Zias post exhbition win over WBU

An own goal by Wayland Baptist shortly after halftime helped Eastern New Mexico University get going and the Zias went on to blank the Pioneers 5-0 on Saturday in a women's soccer exhibition at the ENMU pitch. Leading 1-0, ENMU freshman Mika Willis attempted to cross a pass in front of the Pioneers' goal and […]

Police blotter - Aug. 26

Portales police, sheriff and fire call logs: Thursday 9:56 a.m.: Caller reported three stray dogs in the area, 400 block of West 18th Street. 10:10 a.m.: Caller requested to speak with an officer, 100 block of Toledo. 10:19 a.m.: Caller reported males looking into vehicles, 1700 block of North Avenue O. 11:30 a.m.: Caller reported […]

My turn: Turning 80 changes nothing

Unless an irate reader shortens it, I should have a few years left before I reach the recent milestone of Portales resident Web Smartnick. At least I thought that turning 80 was a milestone. "I never thought about reaching 80, until it happened. It was not much different from the others, except I realized I […]

Rams making progress

Facing outside competition for the first time on Friday night at the PHS practice field, it took the Portales Rams a while to get going. First-year coach Jaime Ramirez said his team got better as the four-way scrimmage progressed. CMI photo: Joshua LuceroPortales sophomore Ramon Tarango avoids the tackle attempt from Hobbs junior Cullen Holt […]

Youths: Fair is place to be

The Octopus seemed like the ride of choice for teenagers looking for a thrill at the Roosevelt County Fair. CMI photo Christina Calloway Portales High School drum line members entertain the crowd to raise money for their band at the Roosevelt County Fair Friday afternoon. From left: James Idsinga, Marcos Lopez, Eric Sawyer, Edgar Estrada […]

Bid of support at livestock show

Making it to the livestock show is considered an honor, according to Trent Bilberry, 4-H intern at the Roosevelt County Extension Office. CMI photo: Christina Calloway Jasi Roberts stands with her first place dairy cow, which she sold for $4,000 Friday night at the Roosevelt County Fair Junior Livestock Sale. Fifty-four youths participated in the […]

On the shelves: Aug. 26

The following books are available at : Clovis-Carver Public Library "Into the Sunset: Photography's Image of the American West by Eva Respini was given by Joanne Burns in memory of Katrina Skarda Green. Through more than 130 photographs by over 70 photographers from the infancy of photography in the 1850's to the present day, this […]

Senior calendar: Aug. 26

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: 1 p.m., bingo and refreshments at Los Abuelitos Portales Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Wednesday: 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m. free blood pressure and blood sugar checks; 11:30 a.m. birthday luncheon and cake; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Thursday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; […]

Guest will give tips on wall stencils

Information on stenciling on walls and making duck tape pouches will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Jaime Alcorta, owner of Walls of Art in Lubbock will show how to add random raised stenciling to walls for extra impact. Many popular fabrics […]

Anniversaries: Aug. 26

Howl Glen and Candy Howl of Portales celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 24. The couple was married on Aug. 24, 1962, in Portales. They have two children and two grandchildren. She is a retired elementary school teacher after 41 years. He is a retired school administrator after 41 years.