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Articles from the October 3, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    October 3, 2017

Juvenile arrested in connection with mass shooting threat

CLOVIS — City police have arrested a juvenile on charges pertaining to a mass shooting threat last week on Clovis High School, according to a news release Monday. An investigation originated the morning of Sept. 25, when CPD was notified around 8...

 

Curry to discuss work week change

CLOVIS — The Curry County Board of Commissioners meets at 9 a.m. today in their chambers at 417 Gidding Street. Among the action items is a proposal to begin a trial period of a four-day work week for the county’s Road Department, wherein most...

 

Portales hopes to update water tanks

PORTALES — The city of Portales is hoping to update its Johnson Hill water storage tanks, with some help from the New Mexico Water Trust Board. City Manager Sammy Standefer said a resolution to file an application for $2.9 million to rehabilitate...

 

Letter to the editor - Oct. 3

Please don’t wait to turn on lights I always enjoy reading Audra Brown’s column about life down on the farm. The headline on Friday’s column caught my attention and got me to thinking. “You might wait to turn wipers on” — yes, that’s...

 

Gallup-area H.S. secretary killed in Vegas shooting

ALBUQUERQUE — A high school secretary from Gallup with family ties to Clovis was among those killed in the mass shooting Sunday night at a Las Vegas, Nev., country music festival. Gallup-McKinley...

 

Events calendar - Oct. 3

Today • Blood drive — 10:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. at ENMRSH, Clovis. Information: 575-625-9743 • Book and babies — 10:30 a.m. for ages 0-3 at Portales Public Library. Book: 123s. Information: 575-356-3940 • Afterschool STEAM — 4:30 p.m. for...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 3

Today • 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...

 

Roosevelt to hear agreement requests

PORTALES — The Roosevelt County Commission will hear requests for three separate agreements at its meeting at 9 a.m. today in the Roosevelt County Courthouse. An agreement with S. Resource Inc. for...

 

Sometimes nature wins over nurture

Sometimes it just happens — a dog is raised with love and tenderness only to develop aggression issues with no logical explanation. Those of the nurture mindset would argue something in the...

 

Pages past - Oct. 3

On this date ... 1967: At a meeting of the Portales Valley Project (PVP), the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation issued a report suggesting that drilling 86 wells in state land in Blackwater Draw "would...

 

Jail logs - Oct. 3

Booked The following were booked into local jails Saturday-Sunday: Clovis • Abel Navarrete, 23, contempt of court • Martin Sigala, 31, breaking and entering • Juan Flores, 19, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Isaac Castillo, 30,...

 

ENMU's Gudgell wins rodeo award

VERNON, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University rodeo team had a strong showing this past weekend at the Vernon College Rodeo. Overall, ENMU finished fifth on the men's side and sixth on the women's side. Junior Wesley Gudgell took home the...

 

ENMU football team ranked in online poll

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University football team (4-1; LSC 3-1) is off to its best start in more than 10 years and is gaining national recognition. A poll at www.CompughterRatings.com lists the Greyhounds as the 23rd-best team in the...

 
 By Zech Lucero    Sports    October 3, 2017

NMAA announces sportsmanship honorees

ALBUQUERQUE — The NMAA Subway Director’s Cup winners were announced Monday afternoon on the New Mexico Activities Association Facebook page. The Subway Director’s Cup is awarded annually to the top New Mexico Activities member schools in each...

 

ENMU women's soccer team shut out

SAN ANGELO, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University Greyhounds soccer team (2-6-2; LSC 1-3) fell in a 3-0 loss against Angelo State (6-1-1; LSC 3-0-1) on Sunday. Angelo State who is ranked seventh in the NCAA division had an early goal in the...

 

Portales working on waterline break

Portales’ Public Works Department has notified city administration that the water department is working on a waterline break on First Street from Avenue A to Avenue F. Water service may be disrupted until the repairs are completed. No initial... Full story

 

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