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Articles from the May 11, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    May 11, 2017

CCC grads ready to walk

CLOVIS — More than 100 new graduates will walk the stage at the city’s Civic Center Friday evening, among over 300 students receiving degrees this month from Clovis Community College. Administrators are expecting a full house for the 6 p.m....

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 11, 2017

Retrial delayed in sex assault case

CLOVIS — The two-day retrial set to start today for a Clovis man accused of first-degree sexual penetration was delayed Wednesday afternoon, following new insights from an expert witness. District Attorney Andrea Reeb, representing the state, and p...

 

CHS senior selected as U.S. Presidential Scholar

CLOVIS — One of Clovis High School’s most-honored seniors is being honored again — this time by Washington, D.C. Rohan Angadi was selected as a U.S. Presidential Scholar, according to releases from the U.S. Department of Education and the...

 

Assistant professor enjoys subject's relation to real world

Editor's note: This is one in a series profiling local educators each week. Because of marketing's integral role in the world, it has become a vital part of society and the chief interest of Eastern...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    May 11, 2017

ENMU choir touring Europe

PORTALES — Europe will soon be getting a taste of eastern New Mexico, along with a choral performance or five. Eastern New Mexico University's choir will be taking its repertoire across the...

 

Clovis man convicted in connection with traffic stop

CLOVIS — A Clovis man was convicted Wednesday of a pair of felonies connected to an August traffic stop, according to a release from the Ninth Judicial District Attorney’s office. Sentencing is scheduled for Friday for Cesar Rodriguez, 36. He...

 

Education digest - May 11

Clovis bands take top honors at contest CLOVIS — Clovis Municipal Schools took top honors at the Southeastern New Mexico Educators Association’s Band Large Group Music Performance Assessment April 24-25 at Tydings Auditorium in Hobbs. Groups are...

 

County manager appointed to council

PORTALES — Roosevelt County Manager Amber Hamilton has been appointed to the New Mexico Adult Detention Professional Standards Program Council, according to a county press release. The New Mexico Adult Detention Professional Standards program is a...

 

Area graduation schedule

The following is a list of area high school and college graduations: High schools • Elida: 6 p.m. May 12, Elida High School Gymnasium • Clovis Christian: 2 p.m. May 13, Living Stones Nazarene Church • Faith Triumphant: 7 p.m. May 13, Faith Triu...

 

Banquet opportunity to showcase best and brightest

Momentum always mounts toward the end of the school year, celebrated through various events. Banquets and award ceremonies, including graduation, of course, highlight accomplishments and anticipation of the future. One particularly noteworthy event i...

 

Birders ready for Global Big Day

If you happen upon a small group of bleary-eyed individuals sporting binoculars and toting well-worn bird identification guides in Curry County on Saturday, mark it down in your own rare-sighting...

 

Pages past - May 11

On this date ... 1967: The Camelot Room off the lobby of Hotel Clovis was accepting reservations for performances by the BJ Duo, Bill Osburn and Jack Rubble. "Make a night of it," promoters wrote in...

 

Events calendar - May 11

Today • Tween program — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library for ages 9-12. Activity: Beaded finger knitting necklaces. Information: 575-356-3940 • Preschool storytime — 6 p.m. at Portales Public Library. Book: Hugs to Mom. Information:...

 

Meetings calendar - May 11

Today • Commission on Older Adults Ad Hoc Committee — 1 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Meeting is about turning Parkview school into a senior center. Information: 575-769-7828 • Commission on Older Adults — 3 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Informatio...

 

Portales police blotter - May 11

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Tuesday • 12:45 p.m.: Ambulance requested, 1900 block South Avenue I • 1:07 p.m.: Motor vehicle accident without injuries, Seventh Street/Avenue C • 4:13 p.m.: Fire...

 

Clovis police blotter - May 11

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for the Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Tuesday • 6:56 a.m.: Leaving scene of crash with property damage, 200 block of Dominion Way • 7:51 a.m.: Failure to y...

 

Eastern baseball places six on All-LSC team

RICHARDSON, Texas — Six Eastern New Mexico University baseball players received on-field awards from the Lone Star Conference Wednesday, and another earned an all-academic slot. Second baseman Alex De La Cruz picked up an All-LSC first-team nod,...

 

Texico advances, Melrose upsets Floyd

RIO RANCHO — Ninth-seeded Tularosa wasn’t going down without a fight, but eventually the top-seeded Texico Wolverines handled business with an 11-2 win Wednesday in the Class 3A baseball quarterfinals. Luke Phipps went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a...

 
 By David Norton    Sports    May 11, 2017

Softball deals Ruidoso loss, Portales baseball ready for Warriors

ALBUQUERQUE — The No. 2 Portales baseball team will take on No. 7 Ruidoso today in the second round of the Class 4A state tournament, the two teams' fourth and final meeting of the season. Along with No. 1 Hope Christian and No. 8 New Mexico...

 

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