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Q&A: Curry commissioner weighs in on first meeting

CLOVIS — Recently sworn-in Curry County District 4 Commissioner Seth Martin experienced his first commission meeting on Jan. 11 after he was appointed to the position by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez. Martin succeeds Ben Smith, who resigned....

 

School board to honor teen's heroics

CLOVIS — The honors keep coming for Clovis High School Air Force Junior ROTC student Isaiah Hatfield. Hatfield was recognized last week at the Clovis City Commission meeting for his life-saving efforts over Christmas break and will again be...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    January 21, 2018 

Clovis aims to educate public on GO bonds

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis is embarking on a process even optimists knows is a hard sell — property tax hikes to pay for up to $20 million in infrastructure and quality of life improvements in the next four years. A series of informational...

 

Q&A: Commission candidates weigh in on water assurance plan

Editor’s note: City commissioners late last year approved a master water assurance plan. We asked 2018 commission candidates: • What do you like about the plan, if anything? • What are your primary concerns about the plan, if any? Here are...

 

Triumph and tragedy

CLOVIS — Transitions, triumphs and altruism in the face of tragedy marked the evening, as the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce awarded its best and brightest. A celebration marked...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    January 19, 2018

CHS junior recognized for Christmas heroics

CLOVIS — Before the Clovis City Commission took more of its Thursday evening discussing water, it took time to recognize a man in uniform. Clovis High junior Isaiah Hatfield, decked out in his Air...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    January 18, 2018

City to honor teen for life-saving measures

CLOVIS — A fast-thinking, not to mention well-trained, teenager is scheduled to be honored by the Clovis City Commission tonight for Christmas heroics. Isaiah Hatfield, a junior at Clovis High...

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 18

Today • Curry County Health Council — Noon at the Curry County Administrative Complex, 416 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6009 • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. in the north annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N....

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 17

Wednesday • Clovis Local Emergency Planning Committee — 1 p.m. at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center, 321 N. Connelly St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Thursday • Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents — 2 p.m. at Hotel...

 
 By David Grieder    News    January 16, 2018

Dozens brave cold for MLK march

CLOVIS — More than four dozen braved the bracing cold Monday morning to march through Clovis to honor a civil rights icon whose legacy holds strong almost 50 years after his death. It was in the...

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 16

Today • Bailey County Commission — 10 a.m. (CST) at Bailey County Clerk’s Office, 300 S. First St., Muleshoe. Information: 806-272-3044 • Clovis Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee — Noon at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center, 321 N...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    January 14, 2018

Events mark Marthin Luther King Jr. Day

CLOVIS — There will be no shortage of events around eastern New Mexico on Monday for those wishing to celebrate the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. The festivities get underway in Portales at 7 a.m. with a kick-off breakfast at...

 
 By David Grieder    News    January 14, 2018

Reporter's notebook: How Clovis got its own MLK Blvd

With the holiday for the Reverend from Atlanta tomorrow comes an opportunity to reflect on many things, not the least of which is the truth that our world is not a static panorama but an ever-shifting terrain of political and social realities...

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 14

Monday • Dora Consolidated School District Board of Education — 6 p.m. in DCS Board Room at the DCS building, 100 School St., Dora. Information: 575-477-2211 • Dora Village Council — 7 p.m. at Dora Fire Department, 220 E. Avenue A, Dora....

 

5 things to know about last week

1. About three dozen area residents on Tuesday signed up to run for city-government seats around the region. Municipal elections are scheduled March 6. Ronald Jackson, a former Portales City Council member, was the only candidate seeking to succeed...

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 13

Monday • Dora Consolidated School District Board of Education — 6 p.m. in DCS Board Room at the DCS building, 100 School St., Dora. Information: 575-477-2211 • Dora Village Council — 7 p.m. at Dora Fire Department, 220 E. Avenue A, Dora....

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    January 12, 2018

Contracts approved for road barn, water line extension

CLOVIS — Nearly two months after contracts for a new county road barn and a water line extension agreement to provide water to the barn were first presented to the Curry County Commission, the two projects are moving forward. The commission on...

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 12

Monday • Dora Consolidated School District Board of Education — 6 p.m. in DCS Board Room at the DCS building, 100 School St., Dora. Information: 575-477-2211 • Dora Village Council — 7 p.m. at Dora Fire Department, 220 E. Avenue A, Dora....

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 11

Today • Curry County Commission — 1:30 p.m. at the Curry County Administrative Complex, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 • Clovis Senior Center Task Force — 2 p.m. at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center, 321 N. Connelly...

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 10

Today • Clovis Planning and Zoning Commission — 3 p.m. at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center, 321 N. Connelly St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Elida Village Council — 6 p.m. at Elida City Hall, 704 Clark St., Elida....

 

Pages past - Jan. 10

On this date ... 1983: More than 400 people attended a ribbon cutting for newly constructed facilities for the Clovis Senior Citizens Center at Baxter-Curren Hall, located at Ninth and Hickory...

 

Municipal election candidates file

Portales will have a new mayor in the spring, and it looks like a familiar face. Ronald Jackson, a former Portales city councilor, was the only candidate to sign up Tuesday to fill the seat of Sharon King. King said in September she would not seek...

 

Public comment rules up for approval

PORTALES — Public comment at Roosevelt County Commission meetings will have a new set of rules if an item at today's meeting is approved. The resolution, titled "public participation at Roosevelt...

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 9

Today • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m. in the commission room at the county courthouse, 109 W. First St., Portales. Information: 575-356-5307 • Clovis Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board — 5:30 p.m. in the assembly room at the Bert Cabiness...

 

Municipal election day marked March 6

There will be at least one new face on the Clovis City Commission in March, along with a new mayor and city councilor in Portales. Incumbents in Clovis’ and Portales’ March 6 municipal elections are mostly seeking additional terms. The...

 

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