Meth Watch program started

By Ryan Lengerich CLOVIS — District Attorney Matt Chandler has teamed up with law enforcement officials and area retailers to curb sales of products commonly used to manufacture methamphetamines. On Thursday, Chandler announced the kickoff to Meth Watch, a program alerting store retailers to consumers purchasing or stealing suspicious amounts of products used in the […]

Keep our military in mind

By Joan Clayton: PNT Religion Columnist Every generation has heard about the “good old days,” but I remember a time when our lives were governed by The Ten Commandments, good judgment and common sense. We were taught the difference between right and wrong and to take responsibilities for our actions. Until we come to grips […]

Feb. 4 Obituaries

Dennis Dayhoff, 81 Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis. Dennis Dayhoff, 81, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2005, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. He was born on Jan. 28, 1924, in Detroit, Kan., to Aaron and Bertha Hoover Dayhoff. He graduated from Washburn University in Topeka, Kan. He married […]

Secret to long life lies in a trophy

By Helena Rodriguez Want to live longer? Eat healthy, exercise, don’t smoke and, oh yeah, win an Oscar. It’s that simple. I mean how hard can it be to get cast in a major movie and be chosen out of other big screen stars for a golden statuette? In 2001, a study appeared in the […]

Business keeps memory of husband alive

By Laurie Stone: PNT Correspondent Editor’s Note: This story is part of a recurring series about local business owners who have been with their respective business for five years or more. Margie Villalobos has been the owner of La Frontera Fashions for the past 13 years. She dresses the community by offering her customers a […]

Man accused of abusing infant

By Tony Parra A pre-trial date of March 14 has been set for a man accused of abusing his infant son. Robert Neely, 24, was indicted on Jan. 18 on first-degree child-abuse charges and is accused of injuring Dezauron S. Neely, who was 3 months old at the time of the incident. The baby was […]

Zias have big task ahead

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By Dave Wagner Armando Quiroz has a big task at hand. Hired last week as Eastern New Mexico University’s softball coach, Quiroz inherited a team put together by Kevin Blaskowski before he took the head coaching job in December at rival West Texas A&M, which will begin competition next year. Four years removed from a […]

Football team signs four

By Dave Wagner Marcus Robinson admits living in Portales will be an adjustment from the bright lights of Dallas. Still, with two of his former high school teammates on board at Eastern New Mexico University, he doesn’t anticipate many problems. Robinson, a 6-foot, 205-pound fullback from R.L. Turner High School in Irving, Texas, and his […]

Hounds look to regroup

By Dave Wagner Hard-hit by personnel losses, Eastern New Mexico University’s hopes of winning a third consecutive Lone Star Conference South Division men’s basketball title are all but out the window. The Greyhounds (7-12, 0-4 South) hope to begin to mount a run for a top-four finish in the seven-team South and an LSC postseason […]

Lady Rams win at Ruidoso

By Todd Fuqua RUIDOSO — Although the Portales Lady Rams entered District 4-3A play with a less-than-stellar 8-9 record — not something you’d expect from the defending Class 3A state champions — they opened that district play Friday with a 70-26 thrashing of Lovington Friday. Any remaining doubts about Portales’ abilities when it comes to […]