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Amos: A view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift keys, and he... Full story

 

ENMU women's hoops adds point guard Hotchkins

Staff report Eastern New Mexico University landed a Division-I transfer Thursday, with point guard Jasmine Hotchkins joining the Greyhounds. The 5-foot-3 Phoenix native will have three years of eligibility left, following a freshman year at East... Full story

 

ENMU women's hoops adds point guard Hotchkins

Staff report Eastern New Mexico University landed a Division-I transfer Thursday, with point guard Jasmine Hotchkins joining the Greyhounds. The 5-foot-3 Phoenix native will have three years of eligibility left, following a freshman year at East...

 

Hospital hires ambulance service

STAFF WRITERS Providing the best and quickest care for patients is the end goal of Roosevelt General Hospital’s new ambulance service, set to begin transporting patients in August. RGH CEO Larry Leaming said the service, operated by Elite Medical... Full story

 

Farmers, ranchers hit with worker's compensation

Staff Writer [email protected] The New Mexico Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the exclusion of farm and ranch workers from the Workers’ Compensation Act is unconstitutional. “We fail to see any real differences between farm and ranch labo... Full story

 

Workers' comp law overturned

Staff Writer [email protected] The New Mexico Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the exclusion of farm and ranch workers from the Workers’ Compensation Act is unconstitutional. “We fail to see any real differences between farm and ranch...

 

Notebook

Bus rides ... • The Clovis Area Transit System, more affectionately known by the acronym CATS, is taking reservations for after-school rides. Better hurry. They're estimating they will be booked in two weeks. They can't provide rides to school.... Full story

 

Brown: Best birthday parties have no planning

Down on the farm link Audra Brown There once was a kid who turned a year older. Friends and family congregated and waved down the combine to stop at the edge of the field. They brought food and...

 

Hansen: Shooting overreaction comes from media

I wonder how many people have paused to reflect on how much has gone right after the horror of the June 17 slaying of nine parishioners of the Emanuel African Methodist-Episcopal Church in Charleston,... Full story

 

Pages past — June 26

On this date ...link 1975: Fire broke out in the basement of the Campus Union Building at Eastern New Mexico University. Firefighters said the small blaze was under control quickly and there were no i...

 

Fairgrounds beautification project complete

link Staff photo: Aubry Buzek Norma Delarosa, the Curry County administrative services coordinator, and Global Spectrum employees completed a beautification project at the Curry County Fairgrounds...

 

Shelburne: Wait for last note to end

In music and in life, the last note is always the longest. link Curtis Shelburne Whenever I’m teaching a new audio/video volunteer at church how to punch the buttons, play the songs, set the...

 

Cantwell: Look into yourself for beginning

Do you remember as a child trying to memorize the correct spelling of Appalachian? I knew they were mountains, but I didn’t realize the range began in Canada and ended in Alabama. link Pat Cantwell... Full story

 

Pastoring dream job for Trinity's student minister

Editor’s note: The following is one in a series profiling religious leaders in Roosevelt County. link Garrison Lance Garrison, 23, is the student ministries pastor at Trinity Church in Portales. Gar...

 

What's happening

Today 32nd Annual Plateau “Custom Classic” Softball Tournament — 7 p.m. Guy Leeder Softball Complex, 14th and Sycamore. Clovis. Information: 575-762-8977 Luau Celebration — 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N Prince St.... Full story

 

Police blotter

Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Wednesday: • 1:29 a.m.: Runaway, 900 block of Rencher Street. • 5:51 a.m.: Failure to appear (felony) 2900 block of Las...

 

VBS teaches kids sharing, Christianity

link Staff photo: Tony Bullocks First United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School’s students sing and dance to start off Wednesday’s class session. More than 80 students, both church members...

 

Birthday celebrations are best in the field

link Audra Brown There once was a kid, who turned a year older. Friends and family congregated and waved down the combine to stop at the edge of the field. They brought food and presents and a pinata to pummel. The field was flat, no trees around,...

 

Pages Past: June 26

linkOn this date ... 1975: Fire broke out in the basement of the Campus Union Building at Eastern New Mexico University. Firefighters said the small blaze was under control quickly and there were no i... Full story

 

Confederate flag is South Carolina's business

link Steve Hansen I wonder how many people have paused to reflect on how much has gone right after the horror of the June 17 slaying of nine parishioners of the Emanuel African Methodist-Episcopal Chu... Full story

 

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