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Meetings calendar - July 10

Thursday • Eastern New Mexico University Regents special called telephonic meeting — 9 a.m., Regents Room, ENMU Administration Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2121 • Senior Services Committee — 3 p.m. at Clovis city hall, 321...

 

Pages past - July 10

On this date ... 1969: Eastern New Mexico was celebrating the “alpha and omega” of flight, according to a pair of photos in the Clovis News-Journal. One file photo featured pioneer aviator Charles Lindbergh, a frequent visitor to the region in...

 

Wheatfields partially evacuated

CLOVIS - The weekend's heavy rains have led to a partial evacuation of the Wheatfields Senior Living facility. The facility, first opened in 2011, sustained extensive water damage when a roof repair...

 

ENMU regents board to consider Roswell physical plant building

PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University regents board will look at building a physical plant building and renovating the auto and welding center for its Roswell campus during its meeting Thursday morning at the Portales campus...

 

Business digest - July 10

Clovis RGH clinic open to patients Today is the first day the Roosevelt General Hospital’s Clovis clinic can see patients, according to an RGH release. The clinic, located at 2000 W. 21st St., held a ribbon cutting in April. However, patients...

 

Siblings appear in separate hearings in homicide

PORTALES - The brother and sister charged in a Portales homicide appeared in separate hearings Monday afternoon in Roosevelt County court for pre-trial conferences. Korbin Baldridge, 19, charged with...

 

Clovis to consider forward motion on effluent pipeline

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission will look at continuing its movement on its effluent pipeline project at its regular meeting Thursday. The only item in the new business section of the 5:15 p.m. meeting at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver...

 

Roosevelt to consider options to sell health care building

PORTALES — Roosevelt County will begin exploring options to sell its longtime healthcare building in an effort to “pare down and focus” its efforts as a governmental entity. Since 1995 the La Casa Family Health Center has operated at the 1515...

 

Jail log - July 10

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday - Monday: Clovis • Marisol Ramirez, 34, battery upon a peace officer, disorderly conduct, resisting, evading or obstructing an officer • Orlando Silas, 42, battery against a household...

 

Paul's Journey to perform Friday in Portales

PORTALES — University Baptist Church is set to host Paul's Journey, an award-winning Houston-area Christian group. The performance is set for 6:30 p.m. Friday at the church, located at 1012 W. 15th St. Paul's Journey is comprised of Rod Treme, Ron...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    July 10, 2019

Hemp operation growing in PDL

SANTA ROSA — Vince Cordova is preparing to take his plans to enter the hemp-oil market to the next level, despite federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cautionary advice about cannabidiol (CBD)...

 

Blaze burns acreage and old vehicles

CLOVIS - The 4th of July is "always the busiest day of the year for the fire department," said Clovis Fire Dept. Chief Mike Nolen, and this year was no exception. Nolen told The News on Friday that...

 

Events calendar - July 7

Monday through Wednesday • Vacation Bible School: “International Spy Academy: Agents for the One True God” — 5:30-7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church Texico, 224 Turner Street, Texico. Open to kindergarten through sixth grade. Information:...

 

Plenty of discussion, but no action taken by parks committee

CLOVIS — There was discussion aplenty Tuesday night regarding Clovis’ parks, particularly the future shooting range at Ned Houk Park. But no actions were taken, partially by circumstance and partially by design. The city’s parks, recreation...

 

Reunion bringing in crowd

PORTALES — No, that’s not a convention in town next weekend at Portales’ Memorial Building, and it’s not open to the public. It’s just a big family reunion. For the first time since 1979, when the Elliott family tradition first started,...

 

Walmart stopping gun sales

CLOVIS — In a few weeks, you can cross the state’s largest retailer off of your list for firearms purchases. Effective July 27, Walmart plans to stop selling firearms at all New Mexico locations, including its stores in Clovis and Portales. The s...

 

Software glitch causes delays in pay

CLOVIS — Many Clovis city employees checking their bank balances Friday might have found they were a little short. City officials said a glitch in new payroll software greeted them on Friday, causing delays in scheduled pay to its employees. “We...

 

Meetings calendar - July 7

Monday • Portales Municipal Schools board — 12-1:30 p.m., Board Room, L.C. Cozzens Administrative Offices, 501 S. Abilene, Portales. Information: 575-356-7000 • Clovis Astronomy Club — 7 p.m., Room 143 or 145 (look for signs), Clovis...

 

Pages past - July 7

On this date ... 1969: Alvin Woodburn, Clovis’ official weather watcher, had recorded 1.27 inches of rain for the month, all of it coming July 5, most of it coming in about 15 minutes. Temperatures dropped 20 degrees during the day’s downpour,...

 

Piano duet recital set for Friday

CLOVIS — Sharing a stage is not for every musician. Sharing a piano is for even fewer. An exception to the rule is set for First United Methodist Church, as visiting musicians Denise Parr-Scanlin and Maria Garzon will perform a piano duet recital 7...

 

Public record - July 7

The following marriage licenses were filed through Thursday at the Curry County Clerk’s Office: • Efrain Anselmo Galvan, 41, and Deseray Jeanelle Peralez, 35, both of Clovis • James Gary Vallejos, 52, and Melissa Rae Walker, 49, both of Clovis...

 

Tax board approves over $50k in recommendations

CLOVIS - The Lodger's Tax Advisory Board on Tuesday approved recommendations for over $50,000 in community programming hoping to bring tourist dollars into Clovis, subject to final approval this week...

 

Stolen Clovis city vehicle recovered

CLOVIS — The city stolen last week and recovered Tuesday was back in the care of Clovis' Parks and Recreation Dept. this week, officials said. "It was in no worse condition than what it was when it was stolen," city manager Justin Howalt said of...

 

Roosevelt to consider appointment

PORTALES — The Roosevelt County Commission will consider appointment of Commissioner Matthew Hunton to be its voting delegate for the New Mexico Counties workers compensation pool board during its Tuesday meeting. Other items on the agenda for the...

 

School board to cover budget matters

PORTALES — The Portales Municipal Schools Board of Education will largely take care of early fiscal year budget matters and have a first reading for revisions to its policy manual at its Tuesday meeting. The noon meeting at the Portales schools...

 

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