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Articles from the November 26, 2016 edition

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Ready, set, shop

Whether it be familial tradition, the quest for a bargain, retail therapy or an effort to maintain tranquility in the household - plenty of eastern New Mexico residents found themselves out and about...

 

Some songs shouldn't be sung in uniform

In the nothing’s sacred anymore category the first strains of the song “Alice’s Restaurant Masacreee” that I heard this Thanksgiving were sung by a group of soldiers. The group is called Six-S...

 

Another dry year forecast

LAS CRUCES — Farmers in southern New Mexico are bracing for what could be another dry year. There’s not much water in Elephant Butte and other key reservoirs upstream, meaning any new water would have to come from snowmelt runoff next spring in...

 

Pages past - Nov. 26

On this date ... 1976: Community Christmas lights were turned on for the first time of the season in Clovis. The lights, from Second to Seventh streets along Main Street, were paid for by private donations and individuals. "As more money is raised,...

 

Empty stocking fund

Today’s family in need: This single mother of four children is struggling to get by. Her children range from age 4 to 16. The mom recently turned her life around by leaving an abusive situation and completing an addiction program. “Though there...

 

Events calendar - Nov. 26

Today • Craft and Bake Sale — 9 a.m. at Living Word Church of God, 3719 East 21st Street, Clovis. A Christian Woman’s Connection event. Information: 575-693-3381 Monday • Produce for the People — 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. at Curry County Events Cent...

 

Journalists still have some thinking to do

Donald Trump's unexpected victory in the presidential race has caused news media to begin some introspection. It is wrong and dangerous, however, to assume the media's re-thinking is based, as the...

 

Leave some things out of doggie bag

Three days ago it was mouthwatering, but as the sun dawns on a refrigerator full of the same leftovers, the luster is fading a tad and the thought of a year till the next turkey doesn't sound so bad....

 

Rams face St. Mike's in 4A semifinal clash

PORTALES — Hoping to carry its momentum from last week’s throttling of Silver, Portales will face St. Michael’s for the second time this season. This one means more, with today’s 1 p.m. contest at Greyhound Stadium determining who goes on to...

 

Late 3 gives Hounds win over SNU

CANYON, Texas — After leading virtually all the way, the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team needed senior guard CoRnelll Neal’s 3-point shot with four seconds left to turn back Southern Nazarene 76-73 on Friday in the first...

 

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