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Articles from the October 10, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    October 10, 2018

Clovis police officer shoots suspect fleeing from stolen vehicle

CLOVIS — Clayton Chavez doesn't know everything that happened early Monday in Clovis, but he doesn't think his son deserved to die over a car. "I just always told myself, 'He's doing wild stuff and... Full story

 

Events calendar - Oct. 10

Today • Tiny Tots program — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840 • Preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m., field trip to fire station, Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B. Information:...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 10

Today • Eastern Plains Council of Governments board — 10 a.m., 418 N. Main, Clovis. Information: 575-762-7714 • Planning and Zoning Commission — 3 p.m., City Hall, 321 N. Connelly, Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 Friday • Eastern New...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 10, 2018

Library shooting victims relieved with plea

CLOVIS — A relief: That's the returning word for many of those directly impacted by last year's library shooting. The collective response followed news last week that the teenage shooter would...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 10, 2018

Rancher under investigation for fraud, embezzlement

ELIDA — The state’s Attorney General’s office is investigating a Roosevelt County cattle rancher for fraud, embezzlement and money laundering in connection with his past role leading the Miss New Mexico Scholarship Organization, according to...

 

God's manual written to point us to our Savior

I’m considering buying a new weed-eater. It’s an extravagant thought. The old one, older than five of my grandkids, is still working fine but taking longer on first start. My patience is wearing t...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 10, 2018

Faith feature: About 400 coats passed out to children in need

CLOVIS — Faith Christian Family Church once again offered the community a chance to warm up - body and spirit - with its 26th annual Coats for Kids event at the church last weekend. Coordinator...

 

Opinion: Officials don't put personal views above city interest

It’s difficult to know how much the New Mexico Racing Commission will weigh public comments in deciding where it will place the state’s sixth racino. If public comments are an essential part of its deliberations, you can bet the family farm... Full story

 

Government should be a servant

When most people use the word “government” they are talking about the collective more accurately called “the state.” Not in the sense of the 50 familiar shapes making up maps of the United...

 

Political 'culture war' never stronger

The way I figure it, the Republicans are getting the Supreme Court judge they want but they’re going to pay for it by losing big in the mid-term elections. If Democrats don’t at least take the U.S. House this time around, I’ll be both stunned a...

 

Congrats to all of ENMU's honorees

The best part of Eastern New Mexico University’s homecoming is the annual recognition of people who have made significant contributions to the school, their communities, or their professions....

 

Pages past - Oct. 10

On this date ... 1933: A former assistant attorney general and district judge from Clovis was appointed to the U. S. Senate as a Democrat. Carl Hatch, a Kansas native who moved to New Mexico to...

 

Remember Skip Sirnic as more than a murder victim

Skip Mohr made the front page of the Friona Star newspaper on May 14, 1970. The high school senior was featured in a photo, next to his proud mother and stepfather and younger brother. The sign...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    October 10, 2018

Regional football preview: Playoff spots in local sights

There are crucial high school football games everywhere, as October grinds into its second week. Playoff spots, playoff positioning, it’s all starting to come into focus. Here’s a look at the... Full story

 

ENMU women pull 1-0 overtime win at Permian Basin

ODESSA, Texas — What a difference a goal makes. Sophomore defender Keyara Zuniga tracked down a loose ball off a teammate’s shoulder and buried it with just two minutes to play in the second...

 

ENMU's Gudgell fifth at Vernon Rodeo

VERNON, Texas — Senior Wesley Gudgell led the way as the Eastern New Mexico rodeo team showed its best outing of the season last weekend at the Vernon College Rodeo. The Logan native placed fifth...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    October 10, 2018

Business feature: Company hopes to convert ethanol plant to methane

TUCUMCARI — If all goes according to plan, a long-closed ethanol plant in Tucumcari may be converted into a methane plant and become fully operational by mid-2020. Tucumcari Bio-Energy Co. is hunting for investors and may begin converting the plant...

 

Hounds seek return to winning path

PORTALES — By the time Saturday is wrapped up, Eastern New Mexico hopes to be celebrating not a chili bowl, but a Chile Bowl. That’s the tag being attached for the first time to the cross-state...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    October 10, 2018

Water board receives updates on usage, projects

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis’ Water Policy Advisory Board met Tuesday morning for the first time in three months. Barring unforeseen circumstances, that statement will also be true the next time it meets. The board’s first meeting since July was...

 

ENMU's board of regents to hear remodel update

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents will hear an update on a remodel at the president’s residence during Friday’s meeting. ENMU-Portales President and Chancellor of the three-college system Jeff Elwell said asbestos...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 10, 2018

About 175 turn out for Hartley House walk

CLOVIS - Speak up, pay attention and be there: that's some of the main advice from participants in Hartley House's third-annual walk Saturday in Clovis for domestic violence awareness. "Take Back The...

 
 By Peter Stein    Sports    October 10, 2018

Rams eye challenge in Dexter

A coach’s job is sometimes having to see the glass half empty, having to look at what imperfections need to be tweaked, even after a near-perfect performance. But following his team’s 47-0...

 

Cats hope to continue district momentum

CLOVIS — Though he left the Clovis system several years ago, Mike Hankins has an enduring presence in Wildcat sports. The coach had a simple rule: You get 24 hours to either celebrate a triumph or...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 10, 2018

Resident taking 500-mile ride across Thailand

PORTALES — While the majority of eastern New Mexico will be gearing up for Halloween, one Portales resident will be changing gears on his bicycle during a nearly 500 mile ride across Thailand....

 

Schools making best decisions for kids, families

Recognition of the importance of early childhood education has grown rapidly over recent years. While the term “early childhood” can cover child development and education up to the age of 8...

 

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