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Milk giveaway scheduled for Saturday

CLOVIS — Dairy Farmers of America, along with Gandy's and Dairy MAX, will hold a drive-thru milk giveaway Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Clovis. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., or until supplies are... — Updated 5/12/2021

Clovis pedestrian killed on Mabry

CLOVIS -- A Clovis man died early Wednesday morning after he was hit by a truck on Mabry Drive, police said. The victim was identified as 34-year-old Adam Solano. Police said it happened just before 3 a.m. when they were called... — Updated 5/12/2021

Bovina man dies in crash

A Bovina man died Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash on New Mexico 77, near the intersection of Curry Road G. A news release from Curry County Sheriff Wesley Waller stated Garrett Viss, 65, of Bovina was ejected from his vehicle... — Updated 5/12/2021

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Jail Logs - May 12

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Clovis man guilty of trafficking

CLOVIS -- A 25-year-old Clovis man on Tuesday was convicted of trafficking illegal drugs. A Clovis jury found Roman Viveros guilty on two counts of trafficking controlled substances, second degree felonies. Judge Matt Chandler... — Updated 5/12/2021

NM to receive $1.75 billion in relief aid

The U.S. Treasury announced Monday the state of New Mexico will receive $1.75 billion in federal pandemic relief aid, part of an effort by President Joe Biden and Congress to help governments respond to the economic fallout from... — Updated 5/11/2021

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Pages past, May 12: Republicans were coming, Jones didn't do it

On this date ... 1911: Homer Jones did not shoot his business partner at Taiban as authorities had alleged. Jones' innocence was declared by Edward Gardner, the man Jones was... — Updated 5/12/2021

Jail log - May 12

Booked The following were booked into local jails (Friday-Tuesday): Clovis • Rex Williams, 67, criminal damage to property • Ricky Martinez, 56, parole violation • Mario Hernandez-Arreola, 43, driving while under the... — Updated 5/11/2021

Curry, Roosevelt confirm 28 new cases of COVID-19

Curry and Roosevelt counties confirmed 28 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, along with one of the state’s eight deaths. The Monday report, which combines Saturday and Sunday reports, showed Curry County with 28 new cases... — Updated 5/11/2021

Fort Sumner Chamber initiates signage project for graves

FORT SUMNER — The Chamber of Commerce board of directors has initiated a new interpretive signage project, which will offer historical background information for several graves within the Old Fort Military Cemetery. The... — Updated 5/11/2021

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Funeral services (Updated May 13)

Services Click Here to View Obituaries Attendance at funerals is significantly limited because of social distancing parameters related to the coronavirus. Until further notice,... — Updated 5/13/2021

Obituaries

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Puzzles

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Purple Press 5-12-21

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Covid-19: One Year Later

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2021 Medical Directory

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Best of Clovis 2020

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Best of Portales 2020

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Goddard topples Lady Cats with five in seventh

CLOVIS — Roswell Goddard scored five runs in the top of the seventh to break a tie and defeat Clovis High’s softball team 14-10 on Saturday, completing the sweep of a high-scoring doubleheader at Lady Wildcat Field. Goddard,... — Updated 5/11/2021

ENMU's Seema takes 800 at LSC meet

CANYON, Texas — Junior Malethabo Seema highlighted Eastern New Mexico University performances in the Lone Star Conference track meet over the weekend, capturing first place in the women’s 800 with a time of 2 minutes, 19.02... — Updated 5/11/2021

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CHS swimmers eye state

CLOVIS - Clovis High sophomore Shyann Kissinger is hoping her experience will help in Thursday's state girls swimming competition at Albuquerque Academy. After all, she's one of... — Updated 5/11/2021

Cats earn rare victory over Robertson

LAS VEGAS, N.M. — Clovis High’s boys scored a rare win over traditional state tennis power Las Vegas Robertson on Monday, beating the Cardinals 7-2 in a dual match. Meantime, the Lady Wildcats absorbed a 7-2 setback at the... — Updated 5/11/2021

Portales tabs Ruth Chavez for AD post

PORTALES — Ruth Chavez came back to Portales High School in 2020 to coach the Ram volleyball program for a second time. Now, she’ll coach the entire PHS athletic program, with an upcoming promotion to the district’s... — Updated 5/11/2021

Local scoreboard - May 12

SWIMMING Prep summary District 3 championships Saturday at Carlsbad Boys Team standings: 1. Hobbs 150; 2. Clovis 113; 3. Carlsbad 88; 4. Alamogordo 47; 5. Las Cruces 37; 6. Artesia 32; 7. Lovington 8. Clovis results 200 medley... — Updated 5/11/2021

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Faith: Shame we forget how much grace we receive

I’ve long ago forgotten where I found the tale I’m about to relate, but I like it. Personally, I very much doubt that it’s factual; it does, however, hold a lesson or two... — Updated 5/11/2021

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Too many choices, too exhausting

I read something recently that proposed an interesting conundrum (and gave me an excuse to use “conundrum,” which is one of my favorite words): We humans love choices, but we... — Updated 5/11/2021

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Opinion: Census report should be wakeup call

The US Census Bureau recently released what can only be described as some disturbing data regarding the future of New Mexico. Notably, while the state’s population grew by just... — Updated 5/11/2021

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Opinion: Glad I have as much choice as I do

It's good to have choices. The continuing COVID-19 overreactions of New Mexico's politicians mean I've spent much less time and money in New Mexico than I would have normally. Why... — Updated 5/11/2021

Opinion: Use of Signal app troubling to open government

The use of a secure communications app by the Children, Youth and Families Department that routinely encrypts and deletes communications between staffers is more than troubling. One child advocacy organization calls it... — Updated 5/11/2021

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Congratulations to CHS esport-sters

Entering a unique computer lab at Clovis High School recently, I tiptoed in and sidled up to Coach Andrew Tipton. It wasn't exactly like entering the bridge of Star Trek's USS... — Updated 5/11/2021

Parade Magazine 5-9-21

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