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Articles from the December 1, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    December 1, 2017

Hadix found not guilty

CLOVIS — William Hadix is a free man again, more than two years after being arrested for the 2003 slaying of Jessie Clyde "J.C." Tucker in Clovis. A 12-person jury deliberated roughly 90 minutes...

 

Five vacancies on economic board

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis has five vacancies on the Economic Incentive Board, according to Assistant City Clerk Vicki Reyes. The vacancies include a resident from district 4, a county representative, two bank/finance/accountant representatives...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    December 1, 2017

Memorial Tree event to give families chance to honor loved ones

CLOVIS — Plains Regional Medical Center Home Healthcare and Hospice will offer grieving families a chance to honor loved ones who passed away this year at the 15th annual Memorial Tree event on Sunday. The event will include a photo slideshow...

 

Empty stocking fund - Dec. 1

Today’s family in need: This disabled grandmother recently gained custody of her two grandchildren, ages 7 and 9. The grandmother gained custody three months ago. She has tried to find part-time work, but cannot risk losing her disability. “She...

 

Early church could teach a lot about giving thanks

I’m writing on the Sunday evening after Thanksgiving. Though most of us still have a bit of turkey left, we’re well on the way through the “My, what a wonderful bird” stage and on into the...

 

Litany of prophecies fulfilled by Jesus' birth

Some folks are skeptical that Jesus is the Son of God. Some folks refuse to believe the Messiah was Jesus Christ. I was reminded of this again last week as I listened to a debate on a newscast about...

 
 By Audra Brown    Voices    December 1, 2017

Best fun is no-control thrill rides

The amount of time spent rolling in some vehicle or another is more than too much to count when you grow up on a big, flatland farm. Back and forth in the field, to and from the field, hauling to...

 

Jail logs - Dec. 1

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday through Thursday: Clovis • Amber Segovia, 31, failure to appear at time and place stated in citation • Sabrina Martinez, 37, trafficking • Jonathan Parrish, 34, failure to appear at...

 

Events calendar - Dec. 1

Today • Blood drive — 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-625-9743 • First Pentecostal Fellowship Meeting — 6:30 p.m. at the Memorial Building, Portales. Featuring Rev. Bobby Hart of Big Spring, Texas, abnd...

 

Pages past - Dec. 1

On this date ... 1977: A number of eastern New Mexico women were in Albuquerque attending the New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau's annual convention. Mary Blakely, a Roosevelt County farm wife and...

 

Meetings calendar - Dec. 1

Today • Water Policy Advisory Committee — 7:30 a.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Monday • Eastern Plains Council of Governments — 10 a.m. at 418 Main Street, Clovis. Information: 575-762-7714 Tuesday • Portales City...

 

Portales parade to kick off season

PORTALES — It might not be the most wonderful time of the year without a parade. Portales will take care of that tonight with its 31st annual Christmas Light Parade. The parade — a way to “kick off the season with a really fun event the kids...

 

Texico boys rout NMMI, start 2-0

ROSWELL — Dalton Thatcher poured in 20 points, one of three Texico players in double figures, as the Wolverines took care of New Mexico Military Institute 61-33 on Thursday night. Nathan Phipps added 14 points and Skyler Davis chipped in with 13...

 

Melrose boys team opens with victory

MELROSE — The Melrose boys basketball team is off and running, opening Thursday with a 71-31 win over Clovis Christian in the Melrose Invitational. Jared Lee paced the Buffaloes with 17 points. Sterling Sena tossed in 11 for the Buffs. Melrose had...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    December 1, 2017

ENMU women fall to UTPB

PORTALES — The UT-Permian Basin Falcons played spoilers to what was supposed to be a special night for the Greyhounds' women's basketball team. The Falcons built a double-digit lead, early in the...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    December 1, 2017

Lady Wolverines have state title goals

TEXICO — 2016 wasn’t all that long ago. It was as not-too-distant in the past for most of the current Texico girls basketball players to remember what it felt like to win a state championship, whether they were on the court at the time or not....

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    December 1, 2017

Hungry like the Wolves

TEXICO — It was painful to watch. After suffering a 78-73 state semifinal loss to Santa Rosa last March, Texico's boys basketball players sat as spectators watching Santa Rosa battle Pecos for the...

 

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