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Articles from the July 6, 2018 edition

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 By Judy Brandon    Voices    July 6, 2018

God's mercy deep and unfathomable

At times I think I am so used to the phrase “mercy of God,” I don’t stop to think about the true scope, capacity and extension of that beautiful phrase. The mercy of God I still don’t...

 
 By David Grieder    News    July 6, 2018

Airman shot while 'playing' with firearm

CLOVIS — Fourth of July festivities took a violent turn for two Cannon Air Force Base airmen celebrating the holiday into the early hours of Thursday morning in Clovis, officials say. A 23-year old man was hospitalized with life-threatening...

 

Intersection to be closed in Clovis

CLOVIS — The intersection of Seventh Street and Sycamore Street will be closed for approximately one week starting at 11 a.m. Monday while the New Mexico Gas Company conducts maintenance on a gas line in the area, according to a press release from...

 

Strong faith doesn't grow in a heartbeat

If God exists and is all-powerful and all-loving, why does he allow suffering in the world he created? Life’s biggest questions, the ones that truly matter, can be condensed into a few that can be c...

 

Pages past - July 6

On this date ... 1978: Spider mites had infested corn fields in eastern New Mexico, Extension Agent Billy Dictson confirmed. "The small spiders begin weaving their web on the lower portion of the...

 

Events calendar - July 6

Today • Friday Flix — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Information: 575-356-3940 Saturday • Memorial Dedication — 2 p.m. for Reverend Charles and Angie Green at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 • Trade Days ...

 

Meetings calendar - July 6

Tuesday • Water Policy Advisory Board — 8:30 a.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Portales Schools Board — Noon in board room, 501 S. Abilene. Information: 575-356-7000 • Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board — 5:30 p.m. at...

 

Jail logs - July 6

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday-Thursday: Clovis • Carmen Acosta, 41, resisting, evading or obstructing an officer • Javier Garcia, 30, driving while license suspended or revoked • Damian Allmand, 22, failure to...

 

Public record - July 6

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records through Wednesday at the Curry County clerk’s office: • Christian Tait Bibler, 22, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to Autumn Marie Schriver, 25, of Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania • Miguel...

 

Fires kept to a minimum this holiday

CLOVIS — Eastern New Mexico can pat itself on the back for exercising enough control this Independence Day to keep any unplanned firework blazes to a minimum. “All I know that they went through (Wednesday) night were two incidents in (Roosevelt)...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    July 6, 2018

Members selected for revenue review committee

CLOVIS - The Clovis City Commission selected members for the city's 2018 Revenue Review Committee during a 35-minute meeting on Thursday. The committee is tasked with reviewing the city's fees for...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    July 6, 2018

Junior 'Cats looking to survive Little League fray.

CLOVIS - The 2018 New Mexico Junior Softball state championship will go through Clovis - in more ways than one. The Wildcats 13-14 junior league team is the defending state champion, and will have an...

 

4 Portales players make All-State team

PORTALES — Four Portales players made the 4A All-State baseball team this week, led by first-team selection Joel Legarda. The senior catcher is joined from the Rams by second-team selection Luciano Rodriguez — a third baseman who was just a fresh...

 

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