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Forecasters: Near-blizzard on the way

Editor [email protected] The exact amount of snowfall eastern New Mexico can expect this weekend remains a mystery. But Curry County Emergency Management Coordinator Dan Heerding is pretty sure about one thing: “We’re in for a doozy of a...

 

Year in Review: We're all Hounds now

Editor's note: This is one in a series of stories recapping news events in 2015. It will continue through Jan. 1. and David Stevens Clovis Media Inc. Enrollment increases, a name change, an anniversary celebration and a cross-town move highlighted...

 

Pages past — Dec. 24

On this date ... 1990: Jeff and Cecille Davis, who lived at 1405 Kingston Ave. in Clovis, had a yard full of Christmas decorations, including five angels named for their children — Melissa, Sarah,...

 

Williamson: Seeking Santa's identity

I found out recently that it has been 39 years since anyone in eastern New Mexico has seen Santa Claus and Don Criss in the same room at the same time. I’m not going to inch my way out to the end...

 

Year in review: CCC celebrated 25th year as independent college

and David Stevens Staff writers Enrollment increases, a name change, an anniversary celebration and a cross-town move highlighted 2015 in higher education around eastern New Mexico. Clovis Community College celebrated its 25th year as an independent...

 

Year in review: New James Bickley open to students

Staff writer [email protected] Two things come quickly to mind when remembering 2015 for Clovis Municipal Schools: allegations of bullying and James Bickley’s new digs. “The new James Bickley Elementary School, what a phenomenal place,...

 

Empty stocking fund profile — Dec. 24

A mother of three recently asked Clovis’ Salvation Army for assistance. She had to leave an abusive situation in the city where she grew up and came to Clovis with little more than clothes for her children. “She is receiving some help from her...

 

Seeking Santa's identity

Local columnist I found out recently that it has been 39 years since anyone in eastern New Mexico has seen Santa Claus and Don Criss in the same room at the same time. I’m not going to inch my way out to the end of an ice-covered limb here and anno...

 

Pages past — Dec. 24

On this date ... 1990: Jeff and Cecille Davis, who lived at 1405 Kingston Ave. in Clovis, had a yard full of Christmas decorations, including five angels named for their children — Melissa, Sarah, Jeff, Rebecca and Jennifer. 1965: Allsup’s 7-11...

 

Police blotter — Dec. 24

Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Tuesday • 3:24 a.m.: Unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, 1100 block of Concord Road. • 4:11 a.m.: Larceny over $500, 900...

 

What's happening — Dec. 24

Friday Community Christmas Meal— 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lighthouse mission, 407 L. Casillas Blvd., Clovis. Information: 575-762-1933 Monday Melrose City Council— 4:30 p.m. City Clerks Office, 105 E. Avenue B., Melrose. Information: 575-253-4274...

 

'Twas the Night of the Soldier'

Destini Arguijo Editor’s Note: Destini Arguijo was a sixth-grader at Lockwood Elementary in 2006 when she wrote “’Twas the Night of the Soldier” in honor of family members stationed in...

 

Forecasters: Near-blizzard on the way

Editor [email protected] The exact amount of snowfall eastern New Mexico can expect this weekend remains a mystery. But Curry County Emergency Management Coordinator Dan Heerding is pretty sure about one thing: “We’re in for a doozy of a...

 

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