ENMU briefs —

New officers elected for board of regents • President, Randy Harris • Vice president, Brett Leach • Secretary/treasurer, Santana Chavez

Anniversaries —

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Welch [image #1, align=right, size=medium] Johnny and Fran Welch of Portales will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 5 at Creighton’s Town and Country meeting and conference room, 1704 S. Ave D, Portales. The celebration will be hosted by Angie and Brant Moore, Jeff and Doris Welch, Kevin Welch, […]

Mrs. Portales applicant sought

Freedom New Mexico The Mrs. New Mexico Pageant is seeking applicants for the title of Mrs. Portales, according to Executive State Director Sheree Lynch. Once selected, the candidate will advance to represent her community in the 2012 Mrs. New Mexico Pageant on Feb. 4, 2012, at the Rodey Theatre in Albuquerque. Local title holders will […]

Club notes — March 13

Beta Phi Four members and seven guests attended the regular meeting Feb. 7 at 11 a.m. at Furr’s Cafeteria. The chapter received a thank you letter and a tax receipt from Bread of Life Orphange in Brosteni, Romania. March will be Forcaster Seal’s. Bring all aluminum tabs, coupons or anything else you have to turn […]

March 6 —

Recent cases in Roosevelt County Magistrate Court, according to court documents: Feb. 16 • Dominique Lucero, born in 1974, pleaded no contest to driving on a suspended license as per a plea agreement. Lucero was sentenced to four days in jail, 360 days supervised probation and $475 in fines and fees. Feb. 22 • David […]

Fort Sumner woman claims lottery prize

Freedom New Mexico A Fort Sumner woman claimed a $50,000 prize Monday from the New Mexico Lottery. Blanche Boyd, 79, purchased a ticket for the Feb. 19 Powerball drawing at an Allsup’s convenience store in Portales, according to a release from the New Mexico Lottery. Boyd’s ticket matched the white ball numbers of 3, 12, […]

On the shelves —

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Gardens of Santa Fe” by Anne Hillerman brings many well-loved but secluded gardens to the public eye, highlighting the astonishing diversity of plants suited to the high-desert mountains and sharing insights on how to turn your own garden into a bountiful oasis in the desert. “Port […]

School menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, chocolate pudding. Tuesday: Breakfast —Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch —Cheeseburger on a bun, tater tots, lettuce, tomato, pickle, cookie. Wednesday: Breakfast —Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, fruit, whole wheat […]

Feb. 27 —

Samplings of calls to Portales law enforcement, according to police records: Tuesday • About 1:50 p.m., officers responded to City Park in reference to a 911 hang-up from a cell phone. They learned from a witness that a battery had occurred and the victim and suspect left in separate vehicles. While trying to find the […]