Monday morning briefing: Chiefs alone, Commander’s Call and rich pitches

Commander’s Call:

Shooting should serve as wake up call

Freedom New Mexico Call it signs of the times. After news spread that a man armed with an automatic weapon had opened fire at the University of Texas at Austin campus, two other universities — Texas Tech in Lubbock and the UT Medical Branch in Galveston — canceled tests of emergency procedures designed to deal […]

Cannon land use study meeting Monday

Curry and Roosevelt counties will hold a policy committee meeting 1:30 p.m. Monday in Portales as part of the Cannon Air Force Base Joint Land Use Study. The public meeting will be held at the Portales City Hall. For information or to get an agenda visit currycounty.org or call 763-6016.

Arizona law does more harm to taxpayers

In Mexico they call it “la ley del odio” — the law of hate. Indeed, President Felipe Calderon had publicly condemned the act and Mexican border governors had said they would boycott a planned conference before it was moved from Arizona to New Mexico. To many people, Arizona’s anti-immigration law that went into effect last […]

Police blotter — July 8

Clarence Plank Recent calls received by Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs: Tuesday • At 4:33 p.m., an adult probation officer called requesting an officer for probation violation. Officer responded to call. • At 5:17 p.m., a report of a grass fire at South Roosevelt Road 13 and South Roosevelt Road P near Dora. […]

Police blotter — July 7

Recent calls received by Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs: Saturday • At 12:02 a.m., a caller in the 200 block of North Boulder Avenue reported her grandson was out of control and broke a screen. • At 12:31 p.m., a caller in the 700 block of South Dallas Avenue reported smoke coming from […]

Police blotter — July 4

Recent calls received by Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs: Wednesday • At 6:42 a.m., a caller in the Floyd area of N.M. 267 reported someone had vandalized the school. • At 8:44 a.m., a caller on Main in Causey requested an officer to report a break-in at her residence. • At 4:14 p.m., […]

Police blotter — June 30

Recent calls received by Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs: Sunday • At 12:52 a.m., a caller in the area of South Roosevelt Road R 1/2 requested officers, saying subjects were trying to get into her house. • At 10:10 a.m., a caller in the 300 block of West Ivy Street said she gave […]

Police blotter — June 27

Recent calls received by Portales Dispatch Wednesday through Friday, according to call logs: Wednesday • At 9:59 a.m., a caller in the 1600 block of West Second requested an officer to make a report of two women being injured by a cat. • At 4:44 p.m., a caller in the 400 block of North Avenue […]

Police blotter — June 23

Recent calls received by Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs: Saturday • At 12:15 a.m., a caller in the 1700 block of West Fir requested an officer as he was getting text messages from a man in Albuquerque who has threatened his wife. • At 5:04 p.m., a caller in the 500 block of […]

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Recent calls to Roosevelt County dispatch, according to call logs:

Our people: Call of duty

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Bio • Name: Kevin and Tammy Ray • Birthday: Kevin: Nov. 4, 1964 Tammy: Dec. 9, 1965 • Profession: Salvation Army Corps Officers • Family: We’ve been married 20 years. Children Caleb, 13, Sara, 15 and Joshua, 19, who is married to Hali. They have a son named Jackson, 1.

ENMU briefs — June 16

Kittens in need of homes Six orange tabby kittens are available for adoption at Eastern New Mexico University. Tory the greyhound found one kitten on campus. To adopt it, call Janice Morrow at 562-2133 or e-mail janice.morrow@enmu.edu. The Information Technology Services staff has another five kittens. These cats are about 6 weeks old, litter-box trained […]

Police blotter — June 16

Recent calls received by Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs: Saturday • At 2 a.m., a caller in the area of University and Avenue B requested an officer to break up a fight in progress. • At 5:12 p.m., a caller in the 1000 block of West 14th Lane requested to talk to an […]

Police blotter — June 13

Recent calls to Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs: Wednesday • At 10:19 a.m., a caller in the 1300 block of Avenue D reported someone trying to present a stolen check. • At noon, a caller in the 1700 Block of North Boston was concerned for his 23-year-old granddaughter, but does not know where […]

Police blotter — June 9

A sampling of calls received by Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs: Saturday • At 11:44 a.m., a caller in the 1200 block of North Avenue N Place reported a stolen motor bike. • At 4:10 p.m., a caller in the 600 block of South Avenue D reported a 2-year-old had fallen out of […]

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Recent calls to Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs: Saturday • At 3:36 p.m., a caller in the Tinsley Crossing area reported two subjects taking gravel. • At 4:17 p.m., a caller in the area of N.M. 467 reported a 10-year-old girl passed out. Sunday • At 2:30 p.m., a caller in the 300 […]

Police blotter — June 1

Recent calls received by Roosevelt County dispatchers, according to call logs from May 26 through May 28: May 26 • At 5:49 p.m., a caller in the 500 block of East Brazos requested a deputy from the county as someone took articles from him. • At 7:12 p.m., a caller in the area of South […]

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Recent calls to Portales dispatch, according to call logs: Sunday • At 2:03 a.m., a caller in the 700 block of Amazon Street reported a man entered her house and then went next door and entered another house. • At 1:07 a.m., a caller in the 1000 block of West Second Street reported a fight […]

Police Blotter — May 12

Recent calls received by Portales dispatchers, according to call logs: Saturday • At 12:59 a.m., a caller in the 900 block of East Canadian Street requested an officer because people at the residence were fighting and breaking things, as well as throwing objects at cars on the street. • At 2:53 a.m., a caller at […]