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Articles from the August 30, 2018 edition

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Thursday's paper delayed following traffic accident on U.S. 84

NOTE TO READERS: There will be a delay in delivery of Thursday's edition (Aug. 30) of The News. A very serious traffic accident on U.S. 84 between Santa Rosa and Fort Sumner halted traffic for at least four hours this morning. This delayed our... Full story

 
 By David Grieder    News    August 30, 2018

Pre-trial conference set for airmen

CLOVIS — After some back and forth among lawyers last month as to their joined cases possibly being severed, three airmen accused of raping a colleague early this year in Clovis are still due this afternoon for a pre-trial conference. Their trial...

 

Events calendar - Aug. 30

Today • Preschool Storytime — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 Friday • Blood drive — 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 800-333-8037 Saturday • Third Annual Sidewalk Sale ...

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 30

Tuesday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. in commission chambers at County Administration Building, 417 Gidding St. Information: 575-763-6016 • Civil Aviation Board — 5:30 p.m. at Clovis Airport. Information: 575-769-7828 Wednesday • CCC...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    August 30, 2018

District-wide preschool program debuts in Clovis

CLOVIS — Thanks to a new grant from the state of New Mexico, Clovis Municipal Schools is offering a district-wide preschool program at each elementary school site for the first time this year.... Full story

 

Program aims to build relationships

The new school year is underway. Teachers, staff, and students have returned with high expectations for a new year of learning, and we hit the ground running. The world we now live in is different...

 

Pages past - Aug. 30

On this date ... 1968: Firefighters spent five hours battling a blaze at Diamonds LTD, located at 316 Main St. in Clovis. A passerby called in the fire shortly before midnight. "The blaze caused such...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    August 30, 2018

Rescue books flight for cats, dogs

CLOVIS - While several major airlines nationwide are placing restrictions on what animals can fly on their planes, a non-profit animal rescue group based out of Jackson, Wyoming, is catering flights...

 

Two hospitalized after crash

CLOVIS — A mother-daughter pair were hospitalized with serious injuries Tuesday morning after a car hit their truck parked on the side of a road just northwest of Clovis, according to Curry County Sheriff Wesley Waller. Lacy Smith, 39, of Clovis...

 

Jail logs - Aug. 30

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday-Wednesday: Clovis • Charles Robinson, 27, probation violation • Naomi Zamora, 25, failure to pay fines • Roberta Arias, 44, failure to pay fines • Brian Weiss, 37, probation violation...

 

Hounds hope to reverse fortunes in 2018

PORTALES — When new Eastern New Mexico men’s soccer coach Jon Fridal was asked about the biggest difference between Division II soccer and junior college soccer, he felt it was almost an impossibl...

 

ENMU women aim to continue ascent

PORTALES — As far as soccer standings go in the Lone Star Conference, one point is a little nicer than zero. But three points is a lot nicer than one. Turning ties into wins might just be one of...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    August 30, 2018

New path for Wildcats

CLOVIS — Both Clovis cross country teams, boys and girls, see the program’s move to District 4-5A as an opportunity. Competing as they did in recent years against mostly 6A Albuquerque schools... Full story

 

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