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Articles from the September 13, 2018 edition

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Regional football preview: Buffs look to survive injury bug

Last week proved to be a nice rebound week for some area teams. Elida and Farwell both avenged losses from the previous week, while Dora got a win on the field after winning its opener via forfeit....

 

Jail log - Sept. 13

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday: Clovis • Jeremy Ampey, 43, battery against a household member • Vergil Lopez, 44, criminal trespass • Ricardo Guerra, 34, driving under the influence, improper turning at intersection,...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 13

Friday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. at Commission Chambers, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 Monday • Roosevelt County Commission — 2 p.m at Commission Room, Roosevelt County Courthouse, 109 W. First St. Information:...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 13

Friday • Pin-Ups on Tour: Operation Portales — 7 p.m., VFW Post 9515, 316 S. Main, Portales. Admission: $20-$50. Veterans admitted free while tickets last. Age 18-up. Information: www.pinupsontour.com Friday-Saturday • Clovis Comic Con — 10...

 

County meetings set to consider new tax rates

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission will hold a special meeting on Friday to vote on imposing the 2018 property tax rates. Curry County Assessor Candace Morrison told The News on Wednesday that for the most part, the tax rates remained flat...

 

Pages Past - Sept. 13

Sept. 13 On this date ... 1958: A hijacker thought he could "make quite a haul" at the City Electric Co., 217 W. Grand, "but all he got was wet," the Clovis News-Journal reported. Police said a man... Full story

 

Kleyn-Kennedy: Music alive and well at Clovis

Maintaining exceptionally high standards of an already outstanding program — namely, the Clovis schools music program — is a perpetual challenge. Music in our schools has a long-time, well-establi...

 

Supreme Court nixes straight-ticket ballot option

Almost as suddenly as it came into the conversation, a proposal to bring straight-party voting back to the ballot in November was snuffed out Wednesday by New Mexico's Supreme Court. Plans to bring...

 

Curry history full of state queens

The first edition of the New Mexico State Fair was held Oct. 9-16 in 1938. Over the years since that time the event has become known as The Biggest Show in New Mexico. To quote Dan Mourning, executive director of Expo New Mexico, “It is iconic, it...

 

Clovis native claims wakesurfing title

OGDEN, Utah — Three years ago, Clovis native Makayla Drake started a new hobby — wakesurfing at Ute Lake. Now she’s a world champion. Makayla left Ogden, Utah, on Saturday with two trophies,... Full story

 

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