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Articles from the October 24, 2018 edition

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 By David Grieder    News    October 24, 2018

Air Force completes water testing

CLOVIS — The U.S. Air Force has completed testing 25 private water sites near Cannon Air Force Base. At three of those sites, the water is not safe to drink, according to Environmental Protection Agency standards. Two other sites are below the EPA... Full story

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 24, 2018

ENMU's out-of-state tuition efforts paying off

PORTALES — The results are in and Eastern new Mexico University's efforts to bring down costs for students outside of the Land of Enchantment have paid off. The Portales campus recently ranked 10th...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 24, 2018

Inconvenient, but not much else

CLOVIS — Motorists used to traveling across the Prince Street overpass connecting north Clovis to south Clovis have been inconvenienced for about two months now. But officials say that's pretty...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 24, 2018

Candlelight vigil to be held for man shot by police

CLOVIS — Near the site where police shot Arron Chavez dead during a pursuit early this month, community organizers and church leaders are working with his family to put on a candelight vigil this week. “I see some things with people trying to get...

 

Opinion: Doggone impressed with service animal demo

It takes Lisa Kia of Clovis both hands now to count the number of times her service dog, Levi, has saved her life. Kia and her team from ArchAngel K-9 Dog Training were at the Peanut Valley Festival...

 

Opinion: Government needs to communicate about water

It’s not time to panic. Even if your water well should test positive for PFAS contamination, there are filters you can buy, and we don’t have evidence to fear the contamination has been there for long, meaning exposure has likely been limited....

 

Opinion: Best to be smart about social media

Social media gets a lot of well-deserved criticism. It’s presented as a service, but with the vast majority of social media platforms, you and your information are the products being sold. Even...

 

Opinion: Do your homework before voting

Here we are, on the verge of one of the most important mid-term elections in American history, and Russian meddling is being charged. Guess it never really stopped. Last week, Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova was charged with trying to influence the 2018...

 

Opinion: Journalists in for fight of our lives

In public relations, our job was to make the company look good, to cast the company in a good light. When I worked for “house organs” — or employee publications — I learned they gave the...

 

Opinion: Ballot issues are worth big 'yes' votes

Lost in the hoopla over the contested elections on this year’s general election ballot are some issues that deserve our attention — and support. On the ballot are two proposed constitutional amendments and four bond issues, and we see no reason n...

 

Opinion: Tucumcari quakes don't kill people

We don’t know much about Charles Franklin Petitt. He was from Cleveland, Tennessee, he’d apparently gone to Tucumcari, and his mother was worried about him in the fall of 1937. Ray H. Smith was...

 

Election ballot

Ballots Nov. 6 General Election New Mexico U.S. Senator Martin T. Heinrich (D) Gary E. Johnson (L) Mick Rich (R) U.S. Representative District 2 Xochitl Torres Small (D) Yvette Herrell (R) District 3 Ben R. Lujan (D) Christopher Manning (L) Jerald...

 

Events calendar - Oct. 24

Today • Axle Contemporary mobile photo studio — 7:30-10 a.m., Rooney Moon Broadcasting, 420 N. Main, Clovis; 11 a.m.-2 p.m., The Lunch Box, 213 W. Grand Ave., Clovis. Bring a small object of personal significance and be photographed for a...

 

Faith: Grandparents' home full of joy, memories

If you know me, any of my three brothers, or, heaven help you, all of us, you know that our grandparents’ old place in Robert Lee, Texas, is dear to our hearts. Granddaddy Key built the house in...

 

Meetings calendar - Oct. 24

Today • Clovis Public Works Committee — 8:30 a.m., Assembly Room, City Hall, 321 N. Connelly St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 Tuesday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m., Commission Chambers, 417 Gidding, Clovis. (Replaces meeting...

 

Faith: Exodus conflict continues to rage

In the book of Exodus, we see the clash between the God of the Hebrews, Yahweh, and all the gods of Egypt. God sends Moses as his reluctant spokesman. Moses is armed with the authority to call for great plagues, while Pharaoh is the king of the might...

 

Pages past - Oct. 24

On this date ... 1968: More than 50 Muleshoe-area men were participating in the Muleshoe Miss America Comedy Hour scheduled Nov. 4-5. "Ladies clothing, especially in Queens' sizes, is in great demand...

 

Jail logs - Oct. 24

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday-Tuesday: Clovis • Amber Finch, 24, probation violation, driving while license suspended or revoked • Ruben Garcia, 51, probation violation • Jake Lopez, 45, probation violation ...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 24, 2018

Republican party chair bowing out

CLOVIS — After 15-plus years at the helm of the Republican Party of Curry County, Rube Render announced this month he will not seek re-election when party members vote for a chairman in early 2019. Besides the typical reason a public figure gives...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    October 24, 2018

Do this, don't do that

CLOVIS — Signs, signs, everywhere there're signs. But the problem for the Clovis Parks and Recreation Department is they all too often don't say the same thing from park to park. A spirited but civi...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 24, 2018

Fixture of faith

CLOVIS — A fixture of the Clovis newspaper's faith pages for nearly 40 years has decided to retire her pen. Judy Brandon, who has lived in Clovis since her father became pastor at Central Baptist... Full story

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 24, 2018

Zoo prepping for spooky season

CLOVIS — For the third year in a row, Hillcrest Park will embrace the Halloween spirit for Boo in the Zoo. That means games, face painting, a bouncy house and candy galore for local residents....

 

Dalton first ENMU player to win Heartland weekly honor

WACO, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico men’s soccer team is hoping to notch its first — and last — Heartland Conference playoff berth in school history this week. They’ll start it off with...

 

Reports: Matthews to sign with Jets

NEW YORK — Former Clovis High receiver Rishard Matthews will soon be back on an NFL roster, as he has reportedly agreed to sign with the New York Jets. ESPN reported the news Tuesday morning. The 29-year-old was released by the Tennessee Titans in... Full story

 

Lions put dent in Hounds' hopes to host playoff game

COMMERCE, Texas — When the Lone Star Conference women’s soccer playoffs begin Oct. 31, Eastern New Mexico and Texas A&M-Commerce are pretty likely to face off in the 4-5 game. Jocelyn McDonough he...

 

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