Wildlife specialist helps remove problem animals

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One familiar face in rural Roosevelt County, and across the state, is welcome to landowners but not so welcome to pesky creatures on their property.Ray Jaur

County holds off on ‘no dumping’ action

By Argen Duncan: PNT Senior Writer The Roosevelt County Commission took no action on a request to publicize laws dealing with litter and blowing trash. At the commission meeting Tuesday in the County Courthouse, Linda Giddings, who lives west of Portales, requested a sign beside the northbound lane of U.S. 70 near Roosevelt General Hospital […]

April 12, 2009 Honors

Roosevelt County Rural Telephone Cooperative recently selected scholarship winners.

Ute Water authority mulls status

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority members revisited a change first considered in 2007 — moving to a true utility authority. Scott Verhines, Ute Water Project Manager, gave a potential timeline and goals sought for such a change at Wednesday’s authority meeting. The authority, tasked with the Ute Water […]

Events Calendar Aug. 14, 2008

TodayRural Bookmobile — 9-10 a.m., Pep Post OfficeRural Bookmobile — 10:30-11:30 a.m., Causey Post OfficeRural Bookmobile — 1:30-2:30 p.m., Elida Post Office.Curry County Fair — Curry County Fairgrounds. Visit www.currycountyfair.com for schedule of eventsPortales High School block party — 7-11 p.m., PHS grounds FridayPortales High School Back-to-School Carnival — 1-5 p.m., PHS groundsSt. Helen Fiesta […]

Meetings will discuss renewable energy

Freedom New Mexico New Mexico energy, rural and economic development organizations are inviting residents to a series of town hall meetings to discuss renewable energy development in rural communities, according to a press release from New Mexico State University. The first meeting is 9 a.m. Monday at the Memorial Building in Portales. The next meetings […]

Honors: Charles Crane

Charles K. Crane with Crane Appraisals in Portales has been recognized by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers for five years of membership with the organization. The ASFMRA represents nearly 2,500 agribusiness professionals in the United States and Canada who provide farm and ranch management, rural appraisal and appraisal review, and agricultural […]

County Commission District 2 candidate: Richard Leal

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Name: Richard Leal Age: 50 Occupation: General manager of the Roosevelt County Water Cooperative Running for: County Commissioner, District 2 Party affiliation: Republican Elected offices held: Board of Directors for New Mexico Rural Water Association, Arch fire chief, currently assistant fire chief for Dora Why are you running for county commissioner? As a lifelong member […]

Rural Water Authority chair says Ute pipeline must be built somehow

By Gabriel Monte, Freedom New Mexico CLOVIS

RGH closing in on clinic reimbursement

By Thomas Garcia, PNT Staff Reporter A long and tedious process that will provide federal reimbursement to Roosevelt General Hospital is close to an end says the administrator. The hospital is in the process of establishing hospital-based rural health clinics in Portales and Clovis. The two clinics are up and operating but have still not […]