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Articles from the August 24, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    August 24, 2017

Events center received earlier citation

CLOVIS — The alcohol citation issued during the Curry County Fair last week was the second served on the Curry County Events Center in less than three months, officials confirmed on Wednesday. Events Center General Manager Joelle Reed said...

 

Assisted living facility coming to Portales?

PORTALES — The Roosevelt General Hospital Board of Trustees voted at its Tuesday meeting to issue a request for proposal asking entities to draft designs for a potential senior living community to be located behind the hospital. The Roosevelt...

 

Home arts participants keep tradition alive

PORTALES — For many participants in the home arts portion of the Roosevelt County Fair, winning takes second place. The most important part of the competition, some said Wednesday, is to keep the...

 

Events calendar - Aug. 24

Today • Blood drive — 10 a.m.-2:15 p.m. at Clovis Community College. Information: 575-625-9743 • Pioneer’s Luncheon — 11:30 a.m. for pioneers 55 and older at Roosevelt County Fairgrounds. Please bring a dish. Donations are welcome....

 

Water meeting set for 1 p.m.

CLOVIS — The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority is due to discuss some details of filling its executive director position this afternoon at its regular meeting. It’s scheduled for 1 p.m. in County Commission chambers at 417 Gidding St....

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 24

Today • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information 575-769-7828 • ENM Water Utility Authority — 1 p.m. in commission room at Curry County administration offices. Information: 575-935-4262 Monday ...

 

Portales road to be closed Friday

PORTALES — A Portales road will be closed Friday for the purpose of installing a tap to the city’s water line, city officials said. South Abilene Avenue will be closed from Fourth Street to Fifth Street directly after the beginning of the school...

 

Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission will be asked to approve a 2019-2023 Infrastructure Capital Improvements Plan when it meets at 5:15 p.m. today at the Clovis-Carver Public Library North Annex. Other items on the agenda: • Proclamation of...

 

Meetings watch: Portales City Council

PORTALES — The Portales City Council at its Tuesday night meeting approved an application to the New Mexico Finance Authority for a $1 million loan to help build Portales’ fire substation. The loan will allow the NMFA to pay for the construction...

 

Go-to extension sec Sherri Best deserves a pat

Every organization — if it is lucky — has at least one go-to person, the individual who knows where the missing keys are likely to be found, who to call when crisis strikes, where the...

 

Here's an opportunity to help if you can

PORTALES — Manuel Olivas and his family of seven were at Wal-Mart when it happened, wondering if the thunder outside “was coming through the roof.” When they started home, the rain was as heavy...

 

Pages past - Aug. 24

On this date ... 1967: Officials said 7,604 students were enrolled for the first day of classes in the Clovis schools. An accompanying photo showed first-grade teacher Carol Nash welcoming two shy...

 

Jail logs - Aug. 24

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday Clovis • Dalton Autrey, 18, attempt to commit a felony (distribution of marijuana), driving while license suspended or revoked, failure to have operating tail lamps • Vincent Chavez, 39, f...

 

Portales recovers to top Goddard in four sets

PORTALES — The Portales Lady Rams recovered quickly after dropping the first set on Tuesday to win their season opener over Goddard, beating the Lady Rockets 21-25, 25-16, 27-25, 25-18 at the Ram Athletic Center. Senior Lindsey Blakey collected 13...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    August 24, 2017

CHS runners chasing trophy

CLOVIS — The Clovis High boys cross country team had hopes of earning a trophy (top-three finish) in last year's Class 6A state meet at Rio Rancho, but the Wildcats had a tough day and ended up eigh...

 

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