Jail Logs - Feb. 14

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Jazzoo alcohol variance approved

CLOVIS — The animals of the Hillcrest Park Zoo have seen plenty from the people who travel the sidewalks of their residences, from Christmas light displays to Halloween crowds of kids. They’re about to get a cocktail party, as the Clovis City... Full story

Sheriff to ask for gun bill resolution

PORTALES — Roosevelt County Sheriff Malin Parker will bring a resolution Tuesday asking the Roosevelt County Commission to oppose the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act — the red-flag gun bill. The regular Roosevelt County Commission meeting for...

No injuries in structure fire

CLOVIS - Motorists heading south of Clovis had a smoke-filled and possibly detoured drive Friday, as Clovis fire crews spent the morning fighting a blaze just south of the Prince Street Overpass....

18 heading for forum

CLOVIS — A packed candidate field means a packed forum, and likely an extended one on Tuesday night. All 18 candidates from contested Clovis municipal races have accepted invites to attend the KTQM political forum, which will be broadcast...

Public record - Feb. 16

The following marriage licenses were recently filed at the Curry County Clerk’s office: • Alvino Lopez III, 36, and Orlinda Ethel Martinez, 35, both of Clovis • Joshua Ray Bryan, 28, and Christina Renee Gallegos, 27, both of Clovis • Joe... Full story

Suspect jailed in shooting of 69-year-old

CLOVIS — A 69-year-old Clovis man was shot Wednesday night and his alleged assailant is in the Curry County jail. Police in a news release said Carlos George Sena reported Iisha Silva shot him at Sena’s residence at 1121 Rencher. The release...

Crowded field at forum

CLOVIS - It's pretty rare for a political forum to be held for one specific district on the Clovis City Commission. But it's just as rare to have a candidate field as crowded as this District 1. All...

Jail log - Feb. 16

Booked The following were booked into local jails (Tuesday - Friday): Clovis ∞ Ventura Garcia, 30, embezzlement, probation violation ∞ Edgar Biliebre-Organezq, 23, failure to pay fines, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge, aggravated...

Curry to take step on juvenile detention center

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission on Tuesday will take the first big step in deciding whether or not it will close its Juvenile Detention Center. The commission will receive a presentation from Grace Philips on the current status of JDCs...

Westerberg preps for Morningside after CHS

CLOVIS — Amber Westerberg was definitely going to continue her swim career outside of Clovis. The question was where. “I was looking through a bunch of college websites for Division II and NAIA...

Rush signs with Luna CC baseball

GRADY — It’s not at all pessimistic to assume Chisum Rush didn’t dream of playing college baseball a few years ago, mainly because Rush’s high school didn’t have a baseball team. A few years have changed things. The Bronchos are soon to...

Wildcats even district score

CLOVIS — The Clovis boys basketball team couldn’t afford another District 4-5A loss, especially against Hobbs, the one district team that had already beaten the Wildcats this season. Clovis has...

Clovis girls little problem for Hobbs

HOBBS — It was just another day on the court for the Hobbs girls’ basketball team Friday night as the Lady Eagles did what they have done all year, win. The Lady Eagles latest victim was Clovis. Hobbs beat the visiting Lady Wildcats 57-22....

Thursday prep roundup: Floyd rallys to stun Eagles

FLOYD - The Floyd Broncos pulled off a bit of a stunner on Thursday night. Trailing by nine points late in the first quarter, Floyd rallied for the lead by halftime and pulled away in the second half...

Greyhound baseball falls in series opener

BULLARD, Texas — It was pretty evident that Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team was happy to see Texas-Tyler starter Austin Schneider out of Friday’s game after six innings. The senior right-hander allowed just one hit while...

Hounds hold on against Pioneers

PORTALES — If you like offense, Thursday night’s Texas Woman’s/Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball game was not for you. Offense at Greyhound Arena was at a premium, especially...

Portales girls stay perfect in district

PORTALES — Things came pretty easily for a long time for Portales High’s girls in Friday night’s District 4-4A matchup against Roswell Goddard at the Ram Athletic Center. PHS came out playing aggressive defense and flustered the Lady Rockets...

CHS tennis squads open at Goddard

ROSWELL — Whenever bracket play is involved, sometimes when you win is just as important as who you end up beating. The Clovis boys went 1-2 and finished fourth in the Goddard Invitational, while the Wildcat girls were 2-1 and took fifth in the...

Friday prep roundup: Steers edge Olton

FARWELL — Junior Jose Rodriguez scored on a offensive rebound with three seconds left on Friday and Farwell edged Olton 38-36 in a key Texas Region I District 3-2A boys matchup. The Steers (20-10, 4-3 district) fell behind 21-13 at halftime and...

Our people: Single mom striving for healthy life

Elena Flores is a part-time instructor at Eastern New Mexico University, teaching methods and curriculum in physical education and other introductions to health and wellness. Flores obtained a...

Politics need a little peace, compromise and politeness

I started pondering Chief Ouray the other day and wondered what he could teach us in this politically charged day in which we’re living. For those of you who never lived on the banks of the...

School menus - Feb. 16

Clovis Elementary Monday: No school. Tuesday: Breakfast — Waffle. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, baked french fries, sliced cucumbers, ranch dressing, sidekicks, fresh veggies. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Mini tacos and...

Senior calendar - Feb. 16

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: Closed. Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 8-ball pool, 8 a.m. quilting, 11 a.m. line dance, 1 p.m. pinochle, 6 p.m. Trivia Mania. Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise...

Furniture arrangements, sewing techniques ahead on show

Information on furniture arrangement and sewing techniques for making a perfect bag will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all times Mountain)....

On the shelves - Feb. 16

These books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “The Body Lies” by Jo Baker: When a young writer accepts a job at a university in the remote English countryside, it's meant to be a fresh start, away from the bustle of London and...

Municipal elections seem focused on growing government

A few thoughts on Clovis’ municipal elections: n Where did anyone get the idea crime in Clovis is rising, as several candidates have suggested? Clovis police statistics show calls for service have been dropping steadily since at least 2014.... Full story

Romney last bastion of Republican courage

When historians look for the last, documented instance of Republican political courage in the Trump imperium, they’ll look to one man: Sen. Mitt Romney. In one extraordinary speech on the floor of the United States Senate, the Utah senator made...

Study shows church keeps you healthy

CNN issued a study a while back that found regularly attending church may increase a Christian’s lifespan, while at the same time help “them stay grounded and (provide) spiritual guidance.” I’m guessing this positive benefit results from...

Hoping for lots more people like my dad

“Middlebrow.” I sit typing this column on the 20th anniversary of the massive heart attack that took the life of my father, and “middlebrow” is one of the words that pops into my mind when remembering Dad. Except for learning the skills of...

Sanders likely to go way of UK's Labour Party

The Democratic Party could soon be taken over by a leftist who has never formally been a member. If it’s any consolation to Democrats, it’s a version of the same wrenching dislocation that has beset the center-left throughout the Western world....

Dems' best bet to vote moderate

Some observations on the presidential campaign so far: • Making predictions on the outcome of the Democratic nomination race based on results from two small, non-representative states is like...

Funeral services (Updated Feb. 14)

Services Click Here to View Obituaries Feb. 15 • Albert Garza — 10 a.m. at Muffley Funeral Home Chapel, Clovis • C.C. Matthews — 2 p.m. (CST) at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel, Muleshoe • Arlyn... Full story

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