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Articles from the May 30, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    May 30, 2018

Judge candidates debate credentials

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis will soon enough have two new magistrate judges, qualifications for which took center stage during a candidates radio forum held Tuesday evening. “You can always tell when it’s a hotly contested year, because the...

 By Jamie Cushman    News    May 30, 2018

Construction on schedule at Parkview

CLOVIS — Construction on Clovis' new 63,000-square-foot Parkview Elementary School, which began a year ago, is on schedule. "Obviously we're near the end," CMS Executive Director of Operations John...


Road construction in Roosevelt

Drivers are encouraged to seek alternate routes today due to construction on a road in southeast Roosevelt County. Three miles of chip sealing will begin on South Roosevelt Road F between New Mexico 235 and New Mexico 114, according to a press...

 By Steve Hansen    News    May 30, 2018

Census estimates show population drops

Curry and Roosevelt counties experienced slight decreases in population between 2016 and 2017, according to U.S. Census estimates released last week. Clovis’ and Portales’ populations also...


Events calendar - May 30

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 Thursday • Curry/Roosevelt Youth Job Fair — 4 p.m. to 6...

 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    May 30, 2018

Reporter's notebook: Weather wary

Warmer weather means more opportunity for fun in the outdoors, but summer fun can take a turn for the worst if you don’t exercise caution. The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday released a list of guidelines to keep you and anything in your...

 By Kent McManigal    Voices    May 30, 2018

'Nothing' is best government activity

There is one thing government could do that I will support. One thing I believe it needs to spend more time doing. It’s the one thing government can do best, the one thing government can do that... Full story

 By Newsday    Voices    May 30, 2018

NFL anthem rule bars freedom of dissent, protest

The NFL always has been averse to off-the-field controversy. But the league came up short last week when it altered its national anthem policy to try to defuse an issue that dogged it last fall. Some players knelt during the anthem as a social...


Pages past - May 30

On this date ... 1983: New Mexico State Police officers were test driving a specially equipped Ford Mustang to see if it might open the door to Mustangs taking a regular place in the state squad car...


Meetings calendar - May 30

Today • Clovis Senior Center Plan and Design Committee — 10 a.m. at Clovis City Hall, 320 N. Connelly St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7908 • Clovis Commission on Older Adults — 3 p.m. in the assembly room at Clovis City Hall, 320 Connelly...


Jail logs - May 30

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday through Saturday Clovis • Jeremiah Eden, 37, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Brittany Trevino, 27, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Ruben Lopez, 23, failure to pay...


ENMU roundup: Six track athletes named All-American

PORTALES — A few days after arriving back into New Mexico from Charlotte and the NCAA Division II meet, the Eastern New Mexico University track teams were awarded seven All-American awards between...

 By Peter Stein    Sports    May 30, 2018

Local teams show well at flag tourney

You know the names. If not, you will. Football names. Track and field names. Soccer, basketball. Among the eight area teams that ventured down to Roswell over the Memorial Day weekend for the 21st... Full story


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