Feb. 21 Blotter

A sampling of calls received by Portales dispatchers Feb. 11 through Feb. 18 according to call logs:

‘Robo calls’ oppose cigarette tax

By Steve Terrell: The New Mexican As its done in previous years, a major tobacco company is running a phone bank to urge New Mexicans to tell legislators to vote against raising cigarette taxes. A spokesman for Altria, parent company of Phillip Morris, said Monday that such calls are supposed to go only to smokers […]

1-31 blotter

A sampling of calls received by Portales dispatchers Jan. 22-29, according to call logs: Jan. 23: • At 12:01 a.m., a caller in the 1700 block of North Boston Avenue reported a threat to the caller’s 16-year-old daughter on a My Space Web site. • At 4:26 p.m., a caller in the 1900 block of […]

Jan. 17 Police blotter

A sampling of calls Portales dispatchers received Jan. 8 throught Jan. 15, according to call logs: Jan. 8: • At 4:24 p.m. dispatchers sent officers to investigate an open 911 line. They were told that for the past few days, the caller’s dog had been sitting on the phone, which then dialed 911.

County road funding likely will be slashed

By Argen Duncan: PNT senior staff writer Roosevelt County is facing state funding cuts that will limited it to repairing about half as many road surfaces as in past years. The issue came before the Roosevelt County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday. In the 2008-2009 fiscal year, the county received about $432,000 from three Local […]

Dec. 20 Police Blotter

A sampling of call received by Portales dispatchers from Dec. 1-18, according to police call logs:

Portales nurse receives recognition

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New Mexico Department of Health registered nurse Carol Morgan of Portales recently received the Excellence in Public Health/Community/School Nursing award from the ITT Technical Institute. Background: Morgan has been in nursing for 29 years. She said she moved to New Mexico from Michigan due to a nursing shortage here. In Michigan, nurses were being laid […]

11/31 Blotter

PNT staff A sampling of calls received by the Portales Police Department from Nov. 16-19, 2009. Nov. 16 • 2:21 p.m., caller at 1600 block of North Abilene reported she had found a safe in the dumpsters. • 7:24 p.m., caller at 500 block of West 6th St. reported that he had just arrived home […]

Press Release: Portales nurse earns top award

Carol Morgan, RN, nurse manager for the New Mexico Department of Health in Portales, received the Excellence in Public Health/Community/School Nursing award, presented by ITT Technical Institute at the 2009 Nursing Excellence Awards.

Seasonal flu vaccines available at clinic

27th SOW Public Affairs The 27th Special Operations Medical Group received additional seasonal influenza vaccines, and currently has injectable vaccines at the immunization clinic. Because there are several days with adjusted hours due to exercises, holidays and training in November, call your Primary Care Manager team or Immunizations at 784-4040 if you have questions.

Nov. 17, 1963

C.R. Nelson received the first Superior Accomplishment Award ever presented to a local employee from Postmaster Bill Foster, according to the Portales News-Tribune. A $100 cash bonus goes with the award. Nelson has been a postal employee for 28 years.

Nov. 7, 1965

Navy Lt. j.g. Jack D. Woodul of Portales received the Air Medal aboard the U.S.S. Independence in the China Sea.

Oct. 21 Police Blotter

A sampling of calls received by the Portales Police Department from Oct. 16-18:

10/18 Blotter

PNT staff A sample of calls received by the Portales Police Department from Oct. 12-15. Oct. 12 • 3:53 a.m., caller at 1200 block of East 3rd Street reported a car followed him to his house, stopped for awhile, and then drove off. • 9:44 p.m., caller at 700 block of West 17th Lane reported […]

10/11 Police blotter

PNT staff A sampling of calls received by the Portales Police Department from Oct. 5-8: Oct. 5 • 4:29 a.m., caller at 100 block of Yucca Drive said she was hearing things on her roof. No incident report filed. • 5:48 p.m., caller reported a young boy was hitchhiking in the area near U.S. Highway […]

Police calls

Freedom New Mexico A sampling of calls received by the Portales Police Department from Sept. 28-Oct. 1. Sept. 28 • 5:33 p.m., caller in the 1000 block of North Abilene reported the mother of his children was not letting him pick up his kids. No incident report filed. • 8:19 p.m., caller in the 1000 […]

Oct. 1 Police Blotter

A sampling of calls received by the Portales Police Department from Sept. 25-27:

Sept. 27 Police Blotter

A sampling of calls received by the Portales Police Department from Sept. 22-23. Sept. 22 • 8:00 a.m., caller at 600 block of W. 15th St. reported a large bird in her yard. • 10:30 a.m., caller at 1200 block of N. Main reported a dog chasing traffic. • 11:40 a.m., caller at 100 N. […]

Players aren’t only winners in New Mexico Lottery

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By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico For a handful of area residents, scratching, picking and rubbing has turned out to be lucrative. Curry and Roosevelt County residents won more than $3.4 million by playing the lottery in fiscal year 2009, according to the New Mexico Lottery. The numbers show about $6.3 million spent playing to […]

Sept. 6 Police Blotter

Samples of calls received by the Portales Police Department from Sept. 2 through Sept. 4.