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Articles from the September 18, 2018 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    September 18, 2018

The road back home

TUCUMCARI — Artists Doug and Sharon Quarles, known for dozens of murals they painted in Tucumcari since 2003, recently returned to town to stay after spending five years in southern Arizona. The... Full story

 

County offering emergency training course

CLOVIS — Wanted: 20 team players to train early next month for an “all-risk, all-hazard” course by the Clovis/Curry County Office of Emergency Management. The 20-hour course is open free of charge to volunteers 18 and over, “designed to help...

 

Curry to discuss water loan resolution

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission is scheduled to discuss a May 2016 resolution approving and ratifying Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority loans during today’s commission meeting. During the commission’s Sept. 14 special meeting,...

 

Roosevelt approves property tax rates

PORTALES — Roosevelt County commissioners on Monday unanimously approved the 2018 annual property tax rates, amounting to decreases in three districts and more-or-less the same in the rest, officials said. “The only things that really changed...

 

Motorcyclist hospitalized after Sunday crash

CLOVIS — A motorcyclist was hospitalized Sunday evening with a broken arm following a crash at the intersection of 21st Street and Sugar Beet Road, according to Curry County Sheriff Wesley Waller. Travis Wilson, 40, of Clovis remained Monday at...

 

Fire briefly closes roads

CLOVIS — A fire Sunday evening at an apparently unoccupied building on Prince Street closed the roads for close to an hour and drew 11 units between police and fire responders, officials said. There were no reported injuries in the blaze at the...

 

Logan considering two candidates

LOGAN — The village of Logan is considering two candidates for its vacant manager position, including one from Clovis. Acting Village Manager Larry Wallin said Monday during a phone interview the candidates are Connie Harrison, assistant finance...

 

Roads to be closed for work

Curry Road 4, from U.S. 70 to the railroad tracks, will be closed to through traffic on Wednesday. The Cheese plant road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for an overlay of chip seal, according to a Curry County news release. Information: Contact...

 

Business digest - Sept. 18

Xcel Energy promotes two With two promotions from within its ranks, Xcel Energy said in a news release Monday that it’s “positioning Texas and New Mexico operations for strong leadership for years to come.” Brad Baldridge, of Amarillo, will...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 18

Today • Town hall — Dangers of misusing prescription drugs, 7 p.m., Memorial Building, 200 E. Seventh, Portales. Information: 575-359-1048, ext. 2 Wednesday • Volunteer workshops — 3:30 p.m. at Zia Elementary and Lockwood Elementary, for...

 

Pages past - Sept. 18

On this date ... 1968: Sue Deaton of Clovis and Terry Lovett of Texico were among the cast scheduled to present "The Taming of the Shrew" at Wayland College. Lovett, a junior at Wayland, was set to...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 18

Today • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m., Commission Chambers, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 Thursday • Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority — 1 p.m., Sitterly Professional Center, 801 Pile St., Clovis....

 

Jail logs - Sept. 18

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday-Monday: Clovis • Nathaniel Jackson, 40, attempt to commit a felony (child abuse - no death or great bodily harm) • Lambert Campbell, 34, failure to comply with specific requirements ...

 

An opportunity lost for Hounds

PORTALES — Greyhounds football coach Kelley Lee said it best about Saturday night's 21-11 loss to No. 1 Texas A&M-Commerce at Greyhound Stadium. "Three first-half drives inside the red zone,... Full story

 

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