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Roosevelt to mull overdose drug

PORTALES — The Roosevelt County Commission, at its meeting at 9 a.m. today, will decide whether to adopt a program providing detainees at the Roosevelt County Detention Center with an overdose...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    December 5, 2017

Church groups bringing Christmas to children of inmates

CLOVIS — The holidays can be an especially difficult time for the children of those incarcerated. So multiple local church groups are once again working to bring the Christmas spirit to those children in need. Members of the Living Word Church of...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    December 5, 2017

Judge, commissioners up for vote in March

CLOVIS — Voters in Clovis will have five City Commission seats and a municipal judge position on ballots when they go to the polls on March 6. Of the five current commissioners whose terms are expiring, four say they intend to seek re-election....

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    December 5, 2017

County to identify rain-damaged roads

CLOVIS — Curry County commissioners today are expected to identify a list of roads damaged by rain this year to send to the state in order to receive disaster relief funding. Commissioners previousl...

 

Portales to review beer, wine applications

PORTALES — The Portales City Council will review two applications for beer and wine licenses by Portales restaurants at its meeting tonight in the Memorial Building. The council will hold public hearings for AJ’s Wings and Pizza Hut of Portales...

 

EPCOG approves resolution to extend line of credit

CLOVIS — The Eastern Plains Council of Governments held a brief special meeting of its executive committee Monday morning, approving a resolution to extend its line of credit with the Citizens Bank of Clovis another six months. The line of credit...

 

Empty stocking fund - Dec. 5

Today’s family in need: This family has been living in a motel while the parents search for work. The family has two boys, 8 and 11, and a girl who is 5. The parents have been able to find part-time work, “but the cost of the motel takes most of...

 

Pages past - Dec. 5

On this date ... 1982: Funeral services were pending for Robert Spencer, 63, longtime manager of the Clovis Chamber of Commerce, who died the day before following a lengthy illness. In his 25 years...

 

Events calendar - Dec. 5

Today • 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:...

 

Meetings calendar - Dec. 5

Today • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Memorial Building. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m. in commission room at the county courthouse. Information: 575-356-5307 •...

 

Jail logs - Dec. 5

Booked The following were booked into local jails through Sunday Clovis • Adan Ordonez, 34, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Octavio Gonzales, 25, aggravated driving while under the influence • Antonio Guzman, 25, failure to appear on...

 

Wildcat swimmers rock Cor Classic

ROCKWALL, Texas — Clovis had 11 swimmers travel to the Cor Classic, a national invitational, and they churned out 67 personal-best times, 40 far-western qualifying times, 26 sectional times and two junior national times while competing in 77...

 

Three Clovis volleyball players earn district honors

CLOVIS — Three Clovis High seniors received slots on the District 2-6A volleyball team. Middle blocker Lexi Cole was named to the first team, libero Kyli Osborn was named to the second team and setter Sydni Hill received an honorable mention....

 

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