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The thrill and the truth of Aretha Franklin

NEW YORK - The clarity and the command. The daring and the discipline. The thrill of her voice and the truth of her emotions. Like the best actors and poets, nothing came between how Aretha Franklin f... Full story

 

Man gets two years for assaulting grandmother

CLOVIS — A Clovis man was sentenced this week to two years in prison for assaulting his grandmother last spring, according to a news release from the 9th Judicial District attorney. A Curry County jury convicted Narcizo Soto, 20, of fourth-degree...

 

Clovis High seniors want to start new tradition

CLOVIS — Before their mortarboards soar into the air at graduation, the Clovis High School senior class will send some balloons into the sky. Marissa Cabrera, the student body president, said seniors plan to meet at 5:45 a.m. Saturday at Leon... Full story

 
 By David Grieder    News    August 17, 2018

Water authority approves finance committee adoption

CLOVIS — As the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority narrows in on awarding a construction bid for its next phase of development, its board on Thursday approved the adoption of a finance committee to bring more eyes to its regular...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    August 17, 2018

Compensation increases unanimously approved

CLOVIS — Three separate compensation increases for Clovis city employees totaling about $415,000 were unanimously approved at Thursday’s Clovis City Commission meeting. The bulk of the cost comes from a 2.5 percent salary increase for all city...

 

Curry County Fair schedule

Curry County Fair Schedule of events Today-Saturday (Subject to change without notice) Today Junior Livestock Sale Day • 9:30 a.m. — Junior Livestock Sale Meeting, Presentation of 4-H Home Economics and General Projects Sweepstakes Award...

 

Roosevelt County Fair schedule

Roosevelt County Fair Schedule of events Tuesday-Aug. 26 (Subject to change without notice) Tuesday • 6 a.m.-10 a.m. Roosevelt County 4-H Pork Chop Breakfast, Jake Lopez Building, $10 a plate; Porkchop, biscuits, gravy, and eggs. To go plates...

 
 By Judy Brandon    Voices    August 17, 2018

Christians have position, possessions to rival royals

Last week I was reading about Great Britain’s royal family. Through the years I have followed royal weddings, royal babies, royal funerals and all the pomp that comes with those events. It is...

 

Whatever God's name, his emphasis is on love

A good commercial can be a lot of fun. I’m thinking about the TV sort. You know — cave men, lizards with British accents. That sort of thing. But I am full to overflowing (yea, verily, to nausea)...

 

Pages past - Aug. 17

On this date ... 1968: The Bovina Bull Town Days celebration ended amid the strains of Tommy Haney and the Rainbow Ramblers Western Band at a dance in the American Legion Hall. Earlier in the...

 

Events calendar - Aug. 17

Today • Curry County Fair — 5 p.m.-midnight carnival. $30 wristband. Information: 575-935-7000 • Monster Truck Thunder — 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at Curry County Fairgrounds. Tickets: Kids $11, adults $18. Information: 575-935-7000 Saturday • Old...

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 17

Tuesday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. at in commission chambers at County Administration Building, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 • Friends of the Library — 11:30 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information:...

 

Jail logs - Aug. 17

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday: Clovis • Kevin Crook, 58, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, concealing identity, lamps and other equipment • Michael Shelton, 40, forgery, fraud,...

 

Public record - Aug. 17

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records through Thursday at the Curry County clerk’s office: • Jonathan Justin De La Garza, 33, to Savannah Louise Ziegler, 22, both of Clovis • John Carroll Stone, 22, of Clovis, to...

 

Clovis to sell reserved football seats to public Monday

CLOVIS — Clovis High School's athletic office will begin selling open reserved seats to the public for the 2018 Wildcat football season beginning Monday. The reserved seat tickets are $50 each, or...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    August 17, 2018

Texico pair extend baseball careers to college

TEXICO — As high school coaches watch their players step up to the next level, it’s bittersweet. For Texico baseball coach Ty Thatcher, it was mostly the “sweet” part on Thursday afternoon. Thatcher hosted a brief ceremony in the Texico High... Full story

 

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