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Pearce faces challengers for NM GOP leadership

After a bruising midterm election in which Republicans not only failed to make gains but lost their only congressional seat in the state, Steve Pearce will try to hold on as chairman of the New Mexico GOP for a third term during... — Updated 12/1/2022

NMSU coach apologetic about deadly shooting

Ten days after his starting power forward was shot and hospitalized after a 3 a.m. shootout on the University of New Mexico campus that left a UNM student dead, New Mexico State University basketball coach Greg Heiar was... — Updated 11/30/2022

James Johnston chosen as new chancellor/president of ENMU

PORTALES -- The new chancellor/president for Eastern New Mexico University is James Johnston. Johnston was one of five finalists for ENMU's top job. He is the 12th president of the... — Updated 11/29/2022

Jail Log - December 1

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Jail log - Nov. 30

Booked The following were booked into local jails (Friday - Tuesday): Clovis • League Clay, 46, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Jason Sanchez, 26, reckless driving, battery against a household member, aggravated... — Updated 11/29/2022

New Mexico House GOP elect new leaders

New Mexico House Republicans recently moved to overhaul their leadership team, after a southeast New Mexico lawmaker decided to abandon his bid to retain the party’s top post in the State Legislature. In leadership elections in... — Updated 11/29/2022

Counties, cities plan mental health facility

ROSWELL — A Denver-based company is working with four counties and two municipalities in the area to develop a $44.5 million regional mental and behavioral health treatment center in Clovis, a facility that government leaders... — Updated 11/29/2022

County manager's contract, pay raise up for vote at meeting

PORTALES -- Roosevelt County Manager Amber Hamilton’s contract extension and pay raise is up for another vote at the county’s next commission meeting, on Monday. Hamilton on Nov. 22 was given a $15,000 per year raise making... — Updated 11/29/2022

Curry detention center receives reaccreditation

The Curry County administration has announced the Curry County Adult Detention Center (CCADC) has been reaccredited by the Adult Detention Professional Standards Council of New Mexico Counties. According to a news release CCADC... — Updated 11/29/2022

Higher calf prices projected into 2023

Drought conditions in Texas and throughout the U.S. continue to take a toll on cattle numbers, with higher calf prices and less beef production projected for 2023, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service livestock... — Updated 11/29/2022

Funeral services (Updated Dec. 1)

Services Click Here to View Obituaries • Eulalia Armijo, 80, died Nov. 25. Information: Chavez Funeral Home • Edna Barreras, 66, died Nov. 23. Information: Muffley Funeral Home... — Updated 12/1/2022 Full story


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Holiday Favorites 2022

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Graduation 2022

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Purple Press 11-6-2022

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Veterans Tribute 2021

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Halloween Thrill Guide 2022

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Menu Guide 2022

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Fall Home Improvement 2022

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Women in Business 2022

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Welcome Edition 2022

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Best of Clovis/Portales 2022

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U.S. defeats Iran, advances at World Cup

AL THUMAMA, Qatar - Needing a victory to advance to the final 16 of the World Cup, the U.S. took care of business Tuesday, edging Iran 1-0 on a Christian Pulisic goal late in the... — Updated 11/29/2022

Commentary: Fight and grit? Raiders have plenty

Another Texas Tech home football game, another walk-off field goal in overtime, another storming of the field. The first two were in the bright sunshine and mid-80s of September,... — Updated 11/29/2022

Cats, Lady Cats open wresting slate in tourney

ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High’s wrestlers opened the 2022-23 campaign on Saturday in the 12-team Volcano Vista Westside Kickoff tournament, with the boys finishing second in their four-team pool at 2-1 and then splitting two... — Updated 11/29/2022

Texico posts sweep against Mescalero in opening twin bill

TEXICO — Four players combined for 34 points on Monday night as Texico’s girls opened their season with a 43-33 victory over Mescalero. Texico’s boys completed the sweep in their opener, handing the Chiefs a 63-38 loss in... — Updated 11/29/2022

Valencia edges past Lady Cats late

LOS LUNAS — Clovis High’s girls were essentially beaten by a gang of two on Saturday. Junior guard Azalia Mazilia and senior guard Jaydyn Montoya combined for nine 3-pointers and 47 points, and it was just enough to lift... — Updated 11/29/2022

Hounds topple Mustangs

PORTALES - Senior guard Eze Dike didn't mind that his Eastern New Mexico University men's basketball squad struggled at times against NAIA member University of the Southwest on... — Updated 11/29/2022

Lady Rams rebuilding in 2022-23

PORTALES — There’s no Kylyie Paden in the middle this season as a scoring threat and rim-protector. The three-pronged guard combo of Taris Rippee, Riley Schillings and Teagan Faust has also graduated. Portales High’s girls... — Updated 11/29/2022

ENMU women turn back Mountaineers

PORTALES — A relatively balanced attack for Eastern New Mexico University’s women got the better of Western Colorado’s mostly one-woman show on Saturday. While senior guard Emmery Wagstaff did her best to keep the... — Updated 11/29/2022

Faith: Thankful for a Thanksgiving good time

I am writing, or trying to write, in a turkey-induced stupor. Well, that’s at least partly correct. But not, I think, the turkey part. Our family had a really nice Thanksgiving.... — Updated 11/29/2022

Opinion: Hope lies in taking up challenge

The other day I heard a program on NPR discussing how children and youth are taking in the threat of climate change. One teenager spoke of how he became keenly aware of the threat when he had to leave his home as he viewed an... — Updated 11/29/2022

Opinion: Humans must mature past politics

People are more alike than different. Even those who use politics against you want the same things you want. They want to live their lives the way they believe is best, and they... — Updated 11/29/2022

Opinion: Be thankful that democracy has again worked

Few persons would think of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address as appropriate Thanksgiving-season reading. Many among us, for some strange reason, prefer to imagine him delivering it under a searing sun and in soggy humidity.... — Updated 11/29/2022

Parade Magazine E-Edition

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