The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities


Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 4770

Pages past - June 22

On this date ... 1973: A state senator representing eastern New Mexico was urging Congress to focus on safer roads beyond major highways. "It is senseless to build a ribbon of super highways and then...

 By Jamie Cushman    News    June 21, 2018 

Judge: Escapees, officer not eligible for bond

CLOVIS — The three men charged with escaping from the Clovis jail on Friday — and the jail officer accused of helping them - appeared via video in Curry County Magistrate Court on Wednesday.... Full story

 News    June 21, 2018 

Events calendar - June 21

Today • Preschool storytime — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 • Colour Creators — 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Project: Operation Gratitude cards. Information:...


Former daycare worker arrested

CLOVIS — A former daycare worker fired for fighting in front of more than a dozen 4-year-old children was arrested Wednesday. Elizabeth Parrez, 25, is charged with 13 counts of abuse of a child (does not result in death or great bodily injury) and... Full story

 News    June 21, 2018 

Meetings calendar - June 21

Today • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. at North Annex of Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7828 • Curry County Health Council — Noon at administrative complex, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6009 • ENM...

 By Jamie Cushman    News    June 21, 2018 

Animal shelter petition may have been prompted by miscommunication

PORTALES — The Portales animal shelter dominated the public comment portion of Tuesday’s Portales City Council meeting. A misunderstanding regarding the shelter’s euthanasia policy may have led to the public outcry. Animal rescue workers... Full story


Water authority to consider lease on new office space

CLOVIS — The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority could have a new home following today’s meeting. The board is scheduled to vote on a lease agreement for a new office space. The ENMWUA currently works out of 809 Parkland Drive, Suite A,...


City to consider wording on cats and dogs

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission will consider clearing up language on what it means for cats and dogs to run at large and decide on whether to accept a negotiation on property liens. According to the ordinance up for introduction at today’s 5...

 News    June 21, 2018 

Pages past - June 21

On this date ... 1958: Clovis police arrested 12 people for gambling at Teddy's Shine Parlor, 521 W. First St. The Clovis News-Journal reported: "Those weren't the popping of shoe shine rags echoing...

 News    June 21, 2018 

Jail logs - June 21

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday through Wednesday: Clovis • Leo Arellano, 23, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Joann McClendon, 39, failure to pay fines • Jena Bender, 28, bringing contraband into jail •...

 News    June 21, 2018 

Court record: Inmate called accomplice from jail to announce escape

CLOVIS — A Clovis man charged with harboring a felon was told about last Friday’s escape from the Curry County jail before it occurred, according to court records filed Thursday in Curry County Magistrate Court. Aaron Clark, one of three county i... Full story

 By Jamie Cushman    News    June 20, 2018

Escaped inmates back in custody

CLOVIS — Three inmates who escaped from the Clovis jail on Friday were captured Tuesday after a standoff with police at an apartment near Dennis Chavez Park. Shots were fired, but the nearly... Full story

 By Kevin Wilson    News    June 20, 2018

Detention officer booked into jail

CLOVIS — A corrections officer accused of helping three inmates escape the Curry County Adult Detention Center Friday is back at the center. This time, it’s on the other side of the cell doors. Sarina Dodson, 28, was booked into the detention...


Tucumcari man fatally shot during hostage situation

TUCUMCARI — A Tucumcari man was fatally shot by a Quay County sheriff's deputy during a hostage situation early Tuesday morning in Tucumcari. Robert Roybal, 55, was killed by a single shot fired just after 4:50 a.m. A release from the New Mexico...


Pages past - June 20

On this date ... 1988: Members of the Clovis Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Division were looking for ways to re-open discussions with a business developer. Duncan Bonnell had been consideri...


Events calendar - June

Today • Medicaid Member Day — 1 p.m.-4 p.m. at Portales Memorial Bulding. Questions, answers, renewal and enrollment. Information: 575-627-5566 • Tiny tots storytime — 10 a.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840...


Meetings calendar - June 20

Today • Curry County Chamber Board — 11:30 a.m. at chamber boardroom. Information: 575-769-7828 Thursday • Clovis City Commission — 5:15 p.m. at North Annex of Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7828 • Curry County Health...


Jail logs - June 20

Booked The following were booked into local jails Monday through Tuesday: Clovis • Eloy Bailon, 26, concealing identity, probation violation • Trina McReynolds, 46, driving while license suspended or revoked • Anthony Williamson, 19, failure...

 By Jamie Cushman    News    June 19, 2018

Records: Officer accused in escape was alone

CLOVIS — Court records filed on Monday show Sarina Dodson, the Clovis detention officer accused of assisting in Friday’s escape of three detainees from the Curry County Adult Detention Center,... Full story

 By David Grieder    News    June 19, 2018

Roosevelt inmates tending garden

PORTALES - Jailhouse jalapeños: coming soon, perhaps, to a plate near you. They're not really any different from other jalapeños, only that they are one of a number of crops in progress right now...


New rec center on Portales agenda

PORTALES — After its last meeting included lengthy and often contentious public input regarding the city of Portales potentially turning its rec center into an entertainment venue, tonight the Portales City Council will discuss ideas for a new... Full story


Texico man pleads guilty to theft of livestock

MULESHOE — A Texico man pleaded guilty Friday to theft of livestock charges in Muleshoe. Jeffrey Provence, 52, received a two-year deferred sentence and paid restitution to Frontera Feedyard for selling company cattle as his own for nearly four...


Reporter's notebook: Just a preview

Eastern New Mexico University's newest architecture won't have its grand opening until late August, but a very small tour is taking place today. Jeff Elwell, president of the Portales campus and...


Pages past - June 19

On this date ... 1963: The five digit Zone Improvement Program was nearing implementation and area post offices were about to receive their ZIP codes. The Clovis Sectional Center had 21 affiliate...


Events calendar - June 19

Today • Lego Club — 1 p.m. at Clovis Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840 • Clovis High School Wildcat Marching Band History — 6:30 p.m. presentation with Norvil Howell at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840...


Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017

Rendered 06/21/2018 15:25