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Articles from the May 19, 2018 edition

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 By Jamie Cushman    News    May 19, 2018

Graduate focused on his future

CLOVIS - David Mertz may not be typical of the students who graduated from Clovis High School on Friday night. But he's a good example of what's good about the future, according to at least one...

 By Peter Stein    Sports    May 19, 2018

Elida tabs Durham to replace Isler as girls coach, AD

CLOVIS — Some are hard to replace, but nobody’s irreplaceable. Jaden Isler guided the Elida girls basketball team to four consecutive state championships, compiled a 93-18 record during that span, and was named the USA Today’s New Mexico Girls...

 By Eric Murray    Sports    May 19, 2018

Bustos seeks another top-12 finish at nationals

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of stories on Eastern New Mexico University athletes heading to the Division II national track and field championships. Sunday's story will feature...


DeLaCruz takes one more regional honor

PORTALES - Eastern New Mexico second baseman Alex DeLaCruz repeated Friday as a first-team selection on the Division II Collegiate Commissioners Association South Central Regional team. This is... Full story


Events calendar - May 19

Today • American Cancer Society Mushball Tournament — 8 a.m. at the Portales Softball Complex. Teams must register by Sunday. Individual registration is $10. Information: 575-693-9555 • Roosevelt County Prevention Day — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in...


Ten dead in Texas school shooting

HOUSTON — Ten people, mostly students, were killed in a shooting at a Houston-area high school Friday morning, and investigators said they found explosive devices at and around the school. Police arrested one suspect and detained another person of... Full story


Meetings calendar - May 19

Monday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 • Grady Board of Education — 6 p.m. at Grady Municipal Schools, 100 Franklin St., Grady....


Jail logs - May 19

Jail logs Booked The following were booked into local jails Thursday: Clovis • Lambert Campbell, 34, residential burglary, criminal damage to property, conspiracy to commit residential burglary • Ricky Morse, 22, residential burglary, criminal...


Pages past - May 19

On this date ... 1988: Members of the New Mexico Highway Commission and local officials gathered for a ground-breaking to mark the start of construction on the Prince Street overpass in south Clovis....


Reporter's notebook - May 19

That’s gotta sting CLOVIS — You’ve heard of a bee in the bonnet, now try a wasp in the sheriff fleet. That was the situation for Investigator Matt Whittington, who found himself in the unenviable position of evading a stinging winged insect in... Full story

 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    May 19, 2018

Portales teen: Bowling alley would be nice

PORTALES — So how do you like Portales? We asked area teens to assess the community’s pros and cons. A few responses: Madisyn Purcell said she’d like to see “a bowling alley or two.” Purcell, 16, said there wasn’t much for a teen to do...


Local roundup - May 19

Juvenile zoo vandals cited CLOVIS — Police announced Friday they completed the investigation into vandalism May 11 at Hillcrest Park Zoo, issuing citations to four juveniles between the ages of 12 and 14. The children were identified and...


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