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Articles from the April 25, 2012 edition

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Fishing report - April 26

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake...

 

Fishing report - April 26

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake...

 

Editorial: High Plains Patriots' agenda seems selective

The High Plains Patriots are riled up again. This time the target is Clovis' new city-owned golf course; specifically the clubhouse restaurant. The topic is expected to come up when the Patriots meet at 7 tonight at the Master's Center in Clovis....

 

State should accept federal cuts

Generally, the Rio Grande Foundation focuses primarily on state and local policy issues. Nonetheless, given New Mexico's status as one of, if not the, most reliant states on federal spending within its borders, the perilous condition of the federal...

 

PHS golf results - April 26

Lovington Invite Wednesday Boys Clovis 316, Lovington 317, Carlsbad 326, Goddard 344, Roswell 365, Portales 372. Top individuals: Hayden Brown, Lovington, 75. Sam Bridgwater, Clovis 77. Matt Justus, Clovis, 77. Austin Valencia, Lovington 78. Ethan...

 

Police Blotter - April 26

Samplings of Portales police, sheriff and fire call logs: Monday 12:18 p.m., Caller requested an ambulance for an elderly woman who had fallen, 500 West 16th Lane. 12:23 p.m., Caller requested an officer to do a welfare check, 1000 block West 18th...

 

Portales schools accredited

Portales Municipal Schools being recommended for accreditation was no surprise, according to Portales High School Assistant Principal Pamela Nelson-Ray, who headed preparing the school district for accreditation through the international organization...

 

Heat sets record

A Portales sandwich shop saw its busiest day in the past few months Wednesday thanks to customers coming in to beat the record heat. Iced coffee drinks and ice cream were the popular menu items for the Do Drop In, with fruit salad as a close third....

 

Heat sets record

A Portales sandwich shop saw its busiest day in the past few months Wednesday thanks to customers coming in to beat the record heat. Iced coffee drinks and ice cream were the popular menu items for the Do Drop In, with fruit salad as a close third....

 

Clovis woman dies in wreck

A Clovis woman was killed Wednesday morning and three were injured in an accident at the intersection of Seventh and Norris streets. According to a release from the Clovis Police Department: Crystal S...

 

Clovis boys win Lovington Invite

The Clovis boys golf team finished strong in its back-to-back, claiming a one-stroke victory in the Lovington Invite Wednesday. Clovis had three of the top five individuals, including runnerups Sam Bridgwater and Matt Justus both shooting a 77, en...

 

Ticket feature: Kite Karnival set for Saturday

Cannon Air Force Base is hoping for a windy Saturday, giving the eastern New Mexico skies a home for hundreds of kites. File photo Nashawn Hare, 9, works to detangle his kite's tail from its string...

 

Ticket feature: Kite Karnival set for Saturday

Cannon Air Force Base is hoping for a windy Saturday, giving the eastern New Mexico skies a home for hundreds of kites. File photo Nashawn Hare, 9, works to detangle his kite's tail from its string...

 

Four tribute artists, local country singer lined up for music festival

Four tribute artists and a budding local country artist will join rock 'n' roll legend Chubby Checker in the entertainment lineup for the 2012 Clovis Musical Festival. The 25th annual festival is Sept. 7-9. Randy Petty, music festival chairman,...

 

Class profiles: Grady High School

When Grady's seven graduating seniors were asked to list their accomplishments, they formed a quorum, held a meeting, presented the case, and decided against it. "We don't need bragging rights,"...

 

Police blotter - April 26

Samplings of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Tuesday 12:10 a.m.: Caller reported shoplifting in progress, 2600 block of West Seventh Street. 1:08 a.m.: Caller reported dogs fighting in nearby yard, 200 block of Thornton Street. 4:32 a.m.: Caller...

 

Thursday briefing: Kites, flowers and The King

Good morning and welcome to the Thursday briefing. Go fly a kite The annual spring Kite Karnival is 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. Saturday at Cannon AFB Doc Stewart Park. It's open to the public and includes kite flyer demonstrations, games and rides....

 

Thursday briefing: Kites, flowers and The King

Good morning and welcome to the Thursday briefing. Go fly a kite The annual spring Kite Karnival is 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. Saturday at Cannon AFB Doc Stewart Park. It's open to the public and includes kite flyer demonstrations, games and rides....

 

Commissioner makes use of property tax exemption

Curry County Commissioner Dan Stoddard recently established the non-profit, New Mexico Veterans Hope Inc., in Santa Rosa, where he said he helps homeless veterans. It was through his work with veterans that Stoddard said he learned about a property...

 

Education column: Contest inspires creative thinkers

There is a remarkable event that takes place across the country called Destination ImagiNation. This non-profit organization is a globally recognized creative problem-solving competition, covering all subject areas through five main challenges based...

 

My turn: Festival brings community together

I am not sure what the official population is these days in Milnesand, but even with a generous mileage allowance, you would be hard-pressed to get into double figures. That is why it is truly amazing to watch this community rally each year to host...

 

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