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Articles from the July 19, 2017 edition

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 By Anna George    News    July 19, 2017

New members sworn into water authority

The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority swore in new members Tuesday and narrowly elected Clovis Mayor David Lansford as its new chair. Lansford was elected 4-3 in the meeting at the North Anne...

 

'Love Portales' initiative to benefit community

PORTALES — The Portales Ministerial Alliance has banded together to serve the community. The Alliance’s “Love Portales” initiative includes a summer full of public activities benefiting residents, including a 10 K run on Saturday. Garnet...

 
 By Eamon Scarbrough    News    July 19, 2017

Portales residents raise concerns about dip in road

PORTALES — An attempt by the state to address concerns about a large dip in Portales has seemingly created another issue. The crevice on the intersection of Fir and North Avenue I was constructed...

 
 By Stephanie Losoya    News    July 19, 2017

Roosevelt County to eliminate advisory planning board

PORTALES — Roosevelt County is planning to eliminate its advisory planning board, and it’s pretty sure nobody will notice the difference. The Roosevelt County Commission expressed intent to adopt a new ordinance to alter its current subdivision...

 

Man arrested in Denny's parking lot shooting

CLOVIS — City police have arrested a man who allegedly shot five bullets into a truck in a Denny’s parking lot Saturday night, according to a CPD press release. Jonathan Romero, 22, was arrested early Monday morning, charged with abuse of a child...

 

DA's office door defaced with marker

CLOVIS — An exterior door to the office of the 9th Judicial District Attorney was defaced with a marker sometime before Tuesday morning. Assistant District Attorney Kristen Beltran told the newspaper she saw the message “Nazi HQ” written in...

 

Meetings watch: Curry County Commission

The following are highlights from Tuesday morning’s Curry County Commission meeting: • Approval of memorandum of understanding between Curry County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and several community organizations for a term of...

 

Pages past - July 19

On this date ... 1972: A Clovis woman was charged with fleeing the scene of an accident when she struck a boy on his bicycle. The woman received a one-year deferred sentence by Judge Dee Blythe. Her...

 

Jail logs - July 19

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday-Tuesday: Clovis • Dalia Ortegon, 52, failure to comply with specific requirements, failure to appear • Tyler Allen, 21, probation violation, shoplifting • Marvin Soromen, 49, probation vi...

 

Events calendar - July 19

Today • Little Sprouts storytime — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library for preschoolers. Story: “Gone Camping.” Information: 575-356-3940 • Toddler Time — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library for ages 10 months-3 years. Information:...

 

Meetings calendar - July 19

Today • Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents Retreat — 9:30 a.m. in Campus Union Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-1011 • Local Emergency Planning Committee — 1 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 ...

 

ENMU teams make additions

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University softball team has added four players, including a Division I transfer and a sibling junior college pair. Pitcher Kim Herron, infielder Lauren Likes, outfielder Emma Gary and pitcher/outfielder Hanna...

 

LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL: American wins state title

ALBUQUERQUE — All it took for the Clovis American Junior Little League softball team on Tuesday night was one big inning. Make that one HUGE inning. Down 4-2, American scored 16 runs in the bottom of the third and went on to an 18-8 win over...

 

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