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Two charged in Jonquil Park drug bust

Two Clovis residents were charged Thursday following a May 26 drug bust that produced cocaine and firearms. Agents with the Region V Drug Task Force, which includes Clovis police and the Curry County Sheriff's Office, served a... — Updated 6/1/2023

Man arrested after officer-involved shooting

Monday's incident in which a Curry County Sheriff's deputy discharged his firearm began as a vehicle pursuit and ended in a foot pursuit, Sheriff Mike Reeves said Tuesday. New... — Updated 5/31/2023

Pages past, May 31: Heavy rains flood eastern New Mexico

On this date ... 1914: Portales wrapped up a record-setting month for rainfall that stands today. The city saw 12.67 inches of rain during May. The other 11 months of 1914,... — Updated 5/31/2023

Jail Log - June 2

Click Here for Curry County Jail Logs Click Here for Roosevelt County Jail... — Updated 6/2/2023

Solar projects approved in Curry and Roosevelt

The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) has approved six potential solar community projects located in Curry and Roosevelt counties for the opportunity to build and operate their facilities. The six projects, with a... — Updated 5/30/2023

Three die in shooting at motorcycle rally

RED RIVER -- Three people died and five others were hospitalized after a shooting involving two outlaw motorcycle gangs at a New Mexico rally, state police said. The gunfire at the Red River Memorial Motorcycle Rally erupted... — Updated 5/30/2023

Chancellor talks growth in state of the university speech

The newly hired president of Eastern New Mexico University and chancellor of the ENMU System, James Johnston, spoke of how the university is growing and how he plans to continue... — Updated 5/30/2023

Children's business fair set for Saturday

Area youth will have the chance to test their entrepreneurial sense this Saturday for the Clovis Mainstreet Children’s Business Fair. The shopping event “allows for kids to develop a brand, create a product or service, build... — Updated 5/30/2023

Wildcat alumni to be recognized at Hall of Honor

Four individuals are set to be recognized Saturday at this year’s Hall of Honor luncheon for Clovis Municipal Schools at the Clovis Civic Center. This year, all four recipients are Wildcat alumni. To be inducted into the Hall... — Updated 5/30/2023

One dog-attack suspect enters not-guilty plea

One of the two suspects in a fatal dog-mauling case in Tucumcari pleaded not guilty to two felony charges in district court Wednesday. Mary Olimpia Montoya, 51, appeared by phone in front of District Judge Albert Mitchell Jr.... — Updated 5/30/2023

Funeral services (Updated June 2)

Services Click Here to View Obituaries • Virginia Barnett, 74, died May 25. Information: Wheeler Mortuary • Jack Campbell, 65, died May 27. Information: Chavez Funeral Home ... — Updated 6/2/2023


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Faith: Beauty in Christ's commandment to love one another

If Jesus had done no other miracle (and he did many), I wonder if getting the 12 guys we now call apostles to spend time in the same room and not kill each other might not be a... — Updated 5/30/2023

Opinion: Scott treatment plain old racism

What did you do to celebrate Memorial Day? How did you honor the soldiers, sailors and airmen who made the ultimate sacrifice to keep America safe, free and great for more than 240... — Updated 5/30/2023

Opinion: Greene fear-mongering offensive

The Jezebel of the Republican Party is at it again. Just when you thought she could not get any more disingenuous and despicable, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene engaged in some wild... — Updated 5/30/2023

Publisher's journal: Storms rack up millions in losses across our region

I almost forgot cattle could swim until I saw their feed lot under water in Hereford last weekend. They weren't the only ones surprised to see so much water. We were all reminded... — Updated 5/30/2023

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