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Airport fuel item on Clovis agenda

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission is tasked with a pair of items on fuel services at the Clovis Municipal Airport, a liquor license transfer to a returning restaurant and a rethinking of lodgers tax dollars. The meeting, set for 5:15 p.m. Thursda...

 

Governor signs red-flag bill

PORTALES - Roosevelt County officially made its opposition known Tuesday morning, just hours before Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the red-flag gun bill into law. In a news release from her...

 

Disc golf enthusiasts pitch second course

CLOVIS - Shooting enthusiasts are looking forward to the day they'll be able to have practice and competitions at Ned Houk Park. Disc golf enthusiasts are hoping to stay there, but grow the game a...

 

Couple facing fire, robbery allegations

CLOVIS — A Clovis couple is facing allegations they set a structure fire on Valentine’s Day to cover up a jewelry robbery. Daniel Aranda, 53, was booked into the Curry County Adult Detention Center on Sunday. He entered no plea Monday in Curry...

 

Water authority to review audit report

CLOVIS — The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority will review its annual audit report and consider a pair of easement agreements when it meets Thursday afternoon. The 3 p.m. meeting at the Sitterly Professional Center will also cover updates...

 

Early voting ends Saturday

CLOVIS — Saturday is the final day voters can cast an early ballot prior to the Tuesday municipal elections. • In Clovis, early voting sites are the Clovis City Clerk’s office (8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays) and the North Plains Mall police...

 

Cancer symposium to be hosted Saturday

CLOVIS — Presbyterian Healthcare Services is hosting a cancer symposium Saturday, according to a company release. The Leap Into Cancer Awareness event is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Master’s Centre. It will cover different types of cancers,...

 

Solid waste center closing for training

PORTALES — The city of Portales will close its solid waste convenience center today beginning at 11:45 a.m. for staff training. The center is scheduled to reopen at 8 a.m. Thursday. The center is located at 1230 N. Avon Ave., and is intended for...

 

Lubbock man's arraignment hearing delayed

CLOVIS — An arraignment hearing scheduled for a Lubbock man accused of second-degree murder was delayed Monday when the accused objected to the judge who was assigned his case. Steven Hogues, 34, was indicted in January by a Curry County grand...

 

Work to begin on four Texas roadways

SUDAN — The Texas Department of Transportation will begin work Monday on projects to improve four roadways that many local travelers to Lubbock and Amarillo and most residents of Farwell will surely notice. According to a pair of releases from...

 

Clovis native pleads guilty in accusation of theft

GALLUP — A Clovis native and former Miyamura High School head football coach entered a guilty plea this month in connection to an accusation he stole from one of his players. John Roanhaus, 42, reached a plea agreement Feb. 13 to larceny of $250...

 

Pages past - Feb. 26

On this date ... 1970: A black airman, court-martialed because of his Afro haircut, returned to duty at Cannon Air Force Base to find his hair was now in compliance with new regulations. Capt. Robert Stewart, August Doyle’s attorney, said Doyle...

 

Meetings calendar - Feb. 26

Today • Roosevelt County Community Development Block Grant public input hearing — Noon, Commission Room, Roosevelt County Courthouse, 109 W. First St., Portales. Public hearing to report on past CDBG activities and receive public input on...

 
 By Wire reports    News    February 26, 2020 

Grant awarded to Portales airport

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded more than $1 million in federal grants to New Mexico airports, including $150,000 to Portales Municipal Airport to perform pavement sealing and crack repair of the existing taxiway. Airports in...

 

Education digest - Feb. 26

Clovis native gets NMSU position Clovis native Derek Dictson will be the new vice president for university advancement at New Mexico State University, according to a release from the school. Dictson, the valedictorian of the 1994 graduating class at...

 

Business digest - Feb. 26

Office holding workshop The Hobbs field office for the New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration will hold a free workshop from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. April 7 at Clovis Community College, Room 101. The forum is open to anybody, but is aimed...

 

Jail log - Feb. 26

Booked The following were booked into local jails (Friday-Tuesday): Clovis ∞ Ben Hern, 32, probation violation ∞ Quintessa Samora, 41, failure to pay fines ∞ Shirley Thompson, 72, contempt of court ∞ Ralph Flores, 52, unlawful taking of a...

 

Events calendar - Feb. 26

Today • Blood drive — 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Health and Fitness Center Gymnasium, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825 or Jan Williams at 575-769-4154 • Tiny...

 

Jail Logs - Feb. 26

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

 

Governor signs military license law

SANTA FE - And now it's easier for military families and recent veterans to go to work when they move to New Mexico. At least that's the intent behind an initiative Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed...

 

Legislators weigh in on 30-day session

CLOVIS — Under the right light, 30 days can seem like a marathon — or a blink of the eye. Enter the New Mexico legislative session. The 30-day session included plenty of spending, including $1 million for the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility...

 

Grand jury: Shooting self-defense

PORTALES — A grand jury on Friday ruled a man acted in self-defense at a July house party in Roosevelt County and declined to indict him for a fatal shooting. According to a news release from District Attorney Andrea Reeb: Roosevelt County...

 

Clovis' Ira Pottard dies at 97

CLOVIS - Ira Pottard was well known in Clovis as one of the oldest remaining buffalo soldiers. His family knew him better as "Pops," a father and grandfather who loved playing dominoes and making...

 

Curry holding special meeting on audit

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission will gather Wednesday morning for a special meeting to receive a presentation on the Fiscal Year 19 Financial Audit. Afterward, commissioners will look to approve a resolution to meet statutory requirements for...

 

Roosevelt sheriff to present resolution

PORTALES — Roosevelt County Sheriff Malin Parker will once again go before the Roosevelt County Commission on Tuesday with a resolution to oppose the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act — the red-flag gun bill. Parker attempted to bring the resolut...

 

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