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Articles from the October 12, 2017 edition

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 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 12, 2017

Squirrels making home at Hillcrest

CLOVIS — Hillcrest Park has seen a wide variety of animals since the zoo opened in the 1930s. Now there's a new attraction in the trees, around the golf course and near the dog park outside the...

 

New classroom named for educator

PORTALES — A former Portales Municipal Schools Board of Education member’s long record of service was written into the history books Tuesday evening. Portales High School’s new home economics classroom was named the Mary Lou Rowley Family and...

 

Boy Scouts to let girls in some programs

Embracing a historic change, the Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new program for older girls using the same...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 12, 2017

Two Clovis residents to take part in honor flight

CLOVIS — Two Clovis residents will be among a group of veterans who depart from Lubbock on Friday bound for Washington, D.C., as part of the 2017 Texas South Plains Honor Flight. Dale Hensley and Earl Robinson, along with about 90 other veterans, w...

 

School officials week help identifying suspected vandal

CLOVIS — School officials were seeking public help Wednesday in identifying an individual they believe responsible for up to $2,000 in property damage Tuesday night at Clovis High School. Security footage shows a young man behind the CHS gymnasium...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 12, 2017

Bands start season on high note

CLOVIS — It's already a winning season for the respective marching bands of Clovis and Portales high schools. Both bands emerged victorious from marching contests Saturday in Texas, with CHS band ta...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 12, 2017

DA: Threatening teen back on social media

CLOVIS — The teenager charged with posting mass shooting threats against local schools last month remained in her parents’ custody this week in spite of prosecutorial allegations she violated court orders to stay off social media. District...

 

Events calendar - Oct. 12

Today • Preschool story-time — 6 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Book: Donut Miss This. Information: 575-356-3940 • Tween program — 4:30 p.m. for ages 9-12 at Portales Public Library. Throwback Thursday: Board games. Information:...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 12

Tuesday • Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee — Noon at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, Portales. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m....

 

Clovis schools ramping up drama

Expect more drama in our schools this year than in the past. Happily, it’s the good kind. Among our 11 elementary schools is the Arts Academy at Bella Vista, an arts-infused K-5 magnet school whose...

 

Pages past - Oct. 12

On this date ... 1972: Democrat John Clemmons of Kenna announced the addition of two ranchers to the team aiding in his effort to be elected as state representative for District 63 (Curry, Roosevelt,...

 

Hit Portales for whilwind weekend of events

This is the kind of weekend where — if you play your cards right — you can score end-of-season veggies, eat a bratwurst for a good cause, round-up cheap reads, hear breath-taking choral and wind...

 

Jail logs - Oct. 12

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday: Clovis • Pedro Ybarra, 25, false imprisonment, aggravated battery on a household member, criminal damage to the property of a household member • Eric Montano-Romero, 20, aggravated...

 

ENMU's Camarillo named LSC Defensive Player of the Week

PORTALES — Last week, the Eastern New Mexico University women's soccer team registered a pair of exceptional performances. Junior goalkeeper Alejandra Camarillo was a key to those performances as th...

 

Yankees top Indians, advance to ALCS

CLEVELAND — Didi Gregorius, following in the October footprints left by Derek Jeter, homered twice off Corey Kluber as the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 in Game 5 on Wednesday night to complete their comeback from a 2-0 deficit...

 

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