The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

Articles from the June 19, 2014 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 34



Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission — June 20

Clovis City Commission A small discrepancy in wording of a resolution has led to confusion for the Clovis City Commission, but the issue came closer to being resolved during a regular meeting Thursday at the Clovis-Carver Library’s north annex. On...

 

Service celebrates freedom from slavery

STAFF WRITER [email protected] The Clovis community will soon be witness to a nearly 150-year-old celebration. With an extravaganza event set to take place at Potter Park on Saturday and another...

 

Ute water project gets more funding

Senior writer [email protected] The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority continues to secure money for the Ute water project in small increments, but officials feel their case is getting stronger. At Thursday’s meeting, pipeline Project...

 

Mayor: Club not city's battle

STAFF WRITER [email protected] Though a proposed “gentlemen’s club” would be located outside the Clovis city limits, several individuals attended Thursday’s City Commission meeting at Clovis-Carver Library to vent their frustrations about...

 

Events calendar — June 20

Today Aerobics — 7:30 a.m., Portales Recreation Center. Information: 356-8598. Kids Tennis Camp — 8 a.m. to 8:55 a.m., Portales Rams Tennis courts. For 4-8 year-olds. The camp is free. Information: [email protected] or 760-4151. Kids Ten...

 

Following in her sister's footsteps

Staff writer [email protected] Hannah Giles, Miss Southern New Mexico and first-time pageant contestant, will compete for the Miss New Mexico crown next week. The event manager for the Clovis...

 

Check your luggage with Jesus

Religion columnist I want to discuss luggage, suitcases — you know, baggage. My first overseas trip was to Paris with my siblings. I am a very detailed, analytical thinker, therefore, I had packed...

 

Police Blotter - Wednesday

Portales police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Wednesday • 12:20 a.m.: Incomplete 911, 600 block of N.M. 88. • 1:01 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 1000 block of North Main Avenue. • 1:21 a.m.: Prowlers, 1500 block of South Avenue...

 

ENMU breakaway ropers struggle

Staff report CASPER, Wyo. — Eastern New Mexico University’s women had a rough night in breakaway roping competition on Thursday in the College National Finals Rodeo. Juniors Keely Weger and Taylor Smith both posted no-times for the Zias. ENMU...

 

A group effort

Editor’s note: The “Meet the” series profiles the people behind groups, organizations and businesses in the community. Staff writer [email protected] With a degree in wildlife and fisheries sc...

 

Zias have rough Thursday at CNFR

Staff report CASPER, Wyo. — Eastern New Mexico University’s women had a rough night in breakaway roping competition on Thursday in the College National Finals Rodeo. Juniors Keely Weger and Taylor Smith both posted no-times for the Zias. ENMU...

 

Rams part of round-robin tourney

Portales High’s summer baseball team will be part of a round-robin tournament to be played Friday through Sunday at Ram Field and Clovis’ Bell Park, featuring six teams. Clovis will play all five games at home and Portales four, while the other...

 

Police blotter — June 20

Clovis police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Wednesday • 12:13 a.m.: Narcotics, 200 block of Navajo Road. • 2:47 a.m.: Domestic in progress, 4700 block of North Prince Street. • 7:40 a.m.: Burglary report, 300 block of Circle Dr...

 

What's happening — June 20

Today 2014 Clovis Rocks 42 Domino Championship Tournament — 7 p.m., Entry fee is $30/team (cash only). Registration 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Norman & Vi Petty Rock & Roll Museum. Information: 218-2321. Saturday Clovis Juneteenth Extravaganza — 11 a.m.,...

 

5 Things to know about ... Being a lifeguard

link Staff photo: Joshua Lucero Christopher Shuster, a nine-year lifeguard veteran, keeps watch over children playing in the Potter Pool Thursday afternoon. link Staff photo: Joshua Lucero Potter...

 

Editor's Desk: Lake not as inviting as it seems

Wonderful things happen every summer at Greene Acres Park in downtown Clovis, from skateboarding to tennis, from picnics to fishing. But the 24 acres featuring a lake that’s at least a century old has also been the scene of some of Clovis...

 

Pipeline funding continues to flow in

Staff writer [email protected] The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority continues to secure money for the Ute water project in small increments, but officials feel their case is getting stronger. At Thursday’s meeting, pipeline Project...

 

Solitary should only be used when necessary

Solitary confinement is “a tool that needs to be managed appropriately,” said New Mexico Corrections Secretary Gregg Marcantel. After spending 48 hours in solitary at the State pen, New Mexico’s top prison guard now has some personal...

 

Solitary should only be used when necessary

Solitary confinement is “a tool that needs to be managed appropriately,” said New Mexico Corrections Secretary Gregg Marcantel. After spending 48 hours in solitary at the State pen, New Mexico’s top prison guard now has some personal...

 

Imposing law violates others' rights

link Kent McManigal Local columnist Not a day goes by I don’t witness a complaint by someone saying their freedoms are being trampled on and legislated away. Almost everyone can point to something...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020