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 By David Grieder    News    August 31, 2017

Report: Library shooter took guns from dad's safe

CLOVIS — Two guns connected to Monday’s deadly library shooting came from the home safe of Nathaniel Jouett’s father, according to court documents filed Wednesday in Clovis’ district court.... Full story

 

Violence threatened across city

CLOVIS — The Clovis Police Department on Wednesday night investigated more than 30 claims of a bomb or mass-shooting about to take place, but none have proved true by 9 p.m. State police officers said the calls began about “mid-afternoon” and... Full story

 

No right answer for what happened in Clovis library

When grief or anger or despair creeps in, I turn to baking. So it was that I arose at dawn on Tuesday and laid upon my kitchen counter four sticks of butter, three eggs, and a bag of chocolate chips....

 
 By David Grieder    News    August 31, 2017

Lost librarians honored at Toddler Time

CLOVIS — Even through tremendous grief the show must go on — especially for the young ones. On Wednesday morning, small children and their parents convened like usual for the weekly "Toddler...

 

Events calendar - Aug. 31

Thursday • Candlelight vigil — 7:30 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, to honor Monday’s shooting victims and their families Saturday • American Legion Auxiliary Breakfast — 7 a.m.-11 a.m. at Post 25, 2400 W. Seventh St....

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    August 31, 2017

Tucumcari man arrested in fatal shooting

TUCUMCARI — A Tucumcari man has been arrested and charged with murder following a homicide investigation Tuesday by New Mexico State Police in Tucumcari. Christopher Bamberg, 46, is charged with...

 

Dairy worker march postponed

CLOVIS — Organizers said the planned Somos Un Pueblo Labor Day march to support dairy workers has been postponed due to the recent tragedy on Monday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library....

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 31

Tuesday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. at commission chambers, 417 Gidding St. • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m. in the commission room at the courthouse • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Memorial...

 

Locals sending help for Harvey victims

Eastern New Mexico is preparing to send some neighborly love to Texas as it struggles through a disaster this week. Hurricane Harvey has destroyed property, displaced more than a million residents, and killed over 35 people so far. While the...

 

Floats being accepted for Homecoming parade

PORTALES — Entries are being accepted for floats in Eastern New Mexico University’s Oct. 7 Homecoming parade. The theme for this year’s parade is “under the sea,” said Alumni Affairs Director Annamaria Short, adding that awards will be...

 

Jail logs - Aug. 31

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday-Thursday: Clovis • Joe Robert Gabaldon, 46, breaking and entering • Lila Racheal Diaz, 27, probation violation • Nicole Traci Clark, 28, shoplifting ($250 or less) • Hunter Ty Mote,...

 

Pages past - Aug. 31

On this date ... 1962: Local motorists were warned to be cautious because of expected heavy traffic in Clovis for the upcoming Labor Day weekend thanks to the scheduling of two local roping events....

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    August 31, 2017

ENMU football team ready to open season

PORTALES — After the Eastern New Mexico University football team went through a short, light practice at Greyhound Stadium Wednesday afternoon, new head coach Kelley Lee discussed some details: buses leaving the next day for the training room or th...

 

Tuesday's volleyball roundup

CLOVIS — The Ruth Chavez era of Clovis High volleyball continued its strong start on Tuesday. CHS rallied from a tough first-game loss to beat Goddard 26-28, 25-21, 25-18, 25-22 at Rock Staubus Gym. The Lady Wildcats improved to 3-0 so far under...

 

Lone Star Conference will expand in 2019

RICHARDSON, Texas — The Lone Star Conference will expand to 19 member institutions as league officials announced Tuesday that eight schools have accepted invitations to join the LSC in the fall of 2019. The LSC Council of Presidents voted...

 

C.G.A.A. basketball registration starts Friday

Registration for C.G.A.A. girls and boys basketball, grades 3-6 will begin Friday and run through Monday Sept. 25. Registration will be held at Clovis Floral, 1520 Mitchell Street from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. On Mondays, Sept. 11 and 18, there will also be...

 

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