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Crowd gathers to remember 9/11

Speaking to a crowd of first-responders and area residents, David Stone asked those gathered to reflect on the 18 years that have passed since the deadly terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. "Can you...

 

Public record - Sept. 15

The folllowing marriage licenses were recently filed at the Curry County Clerk’s office: • Chase Thomas Garrison Knighton, 24, and Marianne Cendana Panes, 26, both of Clovis • Leroy Taylor, 81, and Glenda Ruth Horner, 70, both of Clovis ...

 

Chase ends with crash into building

CLOVIS - A police chase ended Wednesday morning with a stolen vehicle crashing into a Clovis apartment complex, witnesses said. A police spokesman said no one was injured. A Muleshoe man, Ismael Zach...

 

Commission to consider letter

CLOVIS — The Curry County Board of Commissioners will look to approve a response letter to the New Mexico Department of Aging and Long-Term Services in regards to grant funding for two projects at La Casa Senior Center during its regularly...

 

Portales to consider approving agreement

PORTALES — The Portales City Council will seek approval of a memorandum agreement between the State of New Mexico Department of Transportation and the City of Portales during its regular Tuesday evening meeting. The agreement would be for FY2020...

 

Residents invited to infrastructure meeting

CLOVIS — Residents with limited water access south of Clovis are invited to a meeting Tuesday evening to hear about recent and forthcoming infrastructure developments. The Eastern Plains Council of Governments is sponsoring the meeting from 6 p.m....

 

Clovis woman killed in crash

RUIDOSO — A Clovis woman was killed and two people were injured Friday night when a car drove through a Ruidoso restaurant, according to a release from the New Mexico State Police. Tammy Lynn Ford, 58, died on the scene at the Farley’s...

 

Man accused in stabbing pleads not guilty

FARWELL — The man accused of stabbing a woman to death last month in Bovina entered a plea of not guilty on Tuesday in Parmer County Court. Michael Orozco, 41, waived his arraignment appearance and pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder, for...

 

Pages past - Sept. 15

On this date ... 1959: Levine’s in Clovis was preparing for a September Spectacular sale. Nylon stretch socks were 19 cents a pair. Children’s cowboy boots were $3.99 a pair. Men’s slip-on shoes were $5. Non-skid scatter rugs were 89 cents to...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 15

Today • Third annual Bonem Home Golf Tournament — 11 a.m. two-player scramble; noon shotgun start, Portales Country Club. Event followed by dinner, prizes, and live music. $80 registration includes player plus one dinner. Information: BreeAnn...

 

Court documents: Former golf course operator's bank account cleaned out

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis was granted a restraining order Monday to freeze the bank accounts of its former golf course operator, claiming Charlie Maciel did not inform them of debt owed on merchandise it purchased from him. Court documents,...

 

Water woes

PORTALES - No water means restaurants, car washes and even churches have to close, as Portales residents were reminded, again, on Sunday. "We canceled our service because we'd have had no restrooms....

 

Jail boss back after year abroad

CLOVIS - Working counter-terrorism efforts from a Navy base in Africa and operating a jail in rural New Mexico may not seem to have much in common. But "leadership doesn't change," Mark Gallegos told...

 

9/11 memorialized in two local events

The 18-year anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attacks on American soil in U.S. history are remembered worldwide this week and in two community events in eastern New Mexico. A remembrance ceremony this morning in Portales is scheduled from 7:30...

 

Meetings calendar - Sept. 11

Thursday • City of Clovis Senior Services Committee — 3 p.m., Clovis City Hall assembly room, 321 N. Connelly, Clovis. Information: 575-763-9654 Tuesday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m., Commission Chambers, Curry County Administration...

 

Pages past - Sept. 11

On this date ... 2001: Nearly 3,000 people were killed in terrorist attacks at New York’s World Trade Center, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and on a plane that crashed in Pennsylvania. Former Eastern New Mexico University basketball player Ron...

 

Our Lady of Guadalupe Fiesta this weekend

CLOVIS — Three days of music, games, garage sales and more can be experienced this weekend at the Our Lady of Guadalupe and San Jose Mission Fiesta. “Every church has their own fiesta and normally that’s dedicated to a patron saint. It usually...

 

Relay tourney canceled

The Relay For Life Mushball Tournament this Saturday has been canceled due to a lack of participating teams. Organizers hope to reschedule the event for the second half of October, after the Relay For Life’s main event on Oct. 1...

 

RGH board to hold meeting

PORTALES — The Roosevelt General Hospital District Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday. The meeting will be held telephonically. The call in number is 866-866-2244, with 7158246# as the passcode. The agenda includes...

 

Officials discuss little-known license law

CLOVIS — If a law passes in the New Mexico Legislature and nobody knows it’s a law six years later, does it make an impact? Shannon LeBlanc offered evidence results vary when the Legislature’s military and veterans’ affairs committee met...

 

Water authority hoping to accelerate federal cooperation

CLOVIS — The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority is hoping it can knock out a big chunk of its long-discussed water project in the next few years, provided it can throw down an upfront financial gauntlet. David Lansford, chair for both the...

 

Portales approves alternative grading format

PORTALES — An alternative grading format, touted as more comprehensive and revealing, was approved Monday for implementation among the first- and second-grade students at James Elementary School in Portales. Instead of a single numerical grade per...

 

Jail log - Sept. 11

Booked The following were booked into local jails Friday-Monday: Clovis • Greg Nunez, 37, driving while license suspended or revoked, failure to stop or yield at intersection • Tayvin Hall, 33, aggravated battery on a household member, false...

 

ENMU hopes to partner with Imagination Library

PORTALES — Reading is a lifelong skill and it can be beneficial to start learning as soon as possible, but not everyone might have access to the right reading material for the youngest children. The Eastern New Mexico University Foundation is...

 

Events calendar - Sept. 11

Today • 9/11 remembrance ceremony — 7:30 a.m., James Polk Stone Community Bank, downtown Portales. Information: 575-356-6601 • Tiny Tots — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840 ...

 

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