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Portales takes steps to bump salaries

PORTALES - Members of the Portales City Council took the first steps to increasing the salaries for their positions. But they'll have to win another term to reap any benefit. Councilors, by a 6-0...

 

Officials weigh in on potential NDAA veto

CLOVIS — President Trump has produced a laundry list of justifications in his threat to veto the National Defense Authorization Act, including border wall funding. New Mexico’s congressional delegation has chosen to focus in on one particular...

 
 News    July 14, 2019 

Ronny Cox: Fugitive from junior high justice

Editor's note: Actor Ronny Cox, who graduated high school and college in Portales, is working on a book. Here's a chapter about growing up in New Mexico. I've read a lot of autobiographies by actors...

 

New commander to take helm at base

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE - A new commander for Cannon Air Force Base's 27th Special Operations Wing will take the helm this week. Col. Robert A. Masaitis , previously stationed at CAFB as its Operations...

 

Curry to hear financial report

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission is slated to hear a report on financials for the Curry County Fairgrounds and Events Center during its Tuesday morning meeting. The 9 a.m. meeting at the Curry County Administrative Complex will also include a r...

 
 News    July 14, 2019 

Meetings calendar - July 14

Tuesday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m., Commission Chambers, Curry County Administration Complex, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 • Friends of Clovis-Carver Public Library — 11:30 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library,...

 
 News    July 14, 2019 

Pages past - July 14

On this date ... 1959: Today marked the anniversary of the death of the outlaw Billy the Kid. “Perhaps New Mexico’s most famous — or infamous — resident met his death 78 years ago,” the Clovis News-Journal reported. The newspaper reported...

 

Cannon gets radar systems upgrade

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE - The first step in a $138 million national weather radar systems upgrade got its start earlier this year at Cannon Air Force Base. Through a program managed by Hanscom Air Force...

 

President's residence another step closer

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University regents on Thursday took one more step toward a new president’s residence at the college. Now the challenge is taking long enough to do the project right and getting the project started before the year clo...

 

CHS hosting kickoff days

CLOVIS — Clovis High School will host its 2019-20 kickoff days in just over two weeks, according to a release from Clovis Municipal Schools. The event is an opportunity for students to receive student ID cards and, when necessary, parking passes...

 

Bella Vista position filled

CLOVIS — Clovis Municipal Schools has returned Jennifer Longley to a principal position, as she accepted the vacancy at the Arts Academy, according to a release from the district. She replaces Shelly Norris, who was promoted to director of...

 

Continuance granted in embezzlement case

CLOVIS — Curry County's former senior meals director, charged in February with embezzling thousands from the program, was scheduled this week for a trial in September. The matter was set to go to trial later this month, but a continuance was grante...

 
 News    July 14, 2019 

Public record - July 14

The following marriage licenses were filed through Thursday at the Curry County clerk’s office: • Marissa Christina Cruz, 29, of Clovis, and Lorna Reyes, 27, of Amarillo • Quran Tikal Wiggins, 26, and Amanda Nicole Hernandez, 29, both of...

 

Lodgers tax disbursements discussed

CLOVIS — When one private entity gets three times as much taxpayer disbursement as another private entity, supporters of the latter are sometimes inclined to disagree. That took place during the Thursday Clovis City Commission meeting, with a back-...

 

City councilors talk alley trash in Portales

PORTALES — In a discussion about as lengthy as the rest of the meeting combined, Portales city councilors expressed frustration about alleyways overloaded with trash. Portales City Manager Sammy Standefer conceded issues with large items left next...

 

Senior services division approves survey release

CLOVIS — The city’s senior services division is hoping to hear from the people it serves. The Clovis Senior Citizens Service Committee gave approval during its Thursday meeting for Senior Services Director Barbara Riggan to release a survey that...

 
 News    July 14, 2019 

Jail log - July 14

Booked The following were booked into local jails Tuesday - Thursday: Clovis • Joey Petty, leaving the scene of an accident, resisting, evading or obstructing an officer, criminal damage to property, open container, speeding • Brandon Brooks,...

 

In tribute: Virginia Delores Blackburn 'never set idle'

MELROSE — Last month the Melrose community said goodbye to one of its longtime residents, a “Great Generation” exemplar, a “good neighbor and happy person” and the oldest member of its Baptist church — both in age and in years of...

 
 News    July 14, 2019 

Events calendar - July 14

Monday • Clovis Summer Reading Program: Andy Mason — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840 • Portales Summer Reading Program STEAM Explorations: Mini Figure Rescue — 10:30 a.m., Portales...

 
 News    July 14, 2019 

Jail Logs - July 15

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

 

Deceased person pulled from Clovis structure fire

CLOVIS — The Clovis Police Department is investigating a Sunday structure fire with one deceased person pulled from the residence. The deceased was sent to The Office of the Medical Investigator in Albuquerque for an autopsy. The deceased’s...

 

Firefighter wins national award

CLOVIS - Chet Chenault thought it was nice to hear somebody nominated him to be the Veterans of Foreign Wars firefighter of the year. But after months of radio silence, he figured somebody else had...

 

Shots fired in disturbance

CLOVIS - A domestic disturbance on Saturday evening included reports of multiple shots fired, including one by police, officials said. No one was injured, according to Clovis Police Chief Doug Ford. N...

 

Motion heard in wrongful death suit

CLOVIS — A state district court judge on Monday heard a motion to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit against Roosevelt County officials. Judge Fred Van Soelen said he would take a few days making a decision in the case that stems from the 2016 death...

 

Events calendar - July 10

Today • Clovis Summer Reading Program: Wonders on Wheels mobile museum — 9 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840 • Clovis Summer Reading Program: Tiny Tots Storytime — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver...

 

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