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Articles from the January 9, 2016 edition

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Staff photo: Tony Bullocks Melrose sophomore Cade Barnard muscles his way up for a lay-up in Friday’s Eastern Plains Athletic Conference boys semifinal. Barnard had 21 points in Melrose’s 63-45 win.... Full story

 

EPAC NON-TITLE ROUNDUP: Grady boys edge Logan for 3rd

Staff report PORTALES — Senior guard Tucker Northcutt won a scramble for the rebound of his own missed shot and banked it in as time expired on Saturday, giving Grady a 33-31 victory over Logan in the boys third-place game of the EPAC basketball...

 

EPAC NON-TITLE ROUNDUP: Grady boys edge Logan for third

Staff report PORTALES — Senior guard Tucker Northcutt won a scramble for the rebound of his own missed shot and banked it in as time expired on Saturday, giving Grady a 33-31 victory over Logan in the boys third-place game of the EPAC basketball...

 

Coyotes hand Cats 77-49 loss

Staff report Senior forward Daniel Amador led four Roswell High players in double figures with 21 points on Saturday night as the Coyotes beat Clovis High’s boys 77-49 at Rock Staubus Gym. Roswell High (11-1) scored the game’s first nine points... Full story

 

Mustangs sweep ENMU

Staff report WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Senior guard Jordan Stevens scored 21 of his game-high 31 points in the first half, and sixth-ranked Midwestern State cruised to a 90-56 Lone Star Conference men’s victory over Eastern New Mexico University on... Full story

 

Mustangs sweep ENMU

Staff report WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Senior guard Jordan Stevens scored 21 of his game-high 31 points in the first half, and sixth-ranked Midwestern State cruised to a 90-56 Lone Star Conference men’s victory over Eastern New Mexico University on... Full story

 

Group hoping to revive historical foundation

Editor [email protected] If Patsy Delk could go back in time, she’d like to meet Charles Scheurich, an early day Realtor nicknamed the “father of Curry County.” She’d like to attend the first Curry County Fair. That was held in downtown...

 

Pages past — Jan. 10

On this date ... 1991: Portales public schools were experiencing an annual growth rate of 3 percent and district enrollment was at its highest since 1976. A task force assigned to study facilities needs had reported all of the district’s major... Full story

 

Letters to the editor — Jan. 10

Column brought back hunting memories Karl Terry’s Nov. 29 column — “Missing a youngster to teach quail hunting” — brought back memories of growing up hunting quail, rabbits and big game. A lot of young people nowadays never get a chance to... Full story

 

News beat: Commissioners approve money for paving projects

Clovis city commissioners on Thursday approved $1.25 million for paving projects on residential streets. The streets and funding approved, according to city officials: • Concord-Belvoir to Marvin Hass, $74,448 • Comer-Duckworth to Circle,...

 

What's happening — Jan. 10

Monday High Plains Historical Foundation, Inc. — 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Clovis-Carver Public Library, Ingram Room, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-309-9893 or [email protected] or [email protected] Grady City Council — 6:30 p.m. Village... Full story

 

Police blotter — Jan. 10

Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Thursday • 1:10 a.m.: Burglary (auto), 400 block of East 11th Street. • 6:17 a.m.: Burglary (auto), 800 block of York Street....

 

Chamber calls up the force

STAFF WRITER [email protected] The Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce is going with a unique theme for this year's annual awards banquet to be held Thursday. The event, called “The Chamber Awakens,” will have a theme based on the...

 

State rep pre-files gun bill

STAFF WRITER [email protected] In the wake of national legislation strengthening background checks for citizens buying firearms, a New Mexico representative has pre-filed his own bill aimed at similar goals in New Mexico. According to a...

 

Pages past — Jan. 10

On this date ... 1991: Portales public schools were experiencing an annual growth rate of 3 percent and district enrollment was at its highest since 1976. A task force assigned to study facilities...

 

Boswell: Thanks for sharing in milestone

Opinion I got at least one congratulations per day throughout the course of this week. That’s the least someone can expect when proposed to via an almost half page ad in the newspaper. I can’t...

 

Meetings watch — Jan. 10

ENMU Board of Regents This month’s Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents meeting will be held Jan. 20 in Santa Fe. The following are the items on the agenda that are to be discussed: • Report from the president of the Board • Report...

 

Dream of place for hurt kids should happen

Having a centralized, accessible and homey place for families and children who need assistance from the state makes sense. Especially for children suspected of being abused or neglected. A frightened child taken from a dangerous situation shouldn’t...

 

Sloan: Life seems important to everyone

My winter break included encountering a variety of nature’s forces and people. • In Waco, I saw the homeless man I wrote about a couple of years ago who loved the freedom of his lifestyle. He now...

 

Dream of place for hurt kids should happen

Having a centralized, accessible and homey place for families and children who need assistance from the state makes sense. Especially for children suspected of being abused or neglected. A frightened child taken from a dangerous situation shouldn’t... Full story

 

Sloan: Life seems important to everyone

My winter break included encountering a variety of nature’s forces and people. • In Waco, I saw the homeless man I wrote about a couple of years ago who loved the freedom of his lifestyle. He now...

 

Wilson: Betting on ridiculous winnings

Anybody who knows me needs no lesson on how much I disagree with some of the other columnists we have in our fine publications. But I do find common ground every so often. There are several times...

 

Wilson: Betting on ridiculous winnings

Anybody who knows me needs no lesson on how much I disagree with some of the other columnists we have in our fine publications. But I do find common ground every so often. There are several times... Full story

 

City manager: Storm responders did 'incredible job' during Goliath

Larry Fry First responders, public works staff and other emergency rescue workers from the city of Clovis, Curry County and state agencies worked together effectively, sometimes almost seamlessly,...

 

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