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Articles from the November 25, 2016 edition

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Albuquerque man dies in crash

CLOVIS — An Albuquerque man was killed Thursday morning in a single-vehicle crash just north of the intersection of 21st and Thornton Streets. Edward Altieri, 25, of Albuquerque, was unresponsive...

 

Plenty of thankful women in the Bible

Last week, this column focused on men in the Bible who were thankful. So this week, let us focus on women of the Bible who were thankful. Their stories give us encouragement because we can see God in...

 

She ain't scared of no folks

Stage fright, a phenomenon of cumulative social pressure and the expectations and judgements of a crowd of people, is an interesting concept. It is considered a major barrier to many performing arts...

 

Portales community gathers for Thanksgiving dinner

PORTALES — "Seeing the smiles on everyone's faces" was the best thing about the annual Portales community Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at the Portales Memorial Building, according to 11-year-old...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    November 25, 2016

Volunteers bring Lighthouse dinner together

CLOVIS — The Lighthouse Mission had two things to be thankful for on Thursday — plenty of food and plenty of help. The turkey and volunteerism were in abundance as the mission marked its 13th year...

 

Small Business Saturday taking off in area

Small Business Saturday deals are coming to Clovis and Portales this weekend to give residents a chance to support local businesses and the community. Shane Grah, owner of Prairie Road's Junqtiques in...

 
 By Brooke Finch    News    November 25, 2016

CCC takes part in Mannequin Challenge

CLOVIS — The global phenomenon has reached celebrities, politicians, sports teams and more. From Hillary Clinton to 4-year-olds, and even prison inmates and house pets, participants are countless. It’s the “Mannequin Challenge,” and Clovis...

 

Empty stocking fund - Nov. 25

Today's family in need: It seems there is an epidemic this year of grandparents raising grandkids. This single grandmother is raising grandchildren ages 5 to 14 from three different families. She has...

 

Pages past - Nov. 25

On this date ... 1976: Deanna Williams, 5, whose grandfather lived on a farm west of Cannon Air Force Base, was featured with a pet turkey on the front page of the Clovis News-Journal. The photo caption said Deanna and her siblings had named the...

 

Events calendar - Nov. 25

Today • Delk Band Thanksgiving Dance — 8 p.m.-11 p.m. at Curry County Fairgrounds Pavilion, Clovis. Admission: $10. Information: 575-935-7000 • Santa Cop Toy Drive — 9 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Portales Walmart. Toy donations will go to local...

 

Meetings calendar - Nov. 25

Monday • Clovis Commission on Older Adults — 3 p.m., Assembly Room at Clovis City Hall, 321 N. Connelly. Information: 575-769-7828. • Clovis Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m., Assembly Room at Clovis City Hall, 321...

 

Who else? Melrose takes on Gateway for 8-man title

Since squaring off in the season opener on a neutral field, Melrose and Gateway Christian have stayed on course for a return match in the 8-man state finals. That will happen on Saturday, when the top-ranked Warriors (11-0) host the two-time...

 

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