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Articles from the December 28, 2016 edition

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Christmas gifts spark safety concerns

CLOVIS — With the advent of children gleefully trying out bicycles, scooters, skateboards, roller blades and similar items that may have been received as gifts comes a message imploring motorists and parents to be cautious. “Young people on...

 

YIR: Roosevelt County had an eventful year

The latter half of the year proved to be eventful for the Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office with Sheriff Malin Parker in the spotlight of scrutiny with multiple lawsuits, threatened litigation and a c...

 

YIR: Allegations, new faces mark Curry County's year

The election of two new faces on the Curry County Commission and a state auditor's inquiry were among the notable events within the county's government in 2016. Robert Thornton delivered the biggest v...

 

Yoga business opening in Portales

A unique business aimed at keeping Portales residents in shape is moving into the former site of Landall’s Box Office on South Avenue C. Your Yoga Place will offer several different classes aimed at honing the fitness of participants’ minds and...

 

Pages past - Dec. 28

On this date ... 1976: Batteries were stolen from six trucks parked inside the fence at McGehee Truck Co. at 1413 W. Seventh in Clovis. Other Clovis police reports included: • Three boys with BB...

 

Clovis police blotter - Dec. 28

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Friday • 8:18 a.m.: Found property, 1700 block of Jane Way. • 9:13 a.m., Resisting/evading/obstructing police officer, 30...

 

Portales police blotter - Dec. 28

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Friday • 12:14 a.m.: Burglary report, 1700 block West 18th Street, report taken • 12:15 a.m.: Vehicle theft report, 300 block of New Mexico 467 • 1:06 a.m.: Domestic...

 

Events calendar - Dec. 28

Today • Blood drive — 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Rotary Club of Clovis. Information: 575-840-8178 • Toddler Time — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-763-9683 Thursday • Color Creators — 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. adult coloring...

 

Meetings calendar - Nov. 28

Tuesday • Lodger's Tax Advisory Board — 5:30 p.m. in assembly room at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 This calendar is a daily listing of area public meetings. To place an item on the calendar, call the newsroom at 575-763-6991 or...

 

New year good time for reflection

Although the start of a new year is completely arbitrary, it's still a good time to reflect on the past year, and look toward the future. Of course, any day is a perfect day for doing so. Just...

 

Antics against Trump intolerable

What is happening to the president-elect of the United States is intolerable. News articles and editorials from major publications are referring to Donald Trump as a “Russian puppet” or as...

 

Aggies rout Hounds for 10th straight win

LAS CRUCES — In the Greyhounds’ last game before taking the Christmas week off, coach Tres Segler said a game at Division-I New Mexico State was, “a chance to get on SportsCenter, if we do things right.” ESPN will wait another day for...

 

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