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 By David Grieder    News    October 28, 2018

Crossed lines

CLOVIS — It was a largely straightforward, even convivial public discussion among local political office aspirants during Tuesday night's radio forum in Clovis. Then came the closing statements,...

 

Letter to the editor - Oct. 28

Chandler has proved fair judge I wrote you a letter in 2015 when Matt Chandler was appointed as our newest district court judge. I was opposed to Susana Martinez appointing someone who had such a one-sided career, mainly as a prosecutor, and very...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 28, 2018

'Be mad, be angry, but be positive'

CLOVIS — Arron Chavez was a premature baby, a small child and a young man of little more than 5 feet in height, said his father, "but he had a big heart." Clayton Chavez spoke Thursday evening befor...

 

Opinion: Vote for less government, more liberty

We’ve basically published this editorial before, most recently prior to the General Election in 2016, so please excuse the repetition, but we think it is important: We don’t endorse political candidates. That’s primarily because we seldom see a...

 

Our people: Homegrown Portales-ite

My name is Arturo Ontiveros. I am 1 of 11 children born to Abel and Soledad Ontiveros, the second to the youngest. I am married to Veronica (Gonzales) Ontiveros and we have two awesome boys, Adrian, 1...

 

Opinion: Violence is never the answer

Political incivility is too rapidly devolving in America into harassment and violence. The news of explosive devices being mailed to President Barack Obama and the home of Bill and Hillary Clinton is the latest in a string of incidents that reveals a...

 

Opinion: A woman's perspective on Kavanaugh and #metoo

In September, the news and social media were dominated by the confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, nominated for a seat on the Supreme Court by the president — and by sexual assault allegations made against him by Christine Blasey Ford...

 

Plastic foam and bouquets ahead on show

Information on working with plastic foam and making wrapped bouquets will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on Thursday. Deborah Pace will show how to use plastic foam to create ZIAs (Zentangle...

 

Opinion: Picture could be worth a thousand readers

Dr. Jenifer Landa, while speaking at a medical conference, told the following story: As a shy fifth-grader, she reluctantly tried out for a school play. After tryouts, a list of who was accepted was posted on a wall. She expected to be rejected, but...

 

School menus - Oct. 28

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Skillet frittata. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, ranch mashed potatoes, steamed veggies, chilled mixed fruit, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Mini cinni’s. Lunch — Porky ribn on a bun, baked fries,...

 

Senior calendar - Oct. 28

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 8:30 a.m. power walking, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. line dance Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, 10 a.m....

 

Opinion: Always ready to bring a ghost story to life

I can’t say as I’ve ever seen a ghost or had a paranormal experience. But I have managed to start or stir a few ghost stories in my time. My wife and I have stayed at many of the historic hotels a...

 

On the shelves - Oct. 28

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America” by Beth Macy endeavors to answer a grieving mother’s question: why her only son died. This...

 

Pages past - Oct. 28

On this date ... 1968: Marine 2nd Lt. Omer L. Gibson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur O. Gibson of Portales, had made his first solo flight in a jet aircraft, according to the "Area Men in Service" column...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 28, 2018

Libertarian candidate: No nanny needed

PORTALES — She had never voted in her life prior to 2016, and on Friday morning Ginger Grider went to the Roosevelt County Courthouse and marked another milestone. This time she’s on the ballot, for a position she fully does not expect to win....

 

NM rich in baseball history - sorta

Football is probably our best sport. From Brian Urlacher to Hank Baskett — and Jerry Nuzum in your granddad’s day — New Mexico has turned out multiple gridiron stars who’ve been celebrated...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    October 28, 2018

Another train line planned through Clovis

CLOVIS — At a relatively short Clovis Public Works meeting Wednesday, committee members got basic updates on city and school projects, plus a hint that there may be an additional train line coming through Clovis. City Manager Justin Howalt notified...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 28, 2018

CCC hosting lowrider exhibit

CLOVIS - Take a little trip, take a little trip and see the lowrider exhibit at Clovis Community College before it cruises away. Through Thursday, the college hosts "Lowriders, Hoppers & Hot...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 28, 2018

Exit, pursued by a zombie

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — It’s not unusual for Cannon Air Force Base squadrons to do physical training on Fridays. What is unusual is when dozens of undead try to attack them along the way. But that...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    October 28, 2018

Clovis school board approves policy, regulation changes

CLOVIS — The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education unanimously approved changes to six board policies and three board regulations during Tuesday’s meeting. In part, the changes establish protocol for alerting parents of kindergarten...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 28, 2018

Pay increases have some police agencies concerned

Amidst pay increases for officers across the state, some police agencies are more worried than others about their officers leaving for more money in other cities. In Clovis, staff mobility may be as much of a concern for the city’s police chief as...

 

Jail logs - Oct. 28

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday-Thursday: Clovis • Michael Bradley, 60, possession of a controlled substance, probation violation • Jonathan Mireles, 26, failure to pay fines • Ronald Valverde, 28, failure to appear...

 

Public record - Oct. 28

The following marriage licenses were filed through Thursday at the Curry County Clerk’s Office: • Harrison Frank Lee, 29, and Earlene Janet Kindley, 34, both of Clovis • Charles Brooks Russell, 21, and Jude Lee Buckner, 19, both of Clovis ...

 
 By David Grieder    News    October 28, 2018

Q&A: What to know about water contamination

CLOVIS — Though the Air Force has completed its testing of wells in the "impact" zone of a water contamination from Cannon AFB, residents in the area are still awaiting tests from the state's Depart... Full story

 

Election ballot

Voting locations Curry County Early/absentee in person • Curry County Administrative Complex, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 3 • North Plains Mall, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday Election day (voters may use any location...

 

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