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Articles from the August 1, 2018 edition

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Three hurt in crash near tracks

A collision early Tuesday afternoon near Sugar Beet Road and U.S. 70 sent at least three females to the hospital, according to Clovis Fire Chief Mike Nolen. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known. The crash is being investigated by...


Fire department funding up for Pleasant Hill area

Pleasant Hill-area residents may see their insurance premiums drop and the local fire department is about to receive more money for fighting fires, according to Curry County officials. After a recent Insurance Services Office review, the Pleasant...


New tariffs nothing to cheer about

Some American workers are cheering President Trump’s new tariffs. They know not what they cheer. Tariffs are as bad for you and me — economically — as taxing corporations. It’s a great plan... Full story


China's power move on Taiwan political bullying

We’re searching for a description of the Chinese government’s behavior and can’t decide among bullying, extortion or coercion. The White House went with “Orwellian nonsense.” Geopolitical chutzpah also comes to mind. What Beijing did was...


Pages past - Aug. 1

On this date ... 1963: From the classifieds section of the Clovis News-Journal: • 1953 Chevrolet, four doors with radio, heater and standard transmission: $150. "Nice." • House for sale: "Three...


Events calendar - Aug. 1

Today • Child Find screening — 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Texico school. Bring infants, toddlers for early intervention pre-screening. Information: 575-482-3492 Thursday • High Plains Historical Foundation — 5:30 p.m., Fourth and Mitchell. Guest...


Meetings calendar - Aug. 1

Today • CCC Board of Trustees — 8 a.m. in room 512 at the college. Information: 575-769-4001 • Revenue Review Committee — 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Thursday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. in north ann...


Jail logs - Aug. 1

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday: Clovis • Herman Eylicio, 42, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, criminal damage to property, reckless driving, probation violation • Teshia Lujan, 28, aggravated driving while under the...

 By David Haugh    Sports    August 1, 2018

Urlacher speaks from the heart

Two speeches sit on the tip of Brian Urlacher's tongue. One is 17 minutes long, the other eight. One thanks as many people as possible who helped Urlacher along a remarkable football odyssey from... Full story

 By David Grieder    News    August 1, 2018

Clovis racino advocates make case

CLOVIS - Fresh with news of the several stated contenders for the last such remaining license in New Mexico, advocates for a Clovis racino gathered Tuesday evening at the Chamber of Commerce to make... Full story


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