Runoff water spells trouble for Clovis

By Mike Linn Budget cuts, developments sprouting like mushrooms, and a year of heavy rain have exacerbated drainage problems in Clovis. Tack on an all-but-flat terrain and the flooding of homes this summer and city officials are somewhat torn — between the advice of their public works director and that of area developers. At a [...]

Feb. 6 Dora School News

By Charlie Carmichael The Dora school has a few new students who have enrolled here since the holidays. If the privacy act will permit I will give their names and the grades they are in. BPA The Dora chapter of Business Professionals of America participated at regional competitions in Melrose High school on Janu. 29. [...]

Feb. 6 Elida School News

By Michelle Chambers The Elida Elementary School St.Valentine’s Day parties will be held Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. Students will be exchanging valentines and enjoying the candy and party snacks contributed by parents for the occasion. Students enter essay contest The fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade English classes are employing the writing and proofreading skills they [...]

Feb. 6 Portales Junior High News

By Billie Dixon Anti-bully program Wednesday found students and their homeroom advisory working on plans to eliminate bullying from schools.  This state-mandated program allows students to identify bullying activity and learn ways to defuse the situation. Students are encouraged to let teachers or the counselor know about incidents that can be addressed in a safe [...]

Feb. 6 Faith Triumphant School News

By Donna Kelly Homecoming festivities were held last Friday at Conqueror Gym. Victoria Payen and Luis McCain were the 2005 queen and king. Attendants were Cassie Paden and Eric Cathey. The flower girl was Bryanna Moore, and the crown bearer was Tobin Alford. FTCS alumni played against the Varsity boys. The varsity boys barely squeaked [...]

Zias go 1-4 in season-opening tournament

PNT Staff SAN ANGELO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University won its first game in bracket play on Friday night by beating Colorado State-Pueblo 7-3, but lost twice on Saturday to finish a season-opening 1-4 weekend in the Angelo State Classic softball tournament . The Zias dropped pool-play matches to University of Science & Arts [...]

Feb. 6 Floyd School News

By Jennifer Essary Upcoming events • No school Friday for parent/teacher conferences. • Spring pictures will be Feb. 18. Basketball • Tuesday: Junior varsity and varsity girls andboys at Elida. 4:30 p.m. • Friday: Junior varsity and varsity birls and boys vs. Melrose at Melrose. 4 p.m. “A” honor roll Taryn Lee, Tessa Nall, Jessie [...]

Feb. 6 Public Record

The following marriage certificates were recently issued in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: • Joshua Rolen, 18, and Dlya Anne Parsons, 18, both of Portales. • Ryan Aguirri, 19, and Brittany Elrod, 18, both of Portales. • Antonio Plemons, 28, and Nora Juana Tacho, 37, both of Portales. • Tony Flores Sr., 41, and Carmelita Lucero, [...]

Personalities Plus — Jolie Foster

Your job: Work at Southside Storage Your birthday: Oct. 22, 1974 Your family: Mark (husband), Mason (6), Monte (4) Your hobbies: Reading What do you think of Portales? “We’ve had no tsunamis and it has a lot of friendly people.” What do you visualize your life being like in 10 years? “I don’t look down [...]

Yarbrough always willing to help

By Laurie Stone: PNT Correspondent Nina Yarbrough brought liberty to the heart of those that encountered her 5-foot-2 stature whether it was through her educational training or her virtuous example of friendship. Nina Yarbrough died at the age of 97 on Dec. 8, 2004. Family members described Yarbrough’s demeanor as being spunky, feisty, stubborn, persistent [...]