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 By Mathew Brock    News    August 18, 2019 

Hard work's payoff

CLOVIS - As the auctioneer rapidly spat out bid numbers, youngsters wrangled and paraded their animals around the auction pen late into the night. The crowd clapped, hooted and hollered as the bids...

 

Freshmen migrate onto ENMU campus

PORTALES - It's not every day you get to watch a great migration of 600 freshman college students unload truckfuls of furniture, clothes and the rest of their personal items into the cramped...

 

Jail log - Aug. 18

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday - Thursday: Clovis • Caleb Negrete, 28, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia • Angel Gallo-Davis, 31, possession of a controlled substance • Mariah...

 
 By David Grieder    News    August 18, 2019 

Residents asked to restrict water use

PORTALES — Officials do not expect shortages, but all the same they are requesting Portales residents restrict outside water use to only essentials next week while renovation work takes place. A rehabilitation of Johnson Hill Tank West, a project... Full story

 

Portales man faces federal child pornography charge

LBUQUERQUE — A Portales man pleaded not guilty yesterday on a federal charge of production of child pornography. Augustin Gallegos, 34, was indicted last month in U.S. District Court on the charge of "production of a visual depiction of a minor eng... Full story

 

Events calendar - Aug. 18

Monday • First day of classes for Clovis Community College. Information: http://www.clovis.edu or 575-769-2811 • First day of preschool for Clovis Schools. Information: http://www.clovis-schools.org or 575-769-4300 • First day of preschool for... Full story

 

A contest with some spice to it

CLOVIS - Far from a starter, chips and salsa took center stage Friday night during the annual contest at the Curry County Fair. Made with a base of core ingredients - tomato, onion, garlic, salt and p...

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 18

Tuesday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m., Commission Chambers, Curry County Administration Complex, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 • Friends of Clovis-Carver Public Library — 11:30 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library,...

 

Pages past - Aug. 18

On this date ... 1989: Sharon Hughes and Lisa Harrison had teamed up to win the championship flight of the annual Colonial Park Ladies Golf Association Championship Tournament. In other sports news: • The Clovis High School Wildcat Football...

 

Public record - Aug. 18

The folllowing marriage licenses were recently filed at the Curry County Clerk’s office: • Bill Junior Martin, 22, and Katheryn Renee Simpson, 32, both of Clovis • Kasey James McRobbie, 42, and Michelle Lynne Peffley, 45, both of Clovis...

 

Sandoval County treasurer throws hat in ring

CLOVIS — Sandoval County Treasurer Laura Montoya has been busy visiting New Mexico communities, dropping by county fairs, chatting in coffee shops and more to get in touch with the citizens she hopes to one day represent in Washington D.C. In her...

 

Portales to review infrastructure plan

PORTALES — The Portales City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to review its 2020 to 2025 Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan. The meeting is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. Priorities were discussed on Friday when the city held a public hearing on...

 

Curry to finalize infrastructure plan

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission plans to finalize its Infrastructure Capital Improvement Plan during its regular meeting Tuesday morning. The ICIP is a document every municipality moves on to its state legislators, with hopes the projects...

 

Some pig controversy

CLOVIS - Timo Rosenthal wanted to try the "Bacon King" sandwich his rookie coworker had recommended. Instead, he encountered what he called "one of the darkest moments" of his law-enforcement career....

 

Jail Logs - Aug. 16

Click Here for Curry County Jail Logs Click Here for Roosevelt County Jail Logs...

 

Roosevelt alcohol questions approved

PORTALES — Commissioners on Tuesday approved three questions for the November ballot concerning alcohol sales in Roosevelt County. The move mirrors that of Curry County commissioners, who last week approved submitting the same three questions to...

 

Ready for the big show

CLOVIS - A cacophony of snorting pigs, bleating sheep and squawking chickens filled the air of the Curry County Fairgrounds livestock pens on Monday as participants of the Junior Livestock Auction...

 

Library shooting survivors file civil lawsuit

CLOVIS — Nearly two years after the fatal shooting at the Clovis-Carver Public Library, two of its survivors have filed a civil lawsuit against the family of convicted shooter Nathaniel Jouett and the psychologist who was treating him prior. The...

 

Meetings calendar - Aug. 14

Today • City of Clovis Planning and Zoning Commission — 3 p.m., Clovis City Hall assembly room, 321 N. Connelly, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Thursday • Curry County Health Council — 12-1 p.m., Commission Room, Curry County...

 

Home arts shows give local flavor

CLOVIS - No county fair would be complete without a little local flavor on display - home-baked cookies, hand-sewn dresses, locally grown flowers or Lego dioramas. Artwork, crafts, baked goods, food p...

 

Pages past - Aug. 14

On this date ... 1974: The 9th Judicial District Attorney’s Office had hired a part-time prosecutor to help with the case load. DA Fred Hensley said Clovis attorney Robert Cochrane would work the equivalent of two days per week and be on call...

 

Convenience center to be closed

PORTALES — The city of Portales will close its convenience center for trash dropoff at 1 p.m. Friday, according to a city release. The center will reopen at 1 p.m. Saturday. Located at 1230 N. Avon Ave., the center allows city residents free...

 

Streets to be closed for installation

CLOVIS — A portion of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Sandoval Street in Clovis will be closed to traffic for eight days to install a pipeline for the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority, according to a city release. The portion of MLK...

 

Bands sought for competition

CLOVIS — The Curry County Events Center is seeking bands to compete in its Battle of the Bands, part of the center’s 10th anniversary celebration Oct. 5. The competition will begin at 5 p.m. Bands of any genre are invited to compete for $5,000...

 

Clovis to host remediation presentation

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis will host a presentation by King Industries for considerations to remediate a contaminated plume of water adjacent to Cannon Air Force Base, according to a release from the city. The presentation is scheduled for 6 p.m....

 

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