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Portales council to authorize loan for substation

PORTALES — Tonight’s Portales City Council meeting will see an ordinance authorizing a loan of $1 million from the New Mexico Finance Authority to fund the construction of a fire substation. City Manager Sammy Standefer said loans of this type...

 

Clovis' Chandler first of three to leave stream commission

Clovis’ Caleb Chandler was the first of three members to resign abruptly from the state’s Interstate Stream Commission last week, but he declined Monday to discuss his departure. With a brief email Oct. 10 to Gov. Susana Martinez, Chandler...

 

EPCOG to hold special meeting

CLOVIS — The Eastern Plains Council of Governments will hold a special meeting this morning to discuss the potential sale of three different properties EPCOG owns. EPCOG has received an offer from the J.L Gray Company and will discuss at the...

 

Events calendar - Oct. 17

Today • Afterschool STEAM — 4:30 p.m. for grades K-6 at Portales Public Library. Activity: Yarn pumpkins. Information: 575-356-3940 • Page Turners book club — 6 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Book: ‘The Orphan’s Tale....

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 17, 2017

Curry to consider harder stance on alcohol

CLOVIS — Curry County is taking a harder stance on alcohol service at the Events Center and Fairgrounds, based on the terms of a modified management agreement due for consideration at this...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 17

Today • Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee — Noon at City Hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 • Portales City Council — 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, Portales. Information: 575-356-6662 ext. 1012 • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m....

 

Roosevelt officials to hear reports, procurement items

PORTALES — Today's 9 a.m. Roosevelt County Commission Meeting will be focused on housekeeping, with several reports and procurement items being heard. Among the items is a request to create new...

 

Take some time to learn about scaly friends

Scaly, leathery or smooth and slimy, reptiles are one of those critters whose mere presence can strike terror in some folks and send them into uncontrollable panic. In some cases, fear of reptiles is...

 

Pages past - Oct. 17

On this date ... 1972: The 25th annual Clovis cattle festival opened at the Ranchers and Farmers Livestock Association for a two-day run. Included on the agenda were a cattle show with a slew of...

 

Jail logs - Oct. 17

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday through Sunday: Clovis • Ronald Archie, 67, failure to appear at time and place stated in citation • Dennis Johnson, 39, failure to appear at time and place stated in citation • Roberta J...

 

ENMU rodeo teams compete at Phillips College

BORGER, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University rodeo team produced a quality showing at the rodeo hosted by Frank Phillips College in Borger, Texas, this past weekend. The women's team finished eighth with 55 points while the men's team had 10...

 

ENMU football team ranked No. 24 in AFCA poll

The Eastern New Mexico University football team has seen some reward for its solid all-around effort Saturday against Tarleton State. Two days after their 24-15 road win over Tarleton, fueled by forcing three Texan turnovers, the Greyhounds returned...

 

Women's soccer: Eastern women nip UT-Permian Basin

PORTALES — As the final stretch comes for Lone Star Conference women's soccer, every opportunity matters. Even the ones you've got to shrug your shoulders about receiving. A late-game scuffle...

 

Yankees clobber Astros, trail ALCS 2-1

NEW YORK — Todd Frazier and Aaron Judge each hit three-run homers, and C.C. Sabathia tossed six shutout innings, as the New York Yankees crushed the Houston Astros 8-1 in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series Monday night at Yankee...

 

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