• Miniature Golf back-to-school hours began from 6-10 p.m. weekdays at 1115 W. Second St.• Tide king size box sold for $1.98 at Parkway Foods.
Jerry Jeff Walker a top recording artist appeared at the Campus Union Ballroom at ENMU.
White Line Fever, starring Jan-Michael Vincent, was showing at the Tower Theater.
Freshmen lined up for fall semester registration at the P.E. complex this morning at ENMU.
The Portales News-Tribune observed its 40th anniversary as the first daily newspaper in Portales.
Men’s bush jacket polyester and cotton, sizes S, M, L, & XL were on sale for $4.99 at JC Penny’s.
The school of music at ENMU sponsored a three-day music workshop that ended today; one instrument that was part of the workshop was a piano.
The Plains Inn is the only one of five liquor license recipients to meet all legal stipulations to begin selling alcohol; breaking a 57-year dry spell.
• Hairspray is 79 cents for a 13 ounce can at Safeway. • Young ladies coordinate slacks are $7.97 at Gibsons Discount Center.
By Mickey Winfield, PNT Staff Writer From the moment a fairgoer enters the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds in Portales, their senses are quickly assaulted by colorful food booths and an intoxicating blend of sweet, tempting aromas designed to separate you from your money, faster than you can say, “I’ll have two funnel cakes and a turkey […]
By Karl Terry, PNT Managing Editor Democrat U.S. Rep. Tom Udall made a stop on the Eastern New Mexico University campus in Portales Wednesday as a part of his campaign for the U.S. Senate. Udall faces U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, R-NM in his bid to replace retiring Republican senator Pete Domenici. Speaking to students and […]
TodayRoosevelt County Fair — Roosevelt County Fairgrounds. FridayRoosevelt County Fair — Roosevelt County Fairgrounds. SaturdayPoker Run Rally — 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Harley Davidson. Tucumcari run destination. Event includes food, prizes and entertainment.ReStore ribbon cutting — 10 a.m. 308 N. Main, Portales. Sponsored by Habitat of Humanity of Roosevelt and Curry Counties. Store will […]
Freedom New Mexico The Roosevelt County Fair has an array of live entertainment available. The week’s entertainment includes bands such as Blackwater and the Fireballs. It culminates Saturday with Arenacross at the Special Events Arena, Sharon Dictson and the Fun Brothers. Arenacross has attracted 430 participants, who are divided into 24 classes, differing in age […]
Division: Handiwork Class Exhibitor Name Place Special Placing0102 embroideered scarf Lillie Belle Toombs 1 0102 embroideered scarf Marjorie Legleiter 2 0102 embroideered scarf Maxine Wilhoit 3 0103 embroidery Lillie Belle Toombs 1 0103 embroidery LaDoris Allison 2 0103 embroidery Marion Chambers 3 0104 hand or machine applique Jori Gramzow 3 0106 pillow case Lillie Belle […]
By Mickey Winfield, PNT Staff Writer Tuesday was the first time Portales 10-year-old Trenton Bates showed swine at the Roosevelt County Fair. And he showed his pride and joy — a hog he hand-picked, named Larry the Cable Guy who loves McDonald’s cheeseburgers. After several months of hard work, Trenton and Larry took home the […]
By Karl Terry, PNT Managing Editor After a little more than nine months on the job as economic development director, Greg Fisher gave a progress report at Tuesday’s city council meeting. “Really what this effort has been all about is a partner ship,” Fisher said. “We’ve been prospecting for new business but most importantly about […]
By Karl Terry, PNT Managing Editor Physician recruitment was on the minds of those attending Tuesday’s Roosevelt General Hospital board meeting. With seven physicians in Portales utilizing RGH, Administrator James D’Agostino says one of his highest priorities is recruitment. He and Medical Chief of Staff Dr. Leslie Donaldson detailed the hospitals efforts and needs. Donaldson […]
PNT Staff Report The Roosevelt County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday in their regular meeting, to approve the supplemental sole community fund request for Roosevelt General Hospital. Over $96,000 was approved, and with a federal match, the hospital will receive nearly $335,000 in mid-October to help with Medicaid, Medicare and indigent patients. “The federal […]