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Articles from the July 25, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    July 25, 2018

Clovis man charged with negligent arson

CLOVIS — Early into an investigation of two apparent arson incidents, Clovis police on Tuesday asked for any information relative to either fire or the at-large suspect charged in connection with... Full story

 By Jamie Cushman    News    July 25, 2018

Portales votes to begin rec center negotiations

PORTALES — The Portales City Council on Tuesday unanimously decided to begin negotiations for a proposal to turn the city's Rec Center into a family entertainment venue, but few details were shared about the proposal. City Manager Sammy Standefer...

 By Jamie Cushman    News    July 25, 2018

Roosevelt approves right-to-work ordinance

PORTALES — By a 4-1 margin on Tuesday the Roosevelt County Commission voted to approve a right-to-work ordinance. The decision came following a public hearing on the ordinance that featured several speakers on both sides of the argument....


Man critical following shooting

A 38-year-old man was in critical condition at a Lubbock-area hospital on Tuesday following a shooting Sunday night in Clovis, police said in a news release. The victim, who was not identified, was in intensive care, the release said. Police were...

 By David Grieder    News    July 25, 2018

Courthouse contenders talk 'circulation'

CLOVIS — How to best address "circulation" at the Curry County Courthouse — that is, the flow of detainees around court staff and public in the building — came up in each of three presentations...


Woman ordered to pay $373 in fines

CLOVIS — A 24-year-old Clovis woman has been ordered to pay $373 in fines after pleading no contest to allegations she failed to send her 6-year-old daughter to school. The woman was arrested in December after her daughter had 15 days of unexcused... Full story

 By Kent McManigal    Voices    July 25, 2018

Good to treat enemies as humans

The political left, and much of the political right, keeps putting me in an uncomfortable position where I almost feel the need to defend President Trump. Almost. It’s not a position I enjoy. I see... Full story


Events calendar - July 25

Today • Battle of the Badges — 9 a.m.-1p.m. blood drive at fire station, 321 Mitchell St. Information: 800-333-8037 • Tiny Tots storytime — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 • Rock-n-Rollers — 10:30 a.m. a...


Abusive airport screeners not above the law

Most Americans are far likelier to be searched by an agent of the Transportation Security Administration than by an FBI agent. But according to a federal appeals court, if an FBI agent violates your rights you can file a lawsuit. If you’re...


Meetings calendar - July 25

Thursday • Curry County Commission — 10 a.m. special meeting in commission chambers at county administrative building, 417 Gidding St. Information: 575-763-6016 • USDA Workshop — 6 p.m. for Curry County residents who could benefit from...


Pages past - July 25

On this date ... 1958: Two F-100 fighter planes from Cannon Air Force Base crashed about seven miles south of the base, killing two pilots. A third man ejected from one of the planes and survived afte...


Jail logs - July 25

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday-Monday: Clovis • Lawrence Woods, 47, failure to pay fines • Matthew Watkins, 23, driving while under the influence, speeding, failure to obey traffic control devices • Patrick Sisneros,...

 By Eric Murray    Sports    July 25, 2018

Eastern gets respect after solid '17

SAN ANTONIO — On Tuesday, the Lone Star Conference held its annual LSC Football Preseason Media Day at San Antonio's Marriott Riverwalk Hotel. The event, which features a lunch and interviews with p...


Clovis American's run ends

ALBUQUERQUE — It was a magical run for Clovis American’s 13-14 Junior League softball team. Tuesday, though, it came to an end after the purple and white lost their second game of the day, falling to Texas West 6-0 at the Isleta Reservation in...


Hounds third in LSC poll

SAN ANTONIO — Tuesday’s release of the Lone Star Conference Preseason Football Poll at the LSC’s annual Preseason Media Day didn’t reveal too many surprises, according to members of the Eastern New Mexico football team on hand. The...


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