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Community commemorates 9/11 attacks

PORTALES - Seventeen years later, we still remember. That was the message during the annual Sept. 11 ceremony held outside James Polk Stone Community Bank on Tuesday morning as dozens came out to... Full story

 

'Big and vicious' hurricane closes in on Carolinas

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Motorists streamed inland on highways converted to one-way evacuation routes Tuesday as about 1.7 million people in three states were warned to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a hair-raising storm taking dead aim at...

 

Portales school board approves all items

PORTALES — The Portales Municipal School board had a “regular, easy board meeting” of about an hour Monday night, according to Superintendent Johnnie Cain. “Everything was approved and adopted,” he said of the agenda that included donations...

 

City manager details concept for new rec center

PORTALES — City Manager Sammy Standefer shared details about a conceptual design for a new city recreation facility during Tuesday's Portales City Council meeting. Located next to the existing city pool on Seventh Street, the plans call for a full...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 12

Today • Preschool Storytime — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Information: 575-356-3940 Friday-Saturday • Clovis Comic Con — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Clovis Civic Center. Tickets $10-$59. Information: Text 850-612-2849 Sunday • Fiesta de...

 

Women veterans outreach event to be held

CLOVIS — New Mexico Department of Veterans Services is hosting a women’s veterans outreach event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday here. The office is located at 904 W. Sixth St. “DVS Women Veterans Program Manager Amanda Somerville will be...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 12

Today • Planning and Zoning Commission — 3 p.m. at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Thursday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. at Commission Chambers, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 Monday • Roosevelt...

 

Roosevelt supports counties' legislative priorities

PORTALES — The Roosevelt County Commission approved a resolution supporting the New Mexico Counties 2019 legislative priorities during Tuesday’s meeting. Several of the priorities are related to detention facilities, with funding for jails and...

 

Pages past - Sept. 12

On this date ... 1968: TG&Y was preparing for its "Thrifty Days" sale at both locations in Clovis. The deals included: • Boys irregular sweatshirts: 88 cents • Welsh car seats: $4.88 ...

 

Jail logs - Sept. 12

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday-Tuesday: Clovis • Tyrel Langdon, 33, criminal trespass • John Barela, 26, probation violation • Michael Horton, 63, battery upon a health care worker • Ramon Ornelas, 39, failure to app...

 

Clovis girls rout Artesia

CLOVIS — Clovis’ girls soccer team stayed undefeated, taking a shutout into the closing minutes before going on to a 7-1 win over Artesia at Yucca Middle School. Danielle Griego, Nevaeh Coronado and Madison Lynch also scored twice for Clovis,...

 

'Cats move to 9-0

CLOVIS - For the Portales and Clovis boys soccer teams, there was something positive to take from Tuesday night's game at Leon Williams Stadium. For Clovis, it was the ultimate positive, the most...

 

Artesia sweeps Clovis volleyball

CLOVIS — Tuesday night saw Clovis drop another volleyball match to Artesia via sweep, but the Wildcats were much more competitive than in the season opener. The Bulldogs left Rock Staubus Gymnasium with a 25-20, 25-20, 25-19 victory. It was a...

 

Falcons deal Greyhounds first LSC loss

ODESSA, Texas — Eastern New Mexico suffered its first Lone Star Conference volleyball loss of the season on Tuesday. UT-Permian Basin took down the Greyhounds in four sets, 25-15, 16-25, 25-23, 25-16. The Falcons (6-4, 1-1) went on a 17-8 run to en...

 

Lady Rams cruise again

PORTALES - Rams girls soccer coach Ruben Tellez was able to put an exclamation point on his 46th birthday celebration on Tuesday, after his squad beat Ruidoso, 4-0. Portales scored late in the first...

 

Opinion: High court's power unconstitutional

Every time there’s an open spot on the Supreme Court, a political free-for-all erupts to fill it. Those who believe they have a claim on your life, liberty, and property take the nomination of a Sup... Full story

 

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