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Articles from the July 21, 2012 edition

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Clovis representative says derby great experience

Clovis' representative in the All-American Soapbox Derby lost out on a close opening heat Saturday morning in Akron, Ohio. Tayelor Chavez, 16, finished second in Heat No. 506 in the Super Stock Division. She was beaten by Reaunna Bartell of Bristol,...

 

Police blotter - July 22

Portales police, sheriff and fire call logs: Friday 12:50 a.m.: Caller reported a missing plane, Airport Road. 1:47 a.m.: Caller reported a male looking inside cars, 1700 block of North Avenue O. 3:49 a.m.: Caller reported a burglary to their...

 

Alumni celebrate reunion

Judy Crume laughed aloud with friends Saturday as she recalled cramming into a classic Volkswagen beetle with 10 other classmates for lunch at a local restaurant while in high school. Christina Calloway: Portales News-Tribune Members of the Portales... Full story

 

Minnesota team likes challenges

The Chaos/Breakaway Sportswear girls slow-pitch softball team likes to challenge itself. CMI photo: Kevin WilsonAndover, Minn.-based Chaos/Breakaway Sportswear shortstop Brionna Quinehan is...

 

Next step of U.S. 70 construction project to start

With Phase 1 of the U.S. 70 road construction project beginning its next step by moving over to First Street between University and South Avenue C in Portales, Project Supervisor John Guldemann of...

 

Next step of U.S. 70 construction project to start

With Phase 1 of the U.S. 70 road construction project beginning its next step by moving over to First Street between University and South Avenue C in Portales, Project Supervisor John Guldemann of... Full story

 

HPJRA rodeo endures rough start

Early in Saturday's action in the High Plains Junior Rodeo Association finals at Curry County Events Center, in the world of man-vs.-animal, it was the animals who had the better time of it. Two... Full story

 

HPJRA rodeo endures rough start

Early in Saturday's action in the High Plains Junior Rodeo Association finals at Curry County Events Center, in the world of man-vs.-animal, it was the animals who had the better time of it. Two... Full story

 

Church holding service project

The Portales Ward and the Llano Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites residents to join them in a service project 8 a.m. Saturday at Oasis State Park The project involves removal of unwanted fences and includes a lunch of... Full story

 

Zia Juniors win opener; Roosevelt County falls to Silver City

CARLSBAD — The Clovis Zia All-Stars took the lead for good with an eight-run third and went on to beat Albuquerque South Valley 14-9 on Saturday night in the opening round of the double-elimination...

 

Zia Juniors win opener; Roosevelt County falls to Silver City

CARLSBAD — The Clovis Zia All-Stars took the lead for good with an eight-run third and went on to beat Albuquerque South Valley 14-9 on Saturday night in the opening round of the double-elimination...

 

Shelburne: God's love never in short supply

We don't hear much about surpluses these days. Shortages, yes. Surpluses, no. But I suppose one thing will never be in short supply. We may even have a surplus of ... experts. Flip on any channel. Lift up any rock. Look around any corner. And you'll...

 

Avoid regrets by valuing life now

I recently visited a 64-year-old divorced father of three in his North Dallas apartment. Through a mutual friend, I'd known him for a decade. Despite health problems, partly caused by alcohol and cigarettes, he was always kind and cordial to me and,...

 

Editorial: Longer prison sentences costly for states

J ails and prisons are there for a reason: to keep the public safe, to deter crime, bring a sense of justice and responsibility, and, hopefully, reform offenders. A new report suggests that cash-strapped states could save millions of dollars by...

 

Editorial: Longer prison sentences costly for states

J ails and prisons are there for a reason: to keep the public safe, to deter crime, bring a sense of justice and responsibility, and, hopefully, reform offenders. A new report suggests that cash-strapped states could save millions of dollars by...

 

Denish: Selling jets not enough

(With apologies to Gail Collins and David Brooks of the New York Times — who popularized this format, the following is an exchange between the columnist and former New Mexico Lt. Gov. Diane Denish.) Denish: Your column backing the New Mexico law...

 

Denish: Selling jets not enough

(With apologies to Gail Collins and David Brooks of the New York Times — who popularized this format, the following is an exchange between the columnist and former New Mexico Lt. Gov. Diane Denish.) Denish: Your column backing the New Mexico law...

 

Bond issue, pay hikes on county agenda

Discussion about another bond issue to finance a new jail and pay hikes of nearly 14 percent for some elected officials are part of a lengthy agenda Tuesday for Curry County Commissioners. The county's bond attorney and financial advisor are... Full story

 

Church holding service project

The Portales Ward and the Llano Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites residents to join them in a service project 8 a.m. Saturday at Oasis State Park The project involves removal of unwanted fences and includes a lunch of... Full story

 

Court dispositions - July 22

Recent cases in Curry County District Court, according to court records. Visit www.nmcourts.gov for more information on these cases. Case number D-905-CR-200900261. Joe Trujillo, born 1970. Pleaded guilty to trafficking of a controlled substance by...

 

Weekly update - July 22

Treasurer candidate placed on leave The Democrat candidate for Curry County Treasurer has been placed on leave from her state job and says she can't talk about why. Rachel Toney confirmed she was placed on leave June 7 as an administrator at the...

 

Q&A: Kasama mayor talks Clovis visit

The Clovis Ethnic Fair had its 21st run over the weekend, with hundreds visiting Hillcrest Park for festivities. Francis Kombe Bwalya More than a dozen participants were first-timers — Zambian...

 

Ethnic fair learning experience

There was plenty to see and hear Saturday at Hillcrest Park, the former and now current home of the annual Clovis Ethnic Fair. CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Zambian singer Maureen Lupo Lilanda... Full story

 

Road construction this week

Area road construction and closure information for this week: City of Portales City of Portales street department will be repairing and chip sealing 18th Street on Monday and Tuesday. Seek an alternate route. Curry County Curry road department will... Full story

 

Parents' views mixed on school redistricting

Children across Clovis will be moved from Marshall and Yucca middle schools to the new W.D. Gattis Middle School in August 2013 if any of four proposed redistricting plans passes. Parents of children living in areas affected by the redistricting... Full story

 

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