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Ram softball finishes 15-14

RIO RANCHO — The Portales Rams needed an upset of seventh-seeded Gallup to get into the double-elimination round of the Class 4A state softball tournament last week. They needed more offense than they had to stay there. The Rams were ousted...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    May 22, 2019

Dora falls in 1A finale

ALBUQUERQUE — It’s fair to say Dora’s baseball team held serve in this year’s state Class A tournament. The Coyotes were seeded second and wound up a state finalist. They lost Saturday afternoon’s state championship game to the No. 1 seed,...

 

Storyteller showcase - May 22

Yes, it was puppy love at first sight One day, these dogs were in the pound. There were many kinds of breeds in the pound. Sofia was a girl and Marco was a boy. They were in the pound together, but had never met each other until the day they saw each...

 
 By David Stevens    Voices    May 22, 2019

Good day to remember first Clovis grad

More than 440 students were scheduled to graduate from Clovis High School last weekend. That makes today a good day to remember CHS’ first high school graduate. Victor Bieler was also the only Clovi...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    May 22, 2019

Fresh off four-peat, Texico faces turnover

The end of an era? Or just the continuation of one? Saturday, Texico’s baseball team won its fourth consecutive state championship by defeating Estancia 13-3 at the University of New Mexico’s Santa Ana Star Field in Albuquerque. But, when first...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    May 22, 2019

Cats take one step up

ALBUQUERQUE — Objective-wise, Clovis High’s track and field teams fell short in this past weekend’s state 4A/5A championship meet at the University of New Mexico’s Softball and Track & Field...

 
 By Carrie Classon    Voices    May 22, 2019

I'm addicted to lipstick - and I don't care

As long-time readers of this column know, I do not delve into politics or current events. You might think this comes from a desire to find common ground with all my readers. You might think I am trying to bridge the divide in a time when there...

 

Carve out some time to remember those who've served

I have a slender bound volume that — judging by quality — is probably a copy of a copy of a copy. The silver letters on the red tape that covers the spine read, “SERVICE MANUAL Roosevelt...

 

Happiness isn't found in money, power or prestige

“Happiness is worth a lot to me,” a good friend, colleague, and mentor once told his boss as he made a decision that would lead to his leaving the company. “Well, so what? Isn’t happiness...

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 22, 2019

Roosevelt to consider alcohol sales

PORTALES — County commissioners on Tuesday broached the topic of permitting alcohol sales in unincorporated parts of Roosevelt County, potentially opening new possibilities for wine tastings, beer gardens, and rodeo sponsorships. Chairman Shane...

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 22, 2019

Clovis seniors reflect

CLOVIS - A stream of purple poured Saturday night across the grounds of the Curry County Events Center, accompanied by a cheering audience of thousands and the Clovis High School Band's rendition of...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    May 22, 2019

Agreement to build new magistrate court approved

CLOVIS — The Curry County Magistrate Court is where most people are introduced to the judicial system, and if things break right they’ll never move on to district court. A few years down the road, though, those two courthouses could be...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    May 22, 2019

Portales grad did it all

PORTALES - The Portales High School track and soccer teams, band, choir, theater and National Honor Society will say goodbye to some of its members on Friday following graduation. In one case,...

 

Houseboat blocks highway after accident

One man was injured in a collision Monday morning that left a houseboat stranded for hours blocking the highway approaching Cannon Air Force Base. The two-vehicle incident took place at 11:40 a.m., wh...

 

Pages past - May 22

On this date ... 1969: A “cloudy cold front” had rolled through eastern New Mexico overnight, dropping temperatures by 42 degrees in 16 hours. The area saw a Wednesday afternoon high of 92 degrees, but by 7 a.m. Thursday temperatures had fallen...

 

Meetings calendar - May 22

Today • City of Clovis Public Works Committee — 8:30 a.m., Clovis City Hall assembly room, 321 N. Connelly, Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 • Curry Resident Senior Meals Association public hearing — 3 p.m., 901 W. 13th St., Clovis. Seeking...

 

Graduation calendar - May 22

Friday • Tucumcari High School graduation — 6 p.m., Rattler Gym, Tucumcari High School, 1001 S. Seventh St., Tucumcari. Information: 575-461-3910 • Farwell High School graduation — 7 p.m. (CDT), Farwell High School Auditorium, 801 Ave. G.,...

 

Jail log - May 22

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday - Monday: Clovis • Robert Maestas, 44, probation violation • Christopher Hesselbach, 47, failure to register as a sex offender • Daniel Acosta, 22, tampering with evidence, resisting,...

 

Street work ongoing

PORTALES — The Portales Public Works Department’s street division is working on West University Drive between South Avenues A and B. City officials said concrete work is expected to continue through May 30. Motorists are asked to watch for...

 

Portales City Pool to open Friday

PORTALES — The Portales City Pool will open for the season starting Friday, with the facility open six afternoons and evenings each week. The pool will be open Tuesday through Saturday, with regular swimming from 1 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., night...

 

Summer reading program begins

CLOVIS — Public school officials in Clovis are encouraging students in grades pre-K through eight to read throughout the summer with help from area businesses. The district’s summer reading program begins Thursday, with students who bring...

 

Special meeting scheduled

PORTALES — The Roosevelt County Commission has scheduled a special meeting for 1 p.m. May 30 at the commission room in the Roosevelt County Courthouse. The meeting is scheduled for discussion of the preliminary 2019-20 county budget. Information:...

 

Business digest - May 22

JCPenney general manager earns award PLANO, Texas — The general manager for Clovis’ JCPenney location was awarded the company’s Founder’s Award for outstanding accomplishments in 2018, according to a company release. Jennifer Urban was one...

 

Efforts to reverse Roe vs. Wade should be ended

With Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s signature last week, her state took the lead in the race to pass the nation’s most restrictive abortion law. Ivey gave women elsewhere one more reason to be grateful they live in a state that protects their right to...

 
 By Kent McManigal    Voices    May 22, 2019

Preferences provide opportunities

Preferences are a personal thing. Some people prefer dogs while others prefer cats, and some like both species equally. None of these choices is wrong, even if one choice might make more sense or be...

 

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