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Roosevelt to consider fire safety ordinance

PORTALES - As drought conditions remain in place throughout eastern New Mexico, the Roosevelt County Commission will consider re-adopting a fire safety ordinance previously approved in April 2014....

 
 By David Grieder    News    June 26, 2018

Organizers anticipate hefty economic impact from festival

CLOVIS — With a boost in funding from last year, the first official combined effort of Clovis’ two “main” tourist events anticipates an economic impact of a million dollars or more, organizers said. “The two main things that Clovis is...

 

New Mexico faces teacher shortage

It’s a trend states and districts are feeling nationwide: teacher shortages. And New Mexico’s larger districts — including the state’s largest and in Clovis — are still on the hunt to fill positions for the coming 2018-2019 school year....

 

School board to consider service resolutions

CLOVIS — The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education today will consider three separate resolutions that allow for board members and their respective companies to provide services to the district. The procurement resolutions set out that when...

 

Events calendar - June 26

Today • Classic creations — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Featuring egg drop for grades 2-6. Information: 575-356-3940 Wednesday • Rock-n-rollers — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Featuring Dinosaumpus for preschoolers....

 

Local couple injured in accident

CLOVIS — A local couple was seriously injured and a Las Vegas, Nevada, man arrested early Saturday morning following a traffic accident on U.S. 60/84. Officials said Michael Anthony Lucero, 41, of Melrose, and Elizabeth Lucero, 45, of Clovis, were...

 

Heinrich staff visiting area

Staff representing U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-New Mexico, are scheduled to be in the region this week to assist residents with questions about federal programs. A news release from the senator’s office shows staff will be at the following...

 

Section of Mabry to be closed

CLOVIS — A section of Mabry Drive is scheduled to be closed on Wednesday for cleaning of a storm drainage line. A city of Clovis news release said Mabry, starting at Prince Street and going east for about a mile, would have one lane closed while...

 

Draggin' Main Music Festival schedule

Wednesday 7:30 p.m. — Clovis Music Festival Country Concert: Doug Stone, Marshall Middle School Auditorium Thursday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Norman Petty Music Studio tours 7 p.m.: Clovis Music Festival ’50s Concert: Remembering Bobby Vee Featuring The...

 

Business digest - June 26

Four competing for racino The number of announced suitors for New Mexico’s sixth horse racing license has grown to at least four. The owners of Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino said in a news release Monday they will submit a bid before the July 30...

 

Meetings calendar - June 26

Today • Roosevelt County Commission — 1 p.m. in commission room at county courthouse. Information: 575-356-5307 • Clovis Schools Board — 5:30 p.m. in board room at central office. Information: 575-769-4300 Wednesday • Public Works — 8:30...

 

Pages past - June 26

On this date ... 1953: A sweltering summer inspired the Clovis News-Journal to remind area residents "when it was really hot." Back in June 1911, for instance, the region saw a 108-degree day, the...

 

Jail logs - June 26

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday-Sunday: Clovis • Francisco Bautista, 47, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge, failure to appear at time and place stated in citation • Dillion Coate, 23, out of state fugitive ...

 

Kamal Cass honored as scholar-athlete

PORTALES - The National Football Foundation recently announced the members of the 2018 Hampshire Honor Society, and Kamal Cass - a 2014 Clovis graduate and '18 graduate of Eastern New Mexico...

 

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