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Articles from the November 15, 2016 edition

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Hounds going back to Heart of Texas

STAFF REPORT Eastern New Mexico University is heading back to the Heart of Texas. They’ll see Fort Hays State when they get there. The Greyhounds, following a 7-4 regular season, will head to Copperas Cove, Texas for a 6 p.m. (CST) Dec. 3 kickoff... Full story

 

ENMU volleyball gets pair of LSC nods

Following a week that included an upset of the conference’s top-ranked team, Eastern New Mexico University was informed Tuesday it had the Lone Star Conference’s offensive and defensive players of the week. Senior Lauren Frye was named for the...

 

CHS swim squads third in opener

Staff report LUBBOCK — The Clovis High swim team opened its 2016-17 schedule in an invitational hosted by Lubbock High on Saturday, and both CHS squads finished third. The Wildcats collected 595 points in the 18-team boys competition, finishing beh...

 

New rules may mean concession stand changes

Staff Writer dclark@cnjonline.com In order to comply with state regulations that will be applied early next year, booster clubs may have to make some revisions with regard to what items will be offered to patrons at Clovis Municipal Schools...

 

Man accused in shooting faces drug charges

Managing Editor kwilson@cnjonline.com A man accused of shooting a Clovis police officer earlier this year is also facing unrelated charges from 2015 in which he is accused of drug possession and assault on a peace officer. Anthony M. Baca, 34, was... Full story

 

Langrell: Change brings new name, expanded distribution

Change is important in any industry — journalism is no different. Beginning Sunday, our staff will begin producing an innovative newspaper that will be distributed across the High Plains region of... Full story

 

Pages Past — Nov. 16

Nov. 16 On this date ... 1971: A Clovis man had been found guilty of killing his wife following a quarrel. A Ninth District Court jury deliberated less than two hours before finding Charles Chambers,... Full story

 

To Do List — Nov. 16

Today • Preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Story: Turkey Lurkey. Information: 575-356-3940 • Teen program — 4:30 p.m. at the Portales Public Library. Game day: Kinect Sports Heroes. Information: 575-356-3940 •... Full story

 

Meetings watch: Portales Municipal Schools Board of Education

The following were actions taken at the Portales Municipal Schools Board of Education meeting Monday in the L.C. Cozzens Administrative Offices Building: • Board members approved the minutes of their Oct. 17 meeting and Oct. 26 special meeting.... Full story

 

Portales man gets bond lowered in drug trafficking case

Staff Writer escarbrough@pntonline.com The bond for a Portales man accused of drug trafficking was lowered Tuesday during a district court hearing. Chance Plummer, who was one of 11 drug-related arrests in April, had his bond lowered to a $25,000...

 

Meetings watch: Roosevelt County Commission

The following were actions taken at the Tuesday commission meeting in the county courthouse: • County Treasurer Layle Sanchez reported a general fund balance of $1.5 million as of Oct. 31. Sanchez added 20 percent of property taxes were collected...

 

County sets road priorities

Staff writer kmunz-raper@pntonline.com Road Superintendent Ricky Lovato reported to Roosevelt County commissioners the official priorities for road improvements during a workshop session. Listings included capital outlay and Local Government Road Fun...

 

Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Monday • 11:37 a.m.: Burglary report, 900 block West 15th Street • 11:40 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 1400 block South Main Avenue • 12:43 p.m.: Fraud, 1600 block East... Full story

 

Clovis man seeks to have evidence suppressed

MANAGING EDITOR kwilson@cnjonline.com A man accused of shooting a Clovis police officer earlier this year is also facing unrelated charges from 2015 in which he is accused of drug possession and assault on a peace officer. Anthony M. Baca, 34, was...

 

Value of special courts should be discussed

As the state of New Mexico continues to struggle with a $458 million projected budget shortfall this fiscal year — and the state’s courts deal with self-imposed cuts including a $500,000 reduction in mileage reimbursement for judges, court...

 

Value of special courts to be discussed

As the state of New Mexico continues to struggle with a $458 million projected budget shortfall this fiscal year — and the state’s courts deal with self-imposed cuts including a $500,000 reduction in mileage reimbursement for judges, court...

 

McManigal: I will continue to defend liberty

In the wake of the election, about half of those who continue to play the voting game are pretty upset because the candidate they didn’t want to win has been foisted upon them. Or because the one... Full story

 

McManigal: I will continue to defend liberty

In the wake of the election, about half of those who continue to play the voting game are pretty upset because the candidate they didn’t want to win has been foisted upon them. Or because the one...

 

Render: Elected should know glory is fleeting

Now that the votes are in and counted we know that Donald J. Trump will be the next president of the United States. Headlines, still treating Trump with the same consideration they showed during the e...

 

Render: Elected should know glory is fleeting

Now that the votes are in and counted we know that Donald J. Trump will be the next president of the United States. Headlines, still treating Trump with the same consideration they showed during the e... Full story

 

Fire breaks out at auto repair shop

Staff photo: Tony Bullocks Clovis firefighters battle the blaze at Affordable Automotive near the intersection of Seventh and Ash streets. Staff report Cars in for repair were destroyed and one... Full story

 

Pages past — Nov. 16

On this date ... 1971: A Clovis man had been found guilty of killing his wife following a quarrel. A Ninth District Court jury deliberated less than two hours before finding Charles Chambers, 57, guilty of first-degree murder. Chambers was accused...

 

Change brings new name, expanded distribution

Publisher Change is important in any industry — journalism is no different. Beginning Sunday, our staff will begin producing an innovative newspaper that will be distributed across the High Plains region of New Mexico and into the western portion... Full story

 

EPCOG official named for award

Staff report Clovis’ Raymond Mondragon, economic development director for Eastern Plains Council of Governments, was recently named one of six recipients of the New Mexico IDEA association’s annual awards. NMIDEA President Therese Varela...

 

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