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Articles from the September 29, 2017 edition

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You might wait to turn wipers on

Rain and fog and misty September mornings are more than welcome on the desert Plains. You won’t find me complaining about the moisture, but you might find me voicing some disappointment about the...

 

Students sample mobile workout trailer

CLOVIS — When you think of the United States Army, fun and games is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But that was the case at Clovis High School Sept. 22 when Staff Sgt. Damian...

 

Hugh Hefner, founder of Playboy, dies

Understanding Playboy-in-Chief Hugh Hefner's revered — and reviled — lifestyle was often just a question or two away. The iconoclastic publishing mogul, who died Wednesday at 91, was an open book...

 

Woman arrested following standoff

CLOVIS — A five-hour standoff with Clovis police ended about 9 p.m. Wednesday with one arrest but no injuries. A news release from Clovis police showed Maria Martinez, 60, was arrested at 8:46 p.m., charged with negligent use of a deadly weapon...

 

Pages past - Sept. 29

On this date ... 1982: Rosli Hussein, a 22-year-old freshman at Eastern New Mexico University “just off the plane from Malaysia” was making a name for himself as the new placekicker for the Greyhound football team. Hussein, who had never even...

 

Public record - Sept. 29

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records through Wednesday at the Curry County Clerk’s Office: • James Brian Laquerre II, 34, to Christina Kay Montney, 36, both of Clovis • Zachary Paul Denecke, 24, of Alamogordo, to...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 29

Today • Artist reception — 5 p.m. for Christopher D. Rabb, painter, at Eastern New Mexico University art and anthropology building. Admission: Free. Information: 575-562-1011 • Fifth Fridays — 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at downtown Portales....

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 29

Tuesday • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Portales Memorial Building. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m. in commission room at county courthouse. Information: 575-356-5307...

 

Jail log - Sept. 29

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday-Thursday Clovis • Richard Griego, 39, failure to appear at time and place stated in citation • Tia Osby, 19, bribery of a witness (threats) • Danthone Egbert, 21, receiving /...

 

Local roundup - Sept. 29

Public asked to take precautions With 27 cases of West Nile virus confirmed in New Mexico this year — including one in Roosevelt County — residents were asked Thursday to take precautions to prevent the disease from spreading. In a press release...

 

Jesus sacrificed as scapegoat for us all

I read an interesting example this past week and the author was discussing politics. His point was that the government was the scapegoat for all the problems we have in society today. In other words,...

 

Love people, be satisfied with your work

Surely everyone who spent much time growing up in the western world in the 20th century knows a universal law that is almost as time-tested as the law of gravity. It is this: Thou shalt not throw out...

 

Texas-Permian Basin blanks ENMU men

ODESSA, Texas — Brandon Lee scored twice, including a goal just 14 minutes into the game, and the Falcons needed little else in posting a 4-0 win over Eastern New Mexico in Thursday night’s Heartland Conference matchup. Esai Cortez and Stefan Fa...

 

Regional football preview: Dora faces tough task on road

CLOVIS — The 2017 football season has hit its midpoint. Some are looking to stay unbeaten, others are looking to break into the win column and everybody wants the W column to go up by one. Dora at Melrose, 7 p.m. With Dora (3-1) coming off of a...

 

Rams set for Socorro

PORTALES — The Portales Rams will face an interesting challenge when they come back home to face the Socorro Warriors on Friday night. The Rams have not faced the Warriors since 2007, when Portales knocked off Socorro in the first round of the 3A p...

 

Wildcats facing similar Pirate squad

CLOVIS — When the Clovis football team lines up against Cooper High in Lubbock, Texas tonight, the Wildcats might think they're looking in the mirror. Not as far as uniforms go, but with regard to...

 

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