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Eastern New Mexico News wins AP state paper of year award

BERNALILLO — The Eastern New Mexico News was awarded the prestigious 2017 Associated Press State Newspaper of the Year honor on Saturday night at the 109th annual New Mexico Press Association convention at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa.... Full story

 

Cold-case murder trial set to start

CLOVIS — A cold-case murder trial is set to begin Nov. 27. William Hadix is accused in the September 2003 shooting death and robbery of Jessie Clyde "J.C." Tucker in Clovis. In a docket call Monday...

 

Woody's Jewelry closing after 62 years

PORTALES — A staple of Portales’ business district is closing after 62 years. Woody’s Jewelry will hold a liquidation sale Thursday through Sunday, according to its promotional advertising. Owner Danny Woodward said the store will close on...

 

Portales infrastructure improvements up for approval

PORTALES — A number of infrastructure improvements will be up for approval at today’s Portales City Council meeting. Perhaps most notably, the award of a contract for improvements to the city’s sewage lift stations to Adame Construction, Inc. w...

 

ENMU regents holding special meeting

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University is holding a special meeting today to address suggestions in a recent legislative report that it better manage its administrative functions. The 72-page report, created by the Legislative Finance Committee,...

 

Events calendar - Nov. 14

Today • Afterschool STEAM — 4:30 p.m. program for grades K-6 at Portales Public Library. Activity: Play your way. Information: 575-356-3940 • Books and babies — 10:30 a.m. for ages 0-3 at Portales Public Library. Story: Turkey Tuesdays. Infor...

 

Clovis school board to discuss leadership program

CLOVIS — The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education will discuss the results of the district’s involvement with the University of Virginia Partnership for Leaders in Education program at its regular meeting tonight. The school turnaround pro...

 

Meetings calendar - Nov. 14

Today • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Memorial Building. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 • Clovis Board of Education — 5:30 p.m. in board room, 1009 Main St. Information: 575-769-4300 Wednesday • Chamber...

 

Pages past - Nov. 14

On this date ... 1982: Employees of Southwestern Public Service were preparing for an open house for their recently completed coal-fired power plant, Tolk Station Unit No. 1, near Muleshoe. The 561,00...

 

Pets can be both cause, solution for allergies

Unfortunately for pets, all too often they — or more specifically their hair and dander — are triggers that can make things miserable for those prone to allergies or respiratory conditions....

 

Jail logs - Nov. 14

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday through Sunday: Clovis • Robert Baker, 25, failure to pay fines • Leonela Villalobos, 19, child abuse (no death or great bodily harm), possession of marijuana, possession of drug...

 

NCAA Division II football playoff schedule

Division II playoff schedule First round Saturday Nov. 18 All games 1 p.m. local time Findlay (9-2) at Shepherd (10-0) California (Pa.) (9-2) at Assumption (9-1) West Chester (8-3) at Shippensburg (10-1) West Georgia (8-3) at Virginia State (9-0)...

 

NCAA D-2 football playoffs: ENMU left out of field

PORTALES — What Eastern New Mexico University pretty much knew Saturday night became official on Monday. Midwestern State, by virtue of its 56-43 victory over ENMU on Saturday at Greyhound Stadium, won the Lone Star Conference. Monday, as expected,...

 

Mixed results for ENMU basketball teams

ALBUQUERQUE — A day after scoring three points on 1-of-3 shooting, Arcaim Lallemand posted a game-high 17 points and came a rebound short of a double-double to help Eastern New Mexico University take a 66-61 victory Sunday evening over New Mexico...

 

Swimming: Clovis girls place first, boys second, in Carlsbad

CARLSBAD — Both Clovis swim teams fared well in Saturday’s Carlsbad Invitational, but it was the girls who stood out the most, taking home first place. The Lady Wildcats’ championship point total was 235, far ahead of second-place Hobbs (113)....

 

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