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SWAT standoff ends peacefully in Clovis

A standoff with Clovis' Special Weapons and Tactics team ended peacefully late Friday afternoon with one suspect in custody. The incident began about 3:30 p.m. when police... — Updated 9/29/2023 Full story


Teen in custody after Clovis' latest slaying

• Police: Suspect charged with two homicides in Arizona. A suspect in Clovis' latest homicide was arrested Monday on a murder warrant out of Pima County, Ariz. Police declined to release the suspect's name because of his... — Updated 9/29/2023


Man jailed after fleeing Clovis police

A Clovis man was jailed Thursday after leading police on a vehicle and foot pursuit. Timothy Gore, 31, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer, al... — Updated 9/29/2023


One dead in traffic accident

A 54-year-old Clovis man died Wednesday morning in a traffic accident near Fifth and Walnut streets. Joseph Sandoval was found in the roadway after being hit by a vehicle. Sandoval was transported to Clovis' Plains Regional... — Updated 9/28/2023


EPCOR helping evaluate water system reliability

The EPCOR water company is helping the city of Texico operate and evaluate the city’s water system’s reliability under a contract between the city and the water company that provides EPCOR the opportunity to acquire the system... — Updated 9/27/2023


Clovis' services help keep seniors active

Barbara Riggan believes Clovis is a strong municipality because of the services it offers senior citizens. “Seniors rely on services from the city such as transportation, recreation and libraries. Without such services seniors wo... — Updated 9/27/2023


Financial strategies that can help seniors grow their money

Investing is often portrayed as something people need not worry about after retirement. The theory that people should avoid risk as they approach and reach retirement age makes sense, as the unknown of investing can expose aging... — Updated 9/27/2023


PHS soccer earns sweep over ATC

Portales High's soccer teams earned wins over Santa Fe-based Academy for Technology & The Classics on Saturday at the PHS pitch. The PHS boys earned their first win of the... — Updated 9/27/2023


ENMU women earn 1-1 draw at Texas-Tyler

TYLER, Texas – Senior midfielder Nina Ballesteros scored in the fifth minute and, despite being outshot 25-7 overall and 8-3 on goal, Eastern New Mexico University managed to hang on to a 1-1 tie against Texas-Tyler on Saturday i... — Updated 9/27/2023


Lady Cats push streak to seven with two wins

ALBUQUERQUE – Its District 4-5A slate is looming ahead, but Clovis High’s volleyball team has been on quite a run lately. The Lady Wildcats extended their winning streak to seven matches on Saturday with wins over Del Norte... — Updated 9/27/2023


Cats, Lady Cats notch soccer sweep at Belen

BELEN – Clovis High’s soccer teams posted a road sweep on Saturday, the boys beating Belen 6-1 while the girls notched a 5-0 whitewashing of the Lady Eagles. In the boys’ match, five players contributed to the scoring column... — Updated 9/27/2023


Last-second FG lifts Mustangs past Hounds

• ENMU absorbs first setback of season. WICHITA FALLS, Texas – First, Eastern New Mexico University’s football team looked like it was headed for a loss. Then the Greyhounds stormed in front and seemed poised for a rare win o... — Updated 9/27/2023


Mules cruise to fifth victory in row

Elida notches high-scoring win over Mountainair. ABERNATHY – Muleshoe scored 21 first-quarter points and improved to 5-0 for the season on Friday night with a 47-0 rout of Abernat... — Updated 9/27/2023


Tasmanian devil, monkey among zoo escapees

Sept. 27 On this date ... 1930: New Mexico Drug Co. in Portales was reminding parents: “Now is the time to have your child vaccinated for Typhoid, and we are making a special reduction to school children - 65 cents for the... — Updated 9/27/2023


Jail log

Booked The following were booked into local jails (Friday - Tuesday): Clovis • Mary Trujillo, 53, criminal trespass • Roshell Floyd, 39, battery • Daniel Chavez, 47, failure to comply with specific requirements – attempt... — Updated 9/27/2023


Annual fiesta

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Walk to spotlight substance abuse recovery

The Curry County Health Council, in partnership with United Way of Eastern New Mexico, is hosting a “recovery walk” from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Greene Acres Park, according to a county news release. “Recovery month... — Updated 9/25/2023


Rams lose, Lady Rams tie Ruidoso; Lady Cats earn shutout at Goddard

Junior midfielder Fernando Segovia scored a pair of second-half goals on Thursday and Ruidoso defeated Portales High 2-0 in boys soccer at the PHS pitch. Segovia tallied his first... — Updated 9/23/2023


Lady Cats win at Lovington in three sets

LOVINGTON – Clovis High’s volleyball team extended its winning streak to five matches with a 25-17, 25-189, 27-25 victory over Lovington on Thursday night. The Lady Wildcats (7-2) were slated to visit Albuquerque on Saturday... — Updated 9/23/2023


Eagles fly past Hounds in teams' LSC opener

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Christian finally played at home for the first time this season on Friday night, and the Eagles celebrated with a 25-23, 25-19, 25-21 win over Eastern New Mexico University in the Lone Star Conference... — Updated 9/23/2023


Rams stay unbeaten with victory at Eunice

EUNICE – Class 2A Eunice proved to be a fairly stern test for the Portales High football team. In the end, the Rams, ranked No. 2 by MaxPreps this week in Class 4A this week behind District 4-4A rival Lovington (3-3), had too muc... — Updated 9/23/2023


Curry, Quay score funds after storms

SANTA FE – The governor’s office issued two executive orders last week approving emergency funding for Quay and Curry counties after they were hit by spring storms. Both executive orders from Michelle Lujan Grisham provide up... — Updated 9/23/2023


United Way approves food bank grant

The board of directors of United Way of Eastern New Mexico has approved a $5,000 supplemental grant to the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico, according to a United Way news release. The Sept. 3 fire that closed Walmart “for... — Updated 9/23/2023


Second man charged in August battery

A second man has been charged in connection with the Aug. 22 battery of Clovis’ Loydale Kirven. Kirven was shot in the leg after a verbal altercation turned violent, court records show. J.D. Pringle, 36, is in the Curry County... — Updated 9/23/2023


Ask the news - Sept. 24

Is it OK to bury your deceased pet in your yard in Clovis? In a word: No. According to a Clovis city ordinance, when a pet is deceased its remains become classified as garbage and garbage and/or rubbish, according to the... — Updated 9/23/2023


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