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No fatalities in Melrose train crash

MELROSE — A train wreck Wednesday morning in Melrose injured one, derailed several cars, and led to diverted traffic the rest of the day. The accident occurred just before 10 a.m. at the US 60/84 -...

 

Clovis High locked down for an hour

CLOVIS — Clovis High School was locked down for about an hour Wednesday morning after officials found ammunition in a vehicle on campus and were told two boys ran from the scene with a gun. Superintendent Jody Balch said no shots were fired and...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    April 6, 2017

ENMU candidate grilled on arts, retention

PORTALES — A varied set of questions awaited the third candidate for Eastern New Mexico University president as he was greeted with concerns surrounding fine arts, liberal arts, retention and more....

 
 By David Grieder    News    April 6, 2017

Tax board narrows recommended disbursments from $200,000 to $117,950

CLOVIS — The Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board met Tuesday evening recommended disbursing $117,950 out of roughly $175,000 remaining in its fiscal year budget for promotional support to various events and projects serving Clovis in the coming months....

 

Teacher hopes to inspire love of learning

Following the path of the teachers that inspired her, Parkview Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Valarie Nippert works to inspire a love of learning in her student in ways that will keep them engaged. “I like the challenge of finding new and...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    April 6, 2017

STEM program reaching out to smaller communities

PORTALES — Whether it be through science fairs in area schools or lab work for college sophomores, the Eastern New Mexico University Hispanic Serving Institutions Science, Technology, Engineering,...

 

Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission

The Clovis City Commission will meet 5:15 p.m. today at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Agenda items include: • A request for a beer and wine license at the Buffalo Grill restaurant in the Hilltop Plaza. The license would...

 

Events calendar - April 6

Today • Preschool story hour — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Theme: Spring is for ducks and rabbits. Information: 575-769-7840 • Teen program — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library for ages 13-18. Information: 575-356-3940 ...

 

Meetings watch: Civil Aviation Board

Clovis Municipal Airport Manager Kyle Berkshire said Tuesday that Boutique Air is exploring the possibility of adding a Clovis-Denver option in addition to its Dallas service. The company, he said, is polling its customer base about whether it would...

 

March building permits

A look at permits filed with the city of Clovis during March, according to city records: • 1 — New residential permits filed in March, bringing the 2017 total to 5. • 1,616 — Square footage of the new residence on the 600 block of Curry Road...

 

Meetings calendar - April 6

Today • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. in north annex at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7828 • Commission on Older Adults — 3 p.m. in the Ingram Room at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7908 Tuesday...

 

Easter services

The following Holy Week services are scheduled in the area: St. James Episcopal Church, Clovis 575-763-4638 April 13 • Maundy Thursday service — 6 p.m. April 14 • Good Friday service — 6 p.m. April 15 • Great Easter Vigil — 7 p.m. April...

 

Dora school news - April 6

Track • Today – High school meet in Melrose • Friday – High school meet in Jal • Tuesday – High school meet in Hagerman Baseball • Friday – Dora Varsity will have a doubleheader in Logan, 2 p.m. • Monday – Varsity and junior...

 

Add a splash of color to your weekend

A few years ago I was in a restaurant in Lubbock late one morning when a flood of customers came in all splattered in a rainbow of colors, a spectrum that coated every visible inch of their clothing...

 

Pages past - April 6

On this date ... 1972: Clovis firefighters responded to a house fire at 504 Hickory St. Officials said no one was injured but structural damage was "moderate" and some of the residents' belongings wer...

 

Clovis police blotter - April 6

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for for the Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Tuesday • 8:38 a.m.: Failure to pay fines, 1600 block of North Prince Street • 9:11 a.m.: Fugitive from justice,...

 

Portales police blotter - April 6

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Tuesday • 4:01 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 600 block Wylie Cox Circle • 1:24 p.m.: Larceny, 1500 block Arizona Street • 6:19 p.m.: Ambulance requested, 1000 block of...

 
 By David Norton    Sports    April 6, 2017

Rams rally for win in error-laden game

PORTALES — Despite only recording four hits, the Portales baseball team held on to pull off a 7-6 comeback win over Lovington Tuesday night. The Wildcats (3-11) didn’t fare any better from the field, recording only three hits all night. Both...

 

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