Articles from the May 15, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    May 15, 2018

Fraud reports plague student election

PORTALES — Welcome to student government, complete with student voter fraud concerns. Eastern New Mexico University addressed an election controversy last month, holding a re-vote in its student body presidential race after officials discovered in...

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 15, 2018

Child hospitalized after being struck by car

CLOVIS — A child was hospitalized Monday morning after being struck by a car while crossing a busy intersection on his way to school, an apparent accident of timing and visibility. The 11-year old boy “was alert and conscious,” but... Full story

 

Candidate Q&As: Curry County Magistrate Judge, District 1

Keith Farkas and Janemarie Vander Dussen, both Republicans, are seeking a four-year term as Curry County magistrate judge for District 1. Duane Castleberry is the incumbent who chose not to seek re-election. Candidates were given the same questions,... Full story

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    May 15, 2018

Roosevelt employees to receive incentives for certificates

PORTALES — Beginning this year, Roosevelt County employees who have special certifications will receive yearly incentives. The Roosevelt County Commission approved a resolution at its Monday...

 

Curry to take another look at shared services agreement

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission will try again to put in place an agreement with the city of Clovis regarding shared services between the county and the city at today’s meeting. The intergovernmental services agreement came before the...

 

Events calendar - May 15

Today • Blood drive — Noon to 3:30 p.m. at Red Lobster, Clovis. Information: 800-333-8037 Thursday • Elida High School graduation — 4 p.m. at the Elida High School Gymnasium. Information: 575-274-6211 • Page Turners Book Club — 6:30...

 

Curry road repairs scheduled

Curry County road workers will be making repairs this week and officials are asking motorists to consider alternate routes or expect delays. According to news releases from Road Superintendent Dennis Fury: • The road department has scheduled an...

 

Meetings calendar - May 15

Today • Roosevelt County Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing — 8:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt County Courthouse, 109 W. First Street, Portales. Information: 575-356-5307 • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. in the Curry County...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    May 15, 2018

Reporter's notebook: Holiest season

American Muslims, as well as those around the world, are set to begin a month of fasting as Ramadan starts tonight at sundown. According to timeanddate.com, Ramadan is considered to be the holiest season in the Islam year and commemorates the first...

 
 By Sharna Johnson    Voices    May 15, 2018

Important to understand canine boundaries

Having the closest relationship to humans of all those in the animal world, it’s easy to understand why dogs are known as “man’s best friend.” But that’s not to say the relationship is...

 

Pages past - May 15

On this date ... 1988: House High School's Kathleen Petrak was one of seven New Mexico students selected as a student ambassador in Initiative for Understanding: The American-Soviet Youth Exchange....

 

Jail logs - May 15

Booked The following were booked into local jails Thursday through Sunday: Clovis • Jose Illescas-Sanroman, 51, criminal sexual contact of a minor, criminal sexual penetration, contributing to the delinquency of a minor • Johnny Vigil, 25,...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    May 15, 2018

Mother of all weekends

ALBUQUERQUE — Mother's Day weekend marked the end of the spring season, the end of the 2017-18 high school season. Local baseball, softball, and track and field teams descended on Albuquerque for...

 

Eastern's Perez makes LSC All-Tournament

PORTALES — The Lone Star Conference released its All-Tournament Team, following last weekend's postseason tournament. Eastern New Mexico University was well represented following the baseball team's...

 

Hoop recruit Murphy chooses ENMU

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University Men's Basketball Head Coach, Tres Segler, announced today the signing of Isaiah Murphy. Murphy comes to Greyhound Nation from Pima Junior college in Tucson, Ariz. The 6’5” skilled wing played two years f...

 

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