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Articles from the March 11, 2017 edition

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 By Douglas Clark    News    March 11, 2017

Music festival bringing back the '80s

CLOVIS — Clovis / Curry County Chamber of Commerce officials are showing they love not just the Clovis sound. They love the '80s too. Winger and Firehouse are the headline musical acts for the 30th...

 

Fire chiefs promote caution during dry, windy season

In a time of year where the risk of fire is increased due to dry, windy conditions, local fire chiefs cautioned prevention to avoid a worst case scenario. Spring is known as "fire season" due to high...

 

Pages past - March 11

On this date ... 1992: The new Clovis-Carver Public Library was experiencing "wild" success, library Director Erna Wentland said. "For the whole month of February last year, we had 5,000 people in...

 

Events calendar - March 11

Today • Lions Club gun, knife and coin show — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Clovis Civic Center. Admission: $5. Information: 518-542-4788 or [email protected] Sunday • Lions Club gun, knife and coin show — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Clovis Civic Center. Admission:...

 

Meetings calendar - March 11

Tuesday • Joint city/county luncheon — Noon at Clovis Civic Center. Cost: Free. Information: 575-769-7828 Wednesday • Chamber Board of Directors — 11:30 a.m. at the Clovis chamber. Information: 575-763-3435 • Local Emergency Planning...

 

Clovis police blotter - March 11

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Thursday • 12:05 a.m.: False evidence of registration, Pile/8th • 6:17 a.m.: Unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, 3200...

 

Portales police blotter - March 11

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Thursday • 1:17 p.m.: Motor vehicle accident without injuries, New Mexico 88 • 2:05 p.m.: Reckless driver, 600 block South Roosevelt Road S • 3:33 p.m.: Breaking and en...

 
 By David Norton    Sports    March 11, 2017

Portales boys reach 4A title game

ALBUQUERQUE — Behind its signature 1-3-1 zone and a dominant morning from Jeremie Karngbaye, the Portales boys basketball team is in its first state title game in 12 seasons. This time it's in 4A, w... Full story

 
 By David Norton    Sports    March 11, 2017

Seventh heaven: Elida streak continues

ALBUQUERQUE — A familiar 1 vs. 2 battle turned into the extension of a very familiar theme. In their fifth meeting of the season between the Elida Tigers and Melrose Buffaloes, Elida took the one... Full story

 

ENMU women ousted in D-II national tournament debut

PUEBLO, Colo. — Eastern New Mexico University women's basketball coach Josh Prock hopes his team can build on what was a special season that didn't end as well as hoped. The Greyhounds reached the...

 

Angelo State sweeps Hounds to open LSC softball series

PORTALES — After surviving a scare in the opener of Friday’s Lone Star Conference doubleheader at Greyhound Softball Field, Angelo State made sure it wasn’t in for another nailbiter in the nightcap. Ranked eighth in NCAA Division II, the...

 

Friday state basketball tournament summaries, brackets

STATE BRACKETS (Seeds in parentheses) Boys Class 6A Semifinals Thursday At The Pit, Albuquerque (12) Volcano Vista 49, (8) Atrisco Heritage 45 (2) Las Cruces High 47, (3) Rio Rancho Cleveland 45 Championship Saturday At The Pit, Albuquerque Volcano...

 

Wildcats advance to title game at Roswell Southwest Invitational

ROSWELL — The Clovis High baseball team defeated Roswell High 7-5 in the semifinals of the Roswell Southwest Invitational late Friday night. The Wildcats, who improved to 5-2, will square off against Roswell Goddard (2-0) in tonight's championship...

 

Cats hang on, reach title game

ROSWELL — Clovis High’s baseball team reached the finals of the Southwest Baseball Classic on Friday night, holding on late for a 7-5 semifinal victory over Roswell High. The Wildcats (5-2) were slated to face Roswell Goddard (2-0), a 10-2...

 

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