ENMU faculty retiring

Eastern New Mexico University will be saying goodbye to some long-term faculty members this month as they retire from higher education and move on to fishing, traveling and quality family time. Here's what retirees had to say about their ENMU experience and where they plan to go next: Name: V. Scott Johnson, "Doctor J" Position […]

Dora school news

Food drive nets 1,028 donated cans of food As a community project, Dora High School student Sarah Walker, assisted by staff members Mallory Radcliff and Susie Thomas, had a school-wide food drive last week. A contest was held to see which elementary class and which high school class could bring the most food donations. A […]

Portales students featured in film

Juan Mendez said he forgot the camera was rolling as a filmmaker followed him around school, on the soccer field and at his home in Portales. Alisa Boswell: Portales News-Tribune Portales High School senior Juan Mendez, left, talks to Portales residents about his film with Littleglobe, a Santa Fe-based film company. Director Erin Hudson, center, […]

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 […]