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McManigal: Opinions must change to fit facts

How often do you change your opinion about anything? When you do, what causes the change? With the reluctance toward changing an opinion, it’s amazing anyone ever does, on anything. Yet, it is possible, and it does happen. I have changed my...

 

Weekly New Mexico fishing report — Nov. 22

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake...

 

Weekly New Mexico fishing report — Nov. 22

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake...

 
 By Brooke Finch    News    November 22, 2016

Business feature: Local businesses gearing up for Black Friday

For many area businesses, Black Friday doesn't begin on Friday anymore. Most retail and department stores in Clovis and Portales are gearing up for another year of Black Friday shoppers, and many...

 

Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office investigated

PORTALES — New Mexico State Police have completed an investigation related to the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office, NMSP confirmed on Monday. The undisclosed investigation lasted about two weeks, State Police Sgt. Patrick Bucksath said. “We...

 
 By Brooke Finch    News    November 22, 2016

Preschoolers gifted books from Imagination Library

CLOVIS — Preschoolers at Clovis Nazarene School were in for a special treat Monday morning when they not only got a visit from Curry County Manager Lance Pyle, but they also each got to take home a...

 

'Whiskey Jack' could tell a good story

When Lisa Shipman happened into the Veterans Administration Office in Roswell last week, she noted a photo of a handsome man and inquired. The identity of the man, she was told, was not known....

 

Hamilton 'ambush' self-righteous, uncivil

When Vice President-elect Mike Pence walked into the theater to watch the Broadway play “Hamilton” recently, he was not Abraham Lincoln and it was not Ford’s Theatre, but there was an ambush....

 

Business feature: New bakery on way to Portales

PORTALES — A new business set to arrive in Portales will bring products the community hasn’t seen before, according to its owners. Sweet Cakes Bakery, located on the Portales town square, should be open in two weeks and will offer a wide array...

 

Roosevelt commissioners approve contract award

PORTALES — Roosevelt County commissioners approved awarding a contract to K. Barnett & Sons of Clovis for the 2017 fiscal year for purchasing chipseal and aggregate materials at a special meeting Monday. County Manager Amber Hamilton said the...

 

Business digest - Nov. 22

New Mexico healthcare teams celebrated Presbyterian Healthcare Services celebrated healthcare teams across rural New Mexico with National Rural Health Day last week, according to a Presbyterian press release. During their celebration on Nov. 17,...

 

Portales police blotter - Nov. 22

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Thursday • 2:30 p.m.: Motor vehicle accident, hit and run, 1600 block East Spruce Street • 3:35 p.m.: Assault report, walk in • 3:43 p.m.: Theft report, 500 block...

 

Clovis police blotter - Nov. 22

Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Friday • 1:14 a.m.: Concealing identity, 300 block of East Fifth Street. • 1:31 a.m.: Breaking and entering, 1600 block of...

 

Pages past - Nov. 22

On this date ... 1971: A 21-year-old man, in court to plead guilty to a burglary in Melrose, escaped from deputies and avoided capture for the next three hours. Charles Malott was found hiding under a large wicker basket in a shed behind a home at...

 

Events calendar - Nov. 22

Thursday • Community Thanksgiving Banquet — 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Lighthouse Mission, 407 L Casillas St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7775 • Pep Annual Thanksgiving Festival — 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Philip Neri Parish Hall, Pep. Cost: $12 adult...

 

Hounds salvage weekend split

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s men snapped a three-game losing streak with a 67-54 win over Huston-Tillotson on Sunday’s second day of a four-team classic hosted by Angelo State. Marquise Harris and Andre Hughes scored 17...

 

CHS squads coast to sweep at Belen

BELEN — Clovis High’s swimming teams cruised to dominating victories in Saturday’s Tiger/Jag Invitational, co-hosted by Los Lunas (Tigers) and Belen (Jaguars). The Wildcats ran up 418 1/2 points on the boys side, well ahead of Los Lunas (275...

 

Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission

The following were actions taken at the Clovis City Commission meeting Monday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: • Commissioners held an executive session to discuss limited personal matters to complaint pursuant to 10-15-1H. No action was...

 

Hounds trounce Cowgirls

PORTALES - With a stifling fullcourt press and a dominant inside presence, the Eastern New Mexico University women's basketball team won a lopsided 75-48 decision over New Mexico Highlands on Tuesday...

 

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