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Articles from the January 26, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    January 26, 2018

Officials call off search for person of interest in phone threats

CLOVIS — An investigation this week into unspecified telephonic threats remained active Thursday, said police, but officials called off their search for a person of interest. Three arrests were made Tuesday while attempting to locate Brian Weiss,...

 

Mineral oil spills from feed facility

PORTALES - A massive amount of mineral oil spilled out of a feed manufacturing facility and onto the streets of Portales on Thursday morning in what officials called an act of vandalism. J.D. Heiskell...

 

Reporter's notebook: From the ashes

In Greek mythology, when the phoenix died, a new one would soon rise from its ashes. That metaphor isn’t lost on the New Mexico Baptist Children’s Home, whose newest project is facing a major setback. A cottage on the Portales-based...

 

Put your efforts toward what's worthwhile

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian novelist, historian and short story writer said: “We always pay dearly for chasing after what is cheap.” Nowhere are these words truer than when thinking about the...

 

So this panda walks into a cafe ...

One of the most delightful (“filled with delight”) books that I’ve ever been given (thank you, Betty Little) is the “Runaway #1 British Bestseller” ‘Eats, Shoots and Leaves,’ by author...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    January 26, 2018

Flu cases up in area

It’s that time of the year again. Cover your cough, wash you hands and schedule a flu shot because area hospitals have seen a considerable rise in patients with the flu over the past two weeks. Haylee Spence, director of planning, marketing and...

 
 By Audra Brown    Voices    January 26, 2018

What I heard is not what they meant

There are known to be stories of kids overhearing things that they shouldn’t from their parental figures. Such accounts vary from sad, to hilarious in their misinterpretations, to all spots in...

 

Pages past - Jan. 26

On this date ... 1983: Texico Boy Scout Troop 429 had lined up the band, Cold Country, to play for an upcoming dance at the Texico Community Center designed to raise money to send its members to...

 

Events calendar - Jan. 26

Today • United Blood Services Blood Drive — 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Curves, Clovis. Information: 575-625-9743 Saturday • Special Food Distribution — 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Central Christian Church, Portales. Individuals must fill out an income...

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 26

Today • Elida Town Council — 7:30 a.m. at Elida City Hall, 704 Clark St., Elida. Information: 575-274-6465 Tuesday • Clovis Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee — 5 p.m. at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center, 321 N. Connelly St.,...

 

Jail logs - Jan. 26

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday through Thursday: Clovis • Joshua Jeffs, 30, probation violation • Eugene Anaya, 27, battery upon a peace officer • Alisha Segura, 22, embezzlement, conspiracy to commit embezzlement...

 

LSC basketball tournament tickets on sale

RICHARDSON, Texas — Discounted advance tickets are now available for the Lone Star Conference Basketball tournaments, scheduled for March 1-4 at Dr Pepper Arena Frisco, Texas. Tickets, available either at the arena or through Ticketmaster, are $45...

 

ENMU women upset WT on the road

CANYON, Texas - Last Saturday afternoon, the Eastern New Mexico women's basketball team nearly made history, nearly rallying back from 26 down against Angelo State. However, that rally came up just sh...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    January 26, 2018

ENMU track team is off and running today

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico will open its 2018 indoor track and field season this afternoon, as the Greyhounds travel to Lubbock for the Texas Tech Red & Black Open. The event will be held at the Red Raiders’ new Sports Performance Center, with...

 

ENMU men fall to West Texas A&M

CANYON, TEXAS — For the second time this season, the Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds proved they couldn’t keep pace with the powerful West Texas A&M Buffaloes. The ENMU men’s team lost at home earlier in the season by 30 to the Buffs, and...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    January 26, 2018

Dawson getting accustomed to being "G" man

NBA scouts and executives were impressed. So were other GLeague coaches. They were at the GLeague Showcase in Mississauga, Ontario earlier this month wondering who the guy was from the Greensboro...

 

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