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Articles from the August 1, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    August 1, 2017

Rain falls across region

A cold front from the north mixed with atmospheric moisture this weekend to bring some slightly off-season rain storms to eastern and southern New Mexico. The first round of showers arrived Sunday aft...

 

School officials seeking alleged vandals

CLOVIS — School administrators in Clovis are seeking public help in identifying three individuals alleged to have damaged $5,000 of property, including two expensive air conditioner/heater units, at...

 
 By Anna George    News    August 1, 2017

Local nonprofits benefit from bingo

CLOVIS — Local nonprofits are making it big with bingo games and pull tab machines at Red Arrow Bingo Hall, according to local leaders. Steve Reshetar, Matt 25 executive director, said his organization has made more than $100,000 from weekend...

 

County employees may get raise

CLOVIS — Curry County employees may have a 3 percent cost of living pay raise effective late this month, depending on action taken at today’s regular commission meeting. County commissioners are scheduled to discuss and request action on a...

 

Business digest - Aug. 1

Crossing repairs may impact travel PORTALES — BNSF Railway will be conducting repairs on the railroad crossing at Avenue I and Commercial Street in Portales today through Thursday, according to city officials. City Manager Sammy Standefer said...

 

Sometimes it's best to just walk away

Fuzzy, small and adorable, few things are as irresistible as a baby animal. Equally difficult to resist is the urge to help them when they appear to be lost and all alone. It’s tough not to act...

 

Pages past - Aug. 1

On this date ... 1952: The Sunshine Theatre was robbed after some "youngsters" hid out in the balcony until after closing, law enforcement suspected. Between $60 and $65 was stolen from a filing...

 

Events calendar - Aug. 1

Today • Big Kids Activity Hour — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library for ages 7-11. Information: 575-769-7840 Wednesday • Toddler Time — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library for ages 10 months-3 years. Information: 575-769-7840...

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 1

Today • Older Adults Committee — 6 p.m. town hall meeting in north annex, Clovis-Carver Public Library regarding proposed new senior center, meal site. Information: 575-769-7908 • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. in commission chambers at...

 

Jail logs - Aug. 1

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday-Sunday: Clovis • Nancy Pierce, 57, driving under the influence, careless driving • David Brown, 46, failure to appear on a felony charge, possession of drug paraphernalia • Juan Garcia,...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    August 1, 2017

Clovis football practice begins

CLOVIS — A good name for Monday morning's football practice would be "Purple Rain" because of the wet weather and Clovis' predominant team color. Actually, "first day of practice" should do just...

 

Weather pushes Rams inside

PORTALES — Defending Class 4A state football champion Portales High didn't waste any time on Monday getting the season started, although it wasn't quite what Rams coach Jaime Ramirez had hoped. Due...

 

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