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Articles from the November 3, 2016 edition

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Friday area high school football capsules — Nov. 4

Clayton (0-8, 0-3) at Texico (3-0, 3-5)When: 7 p.m. in a District 5-3A game. Last week: Clayton lost to Santa Rosa 53-12. Texico won at Tucumcari 35-8. Last meeting: 2015, the Wolverines won at Clayton 20-6. Of note: The Wolverines, winless coming... Full story

 

Portales ready for final regular season game against NMMI

STAFF WRITER [email protected] Following last week’s comeback victory over Moriarty, the Portales Rams will conclude their regular season tonight in Roswell when they take on their Class 4-4A...

 

Moriarty tops Portales in semifinals

STAFF WRITER [email protected] The Portales Lady Rams will not be the defending district volleyball champions this year as their run at the district title ended Thursday night at home in the Class...

 

Portales soccer knocked out in quarterfinals

STAFF REPORT The Portales Rams soccer team will be asking themselves “What if” for the foreseeable future as they lost in the Class 1/4A to Bosque 4-2 at the Bernalillo Soccer Complex in Bernalillo, N.M., Thursday afternoon, after having left a l...

 

ENMU basketball teams set for exhibitions

Staff report Eastern New Mexico University’s basketball teams kick off the 2016-17 season with a trio of exhibition games this weekend. The men’s team takes on the University of New Mexico in a 7 p.m. tipoff tonight at The Pit in Albuquerque....

 

ENMU basketball teams set for exhibitions

Staff report Eastern New Mexico University’s basketball teams kick off the 2016-17 season with a trio of exhibition games this weekend. The men’s team takes on the University of New Mexico in a 7 p.m. tipoff tonight at The Pit in Albuquerque....

 

City grants final approval of fuel operations takeover

Staff Writer [email protected] During Thursday’s regular meeting the Clovis City Commission granted approval of the city taking over fuel operations at the Clovis Municipal Airport. “At the commission meeting on Aug. 8 the commission approved...

 

Commissioner seeks resignations over 2012 land swap

Managing Editor [email protected] A Curry County commissioner is alleging the county manager, county attorney and commission chairman unnecessarily cost taxpayers at least $236,000 more than four years ago. And he says all three should...

 

Council reviews payment obligations

STAFF WRITER [email protected] At Tuesday night’s Portales City Council meeting, councilors scrutinized a resolution for the city to guarantee the payment of loans that the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority has accumulated. ENMWUA... Full story

 

MSU ousts Hounds in LSC tourney

Staff report COMMERCE, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team hung on for as long as it could on Thursday before the roof gave way a bit. Despite being outshot 24-5, including 16-4 on goal, it wasn’t until Midwestern...

 

Fellowship found at First United

STAFF WRITER [email protected] For residents and volunteers, the 63rd annual Turkey Dinner and Bazaar at First United Methodist Church represents an opportunity to bring community members...

 

MSU ousts Hounds in LSC tourney

Staff report COMMERCE, Texas — The Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team hung on for as long as it could on Thursday before the roof gave way a bit. Despite being outshot 24-5, including 16-4 on goal, it wasn’t until Midwestern... Full story

 

Counties prep for projects

STAFF WRITER [email protected] Capital outlay funds from the recent special legislative session are being put to good use, according to local officials. Officials from both Roosevelt and Curry counties as well as early childhood centers said...

 

Brown: Sometimes new blood is best

There are a lot of different kinds of cows. They come in all colors. Some have long legs, some have short legs, and some have oddly short legs. Some sport a solid pattern, while others are a mix of...

 

To do list — Nov. 4

Saturday • Senior Preview Day — 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Eastern New Mexico University. Information: 575-562-1011. • Holiday Bazaar — 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Melrose Senior Center. Funds will go to support the senior center. Information: 575-253-4261...

 

Pages past — Nov. 4

On this date ... 1956: A Baytown, Texas, woman passing through Clovis on her way back home reported she’d been robbed of her car, cash and jewelry. A Clovis airman found Doris Connell, 26,...

 

Pet of the week — Nov. 4

German shepherd mix German shepherd mix Gender: Female Age: About 2 months old Breed: German shepherd mix According to Tony Martinez, animal control officer, this puppy is nervous and shy around new...

 

Meetings watch — Nov. 4

Portales City Council The following were actions taken at the Portales City Council meeting Tuesday in the Memorial Building: • Councilors approved a request for the award of a bid for professional services for the replacement of the Portales Senio... Full story

 

Dobson: Gaining trust can be a long journey

Living in the county, we see our (un)fair share of animals that have been dumped by people. Head Acres is home to many of those who were thrown away like yesterday’s trash and are unadoptable for... Full story

 

Shelburne: My take on grocery story conspiracy theory

“Honey, if you’re going to the store, would you pick up ...” asks my wife. Well, first of all, I try to avoid going to the store. I’m not good at it. And I’m easily distracted. I see prices...

 

Former Clovis mayor remembered as humanitarian

Staff writer [email protected] Former Clovis Mayor and physician Dr. James Moss Jr. is being remembered as a humanitarian who never failed to take advantage of an opportunity to serve others. Moss, 92, died at his home Wednesday. Funeral services...

 

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