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Judge denies motion to dismiss drug case

PORTALES - Ninth Judicial District Court Judge Donna Mowrer denied a motion to dismiss the case of Antonio Salguero Wednesday after hearing an argument that his arrest was illegal based on false...

Clovis police blotter - Dec. 8

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Tuesday • 8:00 a.m.: Missing person (child), 1200 block of Ash Street • 11:16 a.m.: Failure to appear (misdemeanor),...

Portales secretary honored for years with Fire Department

PORTALES - Retiring after 46 1/2 years with the Portales Fire Department, Administrative Secretary Brenda Fenton was recognized by peers at Tuesday night's Portales City Council meeting as a boon to...

CCC pinning ceremonies this week

Clovis Community College's Allied Health Division will crown the achievements of Fall 2016 graduates within the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) and Nursing programs with pinning ceremonies slated...

Portales council approves outlay request list

PORTALES — At their Tuesday night meeting, Portales city councilors approved the city’s 2017 capital outlay request list. According to City Manager Sammy Standefer, the list was up for approval so that it could be given to the city’s...

Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission

The Clovis City Commission is scheduled to meet at 5:15 p.m. today at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Among the agenda items is a $10,000 request from the Curry County Events Center to use lodger’s tax funds to help promote a...

Pages past - Dec. 8

On this date ... 1976: Rev. Clyde Stanfield, Air Force Capt. Mike Bell and Rev. W. C. Green were among those attending a meeting of the Curry-Roosevelt Council on Alcoholism. The meeting was to...

Empty stocking fund - Dec. 8

Today's family in need: This grandmother has reached the end of the rope. Her daughter, the mother of three children, keeps leaving town and leaving the kids - ages 5, 10 and 12 - alone. "The...

Lawmakers talk 2017 state budget forecast

TUCUMCARI — Area legislators discussed the forecast of the 2017 budget, capital outlay and business regulations Tuesday night during a legislative forum at Mesalands Dinosaur Museum and Natural Science Laboratory. Sen. Pat Woods, R-Broadview, and...

Dora school news - Dec. 8

Basketball • Today-Saturday — Varsity teams will be playing in the Elida Tournament; brackets are on the school website at www.doraschools.com • Today — Junior High teams play in Clovis, 4:30 p.m. Spelling bee Dora students will compete in...

Rams honored for title

PORTALES - The 2016 state champion Portales High football team was honored Wednesday at the Portales High gym in a rally that included the student body, as well as district administrators and...

ENMU/Texas A&M-Commerce basketball capsules, Dec. 8

Texas A&M-Commerce at ENMU Women 5:30 p.m. today, Greyhound Arena On the air: KSEL, 105.9 FM. Records: Texas A&M-Commerce 6-2, 2-0 Lone Star Conference. ENMU 4-2, 2-0. Last time out: The Greyhounds handed West Texas A&M a 72-67 setback Saturday on...

ENMU's Frye, Cass named All-Americans

Eastern New Mexico University has a pair of All-Americans in senior Lauren Frye and junior Kamal Cass. The awards were announced this week by the American Football Coaches Association and the Division II College Coaches Association. Cass was named...

Old-timer brought joy to the world

As Christmas lights go up, and rehearsals are under way for various local holiday-related functions, this is the time of year when I always remember a long-gone friend and neighbor, Rowena Preuit....

It's a time for giving

Moving toward the holiday season, a common focus becomes giving, sharing, and helping one another. While these virtues should, of course, be daily practice year round, it's perhaps good to pause at...

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