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Articles from the July 27, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    July 27, 2018

Accused embezzler charged with similar crime in past

CLOVIS — This month, brothers Ray and Albert Cordova were each arrested and charged with petty misdemeanors for allegedly embezzling fuel from the governmental entity that employed one of them at the time. Something similar happened between the... Full story

 
 By David Grieder    News    July 27, 2018

Man gets 46 years for kidnapping, battery

CLOVIS — Convicted in April of kidnapping and battery, among other charges, Joshua Romero received the maximum sentence Thursday of 46 years in prison. Three months ago a jury found Romero, 30, guilty of first-degree felony kidnapping,... Full story

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    July 27, 2018

Curry approves operating budget

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission on Thursday unanimously approved its operating budget for fiscal year 2019 during a special meeting that lasted just over an hour. The only caveat the...

 
 By David Grieder    News    July 27, 2018

Request to transfer jail inmate denied

CLOVIS — A judge Thursday denied the state’s request to transfer to prison a local jail inmate whose monthly medical costs are almost as much as the Curry County medication budget for all its inmates in a year. Medication for Timothy Williams,... Full story

 
 By Judy Brandon    Voices    July 27, 2018

God greater than any life-changing event

Corrie Ten Boom, the Holocaust survivor that proclaimed her profound faith in God, said: “If you look at the world, you'll be distressed. If you look within, you'll be depressed. If you look at God...

 

Events calendar - July 27

Today • Friday Flix — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Movie: “Coco.” Information: 575-356-3940 • Nurses pinning — 1 p.m. at Clovis Civic Center. Information: 575-769-4954 • Free swim — 1 p.m.-5:45 p.m. for age 18 and under at...

 

Meetings calendar - July 27

Monday • Clovis-Carver Library Board — 5:30 p.m. at the library. Information: 575-769-7828 Tuesday • Comprehensive Plan Public Meeting — 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Clovis Civic Center. Each of the elements in the previous Comprehensive Plan (community...

 

Words can sting, delight, fly to heights of beauty

Thingamajig. Doohickey. Dillybob. Whatsit. Those are, of course, all words we use to refer to things for which we are unsure of the actual word, if there is one, for the thingamajig in question....

 

Pages past - July 27

On this date ... 1968: A Portales man and Carrizozo woman were scheduled to lead 242 candidates for summer graduation at Eastern New Mexico University. School officials said Don Alva Rust and Glenda...

 

Jail logs - July 27

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday: Clovis • Cheryl Gutierrez, 56, aggravated assault (deadly weapon), criminal damage to property • Brandon Brooks, 27, probation violation • Dennis Johnson, 39, failure to appear on mis...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    July 27, 2018

OU coach Riley hasn't forgotten Muleshoe roots

On a recent late-night broadcast of ESPN's Sports Center, anchor Neil Everett said, "When it comes to college football coaches, there's Nick Saban and there's everyone else." Muleshoe, Texas might... Full story

 

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