Aug. 31, 2008 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received over the past week by Portales Police dispatchers. According to the reports: Monday • At 10:40 a.m., a caller reported fraud at a residence on Gemini Drive. • At 4:09 p.m., a caller reported a burglary of a vehicle on South Avenue A. • At 5:58 p.m., [...]

Fair Results: Open Poultry

Results from the Roosevelt County Fair Open Poultry Show: • Audrey Campbell, 1st and Champion Bantam Male, Cochin; 2nd runner duck hen; 1st runner duck Hen; 1st Swedish duck hen. Barbara Nicholes, 1st and Champion Large Breed Trio with Sussex; 1st goose. • Delores Campbell 1st Old English hen; 1st Magpie Duck hen; 2nd Swedish [...]

Awards given at fair

Special to the PNT Johnny Ogden, awards master of ceremonies, led the awards presentations at the Roosevelt County Fair to a packed crowd Aug. 22. Business and individual supporters were present to hand out their buckles and trophies to the top winning individuals. In the Home Arts Building, LaDoris Allison received first place, Konni Wallace, [...]

Aug. 31, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Portales Public Library: Snoring Beauty by Bruce Hale, illustrated by Howard Fine“Long, long ago (about six hundred and two years ago Last Friday, at 7:00 p.m. Fairy Standard Time, to be exact), the childless King Gluteus and his wife, Queen Esophagus, got lucky at last.”

Carters settle on “White Earth”

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By Ruth Burns: Special to the PNT By Ruth Burns Special to the PNT One of the first of the pioneers to come to the Roosevelt County area was the Carter Family, who settled at Tierra Blanca Lake about 10 miles west of the present site of Portales, so named because of the “White Earth” [...]

Expert: Artistry can be simple

By Sheryl Borden: PNT Columnist Information on craft painting techniques and preparing Indian and Mediterranean cuisine will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday(All times are Mountain). Tera Leigh of Paintability assures us that anyone can become an artist and create beautiful items for the home with the techniques [...]

Aug. 31, 2008 Community Calendar

The Portales News-Tribune offers this space for community events. To submit or change an announcement, contact the Editorial Department at 356-4481 several days in advance. For Sunday’s paper, items must be submitted by mid-day Wednesday. Please keep submissions brief and to the point as space is limited. Sunday Lamp Lighters Alcoholics Anonymous — 11 a.m. [...]

Aug. 31, 2008 Births

Tabor Tae Wayne Tabor and Julieana Michelle Tabor were born June 18, 2008, to Ben and Veronica Tabor at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He weighed 3 pounds, 12 ounces. She weighed 4 pounds, 3 ounces. Grandparents are Brian and Zoe Ann Tabor of Elida and Frank and Wanda Levacy of Portales. Great-grandparents are Mike [...]

Aug. 31, 2008 Engagements

Medina-Lucero James and Nomie Medina of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Melissa A. Medina, to Michael J. Lucero, both of Clovis. He is the son of Amanda Lucero and Paul Gauna of Fort Sumner. The couple will exchange vows Sept. 6, 2008, in Clovis. Invitations have been sent.

Aug. 31, 2008 Dora High News

Labor Day weekSchool will not be in session Monday for Dora students and staff. School will be back in session Tuesday through Friday. VolleyballTuesday: Dora junior high, junior varsity and varsity at Clovis Christian, 4 p.m. Progress reportsTeachers will issue reports of academic progress as of the third week of the first grading period on [...]