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Articles from the October 4, 2017 edition

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Roosevelt sheriff's office may need new home

PORTALES — The Roosevelt County Sheriff's Department may soon need a new home. Sheriff Malin Parker told County Commissioners at their Tuesday morning meeting about a letter he received from the New...

 

Feds need clear monument plan before acting

The leaked draft of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s recommendations to President Trump on 27 national monuments — including the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument near Las Cruces and the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument west of...

 

Eastern New Mexico News photographer wins national award

The National Newspaper Association has honored Tony Bullocks of The Eastern New Mexico News for a photo from the fatal Clovis library shootings on Aug. 28. Bullocks' image of an injured library...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 4, 2017

Road department soon to be closed Fridays

CLOVIS — The Curry County Road Department will soon be closed Fridays, a change intended to streamline its operations, as approved Tuesday by the Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting. Wit...

 

Car collides with bank

CLOVIS — The PenFed Credit Union on the 100 block of West Llano Estacado Boulevard was closed for about an hour Tuesday after a customer's car collided with the building. A bank employee said their were no injuries or significant property damage....

 

Events calendar - Oct. 4

Today • Preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Book: Donut Miss This. Information: 575-356-3940 Thursday • Preschool story-time — 6 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Book: Donut Miss This. Information: 575-356-3940 •...

 

CCC board to vote on class fees

CLOVIS — The Clovis Community College Board of Trustees will vote on class fees this morning during its regular monthly meeting at 8 a.m. in the CCC Board Room. The fees are associated with the cost of supplies for each class. College President...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 4

Today • Clovis Community College board — 8 a.m. at CCC room 512. Information: 575-769-4001 • ENMU nursing education review — 1 p.m. in the Aztec Room. Information: 575-562-1011 Thursday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. at north...

 

Portales water line ruptured

PORTALES — A Portales water line that broke Tuesday morning was ruptured in the process of searching for another leak, city administration officials said. The break on the corner of South Avenue C and West First Street, which was repaired by...

 

Liberty an unappreciated necessity

It’s a human tragedy that most of us lack real appreciation for life’s necessities. We don’t appreciate things until it’s too late. Water is overlooked until you have to scrounge for every... Full story

 
 By Rube Render    Voices    October 4, 2017

Two players know respect for anthem

One of the things I miss about active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps is the traditional respect accorded the National Ensign. The Colors ceremony is held each morning at 0800. At that time, a bugler...

 

Pages past - Oct. 4

On this date ... 1982: The Clovis High School drill team was on the hunt for 13 five-foot ladders to use for its upcoming performance at the homecoming game between the Clovis Wildcats and the...

 

Jail logs - Oct. 4

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday: Clovis • Jimmy Williams, 57, driving while license suspended or revoked • Gabriela Pena, 19, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Katie Montiel, 25, probation violation, failure to...

 

La Cueva sweeps Clovis

CLOVIS — It didn’t look good early on for Clovis, when it took just under 13 minutes for a loose ball to find La Cueva’s Lexie Keller — and for Keller to find the back of the net. It never ended up worse for Clovis, which didn’t let in...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    October 4, 2017

Santa Fe tops Clovis in five

CLOVIS — Tuesday’s Santa Fe vs. Clovis volleyball match brought a familiar sight — a team dominant in serving and passing, a team slowly grinding its way to victory, building confidence as the...

 

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