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Articles from the November 8, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    November 8, 2017

Clovis cop shooter gets 10 more years

CLOVIS — The Clovis man convicted in the spring for shooting a city police officer has been sentenced to an additional 10 years in prison, bringing his potential commitment behind bars to almost 35 years. Anthony Baca, 35, was sentenced Monday by...

 

Official proposes nuisance, mobile home ordinances

PORTALES — A proposed solution to county properties kept in sub-standard condition drew both supporters and skeptics at Tuesday's Roosevelt County Commission meeting. No consensus was reached....

 

Meetings watch: Roosevelt General Hospital board

Roosevelt General Hospital trustees on Monday approved additional privileges for the hospital’s two ophthalmologists, including the ability to see outpatients in the RGH Clinic. Also during the meeting: • Trustees recommended the reappointment...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    November 8, 2017

Curry County seeks disaster funding for roads

CLOVIS — Curry County is seeking disaster relief funding from the state to repair area roads after months of heavy rainfall have caused widespread damage. To do this, the Curry County Board of...

 

Remember 'innocent until proven guilty'

The witch hunt swirling around accusations of sexual misconduct and rape in the entertainment industry exposes the worst in people. Both those who may have done wrong, and those excited to join the...

 
 By Rube Render    Voices    November 8, 2017

No one is good at casualty calls

Saturday is Veterans Day. When the flag passes you at the parade, stand and salute or place your right hand over your heart. Thank you. Here’s a thought experiment for you. Since you know a lot of t...

 

Fake news may be downfall of social media

The old saying about a lie traveling halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes has never seemed more relevant than in this new era of propaganda-pushing Twitter trolls and fake Facebook users. But here’s a truth that we...

 

Pages past - Nov. 8

On this date ... 1972: Bob Wood of Portales, who was appointed to fill out the unexpired New Mexico State Senate term of R.C. "Ike" Morgan the previous year, won the election to retain the seat in a...

 

Events calendar - Nov. 8

Today • “Proof” — 7 p.m. play at University Theatre Center, Eastern New Mexico University. Tickets: $5 general, students free. Information: 575-562-2711 • Tween game day — 4:30 p.m. for ages 9-12 at Portales Public Library. Activity: Xbox...

 

Meetings calendar - Nov. 8

Today • Planning and Zoning Commission — 3 p.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Portales MainStreet Board — 5:30 p.m. at the Yam Theatre, Portales. Information: 575-226-3783 • Water Policy Advisory Committee — 8:30 a.m....

 

Jail logs - Nov. 8

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday: Clovis • Willie Johnson, 40, failure to appear on a felony charge • Eugene Reyna, 57, driving while license suspended or revoked • Jerry Aleman, 29, driving under the influence •...

 

Two Greyhounds named to LSC women's soccer tournament team

RICHARDSON, Texas — Following a tournament that saw Eastern New Mexico reach the semifinals, two Greyhounds were selected to the Lone Star Conference women’s soccer tournament team. Appearing on the team were sophomore defender Kenya Brooke and...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    November 8, 2017

Roosevelt County teams eye volleyball trophies

ELIDA — Very few high school athletes can claim that they've won a state title in any sport, but for two Elida High School seniors, winning is all they've ever known. Elida seniors Lacy Ferguson...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    November 8, 2017

Four Curry County teams embark on state volleyball tournament

Volleyball playoff season has the senses heightened. Every play, every point, can be critical. Any dig, kill or block could be the start of something, launching a team on a state-championship run. Or it could set off a downward spiral that brings a...

 

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