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Articles from the May 3, 2018 edition

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 By Jamie Cushman    News    May 3, 2018

Melrose supercomputing students take home awards

MELROSE — When you think of the communities of eastern New Mexico, supercomputing is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But some Melrose junior high and high school students are trying to change that. At last week’s 28th annual New... Full story

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    May 3, 2018

CCC board reviews support progam

CLOVIS — The Clovis Community College Board of Trustees heard a review of the college’s TRIO Student Support Services program at Wednesday’s meeting. TRIO SSS Program Director Katrina Walley said the program serves 180 students, providing...

 
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Events calendar - May 3

Today • National Day of Prayer Event — Noon at Curry County Courthouse. Information: http://www.nationaldayofprayer.org • Tween Program — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Activity: Stop motion storytelling. Information: 575-356-3940 ...

 
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Meetings calendar - May 3

Today • Friends of the Portales Public Library — Noon at Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940 Tuesday • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. at the Memorial Building, 200 E. Seventh St., Portales....

 
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Education digest - May 3

Former ENMU president among honored PORTALES — Former Eastern New Mexico University president Steven Gamble is among the faculty being honored at the college’s Distinguished Faculty Emeriti Awards on Monday. The awards will be given at ENMU’s...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    May 3, 2018

Reporter's notebook: Surnames you know

If you live in New Mexico, you probably know somebody with the last name of Martinez, Garcia or Chavez, at least according to Ancestry.com. The genealogy website released the most common surnames by state, with a trio of Hispanic names topping the...

 

Taking learning out of the classroom

On a recent visit to Gattis Middle School, I stopped off in the library for an errand. While there I saw a young man working and talking with students in the back of the library. The back of the...

 

Area graduation dates

The following is a list of area high school and college graduations: High schools • Elida: 4 p.m. May 17, Elida High School Gymnasium • Clovis: 6 p.m. May 18, Curry County Events Center • Fort Sumner: 6 p.m. May 18, Ft. Sumner High School...

 
 By Betty Williamson    Voices    May 3, 2018

Military spouse finds need, shows up

Melanie Patrick is a woman on a mission. Actually, make that several missions. And she’s working hard to encourage more of us to get involved. Patrick moved to eastern New Mexico a year ago from...

 

Pages past - May 3

On this date ... 1983: Toney Anaya made his first official visit to Clovis since being sworn in as governor of New Mexico on Jan. 1. Anaya was in town to serve as guest speaker of the spring meeting...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

Jail logs - May 3

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday through Wednesday: Clovis • Audra Childers, 22, probation violation, failure to appear on a felony charge, failure to appear at time and place stated in citation • Kimberly Cross, 39,...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    May 3, 2018

Portales students to perform at awards

Who says high art can't be creepy? Certainly not the New Mexico High School Musical Theatre Awards in Albuquerque, where the cast of Portales High School's production of "The Addams Family" will be...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    May 3, 2018

Hounds hope to do damage at LSC championships

PORTALES — For some, this weekend's Lone Star Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships are an opportunity to produce their strongest performance of the year, while others are trying to...

 

Bustos receives LSC weekly track award

RICHARDSON, Texas — Danee Bustos got a little bit of hardware entering the Lone Star Conference track championship. The Eastern New Mexico junior was chosen as the LSC's female track athlete of the...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    May 3, 2018

Texico cruises in first-round matchup

TEXICO — The Texico High machine keeps rolling along. The No. 1 Wolverines clobbered No. 16 Zuni in Wednesday's Class 3A baseball state tournament first-round matchup 21-0. The defending 3A champs... Full story

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 3, 2018

'Just a boom, buddy,' as truck hits house

CLOVIS — Frank Conte was watching overtime of a basketball game with his family when a truck barreled directly into their living room Tuesday night in Clovis. “Just a boom, buddy,” he told The... Full story

 

Blaeser moves on to singles semifinals

ALBUQUERQUE — The good news is Portales' Sarah Blaeser is moving on to the semifinals in the state tennis singles bracket. The bad news is it required eliminating a teammate. Blaeser defeated...

 

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