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Roosevelt officials approve support of joint resolution

PORTALES — Roosevelt County commissioners on Tuesday narrowly approved supporting a joint resolution in the New Mexico Legislature that could give counties the option to transfer their probate court jurisdiction to magistrate or district courts....

 

Senate blocks proposal to take money from permanent fund

SANTA FE — A proposal to take more money from New Mexico’s largest permanent fund for early childhood programs hit a brick wall again in the Roundhouse on Monday, when three Senate Democrats joined with Republicans to block it from moving forward...

 

Bill expanding background checks sails through House

SANTA FE — A proposal to expand New Mexico’s background check requirement for gun sales is almost on its way to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham — an enthusiastic supporter of the bill. The proposal, Senate Bill 8, won approval 42-27 in the House...

 

Between Editions: March 7

The U.S. Navy Concert Band performs for free Saturday night in Clovis’ Marshall Auditorium. It’s part of its 10-state, 25-city tour for 2019. Considered one of the service’s “signature outreach programs,” the Navy Band is based in...

 

Airmen rape charges dismissed

Rape charges against three Cannon Air Force Base airmen have been dismissed. According to a news release from District Attorney Andrea Reeb: Her office has dismissed charges against Isaiah Edley, Thomas Newton, and Rahman Buchanan. The three airmen... Full story

 

Events calendar - March 6

Today • Ash Wednesday • Tiny Tots — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840 • Preschool storytime “Red Fish, Blue Fish” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales....

 

Meetings calendar - March 6

Today • Clovis Community College Board of Trustees — 8 a.m., Room 512, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Information: 575-769-4001 Thursday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m., North Annex, Clovis-Carver Public Library,...

 
 By Adrian Gomez    News    March 6, 2019

New 'Kid' movie released - but only for a few days

New Mexico has plenty of history — especially its place in the Wild West. The area was home to Billy the Kid and his famous shoot outs, mainly one with Sheriff Pat Garrett. A new story hits Albuquerque and Santa Fe theaters — albeit briefly ...

 

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