Honors —

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Ogilvie Charlotte Ogilvie was voted Auxilian of the Year by the membership of the Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary. Ogilvie has been a member since July 2004. She has served on the auxiliary nominating committee and the hospitality committee. Ogilvie likes to help, she has always been ready, willing and able to help when and […]

Honors – Feb. 26

Ogilvie Charlotte Ogilvie was voted Auxilian of the Year by the membership of the Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary. Ogilvie has been a member since July 2004. She has served on the auxiliary nominating committee and the hospitality committee. Ogilvie likes to help, she has always been ready, willing and able to help when and […]

Wedding – Feb. 26

Frost Kerry Maries Jackson of McKinney, Texas, and Michael Alan Frost of McKinney were married Sept. 24, 2011, in South Padre Island, Texas. The bride is the daughter of Donald and Brenda Jackson of Township, Ohio. She is the granddaughter of Annetta Tolley of Canton, Ohio. The groom is the son of David and Kathy […]

Wedding — Feb. 26

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Frost Kerry Maries Jackson of McKinney, Texas, and Michael Alan Frost of McKinney were married Sept. 24, 2011, in South Padre Island, Texas. The bride is the daughter of Donald and Brenda Jackson of Township, Ohio. She is the granddaughter of Annetta Tolley of Canton, Ohio. The groom is the son of David and Kathy […]

School menus – Feb. 26

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Mini pancakes Lunch — Oven-baked chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and whole wheat roll and seasonal fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Bean tostada and salsa, Spanish rice, Mexi salad and mixed fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — Yogurt and cinnamon toast. Lunch — Chile con […]

School menus —

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Mini pancakes Lunch — Oven-baked chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and whole wheat roll and seasonal fruit. Tuesday: Breakfast — Egg and cheese biscuit. Lunch — Bean tostada and salsa, Spanish rice, Mexi salad and mixed fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — Yogurt and cinnamon toast. Lunch — Chile con […]

Our people: A natural fit

Daniell educates children at the Christian Children's Home on the feeding of livestock. Daniell, 15, and her husband Rick, 17, on their honeymoon. Daniell's childhood passport photo. Lori Daniell's childhood dream was simply to be a mom, but that didn't turn out to be so simple for the Portales mother of three. Daniell, who has […]

Our people: A natural fit

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Lori Daniell’s childhood dream was simply to be a mom, but that didn’t turn out to be so simple for the Portales mother of three. Daniell, who has three adopted sons, works with her husband Rick at the Christian Children’s home in Portales.

Cable TV promotes ghoulish fascination

"Starin' at the boob tube, turnin' on the big knob, tryin' to find some life in the wasteland … Obnoxious Joe comes on the scene, along with his guest Selfrighteous Sam, and one more guy, who doesn't count, his hair and clothes are far out …" —John Kay and Steppenwolf For some reason, those lines […]

Cable TV promotes ghoulish fascination

“Starin’ at the boob tube, turnin’ on the big knob, tryin’ to find some life in the wasteland … Obnoxious Joe comes on the scene, along with his guest Selfrighteous Sam, and one more guy, who doesn’t count, his hair and clothes are far out …” —John Kay and Steppenwolf

Bull riding off my bucket list

Staying aboard a 2,000-pound bovine for eight seconds. Yes sir, I can now scratch that one off my bucket list. OK, I wasn’t exactly aboard a raging bull in a rodeo arena, hell-bent on throwing me off his back. Instead it was a docile Texas Longhorn steer complete with a comfortable Western saddle. It was […]

Bull riding off my bucket list

Staying aboard a 2,000-pound bovine for eight seconds. Yes sir, I can now scratch that one off my bucket list. OK, I wasn't exactly aboard a raging bull in a rodeo arena, hell-bent on throwing me off his back. Instead it was a docile Texas Longhorn steer complete with a comfortable Western saddle. It was […]

My turn: Slogans leave room for flexibility

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Since Willie Nelson and I don’t have the support of fat casino cats in our Green Tea Party candidacy for the Oval Office, we are hawking bumper stickers for Super-Six-Pack contributions. Even though as minors we bootlegged patriotic brands like Lone Star and Texas Pride, we are not jingoistic about imports. While our slogans are […]

My turn: Slogans leave room for flexibility

Since Willie Nelson and I don't have the support of fat casino cats in our Green Tea Party candidacy for the Oval Office, we are hawking bumper stickers for Super-Six-Pack contributions. Even though as minors we bootlegged patriotic brands like Lone Star and Texas Pride, we are not jingoistic about imports. While our slogans are […]

Police blotter: Feb. 26

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Alisa Boswell Samplings of recent calls made to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports: Saturday, Feb. 18 • At 9:30 a.m., a man reported he had just been battered in a store parking lot on South Avenue C. He said a man, who was the ex-husband of a woman he’d helped with lodging, approached […]

Police blotter: Feb. 26

Samplings of recent calls made to Portales law enforcement, according to police reports: Saturday, Feb. 18 At 9:30 a.m., a man reported he had just been battered in a store parking lot on South Avenue C. He said a man, who was the ex-husband of a woman he'd helped with lodging, approached him yelling. He […]

Hounds go down in series finale

CMI staff DURANT, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball team collected 12 hits on Saturday and put the leadoff man on in six of the nine innings. But the Greyhounds had two runners thrown out on the bases in the first inning, hit into four double plays and committed five errors in a 5-1 […]

Hounds go down in series finale

DURANT, Okla. — Eastern New Mexico University's baseball team collected 12 hits on Saturday and put the leadoff man on in six of the nine innings. But the Greyhounds had two runners thrown out on the bases in the first inning, hit into four double plays and committed five errors in a 5-1 loss to […]

In tribute – Feb. 26

Editor's Note: The following obituaries were published in honor of those who died in 2011. A Adame-Fraire, Juan, 96, of Melrose, Feb. 1 Adams, John Rex, 63, of Hudson, Colo., Jan. 11 Aguilar, William M., 77, of Albuquerque, April 12 Akers, Bennie "Ben" Wayne, 67, of Clovis, July 17 Allen, Dorothy F., 89, of Carlsbad, […]

Meetings watch —

At a public meeting held Friday at Portales City Hall, New Mexico State Rep. Dennis Roch visited with Portales residents and officials about what happened in the 2012 Legislative session. The following are items, which were discussed: • Roch said the state has a $5.6 billion budget for this year and the budget passed with […]