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Articles from the September 21, 2018 edition

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Hot car trial postponed until next year

PORTALES — It will be a while longer before Mary and Sandi Taylor face trial for the death and serious injury last summer of two young girls in their care, following a last-minute continuation Thursday in Roosevelt County Court. A jury pool of 75...

 

Event to promote non-violence with pinwheels

CLOVIS — A simple design will carry a powerful message during the Pinwheels for Peace event today at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Co-organizer Misty Bertrand said the international pinwheel pro... Full story

 

CCC art piece coming down after more than 30 years

CLOVIS — A fixture of the Clovis Community College commons area for more than three decades will be coming down this weekend due to safety concerns, according to college officials. A stained glass...

 

City approves variance for restaurateur

CLOVIS — In a decision met with a round of applause, the Clovis City Commission approved a variance allowing an Albuquerque restaurateur to test out Clovis for a new location. The commission voted unanimously Thursday night following a hearing on...

 

Second Street keeping police busy

CLOVIS — Officer, that's not my grenade. Gary Charley told police something to that effect this week when they located his recently stolen vehicle Tuesday morning off an alley near the 400 block of... Full story

 

Water board approves contract, loan

CLOVIS — Board members of the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority on Thursday unanimously approved both of the new business items on their agenda. They awarded to Oscar Renda Contracting a construction contract on an interim pipeline...

 

Following God's lead will erase self-doubt

Have you ever had self-doubt? Sometimes I question my decisions. It may be something small like cooking spaghetti for supper and thinking I should have gone the roast route. Or it might be which...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 21

Monday • Economic Incentive Board — 7:30 a.m., Assembly Room at Clovis City Hall, 321 N. Connelly. Information: 575-763-9654 • Roosevelt General Hospital board meeting — 5:30 p.m., Fred Anthony Conference Room, RGH, 42121 U.S. 70, Portales....

 

Mother-in-law was a blessing and will be missed

One of the sweetest and best ladies I’ve ever known, Vernell Cotten Nance, my mother-in-law, just passed away. Maybe this is a good time to reprise this column from August 2012: My mother-in-law...

 

Pages past - Sept. 21

On this date ... 1968: Robert Haseloff, Kyle Sheets and Craig Phillips had been selected Steers of the Week by The State Line Tribune newspaper. Haseloff was lineman of the week for his "outstanding...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 21

Today • Pinwheels for Peace — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., art display at Clovis-Carver Public Library. More than 400 pinwheels with messages of peace will be on display. Information: 575-763-3435 Saturday • Yard sale fundraiser — 8 a.m. to noon,...

 

Jail logs - Sept. 21

Booked The following were booked into local jails Wednesday-Thursday: Clovis • Michael Lujan, 23, assault with intent to commit a violent felony against a household member • Shynericc Lewis, 21, probation violation • Robin Russell, 28, failure...

 

Public record - Sept. 21

The following marriage licenses were recently filed at the Curry County Clerk’s Office: • Jordan Lee Boyce, 18, of Clovis, to Adriana M. Abarca, 20, of Portales • Matthew Joseph Cordova, 25, to Brenda Loya, 23, both of Clovis • Robert J. Mont...

 

ENMU's Rotich wins LSC weekly honor

RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico senior Mercy Rotich was named Thursday as the Lone Star Conference’s women’s cross country runner of the week, according to a release from the conference...

 

Clovis takes on second in Texas trio

CLOVIS — If the Clovis High football team is going to halt its losing streak at two and get back on the fun side of .500 tonight, defense — most specifically the defensive backfield — will...

 

Regional preview: Elida, Floyd set for clash

September is more than half over and though Melrose’s football team isn’t in panic mode yet, the Buffaloes would like to rebound tonight after suffering two straight losses following an opening-week victory. Two teams straddling the state line...

 

Portales sweeps past Ruidoso

PORTALES — It’s been tough sledding for Portales volleyball in 2018, as the team goes through a rebuild. However, the Rams got some relief on Thursday night, disposing off the winless Ruidoso Warr...

 

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