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Articles from the July 18, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    July 18, 2018

Man accused of threatening FBI agent

CLOVIS — The FBI on Monday arrested a man in Clovis for allegedly threatening “to assault or murder” one of its agents and an assistant U.S. attorney, records show. The suspect is a homeless man recently struggling after the death of his... Full story

 By David Grieder    News    July 18, 2018

Military to handle case in airman's death

CLOVIS — The military will have jurisdiction in prosecuting the case of a shooting death July 5 in Clovis involving two Cannon Air Force Base airman, District Attorney Andrea Reeb announced Tuesday. “After speaking with the military, law... Full story

 By Jamie Cushman    News    July 18, 2018

African Children's Choir to perform at Clovis church

CLOVIS - A musical performance over 30 years and more than 8,000 miles in the making will come to Clovis tonight as the African Children's Choir performs at Central Baptist Church. The choir, made up... Full story

 By Jamie Cushman    News    July 18, 2018

Financial concerns raised at Curry meeting

CLOVIS — Melrose Senior Center Program Director Ashley Woods detailed what she said were the organization’s dire financial straits at Tuesday’s Curry County Commission meeting. “If we have further cuts here and further cuts there, here pretty...

 By Kent McManigal    Voices    July 18, 2018

No virtue in upholding bad laws

It’s more important to do the right thing than to obey laws, and it’s wrong to obey laws that violate life, liberty, or property. Even if you agree with them or believe they are necessary. When...


Flag exhibit move stifles free speech

Last week’s decision by University of Kansas officials to move a flag-based art exhibit was made hastily under political pressure, and it reflects a betrayal of the university’s mission to promote learning and debate. A flag spotted with black...


Page past - July 18

On this date ... 1953: Clovis Police Chief Ollie Damron was patrolling the Texico highway in search of ... tourists. Damron, along with Clovis Mayor O.G. Potter and Chamber of Commerce President...


Events calendar - July 18

Today • Tiny Tots storytime — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 • Rock-n-Rollers — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Theme: Sweet ice cream. Information: 575-356-3940 • Teen program — 2 p.m. at...


Meetings calendar - July 18

Today • Clovis/Curry Chamber Board — 11:30 a.m. at the Chamber. Information: 575-769-7828 • Local Emergency Planning Committee — 1 p.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Finance Committee — 2 p.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Inf...


Jail logs - July 18

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday: Clovis • Calvin Parks, 54, probation violation • Carlos Rivas, 23, driving while license suspended or revoked • Trenton Gutierrez, 27, probation violation • Selestino Owen, 36, probati...

 By Peter Stein    Sports    July 18, 2018

Wolves honored

Championship seasons don’t go unnoticed by All-Star voters. And this year was no exception. When the votes were in for the 3A All-State baseball team, seven players from Texico’s 27-2 state championship squad had been selected. Among that seven...


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