The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

Articles from the December 21, 2016 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 18 of 18



Lady Blue topple Clovis

CLOVIS — If the Farwell Lady Blue was nervous facing a Class 6A opponent, it certainly didn't show. In fact, they wasted no time taking control on Tuesday night at Rock Staubus Gym, scoring the...

 

Clovis administration eyes new teacher signing bonuses

Clovis Municipal Schools officials are considering financial incentives as a means of making teaching vacancies within the school district more attractive. During Tuesday’s regular board meeting Superintendent of Schools Jody Balch initiated...

 

Weekly New Mexico fishing report

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and New Mexico Department of Game & 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, lak...

 

VA needs work on transparency, accountability

New Mexico’s past, present and future are intertwined with our nation’s military and military veterans. There has been honor — more Medals of Honor awarded per capita than any other state. There has been sacrifice — the highest per-capita cas...

 

Government meddling catching up

Did the Russian government affect the recent U.S. presidential election? Maybe, but remind me again why I should care. You already know every election is rigged, because “abolish the office” isn...

 

Thankful Goliath didn't take people

It was on Christmas Eve, just one year ago That the High Plains were bracing, for wind and for snow. When the temperature dropped and the snow started falling, We huddled at home, and Goliath came cal...

 

Roosevelt county manager stresses audit improvements

PORTALES — County Manager Amber Hamilton stressed improvement as she addressed Roosevelt County commissioners on the county’s 2016 audit report. “It has been phenomenal to see the way this team has worked together, and I think you all will see...

 

Prosecutor known for professionalism

Whether in the courtroom or in his personal life, former attorney Kent Peterson was remembered as a consummate professional and a man of integrity by some of his closest associates. The 60-year-old Peterson, who passed away Friday in Lubbock, worked...

 

School board signup light

Clovis, Fort Sumner, Grady and Texico are going to have contested school board races come Feb. 7. Every other area school board, though, appears it will have just one candidate per position, following Tuesday’s candidate signup day at the Curry,...

 

Pages Past - Dec. 21

On this date ... 1976: Holiday specials at Kmart included: • Nineteen-inch color TV sets for $344. • AM pocket radios for $2.97. • Presto Burger for $11.88. 1971: A Worley Mills tandem truck overturned atop a 10-foot pile of highway department...

 

Events calendar - Dec. 21

Thursday • Teen, tween program — 2 p.m. at Portales Public Library for ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940 Saturday • Christmas Musical Service — 5:30 p.m. carolling, 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. services at St. James Episcopal Church, Clovis....

 

Meetings Watch - Dec. 21

Roosevelt County Commission The following actions were taken at the Roosevelt County Commission meeting Tuesday morning in the Commission Room of the county courthouse: • Commissioners heard reports from elected officials and department heads. Sher...

 

Meetings calendar

Today • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. at north annex of Clovis-Carver Library. Information: 575-763-6016 Thursday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. at north annex of Clovis-Carver Library. Information: 575-769-7828 This calendar is a...

 

Events calendar - Dec. 21

Thursday • Teen, tween program — 2 p.m. at Portales Public Library for ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940 Saturday • Christmas Musical Service — 5:30 p.m. carolling, 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. services at St. James Episcopal Church, Clovis....

 

Clovis police blotter - Dec. 21

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Monday • 9:15 a.m.: Motor vehicle theft, 900 block of East Manana Boulevard • 10:08 a.m.: Fraud ($2,500-$20,000), 200...

 

Portales police blotter - Dec. 21

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Monday • 12:53 p.m.: Vehicle theft report, 100 block North Indio Avenue • 1:26 p.m.: Fire/high value response, 1300 block of New Mexico 235 • 2:06 p.m.: Threats report,...

 

Rams take road win over Clovis

CLOVIS — Heading into Tuesday’s matchup between Portales and Clovis, both boys basketball coaches knew a key factor was going to be who won the inside game for control of the paint. Jeremy Karngba...

 

Tuesday area prep basketball summaries

Boys Portales 71, Clovis 58 Portales (6-0) — Darion Ontiveros 2, Junior Ramirez 12, Jase Wallace 10, Braden Bridges 2, Tyrese Dawson 5, Jeremie Karngbaye 34, Andrew Underbrink 3, Ethan Self 3. Totals 24 17-21 71. Clovis (4-5) — Brandon Romero 5,...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017