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Articles from the September 12, 2016 edition

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Police blotter — Sept. 13

Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Friday • 6:52 a.m.: Fail to yield left turn, • 8:00 a.m.: Improper backing / limitation on backing, 1100 block of Maple...

 

CCS soccer team falls to 1-2

Staff report PORTALES — Coming off their first victory on Saturday, the first-year Clovis Christian soccer program dropped to 1-2 on Monday with an 8-2 loss to the Portales junior varsity. The Eagles, a mix of boys and girls players, traveled to... Full story

 

Recreation department gets children involved

Staff photo: Kurt Munz-Raper Jillian Garcia, 10, left, and Gloria Terrazas, 9, get ready to make paper apples Monday afternoon at the Portales Recreation Center. Arts and crafts are among the various...

 

Police blotter — Sept. 13

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Friday • 1:12 p.m.: Verbal domestic, 700 block West 17th Street • 1:27 p.m.: Theft report, 200 block New Mexico 267 • 1:32 p.m.: Ambulance...

 

Portales churches honor local first responders

STAFF WRITER [email protected] Portales community members showed thanks for their local first responders Sunday as a means of honoring the lives lost in a tragic terrorist attack on the U.S.... Full story

 

Officials: More than 5,000 attended football game

STAFF WRITER [email protected] The first Eastern New Mexico University football game in the new Greyhound stadium was a resounding success with more than 5,000 people in attendance, according to university officials. ENMU Vice President of Bu...

 

Settlement reached in county lawsuit

Managing editor [email protected] A former Roosevelt County inmate who suffered injuries during a jail escape has reached a settlement agreement in a lawsuit. County officials and attorneys confirmed a settlement had been reached, but they decli... Full story

 

Opinion: A look back at the class of '66

Guest columnist When the Statler Brothers sang about the “Class of ‘57,” it was a time of reflection on dreams and the season of one’s life. The same was true this past weekend as more than 100 folks gathered in Clovis from 13 states to...

 

Organizers pleased with music festival turnout

Staff photo: Kevin Wilson Clint Black performs “Shoes You’re Wearing” during the Clovis Music Festival on Saturday night. Staff Writer [email protected] Nearly 2,000 people watched... Full story

 

Pages past — Sept. 13

On this date ... 1966: Southwestern Public Service officials were responding to Clovis residents’ complaints that water-rate increases were too high. “The Public Service Commission of New Mexico held the hearing in Clovis so the people could be...

 

Pages past — Sept. 13

On this date ... 1966: Southwestern Public Service officials were responding to Clovis residents’ complaints that water-rate increases were too high. “The Public Service Commission of New Mexico held the hearing in Clovis so the people could be...

 

Events center staff hoping for Hispanic-themed entertainment

Staff report Staff at the Curry County Events Center is hopeful the Curry County Commission will invest in Hispanic-themed entertainment next month. Events Center Manager Joelle Reed has a request for $26,000 for an Oct. 8 concert with either Michael...

 

Events calendar — Sept. 13

Today Afterschool S.T.E.A.M — 4:30 p.m. Portales Public Library, 218 S Avenue B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940 Wednesday Preschool Storytime — 10:30 a.m. Portales Public Library, 218 S. Avenue B., Portales. Information: 575-356-3940... Full story

 

Meetings calendar — Sept. 13

Today Floyd city meeting — 7 p.m. City Hall, 1569 NMHWY 267, Floyd. Information: 575-478-2585 Texico city meeting — 6:30 p.m. City Hall, 219 Griffin St., Clovis. Information: 575-482-3314 Curry County and Area Republican Women meeting — 11:30...

 

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