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Family: Shooting being investigated as suspicious

CLOVIS — Family members of a man found shot to death Tuesday morning in Clovis say the matter is being investigated as suspicious. Clovis police said officers responded at 10:42 a.m. Tuesday to the 1100 block of North Prince Street and encountered... Full story

 

Legislators share their concerns, priorities

The New Mexico Legislature opens at noon Tuesday, but area lawmakers are already busy in the days leading up to the 30-day session. We queried area lawmakers on their concerns entering the session, which runs to noon Feb. 20. Phelps Anderson (R-Roswe...

 

King celebrated

CLOVIS - Students from all grades in Clovis spent weeks putting together art projects, essays and speeches in honor of one of the nation's most influential civil rights leaders, Martin Luther King,...

 

Trio to bring unique sound to Clovis

CLOVIS - Using their backgrounds in classical music to take a string-instrument spin on hit songs old and new, the musical trio Take3 will bring their unique sound to Clovis this week. It's part of...

 

Roosevelt planning block grant hearings

PORTALES — Roosevelt County is planning four hearings for public input on potential Community Block Development Grant projects. The hearings are scheduled for noon and 5:30 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 13 at the commission room on the first floor of the... Full story

 

Billy the Kid film on Amazon Prime Video

ALBUQUERQUE — An independent film about Billy the Kid has made its way to living rooms across the world. “In Their Own Words, Billy the Kid and the Lincoln County War” has been released on Amazon Prime Video, according to a release from... Full story

 

Closures scheduled at rail crossings

Due to new rail installations, there will be various closures at BNSF rail crossings over the next three weeks, according to a release from RoadSafe Traffic Systems. Work began on Thursday and will run through Feb. 5. Signs will indicate detour...

 

Pages past - Jan. 19

On this date ... 1967: Eastern New Mexico University President Charles Meister was feuding with Gov. David Cargo over the proposed use of Walker Air Force Base facilities in Roswell. The base was scheduled to close and ENMU was making plans to open...

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 19

Wednesday • City of Clovis Public Works Committee — 8:30 a.m., Clovis City Hall assembly room, 321 N. Connelly, Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654   Thursday • Eastern New Mexico University Regents — 10 a.m., main conference room, Hilton...

 

Public record - Jan. 19

The following marriage licenses were recently filed at the Curry County Clerk’s office: • Daniel Ray Prucey, 27, and Courtney Michelle Schmitt, 30, both of Clovis • Darnell Lashawn Lewis-Sayles, 25, of Clovis and Amber Danyell Cunningham, 24,...

 

Curry to consider tax cut

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission is considering a tax cut. “It’s a rare opportunity,” said Commission Vice Chairman Seth Martin. “More times than not they end up re-allocating funds to another program or use and I think this gives us...

 

Company donates to ENMU

PORTALES — NBCUniversal continues to give back to New Mexico, and Eastern New Mexico University is the latest beneficiary. The company purchased a studio in Albuquerque in 2019 and got involved in the state's Give Back program, a workforce...

 

Jail log - Jan. 19

Booked The following were booked into local jails (Tuesday - Friday): Clovis ∞ Fatima Stephenson, 63, theft of identity, fraud, unlawful use or theft of an ATM or debit card ∞ Bernard Parson, 55, shoplifting, possession of a controlled substance...

 

Events calendar - Jan. 19

Today • Commando Cats and Canines walk-in pet vaccine clinic — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Hydration Station, 523 W. University Drive, Portales. Parvo/distemper: $15; FVRCP: $15; rabies: $15; microchip: $20. Cash only. Information: Email...

 

Jail Logs - Jan. 17

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

 

Meetings calendar - Jan. 15

Today • City of Clovis Finance Committee — 2 p.m., Clovis City Hall small conference room, 321 N. Connelly, Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654   Thursday • Curry County Health Council — 12-1 p.m., Commission Room, Curry County Administration...

 

Events calendar - Jan. 15

Today • Reality Check Day at Portales High School — 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Portales High School, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. Experiential education program on for area ninth graders about adult financial responsibility. Volunteers needed to fill...

 

Portales could see extra grant money

PORTALES — Of all the New Mexico school districts receiving money from Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy grants, Portales Municipal Schools is the only district in 100% compliance with the grant requirements. The benefit may be a bonus of mor...

 

MLK events set in communities

The accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr. have echoed throughout generations and every year groups in Clovis and Portales make sure to celebrate his legacy. This Saturday, the Clovis chapter of...

 

Ortega: Phase set for late March completion

CLOVIS — Though the final completion date has moved back about three months from original estimates, the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority is satisfied with what’s been completed so far on its Finished Water 2 efforts. Authority...

 

Jail logs - Jan. 15

Booked The following were booked into local jails (Friday-Tuesday): Clovis • Abriana Gomez, 25, failure to appear on a felony charge • Misty Maldonado, 40, aggravated driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any drug • Jeremy...

 

Pages Past - Jan. 15

On this date ... 1975: Gideon Bender had been elected president of United Way’s board of directors in Clovis. Vice-president was J.A. McDaniel,while John Hager had been re-elected treasurer. Other officers were Ed Tatum, Col. Kenneth Kuhlmann and...

 

Curry commission approves jail X-ray

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission broke in the new year by approving the purchase of new security equipment at the detention center during their first meeting Tuesday morning. Mark Gallegos said the jail is in need of an advanced system to help...

 

Kleyn-Kennedy: Esports draws wide cross-section

Clovis Municipal Schools have joined the ranks of a whole new class of sporting events — esports. Despite its seeming recent arrival on the scene, esports have been around for some time. The “e” stands for electronic, and esports are commonly... Full story

 
 By David Stevens    News    January 15, 2020

Police detective charged with embezzling

CLOVIS — A Clovis police detective has been charged with embezzling $166 from a man he arrested in June. Francisco Hernandez, 33, faces misdemeanor charges of embezzlement and tampering with evidence, court records show. Records show Hernandez is s... Full story

 

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