Two ENMU players placed on LSC South hoops teams

Freedom New Mexico RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University sophomore forward Cat Clay was a second-team selection on the the All-Lone Star Conference South Division women’s team in basketball. For the men, ENMU’s Dannon Wafer was chosen honorable mention in selections announced this week by the conference office. Clay led the Zias in scoring [...]

March 1, 2009 Dora school news

BPA state winners Colleen Tollett, sponsor, announces that the following students placed at the recent BPA State Leadership Conference: Gowan Hays — Finalist in Fundamental Spreadsheet Application; Ashlyn Myers — Finalist in Desktop Publishing; Renee Gantert — 2nd in Legal Office Procedures; Arlem Villanueva — Finalist in Database Applications; Arlem Villanueva, Jessica Fierro, Ashley Kanmore, [...]

Feb. 1, 2009 Portales Junior High School News

Spanish Spelling Bee Ruben Tellez, sponsor, had the library full of students ready to show their skills in spelling Spanish words Wednesday. Students had to correctly spell the words then indicate where the accents or tildes were placed.

Dora School News Oct. 12

Eastern New Mexico State Fair winners FFA students who placed in Roswell last week at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair: Stefanie Neuhaus — Grand Champion Swine and Grand Champion LambJordan Inge — Grand Champion Goat. Other Dora students making the sale were: Sheldon Breshears — Reserve YorkBailey and Tearney O’Connor — SwineShaelei Payne — [...]

Oct. 5, 2008 Elida News

Rodeo competition Elida High School students participated in two rodeo competitions recently. Sept. 6-7, the Santa Fe rodeo was held. Trent Bilberry placed ninth during the Saturday calf roping go-rounds and on Sunday he placed fourth. Kody Paiz wound up in eighth place on Sunday. At the Grants rodeo, held Sept. 13-14, Trent Bilberry took [...]

Police Blotter — June 29

The following is a sampling of calls placed to Portales police dispatchers over the past week: June 19• At 6:45 p.m., a caller reported a dispute at a residence on East Ninth Street.• At 8:18 p.m., a caller reported a stolen vehicle at a residence on South Avenue I.• At 10:29 p.m., a caller reported [...]

PHS graduate races to championship

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By Thomas Garcia: PNT staff writer A former Portales resident rode her way to a championship at the Better Barrel Races World Finals in April. Angie (Welch) Grand Pre placed first in the 1D division at the finals held in Oklahoma City. “I have competed in the past in this event and done OK,” Grand [...]

Roosevelt County under tornado warning

PNT Staff Report Roosevelt County was placed under a tornado warning by the National Weather Service at 7:12 p.m. Monday. The warning continues until 8 p.m. Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office personnel said fire department personnel had spotted a possible funnel cloud in a storm near Elida. No confirmation of a tornado has been made, though. [...]

Taxation unfairly characterized as cost of rights

Freedom New Mexico Given the emphasis placed on education in this country, we’re particularly chagrined to see the heights a person can reach despite an apparent misunderstanding of basic American history. How high, exactly? Try the U.S. Justice Department. A recent Associated Press story reported on efforts to target businesses that advise people how to [...]

Police Blotter March 16, 2008

The following is a sampling of calls placed to Portales police dispatchers over the last week. According to reports: March 8• A caller reported several cows on the roadway near N.M. 114, near the first curve near Dora.• A caller reported that three juveniles had entered the old Yam Theater on South Main Street. March [...]