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Teen shot to death in Clovis

A teenager died early Sunday at the Clovis hospital after he was shot on Saturday night. The region's Major Crimes Unit was activated to investigate the death of Izayah Montano, 18. No arrests were immediately reported. According t... — Updated 9/24/2023


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


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 9/23/2023


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


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


Supreme Court stresses importance of adequate record

The New Mexico Supreme Court on Monday overturned a Clovis woman’s drug possession conviction in a 2013 case because a warrantless search of her purse by police violated constitutional protections against unreasonable searches,... — 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


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


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


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


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


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