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Junior ROTC raises money for wreaths

CLOVIS — The Clovis High School Air Force Junior ROTC program raised $500 for Wreaths Across America, according to a Clovis Municipal Schools press release. The funds were raised during a prisoner of war/missing in action vigil AFJROTC cadets held...

 

Ballots sent to overseas voters

Ballots for the upcoming general election have been sent to New Mexico’s military and overseas voters, according to a press release from the secretary of state’s office. Qualified voters include U.S. citizens and their spouses whose permanent...

 

City replacing hydrant on Monday

PORTALES — The city of Portales will begin work on Monday to replace a fire hydrant at the corner of 17th Street and S Avenue C, according to a city press release. The affected area will include from Avenue A to Avenue C, from 17th Street to 18th...

 

RGH board to consider amendment

PORTALES — A recommendation to the Roosevelt County Commission to an amend the local hospital gross receipts tax ordinance tops Monday’s Roosevelt General Hospital Board of Trustees meeting, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in the Fred Anthony Conference...

 

Clovis has vacancy on parks board

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis has a vacancy on its Parks, Recreation & Beautification Committee, according to a city press release. The committee meets at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at city hall. The application deadline is 5 p.m....

 

Prep soccer: Clovis boys reach 12-0

ALBUQUERQUE — 12 up, 12 down. The Clovis boys soccer team improved to 12-0 on Saturday, completing a weekend sweep at Albuquerque’s APS Complex. And though win No. 12 came by way of a 7-1 score...

 

Prep soccer: Colts top Portales boys 4-3

ROSWELL — For the third time this year, Portales’ boys soccer team was close, but no cigar against NMMI. The Rams rallied in the second half from a two-goal deficit, but in the end the Colts score...

 

Clovis boys take win at Singleton

CARLSBAD — Saturday’s Ron Singleton/Elks Invitational brought plenty of good news for local cross country teams. n The Clovis boys varsity team rolled on, winning yet another meet. n Clovis’ Jon...

 

Man convicted of fleeing from officer

CLOVIS — A Curry County jury on Thursday convicted a Clovis man of fleeing from a law-enforcement officer. Brandon Cordova, 36, could face up to 5 1/2 years in prison when sentenced. Police said Cordova, on March 8, 2017, led an officer on a car...

 

College soccer: ENMU women win LSC opener

PORTALES — Sometimes its better to be lucky than good. The Eastern New Mexico women’s soccer team was a little of each on Friday night. The Greyhounds started off the Lone Star Conference season...

 

ENMU volleyball moves back above .500

PORTALES — It would be a stretch to say the Eastern New Mexico volleyball team never broke a sweat Friday against Western New Mexico. But it wouldn’t be accurate to say the Greyhounds had to...

 

Greyhounds shut out for first time in 2018

PORTALES — Jarrod Cooper scored off a corner kick early in the second half, and Thursday saw Eastern New Mexico’s men’s soccer team shut out for the first time in the young season with a 1-0 loss to Rogers State at Greyhound Stadium. Noah...

 

Water board approves contract, loan

CLOVIS — Board members of the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority on Thursday unanimously approved both of the new business items on their agenda. They awarded to Oscar Renda Contracting a construction contract on an interim pipeline...

 

ENMU's Rotich wins LSC weekly honor

RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico senior Mercy Rotich was named Thursday as the Lone Star Conference’s women’s cross country runner of the week, according to a release from the conference...

 

ENMU, Proview make broadcast deal

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University has reached an agreement with Albuquerque-based Proview Sports Network to broadcast replays of various Greyhound sports events, according to a release from...

 

Portion of Lime Street closed for at least a week

PORTALES — The portion of Lime Street from North Avenue N to North Avenue N Place will be closed for at least a week, according to a release from the city. Sewer lift station rehabilitation and replacement is scheduled to start today, and run...

 

City to seek new golf course management

CLOVIS — Pending approval at tonight’s Clovis City Commission meeting, the city will soon hire new management for its 18-hole municipal golf course. The city has received word that Real Golf LLC, operated by Charlie Maciel, plans to transition ou...

 

Curry to discuss water loan resolution

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission is scheduled to discuss a May 2016 resolution approving and ratifying Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority loans during today’s commission meeting. During the commission’s Sept. 14 special meeting,...

 

Roosevelt approves property tax rates

PORTALES — Roosevelt County commissioners on Monday unanimously approved the 2018 annual property tax rates, amounting to decreases in three districts and more-or-less the same in the rest, officials said. “The only things that really changed...

 

Motorcyclist hospitalized after Sunday crash

CLOVIS — A motorcyclist was hospitalized Sunday evening with a broken arm following a crash at the intersection of 21st Street and Sugar Beet Road, according to Curry County Sheriff Wesley Waller. Travis Wilson, 40, of Clovis remained Monday at...

 

Fire briefly closes roads

CLOVIS — A fire Sunday evening at an apparently unoccupied building on Prince Street closed the roads for close to an hour and drew 11 units between police and fire responders, officials said. There were no reported injuries in the blaze at the...

 

Logan considering two candidates

LOGAN — The village of Logan is considering two candidates for its vacant manager position, including one from Clovis. Acting Village Manager Larry Wallin said Monday during a phone interview the candidates are Connie Harrison, assistant finance...

 

Roads to be closed for work

Curry Road 4, from U.S. 70 to the railroad tracks, will be closed to through traffic on Wednesday. The Cheese plant road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for an overlay of chip seal, according to a Curry County news release. Information: Contact...

 

Fiesta de Familias set for tonight in Portales

PORTALES — Free food, music and games are coming to Lindsey Park in Portales tonight for the annual Fiesta de Familias. Organizer Pilar Moreno said when event was originally created 27 years ago, there were a lot of shootings on the north side of...

 

Clovis boys race to win at NMMI

ROSWELL — Clovis’ boys cross country team kept rolling along Saturday, crushing the competition at the New Mexico Military Institute Invitational. But, shhhhhh. Don’t remind the Wildcats of how good they are. “We’re starting to group up a...

 

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