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Articles from the October 24, 2017 edition

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Kids Fishing Clinic set for Nov. 4

Fishing, learning, and maybe even some family fun — the 25th annual Kids Fishing Clinic at Oasis State Park hopes to show attendees all that and more. Running from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 4, the clinic invites children ages 6 to 17 (and their...

 

Events calendar - Oct. 24

Today • Afterschool STEAM — 4:30 p.m. for grades K-6 at Portales Public Library. Activity: Rock candy. Information: 575-356-3940 • Gala of the Royal Horses — 7 p.m. at Curry County Events Center. Tickets: $23-$40. Information:...

 

Clovis board to vote on portable building transfer

CLOVIS — When new buildings go up, portable buildings must go down. Or go south, in the case of Clovis Municipal Schools. The CMS Board of Education is expected to approve a transfer of three portab...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 24

Today • Clovis Municipal Schools Board — 5:30 p.m. at central office board room. Information: 575-769-4300 Thursday • ENM Water Utility Authority — 1 p.m. at 104 W. Main Street, Grady. Information: 575-935-4262 Friday • Economic Incentive...

 

Month to consider adopting animal in need

They are places that those with tender hearts stay away from — the wagging tails, echoing barks and sorrowful eyes staring out from cages and kennels at an animal shelter can be too much for some...

 

Pages past - Oct. 24

On this date ... 1977: Jimmy Beers, the new security officer at Clovis High School, was credited with a significant drop in on-campus incidents of vandalism and theft since he had started patrolling...

 

Weeds worry Portales resident

PORTALES — Portales is infested with weeds after a rainy summer, but getting rid of them is a challenge when property owners won’t do it. Portales resident Raymond Fisher approached the Eastern New Mexico News about an abundance of 4-foot weeds...

 

Jail logs - Oct. 24

Booked The following were released from local jails Friday through Sunday: Clovis • Moses Ortiz, 20, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia • Kelli Helm, 28, driving under the influence, failure to maintain...

 

Idle Eastern football team moves up three spots in poll

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University had to work all season to get itself into the American Football Coaches Association Division II football poll, and finally did it with a four-game winning streak. Taking a week off works too, apparently....

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    October 24, 2017

Portales boys soccer team gets playoff bid after all

PORTALES — Nathan Dodge didn’t know what to do with himself. The Class A-4A soccer playoff selection show was scheduled to air on Pro View Networks at 5 p.m. Sunday. That was a long time for Dodge to wait and see if his Portales boys soccer team...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    October 24, 2017

Portales girls had uphill climb to state playoffs, literally

PORTALES — Every time the Portales girls soccer players attacked the hill in front of Eastern New Mexico University’s Greyhound Arena, every ache and pain they felt from the sprints, bear crawls and beasts they did getting up that hill, it was al...

 

ENMU volleyball team sweeps state rivals

PORTALES — Sophomore Sarah Tuioti-Mariner had 10 of her match-high 17 kills in the first set, and Eastern New Mexico University recovered from early slow starts to dispatch Western New Mexico 28-26, 25-19, 25-21 Monday night at Greyhound Arena....

 

ENMU rodeo team lassoes fourth-place finish

LUBBOCK — Four Eastern New Mexico women’s rodeo team members advanced to the short go, and the team ended up with a fourth-place finish at the Texas Tech Rodeo last weekend. Lindsey Adcock ended up in a three-way tie for second place on the...

 

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