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Jail Log - June 6

Click Here for Curry County Jail Logs Click Here for Roosevelt County Jail... — Updated 6/6/2023

Pages past, June 7: Zoo begins charging admission

On this date ... 1941: Roosevelt County, promoting itself as the “biggest producer of dairy products in New Mexico,” declared June as National Dairy Month. 1945: M and L Cafe,... — Updated 6/6/2023

Teens embark on internship program

The introduction of 75 teen interns to the working world Monday was quite real-world – an hour and a quarter of paperwork. They're all part of Curry County's High School Summer... — Updated 6/6/2023

ENMU to seek $6.4 million in research and public service funds

Eastern New Mexico University will seek funding totaling $6.4 million in research and public service funds from the New Mexico Higher Education and the New Mexico Legislature for the fiscal year 2025. ENMU regents approved the... — Updated 6/6/2023

Curry County to seek disaster declaration

Curry County will be seeking a disaster declaration from the state as a result of the damage from the precipitation laden super cell that hit the county May 24. Director of... — Updated 6/6/2023

AeroCare announces new medical base at RGH

The helicopter service that flies medical patients from eastern New Mexico to other regional medical centers now has another base of operations in addition to Clovis. AeroCare announced that its newest air medical base located in... — Updated 6/6/2023

Portales man arrested for attempted murder

A Portales man on Saturday was arrested for attempted murder following a series of threatening text messages sent to his former girlfriend, records show. Joseph Ervin, 33, on Tuesday was being held without bond in the Curry... — Updated 6/6/2023

Draggin' Main kicks off Saturday

Clovis’ annual Draggin’ Main gathering kicks off an eight-day run on Saturday. Hair bands and a “hot rods launch party” are the highlights Saturday at the Curry County Events Center, according to Zane Brothers, who helped... — Updated 6/6/2023

Heavy rains delay construction on Seventh Street in Clovis

Heavy rains in the past week have halted the road work on Seventh Street in Clovis. But City Manager Justin Howalt hopes the delays won't significantly extend the project. "The... — Updated 6/6/2023

Making more room to swing

Fun fact: Spider monkeys can live to be 40 years old. So says Clovis' Jessica Boisseau, who is spearheading an event aimed at making the next 20 years for Hillcrest Park Zoo's... — Updated 6/6/2023

Funeral services (Updated June 6)

Services Click Here to View Obituaries • Charlie Anaya Jr., 69, died May 25. Information: Dunn Funeral Home • Barbara Corbin, 83, died June 3. Information: Steed-Todd Funeral... — Updated 6/6/2023 Full story


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Faith: Trying to honor my father in all I do

Father’s Day is sneaking up on me. Since my dad died, there is a hint of sadness tied in with the gratitude I feel remembering my dad. This year, it’s compounded by the passing... — Updated 6/6/2023

Faith: Bowed to pressure of a good zero-turn lawn mower

I bowed to peer pressure recently. Ironically, the pressure came from the very offspring I’d always sternly counseled to avoid peer pressure. Yes, and I’d also taught them to... — Updated 6/6/2023

Learned some of my favorite things from my buddy Catfish

Bossman here at the paper asked me if I’d write a Wednesday column every other week. “Nothing controversial,” he said. Me? Controversial? I gave up on controversy when I could plainly see we all ain’t gonna dwell in a... — Updated 6/6/2023

Opinion: Impoundment control act a disaster

Context. Perspective. Background. It’s not news to anyone that the major media consistently fail to provide any of those things when covering the burning political issues of the... — Updated 6/6/2023

Opinion: Tina Turner bold, daring, visionary

Tina Turner, who died last month, was a pioneer and an artist who personified the word innovative. Like her contemporary, Little Richard, Tina Turner brought an uncompromised... — Updated 6/6/2023

Publisher's journal: He 'fundamentally' disagrees with Biden, offers voters option

He has been an outspoken and persistent critic of the COVID-19 vaccine. Mainstream media have described his views on the issue as misleading and dangerous. Instagram kicked him off... — Updated 6/6/2023

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