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 By Kevin Wilson    News    January 22, 2017

Passionate, resourceful, Tillie Shaw

After her first retirement only lasted four years, everybody who worked with Tillie Shaw assumed she'd never have a second one. She never officially did. The longtime chief executive officer for the C...

 

We will be heard

PORTALES - With chants including "Women's rights are human rights," more than four dozen area residents flocked to the Roosevelt County Courthouse on Saturday to make their voices heard. The human and...

 
 By Douglas Clark    News    January 22, 2017

Commission focus on smaller projects

CLOVIS — Heeding the advice of a former city commission and current state legislator, the Clovis City Commission has decided to go small or go home with its capital outlay list. On the advice of Rep. Randy Crowder, R-Clovis, the commission voted...

 
 By Pages past    News    January 22, 2017

Pages past - Jan. 22

On this date ... 1977: Clovis edged Roswell, 45-43, in high school basketball. “With the score tied 43 all, Nelson Franse had to fire up an off-balance 15-footer that hit the cotton at the...

 

Events calendar - Jan. 22

Monday • Page Turners book club — 6:30 at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Book: Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flag. Information: 575-763-9687 • Holby’s Sonnets & Soliloquies — 7 p.m. in Buchanan Hall at ENMU,...

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 22

Monday • Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority — 11 a.m. at Rio Chama Steakhouse, 14 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe. Information: 575-935-4262 Tuesday • Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education — 5:30 p.m. at the CMS administration...

 

Enrollment up, crime low at CCC, says president

Editor's note: Clovis Community College President Becky Rowley discussed several topics as part of a periodic series checking up on issues related to the university. A 2015 report showed Clovis...

 

Clovis police blotter - Jan. 22

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Thursday • 7:52 a.m.: Battery, 2100 block of North Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard • 7:57 a.m.: Contempt of court, 100...

 

Portales police blotter - Jan. 22

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Thursday • 10:47 a.m.: Burglary report, 1800 block South Avenue J • 12:35 p.m.: Ambulance requested, 1800 block South Avenue J • 1:25 p.m.: Larceny, walk in • 4:51...

 

Plenty to celebrate at Clovis chamber banquet

CLOVIS — There was plenty for the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce to celebrate at its annual banquet Friday night. And, it turns out, there were more people to do the celebrating at the Clovis Civic Center than in years past. Chamber...

 
 By David Stevens    News    January 21, 2017 

Warrant issued in 'car surfing' case

CLOVIS — A warrant was issued Tuesday for the arrest of a Clovis High School student involved in last month’s “car surfing” incident, District Attorney Andrea Reeb said. Reeb said the girl, 16, is charged with the delinquent act of reckless...

 

ENMU music department holding faculty recital

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University music department faculty and guest musicians will offer a diverse array of performances at a faculty recital Monday. “Sonnets and Soliloquies” by William Hoiby will be performed by two ENMU faculty...

 

Pages past - Jan. 21

On this date ... 1977: In his first executive order, President Jimmy Carter fulfilled his campaign promise and granted a full, complete and unconditional pardon to all Vietnam draft evaders who were...

 

Events calendar - Jan. 21

Today • Voices of Freedom event —7 p.m.-10 p.m. at Clovis Civic Center. Featuring guest speaker Kris "Tanto" Paronto, hero from Benghazi, Libya attack, and patriotic rock music by Dave Bray. Tickets: $25-$75. Information: 575-935-5000 •...

 
 By Andrew Oxford    News    January 21, 2017 

Budget relief may place burden on schools

sANTA FE — Legislators' last attempt to balance this year's budget relied heavily on across-the-board cuts to state programs, but some critics of the new effort say lawmakers are placing the burden...

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 21

Monday • Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority — 11 a.m. at Rio Chama Steakhouse, 14 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe. Information: 575-935-4262 Wednesday • Public Works Committee — 8:30 a.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828...

 

Prince Street work expected to be quick

CLOVIS — Thursday travelers on Prince Street may have received a small surprise, in the form of road work between 21st Street and Llano Estacado Boulevard. The repaving project, however, isn't...

 

Coffeehouse brings residents together musically, spiritually

CLOVIS — Local church members are getting the chance to praise and sing at the same time. The Coffeehouse, which meets every second Saturday of the month with the exception of December, brings...

 

Portales, Fort Sumner organize 'sister marches'

Residents from Portales and Fort Sumner are uniting for a common cause to speak out for human and women’s rights. Organizer Alexis Roth is organizing a march at 10 a.m. Saturday at Dallas Park in Fort Sumner. The event is inspired by the Women’s...

 
 By Douglas Clark    News    January 20, 2017

Commissioners approve resolution supporting tax measure

CLOVIS — During Thursday’s regular meeting the Clovis City Commission demonstrated support for a state legislative measure helmed by Rep. Randy Crowder that, if approved by voters, would grant authority to all counties and municipalities to...

 

Meetings watch: Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents

The following were actions taken at the Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents meeting Wednesday afternoon at the Hotel Santa Fe in Santa Fe: • In his report, ENMU President Steven Gamble offered regents an update on the 2017 New Mexico...

 

Clovis man convicted on drug charges

CLOVIS — A Clovis man was convicted Wednesday afternoon of trafficking a controlled substance, according to a news release from the district attorney’s office. Sentencing is pending for Devin Branch, 32, in connection to a December 2015 arrest....

 

Denny's to open Sunday

CLOVIS — Clovis’ newest restaurant is set to open Sunday. Denny’s plans a 6 p.m. opening at 4400 Prince Street, with a grand opening celebration to be held in February. According to a company news release, the restaurant will bring about 85...

 

2017 Dora Science Fair results

The following are the winners of the Dora Consolidated Schools Science Fair Monday and Tuesday, and will advance to the regional level of the science fair March 4 at Eastern New Mexico University: • Sixth grade: Mason Pritchett and Hudsyn Padgett;...

 

Pages past - Jan. 20

On this date ... 1977: Clovis city commissioners turned down an offer of federal mediation for police harassment allegations, but agreed to establish a human rights board or commission to handle conce...

 

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