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Clovis school board to hold special meeting

CLOVIS — The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Tuesday to consider approval of an advertisement for the district’s superintendent search. The advertisement is the only action item on the agenda for the...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    March 3, 2019

ENMU regents appoint new members

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University board of regents is once again fully staffed as Curry County Manager Lance Pyle and ENMU student Joseph Gergel III were among the nine appointments to higher education boards across the state announced...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    March 3, 2019

Public works updated on ongoing projects

CLOVIS — Wednesday’s meeting of the Clovis Public Works Committee lasted just 15 minutes. City Manager Justin Howalt updated committee members on five projects: • Work on Seventh Street is ongoing, Howalt said, with New Mexico Gas and EPCOR...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    March 3, 2019

Students entering cooking competition

CLOVIS - At Clovis High School, there's no such thing as too many cooks in the kitchen. Students from the CHS ProStart class, which teaches students the basics of cooking, will travel to Albuquerque...

 

Findings not yet released in officer-involved shooting

CLOVIS — Officials responsible for reviewing a deadly officer-involved shooting in Clovis last year had not publicly released their findings by late Saturday afternoon. Calls placed Friday and Saturday to 11th Judicial District Attorney Rick...

 

Block grant meeting scheduled

CLOVIS — A public meeting to discuss the Community Block Development Grant program is scheduled for 5 p.m. March 14 at the Curry County Commission Chambers at 417 Gidding. Members of the public are invited to attend and suggest project ideas, with...

 

House adopts tax changes

SANTA FE — The state House late Friday adopted legislation that would reshape New Mexico’s tax system and raise about $356 million a year in new state revenue for public schools, government operations and roads. The 134-page proposal would...

 

Former state representative takes on new work as lobbyist

SANTA FE — A familiar name provided lunch for the state Senate last week. Former Rep. Debbie Rodella, a Democrat who represented Española, lost her re-election bid last year, but she’s still a presence in the Roundhouse. Now she’s a lobbyist...

 

Tax changes would remove 2003 cuts

SANTA FE — Personal income tax cuts signed into law in 2003 by former Gov. Bill Richardson would be essentially wiped off the books under a sweeping tax package that’s headed to the House floor. Members of the House Taxation and Revenue...

 

New Mexico residents gun-shy on gun bills

RIO ARRIBA COUNTY — John Villareal, an electrician whose family has owned ranchland in Alcalde for a century, pops into La Cocina New Mexican restaurant in downtown Española on a recent day to catch up with his cousin — a regular at the restaura...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    March 3, 2019

Lady Wolverines take district title

TEXICO — District titles have proven elusive for Texico’s girls basketball team in recent years. No such luck for the Lady Wolverines’ opponents this year. Friday night at Texico Sports Arena, the Lady Wolverines used an opportunistic third...

 

ENMU men fall in season finale

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico men’s basketball team had quite a week, especially considering it was technically over for them on Wednesday night. The Greyhounds concluded the regular season Tuesday at West Texas A&M, bussed to Phoenix and...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    March 3, 2019

Portales routs Artesia

PORTALES - When you're not shooting the ball well, you can stay in a game if you rebound well enough. If you don't do either one well ... game over, good night, drive home safely. Portales held...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    March 3, 2019

'Cats 'Rock' Carlsbad

CLOVIS - Clovis' boys basketball team is still hoping for a home game in the upcoming state tournament. But if the Wildcats' 60-36 victory over Carlsbad in Thursday's District 4-5A semifinal turns...

 

ENMU wins first

PORTALES — The middle of the order did its damage in the middle of the game, and Eastern New Mexico opened its four-game series against Cameron Friday with an 11-8 win at Greyhound Field in the Lone Star Conference opener for both teams. Greyhound...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    March 3, 2019

Win some, lose some

It was a good and bad week for Clovis' girls basketball team. The Lady Wildcats won their District 4-5A quarterfinal over Roswell 57-24 on Tuesday at Rock Staubus Gymnasium, but lost their semifinal...

 

ENMU wins late

PORTALES — Senior left fielder Jennifer McElroy doubled with one out in the eighth inning, driving home catcher Samantha Brockman as the Eastern New Mexico softball team won its fourth-consecutive Lone Star Conference contest 5-4 Friday at...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    March 3, 2019

Rams squeeze by Bulldogs

PORTALES - When you don't lead a game by more than four at any point, you need to take advantage of every opportunity the basketball gods give you. Even if it's not the first option. That's what...

 

Women claim fourth

DENTON, Texas — Treyanna Clay scored 17 points, and the Eastern New Mexico women’s basketball team ended a three-game losing streak with a 71-63 win Saturday to close out the regular season. Freshman Zamorye Cox added 14 points on 4-of-6 shooting...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    March 3, 2019

New season, new attitude for Clovis softball

CLOVIS - After consecutive 2-24 seasons, the Clovis softball team has nowhere to look but up. And they are doing that as Tuesday's season opener at Muleshoe approaches. They're looking toward this season not just with new optimism but new...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    March 3, 2019

White: Padres excited

For months they hung out on the open market, two prime free agents waiting to be plucked. Third baseman/shortstop Manny Machado and outfielder Bryce Harper were the two brightest stars of the much-anticipated 2018-19 Major League Baseball offseason....

 

Melrose claims district

MELROSE — New district, same result. Friday at Melrose High School, the Melrose girls basketball team defeated Logan 40-32 to win the District 6-1A championship. It was the second straight district title for the Lady Buffaloes, but their first in...

 

Clovis baseball kicked by Mustangs

CLOVIS — The Clovis baseball team’s season opener wasn’t exactly one to put in a time capsule. Unless the time capsule is buried in Lubbock. Facing Lubbock-Coronado Tuesday night at Bell Park, Clovis was beaten 20-0, as the Mustangs belted 19...

 
 By Dan Boyd    News    March 3, 2019

Gun bills advance in NM Legislature

SANTA FE — A bill that would expand New Mexico background check requirements to cover nearly all gun sales inched toward Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham's desk on Saturday, despite opposition from the National Rifle Association and most county...

 

Between Editions: March 4

New Mexico lawmakers are considering a plan that would give each member of the House $400,000 to spend on pet projects. Rep. Patricia Lundstrom, D-Gallup, is chairwoman of the House Appropriations and Finance Committee. “Members recognize we have... Full story

 

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