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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....

 

Reporter's notebook: Sending help to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico, which was devastated by Hurricane Irma in September, has been receiving assistance from across the United States since the tragedy. Now eastern New Mexico and Texas Panhandle communities have joined in the rebuilding. Xcel Energy on...

 

Pages past - Jan. 12

On this date ... 1988: Gayla Brumfield, board member of the Clovis YMCA, accepted a $1,000 check from Ray Falks, supervisor of the Santa Fe Railroad in Clovis. The donation was designated to be used...

 

Jail logs - Jan. 12

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday: Clovis • Andrea Sena, 35, concealing identity, failure to appear on a felony charge • Danielle Terrazas, 23, failure to pay fines, probation violation • Denise Cornell, 54, failure...

 

City of Portales faces staffing issue

PORTALES — A state law could potentially be keeping the city of Portales from hiring a new building inspector, City Manager Sammy Standefer told the city council Tuesday. Standefer said that in late 2017, one of the city’s inspectors resigned....

 
 By David Grieder    News    January 11, 2018

Police looking for female shooter

CLOVIS — Police on Wednesday were still in search of a woman accused of shooting a man in the leg with a sawed off rifle the day before in Clovis. The victim described the incident as an act of...

 

Time ticking on barn contracts

CLOVIS — Time is running out for the Curry County Commission to take action on contracts for a proposed road barn and a water line extension agreement to provide water to the barn. The two contracts will go back in front of the commission today...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    January 11, 2018

Reporter's notebook - Jan. 11

CLOVIS — The force was strong this holiday season as “Star Wars” continues to rake in money. The latest movie in the series, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” was 2017’s highest grossing film, earning $574 million in 2017, according to...

 

Pages past - Jan. 11

On this date ... 1983: The Melrose Chamber of Commerce had honored a number of its local citizens at its annual banquet. Mary Lou Bagwell was named Citizen of the Year, and Ed Estes received the Work...

 

Jail log - Jan. 11

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday: Clovis • Antre Gonzales, 34, failure to appear at time and place stated in citation, contempt of court • Sulimiroslava Ibave, 35, failure to pay fines • Denise Apodaca-Sena, 42,...

 

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...

 

Events calendar - Jan. 11

Today • Tween Program — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Activity: Resolution jars. Information: 575-356-3940 • Preschool storytime — 6 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Story: “Cold snap.” Information: 575-356-3940 • 2018 Annual...

 

Shots fired investigation underway

CLOVIS — Police are investigating a shots-fired incident from late Tuesday morning near Hillcrest Park. A caller reported hearing four gunshots and seeing a man running into a home near the corner of 11th and Walnut Streets around 11:45 a.m., accor...

 

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....

 

Events calendar - Jan. 10

Today • Preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Story: “Cold Snap.” Information: 575-356-3940 • Teen Program — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Activity: Xbox One free play. Information: 575-356-3940 Thursday...

 

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...

 

Reporter's Notebook - Jan. 10

PORTALES — Tahir Shah wrote “Stories are a communal currency of humanity” in his book “In Arabian Nights.” If that is the case, a national non-profit group hopes to make us all rich. StoryCorps — whose mission, according to a press...

 

Grant aids Portales district's GRADS effort

PORTALES — About $27,000 is heading to Portales Municipal Schools for its expecting-parent program. Superintendent Johnnie Cain told board members Monday that a $101,798 grant the district applied for in September will be split two ways: $27,000...

 

Roosevelt sheriff's office honored for helping in wake of library shooting

PORTALES — The Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office wasn't expecting anything out of the ordinary on Aug. 28, but found itself assisting the Clovis Police Department during a major tragedy. CPD Chief...

 

Officials: Theft includes toxic chemicals

FRIONA — Those responsible for recent barn thefts in Parmer County may have stolen a potentially toxic chemical. A news release from the Parmer County Sheriff’s Office said six canisters of aluminum phosphate were among items stolen from barns...

 
 By David Grieder    News    January 10, 2018

Christmas shooting death under investigation

PORTALES — Classmates and teachers, along with family, were among those Friday evening mourning the Christmas Day death of seventh-grader Justin James “J.J.” King. Letters of support for King’s family and memories of the 13-year old were...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    January 10, 2018

Dozens of dogs recovered throughout city

CLOVIS — If you were cold rushing from your vehicle to your house last Thursday, when the temperature reached a low of 24 degrees, imagine being stranded outside. That was the case for more than two dozen Chihuahuas that have been recovered from...

 

Police seek woman in shooting

CLOVIS — Law officers have issued an arrest warrant for a 25-year-old woman following a shooting on Tuesday afternoon. Gabrielle Carver, described as a 5-foot-7, 160-pound Hispanic female, is...

 

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...

 

Police: Shots fired near 11th and Walnut

CLOVIS — Police are investigating reports of shots fired about 11:45 a.m. Tuesday near the corner of 11th and Walnut streets. A caller told police "they had heard four gunshots and had seen a male subject running into a home," according to a...

 

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