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Articles from the January 12, 2016 edition

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Roswell High pulls away from Lady Cats

Staff report ROSWELL — Sophomore guard Teya Morris helped Clovis High’s girls get off to a good start on Tuesday at Roswell High, but the Lady Wildcats weren’t able to sustain the pace. Morris knocked down a trio of 3-pointers in the first...

 

Tuesday area prep basketball summaries — Jan. 12

Boys Grady 72, Clovis Christian 18 Clovis Christian (2-11, 0-2) — Josh Fly 4, Josh Rojas 1, Keith Dunton 3, Dev Cockrell 10. Totals 6 5-8 17. Grady (11-3, 1-0) — Koby Valentine 8, Gunner Burrage 10, Ivan Valdez 2, Ryan Bone 11, Trenton Lee 14, Ja...

 

Portales girls drop tight game to Sandies

STAFF WRITER [email protected] It was a rough night for the Portales basketball teams as both the boys and the girls lost by single digits. The Lady Rams were defeated at home by the Amarillo Sandies 46-40 and the boys lost their road trip game...

 

Rockets cruise by Cats

Staff report ROSWELL — The Goddard Rockets started hot, and finished hotter, to hand Clovis High’s boys a 74-46 loss on Tuesday night. Sophomore center Dalin Stanford scored 20 points, combining with senior point guard Noah Waide (19) and junior...

 

Don McAlavy remembered as writer, actor

Editor [email protected] Most of eastern New Mexico knew Don McAlavy as an actor, a prolific writer, a painter and the unofficial historian of Curry County for decades. Kim Siewert always...

 

Nunez trial held

Managing editor [email protected] The February trial for a Portales man accused of child molestation has been cancelled for the time being as evidence has not been released by local law enforcement. Marco Nunez, 38, was arrested in April 2015, t... Full story

 

Pages past — Jan. 13

On this date … 1966: A Cannon Air Force Base officer had received praise from the Journal of the Armed Forces for his combat duty in Vietnam and for his reaction to pacifist protests in the United States. “Remember that when I see someone in...

 

County to discuss disaster declarations, horse stalls

Staff report Curry County commissioners will talk about disaster declarations and horse stalls and tour the construction site for new Gidding Street offices when they meet at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library’s North Annex. The...

 

Opinion: Goliath now a snowstorm story

Local columnist I’m thinking there just may be a baby boom in September, following last month’s Goliath snow storm. People cooped up in their homes for days, forced to talk to each other. Cook. Eat. Sleep. And … surf. On second thought, maybe...

 

Rodriguez: Blame it on social media

Opinion I’m thinking there just may be a baby boom in September, following last month’s Goliath snow storm. People cooped up in their homes for days, forced to talk to each other. Cook. Eat....

 

To do list — Jan. 13

Today • Preschool story time — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Pajama party: Wear your pj’s. Information: 575-356-3940 • Teen program — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library for ages 13-18. Game day: Kinect Sports Heroes....

 

What's happening — Jan. 13

Today Elida village meeting — 7 p.m. City Hall, 704 Clark St., Clovis. Information: 575-274-6465 Thursday Melrose city meeting — 4:30 p.m. City Hall, 105 E. Avenue B., Melrose. Information: 575-253-4274 Curry County Commission Meeting— 9 a.m.... Full story

 

Grady candidate signs up as write-in

Staff report Her name won’t appear on the ballot, but incumbent Jena Rush wants another term on the Grady City Council. Rush did not file as a candidate on Jan. 5, but when no one else filed for her position, she signed up as a write-in on... Full story

 

Soldier’s mom: ‘He felt like he was broken’

Courtesy photo Devin Schuette, 35, 'always did everything 100 percent,' said his mother, Karen Alexander. Editor [email protected] Devin Schuette wanted a challenge. That’s why he joined the... Full story

 

ENMU men's, women's basketball capsules — Jan. 13

ENMU at Texas A&M-Kingsville Men • When: 6:30 p.m. (MST) today at Kingsville, Texas • Records: ENMU 4-10 (0-2 Lone Star Conference), Texas A&M-Kingsville 8-5 (0-2) • Last season: The Javelinas swept the Greyhounds, winning 75-67 at Portales... Full story

 

ENMU men's, women's basketball capsules — Jan. 13

ENMU at Texas A&M-Kingsville Men • When: 6:30 p.m. (MST) today at Kingsville, Texas • Records: ENMU 4-10 (0-2 Lone Star Conference), Texas A&M-Kingsville 8-5 (0-2) • Last season: The Javelinas swept the Greyhounds, winning 75-67 at Portales...

 

Voters who don't claim party still disenfranchised

Consider it a glass-is-kind-of-half-full situation. While it is a welcome development that New Mexicans can now register to vote online, they still have to register with a major political party to be eligible to cast a ballot in a primary election.... Full story

 

Voters who don't claim party still disenfranchised

Consider it a glass-is-kind-of-half-full situation. While it is a welcome development that New Mexicans can now register to vote online, they still have to register with a major political party to be eligible to cast a ballot in a primary election....

 

McDonald: Don't expect much from session

So here we are, at the onset of another legislative session. It’s one of the short ones, 30 days, and it’s at the front end of an election year, so it probably won’t be an overly productive...

 

McDonald: Don't expect much from session

So here we are, at the onset of another legislative session. It’s one of the short ones, 30 days, and it’s at the front end of an election year, so it probably won’t be an overly productive... Full story

 

Don McAlavy: For 84 years, he made history

Editor [email protected] Most of eastern New Mexico knew Don McAlavy as an actor, a prolific writer, a painter and the unofficial historian of Curry County for decades. McAlavy celebrated his 80t... Full story

 

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