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Articles from the April 6, 2017 edition

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 By Alisa Boswell    News

ENMU candidate grilled on arts, retention

PORTALES — A varied set of questions awaited the third candidate for Eastern New Mexico University president as he was greeted with concerns surrounding fine arts, liberal arts,... — Updated 4/6/2017

 By David Grieder    News

Tax board narrows recommended disbursments from $200,000 to $117,950

CLOVIS — The Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board met Tuesday evening recommended disbursing $117,950 out of roughly $175,000 remaining in its fiscal year budget for promotional support to various events and projects serving Clovis in... — Updated 4/6/2017

 By Eamon Scarbrough    News

STEM program reaching out to smaller communities

PORTALES — Whether it be through science fairs in area schools or lab work for college sophomores, the Eastern New Mexico University Hispanic Serving Institutions Science,... — Updated 4/6/2017


Add a splash of color to your weekend

A few years ago I was in a restaurant in Lubbock late one morning when a flood of customers came in all splattered in a rainbow of colors, a spectrum that coated every visible inch... — Updated 4/6/2017


Easter services

The following Holy Week services are scheduled in the area: St. James Episcopal Church, Clovis 575-763-4638 April 13 • Maundy Thursday service — 6 p.m. April 14 • Good Friday service — 6 p.m. April 15 • Great Easter... — Updated 4/6/2017

 By David Norton    Sports

Rams rally for win in error-laden game

PORTALES — Despite only recording four hits, the Portales baseball team held on to pull off a 7-6 comeback win over Lovington Tuesday night. The Wildcats (3-11) didn’t fare any better from the field, recording only three hits... — Updated 4/6/2017


Pages past - April 6

On this date ... 1972: Clovis firefighters responded to a house fire at 504 Hickory St. Officials said no one was injured but structural damage was "moderate" and some of the reside... — Updated 4/6/2017


No fatalities in Melrose train crash

MELROSE — A train wreck Wednesday morning in Melrose injured one, derailed several cars, and led to diverted traffic the rest of the day. The accident occurred just before 10... — Updated 4/6/2017


Dora school news - April 6

Track • Today – High school meet in Melrose • Friday – High school meet in Jal • Tuesday – High school meet in Hagerman Baseball • Friday – Dora Varsity will have a doubleheader in Logan, 2 p.m. • Monday ... — Updated 4/6/2017


March building permits

A look at permits filed with the city of Clovis during March, according to city records: • 1 — New residential permits filed in March, bringing the 2017 total to 5. • 1,616 — Square footage of the new residence on the 600... — Updated 4/6/2017


Meetings watch: Civil Aviation Board

Clovis Municipal Airport Manager Kyle Berkshire said Tuesday that Boutique Air is exploring the possibility of adding a Clovis-Denver option in addition to its Dallas service. The company, he said, is polling its customer base... — Updated 4/6/2017


Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission

The Clovis City Commission will meet 5:15 p.m. today at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Agenda items include: • A request for a beer and wine license at the Buffalo Grill restaurant in the Hilltop Plaza. The... — Updated 4/6/2017


Clovis police blotter - April 6

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for for the Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Tuesday • 8:38 a.m.: Failure to pay fines, 1600 block of North Prince Street • 9:11 a.m.:... — Updated 4/6/2017


Portales police blotter - April 6

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Tuesday • 4:01 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 600 block Wylie Cox Circle • 1:24 p.m.: Larceny, 1500 block Arizona Street • 6:19 p.m.: Ambulance... — Updated 4/6/2017


Teacher hopes to inspire love of learning

Following the path of the teachers that inspired her, Parkview Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Valarie Nippert works to inspire a love of learning in her student in ways that will keep them engaged. “I like the challenge... — Updated 4/6/2017


Clovis High locked down for an hour

CLOVIS — Clovis High School was locked down for about an hour Wednesday morning after officials found ammunition in a vehicle on campus and were told two boys ran from the scene with a gun. Superintendent Jody Balch said no... — Updated 4/6/2017


Meetings calendar - April 6

Today • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. in north annex at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7828 • Commission on Older Adults — 3 p.m. in the Ingram Room at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information:... — Updated 4/5/2017


Events calendar - April 6

Today • Preschool story hour — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Theme: Spring is for ducks and rabbits. Information: 575-769-7840 • Teen program — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library for ages 13-18. Information:... — Updated 4/5/2017


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