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Man charged in shooting death denied release

PORTALES - A Portales man charged with murder following an April 19 shooting death has been denied release from the Roosevelt County Adult Detention Center. District Judge Drew Tatum on Thursday made...

 
 By Audra Brown    Voices    April 27, 2018

It ain't always sunny outside

There doesn’t seem to be enough room or attention in the human mind, generally speaking, to store each and every experience that has been lived over the years. It’s inevitably interesting to find...

 
 By David Grieder    News    April 27, 2018

Water authority to start accepting construction bids next week

CLOVIS — Starting next week, the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority will begin accepting bids for construction later this year on the section of its pipeline connecting Cannon Air Force Base with Clovis, as announced in a board meeting...

 
 By Judy Brandon    Voices    April 27, 2018

Jesus source of strength and comfort

Memories of my childhood days and Sunday nights in the old church at 8th and Hinkle are still vivid in my mind. It could be a daunting place at night after Sunday night services and all were gone. On...

 

God's mercies are 'new every morning'

Third bird. That’s the term author Daniel Pink uses in his book, When, for folks who aren’t by nature larks (morning people) or owls (night people). Having taken the analysis he recommends for...

 

Portales schools approves budget, including raises

PORTALES — The beginning budget for Portales Municipal Schools’ 2018-2019 fiscal year will be $23.2 million, according to officials. Finance Director Sarah Stubbs said at the Portales Board of Education’s regular meeting on Thursday that the...

 

Great American Cleanup set for Saturday

CLOVIS — The citizens of Clovis will once again take to the streets on Saturday for the first of its two annual cleanup efforts to remove some of the city’s trash. The Great American Cleanup, scheduled for 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday, is held...

 

Events calendar - April 27

Today • First Grade Spring Performance — 2 p.m. at James Elementary School, Portales. Information: 575-359-3675 • Steel Magnolias — 7 p.m. at the Eastern New Mexico University Theatre Center, Portales. Admission is $7, and free for ENMU...

 

Road repair scheduled for Monday

Caliche reconstruction will begin Monday on a road southeast of Kenna, Roosevelt County officials said. The repairs will take place on South Roosevelt Road AM from South Roosevelt Road 30 to South Roosevelt Road 32 1/2, and will take three weeks to...

 

Meetings calendar - April 27

Tuesday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. at Curry County Commission chambers, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 Wednesday • Clovis Community College Board of Trustees — 8 a.m. at CCC room 512, 417 Schepps Blvd....

 

Reporter's notebook: Rawhide Days celebration

TUCUMCARI — Where can you go to meet the family members of “Rawhide” stars Clint Eastwood, Sheb Wooley and Paul Brinegar? Rawhide Days, of course. The event is scheduled May 4 through May 6 in Tucumcari, where some of the 1960s western...

 

Pages past - April 27

On this date ... 1993: Some flyaway balloons from the Clovis Home and Garden Show held the previous month turned up in Ness City, Kansas. Grover and Avis Rothe, who said they live in a rural area...

 

Jail logs - April 27

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday: Clovis • Gabriel Gutierrez, 19, battery on a household member, possession of a controlled substance, criminal damage to the property of a household member, failure to pay fines • Alvin...

 

Public record - April 27

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records through Wednesday at the Curry County clerk’s office: • Ashton Manuel Garcia, 19, to Faith Nicole Carpenter, 18, both of Clovis • Razal Jess Douglass Barton Jr., 22, to Myra Treni...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    April 27, 2018

Legarda helps anchor Ram success

PORTALES - Joel Legarda is Portales baseball's "Mr. Reliable," as he goes out everyday and gets it done both at - and behind, the plate for the Rams. The senior three-year starting catcher leads the...

 

Rams finish second at Last Chance invite

ROSWELL — With Monday's District 4/5-1A/4A Tournament right around the corner, Portales golf looked to build some momentum with another strong outing at Thursday's Last Chance Invite at Roswell....

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    April 27, 2018

Rams hope to add relays to state field

PORTALES - Today's Lovington Ross Black Relays are a chance for the Rams' track and field team to make further improvements as the season winds down, heading into next week's crucial district meet....

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    April 27, 2018

Cats heading down final stretch

CLOVIS - Today's Ross Black Relays in Lovington are about opportunity. They will be the Clovis track and field team's last opportunity to attack a regular-season meet, the Wildcats' last opportunity...

 

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