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Articles from the September 26, 2017 edition

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Farmer: This year's rain 'mixed bag'

Eastern New Mexico farmers seldom speak negatively about rain, but when they do, they're usually referring to its inconsistency. Storms produced rainfall totals of more than 2 1/2 inches in Clovis...

 

Noah's dog is home safely; let's move forward

It began with a simple story about a lost dog. When it was all said and done, it had turned into a good old-fashioned brouhaha on Facebook. Let's back up a step to bring those unfamiliar with the...

 

Business feature: Cost key in smartphone choice

CLOVIS — The smartphone market welcomed a few new products last week when Apple announced the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X will be the newest additions to its line of phones. With previous iterations iPhone 7 and 7 Plus still available, in...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 26

Today • Afterschool STEAM — 4:30 p.m. for grades K-6 at Portales Public Library. Activity: 3-2-1 rockets. Information: 575-356-3940 • Blood drive — 2:30 p.m.-6 p.m. at Curves parking lot, Clovis. Information: 575-625-9743 Wednesday ...

 

Allsup's to pay nearly $1 million in damages

Allsup’s will play close to $1 million in damages to 28 women as part of a pregnancy and disability discrimination lawsuit settled Monday in court, according to a press release from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC filed...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 26

Today • Clovis Municipal School Board — 5:30 p.m. at district board room, 1009 Main Street. Information: 575-769-4300 • Commission on Older Adults — 5:30 p.m. at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575 Wednesday • Public Works Committee ...

 

Clovis man sentenced to 20 years on drug charges

CLOVIS — A Clovis man was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison on drug trafficking charges. Terrance Jones, 34, pleaded guilty to two counts of trafficking controlled substances pertaining to...

 

Jail logs - Sept. 26

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday through Monday: Clovis • Rakeem Johnson, 24, aggravated battery against a household member, false imprisonment, criminal damage to the property of a household member • Freddy Coleman, 39,...

 

Board to discuss base, bonds

CLOVIS — Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education will hold its regular meeting at 5:30 tonight in the administration building at 1009 Main St. Superintendent Jody Balch will provide updates on Cannon Air Force Base and discuss the results of...

 

Cats' health, happiness needs deeper look

Few things communicate contentment quite like a rumbling, steady purr as the cat snuggles closer. It is signs such as these that we humans rely on to know the kitty is happy. While those rumbles may i...

 

Pages past - Sept. 26

On this date ... 1982: J.A. "Mac" McDaniel, honorary campaign chairman for the Curry County United Way, was set to give a short talk at the kickoff of the annual fundraising effort. McDaniel was a...

 

Greyhounds' football: Week 4 recap and report card

PORTALES — Neither wind, nor rain, nor Lone Star Conference foe Angelo State, could stop the Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds in Saturday night's football clash. Despite driving rains and crazy wind,...

 

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