Meetings watch: Board of Education

At the Portales Municipal Schools Board of Education meeting Tuesday in the Administration Building, board members: Presented the board vice president Antonio Sanchez Jr. with the New Mexico School Board Association Leadership Achievement Award and Exemplary Award. Presented board member Inez Rodriguez with the New Mexico School Board Association Exemplary Award. Announced that Portales Municipal […]

Students bare their soles

Hannah Altheide spoke to her professors, worked, walked around campus and drove her car Tuesday without shoes. The only time the Eastern New Mexico University junior wore shoes was during basketball practice. Benna Sayyed: Clovis Media Inc. Eastern New Mexico University junior Adriana De La Rosa, left, receives information about the One Day Without Shoes […]

ENMU briefs: April 11

ENMU graduate honored Eastern New Mexico University graduate Amber Maul, a registered nurse, was recognized as the Hospice Nurse of the Year at the Texas/New Mexico Hospice Organization's annual Meeting in March. Maul has worked for Hospice of Lubbock for the last two years, previously working in ENMU Health Services for two years. Civic center […]

Derby Days raises $3,000 for charity

A local Eastern New Mexico University fraternity chapter raised more than $3,000 for charity with the help from local business owners, ENMU students and others. Gabby Galvan: Courtesy photo Demesia Medina of the Derby Dolls team, poses with a stolen Derby Hat by the City of Portales sign. During the annual event, started in 1934, […]

Dora news: April 6

FFA winners at Roswell contest announced Pasture and Range — first place: Taylor McAlister, third high individual Dairy Foods — first place: Lindsey Fletcher, third high individual Crops: Second place: Taylor McAlister, first high individual Farm Business Management, 3rd place: Kyler King, 2nd high individual in Home Site. Sports schedule Today — Varsity/JV baseball at […]

Dora news: April 6

FFA winners at Roswell contest Pasture and Range — first place: Taylor McAlister, third high individual Dairy Foods — first place: Lindsey Fletcher, third high individual Livestock Crops: Second place: Taylor McAlister, first high individual Farm Business Management, 3rd place: Kyler King, 2nd high individual in Home Site. Sports schedule Today — Varsity/JV baseball at […]

Interest rate on student loans could double

Kandese Spikes is one of about 1,600 students at Eastern New Mexico University that have been issued the federal Stafford loan. Christina Calloway: Portales News-Tribune Zackary Hinds, left, and John Bonner are among about 1,600 Eastern New Mexico University students who have a federal Stafford loan. Interest rates for that loan are expected to double […]

Floyd news: April 3

School reunion set The five-year all-school reunion will take place Aug. 4 at Floyd Municipal Schools. For information, call 478-2211.

The write stuff

Tucked away in the special collections section of Eastern New Mexico University's Golden Library Friday afternoon, beginning writers sat with pen in hand absorbing advice from experienced writers. Some of the writers in the crowd have been published, some rejected. Other writers wanted to know how to get started. The panelists on the Young Writers […]

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ENMU students inspired to help Lighthouse Mission

Alisa Boswell: Portales News-Tribune Adriana De La Rosa, left, Jessica Lavalle, center, and Kaiwen Xu, all of the International Affairs Department at Eastern New Mexico University, look through the toiletry items they have collected. The group decided to collect bathroom and laundry supplies for homeless people after visiting the Lighthouse Mission in Clovis. A group […]

Elida student dreams of dancing

Rachel Cox has dreams of leaving Elida for New York City to perform on Broadway and build a career as a professional ballerina. PNT Staff Photo: Benna Sayyed Rachael Cox practices at S-W School of Dance. Cox said she began dancing at the age of five. Cox, a junior, began dancing at the age of […]

Elida news: March 27

Sports schedule Thursday — Baseball, Dora, here, V (2), 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday — Baseball, Eunice, there, V, TBA. FCCLA students place Crudities tray (State level, Monday event) — Tate Turnbough, Silver medal. Crudities tray (State level, Monday event) — Jordan Morgan and Haley Powell, Silver medals. Decorated cake (State level, Monday event) […]

Dora news: March 27

SBA testing ongoing Dora students will finish up the remaining portions of the New Mexico Standards Based Assessment on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Dora FFA students place Last week, Dora FFA took sweepstakes at the Eastern New Mexico judging contest in Portales. Awards were the following: Dairy Foods team, second place; Livestock team, first […]

ENMU announces art show results

Eastern New Mexico University in Portales has announced the juried results of the third annual K through ENMU Juried Youth Art Exhibition as part of National Youth Art Month in March. Artists selected for this year's event include: Derek Gonzales, Dora ISD Jaecy Banther, Dora ISD Ryan Lopez, Lindsey Steiner, Portales Joseph Erwin, Lindsey Steiner, […]

ENMU briefs — March 21

ENMU Fundraiser being held The second annual Bench Club All-You-Can-Eat Crab Fest is March 31 at the Yam Theater. Tickets are $30 a person or $220 for a table of eight. A silent auction will also be held with signed items from professional athletes and Greyhound and Zia teams, and other items. For tickets call […]

ENMU faculty contribute to textbook

Alisa Boswell After about a year of hard work and time management, Eastern New Mexico University faculty and contributors get to see their research and writing come to fruition.

Floyd student named 4-H diplomat

Floyd High School sophomore Lane Wallace was inducted as a 4-H state diplomat during the annual 4-H senior leadership retreat in Albuquerque in January. Wallace joins Sierra Baca of Santa Fe County, Kylie Butterfield of De Baca County and Shelby Herrera of Valencia County as the 2012 state diplomats. The senior 4-H members will share […]

Students raise money for My Ashleah foundation

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Christina Calloway Portales Junior High School student leaders want to prove age is not a factor in raising money for something that they believe in. Student body government members Bailey Rowley, Grant Wagner and Hannah Cabeldue raised money for local non-profit organization, My Ashleah, to purchase a billboard with a message that spoke to them. […]

School board to hold special meeting

Alisa Boswell A Portales Municipal Schools Board of Education special meeting is 5 p.m. Monday in the Administration Building to consider budget adjustment requests.