Graduate student feels at home in Portales

Complied by Laurie Stone: PNT Correspondent Q. What do you think of Portales? A. “I like Portales. There are so many friendly and generous people here. I’ve met so many wonderful people at the university. I’ve had an awesome experience in Portales so far. I wouldn’t mind staying here after I graduate. Especially since I’m […]

Garcia brought out best in everyone

Laurie Stone: PNT Correspondent Edward Garcia demonstrated compassion by the way he respected the lives of others. He honored their integrity and sought to bring out the best when even the darkest times presented themselves in full. According to family members, he was a man with an open heart to love. Edward Garcia died Oct. […]

Weddings, Anniversaries, Engagements, Club Notes (Nov. 6)

Club Notes Daughters of the Confederacy The Ellen W. Jones chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy held their November meeting at Golden Acres with a covered dish luncheon at noon. Karen Allen and Margaret Smith served as hostesses. A fall theme was carried out in decorations, using scarecrows, pumpkins, and fall leaves. The […]

Serving his fellow veterans: Moon still working hard as recruiter for local VFW post

Karl Terry:PNT Managing Editor Deward Moon is the kind of guy you might want around if you had to fix dinner for 30 or 40. But what the Portales veteran wants most is to be the kind of guy his fellow veterans can depend on for anything. Friday afternoon he was where he is most […]

Ham preferred after turkey fiasco

Bob Huber: Local Columnist Now comes that time of year when everyone gives thanks for bountiful gifts — unless you’re a turkey! Speaking of which, I’ve hobnobbed with turkeys all my life, some of whom made it through grammar school and even became college professors, but that’s another story. My most memorable association with real […]

Nov. 6 Police Blotter/Public Record

Police Blotter The following is a sampling of calls taken by the Portales Police Department in the last week. According to the reports: Oct. 28 • At 7:08 a.m. a caller reported his home broken into and items taken on East Second Street Oct. 29 • At 10:34 a.m. a caller reported his garage broken […]

Four arrested on drug charges

PNT Staff Report Portales Police arrested four people on drug charges Monday after serving a search warrant in the 800 block of North Avenue I in Portales. The bust came about after officers, working with a confidential informant performed an undercover drug buy at the residence on Sunday, said Capt. Lonnie Berry of the Portales […]

School News/Menus (Nov. 6 week)

Floyd School News Upcoming events • Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the Community Building. • Progress reports will be sent home Friday. • There will be a “Sock Hop” on Nov. 22 at the school after the first home basketball game. • Thanksgiving break will be from Nov. 23-25. School will […]

Nov. 6 Community Calendar

The Portales News-Tribune offers this space for community events. To submit or change an announcement, contact the Editorial Department at 356-4481 several days in advance. For Sunday’s paper, items must be submitted by mid-day Wednesday. Please keep submissions brief and to the point as space is limited. Sunday Lamp Lighters Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30-8:30 p.m., […]

Roses as food are a thorny subject

Jim Lee: Local Columinst I haven’t stolen any ideas from Don Criss lately. So I’m a bit overdue for some literary larceny, don’t you think? Today’s topic emerged the other day during the Criss-Stasheff-Scott-Lee coffee ritual when I began bragging about how well my rose bushes had been doing after replacing the deceased ones. The […]