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Historical Pages - Sept. 1

75 years ago Sept. 1, 1944: Even the moon came out for the Rotary picnic. Click Here to Download...

 

Recording artists reuniting

CLOVIS — They’re getting the bands back together, at the place where the music all started — and for some of them, the place where it ended. Recording artists of all stripes are scheduled to descend upon Clovis this coming weekend, as Saturday...

 

Menagerie up for sale

PORTALES - One after another, a menagerie of farm animals took the stage Friday night to be paraded around the show pen, bid on and sold to members of the Portales community. Some were carted off to...

 

Xcel to begin construction on Sagamore Wind Project

PORTALES — A new source of energy will begin providing electricity to nearly 194,000 New Mexico homes next year with the construction of the 522-megawatt Sagamore Wind Project in Roosevelt County. Xcel Energy announced Wednesday it will soon begin...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 1

Tuesday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m., Commission Chambers, Curry County Administration Complex, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 • City of Clovis Civil Aviation Board — 5:30 p.m., Clovis Municipal Airport Terminal...

 

Private military contractor charged with soliciting child

CLOVIS — Local sheriff investigators on Tuesday arrested a private military contractor charged with soliciting a child. Robert Luis Vigil, 21, of Portales, was charged with third-degree felony child solicitation by electronic communication device,...

 

Kindness best remembrance for recent loss

Recently, Las Vegas, N.M., lost a prominent citizen. William Smith, better known to just about everyone as Skip, wasn’t a man of great power or influence in our community, but more people knew him than not. Even his actual name has been “new...

 

Letter to the editor - Sept. 1

Vote with your faith, conscience NBA legend Bob Cousy got the Medal of Freedom Award from President Trump. Now, Cousy offers an “assist” to Trump by saying he will vote for him in 2020 because he has racked up significant accomplishments. Trump...

 

Time for Joe Biden to get off stage

We got used to his serial gaffes long ago. “That’s just Joe,” his friends and supporters say about his latest gaffes today. I’m not one to make fun of him by calling him “Sleepy Joe” or any of his other nicknames, but now I’m starting...

 

Now is perfect time to demo carbon capture

This is the perfect time to demonstrate a technology for capturing carbon dioxide emissions from the San Juan coal plant and sending the greenhouse gas by pipeline to the Permian Basin to boost the recovery of oil and natural gas. Given that fossil...

 

Trump admin's new rule is pro-immigrant

No sooner had the Trump administration announced its intention to impose a new rule that will deny public benefits like food stamps and Medicaid to some legal immigrants, than 13 lawsuit trigger-happy states filed action against the Department of Hom...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices    September 1, 2019

Either play by the rules or change them

The New York Times, an organization devoted to gathering and publishing information, doesn’t want people to gather or publish information inconvenient to it. A group of Trump-supporting operatives has been finding and archiving old social media...

 

Police ID officer involved in April crash

CLOVIS — Crash reports released last week identified the Clovis police officer who "failed to yield" in an April 14 collision with a civilian vehicle during a motor vehicle pursuit. CPD Sgt. Travis Loomis and two civilians were seen at a hospital...

 

Our people: History in aerospace

Buck Wilson is best known in Portales as a dentist for a half-century. He spoke at Wednesday's Portales Rotary Club meeting on his time with the Brooks Air Force Base School of Aerospace Medicine, and...

 

I never was much for carnival rides

The fair has come and gone and I never even rode the Ferris wheel. Of course for me that isn’t all that strange. I never was much for carnival rides, even growing up. Others I ran with liked riding...

 

School menus - Sept. 1

Clovis elementary Monday: No school Tuesday: Breakfast, mini pancakes, fruit juice, fresh fruit, milk; Lunch, Chicken nuggets, scalloped potatoes, zucchini coins, ranch dressing, chilled mixed fruit, veggie bar, milk Wednesday Breakfast, grape...

 

Senior calendar - Sept. 1

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: Closed Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 8-ball pool, 8 a.m. quilting, 11 a.m. line dance, 1 p.m. pinochle, 6 p.m. trivia mania Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equip...

 

Curry to take action on housing policy

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission plans to take action on a new Restrictive Housing Policy for the Curry County Adult Detention Center during their regular meeting Tuesday morning. The purpose of the new policy is to provide guidelines to...

 

Blood test still pending in fatal crash

CLOVIS — Officials on Friday said they were still awaiting a lab result before identifying the driver of a city vehicle involved in the fatal collision July 29 with motorcyclists in Clovis. The wreck occurred just after 8:30 a.m. that day at the...

 

On the shelves - Sept. 1

The following books are available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Destinations of a Lifetime” by National Geographic has been donated in memory of Helen Drake. This photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations...

 

Portales to seek sale approval

PORTALES — The Portales City Council will seek an approval of sale of city property during their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday evening. The property in question will be the Benson Subdivision, Block 10, Lots 3 and 4 (bounded by Nogal and...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 1

Monday • Labor Day Tuesday • Filing day to be a write-in candidate for local elections to be held on Nov. 5 in counties across New Mexico — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., all New Mexico courthouses. Includes many school boards, soil and water conservation...

 

Clovis board makes school trip policy change

CLOVIS — The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education approved an out-of-state trip that conflicted with district policy, and soon after changed the policy that created that conflict. By a 4-0 vote Tuesday, the board altered its...

 

Public record - Sept. 1

The folllowing marriage licenses were recently filed at the Curry County Clerk’s office: • Lewis Fernando Chavez, 21, and Lesley Sujey Lopez Gomez, 18, both of Clovis • Luis Carlos Alvarez Terrazas, 29, and Sarah Maria Hernandez, 30, both of...

 

Pages past - Sept. 1

On this date ... 1944: “Is your child clumsy, awkward, timid?” Jimmie Allman’s Dance Studio, located at 410 Pile St. in Clovis, claimed in a newspaper ad it could fix those ailments, plus poor coordination, with dance lessons. “Give your...

 

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