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Articles from the January 19, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    January 19, 2018

Bid package for section of Ute pipeline approved

CLOVIS — A bid package beginning the Cannon-Clovis section of the Ute Water Pipeline was approved unanimously by board members of the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority at their regular monthly meeting Thursday afternoon. But it will...

 

Administrative proposal gets final approval

PORTALES — A proposal that sparked a debate spanning over two months and caused concern for one of Eastern New Mexico University’s branch campuses was granted final approval on Wednesday. In November, a recommendation by the Legislative Finance...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    January 19, 2018

CHS junior recognized for Christmas heroics

CLOVIS — Before the Clovis City Commission took more of its Thursday evening discussing water, it took time to recognize a man in uniform. Clovis High junior Isaiah Hatfield, decked out in his Air...

 

Events calendar - Jan. 19

Today • Clovis/Curry County Annual Banquet — 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Clovis Civic Center. Information: 575-763-3435 Monday • Stitch Addicts — 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Lesson: Mug hug. Information: 575-763-9687...

 

Counties honored for accountability

SANTA FE — Curry and Roosevelt counties were honored for their financial accountability at the New Mexico Association of Counties Mid-Winter Legislative Conference in Santa Fe on Thursday, according to a NMAC press release. Curry County received...

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 19

Today • Bovina City Council — 6:30 p.m. (CST) at XIT Center, 215 North St., Bovina. Information: 806-251-1116 Monday • Clovis Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m. at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center, 321 N....

 

Portales student honored for singing

UPDATE: The News received an email from co-producer Terry Davis on Friday morning stating that Liam Hurley is unable to perform on Saturday. No reason was given. PORTALES — A Portales High School student will receive a moment in the spotlight on...

 

Reporter's notebook: Peanut butter to be celebrated

Crunchy or smooth? That will be the question on Wednesday. That’s when we celebrate National Peanut Butter Day, according to Nationaltoday.com, a website dedicated to commemorating holidays. While the day is one of several food-related holidays...

 

Dedication set for Living Word Church of God

CLOVIS — The Living Word Church of God will have officially found its new home following Saturday’s church dedication. Starting at 1 p.m. Living Word will hold a dedication service that will include readings and music at its new church, located...

 

There is nothing new under the sun

“There is nothing new under the sun,” writes the wise man in Ecclesiastes (1:9). That argues for knowing something about what has already taken place under this old sun. And that means learning,...

 

All legislation should come from one, true God

You can’t legislate morality. Maybe you’ve heard that said, or said it yourself, when a conversation turned toward a prominent moral / political / societal issue. There is a sense in which the statement is perfectly true. There is another sense i...

 
 By Audra Brown    Voices    January 19, 2018

They don't make 'em like that anymore

When it comes to heroes, it’s hard to find one that you can always look up to. It’s even rarer to know one well enough to know what it is that you’re looking to be. There’s no luck better than...

 

Pages past - Jan. 19

On this date ... 1983: Kristin Weatherbee, a 7-year-old first grader at Sandia Elementary in Clovis, was photographed and interviewed by the Clovis News-Journal as part of a feature on computers in...

 

Jail logs - Jan. 19

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday through Thursday: Clovis • Ramon Ornelas, 39, kidnapping, aggravated burglary, aggravated battery, false imprisonment, aggravated stalking • Krystal Sepeda, 28, shoplifting • Brayden...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    January 19, 2018

Portales basketball capsules - Jan. 19

Moriarty at Portales Boys 7 p.m., Ram Athletic Center Records: Moriarty 12-6, 0-1; Portales 9-7, 0-0 Last time out: Both teams endured double-digit losses in their most recent games. Portales wrapped...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    January 19, 2018

Hounds hold off Texas A&M-Kingsville in OT

PORTALES — What started as a celebration of local elementary and middle school students at Greyhound Arena on Thursday morning ended in an even bigger celebration two hours later, as the Eastern...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    January 19, 2018

Javelinas survive rocky first half to top ENMU men in overtime

PORTALES — Six fouls, three points. That's all the Texas A&M-Kingsville men's basketball team could muster in the first eight-plus minutes in Thursday afternoon's Lone Star Conference basketball...

 

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