Dec. 26 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the Roosevelt County District Court: — Henry Graves, 45, pled guilty to larceny (more than $250) and will serve 18 months of supervised probation. The following marriage certificates were recently issued in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: — Gary Robbins, 54, and Rose Pechal, 44, both of Portales.

Dec. 12 Public Record

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the magistrate court: • Adam Elliott, 18, found guilty of reckless driving and will serve 90 days of supervised probation. • Shelly Gonzales, 29, found guilty of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana under an ounce and will serve 364 days of supervised probation. • […]

Parent turns to Empty Stocking Fund

Freedom Newspapers The Empty Stocking Fund is a joint effort of the Salvation Army and the Portales News-Tribune. Recipients receive gifts and clothes for their children, and baskets of food, with green beans, stuffing, mashed potatoes and a meat voucher from a local grocery store. Larger families will receive donated turkeys instead of the voucher. […]

‘Believe’ crew wraps it up for local filming

At 12:17 a.m. on Thursday, First Assistant Director David Cluck called, “That’s a wrap!” for the last time on “Believe In Me.” Six weeks before, in Ned Houk Park just north of Clovis, we took our first shot of the picture as lead actor Jeff Donovan climbed into the blue pickup that would serve as […]

Aug. 22 Public Record

The following certificates of marriage were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: — Jayson Lopez, 30, and Robin Edwards, 38, both of Clovis. — Tristan Selmon, 21, and Renee Archunde, 24, both of Portales. The following divorces were filed in the Roosevelt County District Court: — Christy Brakebill and Warren Brakebill. — Rodger Thomas […]

June 13 Public Record

The following certificates of marriage were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: — James Earle, 23, and Cassandra Ballauer, 22, both of Portales. The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in Roosevelt County District Court: — Edward Wickware, 22, found guilty of false imprisonment, breaking and entering and criminal damage to property and will […]

May 23 Public Record

The following marriage certificates were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: • Jessie Sanchez, 27, and Nicole Bruyere, 25, both of Mineral, Texas. • Jamie Knight, 23, and Tiffany Lee Aulbach, 22, both of Mountain Home, Idaho. • Nathaniel Huerta, 25, and Meghin Irwin, 22, both of Portales. • David Milliron, 22, and Senaida Herrera, 24, […]

Feb. 24 Public Record

The following marriage certificates were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: Shaune M. Gibson, 39, and Patricia A. Hallford, 20, both of Portales. The following divorces were recently filed in the Roosevelt County Courthouse: Laduska and Jeramy L. Magallanes. Andrew W. and Angel E. Naylor. Charles A. and Karen L. Daggett. Hector and Monica […]

Residents outraged over commodities

Mike Linn Residents of south Roosevelt County are upset about a new commodity program, claiming portions of the food distributed last week were rotten and inedible. “The squash they sent was absolutely ridiculous — it was ruined. It was not edible,” said Mavis Carmichael of Garrison. “And I cooked the turkey because I didn’t want […]

American calendar system needs rethinking

Jim Lee Welcome to 2004. Are we ready to start another year of wondering which months have 30 days and which have 31? It seems easy when we say long and short alternate, starting with a long one. It’s a matter of 31, 30 and so on, right? Well, not quite. There is the matter […]