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 By Kevin Wilson    News    December 13, 2020

Regents vote to keep rates unchanged

PORTALES — For the moment, at least, Eastern New Mexico University regents received a bit of good news for the 2021-22 school year and voted unanimously Friday to keep tuition and fee rates unchanged for the upcoming school year. Vice President of...

 
 By Lily Martin    News    December 13, 2020

'Uncommon valor' awarded

A Cannon Air Force Base staff sergeant was honored in a socially distanced ceremony Thursday for his acts of bravery more than three years ago in Afghanistan. Alaxey Germanovich, special tactics comba...

 
 By Lily Martin    News    December 13, 2020

Non-profit leader earns award

CLOVIS - Two years ago, Craig Tatum decided he wanted to make Clovis a little cooler. Last week, the non-profit leader's efforts earned national recognition. Tatum received the President's Volunteer S...

 

Report: Pedestrian struck twice

CLOVIS — A pedestrian who died in an October accident was struck by a pair of vehicles, according to a crash report of the incident released last week. Cindy Tenorio, 56, died at the scene of the Oct. 25 crash on East Llano Estacado Boulevard. The...

 

Meetings calendar - Dec. 13

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns    Monday  • Portales Municipal Schools board — 6 p.m., virtual meeting. Join: https://meet.google.com/fcf-hmuo-ojd +1 314-433-5615 PIN: 281422811#. Information: 575-356-7000  ...

 

Events calendar - Dec. 13

Monday  • School supply donations project begins — sponsored by the ENMU Phi Kappa Phi honor society. Donations of highlighters, small whiteboards that fit in backpacks, mechanical pencils, wide ruled paper, spiral notebooks and dry erase...

 

Opinion: Remembering greatest aviator of all time

Chuck Yeager died last week, at 97. It’s amazing that a great movie has never been made of his life. His was a life that, if anything, was larger than its own lore and legend. Maybe no movie, or actor, could do such a life justice. He went from a...

 
 By Rich Lowry    Voices    December 13, 2020

Opinion: Stimulus, recovery need to be pursued

Just when it seemed some of the most disheartening trends in the U.S. economy were finally beginning to reverse, COVID-19 arrived to entrench them. The pandemic has been a neutron bomb targeted at...

 

Opinion: No escape from L.A. lockdown

I thought I was going to escape the madness of the L.A. Lockdown. I thought if I rented a small weekend getaway house in a rural part of the state two hours north, my family and I could eat outdoors...

 

Opinion: Keep dissent to what is necessary, appropriate

I have been pretty honest and clear about my refusal to sing Kumbaya with the other side on policy. But I’m not willing to demonize people with whom I disagree in areas where politics and policy,...

 
 By Walt Rubel    Voices    December 13, 2020

Opinion: Another Viewpoint: New Mexico needs to build on spaceports

Sen. John Arthur Smith told me several years ago that he was sold on the potential for Spaceport America after hearing space industry executives gush about the possibility to conduct secretive testing and research in the remote New Mexico desert. In...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    December 13, 2020

Officials debate 'repurposing yard' zoning

CLOVIS — Jack Muse of Clovis believes one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and 14 months ago sought a business license to turn that belief into a material repurposing business on a lot he owns on the 2800 block of Prince Street. City offi...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    December 13, 2020

State officials give update on vaccine, numbers

SANTA FE — State officials provided an update on COVID-19 vaccinations and promising numbers on reduced spread of the virus, but encouraged continued adherence to public health orders and common-sense COVID-safe protocols. During a virtual update...

 

DoH announces new public health orders

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Department of Health announced a pair of new public health emergency orders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The orders, effective Friday through Jan. 4, limit non-essential surgeries and activated “crisis care...

 
 By Lily Martin    News    December 13, 2020

Parade float numbers down, but attendance high

CLOVIS — Float entries for this year’s Clovis and Portales Christmas parades were down by nearly two-thirds each, but public attendance was observed to be high in the pandemic-friendly conditions. “We were incredibly surprised with the...

 
 By Lily Martin    News    December 13, 2020

CHS senior selected for horse program

CLOVIS - Clovis High senior Emma Sherwood has been selected to participate in the American Quarter Horse Association's Ranching Heritage Young Horse Development Program, according to an AQHA release....

 

Jail log - Dec. 13

Booked The following were booked into local jails (Tuesday-Friday): Clovis • Don Meier, 69, criminal trespass • Makenzie Diaz, 38, out of state fugitive, failure to pay fines • Travis Fulkerson, 39, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge ...

 

Littlefield rallies against Muleshoe

MULESHOE - It's been a rough start to the season for the Littlefield girls basketball team. Fourth-year coach Teddy Duncan said her squad has had seven games erased from their schedule, mostly due to...

 

Mayfield keeps tenuous lead

ARLINGTON, Texas - Entering the final night of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Clovis native Shad Mayfield held onto a tenuous earnings lead for the world tie-down roping title. Mayfield, with...

 

Staying positive: Life of a COVID-19 nurse

CLOVIS - Airam Amaya's day at the General Medical COVID-19 Unit at the Clovis hospital usually starts with reading reports on patients and checking their vitals, emotional mind frame, and medications....

 

Iconic hometowns not where you think they were

Ever wonder where your favorite Christmas movies or television scenes were filmed? Were the iconic “hometown” settings real towns or just based on the idyllic settings of the mind’s eye? Some...

 

Cuff bracelets ahead on show

Information on making cuff bracelets from a variety of materials, working with clayboard and “spicing up” an indoor garden with a small species of lizard will be the featured topics on...

 

On the shelves - Dec. 13

The books listed below are now available for checkout at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. The library has reopened to the public, but patrons can continue to visit the online catalog at clovis.polarislibrary.com or call 575-769-7840 to request a...

 

School menus - Dec. 13

Editor’s note: Meal service is to go due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Meal information is provided by school officials or websites. Contact individual schools for specific details. Clovis schools Manager’s choice through December. Meals may be...

 

Senior calendar - Dec. 13

Curry Resident Senior Meals Association 901 W. 13th St., Clovis 575-762-9405 All meals served with 2% milk and tossed salad w/dressing Monday: cheeseburger, baked beans,, potato chips, oatmeal cookie Tuesday: Chicken pot pie, over biscuit, salad,...

 

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