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Articles from the June 13, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    June 13, 2018

Texas men face felony theft charges

MULESHOE - Two Texas men face felony theft charges in Muleshoe, accused of conspiring to steal more than $10,000 in bovine antibiotics. John Russell Baird, 44, of Amarillo and Israel Tapia, 41, of...

 By Kent McManigal    Voices    June 13, 2018

Discrimination should be left legally alone

Who would be desperate enough to eat a cake baked by someone who doesn’t want to bake it? Would you want a wedding cake someone was forced to bake — at gunpoint? Even if the gun is hidden at... Full story

 By David Grieder    News    June 13, 2018

Clovis man sentenced to jail, probation for hitting child

CLOVIS - A Clovis man convicted last month of hitting a young child at a restaurant was sentenced Tuesday to a year in jail and over three years of supervised probation following. Bruce Bender, 64,... Full story


Road closed for chip sealing

Roosevelt County Road Department today will be chip sealing North Roosevelt Road 3 for one mile west of Highway 70, according to a county news release. “The road will be completely closed,” the release said. The project is expected to be...


Citizens must demand better public behavior

Just when you think the level of discourse and civility in this country can’t get any lower, you are proven wrong — as illustrated by two stories that have competed for headlines this month. The first was an incredibly offensive tweet by...


Pages past - June 13

On this date ... 1968: Clovis hosted a "parade of flags" from Grand Street to Marshall Junior High. All of the flags in the parade were "owned and in most cases made by Charles Oakley of Clovis," the...


Events calendar - June 13

Today • Tiny tots storytime — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 Thursday • Preschool storytime — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 • Blood drive — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at La...


Meetings calendar - June 13

Today • Portales MainStreet Board — 5:30 p.m. at the Yam Theatre. Information: 575-226-3783 • Planning and Zoning — 3 p.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • EPCOG annual meeting — 10 a.m. at Tucumcari Convention Center,...


Jail logs - June 13

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday: Clovis • Jaron Gonzales, 19, failure to pay fines, failure to appear at time and place stated in citation • Leo Valero, 29, failure to appear at time and place stated in citation • Manue...


Dodd, Connor named LSC scholar athletes

RICHARDSON, Texas — Senior pitcher Keenan Dodd and senior post Mikaehla Connor were recognized Tuesday as Lone Star Conference scholar-athlete award winners, according to a release from the league...


ENMU trio continue efforts at college finals rodeo

CASPER, Wyo. — Three days into the College National Finals Rodeo and the Eastern New Mexico trio of Celie Vick, Lindsey Adcock and Landon Beardsworth are still trying to find their footing. Vick...

 By Peter Stein    Sports    June 13, 2018

Phipps: Weekend busy, but fun

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories about local athletes who participated in multiple North-South All-Star Games last week. If you’ve ever seen Nathan Phipps scrapping for rebounds in gyms across eastern New Mexico or belting... Full story


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