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Articles from the November 26, 2017 edition

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Shoppers pound pavement for perfect presents

Shoppers at the Portales Wal-Mart found Black Friday bargains without the rush typically associated with the “holiday.” Mark Hernandez of Clovis went to Portales on Friday to find bargains that he couldn’t get at home, and walked away with...

 

Cannon could come into millions

A major national defense bill that could bring pay raises to airmen and over $50 million for construction projects at Cannon Air Force Base is pending the president’s consideration. The National Defense Authorization Act establishes annual...

 

Three dead in Clovis fire

CLOVIS — Three people were found dead in an "out building" that burned Sunday afternoon in the 200 block of Calhoun Street, Clovis police said. Police and firefighters responded to a report of a fire about 3 p.m., a police news release said. "Upon... Full story

 

Empty Stocking Fund - Nov. 26

Today’s family in need: This single grandmother is raising her two granddaughters, ages 5 and 7. The family is surviving on a fixed income, and the money the grandmother receives “barely covers the rent,” according to Salvation Army Lt. Kelly...

 

Events calendar - Nov. 22

Tuesday • Books and babies — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Story: Kitty Cat Kisses. Information: 575-356-3940 • Afterschool STEAM — 4:30 p.m. for grades K-6 at Portales Public Library. Activity: Get your game on. Information:...

 

Pages past - Nov. 26

On this date ... 1987: Two young Clovis dancers and their teacher, Jeffie Hamar, cleaned up at a dance exposition held in Dallas under the instruction of Roland Dupree, well-known choreographer and...

 

Manson's gone, but reasons to remember remain

A week ago, you could have asked anyone of a certain age who they thought was the most evil person alive, and many of them would have answered without hesitation: Charles Manson. But no more. Last Sunday night Manson died at age 83. He had spent...

 

Not all debates deserve attention

Two wrongs don’t make a right. Neither do two narcissists. The thing that I didn’t even bother making a bet about happened. Outspoken bragging President Donald Trump and outspoken bragging basketball dad LaVar Ball got into it. A few weeks ago,... Full story

 

Always amazed by well-crafted tales

Although the best fiction I’ve ever written is my resume, my lack of knack doesn’t stop me from being spellbound by wordsmith magicians birthing truth from lies. As young Navy spies in the...

 

Dear Santa: Bring me some zectron

It was made of “amazing zectron.” It could leap tall buildings in a single bound. Not even the Super Bowl offered “50,000 pounds of compressed energy” like that modern marvel. At 98 cents, the... Full story

 

Dare I switch up holiday traditions?

It’s the time of year again for that great debate: Is it OK to gear up for Christmas before Thanksgiving is even celebrated? I’ve long been a believer that the Christmas decorations, the yard... Full story

 

Our People: Family, fun make picture of happiness

Kate Frontz grew up in Kennesaw, Georgia. She is the daughter of two teachers and the middle sister to two brothers. She attended Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia, where...

 

Thankful for blessings great and small

On a long weekend set aside to give thanks, it’s definitely a good time to take stock of my blessings. I’m thankful always for my loving wife of 35 years. She loves me in spite of all my faults, p...

 

Lose the bling when traveling

The skies and streets are busy with traveling during the holidays, but what you wear to travel in doesn't have to be. In fact, your outfit is one of the first and most important to decisions you'll...

 

See Zentangle art on coming show

Information on pet parakeets and making zentangle artwork will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) If you’re lo...

 

School menu - Nov. 26

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Skillet frittata. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, ranch mashed potatoes, California veggies, apple, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Porkey rib on a bun, baked fries,...

 

Senior calendar - Nov. 26

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, noon pinochle 101, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 1 p.m....

 

Melrose routs Mountainair to claim four-peat in eight-man

MOUNTAINAIR — The Mountainair Mustangs scored on their first drive, the Melrose Buffaloes fell short on their 2-point conversion on their opening drive and it looked like the Mustangs would be the first team to challenge the Buffaloes this...

 

College basketball: ENMU women win third straight

CANYON, Texas — Jasmine Hotchkins scored a career-high 18 points, and a pair of streaks continued Saturday with Eastern New Mexico’s 77-56 win over Texas A&M-International at the West Texas A&M Pak a Sak Thanksgiving Classic. Shelby Jones posted...

 

Rio Rancho tops Clovis in season opener

CLOVIS — There's never a good time for that volatile, judgmental relative to visit, but it might be the worst time for them to show up on Thursday. Likewise for the Clovis High Wildcats, there's no...

 

Robertson tops Rams in 4A semifinals

LAS VEGAS, N.M. — The Robertson High Cardinals pulled out all the stops Saturday to net a 20-14 Class 4A semifinal win over Portales. The Cardinals, playing Portales for the first time since losing...

 

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