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Articles from the November 16, 2017 edition

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Family remembers Fred McNeal as kind, caring

Fred McNeal's life was often difficult, but family members said Wednesday they will remember him as kind and caring. The 26-year-old's body was found in a shallow grave in Ector County, Texas, on...

 

Construction projects top Curry board agenda

CLOVIS — The Curry County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to discuss and take action on two potential construction projects at a special meeting this morning. The first project up for...

 

Events calendar - Nov. 16

Today • Michael Martin Murphey — 7 p.m. at Marshall Auditorium. Tickets: $15-$20. Information: 575-769-4115 • Preschool storytime — 6 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Book: “Thanks and Giving.” Information: 575-356-3940 • Tween program...

 

Clovis officials to take next step on senior center

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission plans to take the next step in establishing a new senior center at Hillcrest Park. A task force for the project is on the agenda for today's commission meeting....

 

Meetings calendar - Nov. 16

Today • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. in North Annex at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7828 • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. special meeting in commission chambers at county administration building. Information:...

 

Heinrich staff to hold office hours

PORTALES — Democratic Sen. Martin Heinrich’s staff will hold “mobile office hours” from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at La Casa Family Health Center in Portales. According to a press release from Heinrich’s office, “staff will be on hand to...

 

Official believes in lifelong learning

“I firmly believe education is the most honorable profession in the world. It’s the key that allows people to really change their lives, and I like being a part of that.” — Joe Strickland,...

 

Weekend's lined up with great events

Grab a cup of coffee (from a local merchant, of course), your calendar, and a pen. Here are some of the don’t-miss events on tap in our area. • The Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce monthly...

 

Pages past - Nov. 16

On this date ... 1987: Stephanie Storrie of Clovis captured the title of Miss New Mexico USA in a weekend competition in Ruidoso, becoming the first Clovis woman to win the state title in the competit...

 

Sewer service request prompts policy discussion

PORTALES — A request for sewer services by a county resident was approved by the Portales City Council on Tuesday after being denied once before. The decision also prompted councilors to begin the process for establishing policy for sewer/water...

 

Jail logs - Nov. 16

Booked The following were released from local jails Tuesday: Clovis • Loydale Kirven, 46, probation violation • Timothy Sullivan, 29, no seat belts, expired registration plate, no proof of insurance • Cardenas Gonzalo, 34, failure to appear on...

 

Texas playoffs start for area teams

The Texas state football playoffs begin this week, as three nearby Texas schools — Bovina, Farwell and Muleshoe, will all look to extend their season another week. Farwell will host its first round bi-district while Muleshoe and Bovina will both...

 

Aguilar named LSC's libero of the year

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — There’s no doubt Eastern New Mexico University enters Thursday’s tournament as an underdog with top-seeded Tarleton State on the other side of the net. But the Greyhounds will have the conference’s top libero on their...

 

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