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Articles from the October 25, 2017 edition

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 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 25, 2017

Clovis schools approves portable building donation

CLOVIS — The Clovis Municipal Schools' board of education on Tuesday approved the donation of three portable buildings to Portales' public schools. Superintendent Jody Balch said CMS has also...

 

Financial report shows CCC scores high

Eastern New Mexico is in relatively fair financial health despite a Tuesday report that higher education is missing its fiscal mark in New Mexico, according to local college administrators. The non-partisan Legislative Finance Committee on Tuesday re...

 

Good luck to native Astros in big games

New Mexicans have a little extra incentive to tune in to World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers. It’s not often we get to watch a couple of hometown boys play on baseball’s biggest stage. Two key members of the American...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    October 25, 2017

Tucumcari man jailed on burglary charges

TUCUMCARI — A Tucumcari man accused of fleeing law officers remained jailed Tuesday on multiple charges, including allegations of burglaries in Quay and Curry counties. Antonio Sandoval, 29, is in...

 

Events calendar - Oct. 25

Today • Preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Book: “Halloweenies.” Wear your costume. Information: 575-356-3940 • Tween program — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Activity: Xbox One free play. Information:...

 

Violation can't justify more violation

In the aftermath of any mass shooting, it is disheartening to see well-meaning people express their outrage over innocent people being violated by immediately demanding politicians violate innocent...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 25

Thursday • ENM Water Utility Authority — 1 p.m. at 104 W. Main Street, Grady. Information: 575-935-4262 Friday • Economic Incentive Board — 7:30 a.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 This calendar is a daily listing of area...

 

Workshop to offer tips on selling music

CLOVIS — If you’ve ever wanted to sell your own music, Thursday’s workshop at the Norman & Vi Petty Rock & Roll Museum might be for you. Jose Antonio Ponce of the New Mexico Music Awards and Jason’s Music Publishing has teamed up with the...

 
 By Rube Render    Voices    October 25, 2017

Neither party over Hillary's loss

The 2016 presidential election showcased both major political parties with an unyielding narrative. This is the second of a two-part series that attempts to connect some political dots to arrive at...

 

Pages past - Oct. 25

On this date ... 1987: Longtime Portales business Borden's Peanuts was profiled in a feature in the Clovis News-Journal, along with a photo of Gracie Grubbs and Maria Soto working on the peanut...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 25, 2017

Man charged with DWI for ninth time

CLOVIS — The founder of a local halfway house was in jail Tuesday on no bond after being charged for the ninth time with driving while intoxicated. Randall Pruit, 54, was pulled over for erratic driving Saturday near Seventh and Thornton streets,...

 

Jail logs - Oct. 25

Booked The following were released from local jails Monday: Clovis • Dean Anderson, 28, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge, probation violation • Monica Crisp, 33, driving on suspended or revoked license • Matthew McClellan, 39, probation...

 

Clovis volleyball team falls at Sandia

ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis’ volleyball team had high hopes going upstate to face District 2-6A foe Sandia on Tuesday. But the Lady Wildcats fell 3-1, as they try chasing a district playoff berth. The Lady ’Cats lost 16-25, 18-25, 25-23, 25-10,...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    October 25, 2017

Lady Rams win district crown with sweep of Moriarity

PORTALES — A year after finishing second in 4A District 4, the 2017 Portales Rams volleyball team was on a mission to take the district crown. On Tuesday night, they did just that, as Portales took...

 

Bad news for Clovis, Floyd soccer teams

Neither the Clovis boys (10-10, 4-6) nor girls (8-10-2, 2-6-2) made the 12-team Class 6A field. La Cueva, which won both District 2-6A championships, went in as the top girls seed and No. 2 boys seed. Broncos not selected — Floyd, at 1-6 overall...

 

ENMU football team ranked ninth in Super Region Poll

PORTALES — It may be the most productive bye week ever. The Eastern New Mexico University football team was off this past weekend, but the Greyhounds’ success on the field prior to that has earned them a good deal of credibility in the national...

 

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