Articles from the May 16, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    May 16, 2018

Footage helps locate suspects in zoo vandalism

CLOVIS — Monkeys might not be the type to see, hear or speak evil, according to the old maxim — but that didn’t account for witnesses or security footage, which helped locate suspects in a zoo vandalism incident last week. Fortunately, three... Full story


Events calendar - May 16

Today • Elida High School graduation — 4 p.m. at the Elida High School Gymnasium. Information: 575-274-6211 • Page Turners Book Club — 6:30 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Book: “The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion....

 By Jamie Cushman    News    May 16, 2018

County approves deal with city, 3-2

CLOVIS — Two weeks after voting down an intergovernmental services agreement with the city of Clovis, on Tuesday the Curry County Commission approved two separate agreements nearly identical to the... Full story


Meetings calendar - May 16

Today • Clovis Local Emergency Planning Committee — 1 p.m. at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center, 321 N. Connelly St., Portales. Information: 575-769-7828 • Chamber Board of Directors — 11:30 a.m. at Clovis/Curry Chamber. Information:...

 By David Grieder    News    May 16, 2018

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

Terry Martin and Nicole Roybal, both Democrats, are seeking a four-year term as Curry County magistrate judge for District 1. Duane Castleberry is the incumbent, who is not seeking re-election. Candidates were given the same questions, and asked to... Full story

 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    May 16, 2018

Fairgrounds improvements next request for block grant

PORTALES — Various improvements to the fairgrounds will be the next project Roosevelt County will request completion of through its community development block grant application, officials said. At a public hearing on Tuesday morning, Special Proje...

 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    May 16, 2018

Reporter's notebook: Holidays of all kinds

If the only commemorative days you associate with the month of May are Mother’s Day and Memorial Day, think again. There are “holidays” for all types registered on Take today, for instance: If you have a penchant for writing...

 By Kent McManigal    Voices    May 16, 2018

Don't trust government to keep deals

President Trump has decided to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, also known as the Iran Nuclear Agreement, and his critics are enjoying their opportunity to show concern. You can d...


Trio of Clovis athletes honored

CLOVIS — Clovis High School has honored seniors Austin Fuentes, Sydni Hill and Josiah Thomas for its top athletics awards. Fuentes was named the 2017-18 winner of the Leon Williams award for best...

 By Chicago Tribune    Voices    May 16, 2018

Many years later, Marx a catalyst for capitalism

In many places, the name of Karl Marx evokes the same response as the name of John Wayne Gacy: anger, disgust and resentment. The German economist and philosopher who helped to inspire communism is not fondly remembered by most of those familiar...


Pages past - May 16

On this date ... 1973: The yearbook staff from Texico High School was preparing for an all-school variety show to raise money to defray expenses for the 168-page Wolverine yearbook. Gerald Whitener...


Jail logs - May 16

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday: Clovis • Caressa Bandy, 25, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Luis Ramirez, 55, aggravated battery (deadly weapon) • Kelly Jaramillo, 51, probation violation • Lee Kilbourn,...


ENMU adds Division-I transfer Emili

PORTALES — Chukuka Emili will spend his final college basketball season at Eastern New Mexico University, as the Greyhounds announced landing the 6-foot-7 forward Tuesday. Emili is a Division-I transfer from Houston Baptist. "Chu's size and...

 By Eric Murray    Sports    May 16, 2018

Greyhounds getting set for nationals

PORTALES — Just like riding a bike, competing at a national track championship gets a bit easier with experience. Eastern New Mexico’s Marcus Parker, Kenneth Lloyd and Danee Bustos have been there before, but sophomore Kandace Miles, on the...


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