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Articles from the August 15, 2018 edition

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 By Jamie Cushman    News    August 15, 2018

Daring divers take stage at fair

CLOVIS — It's not every day you get the chance to see someone engulfed in flames dive 30 feet into a pool filled with 9 1/2 feet of water. But Curry County Fair attendees will have 16 chances this... Full story

 
 By David Grieder    News    August 15, 2018

Roads, water major priorities of capital improvement plan

CLOVIS — Water and roads once again figure prominently in the city of Clovis’ Five-Year Infrastructure and Capital Improvement Plan, the subject of a brief and sparsely attended public meeting Tuesday afternoon. Grant Coordinator Garry Johnson...

 

Homicide trial rescheduled

CLOVIS — Darryl Turner’s jury trial next month on a homicide charge from September has been rescheduled to sometime next year. Turner, 30, appeared in court on Tuesday with his public defender Ibukun Adepoju, who on Monday filed a motion to...

 

Indictment exposes poor self-policing

Whether or not U.S. Rep. Chris Collins engaged in insider trading, as federal prosecutors allege, his indictment last week exposes what a poor job Congress has done to guard against such transgressions. Collins, a New York Republican, is accused of...

 

It's time to free all speech again

Last week, some of the biggest social media corporations colluded to silence a voice they didn’t like. No matter how you feel about Alex Jones and his Infowars media brand, this wasn’t good for... Full story

 

Events calendar - Aug. 15

Today • Tiny Tots Storytime — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 • Curry County Fair — 5 p.m.-midnight carnival. Dollar ride night ($1 per ride, per person). Information: 575-935-7000 • Star Party — 8:30...

 

Pages past - Aug. 15

On this date ... 1953: A Clovis man was back in the United States after being held prisoner more than two years by communists in Korea. Lt. Col. Thomas D. Harrison was greeted by his family when he...

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 15

Today • Clovis Chamber Board — 11:30 a.m. at the chamber. Information: 575-769-7828 Thursday • ENM Water Utility Authority — 1 p.m. at Sitterly Professional Center, 801 Pile St., Clovis. Information: 575-935-4262 • Curry County DWI Task...

 

Jail logs - Aug. 15

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday: Clovis • Francine Estrada, 43, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to appear • Felix Acuna, 35, driving while license suspended or revoked ... Full story

 

Softball camps, prospect weekend planned at ENMU

PORTALES — New Eastern New Mexico University Softball coach Kira Zeiter will conduct a pair of camps later this fall, according to a school release. Zeiter and her staff will host a team camp on...

 

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