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 By David Grieder    News    April 20, 2018 

Workout on the corner

CLOVIS — Many know him as the energetic "workout guy," who can be seen hoisting a barbell or doing handstands at the northeast corner of the busy intersection of 21st and Norris streets. If you...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    April 20, 2018 

CCC turning out for Earth Day

CLOVIS — Earth Day, the annual worldwide celebration of our planet scheduled for Sunday, came a few days early at Clovis Community College on Thursday. The CCC Employee Community Outreach Council Mu...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    April 20, 2018 

SADD chapter opens at Portales High

PORTALES — Students in this busy age may sometimes feel they’re drowning in a sea of choices. That’s why a group of Portales High School students have decided to throw out some life preservers. Students Against Destructive Decisions is an...

 

Clovis teacher honored

Clovis High School teacher Amy Garcia was honored as the 2018 New Mexico Association for Career and Technical Education (NMACTE) Teacher of the Year, according to a news release from Clovis schools. The award was presented this month at the NMACTE...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    April 20, 2018 

City sends fee waiver issue to committee

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission is going to take a second look at fee waiver requests, and possibly how to pay for the city services those fees are supposed to support. The commission decided on a unanimous vote in Thursday evening’s meeting...

 
 News    April 20, 2018 

Events calendar - April 20

Today • United Blood Services Blood Drive — 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N. Prince St., Clovis. Information: 575-625-9743 • Book-to-Movie for Middle Grades — 4 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Movie:...

 
 News    April 20, 2018 

Meetings calendar - April 20

Today • Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents — 1 p.m. at Cooperative Educational Services, 4216 Balloon Park Rd. NE, Albuquerque. Information: 575-562-2133 Monday • Roosevelt County Budget Workshop — 9 a.m. at the Roosevelt County...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    April 20, 2018 

Reporter's notebook: Trains on track

All aboard, Clovis: Trains are rolling in on Saturday, but not the kind you might think. The Clovis Area Train Society is holding a model train show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ingram Room of the...

 

Pages past - April 20

On this date ... 1983: An abundant salamander crop was wreaking havoc with the drainage system at the Clovis wastewater treatment plant. Dikes around the lagoon had been damaged, and two local farmers...

 
 News    April 20, 2018 

Jail logs - April 20

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday: Clovis • Jose Guzman, 19, possession of a controlled substance, failure to appear on a felony charge, tampering with evidence, resisting, evading or obstructing an officer • Jenna...

 

Public record - April 20

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records through Wednesday at the Curry County clerk’s office: • Eduardo Soto Galvan, 28, to Carolina Flores Rodriguez, 34, both of Earth, Texas • Tanner Jon Sullivan, 22, to Ashlyn...

 
 By David Grieder    News    April 19, 2018

Prosecutors: Inmate faces possible 100-plus years

CLOVIS — Jewelry thieving, jail escape, drug trafficking and smuggling — that’s a lot to accomplish in less than a day, but a Clovis man is charged with that and more after returning late from a court-approved furlough last month. Brandon... Full story

 

Decision on building inspectors in Clovis' hands

PORTALES — The fate of a memorandum of understanding between Portales and Clovis will be in Clovis’ hands after the state demanded a piece of the action. Councilors on Tuesday approved amendments to the MOU requested by the New Mexico...

 

Officials optimistic about well field expansion

PORTALES — The expansion of Portales’ Blackwater well field may become a reality in just a few months, Public Works Director John DeSha told the City Council at its Tuesday meeting. In an informational report, DeSha said a draft of an amendment...

 

Clovis officials to discuss fee waiving process

CLOVIS — If you're giving something away, what's the point of a price tag? That's a question Commissioner Fidel Madrid wants to discuss at today's Clovis City Commission meeting. On the agenda for t... Full story

 

Events calendar - April 19

Today • Preschool Storytime — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-763-9687 • United Blood Services Blood Drive — 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Eastern New Mexico University Campus Union Building. Information: 575-625-9743...

 

Education digest - April 19

CCC to recognize more than 100 students Clovis Community College plans to recognize more than 100 students at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the CCC Town Hall. Recipients will include students from the fall 2017 Executive Vice President Honor Roll List and CCC Fo...

 

Meetings calendar - April 19

Today • Roosevelt County Budget Workshop — 9 a.m. at the Roosevelt County Courthouse, 109 W. First St., Portales. Information: 575-356-5307 • Curry County Health Council — Noon to 1 p.m. at the Curry County Administrative Complex, 417...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    April 19, 2018

Reporter's notebook: ENMU holding spring concert

PORTALES — Calling all chorus connoisseurs: the Eastern New Mexico University music department will present the ENMU Spring Choral Concert from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today in the ENMU Music Building. ENMU Music Department Secretary Jennifer Salomon...

 

Pages past - April 19

On this date ... 1978: The New Mexico Supreme Court issued a ruling that attorneys who wanted to promote their practices could do so through advertisements in newspapers and periodicals, but...

 

Jail logs - April 19

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday through Wednesday: Clovis • Maximino Silva, 22, driving while license suspended or revoked • Serafin Ramirez, 43, child abuse (negligently caused), receiving stolen property • Jonathan P...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    April 18, 2018

Jail contract unanimously approved

CLOVIS — The Curry County Adult Detention Center project will move forward after a contract with HB Construction Inc. was unanimously approved at Tuesday's Curry County Commission meeting. The...

 

Farwell voters to consider school improvements

FARWELL — Voters in Farwell are going to the polls to consider $9.4 million worth of improvements to school district facilities. The election is scheduled May 5. The ballot will include two separate bond questions: • Proposition A, which would...

 

Events calendar - April 18

Today • Richard Schwartz Faculty Saxophone Recital — 7 p.m. at the ENMU Music Building. Free admission. Information: 575-562-2377 Thursday • Preschool Storytime — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-763-9687 • United...

 

Officials vote to remove stop signs

PORTALES — After receiving concerns from residents, conducting traffic studies and debating extensively, the Roosevelt County Commission decided on Tuesday to remove stop signs from an...

 

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