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Articles from the January 19, 2017 edition

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 By Alisa Boswell    News    January 19, 2017

Portales woman arrested for stealing police vehicle

PORTALES — A Portales woman was arrested Sunday after stealing a Portales Police Department vehicle. Lt. Chris Williams said a call came into police dispatch sometime between 9 and 10 a.m. Sunday reporting that a vehicle with police written on the...

 

Dora students share knowledge

DORA — Knowledge hung thick in the air Monday and Tuesday as students at Dora Consolidated Schools put their brains to work for a science fair. Sixth-graders Lane Faver and Conner Rooney, whose...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    January 19, 2017

Trial in shooting death to begin Monday

CLOVIS — A trial for the 2002 shooting death of Jose Valverde is set to begin on Monday, despite defense objections over dangers to the defendant’s health. Judge Drew Tatum denied on Wednesday a request to put David S. Gutierrez, 35, on an ankle...

 
 By Douglas Clark    News    January 19, 2017

Educators credited for higher grad rates

In the wake of New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez recently announcing the state’s Class of 2016 established an all-time high graduation rate, local reaction attributes the feat to due diligence of educators. Martinez revealed earlier this week more st...

 

Clovis chamber banquet theme to reflect 1920s

CLOVIS — The Roaring 20s are making their way to Clovis as the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce celebrates a year of successes with its annual chamber banquet. Events begin 6 p.m. Friday at the Clovis Civic Center with the past presidents re...

 

Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission

The Clovis City Commission is scheduled to meet 5:15 p.m. today at the North Annex of the Clovis Carver Public Library. A key item is requested approval of a resolution opposing state legislation the resolution references would impose rules,...

 

Road improvements starting today

CLOVIS — The New Mexico Highway Department will start today on improvements of Prince Street between 21st Street and Llano Estacado Boulevard, according to a city of Clovis news release. Work will include overlay paving. City officials said they...

 

County manager elected to representative position with agency

Curry County Manager Lance Pyle was elected Tuesday to serve as District 2 representative for the New Mexico County Insurance Agency Multi-Line Pool board, according to a release from the county. Pyle’s one-year term places him as a representative...

 

Garth Brooks to perform in Lubbock

No joke. Garth Brooks is coming to Lubbock April 1. Brooks, the top-selling solo artist in U.S. history, will perform in a 7 p.m. (CDT) concert with his wife, Trisha Yearwood, at United Supermarkets Arena. This will be Brooks' first appearance in...

 

Pages past - Jan. 19

On this date ... 1977: A Clovis man had "scored big on his first barbary sheep hunt," the Clovis News-Journal reported. Tom LaVelle brought down a 285-pound ram with three shots from a 30-06 rifle....

 

Clovis police blotter - Jan. 19

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Tuesday • 7:34 a.m.: Failure to yield stop sign, Brady Avenue/Oak Street • 7:46 a.m.: Following too close, 2100 block of...

 

Portales police blotter - Jan. 19

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Tuesday • 7:50 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 1900 block South Avenue I • 9:47 a.m.: Criminal damage, 500 block East 17th Street • 1:34 p.m.: Fire rural, location unknown...

 

Don't miss 'Black Hats and Pearls'

If your social calendar has an opening on Jan. 27, you’ll be hard-pressed to find better entertainment and a more worthy cause than the “Black Hats and Pearls” dinner and dance fundraiser for...

 

About time for school bond vote

Our school district is fortunate to have enjoyed incredible support from the community of Clovis through so many ways — participation in school activities, volunteering in events, donations of food...

 

Events calendar - Jan. 19

Today • Pre-K story hour — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Story: Who loves honey? Pooh Bear. Information: 575-769-7840 • Preschool storytime — 6 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Book: Teddy Bear Sleepover. Information: 575-356-3940...

 

Cass picked for Hansen regioal team

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University junior running back Kamal Cass gained another postseason accolade Wednesday, as he was named to the 2016 Don Hansen All-Super Region Four Team. Cass, who was also named a Division II All-American, led the...

 

ENMU basketball capsules - Jan. 19

Eastern New Mexico at Texas A&M-Kingsville Men 6:30 p.m. Radio: KSEL 105.9 FM. Records: Eastern New Mexico 7-10, 1-6. Texas A&M-Kingsville 8-7, 1-5. Last time out: The Greyhounds fell to defending Lone Star Conference champion Midwestern State...

 

Gray commits to Lobo football program

CLOVIS — Clovis High School running back Micah Gray has given a verbal commitment to the football program at the University of New Mexico for the 2016-17 school year. Gray, who led the Wildcats with 1,684 rushing yards and 29 rushing touchdowns,...

 

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