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Articles from the January 2, 2018 edition

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PRMC's first baby of 2018 born

CLOVIS — Baby Benjamin held off on his entrance to this world just long enough. Now he's the first newborn of the new year on record in eastern New Mexico. Benjamin Raymond (Teel) Baca arrived 53...

 

Letter to the editor - Jan. 2

U.S. no longer model of democracy I thought the United States was a beacon for democracy, a model of fairness for the world to see. But recently, in the United Nations, Nikki Haley threatened other nations and the UN monetarily if they did not vote...

 
 By David Grieder    News    January 2, 2018

Clovis man arrested for 10th DWI

CLOVIS — A Clovis man was arrested early New Year's eve on his 10th charge of driving while intoxicated. Randall Pruit, 54, remained Monday evening without bond in the Curry County Adult Detention...

 

New year, new resolutions

It's a new year, and the future is uncertain, so why not make a resolution that makes you happy? That is exactly what Lazbuddie resident Anna Jennings has in mind; her goal in 2018 is to travel to Aus...

 

Rare treat for bird enthusiasts

There are a lot of reasons bird enthusiasts brave the December cold to count birds every year — to contribute to national understanding of species and populations and to commune with other birders...

 

County work family strives, celebrates together

Editor’s note: Area leaders associated with taxpayer-funded entities were invited to write guest columns summarizing 2017 from their perspectives. Amber Hamilton is Roosevelt County manager. In government, just like in life, there are triumphs and...

 

Events calendar - Jan. 2

Monday • Stitch Addicts — 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Lesson: “Mug hug.” Information: 575-763-9687 Jan. 9 • Filing — For municipal candidates across New Mexico • Quilters Tuesday — 6 p.m. at Clovis-Carver...

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 2

Wednesday • Clovis Exercise, Design and Planning Committee — 2:30 p.m. at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center, 321 N. Connelly St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Thursday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. in the north annex of the...

 

Pages past - Jan. 2

On this date ... 1983: Toney Anaya, 41, was sworn in as the new governor of New Mexico in Santa Fe, becoming the 23rd governor since statehood in 1912, and the 26th in succession. Anaya pledged that...

 

EPAC Tournament tips off Wednesday

TEXICO — The recent past indicates the Texico Wolverines would be a favorite to win the Eastern Plains Athletic Conference boys tournament Saturday, with titles in six of the last eight seasons. So...

 

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