Local student Kenneth Gale was among three New Mexico students who received four-year college scholarships under the Army ROTC scholarship awards program, announced by Congressman Harold Runnels.
Collin Columbus Hilliard, 54, died shortly after a sudden
Using water from an irrigation well, the Portales Fire Department extinguished a blaze that was consuming a barn “on the old Lloyd Wharton place,” according to the Portales Daily News. A
A freshman from Eastern New Mexico University, Lynda Morgan, of Colorado Springs, Colo., climbed the Rotary Park water tower and threatened to jump in front of onlookers. She came down only after a News-Tribune reporter asked for an interview.
Five hundred farmers and their wives from the Portales, Clovis and Fort Sumner areas met in Portales for the 30th annual meeting of the Production Credit Association at the ENMU Theatre Building.
By Argen Duncan: PNT Senior Writer Members of the New Mexico Peanut Growers Association at their meeting in Portales Wednesday approved a referendum supporting continuation of the National Peanut Board. Leaders among New Mexico and west Texas peanut farmers have said the National Peanut Board, which is up for a reaffirmation vote in April, is [...]
Freedom New Mexico A Portales man accused of poaching deer and antelope has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of unlawful possession of wildlife and two counts of buying additional deer hunting licenses, according to the state Department of Game and Fish. If convicted, 20-year-old Jacob Gaines, who was arrested March 12, could face fines [...]
By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico A week after a 900-pound hog mauled him, Juan Cruz wonders whether he’ll be able to keep his arm, nearly severed in the attack. The 26-year-old Curry County man spoke about his ordeal for the first time Wednesday through an interpreter. Cruz returned home after five days in a [...]
By Clarence Plank: PNT staff writer Tawnia Gaylor is the owner of CJ’s Pill Box for little over a year since she bought the business from Richard and Vivian Haverland. Gaylor worked for the Haverlands back when she was going to high school. Later, she went to college at University of New Mexico to be [...]