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Articles from the December 2, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    December 2, 2017

Attorneys aim for 2019 in library shooting trial

CLOVIS - Some wept in the courtroom audience Friday afternoon at the sight of accused library shooter Nathaniel Jouett, appearing in custody during a short status conference in Curry County. Jouett,...

 

Pageant raises record amount

PORTALES — Shanley Thompson was crowned Little Miss Merry Christmas by the Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce Thursday night, but that wasn’t the only victory achieved. The 10 contestants in this year’s competition, which challenges young...

 

Events calendar - Dec. 2

Today • Holiday open house — 3 p.m.-5 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. “The Polar Express” will be read at 4 p.m. Information: 575-769-7840 • Cookies and cocoa — 5 p.m.-6 p.m. pre-parade treats at Clovis-Carver Public Library....

 

Fire burns shuttered grocery store

CLOVIS — A routine call may have set off some red flags for area residents, based on its proximity to Clovis High School, but was nothing beyond a small fire at a shuttered grocery store. Clovis fire and police units reported a little before 10:30...

 

Meetings calendar - Dec. 2

Monday • Eastern Plains Council of Governments — 10 a.m. at 418 Main Street, Clovis. Information: 575-762-7714 Tuesday • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Memorial Building. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 •...

 

Empty stocking fund - Dec. 2

Today’s family in need: With an injured father, this family can’t afford Christmas. After being hurt at his job, the father won’t be able to find work until the beginning of 2018. While the Salvation Army was able to help with the family’s...

 

Pages past - Dec. 2

On this date ... 1977: A 29-yard fourth-quarter field goal was the only score, but it was enough to give the Clovis Wildcats a state football championship over the defending champion Sandia Matadors...

 

Jail logs - Dec. 2

Booked The following were booked into local jails Thursday through Friday: Clovis • Dennis Smith, 35, interference with communications, battery against a household member • Frankie Owen, 34, non-residential burglary, receiving stolen property...

 

Main Street getting set for Christmas parade

CLOVIS — Main Street will come alive with the Christmas spirit today for the annual Clovis Christmas Lights parade as well as a host of other holiday activities. The parade itself will kick off with the lighting of the community Christmas tree...

 

Floats light up night

PORTALES - Family, fun, old Saint Nick himself - what more do you need to have a good time? Not much, if you ask any of the Portales residents attending the city's 31st annual Christmas Light Parade....

 

Cass named to region's second team

PORTALES — Following his third-straight season leading the Lone Star Conference in rushing, Eastern New Mexico University senior running back Kamal Cass was named to the D2CCA Footall All Super Region Four second team. Cass, who became ENMU’s...

 

Portales drops opener to Roswell

ROSWELL — Despite knocking down 11 3-pointers in Thursday’s season-opener, the Portales boys basketball team still lost by double digits against the Roswell Coyotes. The Coyotes outscored the Rams, 19-7, in the third quarter, en route to a 72-55...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    December 2, 2017

Hounds fall to defending LSC champion Falcons

PORTALES — A day late and a dollar short. That old adage may be a good way to describe Eastern New Mexico’s Lone Star Conference men’s basketball home opener Thursday night. The Greyhounds rallied to tie UT-Permian Basin at 57-all, only to...

 

Portales girls improve to 2-0

CLOVIS — The Rams needed just one quarter to get into a groove, before routing the St. Michael’s Horsemen in the first round of the Clovis Shootout Friday night. Portales led, 14-13, after one quarter, but proceeded to allow just 25 points the...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    December 2, 2017

Clovis teams split Friday games

CLOVIS — Clovis’ girls basketball team punched one into the left-side column Friday night, bagging its first win of the season, 53-38, over Texico in the Strength and Sass Shootout. In doing so, t...

 

Yankees to hire Aaron Boone as new manager

NEW YORK — The Yankees have picked ESPN broadcaster Aaron Boone to succeed Joe Girardi as manager, a person familiar with New York's decision told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday night because the decision...

 

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