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Pages past - Sept. 21

On this date ... 1968: Robert Haseloff, Kyle Sheets and Craig Phillips had been selected Steers of the Week by The State Line Tribune newspaper. Haseloff was lineman of the week for his "outstanding...

 

Pages Past - Sept. 20

On this date ... 1968: Army Capt. Arch Gammons, 26, had been awarded the Bronze Star for “meritorious service in ground operations against hostile forces in Vietnam,” the Muleshoe Journal reported. Gammons was a 1960 Muleshoe High School...

 

Portion of Lime Street closed for at least a week

PORTALES — The portion of Lime Street from North Avenue N to North Avenue N Place will be closed for at least a week, according to a release from the city. Sewer lift station rehabilitation and replacement is scheduled to start today, and run...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 20

Today • U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich staff mobile office — 11 a.m. until noon, Eastern Plains Council of Governments, 418 N. Main, Clovis. Information: 575-622-7113 • Town Hall — Underage drinking, 5:30 p.m., Clovis Community College...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 20

Today • Curry County Health Council — 1 p.m., County Commission conference room, Administrative Complex, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6009 • Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority — 1 p.m., Sitterly Professional Center,...

 

Jail log - Sept. 20

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday: Clovis • Stephen Lopez, 36, failure to pay fines, possession of a controlled substance • Patrick Trujillo, 30, criminal damage to the property of a household member, resisting, evading or...

 
 By David Grieder    News    September 20, 2018 

Water authority to look at construction

CLOVIS — The board of the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority is scheduled to approve today a contract for construction of a local pipeline, along with moving toward closing a contract that will allocate more funds to the project. Having...

 

City to seek new golf course management

CLOVIS — Pending approval at tonight’s Clovis City Commission meeting, the city will soon hire new management for its 18-hole municipal golf course. The city has received word that Real Golf LLC, operated by Charlie Maciel, plans to transition ou...

 
 By David Stevens    News    September 20, 2018 

Udder danger: Don't hit a cow, man

CLOVIS — Matthew Moore was on his way home from work about 1 a.m. Wednesday, when his vehicle bounced over something in the road. The jolt knocked off his glasses, and sent his Ford Explorer out of... Full story

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    September 20, 2018 

Education secretary rides 'Express' to Fort Sumner, House

New Mexico Secretary of Education Christopher Ruszkowski visited eastern New Mexico on Wednesday to celebrate a pair of first-time achievements at area schools. First Ruszkowski visited Fort Sumner...

 
 By David Grieder    News    September 20, 2018 

Trial in hot car death to begin today

PORTALES — Trial for the mother-daughter former-daycare operators accused in the death and serious injury last summer of two young girls in their care begins today with jury selection. Mary and... Full story

 

Racino meeting times and locations set

CLOVIS — Two weeks ago, the dates. This week, the times and locations. Next month, the presentations. It’s coming together now, most recently as the New Mexico Racing Commission posted online its agendas for public hearings from racino license ap... Full story

 

Curry votes to allow funds for easement project

CLOVIS — After a lengthy discussion, the Curry County Commission on Tuesday voted 4-1 to allow the city of Clovis to use county funds for a conservation easement pilot project. Commissioner Seth... Full story

 

Road barn construction complete

CLOVIS — Months after it was narrowly approved by the Curry County Commission, construction is complete on the new county road barn located south of Clovis on Curry Road 6. By a 3-2 vote and then a...

 

Pages past - Sept. 19

On this date ... 1973: Clovis-Carver Public Library officials were notified they'd been allocated $7,398 by the New Mexico Library Commission. Clovis Librarian Ruth Wuori said she'd been hoping for...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 19

Today • Volunteer workshops — 3:30 p.m. at Zia Elementary and Lockwood Elementary, for Clovis Municipal Schools. Information or to reserve a spot: 575-769-4322 Thursday • U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich staff mobile office — 11 a.m. until noon,...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 19

Thursday • Curry County Health Council — 1 p.m., County Commission conference room, Administrative Complex, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6009 • Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority — 1 p.m., Sitterly Professional...

 

Jail logs - Sept. 19

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday-Tuesday: Clovis • Loydale Kirven, 47, aggravated battery • Abriana Gomez, 24, probation violation • Joseph Castillo, 25, failure to pay fines • Ruben Garcia, 51, probation violation...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    September 18, 2018

The road back home

TUCUMCARI — Artists Doug and Sharon Quarles, known for dozens of murals they painted in Tucumcari since 2003, recently returned to town to stay after spending five years in southern Arizona. The... Full story

 

County offering emergency training course

CLOVIS — Wanted: 20 team players to train early next month for an “all-risk, all-hazard” course by the Clovis/Curry County Office of Emergency Management. The 20-hour course is open free of charge to volunteers 18 and over, “designed to help...

 

Curry to discuss water loan resolution

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission is scheduled to discuss a May 2016 resolution approving and ratifying Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority loans during today’s commission meeting. During the commission’s Sept. 14 special meeting,...

 

Roosevelt approves property tax rates

PORTALES — Roosevelt County commissioners on Monday unanimously approved the 2018 annual property tax rates, amounting to decreases in three districts and more-or-less the same in the rest, officials said. “The only things that really changed...

 

Motorcyclist hospitalized after Sunday crash

CLOVIS — A motorcyclist was hospitalized Sunday evening with a broken arm following a crash at the intersection of 21st Street and Sugar Beet Road, according to Curry County Sheriff Wesley Waller. Travis Wilson, 40, of Clovis remained Monday at...

 

Fire briefly closes roads

CLOVIS — A fire Sunday evening at an apparently unoccupied building on Prince Street closed the roads for close to an hour and drew 11 units between police and fire responders, officials said. There were no reported injuries in the blaze at the...

 

Logan considering two candidates

LOGAN — The village of Logan is considering two candidates for its vacant manager position, including one from Clovis. Acting Village Manager Larry Wallin said Monday during a phone interview the candidates are Connie Harrison, assistant finance...

 

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