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Articles from the July 4, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    July 4, 2018

Fallout remains year after drowning

CLOVIS — Though a festive occasion for most, Independence Day this year in Clovis also marks the first anniversary of a tragic incident at a city park that left a child dead less than two weeks...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    July 4, 2018

Mood largely positive at racino meeting

CLOVIS — Proponents of Clovis as the site for the state's sixth and final racino license presented their vision for bringing a racetrack and casino to the area by 2020 during a meeting on Tuesday...

 

Pot changes could do some bipartisan good

The recently released list of Texas Republicans’ biggest legislative priorities was largely expected — except for that surprising bit about weed. Decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana and improving medical marijuana guidelines finally made i...

 
 By Kent McManigal    Voices    July 4, 2018

Put independence back in the day

What does Independence Day mean to you? To me, Independence Day has morphed into the most tragic of holidays. Its original meaning has been completely lost; turned on its head. The way it is most comm...

 

Events calendar - July 4

Today • Smoke on the Water — 4 p.m.-5 p.m: Michael Thompson, 5:20 p.m.-6:20 p.m.: Curry County Outlaws, 6:40 p.m.-7:40 p.m.: Blackwater Band, 7:40 p.m.-8 p.m.: Set up for next act/National Anthem performed by Ashleigh Cooper, 8 p.m.-9 p.m.: Junk...

 

Pages past - July 4

On this date ... 1968: Officials estimated 3,000 people attended events in Muleshoe, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Bailey County. Festivities began at 7 a.m. at the high school football...

 

Meetings calendar - July 4

Thursday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. at north annex of Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7828 Tuesday • Portales Schools Board — Noon in board room, 501 S. Abilene. Information: 575-356-7000 • Portales City...

 

Jail logs - July 4

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday: Clovis • Yolanda Flores, 41, out of state fugitive • Whitney Hall, 27, failure to register vehicle, driving while license suspended or revoked • Jon Hoppe, 53, possession of a...

 

Charity softball touranment is a go

CLOVIS — The Clovis Softball Association received enough entries to do its annual “Striking Out Cancer” benefit tournament. However, there won’t be a women’s bracket. Tournament Director Roger Jackson originally said the tournament would...

 

ENMU women tops in LSC academically

RICHARDSON, Texas — For the second-straight year, and third time overall, Eastern New Mexico University has claimed a share of the Lone Star Conference’s Academic Excellence Award. The award, now...

 

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