Local Briefs March 16, 2008

Filing day is TuesdayDeclarations of candidacy and nominating petitions for legislative, retention district judge, district attorney, Public Regulation Commission, State Board of Education and all Roosevelt County offices must be filed between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Roosevelt County Clerk’s Office, according to a release from Roosevelt County Clerk Janet Collins. La […]

Initiatives established to improve retention

By Helena Rodriguez: PNT Staff Writer The Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents briefly discussed freshmen retention during a meeting Friday, an issue President Steven Gamble said is an ongoing problem. Gamble passed out a list of initiatives the campus would like to improve to increase ENMU’s freshmen retention rate. The endeavors include: —Employing […]

Runoff water spells trouble for Clovis

By Mike Linn Budget cuts, developments sprouting like mushrooms, and a year of heavy rain have exacerbated drainage problems in Clovis. Tack on an all-but-flat terrain and the flooding of homes this summer and city officials are somewhat torn — between the advice of their public works director and that of area developers. At a […]