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Articles from the June 7, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    June 7, 2018

Shaun Burns: Mag judge race 'exhilarating'

CLOVIS — Shaun Burns said his election Tuesday to the position of Curry County's Division 2 magistrate judge was about as "exhilarating" as the first trial he defended (and won) almost 40 years...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    June 7, 2018

Malin Parker re-elected sheriff

PORTALES — Malin Parker said Wednesday he’s looking forward to four more years as Roosevelt County sheriff. “I’d just like to do our job in the most professional manner as possible,” said Parker, the incumbent who defeated challenger... Full story

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    June 7, 2018

Residents speak out at contentious Portales meeting

PORTALES — The public input portion of Tuesday’s Portales City Council meeting turned contentious. Area residents sought answers from the council regarding Portales’ interest in turning the city’s recreation center into an entertainment...

 

Clovis to expedite revenue review committee

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission, in lieu of numerous recent conversations about waiving city fees for local events, is expediting the process of its revenue review committee. The committee normally meets in August of even-numbered years, but...

 

Portales residents charged with drug trafficking

PORTALES — Three Portales residents were arrested and charged with drug trafficking Wednesday morning, following the service of search warrants that discovered meth, heroin and a stolen AK47 rifle. Ruben Lozano, 47, was charged with first-degree...

 

School board approves parking lot improvements

CLOVIS — The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education approved all five action items at Wednesday's special meeting, including parking lot improvements at Clovis High School. Deputy...

 

Raise approved for CCC president

CLOVIS — The Clovis Community College Board of Trustees approved a 3 percent raise for CCC President Becky Rowley at Wednesday’s meeting. Rowley said her salary will become $155,902 a year, an increase of $4,541, and her contract runs through... Full story

 

Road work scheduled in Portales

PORTALES — Road work is scheduled on 18th Street From South Ave. I to New Mexico Drive on Friday, according to a city of Portales news release. The road will be closed from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., the release said. “Please watch for workers in the...

 

Election results

Primary election results * All totals are unofficial until canvased by county commissions How Curry County voted Democratic Party Governor • Michelle Lujan Grisham, 542 • Jeff Apodaca, 229 • Joseph Cervantes, 107 Magistrate Judge, Division 1...

 

Events calendar - June 7

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...

 

Found new neighbors in the Forts

I can’t remember a time when I didn’t know the Fort name and associate it with a well-respected historic ranch family in Lea County. But, for whatever reason, I had never met Curtis and Carol...

 

Meetings calendar - June 7

Today • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. in north annex at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-763-9654 • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m. in commission room at county courthouse. Information: 575-356-8562 Friday • Curry...

 

Letter to the editor - June 7

Players have other options for work I was completely aghast — no, the better word would be dumbfounded — by the Viewpoint about the NFL anthem rule in the May 30 Eastern New Mexico News. The players choice of to stand or not to stand kinda makes... Full story

 

Pages past - June 7

On this date ... 1973: The upcoming Pioneer Days Rodeo had a "whopping $15,220" in prize money. Officials said it would be divided among 280 contestants, including an estimated 200 ropers and riders....

 

Jail logs - June 7

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday-Wednesday: Clovis • Bryan Taylor, 30, criminal damage to property • Jimmy Mondragon, 33, criminal damage to property, resisting, evading or obstructing an officer, concealing identity,...

 

ENMU roundup: Lee hired for new position

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University has added an assistant athletic director for marketing, events and life skills, according to a release from the school. Melissa Lee will begin her new...

 

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