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 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 18, 2017

Juneteenth a lasting tradition

CLOVIS — Community service and fellowship were among the main goals for the first part of this year's Juneteenth Celebration. Juneteenth was held Saturday at O.G. Potter Memorial Park. An...

 

Jaden Martinez wins Soap Box Derby

CLOVIS — No hill? No problem for the Soap Box Derby organizers and competitors Saturday on Sycamore Street, as the 16th running of Clovis Soap Box Derby by Yucca Middle School was a success. The...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 16, 2017

Annual tour brings cyclists to Muleshoe

MULESHOE — Some will ride 10 miles, some 40 miles and some 100 kilometers (that's 62.1 miles for the math challenged). Their ages may range from 5 to 85. The 23rd annual Tour de Muleshoe bike ride...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 16, 2017

Triathlete honored at city meeting

CLOVIS — There is a successful triathlete in Clovis’ midst. Michael Hawthorn, who works in the city Information Technology Department was recognized at the Clovis City Commission meeting by commissioner Tom Martin. Hawthorn has always been an...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 15, 2017

Vandals striking elementary playgrounds

CLOVIS — Public school playgrounds have become playgrounds for vandals, Clovis school officials are reporting. At least half of the Clovis Municipal Schools' elementary schools have been damaged in...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 15, 2017

Motor complex director hoping for fireworks

CLOVIS — Fireworks may fly at High Plains Motorsports this Saturday. Brad Harris, director of the motor complex at Ned Houk Park is revving up for what he calls the “biggest event of the year” at the track. About 40 cars are scheduled to race,...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 14, 2017

Honoring flag means following etiquette

Many across eastern New Mexico are pledging their allegiance to the star-spangled banner today. Flag Day is celebrated every June 14 across the nation to commemorate adoption of the U.S. flag in...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 14, 2017

Racers gear up for Saturday's derby

CLOVIS - On your mark. Get set. The 16th annual Clovis Soap Box Derby is a go for 9 a.m. on Saturday. Rotary Club members and community volunteers are gearing up for the race, and winners reminiscing...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 10, 2017

Reactions to Skandera resignation mixed

Area school administrators had mixed reactions to Thursday’s announcement that New Mexico Education Secretary Hanna Skandera will step down as of June 20. “I was shocked,” said Jamie Widner, Melrose Municipal Schools superintendent. “I sent (...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 8, 2017

Ute Lake Camp Meeting begins today

LOGAN — Let the camping commence. The Eighth annual Ute Lake Camp Meeting is scheduled to get under way today and run through Saturday evening at Ute Lake Park, three miles west of Logan. This year’s theme is “Light in the Darkness,...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 8, 2017

Upward Bound director says program thriving

CLOVIS — Upward Bound at Clovis Community College is thriving after being re-funded, according to Director Kellyann Weber. Weber told CCC’s board of trustees on Wednesday that 55 students from Clovis High School are being served by the program...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 7, 2017

Prairie dogs worry residents near Potter Park

CLOVIS — Four years ago, local officials declared prairie dogs a "public nuisance." You'll get no argument from residents living near the 1500 and 1600 blocks of Grand Avenue. A large lot behind O.G...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 6, 2017

Dog washing self-serve comes to Muleshoe

MULESHOE — Dirty dogs are coming clean at Scott's Car Wash in Muleshoe. Ronald Scott opened a dog wash at his location on American Boulevard nearly three weeks ago. He said it's been a hit. "We had...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 4, 2017

Jam-packed Saturday

CLOVIS — Food, fun, face painting and other festivities overwhelmed Clovis on Saturday — most of it completed despite heavy rains that dropped nearly half an inch on the city mid-afternoon. The an...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 3, 2017

Pioneer Women speak at breakfast

CLOVIS — Cowgirls and Camo took over the Clovis Civic Center on Friday morning at the 16th Annual Pioneer Women’s Breakfast. The breakfast was held in conjunction with week-long Pioneer Days events. Organizers selected the theme to honor the...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    June 2, 2017

Fiesta time again for Our Lady of Guadalupe

CLOVIS — It is fiesta time in Clovis this weekend. Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish and its mission church, San Jose in Texico, have scheduled their annual Fiesta celebration from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and from noon until 6 p.m. on Sunday. The...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    May 31, 2017

Clovis officials share concerns with senator's staff

CLOVIS — Democratic Sen. Martin Heinrich and his staff are “real people” prioritizing responsiveness to the communities in New Mexico to “wade through the mess” and address issues, according to Heinrich Chief of Staff Joe Britton. Britton v...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    May 31, 2017

Donations, proclamations, appointments on Clovis city agenda

CLOVIS — Ambulance donations, irrigation equipment at Hillcrest Park, a new police car, mayoral proclamations and board appointments are among items on a lengthy City Commission budget set for Thurs...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    May 28, 2017

'Exciting week' of events planned for Pioneer Days

CLOVIS — Cowboys and camo are taking over Clovis this week. A decade of the 27th Wing of Air Force Special Operations Command will be celebrated during the 2017 Pioneer Days from Monday until Saturd...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    May 28, 2017

Clovis officials prep fiscal year budget

CLOVIS — Clovis is crunching the numbers for the new city budget for the upcoming fiscal year. LeighAnn Melancon, the Clovis Director of Finance, who complies each city department into the preliminary budget, said things are pretty much routine in...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    May 26, 2017

Vacation Bible Schools starting up

CLOVIS — School is out, so now some students are studying Scripture. Churches throughout Clovis are holding Vacation Bible Schools all summer long. Kingswood United Methodist Church is switching it...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    May 26, 2017

Family Fun Day set for Saturday in Clovis

CLOVIS — It’s official. Family Fun Day is at Hillcrest Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, meaning summer has arrived, if unofficially. Admission to the event is free and includes park time, admission to the Hillcrest Zoo, the Splash Pad, and...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    May 25, 2017

Local musicians take home awards

ALBUQUERQUE — For Will Banister and the Modern Day Ramblers, performing music is a great way to live. And their country song and album by the same name is a winner, too. "What a Way to Live" took...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    May 24, 2017

City Hall getting overhaul

CLOVIS — City Hall is getting a new look, and expanding. Renovations for Clovis' city administration buildings have been ongoing since January, beginning with a location at 1221 Mitchell Street,...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    May 24, 2017

School board members hope to decrease student fees

CLOVIS — The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education met Tuesday with hopes to decrease student fees for extracurricular activities coming out of the pockets of parents. “All kids ought to have a right to (these activities),” said CMS...

 

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