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Curry County Fair schedule — Aug. 16

Today • 8 a.m.: Open horse show, Mounted Patrol Arena • 8 a.m.-4 p.m.: Agriculture Building closed for judging • 8 a.m.-4 p.m.: Home Arts Building closed for judging • 9:30 a.m.: Curry County bred swine show, Kevin Roberts Show Arena • 10 a...

 

Hounds ninth in LSC volleyball poll

Staff report RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University was picked for ninth place in the 11-team Lone Star Conference in a poll of media representatives and LSC coaches and sports information personnel. The Greyhounds, who went 13-20 (4-12...

 

ENMU adds pitcher

Staff report PORTALES — Kaylee Rogers of Keller, Texas, has signed a national letter of intent to play softball next season at Eastern New Mexico University. Rogers helped her high school team to a Class 6A state championship last season, pitching...

 

Dora, Floyd students back at class

Staff photo: Eamon Scarbrough On Monday, fourth grade students at Dora Schools developed “a social contract” to establish rules for their class for the rest of the year. Monday was the first day... Full story

 

Officials: No immediate, major impacts from cuts

Staff Writer kmunz-raper@pntonline.com Local city and county government officials say they are not expecting any immediate or major impacts from recently announced state budget cuts. A week ago, Gov. Susana Martinez announced that she was asking... Full story

 

Warrant issued for Lubbock teen

Managing editor aboswell@pntonline.com Portales District Judge Donna Mowrer on Monday ordered an arrest warrant be issued for a Lubbock teen accused of vehicular homicide for failure to appear at his court date. Jerry Nale, 18, was booked into Roosev...

 

Police blotter — Aug. 16

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Friday • 1:10 p.m.: Ambulance requested, 1400 block South Avenue D • 4:15 p.m.: Ambulance requested, 1900 block South Roosevelt Road 4 • 5:51 p.... Full story

 

Clovis man dies after second vehicle crash

Staff report A Clovis driver involved in two single-vehicle crashes minutes apart died from his injuries on Saturday in Roosevelt County. Edgar Perales, 52, died after he was ejected from his vehicle following the second crash, police said....

 

Students heading back to school

Courtesy photo Amethyst Galvan made her first appearance as a kindergarten student at Cameo Elementary, while Tim Galvan entered first grade at Cameo. Staff Writer bfinch@cnjonline.com For Monique... Full story

 

Business feature: Expo to bring businesswomen together

Courtesy photo: Ernie Kos From left, Joy Felty, Sabra Smith and Sydnee Horton decorate glasses for the “Martini Madness” fundraising event at last year’s inaugural High Plains Women’s Expo....

 

Warrant issued for Lubbock teen

Managing editor aboswell@pntonline.com Portales District Judge Donna Mowrer on Monday ordered an arrest warrant be issued for a Lubbock teen accused of vehicular homicide for failure to appear at his court date. Jerry Nale, 18, was booked into Roosev... Full story

 

Clovis man dies after second vehicle crash

Staff report A Clovis driver involved in two single-vehicle crashes minutes apart died from his injuries on Saturday in Roosevelt County. Edgar Perales, 52, died after he was ejected from his vehicle following the second crash, police said.... Full story

 

Meetings watch: Curry County Commission

The Curry County Commission meets 9:30 a.m. today at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Agenda items include: • A resolution for a cost of living increase for county employees. The resolution includes increase between 4 percent...

 

Police blotter — Aug. 16

Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Friday • 4:46 a.m.: Failure to pay fines, 10th and Davis streets. • 8:25 a.m.: Possession of stolen vehicle, 100 block of... Full story

 

Events calendar — Aug. 16

Today Curry County Fair — 4 p.m. Curry County Fairgrounds., Clovis. Ribbon Cutting for Aviary — 2 p.m. Hillcrest Park Zoo, Sycamore and 14th streets., Clovis. Wednesday Curry County Fair — 4 p.m. Curry County Fairgrounds., Clovis. Thursday... Full story

 

Meetings calendar — Aug. 16

Today Friends of the Library — 11 a.m. Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840 Portales city meeting — 6:30 p.m. Memorial Building, 200 E. Seventh St., Portales. Information: 575-356-6662 Dora Village... Full story

 

Pages past — Aug. 16

On this date ... 1971: Officials announced a 10,000-head cattle feeder operation was scheduled to open in a month near Portales. The feedlot was being built on land formerly owned by Dr. William Black, a Portales veterinarian. It was to be located...

 

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