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Pages past — Sept. 6

Sept. 4 On this date ... 1976: Exhibitors at the upcoming Curry County Fair were busy preparing entries for the cultural arts division. That included entries for paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs. Don McAlavy and Oblong Jones were among... Full story

 

ENMU women blanked by Skyhawks

Staff report The Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season on Monday, falling 2-0 to Fort Lewis College during Eastern’s home opener. While the Greyhounds have shown signs of improvement over last... Full story

 

ENMU women blanked by Skyhawks

Staff report PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season on Monday, falling 2-0 to Fort Lewis College during Eastern’s home opener. While the Greyhounds have shown signs of improvement...

 

Woman killed in train collision

Staff report An Austin, Texas, woman was killed Monday morning in a collision with a train east of Fort Sumner in Roosevelt County. A news release from New Mexico State Police said the crash occurred about 7:30 a.m. on Roosevelt Road AV near U.S....

 

Woman killed in train collision

Staff report An Austin, Texas, woman was killed Monday morning in a collision with a train east of Fort Sumner in Roosevelt County. A news release from New Mexico State Police said the crash occurred about 7:30 a.m. on Roosevelt Road AV near U.S....

 

Woman involved in police chase dies

Staff report The woman involved in last week’s chase with Roosevelt County Sheriff’s deputies has died. Irisema Hernandez, 33, died Sunday at a hospital in Lubbock where she was airlifted after the incident. The man who drove the fleeing car,...

 

Woman involved in police chase dies

Staff report The woman involved in last week’s chase with Roosevelt County Sheriff’s deputies has died. Irisema Hernandez, 33, died Sunday at a hospital in Lubbock where she was airlifted after the incident. The man who drove the fleeing car,...

 

Clovis residents remember their first jobs

Staff Writer [email protected] Across America, millions of workers took advantage of the first Monday in September to celebrate Labor Day — which, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, is a creation of the labor movement and dedicated to th...

 

Meetings watch: Curry County Commission

The Curry County Commission is scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. today at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Agenda items include: • Proclamation for September 2016 as National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month • Proclamation... Full story

 

Local fishers gather for derby

Staff photos: Eamon Scarbrough Portales resident Matthew Salas casts his line. Staff Writer [email protected] Saturday evening saw fishermen of all types gathering at Oasis State Park to...

 

Local kids look to future

Staff Writer [email protected] It’s the age-old question our society asks children: What do you want to be when you grow up? Some children know exactly what career path they want. But for the majority, that dream job changes as often as the...

 

Seniors take look back at early employment

Staff writer [email protected] When she was 18, Patsy Rains worked as a waitress at Clyde’s Cafe on Main Street in Portales. Rains, a graduate of Floyd High School, later went on to gain her teaching degree and became a fifth-grade teacher...

 

Pages past — Sept. 6

On this date ... 1971: The Curry County Fair had an “international flair,” the Clovis News-Journal reported, thanks to Australia’s Wayne Lewis. Lewis, an exchange student from Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, was living with the J.A. McDaniel...

 

Officials talk about their first jobs

Editor’s note: As much of the region enjoyed a day without labor on Monday, we asked public officials about their first jobs. Staff Writer [email protected] One of the first things Roosevelt County Commissioner Shane Lee learned when he...

 

Local fishers gather for derby

Staff photos: Eamon Scarbrough Clovis resident Philip Burks, left, and his 6-year-old son Philip, observe their 5.8-pound catfish. Staff Writer [email protected] Saturday evening saw...

 

Officials talk about their first jobs

Staff writer [email protected] Curry County Commissioner Chet Spear started working when he was 10. “I worked in a barbershop sweeping floors and cleaning counters during the week and shining shoes on Saturday. I got free haircuts for the...

 

Business feature: Local store offers hands-off shopping

Staff photo: Brooke Finch Clovis’ Raintree Thriftway Assistant Manager Hannah Butler talks to a customer on the phone, verifying the items on the faxed grocery list as part of the store’s new...

 

August city permits

A look at city permits filed during August, according to city of Clovis records: • 4: New residential permits in August, bringing the 2016 total to 26. • 2,199: Average square footage of the new residences. • 5: New commercial permits. Only... Full story

 

Events calendar — Sept. 6

Today Books-n-Babies — 10:30 a.m. Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B., Portales. Information: 575-356-3940 Afterschool S.T.E.A.M. — 4:30 p.m. Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B., Portales. Information: 575-356-3940 Wednesday GriefShare-Gr...

 

Meetings calendar — Sept. 6

Today American Legion Post 117 Auxiliary — 5:30 p.m. American Legion Post 117, 2800 W. Grand Ave., Clovis. Information: 575-763-4030 Portales city meeting — 6:30 p.m. Memorial Building, 200 E. Seventh St., Portales. Information: 575-356-6662...

 

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