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Jail Logs - July 23

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One dead, one hurt in Friday crash

CLOVIS - One Clovis man died and another was hospitalized following a Friday morning crash on New Mexico State Road 467. The accident led to a closure of a portion of the road south of Cannon Air...

One year later, 'Bullet Bob' still counting blessings

CLOVIS - He's not quite back to riding, as he'd hoped, but "Bullet Bob" is still counting his blessings on the first anniversary of his catastrophic motorcycle wreck in northern New Mexico. "This is...

No injuries reported in Sunday structure fire

CLOVIS - Clovis fire crews battled a structure fire Sunday afternoon at 13th and Mitchell streets. No injuries were reported, and the fire remains under investigation. Lt. Gerald Kilmer of the Clovis Fire Department said the call for the "castle... Full story

Farmer hopes hemp industry can blossom

PORTALES - His grow is only in its baby stages now, but one Roosevelt County farmer hopes hemp can blossom into a thriving industry for eastern New Mexico in the coming years. You may say he's a...

Niece: 'Uncle Freddy' had a big heart

CLOVIS - Many people knew him as "Uncle Freddy," a smart, outgoing man with "a big heart," his niece told The News last week. Alfred Tacorante, 50, was pulled dead from the site of a structure fire...

Public record - July 21

The following marriage licenses were filed through Thursday at the Curry County Clerk’s Office: • Francisco Chairez, 32, and Stella Mae Manuel, 33, both of Clovis • Edgar Ivan Herrera Villescas, 21, and Veronica Alva Miranda, 21, both of...

Jail log - July 21

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday - Thursday: Clovis • Manuel Duran, 46, residential burglary, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, possession of a controlled substance, driving while license suspended or revoked • Elias...

Clovis man among charged inmates

LAS CRUCES — A Clovis man convicted in 2014 of manslaughter was among prison inmates charged with attempted murder last week in Las Cruces. Rico Sena, 32, and four others allegedly attacked a sergeant and officer at the Southern New Mexico...

Crash still under investigation

CLOVIS — Three months later the crash is still under investigation, but reports shared last week with The News say a Clovis Police officer "failed to yield" in the April 14 motor vehicle collision with a civilian driver. Documents shared Friday...

Getting in their reps

PORTALES — This was one of those times where there was room to get it right. There will be plenty more times, plenty of preseason practices and scrimmages between Friday’s Seven-on-Seven...

Greyhounds add 23 for track and field

PORTALES — Athletes come, athletes go. Fade out, fade in. That’s the story for collegiate athletics. A good crop comes in and it’s soon time to bring in a fresh batch of recruits. Eastern New Mexico cross country/track & field head coach Jeff...

Five ENMU teams tops among LSC in overall GPA

RICHARDSON, Texas — Five Eastern New Mexico University programs were recognized as having the highest team GPAs in the Lone Star Conference Thursday, as the LSC office released the 2018-19 Academic Excellence Awards. Cameron took the men’s...

What's Happening - July 21

• Eastern New Mexico University is now selling 2019-20 memberships for the Greyhound Club, with club membership required to buy season tickets for football, volleyball and basketball. Memberships start at $100 with different benefits for donation...

Need to work harder at not being a grumpy old bear

I think I may be rapidly turning into the grumpy old man yelling at kids to get off his lawn. The other day the little boy from next door rang my doorbell while I was at work so I answered it using...

Our people: Talk and travel

My name is Janelle Mack. I am a mother of two children. My daughter Michaela is 19 and my son Jacob is 14. I love to travel and watch movies. I like comedy and horror movies. Tell us about your pets:...

Something to read - July 21

"The Academy" Author CJ Daly was born in Portales and grew up there on her family's ranch with six siblings. She now lives in Dallas with her husband and two sons. Book summary: Kate Connelly, 17,...

On the shelves - July 21

The following books are available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library In conjunction with the City of Clovis Floodplain Management Program, the Clovis-Carver Public Library maintains a collection of materials on National Flood Insurance...

Using patterened paper, Dupioni silk ahead on show

Information on using patterned paper to transform projects through folding, and using Dupioni silk in quilts will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday...

Senior calendar - July 21

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. canasta, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m. quilting, 1 p.m. pinochle, 6 p.m. musical Wednesday: 8...

Big government plans celebration for losing money

Curry County commissioners are planning a big celebration. They’ll be using taxpayer dollars of course. The occasion is a reminder of big-government’s eagerness to waste our money entertaining us. Commissioners have decided to spend $50,000...

Letter to the editor - July 21

Trump’s rhetoric should be condemned by all I am the white great-grandmother of four beautiful, intelligent great-grandchildren who are bi-racial and bi-cultural. They are the future of this country and I am sure will make great contributions to...

ESPN segment had layered beauty

This week’s best sports radio segment had little to do with sports. This week’s best criticism of ESPN came from inside ESPN. They were the same thing. Wednesday night saw President Trump at a political rally in North Carolina speaking about...

Blaming the country the language of American elites

Beto O’Rourke, the losing Texas senator candidate who bootstrapped his way into becoming a losing presidential candidate, had a message for refugees who had come to America: Your new country is a hellhole. The former congressman told a roundtable...

Another viewpoint: Many former prisoners deserve second chances

Young people make mistakes all the time. But when they make criminal mistakes, even some serious ones, their lives should not be thrown aside. Second chances should be given. This belief is why The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board has...

Foundation of war needs revisit

Here are two facts Americans should be aware of: There will be men and women deploying to Afghanistan for the first time this September who were born after Sept. 11, 2001; the authorization for that war was signed so long ago that 80% of the men...

Funeral services (Updated July 23)

Services Click Here to View Obituaries July 24 • Ginger Damron -- 2 p.m. (CDT) at Circle Back Baptist Church • Bobbye Reamer Neff — 9:30 a.m. at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens, Clovis • Beverly... Full story

Historic Pages - July 21

50 years ago July 21, 1969: Moon trip was "thrilling, exciting, marvelous." Click Here to...

Historic Pages - July 24

July 24, 1979 40 years ago today: Local criminals were not...

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