Divers recover man’s body in Conchas Lake

New Mexico State Police divers recovered the body of 45-year-old Albuquerque man believed drowned Saturday afternoon at Conchas Lake. Lt. Lance Bateman of the state police said divers recovered the body of the man at 5:10 p.m., in 12 feet of water. He said the identity of the man is being with held pending notification [...]

Old Tyme sounds abound

Thunder-filled skies weren't enough to discourage musicians or audience members at Oasis State Park Saturday evening. Alisa Boswell: Portales News-Tribune Lance Miller of Triple L Band plays guitar and sings Saturday night during the Old Tyme Music Concert at Oasis State Park. The family band is made up of Len and Amy Miller and their [...]

Road work this week

Area road construction information for this week: City of Clovis K. Barnett and Sons continue construction on Llano Estacado Boulevard, east of Prince Street and South of Norris Street between Lowe's Home Improvement and the roundabout. Seek an alternate route if possible. Curry County Curry road department continues processing and laying caliche on Curry Road [...]

Police blotter: June 3

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Thursday 11:05 a.m.: Caller requested to speak to an officer in reference to threats, police station. 11:36 a.m.: Officer received a call in reference to threats, 300 block of East 11th. 12:34 p.m.: Caller reported a lost wallet, 200 block of West First. 1:55 [...]

Livestock board cautions against cattle thefts

Roosevelt County experienced a recent case of cattle rustling that has locals talking and the New Mexico Livestock Board taking action. File photo Two people were charged in May with cattle theft in southeastern Roosevelt County and it's sparked a new awareness about rustling across Eastern New Mexico. A few weeks ago, livestock board members [...]

My turn: Buffet’s songs always fit bill

Although not a diehard parrothead, I have attended 12 Jimmy Buffet concerts. The first, an audition at East Texas State, was free. Later, 12 of us paid 25 cents to see him at the university's coffee shop. Afterward, we joined him for root beers at a local speakeasy. I have since worn tropical clothing and [...]

Honors – June 3

Garrett Jordan D. Garrett of Clovis has been named to the Chancellor's Honor Roll at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Hall Jessica Hall, a senior mathematics major from Muleshoe, has been named to the Spring 2012 Dean's Honor Roll at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas.

Birth – June 3

Long Lorna Brooklynn Long was born May 22, 2012 to Larry R. and Tracy S. Long of Clovis at Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, N.C. She weighed 8 pounds. She has two sisters, Savanah Renae Long, age 5, and Kyla Leigh Ann Long, age 4. Her grandparents are Mary Jo Jones of Clovis and Mike [...]

Birthdays – June 3

Peterson Peterson G.E. Peterson of Elida will celebrate his 100th birthday 2 p.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday at the Elida Senior Center. The celebration, an ice cream social complete with birthday cake, will be hosted by the Peterson children and grandchildren. No gifts please. Your company is the best gift. Cards are welcome if you wish. [...]

Engagements – June 3

Radford-Allen Radford-Allen Jay and Charlotte Howard of Bushland, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Brianna Radford of Clovis, to Jarod Allen of Rhea, Texas, son of Danny and Kay Allen of Rhea. The couple will exchange vows 5 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2012, at Potts Draw in Rhea. The reception will [...]