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Articles from the June 6, 2018 edition

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Tuesday's election results

Unofficial vote totals were as follows with all precincts reporting: Curry County Contested races Democratic Party Magistrate Judge, Division 1 • Terry Martin 171 • Nicole Roybal 275 Republican Party Magistrate Judge, Division 1 • Janemarie A....


Burns is new judge in Clovis; Sheriff Malin Parker re-elected

CLOVIS — Shaun Burns won a tightly contested race for magistrate judge in Division 2 in Clovis, but a Curry County Commission seat remained up for grabs with just four votes separating incumbent Seth Martin from challenger Dillon Lewis on Tuesday.... Full story


Lujan Grisham wins Dem nod in governor race

SANTA FE — New Mexico Democrats on Tuesday chose three-term Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham as their gubernatorial nominee in hopes of reclaiming the state's top office after two terms of Republican control. U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce ran... Full story

 By David Grieder    News    June 6, 2018

Milk truck driver hospitalized after collision with train

CLOVIS — A milk truck driver was hospitalized with serious injuries Monday afternoon after crashing into a train southwest of Clovis. The cause of the collision was still under investigation on...

 By Jamie Cushman    News    June 6, 2018

Curry skipping grant application

CLOVIS — Curry County will not submit a Community Development Block Grant application this year, the Curry County Commission unanimously decided on Tuesday. The commission previously approved the pa...


Clovis school board to consider calendar, other proposals

CLOVIS — The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education will tackle five action items at a special meeting scheduled for noon today at the administration building at 1009 Main St. The board will vote on a lease-purchase agreement with Apple, Inc....


CCC board to handle calendar, reappointments

CLOVIS — The Clovis Community College Board of Trustees is slated to handle a slew of routine annual items at today’s meeting. Items include the board’s open meetings notice resolution, the board meeting calendar for the upcoming school year...

 By David Grieder    News    June 6, 2018

Reporter's notebook: Hard at work for Hartley

The area non-profit serving domestic violence survivors got a big paycheck recently from funds raised during National Crime Victim’s Week, according to a news release Tuesday from District Attorney Andrea Reeb. Organizers from that office brought i...

 By Kent McManigal    Voices    June 6, 2018

Rule by majority unfair to minority

Politics might be an amusing hobby, but it is a horrible basis for a society. One should never confuse government with society. Society grows naturally from the voluntary interactions of people,...


Abbott deserves credit for action after shooting

In the melee that is the debate over mass shootings, we can’t help but return to a singular thought: There are a great many reforms that could make a meaningful difference and win broad support, if only they could get a fair hearing. So we were...


Pages past - June 6

On this date ... 1968: Hubby & Son was the "Biggest little store in New Mexico." And Roden-Smith Rexall Drug was promoting "Price Busters!" Hubby's, located at 1320 Wallace in Clovis, offered...


Events calendar - June 6

Today • Theatre Arts and Drama Academy — 9 a.m. to noon for students in grades four through six and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for students in grades seven through nine at the Eastern New Mexico University Theatre Center. Tuition is $75 per student for one...


Meetings calendar - June 6

Today • Clovis Community College Board of Trustees — 8 a.m. in CCC Room 512, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Information: 575-769-4001 • Clovis Board of Education Special Meeting — Noon at the Clovis Municipal Schools administration office, 1009...


Jail logs - June 6

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday-Tuesday: Clovis • Eric Montano-Romero, 21, failure to appear, failure to pay fines • Shiniah Brown, 18, failure to appear • Allen Pinner, 22, criminal damage to the property of a...

 By Eric Murray    Sports    June 6, 2018

ENMU trio aims to collect College National Finals Rodeo wins

PORTALES — Some say that seven is the luckiest number, but for Eastern New Mexico rodeo, that number is actually three. The Greyhounds will send three rodeo team members to the College National...

 By Jamie Cushman    News    June 6, 2018

Rec center debate dominates Portales City Council meeting

PORTALES — The public input portion of Tuesday's Portales City Council meeting turned contentious as citizens sought answers from the council regarding Portales' interest in turning the city's recreation center into an entertainment venue, leaving... Full story


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