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Articles from the October 20, 2017 edition

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 By Kevin Wilson    News    October 20, 2017

CATS seeking computerized upgrade

CLOVIS — Adding fixed routes still looks like it's years down the road for the Clovis Area Transit System. A computerized upgrade, however? Clovis city commissioners seemed to agree it's years...

 

ENMU hosting Big Band Dance

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s Big Band Dance welcomes anyone who wants to dress as a flapper or a sheik from the heyday of jazz ... but it’s not required. In fact, attendees don’t even have to know how to dance to attend. “We...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 20, 2017

Lighthouse Mission celebrating 30 years

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis may be landlocked, but that doesn't mean it has no need for a lighthouse. For 30 years, The Lighthouse Mission has provided food and shelter for the poor and the needy,...

 
 By Audra Brown    Voices    October 20, 2017

Festival 'just the right amount of fun'

There’s a long history of peanuts in this valley. Perhaps the heyday of the goober has come and gone in the Portales Valley, but even so, it is a heritage that is a long, long way from being gone....

 

Events calendar - Oct. 20

Today • Open house — 8 a.m.-noon at newly remodeled Melrose Senior/Community Center, 427 Main Street. Information: 575-253-4261 • Halloween Howwwl softball tournament — 6 p.m.-midnight at Guy Leeder Softball Complex, 14th Street, Clovis. Info...

 

Looking back over year's journey

Wednesday marked one year since our son John Scott went home to be with the Lord. The anticipation of this milestone has weighed heavily on our hearts and minds the whole month of October. Yet, there...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 20

Monday • Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Tuesday • Clovis Municipal Schools Board — 5:30 p.m. at central office board room. Information: 575-769-4300 Thursday • ENM...

 

'Believe' is still the Redeemer's answer

“Then Jesus declared, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.’” — John 6:35 Five little barley loaves and two...

 

Pages past - Oct. 20

On this date ... 1987: A leaky water pipe flooded much of the north half of the Curry County Courthouse, causing an undetermined amount of damage and promising to have computers shut down for at...

 

Jail logs - Oct. 20

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday: Clovis • Ted Lopez, 52, failure to appear on a felony charge • Barry Burch, 42, out of state fugitive, residential burglary, concealing identity • Cutter Belew, 34, probation...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    October 20, 2017

Clovis High football team looks to cast out Demons

CLOVIS — Fitting that the Clovis High football team is playing the Santa Fe Demons tonight. The Wildcats would exorcise several demons with a victory in the capital. If they are indeed able to bag...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    October 20, 2017

Coming off bye, Portales ready for Ruidoso

PORTALES — The Portales Rams are back from their bye week and hope to be fresh and ready to go for the stretch run to end the regular season. Portales will take on Ruidoso tonight at 7 in a 4A...

 

Juarez, Parker named to cross country academic team

RICHARDSON, Texas — West Texas A&M’s Owen Hind and Midwestern State’s Stefanie Blaine claimed top honors Thursday as Lone Star Conference officials announced the league's cross country all-academic awards. Hind was named the LSC Men's Academic...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    October 20, 2017

Boys soccer: Portales nips NMMI

PORTALES — Rams coach Nathan Dodge said last Saturday that if his team could win out, they'd be in the postseason, and thus, give themselves a chance to make a run during the big dance. In two...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    October 20, 2017

Regional football preview: Crunch time on gridiron

PORTALES — The high school football season is winding down for area teams, as some try to make one final playoff push. Everyone is well into district play, and some teams — like Floyd and Dora, will already be playing in their regular season...

 

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