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 By Jim Lee    News    March 14, 2017

Anchor for Veterans' Park arrives in Clovis

CLOVIS — The U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command dropped anchor in Clovis on Monday. The historic piece probably won't get too wet in this climate, but it may have some admirers. It is big and...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    March 14, 2017

Officials: Water tank break-ins could endanger lives

PORTALES — Mischief makers breaking into the operations for the city water tanks could be endangering lives, according to Portales police and city officials. Portales Police Department Detective Charlie Smart said the city and law enforcement belie...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    March 14, 2017

Ex-Plateau CEO candidate for city job

CLOVIS — A Clovis city commissioner said Monday one man has been interviewed for the interim city manager position, and former Plateau CEO Tom Phelps confirmed he has talked with commissioners...

 

Business digest - March 14

Arby’s remodel to finish in six to seven weeks A franchisee for Clovis’ Arby’s franchise expects the location to be finished with its remodel in six to seven weeks. Gary Chaves, senior vice president of the MJG Corporation, said the remodel of...

 

Center adding kid-friendly fun run

CLOVIS — In its sixth year, a local race is giving children a chance to run at their own pace. The Pregnancy Resource Center’s Leap for Life Fun Run, taking place at 9 a.m. Saturday at Ned Houk Park, has added to its roster of events a 1K race,...

 

Pages past - March 14

On this date ... 1982: Curry County commissioners approved a construction site for a planned new jail. The site was adjacent to the courthouse to the north, where the jail remains today. Other sites...

 

Clovis police blotter - March 14

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Friday • 3:26 a.m.: Failure to pay fines, 100 block of Dartmouth Street • 8:13 a.m.: Burglary (auto), 1100 block of...

 

Portales police blotter - March 14

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Friday • 11:50 a.m.: Larceny, 1600 block East Spruce Street • 12:16 p.m.: Fraud, walk in • 1:34 p.m.: Ambulance requested, walk in • 1:58 p.m.: Public affray in...

 

Events calendar - March 14

Today • Quilters Tuesday — 6 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Lesson: Iron travel mat, caddie. Registration required. Information: 575-763-9687 • Blood drive — 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at ENMRSH, Clovis. Information: 575-625-9743 ext. 2100 Wedn...

 

Meetings calendar - March 14

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 Commit...

 
 By Sharna Johnson    News    March 14, 2017

Allergies can affect pets, too

Little nubs of green and delicate blossoms give new life to bare tree limbs, brown begins to take on a greenish hue as life creeps through in the form of new blades of grass and splashes of color are...

 

ENMU's Gryschka places 8th in D-II nationals

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Freshman Melina Gryschka placed eighth in the mile and 12th in the 3K over the weekend, pacing Eastern New Mexico University’s showing in the NCAA Division II national indoor track championships. Gryschka, from Garbsen,...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    March 14, 2017

Cats hoping vets will key solid season

CLOVIS — Clovis High's boys have never won a team state title in track, although they came close in 2001 (third place) and 2003 (second). Coach Darren Kelley, entering his 18th season with the Wildc...

 
 By David Norton    Sports    March 14, 2017

Rams hoping to build on 4A finals run

PORTALES - With basketball season at an end, the Portales baseball team is preparing to take the diamond for the first time in 2017, hoping to build off last year's Class 4A state runnerup finish....

 

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