuesday • Afterschool...

 

Pages past — Sept. 30

On this date ... 1976: The State Environmental Improvement Agency reported it had found significant problems with rats in Clovis, Texico, Portales, Tucumcari and two other New Mexico communities....

 

Today's goals all that matter

Agriculture is a never-ending business. It is an ongoing sequence of sometimes-repeating events that rarely gives you a reprieve. And if you find the breaks too long, you can always find a new facet...

 

Shelburne — Meet Lancelot Andrewes

Lancelot Andrewes. Recognize the name? Probably not. But Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626) was Bishop of Winchester (Church of England), a member of the committee of scholars whose task it was to produce...

 

Wake service welcoming for students, community

STAFF WRITER kmunz-raper@pntonline.com For Eastern New Mexico University students and fellow community members, the weekly service Wake allows them to celebrate their Christian faith in a welcoming en... Full story

 

Senior living community discussed at meeting

STAFF WRITER kmunz-raper@pntonline.com Roosevelt General Hospital board members are exploring the opportunity to build a senior living community by RGH. Scott Buckley, owner of Buckley Consulting Services, presented to board members research on the... Full story

 

Rodriguez: Anaya, Valdez honors overdue

Two of my favorite writers of all time, Rudolfo Anaya and Luis Valdez, were among three Hispanic writers awarded National Medals of Arts/Humanities by President Obama at The White House last week. A...

 

So far, so good for city's app six months in

Staff photo: Douglas Clark Officials said the “Clovis NM Works!” app, which was created to enhance communication between residents and city departments, has been well received since its launch...

 

Friday area prep football capsules — Sept. 30

Texico (0-4) at Capitan (4-1) When: 7 p.m. Last week: The Wolverines had an open date. Capitan posted a 50-0 victory over Clayton. Last meeting: 2015, the Tigers notched a 28-8 win at Texico. Of note: Last week’s bye could prove to be beneficial... Full story

 

Opinion: Taking agriculture a day at a time

Local columnist Agriculture is a never-ending business. It is an ongoing sequence of sometimes-repeating events that rarely gives you a reprieve. And if you find the breaks too long, you can always find a new facet of the business to fill up your...

 

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