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Articles from the May 29, 2018 edition

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  • N.M. State to play Texas Tech in NCAA Baseball Regional

    Tribune News Service|Updated May 29, 2018

    LAS CRUCES — New Mexico State head baseball coach Brian Green has always wanted to see how his Aggies starting pitching staff would measure up against regional powers for a weekend series. Green and the Aggies have that opportunity against Texas Tech in the NCAA Regional. The Aggies will play No. 9 seed Texas Tech at noon MDT on Friday at Rip Griffin Park in Lubbock. Kent State will play Louisville on the other side of the bracket at 5 p.m. MDT, on Friday in the four-team, double elimination format with the winner a...

  • Reporter's notebook - Ethics and the environment

    Jamie Cushman|Updated May 29, 2018

    ALBUQUERQUE — The American Ethical Union (AEU) will bring its 103rd annual assembly to Albuquerque for the first time this year, June 7-10. It is the largest event of the year for the group, which promotes ethical culture, a movement based around the teaching of Felix Adler and the idea of promoting social justice through ethical values. AEU Executive Director Bart Worden said the Land of Enchantment was the perfect place to discuss the issue of environmental justice, the theme for this year’s assembly. “New Mexico is a pla...

  • Car no place to leave pet in summer

    Sharna Johnson|Updated May 29, 2018

    At the end of a long workday, nothing adds insult to injury quite like climbing into an oven for the ride home — the steering wheel and gear shift burn hands, the hot air is hard to breathe, sweat is almost instantaneous, and worse yet is the realization that the puddle of slimy liquid in the cup holder used to be lip balm. Yep, it’s summertime, and in New Mexico, that means a lot of heat. There are solutions to ease the impact of heat on a vehicle’s interior, which can range...

  • Pages past - May 29

    The Staff of The News|Updated May 29, 2018

    On this date ... 1983: The Llano Estacado Computer Club was starting its third year in Clovis and looking forward to "increasing membership as computers become part of daily life," the Clovis News-Journal reported. Gina Nuemann, president of the club, said some of the members used computers for business, but others were interested in them only as a hobby. "We try to appeal to the widest segment who'd be interested," she said. "We have to do away with the idea that the...

  • In their memory

    David Grieder|Updated May 28, 2018

    It was near the end of the Civil War and largely in small towns where the tradition that became Memorial Day first began. It remains strong in small towns to this day, Col. John Boudreaux told a crowd assembled Monday morning during a ceremony at the Portales Cemetery. "A day to be with family and remember," said Cannon Air Force Base's Missions Support Group commander. "And to pray no heroes ever have to die for us again." Many of those gathered took seat in a tree's shade... Full story

  • Letter to the editor - May 29

    Updated May 28, 2018

    Political climate causing concerns When the founding fathers formed the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, they were in part considering the avoidance of life under a tyrannical government. The First Amendment includes the right to free speech and a free press. The idea may have been that the citizens should be informed and hold the right to peaceful protest when in disagreement with the government. The Second Amendment calls for the right to keep and bear arms. This also was, in part, to provide protection against an overr... Full story

  • Meetings calendar - May 29

    Updated May 28, 2018

    Wednesday • Clovis Commission on Older Adults — 3 p.m. in the assembly room at Clovis City Hall, 320 Connelly St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7908 Thursday • Roosevelt General Hospital Board of Trustees — 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Fred Anthony Conference Room at Roosevelt General Hospital, 42121 U.S. 70, Portales. Information: 575-359-1800 Saturday • Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents — 1 p.m. in the Regents Room of the ENMU Administration Building, 1500 S. Ave. K, Portales. Information: 575-562-213...

  • Events calendar - May 29

    Updated May 28, 2018

    Today • Tent revival — 6 p.m. at Prince Street Baptist Church, 421 N. Prince St., Clovis. Featuring pastor Ryan Denton from El Paso and music by Glen Wortham. Information: 575-762-4220 • Poll worker school of instruction — 2 p.m. at Curry County Commission Room, 417 Gidding. Training for precinct board members for upcoming primary elections. Information: 575-763-5591. Wednesday • Tent revival — 6 p.m. at Prince Street Baptist Church, 421 N. Prince St., Clovis. Featuring pastor Ryan Denton from El Paso and music by Glen Wor...

  • Updated May 25, 2018

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