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Huntington was right about 'white nativists'

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who led the short-lived national embarrassment that was President Donald Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity, suffered his own dual major embarrassment last week: A federal judge threw out a 2013 Kansas...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    June 27, 2018

Accusations against school member come up at meeting

CLOVIS - Allegations against a Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education member were the focus of the open forum section of Tuesday's meeting. Kyle Snider, who has served as the school board member... Full story

 

ENMU, CCC designated military friendly

Eastern New Mexico University and Clovis Community College both received Gold School designation as a Military Friendly School. The listing of schools is posted in G.I. Jobs magazine’s May edition and is available at www.militaryfriendly.com. More...

 
 By David Grieder    News    June 27, 2018

Bounty hunters charged with multiple felonies

CLOVIS — Sometimes getting into Dodge can be just as much trouble as getting out. That’s the case for three bounty hunters each charged with multiple felonies for “the manner” in which they served in Clovis a non-extraditable warrant from Kan... Full story

 
 By Kent McManigal    Voices    June 27, 2018

Drug prohibition won't end abuse

One of the latest excuses for more government interference in your life is the “opioid crisis.” Yes, people abuse drugs, including opioids. This is nothing new; they have done so for centuries....

 

Free dinner to be held for military members

CLOVIS — In conjunction with the weekend’s Draggin’ Main festivities, the Clovis Committee of 50 is helping host a free dinner for active and retired military members and their families. The barbecue meal will be served beginning 4:30 p.m....

 

Portales roads closing for work

PORTALES — The city of Portales’ street department is closing three sections of roads Wednesday for work from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The roads to be closed are Fifth, Sixth and Seventh streets between Avenues A and C. The city asks people plan...

 

Roosevelt approves right-to-work notice of intent

PORTALES - The Roosevelt County Commission voted 4-0 to approve the notice of intent for a right-to-work ordinance at Tuesday's meeting following an approximately 30-minute public comment session...

 

Pages past - June 27

On this date ... 1968: New Clovis Police Chief Ken Kingsbury was shaking things up, upsetting longtime officers along the way. Kingsbury, appointed to the job 28 days earlier, said "...(S)ome men...

 

Events calendar - June 27

Today • Preschool storytime — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 • Rockstars — 10:30 a.m. at City Park, Portales. Featuring Cannon AFB Military Working Dogs. Information: 575-356-3940 • Norman Petty Studio...

 

Jail logs - June 27

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday: Clovis • Jared McDaniel, 22, assault with intent to commit a violent felony • Maria Ratigan, 51, resisting, evading or obstructing an officer • Angel Villalobos, 21, failure to appear...

 

Meetings calendar - June 27

Thursday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. in commission chambers in commission room at Curry County Administrative Complex, 417 Gidding. Information: 575-763-6016 Tuesday • Civil Aviation Board — 5:30 p.m. at Clovis Airport. Information:...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    June 27, 2018

Clovis progresses at NM State scrimmages

Clovis High’s football team continues its small steps toward the 2018 season, with more of those steps taken over this past weekend. The Wildcats took part in the New Mexico State University 7-on-7 scrimmages in Las Cruces, and they saw some good...

 

Texico hazing probe is over

TEXICO — A months-long investigation into allegations of hazing by Texico baseball team members did not reveal wrongdoing on the part of any players or coaches, Superintendent Rob Brown said Tuesday. Brown said findings from Doug Bowman of the...

 

LSC's spring honor roll released

RICHARDSON, Texas — The Lone Star Conference announced its Commissioner’s Honor Roll list for the 2017-18 spring semester on Tuesday, and Eastern New Mexico was among the LSC’s better-performing schools. The Greyhounds, who have had a number...

 

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