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 By David Grieder    News    May 22, 2019 

Roosevelt to consider alcohol sales

PORTALES — County commissioners on Tuesday broached the topic of permitting alcohol sales in unincorporated parts of Roosevelt County, potentially opening new possibilities for wine tastings, beer gardens, and rodeo sponsorships. Chairman Shane...

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 22, 2019 

Clovis seniors reflect

CLOVIS - A stream of purple poured Saturday night across the grounds of the Curry County Events Center, accompanied by a cheering audience of thousands and the Clovis High School Band's rendition of...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    May 22, 2019 

Agreement to build new magistrate court approved

CLOVIS — The Curry County Magistrate Court is where most people are introduced to the judicial system, and if things break right they’ll never move on to district court. A few years down the road, though, those two courthouses could be...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    May 22, 2019 

Portales grad did it all

PORTALES - The Portales High School track and soccer teams, band, choir, theater and National Honor Society will say goodbye to some of its members on Friday following graduation. In one case,...

 

Houseboat blocks highway after accident

One man was injured in a collision Monday morning that left a houseboat stranded for hours blocking the highway approaching Cannon Air Force Base. The two-vehicle incident took place at 11:40 a.m., wh...

 
 News    May 22, 2019 

Pages past - May 22

On this date ... 1969: A “cloudy cold front” had rolled through eastern New Mexico overnight, dropping temperatures by 42 degrees in 16 hours. The area saw a Wednesday afternoon high of 92 degrees, but by 7 a.m. Thursday temperatures had fallen...

 
 News    May 22, 2019 

Meetings calendar - May 22

Today • City of Clovis Public Works Committee — 8:30 a.m., Clovis City Hall assembly room, 321 N. Connelly, Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 • Curry Resident Senior Meals Association public hearing — 3 p.m., 901 W. 13th St., Clovis. Seeking...

 
 News    May 22, 2019 

Graduation calendar - May 22

Friday • Tucumcari High School graduation — 6 p.m., Rattler Gym, Tucumcari High School, 1001 S. Seventh St., Tucumcari. Information: 575-461-3910 • Farwell High School graduation — 7 p.m. (CDT), Farwell High School Auditorium, 801 Ave. G.,...

 
 News    May 22, 2019 

Jail log - May 22

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday - Monday: Clovis • Robert Maestas, 44, probation violation • Christopher Hesselbach, 47, failure to register as a sex offender • Daniel Acosta, 22, tampering with evidence, resisting,...

 

Street work ongoing

PORTALES — The Portales Public Works Department’s street division is working on West University Drive between South Avenues A and B. City officials said concrete work is expected to continue through May 30. Motorists are asked to watch for...

 

Portales City Pool to open Friday

PORTALES — The Portales City Pool will open for the season starting Friday, with the facility open six afternoons and evenings each week. The pool will be open Tuesday through Saturday, with regular swimming from 1 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., night...

 

Summer reading program begins

CLOVIS — Public school officials in Clovis are encouraging students in grades pre-K through eight to read throughout the summer with help from area businesses. The district’s summer reading program begins Thursday, with students who bring...

 

Special meeting scheduled

PORTALES — The Roosevelt County Commission has scheduled a special meeting for 1 p.m. May 30 at the commission room in the Roosevelt County Courthouse. The meeting is scheduled for discussion of the preliminary 2019-20 county budget. Information:...

 
 News    May 22, 2019 

Business digest - May 22

JCPenney general manager earns award PLANO, Texas — The general manager for Clovis’ JCPenney location was awarded the company’s Founder’s Award for outstanding accomplishments in 2018, according to a company release. Jennifer Urban was one...

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 22, 2019 

Pair accused of mailing drugs to jail

CLOVIS — The scheme was to mail drugs to a Clovis jail inmate. The plan was foiled when law enforcement asked why an envelope postmarked over 200 miles away had listed a law firm within walking distance of the jail as its return address. A captain...

 

Man gets 2 1/2 years in prison

CLOVIS — The man hospitalized last year after shooting himself following a standoff at the Curry County jail was sentenced Tuesday to 2 1/2 years in prison. That was for the charges that landed him in jail before the shooting. Wesley Flores, 29, pl...

 

Man hopes to plead in death

PORTALES — Charged last year with second-degree murder for the April 2018 shooting death of Dylan McKay, 23-year old Angel Loya hopes to plead down to voluntary manslaughter in a conference this morning in Roosevelt County. Loya told Portales...

 
 News    May 22, 2019 

Events calendar - May 22

Today • Carson and Barnes “CircusSaurus” — 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Children’s tickets $6-$20; adult tickets $14-$28. Ticket information available at http://www.bigtopshow.com, or by...

 
 News    May 22, 2019 

Jail Logs - May 22

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

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 22, 2019 

Plea nets 6-year sentence in 2018 homicide

PORTALES - Angel Loya was sentenced Wednesday morning to six years in prison after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter in connection with the April 2018 shooting death of Dylan McKay in...

 

ENMU baseball coach resigns

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University will soon begin a nationwide search for a new baseball coach, as David Gomez has resigned the spot to pursue other opportunities in his home state of Louisiana. The university announced the resignation...

 

Events calendar - May 19

Today • Texico High School graduation — 2 p.m., Texico Sports Arena, Texico Municipal Schools, 520 N. Griffin St., Texico. Information: 575-482-3801 • Grady High School graduation — 5 p.m., Gymnasium, Grady Municipal Schools, 100 Franklin...

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 19, 2019

Credit card receipt helps locate girl

TEXICO — A young girl missing from Texico was located unharmed in Portales and reunited with her family after an exhaustive community-wide search that stretched through Wednesday night. Police found 9-year old Roberta Manzanales Thursday morning,...

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 19, 2019

Standoff ends with Clovis man hospitalized

CLOVIS - A four-hour standoff Tuesday in Clovis ended with one man hospitalized with minor injuries and for a mental health evaluation, police said. Timothy Batchelor, 35, was charged with...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    May 19, 2019

City passes leash ordinance

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission was in the doghouse with several outspoken critics of its proposed animal leash ordinance, with final approval hanging in the balance during its Thursday meeting. Undeterred by those critics, and their...

 

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