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ENMU ROUNDUP: Hounds place second, fourth in LSC meet

Staff report COMMERCE, Texas — Junior Mercy Rotich and sophomore Melina Gryschka finished second and third, respectively, to lead Eastern New Mexico University’s women to a second-place team finish in Saturday’s Lone Star Conference cross...

 

ENMU ROUNDUP: Hounds place second, fourth in LSC meet

Staff report COMMERCE, Texas — Junior Mercy Rotich and sophomore Melina Gryschka finished second and third, respectively, to lead Eastern New Mexico University’s women to a second-place team finish in Saturday’s Lone Star Conference cross...

 

Saturday area prep volleyball summary — Oct. 22

District 5-3A Texico 3, Clayton 0 Texico 25 25 25 Clayton 9 6 8 Individual statistics Kills — Jasmine Gannon 16, Mel Davalos 6. Blocks — Davalos 3, Cynthia Reynoso 1. Digs — Gannon 3, Kaylee Miller 3. Aces — Riley Thompson 7, Micah Pinnell...

 

Pages Past — Oct. 23

On this date ... link1951: Southwestern Public Service Co. officials warned Clovis residents that water was “not readily available ... nor is it inexpensive.” District Manager C.O. Greene said...

 

County commission chairman honored by NMAC

STAFF REPORT Curry County Commission Chairman Wendell Bostwick has received the New Mexico Association of Counties Glass Flame Award. The award was presented Oct. 13. NMAC officials said the honor is in recognition of Bostwick’s contributions to...

 

Gattis offering Rachel's Challenge presentation

STAFF REPORT Clovis Municipal Schools is teaming up with Rachel’s Challenge for a program Thursday evening at Gattis Middle School. A staff member from the organization, named after Columbine High shooting victim Rachel Scott, is set to speak at 6...

 

Pair of suicide recognition trainings offered

STAFF REPORT A pair of free trainings on ways to recognize suicidal behaviors in friends, family and others are set for next month. Interested people may attend either noon-1:30 p.m. Nov. 3 or 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 18 at the Matt 25 Hope...

 

Police blotter — Oct. 23

Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Thursday: • 2:35 a.m.: Contempt of court, Ross and 11th streets. • 7:30 a.m.: Tampering with motor vehicle, 1100 block of Mar...

 

Meetings calendar — Oct. 23

Today Alumni-Foundation meetings — 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. ENMU, Campus Union Building, ballroom, 201 S. Knoxville St., Portales. Information: 575-562-2091 Monday Commission on Older Adults — 4 p.m. Baxter-Curren Senior Center, 908 Hickory St.,...

 

Events calendar — Oct. 23

Today Java Loft Fundraiser — 6 p.m. Java Loft, 810 E. 21st St., Clovis. Tuesday Ribbon Cutting — 11 a.m. K-Bob’s Steakhouse, 1600 Mabry Dr., Clovis. Thursday Ribbon Cutting — 4:30 p.m. Community Therapies, 100 E. Manana Blvd. Unit 1.,...

 

Pair promotes preserving Clovis history

STAFF WRITER [email protected] Fort Sumner has Billy the Kid. Roswell has the UFO. Now a couple of Clovis women are on a mission to introduce Clovis Man to tourists. Lois Lesly Barnes and Bonnie Cook have written letters and are making other...

 

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Courtesy photo: Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark Blackwater Draw Museum Director George Crawford aims his spear at the target during last year’s fall atlatl competition and open house at the Blackwater Draw archaeological...

 

Museum set for move

STAFF WRITER [email protected] Even the most preserved, prehistoric artifacts need a little sprucing up. The Blackwater Draw Museum, once located between Clovis and Portales on U.S. 70, officially...

 

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Candidate Q&A — Matthew Chandler

Matthew Chandler is the Republican candidate for the Ninth Judicial District Court judge in Curry and Roosevelt counties. link Matthew Chandler He currently fills the position, having replaced Judge S...

 

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Candidate Q&A — Angelina Baca

Angelina Baca is the Democratic candidate for the Ninth Judicial District Court judge in Curry and Roosevelt counties. link Angelina Baca She has been the sole proprietor of the Baca Law Firm in...

 

Police seeking Christmas program nominations

STAFF REPORT The Clovis Police Department is inviting residents to participate in its annual Cops and Kids Christmas program. Selected children will receive a gift card to shop with a member of local law enforcement. Children are chosen through...

 

Wilson: Talking about suicide never easy

I haven’t thought much about my friend Will Windley over the last 12 years, and I know I should think about him more. This week, it was hard not to. It was February of 2004 when Will took his life....

 

Wilson: Talking about suicide never easy

I haven’t thought much about my friend Will Windley over the last 12 years, and I know I should think about him more. This week, it was hard not to. It was February of 2004 when Will took his life....

 

Sloan: Character important, not things

Random thoughts: The elephant in the locker room after noon-time basketball is banter with my buddies about women. For example, they’ll ask why I let a woman post me up, and I’ll confess it was...

 

Sloan: Character important, not things

Random thoughts: The elephant in the locker room after noon-time basketball is banter with my buddies about women. Wendel Sloan For example, they’ll ask why I let a woman post me up, and I’ll...

 

Time for more talks about legalizing pot

It’s time to have the conversation. Should New Mexico legalize, regulate and tax marijuana for recreational use by adults 21 and over? An Albuquerque Journal Poll, which surveyed 501 likely New Mexico voters in late September, found that 61...

 

Time for more talks about legalizing pot

It’s time to have the conversation. Should New Mexico legalize, regulate and tax marijuana for recreational use by adults 21 and over? An Albuquerque Journal Poll, which surveyed 501 likely New Mexico voters in late September, found that 61...

 

School menus — Oct. 23

Portales Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Mini pancakes, apple slices, juice. Lunch — Cheeseburger, lettuce, tomato, fries, oranges Tuesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit, applesauce cups, juice. Lunch — Chicken strips, mashed potato, gravy,...

 

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