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Articles from the November 30, 2016 edition

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Area hosting variety of holiday happenings

PORTALES — December has several local events in store for families to celebrate the holiday season together. The Little Miss Merry Christmas Pageant will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Yam The...

 

District report cards released

New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera released the 2016 School District Report Cards for each of the state’s 89 public school districts Tuesday, with Clovis Municipal Schools garnering a C letter grade while the Grady and Texico school d...

 

Weekly New Mexico fishing report

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake...

 

Woman dies in car crash involving stolen vehicle

CLOVIS — A Norman, Oklahoma, woman was killed Monday night in a car crash involving a stolen vehicle. Kori Lynn Woods, 31, died on the scene after riding in a stolen Chevrolet Silverado, which crashed into a metal fence on the intersection by...

 

Motion denied in Baca drug possession case

A man accused of shooting a Clovis police officer earlier this year has had a motion to suppress denied on unrelated 2015 charges of drug possession and assault on a peace officer. Anthony M. Baca, 34, was in court on Nov. 15 asking evidence in the...

 

Snow could be on its way for region

Clovis and Portales residents can expect some snowfall this weekend. National Weather Service Meteorologist Randall Hergert said on Tuesday the high today and Thursday is expected to be around 50 degrees Fahrenheit during the day. Nighttime...

 

United Way encourages #GivingTuesday

As part of a nationwide effort to bolster nonprofit fundraising and volunteering endeavors, #GivingTuesday was established five years ago — designated for the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Rooted in online communications, #GivingTuesday was...

 

All assistance should be voluntary

It is once again the season to remember the less fortunate. On one hand, you shouldn't need an annual reminder to be good to other people, but on the other hand, sometimes it's fortunate the calendar...

 

Former Clovis, ENMU instructor to receive Hall of Fame honor

A former Clovis Municipal Schools teacher and Eastern New Mexico University instructor was introduced as one of two members in the next class of the New Mexico Activities Association Hall of Fame....

 

Empty stocking fund - Nov. 30

Today's family in need: This young couple are expecting their second child. He is still a minor so finding employment is almost impossible. "They are good parents who regularly attend church and they...

 

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...

 

Pages past - Nov. 30

On this date 1976: Curry County 4-H had presented more than 200 awards during its annual banquet. New council officers included President Jay Lynn Blackburn and Vice President Perri Hathorn. Pam...

 

Clovis police blotter - Nov. 30

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Monday • 6:29 a.m.: Failure to pay fines, 800 block of Mitchell Street • 7:51 a.m.: Criminal damage up to $1,000, 1200...

 

Portales police blotter - Nov. 30

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Monday • 11:08 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 500 block South Avenue F • 11:47 a.m.: Domestic in progress, 1900 block South Avenue I • 12:06 p.m.: Ambulance requested, 200...

 

Political groups manipulate language

At one time in America we had financial crises that were reported as “panics,” as in the “financial panic of 1873.” Panics were considered too harsh a term to describe a financial decline so...

 

Street closing today

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis’ public works department is closing the 1200 block of East Brady St. 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, according to a release from the city. The block will be closed for a sewer line replacement. Information: Danny Zamora,...

 

Everyone needs to stop, look at big picture

A wide assortment of issue advocates who oppose the president-elect have reacted to Donald Trump’s victory with emotions ranging from serious and legitimate concern to hysteria. Organizations that advocate for immigrants in the country illegally...

 

Clovis coasts by Dumas

CLOVIS - So far, junior guards Jakeem Wynn and Brandon Romero have been able to give the Clovis High boys basketball team some punch this season. It's only two games, but both reached double figures...

 

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