Police Blotter – Oct. 30

Portales police, sheriff and fire call logs: Friday 4:31 p.m.: Caller reported a chained puppy with no food or water, 700 block North Avenue K. 5:07 p.m.: Caller reported a cement truck swerving all over the road, U.S. 70. 5:33 p.m.: Caller requested a welfare check on a friend, 200 block East Seventh Street. 5:49 […]

Lesser prairie chicken receiving attention following survey

Local landowners and wildlife officials are saying the results of a recent aerial study done on the lesser prairie chicken may not be entirely accurate where New Mexico is concerned. Four state and federal wildlife agencies performed a range-wide population count for the prairie chicken in the five states it inhabits: New Mexico, Texas, Colorado, […]

Dora High School News – Oct. 30

Sports: Today – Dora JV and Varsity volleyball hosts Jal at 4:30 p.m. Thursday – Volleyball teams play at Floyd at 4:30 p.m.; Dora junior high football hosts Meadow at 3:30 p.m. All-state choir competitors: Dora junior Katie Bickley, daughter of Milz Bickley and Betty Williamson, tried out last week in Portales for the opportunity […]

Events Calendar – Oct. 30

Today Halloween Haunts — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library. Grades kindergarten-sixth. Information: 356-3940. Stefan Kiesbye reading — 7 p.m., Golden Library on the ENMU campus. The ENMU professor and author will do a reading of his latest/second novel, Your House is on Fire, Your Children All Gone. There will be a children's reading in another […]

Maxpreps.com state prep polls – Oct. 29

Football Class 5A 1. Las Cruces High 6-1; 2. Rio Rancho 7-1; 3. La Cueva 7-1; 4. Manzano 6-2; 5. Sandia 6-2; 6. Mayfield 5-3; 7. Volcano Vista 4-4; 8. Rio Rancho Cleveland 5-3; 9. Carlsbad 5-4; 10. Clovis 3-5. Class 4A 1. Roswell Goddard 7-0; 2. Los Lunas 8-0; 3. Artesia 7-1; 4. Belen […]

ENMU women 4th, men 9th at Clarendon rodeo

CLARENDON, Texas — Freshman Macy Davenport helped the Eastern New Mexico University women's rodeo team finish fourth with 155 points in the Clarendon College Rodeo over the weekend, finishing fourth in breakaway roping and fifth in barrel racing. Davenport was second in the first go of breakaway roping and fifth in the first go and […]

Struggles lie beyond election win

Willie wants to withdraw as VP on our Green Tea Party ticket. It's not that he thinks "The party of common sense that knows it doesn't know" can't win. With our anti-oxidant, pro-equal-rights agenda, he's afraid that we will. Then we'll have to deal with being commanders in chief, target of everyone's self-interest. We support […]

On the shelves - Oct. 28

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968 to the Present" by J. Randy Taraborrelli captures the wealth, glamour, and fortitude for which the Kennedys are so well known and unfolds the ongoing saga of the nation's most famous and controversial family. "Wicked Business" […]

School menus - Oct. 28

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, green beans, grape tomatoes, chilled peaches, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake on a stick. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, baked French fries, leafy green lettuce, tomato, delicious apple. Wednesday: Breakfast — Taco omelet. Lunch — Soft Taco, salsa, romaine lettuce, […]

Lady Rams erupt in second half for 5-0 win

The Portales Lady Rams kept firing in the first half on Saturday, with no luck. CMI correspondent: Joshua LuceroPortales forward Damari Jimenez passes to a teammate deep in Monte Del Sol territory during Saturday's District 2/1A-3A girls soccer match at PHS. The Lady Rams did all their scoring in the second half en route to […]