Aug. 31, 2008 Portales Junior High News

School closedPortales students and staff are out of school Monday in observance of Labor Day. Principal Steve Harris wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday.

Aug. 28 CSC Menu

Community Services Center1100 Community Way Milk, coffee and tea served daily. Monday: Closed, Labor DayTuesday: Salmon patty, baked potato, spinach, hominy, wheat bread, chocolate pudding.Wednesday: Beef Enchiladas, salad/dressing, pinto beans, Spanish rice, orangeThursday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, peas, biscuit/margarine, peaches.Friday: Ham and noodles, broccoli, beets, pumpkin bread.

Hounds trail in weather-delayed game

Freedom New Mexico Bethany, Okla. — Southern Nazarene leads Eastern New Mexico University 10-7 early in the second half of a weather-interrupted game Saturday.At 8 p.m., the game had been delayed by lightning for more than an hour.

Hounds take new offense for road test

By Dave Wagner: Freedom New Mexico Facing Eastern New Mexico University’s new spread offense in preseason practice has helped the Greyhounds’ defense. Instead of working against the grind-it-out, triple-option as in the past, sophomore inside linebacker Nathan Uland said the defense is able to get a look at what it’ll face in a lot of […]

Prep football scores

Dexter 7, Texico 0, susp.Farwell 9, Olton 7, susp.Melrose 52, Magdalena 16

Social insecurity

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By Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico When it comes to identity theft and fraud, Clovis Police Detective Sonny Smith has three words of advice. Stop and think. Smith, who investigates identity theft and fraud, known as white collar crimes, said that people should exercise caution when somebody offers exorbitant money for a simple task. “People […]

‘Most Wanted’ episode delayed

Producers have decided to delay an America’s Most Wanted episode featuring this week’s escape from the Curry County Adult Detention Center. District Attorney Matt Chandler said the Fox network show plans to air the episode Sept. 6 instead of today as previously announced. Crews were in Clovis this week filming footage for the weekly show, […]

Two killed in I-40 crash

Freedom New Mexico TUCUMCARI — Two people were killed Thursday night in a head-on collision when a driver of one of the vehicles was traveling in the wrong lane on Interstate 40, police said. Jolene Baker, 55, was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane of I-40, when the vehicle driven by Guadalupe Grinols, 21, was […]

Convicted sex offender charged in Tucumcari

Freedom New Mexico A convicted sex offender from Curry County has been charged with the criminal sexual penetration of a Tucumcari 9-year-old, according to a press release from the Tucumcari Police Department. Kenneth Leon Mills, 30, was arrested Tuesday and pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to the charges before the Quay County Magistrate Court. Mills […]

Sheriff: ‘Four down, four to go’

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Victor Sotelo, the fourth escapee to be captured from Sunday’s jailbreak in Clovis, was apprehended late Thursday night in Albuquerque. “We’re four down, four to go,” Curry County Undersheriff Wesley Waller said Friday morning. “We’re optimistic.” Sotelo, 26, of Portales was caught without incident around 11:45 p.m. in the […]

27th SOEMS wins championship

USAF photo: Airman 1st Class Danielle Martin The ACES softball team, the 27th Special Operations Equipment Maintenance Squadron, celebrate their Intramural Softball Championship victory over the 27th Special Operations Logistic Readiness Squadron softball team on Aug. 21.

Aug. 29, 2008 Sports Briefs

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Cannon airmen selected for promotion

By: 27th SOW Public Affairs The following 105 senior airmen were selected for promotion to staff sergeant: 27th Special Operations Group: • Kirk Riley, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron •

Special Operations School now offers CCAF credits

By Jeremy Webster: AFSOC Public Affairs Hurlburt Field, Fla. — The U.S. Air Force Special Operations School recently met the Air University’s Board of Visitors requirements allowing enlisted students to automatically receive credits toward their Community College of the Air Force degree for courses taken after April 15, 2008. In less than a week, Dr. […]

Aug. 29, 2008 What's Happening

Today Zip, Zine, Bike and Tube in Colo. — Through Sept. 1. Outdoor Recreation. $75 per person. Information or reservations: 784-2773. Family Bowl-a-Rama — 5 to 7 p.m. Cannon Lanes. Bowl two hours with a maximum of six family members per lane for $15. Includes shoes and pitcher of soda. Open Recreation — 4 to […]

Military families carefully consider candidates

By Dave Levinthal: McClatcny Newspapers Colorado Springs, Colo. — Laurie Traeber paced up and down the U.S. Air Force Academy’s grounds, attracted both by her family’s history of military service and the tug of her 10-year-old son, Austin — an aspiring aviator. But even here, in the clutch of an industry town fueling two overseas […]

Leaders stress importance of excellence

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USAF photo: John Turner Gen. Norton A. Schwartz addresses Airmen during an Airmen’s Call on Aug. 22 at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. By Senior Airman Eydie Sakura: 341st Missile Wing Public Affairs Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont. — Keeping the Air Force’s promise to America, to the joint team and to airmen and their […]

Reaper drops bomb on anti-Iraqi forces

USAF photo: Tech. Sgt. Erik Gudmundson An MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft prepares to taxi out of a hangar on Aug. 8 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq. By Staff Sgt. Don Branum: 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs Joint Base Balad, Iraq — An MQ-9 Reaper dropped a 500-pound bomb against an anti-Iraqi target on […]

Team examines travel pay process

By Tech. Sgt. Drew Nystrom: Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs Robins Air Force Base, Ga. — Air Force Reserve Command officials here hosted a total force team of financial experts from around the Air Force Aug. 11 through 14 to improve delays in processing travel vouchers. The team, under the direction of Richard P. […]

Policy protects renters

By Donna Miles: American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — A new change to the Joint Federal Travel Regulations authorizes the military to pay to move servicemembers and their families whose landlords default on property the military members are renting.