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Articles from the February 23, 2018 edition

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Jail standoff shooter still hospitalized

CLOVIS — Wesley Flores still has to face the courts on the theft charges for which he was arrested early this month, not to mention any pending charges still to emerge from his ensuing violent standoff at the Curry County jail. But he also has to...

 

Airmen's detention status being appealed

CLOVIS — Appeals are in progress on the detention statuses of the three airmen who pleaded not guilty Thursday on rape charges from an incident last month in Clovis. In arraignments Thursday morning, Judge Matthew Chandler set a March 19 status...

 

Reader recognizes unidentified photo

PORTALES — A small part of a mystery presented last week is beginning to see some light. After an article detailing several unidentified photos from the early 20th Century was published in the...

 

Tucumcari judge suspended without pay

TUCUMCARI — The New Mexico Supreme Court on Thursday suspended Tucumcari Municipal Judge Joe Dominguez without pay pending the criminal proceeding of his recent arrest and driving while intoxicated charge. Dominguez, 71, was arrested Feb. 4 by the...

 

Reporter's notebook: Wildlife winners

Ten Eastern New Mexico University students emerged victorious from a wildlife conference this month. From Feb. 1 through Feb. 3, the 10 members of the ENMU Fish and Wildlife Club, along with their advisor, Wildlife Biology Professor Ivana Mali,...

 

Some perks have to be paid for

On the movies, the kids dream of ponies and cars and money and being left alone. I found out, in those rare times that I spent a concentrated amount of time with people my own age — those...

 

We can be joyful in any circumstance

Susie, my sister, was recently visiting a patient at a major medical center. As she turned the corner in the hospital hall, she came directly in contact with a young girl, her mother, and another who...

 

Events calendar - Feb. 23

Today • Friday Knit Night — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Happy Place, 119 S. Main St., Portales. Information: 575-226-2253 • Portales Kiwanis Chili Supper — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at First Methodist Church, Portales. $8 for adults, $4 for children...

 

God's economy puts rich, poor on equal footing

Wealth. How varied and strange are the uses of that word. More often than not, when we use the word “wealth,” we’re talking about money, a necessary commodity, for sure. But measuring wealth is...

 

Meetings calendar - Feb. 23

Monday • De Baca County Commission — 1:30 p.m. at the Annex Building, 643 B N. Fifth St., Fort Sumner. Information: 575-355-2601 • Clovis Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m. at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center,...

 

Pages past - Feb. 23

On this date ... 1983: Members of First Baptist Church in Clovis had just released a book called "Seventy Five Years," a history of their congregation from the church's founding in 1907 through 1982....

 

Jail logs - Feb. 23

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday: Clovis • Mario Vega, 24, embezzlement • Lily Zamora, 20, out of state fugitive • Maritza Ramos-Sanchez, 41, failure to appear • Leo Lopez, 59, parole violation • Hunter Mote, 23,...

 

Angelo State edges Greyhound men in overtime

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Ja'Michael Brown scored five of his 23 points in overtime, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:27 to play, and Angelo State found just enough to top Eastern New Mexico 86-83...

 

Angelo State tops cold-shooting Greyhounds

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Marquita Daniels scored 19 points, and Angelo State kept pace for first place in the Lone Star Conference with a 59-56 win Thursday evening over Eastern New Mexico. Dezirae...

 

Free LSC tournament passes available

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s athletics office has a limited number of free all-session passes for next week’s Lone Star Conference basketball tournament. The tournament will run Thursday through Sunday at Dr Pepper Arena in...

 

Clovis basketball capsule - Feb. 23

District 2-6A girls semifinal No. 3 Clovis (17-11) at No. 2 La Cueva (14-10), La Cueva H.S., Albuquerque, 7 p.m. Last time out: Clovis rallied from a 39-33 fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime,...

 

ENMU track team hopes to make mark at LSC championships

PORTALES — The 2018 indoor track season has been a special one for Eastern New Mexico thus far, as the men's team recently climbed to 22nd in the national rankings - its highest indoor track...

 

Clovis tennis team has new, familiar elements

CLOVIS — Even with a pair of new coaches, and promises of a new facility soon, there's still some familiarity for the Clovis High tennis programs. The boys and girls teams, which open the season...

 

Rams upset Moriarty to return to 4-4A title game

MORIARTY — After downing Ruidoso for a third time on Tuesday night, Portales was hoping that the reverse result wouldn't be true when traveling to Moriarty on Thursday night, in a District 4-4A...

 

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