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Hounds sweep again on court

STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com For the fifth-straight time, the Eastern New Mexico volleyball team swept its opponent in straight sets. This time, the Greyhounds sent the University of Texas of...

 

Lady Cats eliminate Santa Fe High in four

Staff report On their way to an apparent easy win in Tuesday’s opening round of the District 2-6A volleyball tournament, the Clovis High Lady Wildcats suddenly had a fight on their hands. link CNJ...

 

Floyd, Elida to meet in district playoffs

STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com Following Monday’s three-set 25-20, 25-12, 25-9 win against Clovis Christian, the Floyd Lady Broncos will travel to face the six-time defending small school champion Elida Lady Tigers in the second-round of the... Full story

 

ENMU ROUNDUP: Hounds roll past Falcons

Staff report PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s volleyball team continued its late-season surge on Tuesday with a 25-20, 25-16, 25-18 Lone Star Conference victory over Texas-Permian Basin at Greyhound Arena. The win was the fifth in a...

 

DWI program cut by almost $100,000

Staff writer dclark@cnjonline.com State lawmakers have cut almost $100,000 from Curry County’s DWI program, County Manager Lance Pyle told commissioners on Tuesday. “As you are aware, (Senate Bill 2) from the special session was signed by the...

 

Soldier plans advocate future

Editor’s note: The following is an article in a series of local volunteers. STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com With her 20 years serving the U.S. Air Force nearly at an end, Tech Sgt. Michelle Robins...

 

Police working on fundraisers

Staff report The Clovis Police Department is working on fundraisers for its annual Kids and Cops Christmas program. The department will sell donuts from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday on the intersections of 21st and Prince and Commerce Way and Prince. On... Full story

 

Program given winter warning

Staff report The New Mexico Department of Transportation is advising District Two Adopt-A-Highway program members to schedule their last fall pickup event before winter. So far in 2016, the district has collected about 40 tons of trash from 216...

 

To do list — Nov. 2

Today • Preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Information: 575-356-3940 • Teen program — 4:30 p.m. at the Portales Public Library. Information: 575-356-3940 Thursday • Tween program — 4:30 p.m. at the Portales... Full story

 

Pages past — Nov. 2

On this date ... 1956: A Clovis man had been found guilty of bootlegging and fined $300. Andrew Phillips, who lived at 418 W. First St., was unable to pay his fine and so he was jailed. Nine others...

 

Road maintenance plans addressed

STAFF WRITER kmunz-raper@pntonline.com Priorities for Roosevelt County road maintenance were addressed during a county commission workshop Tuesday morning. Road Superintendent Ricky Lovato proposed a list of priorities for road maintenance for...

 

Claim filed against county

Managing editor aboswell@pntonline.com Roosevelt County sheriff’s deputies violated the New Mexico Safe Pursuit Act during a vehicle chase that resulted in the death of a 33-year-old Portales woman, according to a notice of a planned lawsuit. The...

 

Commissioners nix information request

Staff Writer dclark@cnjonline.com A Curry County commissioner wants to be included in correspondence between the county manager and county attorney. But Chet Spear’s motion seeking emails and other communications between Manager Lance Pyle and...

 

Lawsuit planned against Roosevelt County deputies

Managing Editor aboswell@pntonline.com Roosevelt County sheriff’s deputies violated the New Mexico Safe Pursuit Act during a vehicle chase that resulted in the death of a 33-year-old Portales woman, according to a notice of a planned lawsuit. The...

 

Fashion police don't belong at voting polls

Are the PC police fashion police as well? Apparently they are, in the tiny town of Bulverde, Texas, 30 minutes north of San Antonio. Brett Bartlett Mauthe arrived to vote wearing a hat supporting Donald Trump and a “basket of deplorables” T-shirt...

 

Fashion police don't belong at voting polls

Are the PC police fashion police as well? Apparently they are, in the tiny town of Bulverde, Texas, 30 minutes north of San Antonio. Brett Bartlett Mauthe arrived to vote wearing a hat supporting Donald Trump and a “basket of deplorables” T-shirt...

 

McManigal: Dependence on state an addiction

Sometimes it seems we live in a culture of dependency. Some people are dependent on drugs, while others are dependent on prohibition. Some people are dependent on other people; some are dependent on... Full story

 

McManigal: Dependence on state an addiction

Sometimes it seems we live in a culture of dependency. Some people are dependent on drugs, while others are dependent on prohibition. Some people are dependent on other people; some are dependent on...

 

Render: GOP vote will ensure honest press

The National Enquirer broke the story that former U.S. Sen. and Democratic Party vice presidential candidate John Edwards was having an extramarital affair in late 2007. Rube Render When a CBS... Full story

 

Render: GOP vote will ensure honest press

The National Enquirer broke the story that former U.S. Sen. and Democratic Party vice presidential candidate John Edwards was having an extramarital affair in late 2007. When a CBS journalist was asked about the allegations on a radio talk show he re...

 

Youth Engagement Day set for Thursday

Staff report High school students from around the area will gather Thursday for the Ogallala Commons Youth Engagement Day. The event will be 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Clovis Civic Center. Speakers will include Clovis Mayor David Lansford and... Full story

 

Events calendar — Nov. 2

Today Tackling Debt with Coach Greg Pare — 5:15 p.m.-6:45 p.m. The Master’s Center, 810 E. 21st St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-2841 Starting Your Career in the Financial Services Industry — 2 p.m. ENMU, 1500 S Avenue K., Portales....

 

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