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Man claims self-defense in motel shooting

CLOVIS — A Texas man says he shot a would-be mugger who came at him with a knife early Friday morning outside a Clovis motel. Zion Flores, 20, of Mission, Texas, said he was in his car about 8:15 a.m. when two men came toward him, one slashing...

Pinwheel event promotes positive messages

CLOVIS - Messages of peace, love and tranquility filled the entrance to the Clovis-Carver Public Library on Friday as an installation of more than 400 colorful pinwheels greeted patrons entering the...

Jouett medical services at issue in hearing

CLOVIS - Nathaniel Jouett, the now-17-year-old accused of killing two and injuring four in last year's library shooting, returned to court Friday for a hearing regarding his medical services. Correct...

Jail logs - Sept. 22

Booked The following were booked into local jails Thursday-Friday: Clovis • Justice Dunn, 24, failure to appear at time and place stated in citation • Larry Lucero, 52, probation violation • Mariela Morales, 37, failure to pay fines • Cesar...

Man convicted of fleeing officer

CLOVIS — A Curry County jury on Thursday convicted a Clovis man of fleeing from a law-enforcement officer. Brandon Cordova, 36, could face up to 5 1/2 years in prison when sentenced. Police said Cordova, on March 8, 2017, led an officer on a car...

Pages past - Sept. 22

On this date ... 1958: William "Tommy" Thompson was traveling around New Mexico with his trained horse - "Candy" - trying to secure votes in his run for Congress. The Republican said he's "putting on...

Events calendar - Sept. 22

Today • Yard sale fundraiser — 8 a.m. to noon, parking lot on the southeast intersection of Thornton and Purdue Streets in Clovis. Benefits Clovis High band students. Information: 575-769-2311, ext. 3321 • Jordan World Circus — 3 p.m. and 7...

Meetings calendar - Sept. 22

Monday • Economic Incentive Board — 7:30 a.m., Assembly Room at Clovis City Hall, 321 N. Connelly. Information: 575-763-9654 • Roosevelt General Hospital board meeting — 5:30 p.m., Fred Anthony Conference Room, RGH, 42121 U.S. 70, Portales....

Coronado cruises past Cats

CLOVIS — If Clovis High’s football team could bottle up its first defensive and offensive series from Friday night’s game against Lubbock Coronado, play like that going forward, the Wildcats...

Rams look to move back above .500 mark

PORTALES — Last week’s frustrating 28-0 loss at Goddard created a lot of competition for Portales football this week. In particular, the Rams (2-2) were looking to get a lot tougher, after...

Hounds have tough obstacle to avoid 0-4 start

Eastern New Mexico University’s football team is 0-3, fresh off a loss to Texas A&M-Commerce, the nation’s top-ranked Division II team. And it doesn’t get a whole lot easier for the Greyhounds....

College Daze tough competition, but fun way to start

PORTALES — ENMU’s College Daze Rodeo has been a bit hit or miss for the home Greyhounds, with mixed results across the board through two days. In one sense, there’s three Greyhounds that sit in...

College soccer: ENMU women win LSC opener

PORTALES — Sometimes its better to be lucky than good. The Eastern New Mexico women’s soccer team was a little of each on Friday night. The Greyhounds started off the Lone Star Conference season...

Greyhounds shut out for first time in 2018

PORTALES — Jarrod Cooper scored off a corner kick early in the second half, and Thursday saw Eastern New Mexico’s men’s soccer team shut out for the first time in the young season with a 1-0 loss to Rogers State at Greyhound Stadium. Noah...

ENMU volleyball moves back above .500

PORTALES — It would be a stretch to say the Eastern New Mexico volleyball team never broke a sweat Friday against Western New Mexico. But it wouldn’t be accurate to say the Greyhounds had to...

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