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Articles from the October 13, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    October 13, 2017

Organizers hope for robust gun show turnout

CLOVIS — Organizers for the semiannual Clovis Gun Show expect a robust attendance at the event this weekend, including turnout from first-timers specifically interested in self-protection. The show is the main local fundraising effort for the...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 13, 2017

Former ENMU prof loses home in California fires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Former Eastern New Mexico University professor Stefan Kiesbye was among the California residents whose life was changed by this week's wildfires. Kiesbye's Santa Rosa home,...

 

Even the poorest no strangers to God

I have had a reader request I write about the following experience again. It has been 35 years ago but I can still recall the man who used to roam the streets of Clovis. Our children named him the...

 

Hymns don't need tinkering

It was none other than the venerable Charles Wesley, writer of hundreds of grand hymns, who in the preface (1779) to one of his hymnals pronounced a word of stern warning against anyone who would...

 

Events calendar - Oct. 13

Today • Gun and knife show — 1 p.m.-7 p.m. at Clovis Civic Center. Admission: $5. Information: 575-760-1379 • Friends of the Library book sale — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 • Props for Cops rally...

 
 By Audra Brown    Voices    October 13, 2017

Fall's my favorite time of year

The weather of choice, to whomever it is that gets to choose in this here desert, seems to be hot, with a chance of getting hotter. For three out of four of the supposed seasons, we just get a...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 13

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....

 

Pages past - Oct. 13

On this date ... 1972: Al Haley, manager of Commonwealth Theaters in Clovis, and Jimmy Self, promotion director for the Hilltop Plaza Shopping Center, were looking over plans for a new entertainment...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 13, 2017

Christian Believers Center to host services for Living Word

CLOVIS — The Living Word Church of God has found a new home for worship services after a fire destroyed the church’s building on Monday. Christian Believers Center at 501 Main St. will host all of Living Word Church of God’s services until its...

 

Jail logs - Oct. 13

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday through Thursday: Clovis • Jenna Herrington, 28, contempt of court, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Jeremy Carver, 20, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge, failure to pay...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    October 13, 2017

Clovis football team not intimidated by Manzano

CLOVIS — Clovis High's football team needs to right the ship, and will try to do so tonight in the choppiest of waters. The Wildcats are looking to halt their recent losing streak at two while...

 
 By Zech Lucero    Sports    October 13, 2017

Regional football preview: District play in full swing

CLOVIS — District play is now in full swing in regional football, with some teams starting it and others in the thick of it. Logan at Melrose, 7 p.m. The defending state champs look to maintain their undefeated season as they host Logan in...

 
 By Zech Lucero    Sports    October 13, 2017

Clovis cross country teams sweep Hobbs meet

HOBBS — The Clovis high school boys and girls cross country teams cruised to first place Thursday afternoon at the Hobbs Invitational. The boys meet consisted of 45 competitors and six teams with Clovis winning big with a score of 22, followed by...

 

Matthews: May be 'done with football' if anthem rules change

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews said Thursday on social media that he would be done with professional football if the National Football League changes rules and forces players to stand for the national anthem....

 

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