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Portales school board honored

PORTALES — The Portales Municipal Schools Board of Education showed a dedication to its schools in 2017 that deserves recognition, according to a state organization. The board — comprised of members Antonio Sanchez, Inez Rodriguez, Alan Garrett,...

 

Events calendar - Nov. 21

Thursday • Community Thanksgiving Dinner — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Memorial Building, Seventh and Abilene streets, Portales. Free for all. Deliveries available for homebound. Information: 575-356-4241 • Thanksgiving Festival — 11 a.m.-2 p.m....

 

Toddler Time, Story Hour on hold for holiday

The Clovis-Carver Pubilc Library will not hold Toddler Time or Story Hour this week, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The next Story Hour is scheduled for 10 a.m. Nov. 29. Information: 575-769-7840....

 

Pages past - Nov. 21

On this date ... 1977: Several members of the Curry County Jaycees were photographed by the Clovis News-Journal as they participated in a two-day blood drive they were sponsoring at the Clovis...

 

Fire station construction report on Curry agenda

CLOVIS — Owner of Davtek Corp. Randy Kamradt will present an update on construction of the Broadview Fire Station at the Curry County Board of Commissioners regular meeting this morning. Kamradt last updated the board in September when he said...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    November 21, 2017 

Camp gives kids taste of business

CLOVIS - Clovis middle school students took the first steps toward forming their own small businesses last week at the first Clovis Youth Entrepreneurship Camp. Sponsored by Clovis Municipal Schools,...

 

Meetings calendar - Nov. 21

Today • Water Policy Advisory Committee/Southwest Cheese Tour — 8:30 a.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Friends of the Library — 11:30 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-763-9687 This calendar is a...

 

Jail logs - Nov. 21

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday through Sunday: Clovis • Brandon Chavez, 39, trafficking, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Sarah Chavez, 34, probation violation, shooting at a...

 

Bikers roll in season of giving

CLOVIS — If you saw a group of motorcycle riders traveling around eastern New Mexico on Saturday, they were likely riding for a good cause. On Saturday New Mexico American Legion Riders Chapter 2...

 

Landmark business closing its doors

PORTALES — For 62 years, Woody’s Jewelry has been providing gifts to commemorate whatever needs celebrating around Roosevelt County. But customers learned this month that the downtown staple will close Dec. 27. Owner Danny Woodward took over the...

 

Pages Past - Nov. 19

On this date ... 1972: Clovis Mayor Chick Taylor was a good sport as he bought the first fruitcake of a fundraiser being held by the Clovis High School marching band. But he might have also felt a sense of obligation since his salesperson was his...

 

Events calendar - Nov. 19

Monday • Flu shot clinic — 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Department of Health clinic for children 4-18. No charge, but bring insurance or Medicaid cards. Clovis Public Health Office, 1216 Cameo. Information: 575-763-5583 • Stitch Addicts — 6:30 p.m. at...

 

Q&A: Water Policy Strategic Planning Team chair talks issues in, around area

Editor's note: The Eastern New Mexico News emailed more than three dozen water-related questions to Clovis City Commissioner Ladona Clayton, who chairs the Water Policy Strategic Planning Team. Here...

 

Bidding farewell to Clovis musician

CLOVIS — It takes some people decades to figure what they want to do with their life, but that wasn't the case for Clovis musician Bill Case. "Once he picked up an instrument at 8 years old, he...

 

Tiny house, big help

FARWELL — Three area veterans are working to give fellow veterans a big help — with a tiny home. The Beacon of Light Ministry in Farwell is building the small homes for homeless or disabled...

 

Police seek Clovis man accused in domestic incident

CLOVIS — Police on Friday were searching for a 31-year-old Clovis man accused in a domestic incident that left a child critically injured. Jackie Lee Cubit Jr. is accused of throwing a glass jar at...

 

Clovis man pleads guilty to firearms violation

ALBUQUERQUE — A Clovis man on Friday pleaded guilty to violating the federal firearms laws by possessing an unregistered sawed-off shotgun, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release. Alan William Weber, 37, of Clovis, entered the plea...

 

Pages past - Nov. 18

On this date ... 1982: Under the direction of Wayne Anderson, the Clovis High School Choir qualified more students for the New Mexico All-State Choir than any other school in New Mexico. Thirty-eight...

 

Sheriff: Teen death appears accidental

PARMER COUNTY — Preliminary autopsy results show a local teenager found buried in a cotton module on Wednesday night died from asphyxiation, Parmer County Sheriff Randy Geries said on Friday. Geries said the death appears to be accidental and is ...

 

Jail logs - Nov. 18

Booked The following were booked into local jails Thursday through Friday: Clovis • David Rodgers, 38, felony possession of a controlled substance, tampering with evidence, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while license suspended or...

 

Events calendar - Nov. 18

Today • Friends of Music POPs Concert — 7 p.m. in the Campus Union Ballroom, Eastern New Mexico University. Tickets: $30 general, $20 active military and family. Information: 575-562-2377 • Family game day — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Clovis-Carver...

 

Meetings calendar - Nov. 18

Tuesday • Water Policy Advisory Committee/Southwest Cheese Tour — 8:30 a.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee — Noon at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Friends of the...

 

Bailey County boy found dead

PARMER COUNTY — A 15-year-old Bailey County boy was found dead Wednesday night, his body buried in a cotton module, Parmer County Sheriff Randy Geries said. Officials did not immediately release the boy’s name, but Geries said he lived in Bailey...

 

County tables water line extension

CLOVIS - The Curry County Board of Commissioners debated the proposed county road barn and water line extension agreement with EPCOR Water to provide water to the barn at a special meeting on...

 

Doctor leaves behind legacy as surgeon

Dr. Samuel Neff gave all of himself, both in the operating room and in the Clovis community, according to his friends and family. Neff, 96, of Clovis, died Wednesday, leaving behind a legacy as a...

 

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