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 By David Grieder    News    September 24, 2017 

Cannon plans open house

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — The gates to the base will be open to the public Saturday afternoon, and you don't even need a golden ticket to get in. In celebration of the 10-year anniversary of Air...

 
 By David Grieder    News    September 24, 2017 

Defense: Expect lengthy murder case

CLOVIS — Defense counsel appointed to represent the accused teenage killer Nathaniel Jouett is no stranger to the work, and assures the legal resolution of the matter will be a long time coming. Jouett, 16, is charged with two counts of first-degre...

 

City of Clovis updates benefits, compensation

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission approved recommendations Thursday night from a position classification review, employee benefits and compensation plan study. The study prepared by S Resource, Inc. of Santa Fe provides the city with 130 specific...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 24

Today • Enchilada fundraiser — 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Dora School cafeteria. Proceeds benefit functions for Dora Business Professionals of America. Cost: Donation. Information: 575-477-2211 Tuesday • Afterschool STEAM — 4:30 p.m. for grades...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 24

Monday • Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Roosevelt General Hospital Board — 5:30 p.m. at Fred Hopkins Conference Room. Information: 575-359-1800 Tuesday • Clovis...

 
 By David Grieder    News    September 24, 2017 

Police: Suspect driven from scene

CLOVIS — The suspect still sought by police in connection with the Sept. 5 homicide at the Clovis Apartments was driven away from the crime scene minutes after the fatal shooting of 30-year old David McDonald, according to court documents. Darryl...

 

Pages past - Sept. 24

On this date ... 1977: A 1926 Model T Touring Ford owned and driven by Andy Tipton of Clovis won first place in the 1920s antique car division at the New Mexico State Fair in Albuquerque for the fifth year in a row. Tipton said the car cost about $40...

 

Local roundup - Sept. 24

Roosevelt General Hospital board to meet Monday PORTALES — The Roosevelt County Special Hosptial District Board of Trustees will meet on Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the clinic conference room. The Board will hear presentations from Chief Financial...

 
 By David Grieder    News    September 24, 2017 

Mom: Noah's dog is home

CLOVIS - The Yorkie belonging to the child shot at the Clovis library on Aug. 28 is back home. Denise Madrid said Lola was returned Sunday by a woman who said she found the dog on Echols Street, west... Full story

 

Portales schools make the grade

PORTALES — An "A" grade by James Elementary School in last year's state report card was recognized Friday morning with a dance party and a visit from a state official. "This is an exciting day,"...

 

Wheatfields residents raise money for hurricane victims

CLOVIS — You don’t need to be rich to help others impacted by disaster. Just ask residents of the Wheatfields Senior Living Community. In an effort organized by resident Jim Hart, the senior citizens raised $600 to help the victims of Hurricane...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 23

Today • Celebrate Recovery RockFest — noon to 4 p.m. at Highland Baptist Church, 2201 N. Main St., Clovis. Food, games and a concert. • Mirage-Visions of Fleetwood Mac — 7 p.m. Cultural Arts Series concert at Marshall Auditorium. Tickets:...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 23

Monday • Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Roosevelt General Hospital Board — 5:30 p.m. at Fred Hopkins Conference Room. Information: 575-359-1800 Tuesday • Clovis...

 

Judge upholds evaluation decision

PORTALES — A district judge upheld a decision Friday to send Portales resident Rocky Banda to Las Vegas Behavioral Health Center for treatment to obtain competency, Chief Deputy District Attorney Brian Stover said. District Judge Donna Mowrer...

 

Pages past - Sept. 23

On this date ... 1972: President Richard Nixon proclaimed this date as "National Hunting and Fishing Day." To celebrate the occasion, the Cannon Rod and Gun Club hosted a junior fishing derby at...

 

Jail logs - Sept. 23

Booked The following were booked into local jails Thursday-Friday: Clovis • Lorenzo Sierra, 31, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Abigail Garcia, 22, probation violation • David Padilla, 37, possession of drug paraphernalia, concealing...

 

Library will reopen Monday with new hours

CLOVIS — When the Clovis-Carver Public Library opens Monday, it will do so under new hours released by the city Friday. The library will be open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The library re-opened...

 

Former coach arrested on sex charges

CLOVIS — A former assistant track coach with Clovis Christian Schools was arrested Thursday, charged with criminal sexual communication with a child. A New Mexico State Police news release alleges...

 

Education secretary visits A grade schools

CLOVIS — New Mexico Public Education Department Secretary Designate Christopher Ruskowski visited Sandia Elementary on Thursday morning as a part of the department’s Straight A Express Tour. He’s visiting New Mexico schools that received an A...

 

Police seek info on card skimmer suspect

CLOVIS — Careful with your plastic, Clovis: a nefarious scheme to claim card information has made play in city ATMs the past week and police have requested public assistance in identifying their sus...

 

Fall set to be warm and dry

With fall set to begin today, eastern New Mexico residents who have not appreciated the above-average temperatures the region has enjoyed recently will not need to wait long for a change. National Wea...

 

City approves new salary scale

CLOVIS — In what should be his final Clovis City Commission meeting in the position, Interim City Manager Tom Phelps said the city’s employees are an unsung aspect of the community. Later, the commission approved what Phelps hoped would be an...

 

Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission

The Clovis City Commission met Thursday at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Mayor Pro Tem Juan Garza did not attend. Action items listed below were approved on unanimous votes: • Quarterly awards were given to Lt. Chad Healer...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 22

Today • Blood drive — 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library parking lot. Information: 575-625-9743 Saturday • Celebrate Recovery RockFest — noon to 4 p.m. at Highland Baptist Church, 2201 N. Main St., Clovis. Food, games and a...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 22

Monday • Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Roosevelt General Hospital Board — 5:30 p.m. at Fred Hopkins Conference Room. Information: 575-359-1800 Tuesday • Clovis...

 

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