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ENMU fraternity suspended for two years

PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University officials have suspended the Zeta Sigma chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity for two years, according to Vice President of Student Affairs Jeff Long. No criminal charges have been filed in connection with...

Co-working space opens in Clovis

CLOVIS - Those involved in the business realm now have the chance to work on the "edge." A new co-working space called Edge Co-working opened its doors last week. The organization was founded by...

Portales police blotter - Jan. 17

Jail log Booked Friday-Sunday As of 7 a.m. Monday • Amy Glenn Baca, 31, bench warrant • Nicolas Lane Chambers, 18, accidents involving damage to vehicles, leaving the scene of an accident involving damage to vehicle, reckless driving, no proof...

Business digest - Jan. 17

New PetSmart on way A new PetSmart is opening its doors this summer in Clovis. Natalie DeGrandis with public relations company Golin said on behalf of PetSmart that the store will be located near Prince Street and Manana Boulevard. DeGrandis could...

Memorial march

CLOVIS - The walking was one of the things that 8-year-old Olivia Romero looked forward to as a first-time participant in the Clovis Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission Symbolic Walk and Rally. But ...

Portales speaker presents message of peace, communication

PORTALES - On a day commemorating a civil rights legend and the progress he created, the message in one Portales Junior High School classroom was simple: Building understanding by communicating with...

Portales board amends resolution

PORTALES — The Portales Municipal Schools Board of Education held a special meeting Monday to amend a Nov. 14 resolution regarding the proclamation of the Feb. 7 school board election. According to Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent...

Pages past - Jan. 17

On this date ... 1977: Following the execution of Gary Gilmore, who killed a motel clerk in Utah, area residents were polled on their views about the death penalty. Rev. Earl Landtroop, a retired Baptist preacher, said New Mexico should reinstate...

Events calendar - Jan. 17

Today • Quilter’s Tuesdays — 6 p.m. at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Registration required. Information: 575-763-9687 • Books and babies — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library for ages 0-3. Story: Color All Around. Information:...

Meetings calendar - Jan. 17

Today • Clovis MainStreet — 11:30 a.m. at 418 N. Main, Clovis. Information: 575-309-8370 • Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee — Noon at city hall, Clovis. Information: 575-769-7828 Wednesday • Clovis Chamber Board — 11:30 a.m. at the...

ENMU's Lee hires offensive line coach

PORTALES — One week into the job, Eastern New Mexico University football coach Kelley Lee has already hired a new assistant. Lee announced on Monday the hiring of offensive line coach Andrew McCraw, an ENMU alumnus and former Greyhounds graduate...

CHS, PHS Tuesday basketball capsules

Boys Eldorado at Clovis When: 7 p.m. today at Rock Staubus Gym in the District 2-6A opener for both teams. Records: Eldorado 9-5, Clovis 7-9. Last time out: Eldorado beat Rio Grande 63-54 on Friday. The Cats lost to Hobbs 67-63 on Thursday at The...

Hounds set school indoor track marks

ALBUQUERQUE — Eastern New Mexico University’s indoor track teams earned four NCAA Division II provisional qualifying marks and broke five school records in Saturday’s season-opening MLK Invitational, hosted by the University of New Mexico....

CHS swim teams finish fourth at Academy

ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High’s swimming teams both came in fourth in the 22-school Albuquerque Academy Invitational over the weekend. The Wildcats earned four new qualifying marks for next month’s state meet, also scheduled for the Academy pool,...

Letters to the editor - Jan. 17

Roanhaus retirement marks end of era When an era ends that was part of my life, I have sentimental thoughts that cause me to reflect for days or weeks. Coach Eric Roanhaus’ recent resignation as Clovis High football coach was one such occasion....

Hoping caution prevails over vengeance with ACA

I have two words of advice for the Republican Congress as it gets ready to perform major surgery on Obamacare: Go slow. Obamacare itself was passed so quickly that even its Democrat sponsors...

Sometimes animal science is a gas

Sometimes preceded by sound, other times completely unannounced, nothing interrupts a quiet evening in front of the television quite like a wafting contribution from the family dog — or for that...

CMI Careers

We’re looking for a Regional Advertising Director Are you ready to lead an advertising team into the future? If so, we’re ready to help you settle into your new home in Eastern New Mexico. Clovis Media Inc. is seeking an experienced leader to...

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