Zia soccer players receive LSC nods

Eastern New Mexico University sophomore defender Victoria Perez and senior midfielder Danielle Thurman earned second team All-Lone Star Conference in women's soccer, according to a school press release. Perez, a Rio Rancho High graduate, finished the season with four goals and two assists. She also earned a spot on the conference's All-Academic team Thurman registered […]

Trump committed to wasting time

A few weeks ago, Donald Trump said he had a bombshell that had the potential to change the election. Cue the lights, and it was revealed Trump just wanted to offer a $5 million donation to the charity of President Obama's choice, in return for Obama's college and passport records. The bombshell fizzled. But Trump […]

Sandy aftermath takes native’s home

Superstorm Sandy hit close to home for one Portales resident. Kelly Cradock said her brother's home in Belle Harbor, N.Y., a community15 miles southwest of Queens, burnt to the ground Tuesday along with 11 others as a result of flooding. "My brother said it's just devastation everywhere," Cradock said of the New York City area. […]

Portales council pleased with pick

The new police chief for the city of Portales was hired for his leadership and training skills, according to Portales city councilors and members of the hiring committee. "I think he's going to be a great addition to our community because he has a lot of law enforcement and leadership experience and he also emphasized […]

Students seek state chair

Portales High School seniors Adrianna Lucero, left, and Kaleigh Johns rehearse the music for their All-State Band auditions at Eastern New Mexico University later this month. The two are amoung three PHS students seeking a spot in the state wide band. Their lungs, lips and fingers may get tired, but fatigue won't stop three Portales […]

Ticket feature: Grammy-winning quartet to perform

Though no reminder is necessary, Tuesday is election night across the United States. Courtesy photo The world-renowned Ying Quartet will perform 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Clovis Community College Town Hall. It is so in Clovis, as well, but the Ying Quartet will also make it an evening of music. The quartet, made of of […]

Fishing report - Nov. 1

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Cabresto Lake: The lake and campground closed […]

Zias earn All-LSC soccer honors:

Eastern New Mexico University sophomore defender Victoria Perez and senior midfielder Danielle Thurman earned second team All-Lone Star Conference in women's soccer, according to a school press release. Perez, a Rio Rancho High graduate, finished the season with four goals and two assists. She also earned a spot on the conference's All-Academic team Thurman registered […]

PHS grad’s home destroyed in flood from superstorm

Superstorm Sandy hit close to home for one Portales resident. Kelly Cradock said her brother's home in Belle Harbor, N.Y., a community15 miles southwest of Queens, burnt to the ground Tuesday along with 11 others as a result of flooding. "My brother said it's just devastation everywhere," Cradock said of the New York City area. […]

Charles Jones officially new Portales police chief

Charles Douglas Jones of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., has officially been chosen as the new police chief for the Portales Police Department, according to a Portales City Hall press release issued Wednesday. "Mr. Jones has 27 years of combined law enforcement experience, including positions with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and U.S. Virgin Islands […]