Jan. 30 Obituaries

Edgar L. Baker, 70 Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Portales Cemetery. Mr. Edgar L. Baker, 70, of Portales, died Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on Aug. 27, 1934, in Portales, to Essie and Sidney A. Baker. He lived most of his life in Portales except for […]

Cooper joins Freedom as business manager

Freedom Newspapers Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico has hired a new business manager. Kevin Cooper, 48, began work in the Clovis office on Jan. 10. A former staff sergeant in the Army, Cooper has 19 years experience in accounting and has managed small to large numbers of people throughout his career. “Kevin’s computer and organizational […]

Brown tabbed to head circulation

Freedom Newspapers Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico has hired a new circulation director for its three publications, the Clovis News Journal, the Quay County Sun and the Portales News-Tribune. Gary Brown, 55, began work on Jan. 3, moving to Clovis from the Odessa American, a Freedom newspaper, where he oversaw bulk and rack sales and […]

Jan. 30 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • Andrew Boyer, 19, pled guilty to public affray and will serve six months of supervised probation. • Jaime Rullan, 44, pled guilty to battery and will serve six months of supervised probation. • Gregory Mead, 18, pled guilty to aggravated DWI and will […]

Jan. 30 Faith Triumphant School News

By Donna Kelly Homecoming games are scheduled for with junior varsity boys at 4 p.m., junior varsity girls at 5:30 p.m. and varsity boys at 7 p.m. The Conquerors will host Community Christian from Hereford. The varsity boys will host Lubbock Home School on Friday at 6 p.m. and the junior varsity girls will play […]

Jan. 30 Elida School News

By Michelle Chambers Congratulations to Shalie Anthony and Dylan Radcliff on being chosen as Homecoming Queen and King. They were crowned in a ceremony held in the gymnasium following the basketball game in which the Tigers triumphed over the challengers from House. More kudos are due to Shalie who was recently nominated as the Daughters […]

Jan. 30 Floyd School News

By Jennifer Essary Upcoming events • Friday is an ELS day. School will release at noon. • Booster Club will meet Feb. 7. • Spring Pictures will be Feb. 24. Basketball • Tuesday: junior varsity boys, varsity boys and girls, vs. Dora at Floyd, 4 p.m. • Thursday, Friday, Saturday: Junior High Girls and Boys, […]

Jan. 30 Dora News

By Charlie Carmichael It’s hard to believe January comes to an end Monday, with one month of 2005 passed. Wonder how many teachers and students have already broken new resolutions, as well as grandparents and parents. After all we are all human, but each of us can strive daily to help our students realize that […]

Jan. 30 Portales Junior High News

By Billie Dixon Future careers Principal Steve Harris and teachers express their appreciation to businesses and employers who hosted an eighth-grade student last week for the job shadowing program. Almost all of the eighth-grade students worked with a person in a career they wished to investigate for future possibilities. That same day GEAR-UP and Eastern […]

Tough to talk about days in Santa Fe

By Bob Huber In case you haven’t noticed, the Legislature is firklytootling again up north, which brings to mind a political alert for all citizens of New Mexico: “Stay in the roundhouse, Nellie. The senator can’t corner you there.” I had occasion to spend several character-building years in that round building we call the state […]