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Articles from the February 9, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    February 9, 2018

Noe Torres' prison time reduced

CLOVIS — A man convicted in 2015 for the murder of a young boy in Clovis has succeeded through appeal in reducing his prison time from a life sentence plus 31 1/2 years to a life sentence plus 21 1/2 years, following a state Supreme Court ruling is...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    February 9, 2018

Reporter's notebook: Art shows its heart

CLOVIS — Area artists will turn their palettes into a payday for local nonprofits at the fifth annual "Art Has Heart" event on Saturday. From 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at The Mission at Traci's...

 

God protects us in many ways

The belief in God’s protection is something that is often heard in everyday conversations. We speak of about God’s protection when we think about tragedies such as car accidents or terroristic...

 

Thinking about thinking can be difficult

I’ve been trying to do some thinking — which is harder than I thought. I’ve tried it a few times before, but what’s made this latest attempt particularly difficult is that I’ve been trying t...

 

Events calendar - Feb. 9

Today • General Obligation Bond Presentation — 11 a.m. at Friendship Senior Center, 901 W. 13th St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-7828 • Daddy Daughter Dance — 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Clovis High School Cafeteria. $20 per couple (daughter and fat...

 
 By Audra Brown    Voices    February 9, 2018

Constant question is if cows are in

Perhaps you’ve heard of the famous cat that ol’ Schrödinger put in a box. The idea being illustrated is the problem with knowing the state of things if you can’t (or won’t) take a look ...

 

Meetings calendar - Feb. 9

Monday • Parmer County Commission — 10 a.m. (CST) at Parmer County Courthouse, 401 Third St., Farwell. Information: 806-481-3691 • De Baca County Commission — 1:30 p.m. at the Annex Building, 643 B N. Fifth St., Fort Sumner. Information:...

 

Pages past - Feb. 9

On this date ... 1978: Larry Fuqua was appointed director of admissions for Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, to replace Kay Gunn when her retirement became official on July 1. Fuqua, who hel...

 

Jail logs - Feb. 9

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday-Thursday: Clovis • Jay Hubby, 58, out of state fugitive • Herman Eylicio, 42, driving while license suspended or revoked • Maria Orona, 59, criminal trespass, battery • Patricia Robi...

 

Greyhound women bounce back to top Texas Woman's

DENTON, Texas — Bouncing back nicely from Tuesday's frustrating loss against previously winless Western New Mexico, the Eastern New Mexico University women's basketball team earned a road win over...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    February 9, 2018

Potales basketball capsules - Feb. 9

Boys Ruidoso (13-9, 2-3) at Portales (12-10, 2-3), 7 p.m. On the air: KSEL 105.9 FM Last time out: The Warriors beat NMMI last Friday, 67-47. The Rams lost at Moriarty, 51-50, on Tuesday night. Last...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    February 9, 2018

Grady girls grab road win at Floyd

FLOYD — The Grady girls basketball team came into Thursday night's game against Floyd a little under-manned and needing a win to keep pace with other top-ranked teams in 1A girls basketball. The...

 

Floyd tops Grady in boys contest

FLOYD — A strong third-quarter push allowed the Floyd Broncos to pull ahead for good in a 58-47 boys basketball 1A-District 4 win over Grady Thursday night. The Broncos outscored Grady, 22-9 in the third period. “We did real good with boxing out...

 

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