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Clovis woman in Lubbock hospital in critical condition

A Clovis woman is in critical condition in a Lubbock hospital after being hit by a vehicle Monday night near the intersection of Seventh and Jones Streets. According to a news release from Clovis Police Department Captain Roman... — Updated 2/7/2023

Jail Log - February 7

Click Here for Curry County Jail Logs Click Here for Roosevelt County Jail... — Updated 2/7/2023

Pages past, Feb. 8: Burglar shoots himself at Top Hat

On this date ... 1943: The Clovis Army Air Force basketball team was looking for competition. Lt. George Pastor, the team’s coach, said they would play high school teams,... — Updated 2/7/2023

Vaccinations to be given to all stray dogs, cats

The High Plains Humane Society (HPHS) is going to be vaccinating all dogs and cats that enter the City of Clovis Animal shelter. The agreement comes after Clovis City Commissioners voted to partner with the Humane Society at... — Updated 2/7/2023

U.S. cattle herd at lowest in 8 years

America’s cattle inventory totaled 89.3 million head as of Jan. 1, according to USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) — 3% fewer than the 92.1 million a year ago. NASS’ estimate for all cows and heifers that... — Updated 2/7/2023

ENMU enrollment up near 8% over 2022

PORTALES – Administrators at Eastern New Mexico University’s (ENMU)-Portales campus report ENMU’s enrollment numbers are up by 7.8 percent from spring 2022. The spring 2023 total headcount is 4,849 students, up from 4,490... — Updated 2/7/2023

City committee halts idea of police TV show

ROSWELL - One group of Roswell city councilors has rejected the idea of having a TV series featuring Roswell police officers, and the elected officials also have tabled an action to fund a home-building incentive program so that... — Updated 2/7/2023

UFO festivities taking place in March

ROSWELL - UFO XPO, the Roswell Daily Record, Main Street Roswell and Galacticon have teamed up for festivities taking place on March 10-12. Talks, films, music, cosplay, food and... — Updated 2/7/2023

New CDL requirements begin this week

New federal requirements for a commercial driver’s license took hold this week, and it could have a major impact on anything from hauling grain or livestock to picking up a piece of equipment that’s more than 150 miles from... — Updated 2/7/2023

Jail log - Feb. 8

Booked The following were booked into local jail (Friday - Tuesday): Clovis • Louie Maes, 37, residential burglary, larceny • Clayton Chavez, 28, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge, criminal damage to property ... — Updated 2/7/2023

Funeral services (Updated Feb. 7)

Services Click Here to View Obituaries • Anna Cerda, 51, died Feb. 2. Information: Muffley Funeral Home • Pura Colon-Aponte, 92, died Jan. 31. Information: Muffley Funeral Home... — Updated 2/7/2023


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Faith: Pigs, the Space Station, and perspective

Perspective. It matters. You’ve heard the “ham and egg breakfast” wisdom? The chicken is involved, but the pig is committed. (Of course, these days, anyone who needs eggs is... — Updated 2/7/2023

Opinion: New tax rule only hurts little people

The IRS is so kind. Our most beloved federal agency has delayed until next year a new income-reporting law it has carefully designed to squeeze the last drops of tax revenue out... — Updated 2/7/2023

Opinion: Readers like Pickles, but not Macanudo

Comics survey says: Our newspaper readers love Pickles, they really don’t care for Macanudo, Popeye is hard to read and … please bring back the grocery store inserts and the... — Updated 2/7/2023

Mishap could have long-lasting consequences

I began with the best of intentions. There was a carton of sour cream that had somehow glued itself to a shelf in my refrigerator. (If it appears I am trying to completely dodge... — Updated 2/7/2023

Commentary: With Mahomes, all we can do is watch

With Mahomes, all we can do is watch There’s a funny GIF out there on the information superhighway of then-Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury surrounded by three or four players.... — Updated 2/7/2023

Hounds improve postseason position

PORTALES – In a game reminiscent of their earlier meeting in Lawton, Okla., the Eastern New Mexico University and Cameron women's basketball team found scoring somewhat hard to... — Updated 2/7/2023

Cats, Lady Cats qualify every event

HOBBS – Clovis High's boys finished first while the girls were second in District 3-4 swimming competition on Saturday. The Wildcats have eight swimmers going to the state meet... — Updated 2/7/2023

Eagles collect District 6-1A win over Longhorns

LOGAN – Senior Noah Gershon knocked down four 3-pointers and scored 28 points as Clovis Christian topped Logan 61-55 in District 6-1A boys basketball on Saturday. Senior Carter Teune and O.B. Blanco added 16 and 10 points,... — Updated 2/7/2023

Lady Cats' Ward earns state berth at 165 pounds

ALBUQUERQUE – Freshman Sunnay Ward is scheduled to represent Clovis High in the girls portion of state wrestling competition Feb. 17-18 at Rio Rancho. Ward placed fifth at 165 pounds for the Lady Wildcats in regional... — Updated 2/7/2023

WT, LCU ready to test Hounds' home mark

PORTALES – Eastern New Mexico University's men didn't have much trouble keeping their perfect record at Greyhound Arena intact last week. This week, you can figure that mark will... — Updated 2/7/2023

No. 5 Angelo posts sweep over ENMU

SAN ANGELO, Texas – The good news for the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team is that the Greyhounds won’t see Lone Star Conference favorite and fifth-ranked Angelo State again this season, unless it’s in the LSC... — Updated 2/7/2023

Leger posts three wins in Lubbock tourney

LUBBOCK – Brook Leger is picking up where she left off last season. The Eastern New Mexico University senior right-hander, who led the Greyhounds in every pitching category last spring, earned her third win of the weekend ... — Updated 2/7/2023

Local scoreboard - Feb. 8

BASKETBALL College standings LONE STAR CONFERENCE All Times MST Men West Division Conf. All W-L W-L West Texas A&M 14-2 16-6 Angelo State 14-3 18-5 Lubbock Christian 12-4 16-6 Eastern New Mexico 9-7 14-8 Western New Mexico 7-9... — Updated 2/7/2023

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