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Articles from the June 11, 2015 edition

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Prevention best answer to mosquito problem

STAFF WRITER [email protected] An increase in rainfall for Roosevelt County may supply mosquitoes with “a perfect breeding ground,” according to Portales Public Works Director John DeSha. Anywhere water stagnates is the ideal location for...

 

Portales Area Transit available to all residents

STAFF WRITER [email protected] link Staff photo: Joshua Lucero PAT driver Lucia Silva, right, talks to passenger Lindsey Chisholm before he exits at his stop Thursday morning at Golden Acres....

 

'Doppler Dave' mesmerizes with weather

MANAGING EDITOR [email protected] link Staff photo: Alisa Boswell Meteorologist David “Doppler Dave” Oliver creates a tornado in two soda bottles Thursday morning for children at the...

 

Notebook — June 12

License to kill... • The state is offering up additional license to hunt deer, elk and javelina. More than 1,600 deer hunting licenses, 25 elk licenses and over 1,100 javelina licenses not allocated during the annual drawing for 2015-16 big-game...

 

To do list — June 12

Today • Friday Flix — 10:30 a.m., for K-sixth grade, “Sky High” at Portales Public Library. Information: 575-356-3940. Monday • Games and activities — 10:30 a.m., for K-sixth grade at Portales Public Library. Information: 575-356-3940....

 

Everything changes ... except Jesus

link Judy Brandon Columnist It is vacation time and most people have trips planned out of town to see new sights and experience new adventures. When I was 8, our family vacationed in California and...

 

Brown: There's more than one dangerous type of cow

Down on the farm link Audra Brown Cattle come in a range of temperaments. The spectrum runs from • “I can see you, therefore I will run over you,” to • “I shall keep my nose in your pocket...

 

Cantwell: Supporting roles created by God

I would like to share a fish story with you. link Pat Cantwell On my last birthday, my daughter and grandson, Tell, were shopping with me. Tell, 4, was just learning about gift giving. I had told him... Full story

 

Shelburne: Life comes with assembly instructions

I like seasons, and I’m particularly pleased to live in a place where the seasons are distinctly different. Lest I’m ever accused of being less than politically correct, I hereby affirm that...

 

First Baptist puts twist on VBS

STAFF WRITER [email protected] link Staff photo: Jackie Johnson Abi Cameron, a youth helper with the First Baptist Church mega sports camp that ran Monday through Thursday, leads the children in...

 

Pages past — June 12

On this date ...link 1975: Clovis had a new street-sweeping machine. Mayor Chick Taylor said the machine could pick up water, oil, bricks, bottles and “just about any kind of debris,” the Clovis...

 

New Mexico must prepare for fire season

To heck with weather — just when folks are pleased as punch that rain has blessed our state, there’s this. Spring rains are fueling plant growth, which means the fire season still to come in late summer and early fall could be devastating. Becaus...

 

McManigal: Ideas, beliefs change with growth

Everyone changes their mind as they grow. Almost everything I now believe is because along the way someone, somehow, convinced me I was wrong. link Kent McManigal Most of those changes came after a... Full story

 

Render: Military move away from God sad

I enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in October of 1960 and served on active duty for 20 years, retiring in 1980. My son-in-law retired from the USMC in 2003 and my daughter will officially... Full story

 

Smoke on the Water in need of donations

STAFF REPORT With only three weeks until showtime, Clovis’ annual 4th of July Smoke on the Water event is still in need of donations to meet its goal. According to a Wednesday press release from the Curry County Chamber of Commerce, the event has... Full story

 

Notebook

License to kill... • The state is offering up additional license to hunt deer, elk and javelina. More than 1,600 deer hunting licenses, 25 elk licenses and over 1,100 javelina licenses not allocated during the annual drawing for 2015-16 big-game...

 

Capt. Douglas Ford takes over Clovis Police Department

With 18 years experience in the community, Clovis Police Capt. Douglas Ford will be taking over the Clovis Police Department as the search for a permanent police chief begins. Clovis Police Chief Steve Sanders retires today, and Capt. Ford will take...

 

Plateau finalizes sale to AT&T

Staff report Former Plateau Wireless cell phone customers in Curry and Quay counties have no local AT&T branches where they can pay their bills or get service for their cell phones. Plateau Telecommunications announced May 20 it had finalized the...

 

Clovis woman arrested for kidnapping, vehicle theft

Staff report A Clovis woman was arrested Tuesday morning on four charges, three felony and a misdemeanor, accused of taking a child without permission and stealing a vehicle, according to a release from the Clovis Police Department. Carol Ann...

 

Amos: A view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: In response to a reader’s request, Amos asked we reprint a favorite column. Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hurling himse...

 

Pages Past: June 12

linkOn this date ... 1975: Clovis had a new street-sweeping machine. Mayor Chick Taylor said the machine could pick up water, oil, bricks, bottles and “just about any kind of debris,” the Clovis... Full story

 

Life's manual easier than assembling a grill

I like seasons, and I’m particularly pleased to live in a place where the seasons are distinctly different. Lest I’m ever accused of being less than politically correct, I hereby affirm that...

 

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