Engagements — June 6

McShurley-Seefeld Scott and Cindy McShurley of Nacogdoches, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Stacy McShurley of Bedford, Texas, to Jason Seefeld of Lubbock, son of Larry and Margaret Seefeld of Clovis. Jason is the grandson of Joe King of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows Oct. 9 at the First United […]

City prepares for emergencies

Tony Parra Emergency alert sirens and spreading the news via media outlets are two top priorities for local officials if a tornado swept through the Portales vicinity. Planning for a tornado, flood or any other emergencies situations were topics of discussion at an emergency planning meeting on Thursday at the Portales city hall. At the […]

Residents seek safety tips to prepare for severe weather

Mike Linn Residents of Portales have made frequent calls to city hall over the past two weeks, probing city officials about safety measures during turbulent weather patterns. Many of the questions involve the difference between a tornado warning and a tornado watch, and what it means when six strategically-placed sirens sound throughout the city. The […]