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Articles from the April 7, 2017 edition

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 By Kevin Wilson    News    April 7, 2017

Park killer gets life

CLOVIS — Ariel Ulibarri was a cheerful mother of two, sister, daughter, aunt and friend who responded to any request with a cheerful, "I'll be there in two-and-a-half." That's according to those...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    April 7, 2017

ENMU candidate touts reshaping to meet pressures

PORTALES - To meet the pressures of state lawmakers and taxpayers, a university must be reshaped without losing sight of its mission, according to Eastern New Mexico University presidential candidate...

 

No firearm found in connection with lockdown

CLOVIS — An incident that led to a lockdown at Clovis High School on Wednesday resulted in a pair of arrests for juvenile offenses, but Clovis police said they found no firearm in connection with the incident. One juvenile was taken into custody fo...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    April 7, 2017

Rape trial moved for forensic evidence delays

PORTALES —The trial for a Portales man accused of rape has been moved to the next docket due to forensic evidence delays. During a pre-trial conference for Roy Brown, 29, Thursday afternoon in district court, District Attorney Andrea Reeb...

 

Quay road blocked after shooting

TUCUMCARI — A New Mexico Department of Public Safety Patrol blocked the road leading to a residence on Quay Road 65 for seven hours Wednesday after a shooting was reported. According to Central Dispatch call logs, at 10:52 a.m., a 911 call was...

 

Seventh Street to be discussed at meeting

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis will host a public information meeting Wednesday to discuss proposed improvements to the Seventh Street Corridor between Main Street and the Ingram Channel south of Marlene Boulevard. The meeting will be 6 p.m. at the...

 

Meetings watch: Portales City Council

The following were actions taken at the Portales City Council meeting Tuesday in the Memorial Building: • Councilors approved a resolution removing unpaid ambulance billing accounts from 2003-2013. The removal of uncollectable accounts has not...

 
 By Brooke Finch    News    April 7, 2017

Church to bring Last Supper painting to life

PORTALES — Bringing one of the world's most famous paintings to life is no small task, nor is portraying Jesus and his 12 apostles. But Portales' First United Methodist Church has done both for...

 
 By Judy Brandon    Voices    April 7, 2017

Resurrection's significance grows in framework of Jesus' story

What is the significance of a moment? Not much we may think, but what about that moment when Jesus rose from the grave? This moment is more significant than we can imagine when we put the...

 

Little-read Habakkuk made choice of real faith

So, tell me, have you read Habakkuk lately? You know, in the Bible. The Old Testament. One of the prophets. The English major part of me has paid attention to this prophet only rarely and then only...

 

Events calendar - April 7

Today • ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ play — 7 p.m. at PHS Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Knoxville Street, Portales. Admission: $5. Information: 575-356-7015 • Lil Rob Reloaded concert — 6 p.m. at the Yam Theatre, Portales. Tickets: $20....

 

Pages past - April 7

On this date ... 1987: More than 50 police officers and private citizens responded to a report that a 3-year-old boy was missing near Yeso, west of Fort Sumner. State police said the call turned out...

 

Meetings calendar - April 7

Saturday Habitat for Humanity — 10 a.m. at Kiva Realty, 620 W. First St., Portales. Home ownership information meeting. Information: 575-359-1344 Tuesday • Relay for Life Committee — 5:15 in Ingram Room at Clovis-Carver Public Library....

 
 By Audra Brown    Voices    April 7, 2017

Jack Williamson's gone, but fun remains at lectureship

There is a thought that people think about growing up on the farm. They imagine many things, but I suspect that a library isn’t the first image that pops into the brain. Some of you may have gotten...

 

Clovis police blotter - April 7

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for the Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Wednesday • 7:08 a.m.: Obedience to traffic control device (red), 21st/Martin Luther King Jr • 8:41 a.m.: Burglary...

 

Portales police blotter - April 7

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Wednesday • 11:49 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 600 block Wylie Cox Circle • 12:32 p.m.: Fire/regular response, 1400 block on New Mexico 88 • 12:38 p.m.: Fire/regular resp...

 

ENMU picks up linebacker

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University has added an outside linebacker to its recruiting class. Josh Miller, a two-year starter at Feather River College in Quincy, California, recorded more than 100 career tackles for the Golden Eagles. He had...

 
 By David Norton    Sports    April 7, 2017

Stadium gets first run for George/Love Invite

PORTALES — Greyhound Stadium will host its first track meet today as Portales High is putting on the annual George/Love Invitational. The meet, which will feature Portales and 13 other teams, will...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    April 7, 2017

Portales rolls to 17-4 win at Clovis

CLOVIS — The Clovis High softball team is still looking for that magic formula. The young Lady Wildcats got through the first inning on Thursday, then ran into big-time problems as Portales ran...

 

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