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Rod Savage, vocational agriculture instructor at Portales High School, was named best agriculture teacher in New Mexico by the state Agricultural Education Teachers Association during their July 20-Aug.t 3 conference in Albuquerque, according to Portales news archives. He was presented the “Ag Teacher of the Year” plaque by Kenneth Taylor, president of the association.
Portales City Council members again heard testimony from the Portales Humane Society concerning the proposed animal control ordinance during their meeting the day before, according to Portales news archives. The council voted to adopt an ordinance at the next meeting.
Ronda Russell, 17, was crowned as Roosevelt County Fair Queen, according to Portales news archives. She was selected to take over the duties during the fair the year prior.
Vandals broke into the Portales water reservoir and disconnected a nipple that supplied chlorine to the city water system, according to Portales news archives. City employees said the loss of chlorine in the water supply did not effect the safety of the water.
Freedom New Mexico Police arrested a 54-year-old Clovis man Sunday after intercepting communication he is accused of having with a 13-year-old girl.