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Meetings calendar — Nov. 6

Tuesday Curry County and Area Republican Women — 11:30 a.m., K-Bob’s Steakhouse, 1600 Mabry Dr. Information: 575-762-2524 or 575-763-4390. Floyd city council — 7 p.m. City Hall, 1569 NMHWY 267., Floyd. Information: 575-478-2585 Texico city...

 

Texico sweeps in district finals

Sports writer [email protected] TEXICO — There never was really a lot of doubt about Saturday’s District 3-5A volleyball tournament final between Texico and Santa Rosa, although the visiting...

 

STATE CROSS COUNTRY: McNaughton, CHS boys post eighth-place finishes

Staff report RIO RANCHO — Things just didn’t go the way Clovis High’s boys had hoped in Saturday’s Class 6A state cross country meet. For senior Kelsey McNaughton, though, it wasn’t a bad day at all. McNaughton, the Lady Wildcats’ lone re...

 

SPORTS COLUMN: When does the sports bandwagon stop?

Just like that, with the final out of the 2016 World Series, a fan base instantly gained thousands of followers. Did these fans like the Chicago Cubs prior to the World Series? Have they spent year after year lamenting at the “Curse of the Goat... Full story

 

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Staff photo: Matthew Asher ENMU’s Johnny Smith stiff-arms a defender during the first quarter of the Greyhounds’ home finale on Saturday against Oklahoma Panhandle State at Greyhound Stadium....

 

Saturday area prep volleyball — Nov. 5

SUMMARIES District 5-3A tournament Championship Texico 3, Santa Rosa 0 Santa Rosa 11 21 18 Texico 25 25 25 Individual statistics Kills — Santa Rosa, Sharmaine Benally 4, Mikayla Garnand 4, Cassandra Cisneros 3, Jadyn Romero 3. Texico, Jasmine...

 

Hounds rout OPSU, 53-10

SPORTS EDITOR [email protected] PORTALES — It’s always good for teams to be able to change things up heading into the final leg of competition and the Eastern New Mexico football team showed... Full story

 

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Staff photo: Matthew Asher ENMU’s Johnny Smith stiff-arms a defender during the first quarter of the Greyhounds’ home finale on Saturday against Oklahoma Panhandle State at Greyhound Stadium.... Full story

 

Hounds rout Panhandle State 53-10

SPORTS EDITOR [email protected] PORTALES — It’s always good for teams to be able to change things up heading into the final leg of competition and the Eastern New Mexico football team showed...

 

Harvest Jamboree set for Friday

STAFF WRITER [email protected] An evening of family-friendly entertainment is on the way for residents to support a good cause, according to organizers. File photo The fourth annual Floyd Lion...

 

Area ceremonies set for Veterans Day

STAFF WRITER [email protected] A variety of local events are being held throughout this week to honor the service and sacrifices of the nation’s military veterans. Staff photo: Kurt...

 

America divided

Tribune News Service KENANSVILLE, N.C. — America is a nation in a clash of eras. One America is straining to burst fully into the 21st century, impatient for change and dreaming of a world where immigrants of any stripe are welcomed, and diversity... Full story

 

Boswell: Classic films still entertaining

Posting a very young picture of Frances Bavier on Facebook spurred a lot of old movie discussion and some further investigating on my part. For those of you who don’t know, Frances Bavier played...

 

Pages past — Nov. 6

On this date ... 1956: Officials at Clovis Air Force Base were asking residents to avoid trespassing on the Melrose Gunnery Range. Lt. Col. Bernie Bass said aircraft were using live ammunition during... Full story

 

To do list — Nov. 6

Monday • Poetry slam, book signing — 6 p.m. in Pecos Room at ENMU. Poet, writer Tanaya Winder of the Duckwater Shoshone Tribe performs. Information: 575-562-2470 • Little Miss Merry Christmas meeting/kickoff — 5:30 p.m. at the chamber.... Full story

 

Veterans Day events, closings — Nov. 6

The following is a list of events being held in the next week in Portales and Clovis in honor of Veterans Day: Portales Friday • American Legion Post 31 Veterans Day Program: 11 a.m. at the Memorial Building • Veterans of Foreign Wars Wall of...

 

MVD on track with its mobile service

New Mexico is the fifth-largest state in the nation when it comes to land mass. Yet its population of just over 2 million is spread out over those nearly 122,000 square miles, making providing services a physical, and fiscal, challenge. The internet... Full story

 

MVD on right track with its mobile service

New Mexico is the fifth-largest state in the nation when it comes to land mass. Yet its population of just over 2 million is spread out over those nearly 122,000 square miles, making providing services a physical, and fiscal, challenge. The internet...

 

Sloan: I could pull off being president

Whether it’s Clinton’s email server, Trump’s huge hands, Johnson’s Alpo/Aleppo brain-freeze or Stein’s chug-a-mug name, voters seem disgruntled with Tuesday’s choices. With strictly... Full story

 

Sloan: I could pull off being president

Whether it’s Clinton’s email server, Trump’s huge hands, Johnson’s Alpo/Aleppo brain-freeze or Stein’s chug-a-mug name, voters seem disgruntled with Tuesday’s choices. With strictly...

 

Wilson: Taking last chance to say go vote

There was a time when I never thought I’d say this, but this is the last time I’m penning a column before the 2016 election. I have thoughts on what will happen based on the data, but Tuesday is...

 

Wilson: Taking last chance to say go vote

There was a time when I never thought I’d say this, but this is the last time I’m penning a column before the 2016 election. I have thoughts on what will happen based on the data, but Tuesday is...

 

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