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 By David Grieder    News    April 8, 2017

Officials fail to find consensus on archery, shooting center

CLOVIS — City commissioners reached the same conclusion after their study session Thursday night on a proposed 82-acre archery and shooting training center on the southeast end of Ned Houk Park that they did before. Finding a consensus is a target...

 

Events calendar - April 8

Today • ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ play — 7 p.m. at PHS Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Knoxville Street, Portales. Admission: $5. Information: 575-356-7015 • Writers’ Workshop for College Students — 10 a.m.-noon Jack Williamson Liberal...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    April 8, 2017

Superheroes come to fore at lectureship

PORTALES — The costumed superhero was what science fiction writer Melinda Snodgrass referred to as a "uniquely American creation," just like baseball and jazz. "I wondered, why was that? Was this...

 

Meetings calendar - April 8

Today • 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 David Grieder    News    April 8, 2017

City talks water, approves beer and wine license

CLOVIS — Clovis city commissioners approved Buffalo Grill restaurant for a beer and wine license and discussed a water plan for Clovis during their regular meeting Thursday evening, among other items. Previous controversy over the potential...

 

Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission

The Clovis City Commission met Thursday at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. All commissioners, and Mayor David Lansford attended. • Commissioners approved a $350,000 Local Economic Development Grant from the state for Southwest...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    April 8, 2017

Portales officials urged to pursue water options

PORTALES — At a workshop Tuesday evening, the Portales City Council was urged to pursue every option available in its search for water resources. Senior Engineer Jennifer Hill and Professional Geologist Amy Ewing, both of environmental services...

 

Floyd senior profiles

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of profiles about local graduating high school seniors. Brayan Navarro hopes to attain a degree in biology from the University of New Mexico, attend medical school, and some day return to Portales to work. In...

 

Pages past - April 8

On this date ... 1977: Clovis city commissioners adopted resolutions acknowledging some city sidewalks were in disrepair. The sidewalks were all on West 14th Street, including one in front of James...

 

Portales police blotter - April 8

Jail log Released Thursday As of 7 a.m. Friday • Juan Baltazar, 25, bond Booked Thursday As of 7 a.m. Friday • Daniel Julian Acosta, 20, return for court • Curtis Ray Ericson, 31, bench warrant • Angel Viera, 61, use of telephone to harass...

 

Clovis police blotter - April 8

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for the Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Thursday • 5:45 a.m.: Larceny over $500, 1100 block of Rencher Street • 7:16 a.m.: Failure to yield stop sign,...

 

AREA ROUNDUP: Rams notch pair of wins in tennis

ROSWELL — The Portales High boys tennis team picked up a pair of wins on Friday in a District 4/1-4A quad hosted by New Mexico Military. The Rams, who lost on Thursday to the host Colts 9-0, came back with wins over Moriarty 7-2 and Hope Christian...

 

Aggies top ENMU in routs

PORTALES — Cameron started a bit slow on Friday, then the Aggies erupted. Scoreless in the first inning of both games on a Lone Star Conference softball doubleheader against Eastern New Mexico...

 
 By David Norton    Sports    April 8, 2017

Foster sets pole vault record in Love/George meet

PORTALES — Clovis High's Burgin Foster not only managed to break his own school record in pole vault at Portales High's George/Love Invitational track meet on Friday, but he now owns the distinction of being this year's top vaulter in New Mexico....

 

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