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Plenty to keep locals busy this weekend

A frequent complaint of eastern New Mexico residents is that there’s nothing to do on the High Plains. That won’t be the case this weekend as there are events taking place in Clovis, Melrose and Portales. Those venturing into Hillcrest Park... Full story

 

ENMU board evaluates president, approves bond resolution

PORTALES - The Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents took no action following a 90-minute executive session at the end of Friday's meeting. According to the agenda, the executive session was...

 

Pages past - Sept. 8

On this date ... 1983: The Curry County Fair was seeking contestants - "young & old" - for its Old Fiddlers Contest. There was no entry fee, but cash prizes and trophies would be presented...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 8

Today • Fourth Annual Skeet Shoot — 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Idsinga Dairy, 43351 US 70, Portales. Benefits RGH Foundation. Information: 575-226-6669 • Trade Days — 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Melrose Senior Center. Information: 575-253-4261 • Desert Cruzers...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 8

Tuesday • Water Policy Advisory Committee — 8:30 a.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. special meeting at the Memorial Building, 200 E. Seventh St. Information: 575-356-6662 Wednesday ...

 

Jail logs - Sept. 8

Booked The following were booked into local jails Thursday: Clovis • Isaiah Torres, 23, resisting, evading or obstructing an officer, driving while license suspended or revoked, criminal trespass (unposted), speeding (over 11-15), probation violati...

 

Rams handle Dons to move to 2-1

LAS VEGAS, N.M. — Sophomore Baylor Diaz ran wild in a 36-0 Rams shutout of West Las Vegas Friday night. Diaz had a pair of long first-quarter rushing touchdowns to set the tone for a Portales...

 

Prep cross country: Portales boys finish ninth at Lovington

LOVINGTON — Portales’ cross country team competed Thursday at the Lovington Invitational, and made strides even as the boy’s varsity finished ninth out of nine teams. Santa Teresa cruised to...

 

Prep soccer: Rams fall 5-0 to Carlsbad

ROSWELL — Down three starters, and having to suit up several junior varsity players, Portales soccer was in for a long day on Friday. The Rams dropped a tough one to Carlsbad, 5-0, to open up the...

 

Home opener no easy task for Hounds

PORTALES — “Do your job.” That famous Bill Belichick quote is something that Eastern New Mexico football is living by this week, as the Greyhounds try to bounce back from last week. The Hounds... Full story

 

ENMU roundup: Volleyball team wins LSC opener

WICHITA FALLS, Texas — While the season might not be off to the kind of start Eastern New Mexico’s volleyball team may have wanted, the start in the Lone Star Conference is just fine so far. The...

 

Cats clumsy in defeat

CLOVIS — Friday night’s Rio Rancho-Clovis football game at Clovis High School had mistakes aplenty. But it was the Rams taking advantage of Wildcat mistakes at critical times. The result was a...

 

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