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Articles from the March 28, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    March 28, 2018

Vietnam veterans honored at ceremony

CLOVIS — More than 50 years since serving in Vietnam, Florencio Ramirez sat at the Clovis Veterans Affairs Office on Tuesday and enjoyed some light refreshments while waiting for his appointment....

 

Shun foreign students, count on less progress

As part of its continuing campaign to prevent China from stealing American intellectual property, President Donald Trump’s administration is considering restrictions on the number of Chinese citizens enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities....

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    March 28, 2018

Prince road work moving along

CLOVIS — This just in: The road does not go on forever, and neither will the road construction on North Prince Street. New Mexico Department of Transportation Public Information Officer Manon...

 

Not many in favor of Second Amendment repeal

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens wrote in an op-ed for the New York Times on Tuesday that demonstrators against gun violence “should demand a repeal of the Second Amendment.” It’s not a particularly popular idea in eastern New Me...

 

School board approves Parkview improvements

CLOVIS —The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education unanimously approved parking and drainage improvements at the the new Parkview Elementary at a cost of about $495,000 at Tuesday’s meeting. Deputy Superintendent of Operations Carrie Bunce...

 

Events calendar - March 28

Today • Collective Goods Book and Gift Sale — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Plains Regional Medical Center. Fundraiser event for the PRMC Auxiliary Scholarship Fund. Information: 575-769-2141 • Tiny Tots — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library....

 

Meetings calendar - March 28

Today • Clovis Public Works Committee — 8:30 a.m. at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center, 321 N. Connelly St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Clovis Local Emergency Planning Committee — 1 p.m. at the Bert Cabiness City Government...

 

Reporter's notebook: Quilts in bloom

A garden is blooming in Las Cruces, and one of the “gardeners” is an eastern New Mexico native. Clovis resident Mary Mattimore’s quilt, entitled “Pitcher Plant,” will be featured alongside the work of 34 other quilters from across the...

 

Keep your nose on your own property

Neglecting to understand which things are your business, and which are not, causes many problems. People spend too much time with their noses in places where they don’t belong while ignoring things...

 

Pages past - March 28

On this date ... 1988: Funeral services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Clovis for Ted Waldhauser, 79, a longtime Clovis city commissioner who also served as mayor for seven years....

 

Jail logs - March 28

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday: Clovis • Hector Ramos, 21, criminal solicitation to commit possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, resisting, evading or obstructing an officer • Gonzalo Cardenas,...

 

Portales tennis teams win at Artesia

ARTESIA — It was another strong outing for Portales tennis on Tuesday, as the Rams made easy work of the Artesia Bulldogs, despite early weather conditions. Portales girls won in a sweep, 9-0,...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    March 28, 2018

Hobbs posts 10-8 win over Ram softball team

PORTALES — Defensive woes in Tuesday's cold and blustery conditions sunk Portales softball in a 10-8 loss to Hobbs. The Class 6A Eagles capitalized on three-consecutive fourth inning errors by the...

 

Area golfers flourish in spite of inclement weather

CLOVIS — Hate the weather, love the scores. At least that's how the Clovis Wildcats must feel, as eight Wildcat players notched qualifying legs at Tuesday's Clovis Invitational at Colonial Park...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    March 28, 2018

Clovis wallops Lovington for 13th victory

CLOVIS — The postal creed states: "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds". Clovis High's baseball team kind of...

 

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