Articles from the August 31, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    August 31, 2018

Attorneys expect delay in airmen trial

CLOVIS — It’s been more than seven months since three young men stationed at Cannon Air Force Base were arrested and charged with raping a colleague at a house party in Clovis. Their lawyers said Thursday in court that preparation for their...

 

Clovis man sentenced to five years

CLOVIS — A Clovis man convicted last week of receiving a stolen motorcycle was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison followed by six months probation. Phillip Little, 48, told Judge Matthew Chandler during the sentencing hearing that he’d...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    August 31, 2018

State official: Curry Commissioner Baca off ballot

CLOVIS— Angelina Baca, the District 1 Curry County commissioner and the winner of the July primary in her re-election bid, will not appear on the ballot for the general election on Nov. 6, a spokesm... Full story

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    August 31, 2018

Secretary of State announces plans for straight-party voting

ALBUQUERQUE— New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver on Wednesday announced her plans to bring back straight-party voting for the Nov. 6 general election. Reaction has largely been consistent across party lines. Rube Render, a Clovis c... Full story

 

Pages past - Aug. 31

On this date ... 1968: Enrollment at Clovis Municipal Schools was at 8,552, said Assistant Superintendent Davenport Beasley. The number was 327 more than reported on the first day of school, three...

 

Events calendar - Aug. 31

Today • Blood drive — 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 800-333-8037 Saturday • Third Annual Sidewalk Sale — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on fourth through sixth blocks of Clovis Main Street. Information: 575-693-7493 • 10th...

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 31

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 Judy Brandon    Voices    August 31, 2018

Country church reminder of parents' faith

Not long ago, we had the opportunity to make a trip to western Missouri. My goal was to locate a church where Daddy was pastor when I was a child. I didn't even know if it still existed, but thanks...

 

The spokes of a wheel are nearest at the axle

My favorite columnist, Charles Krauthammer, passed away in June. When I (very often) miss his wit, wisdom, common sense, and uncommon command of the English language, I pull out his book, “Things...

 

Public record - Aug. 31

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records through Thursday at the Curry County clerk’s office: • Dramaine Anthony Romero, 33, to Jessica Juanita Perales, 29, both of Clovis • Brandon Scott Chavez, 39, to Sara Jean...

 

Jail logs - Aug. 31

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday: Clovis • Joseph Sandoval, 49, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Devyne Cook, 23, failure to appear on a felony charge • Wade Alley, 33, failure to appear on a misdemeanor...

 

Clovis volleyball team loses season opener

ARTESIA — Clovis’ volleyball team, like any team would, came with optimism into Thursday night’s season opener at Artesia. It’s only one game, but it was not the outcome Clovis had hoped for. The Lady Wildcats were swept 3-0 — 25-14,...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    August 31, 2018

Clovis playing corner route

CLOVIS — It wasn’t an ordinary Thursday for the Clovis High football team. Then again, this is no ordinary weekend for the Wildcats. Thursday, instead of spending the late afternoon hours... Full story

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    August 31, 2018

Run, Rams, run

PORTALES — It’s a new era for Ram athletics, as Portales has not only experienced a number of new coaching hires this year, but will also trot out a new athletics program — cross country. It will be the first time in several years that the Rams...

 

Regional football preview, Aug. 31

Texico (1-0) at Dexter (1-0), 7 p.m. today Last week: Both teams won their openers on the road last Friday. The Demons topped Santa Rosa 21-14. Texico took a 30-20 win at Eunice. Texico coach Pat Crowley said the Wolverines gave great energy and...

 
 By Eric Murray    Sports    August 31, 2018

Rams seek revenge against Horsemen

PORTALES — Football is a game of inches, and last year’s St. Mike’s-Portales football game is no exception. The Rams rallied to score a late touchdown, cutting their road deficit down to 21-20....

 

ENMU men take soccer opener

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico and Southern Nazarene both knew they’d be entering this season in somewhat of a rebuilding mode. The Greyhounds showed Thursday they’re a lot further in the...

 

Miners best Greyhounds 31-14 in football opener

ROLLA, Mo.— In the 2017 season, Eastern New Mexico University led Division II in rushing and time of possession with a ball-control game that was rarely bested. But this is the 2018 season, and Missouri S&T topped the Greyhounds in both categories...

 

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