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Articles from the October 11, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    October 11, 2017

Officials share water feedback

CLOVIS — After six months of initial development, four town hall meetings and a bombardment of questions, the city's plan to protect and shore up water resources in the coming decades advanced just...

 

Try to make the world a better place

People are always wanting to know the meaning of life. There is probably more than one, but a very good one is: Make your world a little better every day. You don’t have to think big. Start where yo...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 11, 2017

Church members still counting blessings

CLOVIS — In the immediate aftermath of a disastrous fire Monday morning, members of Living Word Church of God said they are still counting their blessings. “We might have felt a little discouraged (Monday), but we’re not discouraged today,”...

 

Heinrich staff to hold office hours

CLOVIS — Staff representing U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-New Mexico, will be in Clovis and Tucumcari this week to answer questions about Social Security benefits, Medicare, immigration, veterans benefits, student loans and other federal programs....

 

Proposed tax cuts will help in long run

It’s important that Congress come to terms on a meaningful tax-cut package that also simplifies the system. President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are calling for a package of tax cuts that are, in fact, needed to make America more...

 

Seminar focuses on government contracts

CLOVIS — If you want to do business with the government, Thursday’s “Contract Ready” workshop may be for you. The New Mexico Small Business Development Center’s workshop is set for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Clovis Community College in room 101....

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    October 11, 2017

Former Tucumcari fire chief facing eight felony counts

TUCUMCARI — Former Tucumcari Fire Chief Shane Warner, 41, is facing eight felony counts, including allegations of sexual penetration in commission of a felony, Quay County magistrate court records...

 

Portales bar sells package liquor license

PORTALES — A Portales bar has sold its package liquor license to the city's new grocery store for an undisclosed amount. An application for a transfer of ownership and location for a license from...

 

Events calendar - Oct. 11

Today • Preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Activity: Firehouse Fun (field trip to fire station.) Information: 575-356-3940 • Tween program — 4:30 p.m. for ages 9-12 at Portales Public Library. Activity: Xbox One...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 11

Today • Planning and Zoning Committee — 3 p.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Eastern Plains Council of Governments — 10 a.m. at 418 N. Main Street, Clovis. Information: 575-762-7714 • Portales MainStreet Board — 5:30...

 
 By Rube Render    Voices    October 11, 2017

Biggest Dem supporter is Hollywood

According to Wikipedia, “Harvey Weinstein is an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known as co-founder of Miramax, which produced several popular independent films includin...

 

Jail logs - Oct. 11

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday: Clovis • Luis Salinas, 37, driving under the influence of drugs, no proof of insurance, no drivers license • Pedro Ybarra, 25, aggravated battery on a household member, false...

 

Pages past - Oct. 11

On this date ... 1987: Judy Abernathy, food service director for the Clovis schools, released a list of the foods that had been prepared by her staff for the 1986-87 school year. It included 50 tons...

 

Volleyball roundup: Clovis swept, Texico tops Elida

ALBUQUERQUE — The La Cueva Bears are back to a winning streak. The Clovis Wildcats are still trying to end a losing skid. The host Bears got stronger as Tuesday night went on and scored a 25-20, 25-18, 25-9 District 2-6A sweep over the Wildcats. It...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    October 11, 2017

Manzano tops Clovis with Hernandez dominance

CLOVIS — The stakes of Tuesday's Manzano-Clovis high school boys soccer game were clear for the Wildcats. They began the night at 3-3 in District 2-6A play, so a victory would put them back on the...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    October 11, 2017

Portales crushes Ruidoso in 4-4A opener

PORTALES — The Portales Rams ran away with their 4A District 4 volleyball opener on Tuesday night, sweeping the Ruidoso Warriors in three sets. Portales won 25-8, 25-7 and 25-7 to improve to 6-1 at...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    October 11, 2017

Rams top Alacranes, 2-1

PORTALES — Despite being unfamiliar with Santa Fe's Tierra Encantada Charter Academy in Tuesday's boys soccer matchup, the host Portales High had a solid showing, as Andrew Villegas' second-half...

 

Local briefs, Oct. 11

Club v-ball meeting set for Oct. 22 A meeting is scheduled for anybody interested in coaching a club volleyball team. The meeting will be 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Aucutt’s Paint Store, 2000 Mitchell St. Club volleyball is for girls entering grades 7-12...

 

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