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Articles from the October 25, 2016 edition

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Portales soccer, Floyd football get playoff seeds

STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com On Sunday the New Mexico Athletic Association revealed its seedlings for the Class 1/4A boys and girls soccer as well as 6-man football. The Portales (14-3-1) boys... Full story

 

Sandia sweeps Lady Cats

Staff report The Sandia Matadors showed why they’re tied for the District 2-6A volleyball lead with La Cueva on Tuesday night at Rock Staubus Gym. link Clovis High junior Kyli Osborn goes down for...

 

Tuesday area prep volleyball summary — Oct. 25

District 4-1A Elida 3, Grady 0 Elida 25 25 26 Grady 12 16 24 Grady individual statistics Kills — Sage Starbuck 10, Yara Sotelo 9. Blocks — Jasmine Gonzales 2, Sotelo 1. Digs — Morgan Borden 12, S. Starbuck 12. Aces — Borden 1. Assists —...

 

School board members approve salary schedule revisions

Staff Writer dclark@cnjonline.com During Tuesday’s regular meeting, Clovis Municipal Schools board members approved revisions to the district’s managerial salary schedule. The nine-step pay schedule, which applies to management, administrators... Full story

 

Roosevelt County sheriff responds to lawsuit

Managing editor aboswell@pntonline.com Roosevelt County Sheriff Malin Parker on Tuesday issued a news release insisting he did not challenge the mayor of Elida to a fist fight. Also, Parker said in the release, the sheriff’s office has only...

 

Local schools suffer from cutbacks

STAFF WRITER kmunz-raper@pntonline.com Local school districts are facing tough times with current spending cuts. School officials said they have plans for how they will accommodate for cutbacks from the recent special session held by the state...

 

Portales holiday events approaching

STAFF WRITER escarbrough@pntonline.com Two upcoming events will herald the holiday season while preparing community members for Christmas. The First United Methodist Church will be holding its 63rd annual turkey dinner 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 5 -7:30...

 

Both trials in Clovis incest case moved to next year

MANAGING EDITOR kwilson@cnjonline.com Trials for the Clovis mother and son accused of an incestuous relationship have both been moved to 2017. Caleb Peterson, 19, is accused of having the relationship with his mother, 36-year-old Monica Mares, after... Full story

 

Pages Past — Oct. 26

On this date ... Oct. 26 1976: Snow was in the forecast for eastern New Mexico and much of the Texas Panhandle. Forecasters were calling for overnight lows near freezing and warned drivers that road...

 

Roosevelt sheriff says he didn't issue challenge

Managing Editor aboswell@pntonline.com Roosevelt County Sheriff Malin Parker on Tuesday issued a news release insisting he did not challenge the mayor of Elida to a fist fight. Also, Parker said in the release, the sheriff’s office has only...

 

School districts adjusting for spending cuts

Staff Writer kmunz-raper@pntonline.com Local school districts are facing tough times with current spending cuts. School officials said they have plans for how they will accommodate for cutbacks from the recent special session held by the state... Full story

 

Incest trials moved to 2017

Managing Editor kwilson@cnjonline.com Trials for the Clovis mother and son accused of an incestuous relationship have both been moved to 2017. Caleb Peterson, 19, is accused of having the relationship with his mother, 36-year-old Monica Mares, after...

 

Halloween events

The following are events being held in conjunction with Halloween this weekend in the Clovis and Portales area. Today • The Vine Community Church has a Fall Carnival 6-8 p.m. at the church at 300 W. 14th St. in Clovis. Friday • Portales... Full story

 

Halloween events

The following are events being held in conjunction with Halloween this weekend in the Clovis and Portales area. Today • The Vine Community Church has a Fall Carnival 6-8 p.m. at the church at 300 W. 14th St. in Clovis. Friday • Portales...

 

Police blotter

Jail log Released Monday As of 7 a.m. Tuesday • Sean Dalka, 38, probation • Santiago L. Gonzales, 24, bond • Oracio Ornelas, 35, time served • Delisa L. Williams, 27, other jail Booked Monday As of 7 a.m. Tuesday • Israel Gomez, 39, return...

 

To Do List

Today • Preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Book: Halloweenies! Wear your costume. Information: 575-356-3940 • Teen program — 4:30 p.m. at the Portales Public Library. Game: Minecraft. Information: 575-356-3940...

 

Letter to the editor — Oct. 26

America needs to find way back to God Where is our country headed? This is a question so many are asking. I’m a pro-life activist. I believe all life is precious; from the human fetus, disabled, and the elderly no matter what race, ethnicity, or or...

 

Police blotter — Oct. 26

Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Monday • 10:35 a.m.: Burglary (residence), 1800 block of South Prince Street. • 11:48 a.m.: Criminal damage up to $1,000,...

 

Events calendar — Oct. 26

Today Ribbon cutting — 4:30 p.m. Community Therapies, 100 E. Manana Blvd. Unit 1, Clovis. Breast Cancer Awareness and Healthy Lungs — 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Community Services Center, 1100 Community Way., Portales. Information: 575-356-8576 Rachel’s...

 

Meetings calendar — Oct. 26

Today Melrose city meeting — 4:30 p.m. City Clerk Office, 105 E. Avenue B., Melrose. Information: 575-253-4274 Tuesday Board of County Commissioners — 9 p.m. Clovis-Carve Public Library, north annex, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information:... Full story

 

Pages past — Oct. 26

On this date ... 1976: Snow was in the forecast for eastern New Mexico and much of the Texas Panhandle. Forecasters were calling for overnight lows near freezing and warned drivers that road conditions could slow traffic. The next morning saw the...

 

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