July 8, 1982

• Portales Police Department officials seized four ounces of marijuana and a sawed off shotgun at a residence on North Avenue K during an early morning raid.
• Members of the Portales School Board and school officials ceremoniously lit a $5,000 bond that was one of 187 bonds that the school was able to pay off.
• A hailstorm southeast of Pep destroyed 100 acres of cotton and 300 acres of maize.
• Valley Furniture advertised a GE refrigerator for the price of $599.