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Walmart competitors see customer increase

With Clovis’ Walmart shut down by the Sept. 3 fire, competitors have seen an increase in customers and they’ve hired more staff to accommodate them. Bill Bargman, director of Clovis’ Albertson’s grocery, said they’ve... — Updated 9/21/2023


CED receives $40,000 for professional services achievements

Clovis Economic Development (CED) has received a $40,000 cash grant as one of four economic development organizations in the state recognized by the New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) for achieving the highest level... — Updated 9/19/2023


Taos probe delayed by Walmart blaze

TAOS — State fire marshal investigation of the Clovis Walmart fire of Sept. 3, delayed investigation into a fire in Taos, according to a report in the Taos News. The Taos News quotes Taos’ Fire Chief Eddie Joe Abeyta in a... — Updated 9/19/2023


ENMU planning heritage events

Eastern New Mexico University has planned a month of events that began on Friday to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month Events music and educational events to recognize the contribution of Hispanic Americans to the... — Updated 9/19/2023


Cannon to contract locally

Beginning Oct. 1, Cannon Air Force Base procurement officials will partner with community officials to highlight opportunities for local contractors’ participation in federal government contracts, according to a news release... — Updated 9/19/2023

 By Landry Sena    Voices 

Now I'm in my 'nesting' era

This marks week 31, and I’m happy to report Baby Sena and I passed our glucose test with flying colors. Now that we’re in the home stretch, the nesting and stress is getting more and more intense. Working around the house and... — Updated 9/19/2023

 By Curtis Shelburne    Voices 

Faith: Living in hope to be cooler by time you read this

G. K. Chesterton writes: “An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.” I suppose, then, that I must be in the midst of an adventure. I’m writing on a Sunday evening.... — Updated 9/19/2023

 By Jon Mark Beilue    Sports 

Commentary: Tech's slow start mirrors Big 12

The three-game non-conference dance card is complete for Texas Tech. The results are this: The Red Raiders are likely not as good as offseason storylines indicated. Neither is the... — Updated 9/19/2023


Farwell hands Wolverines first loss of season

FARWELL – Senior running back Corey Stancell tallied five touchdowns, rushing for 133 yards and three tallies on just 12 carries, and junior quarterback Jonathan Armstrong threw... — Updated 9/19/2023


Hounds notch 3-1 mark during LSC Preview tourney

Eastern New Mexico University's volleyball team finished off a 3-1 weekend in the five-team LSC Preview round-robin event at Greyhound Arena, rallying past Midwestern State 28-30,... — Updated 9/19/2023

 By Dave Wagner    Sports 

Hounds off to 3-0 start after rallying late for win

Things certainly didn't look good for Eastern New Mexico University's football team when Western Oregon stormed in front with three touchdowns in the final four minutes of the... — Updated 9/19/2023


Cats absorb 2-0 setback at Artesia

ARTESIA – Artesia scored a pair of first-half goals on Saturday and the Bulldogs made them stand up for a 2-0 boys soccer victory over Clovis High. Junior midfielder Othoniel Alvidrez and sophomore defender Moises Corza scored... — Updated 9/19/2023


Lady Cats post pair of victories in Zia Classic

ROSWELL – Things certainly didn’t go very well for Clovis High’s volleyball team in Friday’s Zia Classic pool play. The Lady Wildcats went 1-9 in games in their six-team pool and were relegated to the bottom seed from the... — Updated 9/19/2023

 By Dave Wagner    Sports 

Cats can't hold big lead in loss to Eldorado

ALBUQUERQUE – Clovis High’s football team appeared to be cruising in building a big halftime lead against Eldorado at Wilson Stadium on Saturday. They ran roughshod over the Eagles and rolled into the intermission with a 49-20... — Updated 9/19/2023


Allsup's burritos more widely available

Yesway, the corporation that owns the region’s Allsup’s convenience stores issued a news release announcing the official launch of an eCommerce site for Allsup’s products. The release invited the public to visit... — Updated 9/19/2023


Mall Halloween store doing brisk business

Things are going well for a recently opened Halloween store in the North Plains Mall according to the store’s manager. “Spirit Halloween is a consignment store, part of the nation’s top Halloween retail franchise,” General... — Updated 9/19/2023


Chamber salutes Forever Blooms

Thursday Clovis florist Forever Blooms will be honored the Clovis-Curry County Chamber of Commerce as the organization’s newest “Retail Rockstar.” In a news release the chamber extends an invitation to the public to join... — Updated 9/19/2023


New Dollar General store opens

The recently built Dollar General store at 900 W. 7th St. in Clovis is officially open according to a news release from Dollar General corporate headquarters. The release notes “DG stores are proud to provide area residents with... — Updated 9/19/2023


Kinlund garners national award

A Clovis financial advisor has picked up a top national award from Forbes magazine. Alan Kinlund advisor with Edward Jones was acknowledged as the “Number 1” financial advisor in New Mexico for Forbes “Next Generation” awar... — Updated 9/19/2023

 By Elwood Watson    Voices 

Opinion: Black women deserve better

Malcolm X said it best in a 1962 speech: “The most disrespected person in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most... — Updated 9/19/2023

 By Michael Reagan    Voices 

Opinion: Left's information blackout not new

Thank God for Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana. I wish every major television and radio network in the country had covered what the smart and colorful Republican did in the Senate... — Updated 9/19/2023

 By David Stevens    Voices 

Publisher's journal: We need to remove politicians from the education business

Late last year, the question began circulating among respected members of our community: Is it true Clovis Municipal Schools is placing litter boxes in restrooms to accommodate... — Updated 9/19/2023

 By Landry Sena    News 

Melrose clinic 'well-received' by community

A flyer is being circulated reminding Curry County residents that the Melrose Health Cinic is "now open," but the clinic has been in operation since May. Plains Regional Medical... — Updated 9/19/2023


Suspect in Clovis jewelry thefts being held in Texas jail

Clovis police have named Junayd Howard, 25, of Clovis as a suspect in three Clovis jewelry store burglaries and one attempted burglary at Diamonds Evermore in late August and early... — Updated 9/19/2023


Public records access in Legislature spotlight

When the state Legislature meets again in January, one issue it’s expected to consider is public records access. Eddy County officials said this month the state’s Inspection of Public Records Act will be a legislative priority... — Updated 9/19/2023


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