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Cannon airman 'a beautiful soul'

Deanna Richards left a lasting impression with those who knew her. “She was an amazing woman,” said Matt Duncan, an Air Force master sergeant who worked with Richards when both were deployed in...

Roosevelt sheriff confirms Saturday accident

PORTALES — Roosevelt County Sheriff Malin Parker confirmed Monday that deputies responded to a one-vehicle accident Saturday night on a county road. According to police records, a call for a motor vehicle accident with injuries came into police...

Clovis school board to discuss dress code

CLOVIS — The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m. today at the school district’s administrative office at 1009 Main Street. A key item is discussion of a board regulation regarding student dress. “The...

Clovis police blotter - Jan. 24

The following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Friday • 8:18 a.m.: Following too close, 1000 block of West Seventh Street • 9:04 a.m.: Leaving scene of crash with...

Portales police blotter - Jan. 24

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Friday • 10:03 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 1500 block West Ivy Street • 10:51 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 200 block South Knoxville Street • 12:04 p.m.: Criminal...

Shooting trial delayed

CLOVIS — The trial for the 2002 shooting death of Jose Valverde was slated to begin Monday in district court, but jury selection efforts pushed the start of proceedings to today. Jury selection began at 10 a.m. Monday and was still in process as...

Pages past - Jan. 24

On this date ... 1972: The Kelly Green Seeds Inc. elevator in Farwell was destroyed by fire. Firefighting units from seven area communities responded to the blaze and needed more than nine hours to...

July-December 2016 Portales building permits

The following are the number of building permits and a sampling of the businesses who applied for them for the second half of 2016: July • Garcia & Sons Roofing • ABF Roofing & Foam • Jimenez Roofing Inc. • AG Construction • Reed Roofing...

Business digest - Jan. 24

Chief operating officer named for region J.D. Heiskell Holdings LLC recently named Rick Bowen its chief operating officer and promoted him to executive vice president, the company announced last week. J.D. Heiskell Holdings LLC is a privately owned...

Senator reappointed to committee

New Mexico Sen. Pat Woods of Broadview has been reappointed to serve on the Senate Conservation Committee during the legislative session. Woods said his priorities for the session include public lands reform, improving education and increasing...

Cats, Lady Cats win Artesia Invitational

CARLSBAD — Clovis High’s girls made a clean sweep of the Artesia Invitational on Saturday. The boys, meantime, settled for a near-sweep. The Lady Wildcats won all 11 events on the girls side while the boys were first in eight of 11. Clovis won...

Monday area prep basketball summaries

Boys Non-district Fort Sumner 87, New Mexico Military 51 New Mexico Military (1-13) — Fausto Baranzini 8, Jesus Luy 8, Hector Reyna 15, Andres Aranoa 6, Jake Guerrero 14. Totals 21 3-6 51. Fort Sumner (13-3) — Francisco Chavez 2, Alex Moyer 2,...

CHS, PHS basketball capsules

Boys Clovis at Santa Fe High When: 7 p.m. today in a District 2-6A game. Records: Clovis (8-10, 1-1), Santa Fe High 12-6 (2-0). Last time out: The Wildcats beat Manzano 72-60 at The Rock. while the Demons defeated La Cueva 68-51 at home. Of note:...

Trump's inaugural address nothing more than magical thinking

It was, arguably, the most telling moment of Donald Trump’s inauguration speech. People want good schools, neighborhoods and jobs, said the incoming president. “But for too many of our citizens, a different reality exists: mothers and children...

Training part of building relationship with new dog

They start out so very cute — little plump bundles of fur that live to cuddle, stick close to their human’s side and hang on every sound or movement their people make. It’s not long — a...

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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