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 By David Grieder    News    November 7, 2018

Gone fishin'

OASIS STATE PARK - Good fishing takes patience, sure, but you still need the fundaments. There was a little bit of both at Oasis State Park's 26th annual "Kids Fishin' Clinic" Saturday morning...

 

Events calendar - Nov. 7

Today • Tiny Tots — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840 • Preschool storytime “Amazing America” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information:...

 

Meetings calendar - Nov. 7

Today • Clovis Community College board of trustees — 8 a.m., CCC, 417 Schepps Blvd., Room 512, Clovis. Information: 575-769-4001 Friday • Curry County Commission special meeting (to canvass election) — 1:30 p.m., Commission Chambers, 417...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    November 7, 2018

Plenty of chances to honor vets

CLOVIS — Eastern New Mexico will have several opportunities this week to recognize the sacrifice made by men and women in the military with a week of activities that began Monday night. Multiple...

 
 By David Grieder    News    November 7, 2018

Judge rules in favor of Roosevelt County

PORTALES — Keith Parrish has lost cases so far in state and federal courts, but the former corrections officer is not done with his claims that he was overworked and undercompensated while employed by Roosevelt County. Late last month a judge...

 

Water contamination town hall set

CLOVIS — A town hall with officials and experts regarding the recent water contamination from Cannon Air Force Base is scheduled for Friday evening in Clovis, according to a news release Tuesday. The event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the North Anne...

 

Pages past - Nov. 7

On this date ... 1968: Piggly Wiggly stores were giving away up to $1,000 in their "Post Time At The Races" game, and selling "Revere Ware" cookware at "amazing prices." This week's grocery specials...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    November 7, 2018

Collector secures Tucumcari neon

TUCUMCARI — Workers on Oct. 25 dismantled and hauled away a 1950s-era neon sign from the Cactus RV Park in Tucumcari after a collector from Albuquerque purchased it. It was the second time in less...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    November 7, 2018

Faith feature: Donations open for Christmas program

CLOVIS — Come Christmas time, a little shoebox can go a long way. Literally. Starting Monday, Parkland Baptist Church in Clovis will once again be accepting donations for Operation Christmas Child...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    November 7, 2018

Business feature: Family business recognized

A third-generation family business with locations in Portales and Clovis was recognized earlier this month by the Parker Center for Family Business as the New Mexico Family Business of the Year. The...

 
 By David Grieder    News    November 7, 2018

Shooting tourney raises funds for Oasis

CLOVIS — Where else but the High Plains can a shooting tournament at a gun range raise enough money to sustain a local safe house? Maybe a few other places — but it definitely occurred last...

 

Jail logs - Nov. 7

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday-Monday: Clovis • Zachary White, 18, out of state fugitive • Michael Bradley, 60, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Isaiah Ulibarri, 23, forgery (make or alter) • Patricia...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    November 7, 2018

Education feature: Clovis schools maintenance department recognized

CLOVIS — For the third straight year, Clovis Municipal Schools has been recognized for having the best maintenance department among all 6A school districts in the state. CMS won the Best Performer A...

 

Clayton: 'Scariest' city in New Mexico

CLAYTON — Hollywood says any publicity is good publicity. Being designated New Mexico’s “scariest town” might not be what Clayton had in mind, but the business owners probably won’t mind if it brings in more tourism. Albuquerque has held...

 

Southwest roundup - Nov. 7

Halloween snowfall blankets area ski resorts TAOS — A snowstorm that rolled across Northern New Mexico on Oct. 30 and lasted through Halloween morning, dropped nearly a foot or more of fresh powder at area ski resorts. Sipapu Ski Resort near Taos...

 

Williamson: Communities pulling out stops for Veterans Day

Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice signed to end hostilities in World War I, giving our communities an extra reason to pull out all the stops with at least a dozen Veterans Day...

 

Vander Dussen new judge; Zamora unofficial state rep winner

Republican Janemarie Vander Dussen is Curry County's new magistrate court judge. And eastern New Mexico may have a new state representative in Republican Martin Zamora. Vander Dussen received almost 53 percent of the vote to defeat Democrat Nicole Ro...

 
 By David Grieder    News    November 4, 2018

'Ripped in half?' Maybe not

CLOVIS — Is the city of Clovis “ripped in half,” over the prospect of a racino, as a state legislator said last month? Are its elected leaders evenly divided on the matter? While there is surely some dispute on the issue, at least half of...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    November 4, 2018

Ready to love

One Portales resident is showing there's no age restrictions on giving back. With the help of family friend Kerri Smith and her mother Tiffany Kendrick, 4-year-old Keslynn Thompson this year...

 
 By Jamie Cushman    News    November 4, 2018

Full-time volunteers on their way to Curry, Roosevelt

Seven full-time volunteers will soon be coming to Curry and Roosevelt counties as the United Way of Eastern New Mexico was recently approved to bring in individuals as part of a national service program offered by AmeriCorps. VISTA, or Volunteers in...

 

Little dino a big deal

ABIQUIÚ — George Whitaker’s sprint alerted his group that this wasn’t going to be just another Sunday morning. June 1947, Ghost Ranch: Whitaker, who had gone off on his own to explore, came running back to a team led by noted American Museum...

 

Events calendar - Nov. 4

Today • Daylight saving time ends — 2 a.m. Turn clocks back one hour. • Top Shot Tournament (benefit for The Oasis Children’s Advocate Center) — 8 a.m., The Firing Pin, 1654 US 60/84, Clovis. Four-person teams $50 per person ($200 per...

 

Meetings calendar - Nov. 4

Monday • Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority special board meeting — 9 a.m., ENMWUA office, Sitterly Professional Center, 801 Pile St., Suite 214, Clovis. Information: 575-935-4262 Tuesday • Election Day • Portales City Council ...

 

Jail logs - Nov. 4

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday-Thursday: Clovis • Eduardo Blanco, 23, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge, probation violation • Julian Murillo, 41, failure to appear on a felony charge • Savannah Owen, 32,...

 

Public record - Nov. 4

The following marriage licenses were filed through Thursday at the Curry County Clerk’s Office: • Ryan Alexander Pelham, 29, of Clovis, to Leeann La Shawn Genllaro, 30, of Amarillo • Marcus Daniel Standley, 38,to Suzanne Michelle Abdill, 39,...

 

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