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Articles from the June 15, 2018 edition

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 By Judy Brandon    Voices    June 15, 2018

Children should be treated with love, respect

I have told this story before, but I think it warrants a rerun. I was in the grocery store one day several years ago and my heart was sad as I observed a mother and father shopping with their three ch...

 

One dead in dairy shooting

A Texico man was found shot to death Thursday afternoon at a Curry County dairy. One man is in custody and has been identified as the suspected shooter, Sheriff Wesley Waller said in a news release. Mairon Franco Rodriguez, 23, was found deceased... Full story

 

Life is never really one's own possession

In the last couple of weeks, two famous people whose names I barely knew took their own lives, and so both departures have been in the news. In fact, I knew one name not at all; fashion designers and...

 

Vacation Bible schools - June 15

• Ute Lake Camp Meeting — Through Saturday, camping in state park in Logan, Highway 540 S. Loop. 6 a.m.-10 p.m. activities. Public invited. No charge for meals or activities. • First Christian Church — Through today and Aug. 3-4 from 6 p.m....

 
 By Peter Stein    News    June 15, 2018

Racers get ready for soap box derby

CLOVIS - Up over a ramp, down Sycamore Street, to 14th street they go. Where they'll stop? They hope in Akron, Ohio. Saturday, the 17th annual Clovis Soap Box Derby takes place from 9 a.m. to around... Full story

 

Events calendar - June 15

Today • PHS All 80s reunion — 5 p.m.-7 p.m. classmate catchup at Enchantment Vineyards, 2102 E. Third St., Portales. Information: portalesrams.myevent.com • Heritage Days — 7 p.m.-10 p.m. street dance at Memorial Park in Portales with the...

 

Pages past - June 15

On this date ... 1968: A bridegroom on his honeymoon was killed and seven other people, including his wife, were injured when a scenic chairlift climbing the top of 7,800-foot-high Raton Pass snapped...

 

Meetings calendar - June 15

Tuesday • Friends of the Library — 11:30 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 Wednesday • Curry County Chamber Board — 11:30 a.m. at chamber boardroom. Information: 575-769-7828 Thursday • Clovis City Commission...

 

Jail logs - June 15

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday: Clovis • Olivia Hughes, 19, driving while under the influence • Dustin Denham, 19, burglary of a vehicle, larceny, theft of a credit card • Julia Machado, 25, failure to appear ...

 

Track and field helps ENMU gain national slot

CHICAGO — The Eastern New Mexico University track and field teams did the heavy lifting, putting the college in a top-200 finish for the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. With 120.5...

 

ENMU's Vick makes CNFR short go

CASPER, Wyo. — Eastern New Mexico has another contender on its hands, as Celie Vick became the second Greyhound to qualify for Saturday night’s short-go finals at the College National Finals...

 

ENMU hires new softball coach

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University filled its vacant softball coach position Thursday, adding former Urbana coach Kira Zeiter to the green and silver fold. Zeiter will take over the Greyhound...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    June 15, 2018

Portales' Cox enjoys All-Star two-fer

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories about local athletes who played in multiple North-South All-Star games Playing in state tournaments is nice. Winning them even nicer. Portales’ Zamorye Cox did both over the past seven...

 

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