Articles from the June 5, 2019 edition

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 By David Stevens    Voices    June 5, 2019

Parade likely less dangerous than that of yesteryear

Clovis hosts its annual Pioneer Days events this week, highlighted by a parade on Saturday. Promoters are promising fun times for all involved. That may be true, but the times probably won’t be as...

 
 By David Grieder    News    June 5, 2019

Police chief: Subject threatened 'suicide by cop'

CLOVIS — It was not a welfare check but “a call for a suicidal subject,” potentially armed. That’s what preceded the recent incident for which the city’s police department is now being sued, Chief Doug Ford told The News on Friday. “This...

 
 By Carrie Classon    Voices    June 5, 2019

Anxiety not always something dangerous

I get anxious, as I might have mentioned. While I don’t think it’s anything requiring medication, fortunately, I became aware at middle-age that I have always had a sort of “hum” of anxiety going on in the background. I usually only notice it...

 

Rescue efforts need volunteers

The loss of her own rescue dog a year ago led Linda Sumption to the cement building at 1700 N. Boston in Portales that houses the cats, dogs, kittens, and puppies picked up each day by Portales...

 

Remember God is in control and make sure to get sleep

Everybody dreams. Or so the sleep experts say. I feel most refreshed when I wake up with no memory of dreaming during the night. I feel most exhausted when I had a bad or intensely frustrating dream,...

 
 By Patti Dobson    Voices    June 5, 2019

Man's voice echoes through family, community

“Family is everything.” Simple. Profound. Recently, I attended the celebration of life service for a man I didn’t know. Like many others, I felt as if I did “know” him because of his presenc...

 

Early camp signup Friday

Eastern New Mexico’s women's basketball program will hold an early registration session 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Friday in the lobby of Greyhound Arena for its upcoming individual skills camp. The camp is scheduled for Monday through Wednesday at Greyhound...

 

Rippee leads Southeast in runnerup finish

ALBUQUERQUE — Dozens of graduating seniors got in their last action as high school basketball players Friday and Saturday as the New Mexico High School Coaches Association held its All-Star ceremonies at Manzano and Valley high schools. And though...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    June 5, 2019

Pioneer Rodeo offers plenty for fans

CLOVIS - Ride 'em cowboy won't cut it. When it comes to the Pioneer Rodeo Days, it's ride 'em cowboy, cowgirl, even young-uns. This year's rodeo, the 49th installment, will take place Thursday,...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    June 5, 2019

Curry County recommends remediation

CLOVIS — Nearly a year ago, Curry County and the city of Clovis agreed the county would give the city $1 million in environmental gross receipts taxes for implementation of the city’s master water assurance plan. County commissioners are hoping...

 
 By David Grieder    News    June 5, 2019

Old Fort Days kick off in Fort Sumner

FORT SUMNER — The old west trappings of rodeo, barbecue and, uh, tombstone racing, live on this week with the 44th iteration of “Old Fort Days” today through Sunday in Fort Sumner. “We’ve got a whole weekend packed with family stuff,...

 

Administrative transfers made

CLOVIS — Clovis Municipal Schools has made a quartet of administrative transfers, according to a release from the district. Laura Adkins, Kristi Hopper, Nicole “Nikki” Hahn and Carrie Geisler will all change positions for the upcoming school...

 

Plenty to do in summertime

Unbelievably, another school year has zoomed past. Students filled with excitement, while educators are uttering a deep sigh of exhaustion. For both, there are likely bittersweet moments: teachers thi...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    June 5, 2019

Vehicle purchase questioned

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission is looking into whether it can put $24,000 worth of toothpaste back in the tube. Except the toothpaste is really a vehicle. By a 5-0 vote, the commission voted to table a request to waive county policy for a...

 

Clay, Moinat named ENMU's top athletes

BY THE STAFF OF THE NEWS It takes a lot to be great. There’s the natural talent, the hard work, usually some intangibles. Sometimes there’s no specific formula. Whatever it is, Eastern New Mexico University has decided that basketball star...

 

Pages past - June 5

On this date ... 1949: The Clovis News-Journal reported the annual Pioneer Days parade was attended by “the largest crowd ever.” The parade “marched south from 7th street on Mitchell, east on 1st to Main, and then north to 12th street before...

 

Meetings calendar - June 5

Today • Clovis Community College Board of Trustees — 8 a.m., CCC, 417 Schepps Blvd., Room 512, Clovis. Information: 575-769-4001 Thursday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m., North Annex, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    June 5, 2019

Texico league opens

TEXICO - Are you ready for some basketball? Girls from around Eastern New Mexico are, and they descended on Texico High School Monday for the start of the Texico Girls Basketball League. It was the...

 

Events calendar - June 5

Today • Clovis Summer Reading Program: Tiny Tots Storytime with rodeo queens — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840 • Portales Summer Reading Program Rocketeers: Blast Off! — 10:30 a.m.,...

 

Anniversaries - June 5

Potter Doyle and Mary Potter of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday in Clovis. The couple was married June 6, 1969, in Wheaton, Minnesota. They have four children and four grandchildren. He is a retired pharmacist. She is a...

 
 By David Grieder    News    June 5, 2019

Initiative takes some cases online

PORTALES — When embroiled in a debt lawsuit, the last thing anyone needs is the additional hassle of taking time off work, getting to court and wading through months or years of legal proceedings. Hence a new “Online Dispute Resolution...

 

Clovis to award four keys

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission plans to hand out four keys to the city, a pair of employee awards, two proclamations and maybe a contract and lawsuit when it meets Thursday night. Plenty of awards and proclamations are on the agenda for the...

 

ENMU regents approve repairs, equipment

PORTALES — Athletic facility repairs and funds for public broadcasting are a step closer to realization following Saturday’s meeting of the Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents. Money from the recent legislative session includes...

 

Moment of bipartisanship needs support

When Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez agree on something maybe it is time to declare victory. Or the Apocalypse. It all started when Ocasio-Cortez tweeted “if you are a member of Congress +...

 
 By Kent McManigal    Voices    June 5, 2019

See what you can build on your own

There’s a sense of personal accomplishment, of self-worth, when you make something with your own hands through your own efforts. Even if you seek guidance from someone with experience, you’ve...

 

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