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Articles from the June 21, 2018 edition

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 By Jamie Cushman    News    June 21, 2018

Judge: Escapees, officer not eligible for bond

CLOVIS — The three men charged with escaping from the Clovis jail on Friday — and the jail officer accused of helping them - appeared via video in Curry County Magistrate Court on Wednesday.... Full story


Events calendar - June 21

Today • Preschool storytime — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 • Colour Creators — 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Project: Operation Gratitude cards. Information:...


Former daycare worker arrested

CLOVIS — A former daycare worker fired for fighting in front of more than a dozen 4-year-old children was arrested Wednesday. Elizabeth Parrez, 25, is charged with 13 counts of abuse of a child (does not result in death or great bodily injury) and... Full story


Meetings calendar - June 21

Today • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. at North Annex of Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7828 • Curry County Health Council — Noon at administrative complex, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6009 • ENM...

 By Jamie Cushman    News    June 21, 2018

Animal shelter petition may have been prompted by miscommunication

PORTALES — The Portales animal shelter dominated the public comment portion of Tuesday’s Portales City Council meeting. A misunderstanding regarding the shelter’s euthanasia policy may have led to the public outcry. Animal rescue workers... Full story


Water authority to consider lease on new office space

CLOVIS — The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority could have a new home following today’s meeting. The board is scheduled to vote on a lease agreement for a new office space. The ENMWUA currently works out of 809 Parkland Drive, Suite A,...


City to consider wording on cats and dogs

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission will consider clearing up language on what it means for cats and dogs to run at large and decide on whether to accept a negotiation on property liens. According to the ordinance up for introduction at today’s 5...


Pages past - June 21

On this date ... 1958: Clovis police arrested 12 people for gambling at Teddy's Shine Parlor, 521 W. First St. The Clovis News-Journal reported: "Those weren't the popping of shoe shine rags echoing...


Jail logs - June 21

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday through Wednesday: Clovis • Leo Arellano, 23, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Joann McClendon, 39, failure to pay fines • Jena Bender, 28, bringing contraband into jail ...


ENMU's Bagwell honored

AUSTIN, Texas — Eastern New Mexico junior Ezra Bagwell was named Wednesday to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Track and Cross Country team, according to a release from the college. The award...

 By Eric Murray    Sports    June 21, 2018

Greyhounds: Ayton as good as advertised

PORTALES — Standing at an imposing 7-foot-1 and 250 pounds, then-University of Arizona freshman center DeAndre Ayton sure looked the part of star to Eastern New Mexico men’s basketball onlookers, who had to face the highly-touted McDonald’s...


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