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Articles from the November 10, 2016 edition

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Forum held for public input

STAFF WRITER escarbrough@pntonline.com Through a day-long series of public forums Thursday in the Eastern New Mexico University Campus Union Building, faculty and students expressed that the... Full story

 

Seniors taught fire safety

STAFF REPORT Members of the Community Services Center’s Foster Grandparent Program, Retired Senior Volunteer Program and Senior Companion Program received an education on safety issues Wednesday,...

 

Search begins for RGH leader

STAFF REPORT Roger Samuel, managing director and practice leader for Gallagher MSA Search Kansas City, has been hired by the Roosevelt General Hospital Board of Trustees to help find a new CEO for the hospital, according to RGH Marketing and Public... Full story

 

Brown: Bad fences make good neighbors

When you live in the country, your land is more than your residence, it’s your life. And, as they say in the real estate business: Location, location, location. Your land not only has to have a plac...

 

Pages past — Nov. 11

On this date ... 1976: Eastern New Mexico University was making plans for its 43rd homecoming. Events included the crowning of a homecoming queen, football game, reception for recently retired...

 

To do list — Nov. 11

Today • Floyd Lions Club Harvest Jamboree — 7 p.m.-10 p.m. at the Yam Theatre. Tickets: $8 in advance and active/retired military, $10 at the door. Information: 5750356-5354 • Shakespearean film screening — 7:30 p.m. in the ENMU Jack Williams...

 

Veterans Day happenings — Nov. 11

The following is a list of events being held in Portales and Clovis this week for Veteran’s Day Portales Today • American Legion Post 31 Veterans Day Program: 11 a.m. at the Memorial Building • Veterans of Foreign Wars Wall of Honor: 6 p.m. at...

 

Pet of the week — Nov. 11

Pit mix Gender: Male Age: 1 year old Pit mix According to Vernon Collins, animal control officer, this dog turned one year old on Nov. 7. He was an owner surrender and has no bite history. He has a... Full story

 

Shelburne: Closet cleaning may be personality inventory

I usually love to be home. I’m rarely ever able to be at home as much as I like. But today I needed to be somewhere else. You see, the closet was being cleaned, and the cleaning lady was ruthless....

 

Church hosts Family Home Evening

STAFF WRITER kmunz-raper@pntonline.com For members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, every Monday evening brings with it the ability to bond and engage in activities. Staff photo:...

 

Senior profile: Volunteering keeps retiree active

Editor’s note: The following is one in a series profiling local senior citizens each week. STAFF WRITER masher@pntonline.com Born in Puerto Rico back in 1943, Jose J. Rodriguez, 73, has called New...

 

County officials dispute allegations

Staff Writer dclark@cnjonline.com Curry County’s attorney, manager and commission chair on Thursday vehemently denied alleged improprieties regarding a 2012 land transaction. Commissioner Chet Spear has alleged the trio of Stephen Doerr, Lance...

 

Police blotter — Nov. 11

Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Wednesday • 7:04 a.m.: Criminal damage up to $1,000, 1200 block of Sycamore Street. • 8:20 a.m.: Motor vehicle theft - auto,...

 

CCC given 'military friendly' designation

Staff report Clovis Community College was named a 2017 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, according to a release from the school. The list, first started in 2009, is created by evaluating public data and responses from a survey by Victory...

 

Faith: Churches hoping to focus on giving thanks this Thanksgiving

Staff Writer bfinch@cnjonline.com Forget the food and football. Local church leaders want to put the “thanks” back into Thanksgiving. As Pastor Lemuel Perry of Clovis’ Bethel Assembly of God explained, Thanksgiving is often overshadowed by... Full story

 

Opinion: Bad fences make good neighbors

Local columnist When you live in the country, your land is more than your residence, it’s your life. And, as they say in the real estate business: Location, location, location. Your land not only has to have a place for you to live, but it has to...

 

Events calendar — Nov. 11

Today Eastern New Mexico University Big Band Dance — 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Donation: $5 Clovis State Theatre, 504 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-562-2471 African Children’s Choir — 6:30 p.m. Central Baptist Church, 2501 N. Norris St., Clovis....

 

Meetings calendar — Nov. 11

Today Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents — 9:30 a.m. EMNU, regents room, 1500 S. Avenue K., Portales. Information: 575-562-2315 Monday Grady city council — 6:30 p.m. Village Hall, 219 W. Main St., Grady. Information: 575-357-2005... Full story

 

Letter to the editor — Nov. 11

Let’s hope for strong, humble leader In the wee hours of Wednesday, the people of the United States (and the world) began to learn the results of the U.S. national/presidential election. Let’s not miss the irony of that very day’s anniversary....

 

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