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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...

 

College soccer: ENMU men tie at Lubbock Christian

LUBBOCK — The definition of a compromise is where both sides walk away unhappy. The term could likely be applied to Lubbock Christian and Eastern New Mexico, as they ended Saturday’s...

 

Girls soccer: Clovis falls at Eldorado

ALBUQUERQUE — For the Clovis girls soccer team, it was a rough weekend. After improving to 8-0 on Thursday, the Lady Wildcats traveled to Albuquerque for a pair of tough tests against Albuquerque High and Eldorado. And they fell 3-1 against former...

 

Portales soccer teams sweep Saturday

POJOAQUE — The Rams girls soccer team had a big bounce back win on Saturday, following a 4-0 shutout loss at St. Mike’s the day before. Portales scored three first-half goals in a 3-0 win over Pojoaque Valley to move back to the .500 mark....

 

Top-ranked Commerce avoids upset at ENMU

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico put itself in a prime position to rock the world of Division II football, with 14 minutes remaining and just one score away from upsetting the No. 1 team in the...

 

Cross country: Rotich finishes second at Texas Tech

LUBBOCK — Senior Mercy Rotich crossed the finish line in second place, helping lift Eastern New Mexico’s women to a sixth-place finish in Friday’s Texas Tech Open. Meet host Texas Tech took...

 

Prep soccer: Clovis drops first in rout

ALBUQUERQUE — The Clovis High girls soccer team entered Friday with an 8-0 mark, including a 2-0 mark in games decided by eight goals or more. Make that 8-1 and 2-1. Tatyanah Wiley scored the first...

 

Goddard pummels Portales, 28-0

ROSWELL — Friday’s night game at Goddard can be chalked up as a learning experience for Portales football. However, that learning experience meant getting schooled by the 5A Rockets, in a 28-0...

 

Road scheduled for chip sealing

CLOVIS — An overlay of chip seal is scheduled for 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday for Curry Road 4 from US 70 to the railroad tracks, according to a Curry County press release. Residents are encouraged to seek an alternate route and minimize use of the...

 

Walk to benefit suicide prevention

CLOVIS — The Out of the Darkness Walk scheduled Saturday in Clovis will attempt to bring some light to the lives of people affected by suicide. The event, which begins at the Clovis Aquatic Center, is an offshoot of the American Foundation for...

 

Greyhounds win Heartland opener, 3-1 over Falcons

ODESSA, Texas — Gabriel Peres and Aderi Arthur-Dede scored less than five minutes apart, and Eastern New Mexico made the most of a shooting advantage to top Texas Permian Basin 3-1 in the Heartland...

 

County meetings set to consider new tax rates

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission will hold a special meeting on Friday to vote on imposing the 2018 property tax rates. Curry County Assessor Candace Morrison told The News on Wednesday that for the most part, the tax rates remained flat...

 

Portales school board approves all items

PORTALES — The Portales Municipal School board had a “regular, easy board meeting” of about an hour Monday night, according to Superintendent Johnnie Cain. “Everything was approved and adopted,” he said of the agenda that included donations...

 

Women veterans outreach event to be held

CLOVIS — New Mexico Department of Veterans Services is hosting a women’s veterans outreach event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday here. The office is located at 904 W. Sixth St. “DVS Women Veterans Program Manager Amanda Somerville will be...

 

Clovis girls rout Artesia

CLOVIS — Clovis’ girls soccer team stayed undefeated, taking a shutout into the closing minutes before going on to a 7-1 win over Artesia at Yucca Middle School. Danielle Griego, Nevaeh Coronado and Madison Lynch also scored twice for Clovis,...

 

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