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Articles from the August 25, 2017 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    August 25, 2017

Ute tops funding priorities

CLOVIS — If it weren't apparent before, it's official once again: the Ute pipeline project is Clovis' number one funding priority for the coming years. That's the idea conveyed in the city's...

 

Lots to talk about at Pioneer Luncheon

PORTALES — Whether reminiscing about romance, personal triumph, or friendships, attendees at the Roosevelt County Fair's Pioneer Luncheon had much to talk about. Longtime residents and former locals...

 

Water authority mulls how to fill vacancy

CLOVIS — In filling the forthcoming vacancy in its executive director position, the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority will likely cast a wide net, as discussed in its regular meeting Thursday afternoon. Outgoing Executive Director Justin...

 
 By Audra Brown    Voices    August 25, 2017

Never say no to rain in desert

The weather is never far from your mind when you make your living off the land. You wish it were your friend, but nobody keeps a friend as volatile and unreliable as that. Or at least you don’t keep...

 

Events calendar - Aug. 25

Today • High Plains 42 domino championship tournament — 7 p.m. at Texico Senior Center, 211 N. Griffin. 6 p.m. registration, $30 per team. Information: 575-714-3947 Saturday • State 42 domino championship tournament — 8:30 a.m. at Texico...

 

Jesus angled for unity, not division

“Teacher,” John the Apostle said to Jesus, “we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we told him to stop, because he was not one of us.” (see Mark 9:38). The disciples were royally...

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 25

Monday • Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 This calendar is a daily listing of area public meetings. To place an item on the calendar, call the newsroom at 575-763-6991 or...

 
 By Judy Brandon    Voices    August 25, 2017

Musing on significance of Christ's cross

What is the significance of the cross of Jesus Christ? Why is there so much emphasis on the cross of Christ?” Even the secular world recognizes the figure of a cross, even though to many the cross...

 

Pages past - Aug. 25

On this date ... 1982: Clovis News-Journal Editor Bill Southard wrote that he'd been gifted a copy of "a fascinating little book" called "The Golden Years: 1928-1960," a memoir written by longtime...

 

Jail logs - Aug. 25

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday through Thursday Clovis • Megan Devenport, 21, shoplifting (over $100) • Miguel Munoz, 23, shoplifting (over $100) • Nicole Ramirez, 36, burglary of a vehicle, larceny, breaking and...

 

H.S. VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Clovis sweeps again

CLOVIS — Clovis High's volleyball team is 2-for-2. In wins, that is. The Wildcats posted their second straight sweep, taking care of Hobbs 25-10, 25-14, 25-10 Thursday night at Rock Staubus Gymnasiu...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    August 25, 2017

H.S. FOOTBALL: Clovis set to kick off against Hobbs

CLOVIS — The storyline for tonight's Clovis High football season opener should not be titled 'Calvin and Hobbs'. Yes, Cal Fullerton is making his head coaching debut for the Wildcats when they play...

 

H.S. FOOTBALL REGIONAL PREVIEW

DORA — If the Dora Coyotes intend to be among the eight-man elite, they’re bound for a pretty good test Friday night. The season kicks off for the Coyotes with a 7 p.m. home game against Mesilla Valley. The teams also opened last season against...

 
 By Dave Wagner    Sports    August 25, 2017

H.S. FOOTBALL: State champ Portales faces former coach

PORTALES — Pat Crowley has been an assistant football coach for a long time, first at Portales High and most recently at Texico. Crowley steps into his first game as a high school head football coac...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Sports    August 25, 2017

Boxing tourney slated for Saturday

CLOVIS — Veteran local boxing coach Tony Romero typically promotes local fight slates by noting that, "Any boy can ... box/be helped/be a champion." Add a few girls to the slogan, and everything is...

 

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