Events Calendar – April 2

Today Roosevelt County Commission meeting — 9 a.m., Roosevelt County Courthouse Commission Room. Information: 356-5307. Books N Babies — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library. "Bouncing Babies," will be featured. For ages 0-3. Information: 356-3940. ENMU Visiting Writers Series — 3:30 p.m., ENMU's Art and Anthropology Building in room 110. Author Darynda Jones will be featured. […]

Elida School News – April 2

Sports schedule Varsity girls track meet at Melrose — Thursday Varsity girls track meet at Fort Sumner — Saturday Junior varsity baseball will be here with Dora at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday Junior varsity girls and boys track meet at Hagerman —April 9 Please check the school calendar often for additions to the […]

Dora School News – April 2

Progress reports Progress reports will be issued to students today. These reports show a student's academic progress for the first three weeks of the final grading period. FFA practice schedule Dairy Foods — 4 p.m.-7 p.m. today Livestock — 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday Crops and ag mech — 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday Land and home […]

My Turn – People are like blossoms

Maybe it's because they're young and a bit timid. Maybe it's because they were watching the apricot tree foolishly bloom early in March, only to be bitten hard. Whatever the reason, my little pear trees held onto their buds, and finally decided to put on their frilly and beautiful show this week. There are several […]

Local Brief – ENMU president earns leadership award

Eastern New Mexico University President Steven Gamble was honored with the E. Joseph Savoie Chief Executive Leadership Award last week at the District IV Conference of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in Fort Worth, Texas. The award recognizes a District IV member institution president, headmaster, chancellor, educational system head or […]

Press release: Judge Hartley retiring in June

District Court Judge Teddy L. Hartley is retiring as of June 30,according to press release from dean of the University of New Mexico Law soliciting applications for Hartley's spot. Hartley has served as a 9th Judicial Judge since 2003, when he was appointed by Gov. Bill Richardson to succeed Bill Bonem, who retired at the […]